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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:  1 - 5 PM

 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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Nutrition 101: Eating Healthy on a Budget
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join Martin's registered, licensed dietitian and in-store nutritionist, Joni Rampolla, for tips, tricks, and strategies to eat healthy on a budget. Learn how to make smart choices for you and your family.  

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Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 12 – 17
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Is there something you'd like to see at your library? Join us and help make it happen! At TAB, you can help to create displays, programming, and more. Earn service hours while making a difference in your community. 

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 – 6
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An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, March 20, 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, March 21, 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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Music with Me
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 2 - 6
Registration and more information
Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers, and more!

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Tween Space
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 – 12
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A weekly after-school program with a snack, craft/game/tech time, and homework assistance. Different activities every week! We will not meet on early dismissal days or when CCPS is closed.  

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Taneytown Book Club: Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas.

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Personalized Tech Help
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
An opportunity for individualized technology assistance on your own device or a public computer. Bring your questions about navigating the internet, email, and the online services the library offers. Leave with new skills and maybe an ebook or magazine downloaded to your device or a new Hoopla account for streaming movies, music, and TV shows.

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Sunday Minecraft
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
A fun afternoon of Minecraft! Whether you're completely new to the game or an expert, this is a chance to play with your peers!

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, March 26, 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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Handmade Journals
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: 11 – Adults, Adults
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Join us to make awesome journals of any size. We'll provide all the materials and instructions and you'll leave with a brand-new, handmade blank journal! 

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Preschool Vision Screening
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 9:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 2 – 5
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This free vision screening for preschool-aged children will test for lazy eye, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and depth perception. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. In partnership with the Deer Park Lion's Club.

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 – 6
More information
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, March 27, 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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Family Storytime
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth – 8
More information
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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Tween Space
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 – 12
More information
A weekly after-school program with a snack, craft/game/tech time, and homework assistance. Different activities every week! We will not meet on early dismissal days or when CCPS is closed.  

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Drop-In Knitting
Thursday, March 28, 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.

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