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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

Branch Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 AM - 8 PM
Friday - Saturday:  9 AM - 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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Taneytown Teen Advisory Board
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 12 - 18
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Calling all teens with a love of the library! Help us plan teen programming and influence our teen collections. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Need service hours? We’ve got those too!

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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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Let's Get Crafty
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Come craft with us! We will have a fun and EASY craft project each month. No experience or creative skills are needed! Bring a friend and craft together, or meet new people with a shared love of crafting.  

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Read and Play
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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 that allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Peter Rabbit Party and Book Giveaway
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
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Celebrate the joys of literacy with a visit from Peter Rabbit! Photo ops, fun activities, and information on what CCPL can offer your family every day of the week. Foster a love of reading by enjoying what your library branch has to offer and take home a copy of The Tale of Peter Rabbit courtesy of CCPL's Innovative Programming Grant and Rudolph Girls Books. One book per family while supplies last.  

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Pajama Party Storytime
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm
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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ABCs & 123s: All About Me
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
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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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Book Chat
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Join us for an hour of chatting about books! Come and share what you are reading and get ideas from others about what to read next!

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Writer's Circle
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Join this fun group of writers and aspiring writers as we share what we are working on and listen to feedback from others. Whether you write novels, short stories, poems, or anything in between, this group is for you!

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Spring Cleanout Crafternoon
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Help us clean out our crafting closet! Crafting helps to relieve stress, and it is fun. A variety of craft supplies will be provided so participants can complete their very own masterpieces.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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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Irish Dance Workshop
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join Cierra O'Keefe, a world championship-level Irish dancer, for a beginner "Shamrock Session" which will include Irish dance basics and traditional ceili practice. Cierra loves spreading her passion for Irish dance, culture, and music with audiences worldwide!

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Read and Play
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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 that allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Family Storytime
Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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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Evening Family Storytime
Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm
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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Leaping Leprechauns
Friday, March 8, 2024 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
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Join the fun as we celebrate Irish heritage with a STEAM twist. We'll share traditional stories, songs, and crafts - plus some fun STEAM activities that may help us find the leprechaun's gold!

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Mario Party
Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 18
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Celebrate Mar.10, or Mario Day, with all things Mario!

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Monday through Saturday, 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