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Carroll County Public Library
Infinite Possibilities

Taneytown Branch

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10 Grand Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787

Jillian Dittrich, Branch Manager

Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 AM - 8:45 PM
Friday - Saturday:  9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday:  Closed

 Phone 1    410.386.4510

Fax    410.386.4515

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Upcoming Programs and Events

Check Currents or the Calendar of Events site for more events.

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Healthy Gardens Grow
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 10
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What makes a garden grow? Earth, rain, sun, and all sorts of creatures! Eddie works hard, digging, pulling weeds, and watering his plants, and soon his garden is magnificent, from his string bean house to his tall sunflowers. Make a lettuce necklace to take home. A University of Maryland Extension program.

 

 

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Lunch at the Library
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Design a Dreamcatcher
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Design and create your own dreamcatcher, sure to bring beauty to your dreams, and your home. All materials are provided.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Itty Bitty Dancers
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Come dance with us! We'll use songs and movement to learn some of the basics of dancing with Kim Golliday from Taneytown Dance Center.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Life of a Civil War Soldier
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Take a journey with re-enactor Richard Anderson to the 1860s and learn what life was like for a Civil War soldier. Generously supported by Dr. Michael Rosner.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Family Storytime
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Lunch at the Library
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Yoga for Me
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
Registration and more information
Learn and practice a few yoga and relaxation techniques to help you deal with the stresses of everyday life. Bring a yoga mat or large towel if you wish.

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Drop-In Knitting
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects.

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Smart Board Café
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: Adults
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Join a morning café scene with demonstrations and activities on our Smart Board. Maybe a group crossword puzzle and a dive into book suggestions from Novelist, we will use the time and big screen to explore digital resources in an informal group setting. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Lunch at the Library
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Music Fun!
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 5 - 12
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Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music for an interactive demonstration of musical instruments, and try your hand at a few that you may want to play.

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Get Up and Move to Stay Active
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 10
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To stay strong and healthy, you need to be physically active! Explore some ways to be strong and to be able to run and keep up with friends. Learn about eating healthy meals and snacks, drinking plenty of water, and staying physically active by playing games with friends. A University of Maryland Extension program.

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Lunch at the Library
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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On the Prowl
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
Join us as we celebrate International Tiger Day! Come learn about these amazing creatures and how you can help preserve their habitats.

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Zumba!
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Get your groove on with Zumba instructor Jenna Iser. Beginners welcome.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Read and Play
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Lunch at the Library
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Super Science!
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Registration and more information
Learn something new with hands-on science experiments and activities! This program, presented by Taneytown Cub Scout Pack 718, will get you investigating, experimenting, and exploring!

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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Preschool Science: Water
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 5
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There will be a variety of activities for hands-on learning with water play for kids. We will read a book, sing, and have a wet and messy time. Please wear clothes that are good for water play.

 

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Lunch at the Library
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Learn a New Language: American Sign Language
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
Try a new way to communicate with others, by using your eyes and hands, as instructor Pam Kraemer teaches us American Sign Language.

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Perfect Paints
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. Please limit registration to one paint session. 

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ABCs & 123s
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We'll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun.

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Lunch at the Library
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Out of this World Fitness
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 4 - 10
More information
Come move your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and move your body with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun. We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Sunday through Saturday, during October-April excluding library-observed holidays.

We have the following meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 8
1 Study Room - Capacity: 4 people

Book by Room

Branch History

The Taneytown Community Library opened as a branch of the Carroll County Public Library on January 9, 1969 in a storefront building on Baltimore Street. Ground was broken for a full-service branch on April 18, 1988. The Taneytown Branch at 10 Grand Drive opened to the public in February, 1989.

The 2008 renovation to the branch included a 5,000 square foot expansion and interior improvements