Calendar of Events - Eldersburg Branch

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Saturday Storytime
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Saturday March 25, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

1-2-3 Math with Me: Numbers and Counting
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Saturday March 25, 2017
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For ages 2 - 5
Join us for a story and hands-on activities as we explore different math concepts and pre-math skills.

Earth Day and Plastic Bags
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Saturday March 25, 2017
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For ages 12 - Adults
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Come join us in celebrating Earth by repurposing plastic bags. This fun crochet class will teach you how to use plastic for yarn (plarn). Basic crocheting skills are needed and supplies will be provided, including your first ball of plarn. If you want to bring your own hook, we will be using size Q. All attendees need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday March 25, 2017
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For ages 4 - 17
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday March 26, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Monday March 27, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Independent Exploration
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Monday March 27, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Monday March 27, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

KidWorks Kids Present: It's a Spring Thing
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Monday March 27, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 28, 2017
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday March 28, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 28, 2017
10:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday March 29, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday March 29, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Insurance Help for Maryland Consumers
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Wednesday March 29, 2017
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Learn more about insurance issues and get help with insurance problems from a representative of the Maryland Insurance Administration. 3pm to 7:30pm

Your Essential Benefits
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Wednesday March 29, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Health insurance plans are required to cover 10 essential health benefits. Learn more about these and how you can access them to ensure health and well-being for yourself and your family.

Read and Play
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Thursday March 30, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday March 30, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Chicks & Chickens
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Thursday March 30, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday March 30, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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This gentle yoga class is designed to allow students of varying abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects to yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress relief and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat, and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Free Hearing Screening
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Friday March 31, 2017
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop by the Eldersburg Branch for a free hearing screening for adults and children, at least 3 years of age, offered in partnership with the Lions Club Healthy Hearing and Balance. No appointments are needed

Tinker Tots
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Friday March 31, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 1, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Visual Codes
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Saturday April 1, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
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If you think a bar code is just a bunch of stripes, think again! Join local mathematician and inventor Jan Smid to explore the amazing properties and artistic value of visual codes in this workshop all about functional computer graphics like bar codes and QR codes. All attendees need to register.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday April 2, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Peaceful Melodies: Elaine Bryant
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Sunday April 2, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Enjoy the soothing sounds of piano or harp, as our local performers fill the library with beautiful calming music. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Monday April 3, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Independent Exploration
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Monday April 3, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Monday April 3, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Exploring Homelessness in Carroll County: A Town Hall Forum
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Monday April 3, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Join us for a short film exploring the lives of several Carroll County residents as they share their stories of homelessness. Hear our neighbors talk about their own journey, their struggles to get back on their feet, and their hopes for the future. A time of discussion and reflection will follow the film as we share ideas about our community response to homelessness. This event is sponsored by the Circle of Caring Homelessness Board, a voluntary collaborative committee of over 50 government, non-profit, business, and faith-based groups with an interest in ending homelessness in Carroll County.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
10:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Preschool Art in the Afternoon
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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Come join us for an afternoon of creativity. We will paint, draw, and create. Everything you need to create a work of art will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Bereavement Support Group
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This program will focus on counseling those who have lost someone close to them. This group is open to all grieving people in the community. It will focus on discussion and healing, using counseling, music, writing, and other interaction. Remember: you are not alone. This group is hosted by Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Green Screen: Movie Posters
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us in the Exploration Point to picture yourself famous! We'll use the green screen and photo editing software to create digital movie posters where you are the star. All attendees need to register.

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
George Schooley, certified septic system installer, inspector, and founder of Legacy Septic & Excavation, will share how to maintain your septic system to keep it working properly, helping you protect your home and family. Questions regarding BAT systems, sand mounds, and other new technology will also be addressed. Mr. Schooley will provide a brief presentation on the care of septic systems, followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 6, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday April 6, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Thursday April 6, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday April 6, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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This gentle yoga class is designed to allow students of varying abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects to yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress relief and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat, and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Easter Eggstravaganza
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Friday April 7, 2017
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Hop on down to the Eldersburg Branch to listen to Easter stories and songs. Play a game, make a craft, and of course there will be an Easter egg hunt at our celebration. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Easter Eggstravaganza
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Friday April 7, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Hop on down to the Eldersburg Branch to listen to Easter stories and songs. Play a game, make a craft, and of course there will be an Easter egg hunt at our celebration. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 8, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday April 8, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

1-2-3 Math with Me: Colors
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Saturday April 8, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Join us for a story and hands-on activities as we explore different math concepts and pre-math skills.

Free Spirit Book Club: Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
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Saturday April 8, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of our chosen book.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday April 9, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Swing Time
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Sunday April 9, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Herb Sell, keyboardist, will kick off spring with a delightful repertoire of American jazz and swing classics, from ragtime and swing to bebop and cool jazz. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. A Celebrating America program.

Independent Exploration
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Monday April 10, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday April 10, 2017
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the first meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the second meeting (3/27, 4/24, & 5/22) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn three service learning hours.

Easter Eggstravaganza
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Monday April 10, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 3/27/2017.
Hop on down to the Eldersburg Branch to listen to Easter stories and songs. Play a game, make a craft, and of course there will be an Easter egg hunt at our celebration. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday April 11, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Craft with MageWorks
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Wednesday April 12, 2017
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 3/29/2017.
The excitement of virtual reality and 3D printing come together in MageWorks. MageWorks is a mage (magician) simulation game which allows you to craft in virtual reality and then 3D print your crafted object to bring it to life. Explore this VR game with its creator Hadar Silverman. Registrants will be contacted prior to the program to sign up for a specific time slot within the 5 - 8 pm program time.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday April 12, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 13, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday April 13, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Fish
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Thursday April 13, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday April 13, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 3/30/2017.
This gentle yoga class is designed to allow students of varying abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects to yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress relief and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat, and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 15, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.