Calendar of Events - Eldersburg Branch

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Elephant & Piggie
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Monday July 24, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
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Join the stars of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series as they act out some of their favorite stories. Children and parents alike will enjoy this lively, interactive show that incorporates music and imaginative play. All attendees need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Independent Exploration
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Monday July 24, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Super Smash Bros Wii U Tournament
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Monday July 24, 2017
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come compete with others in a Super Smash Bros. tournament! All attendees need to register.

KidWorks Kids Present: Red, White, and Blue
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Monday July 24, 2017
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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 July 25, 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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Tuesday July 25, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
11:00 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.

Drop-In Crafts
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
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For ages 3 - 7
Use your creativity and help us clean out our closets by using up our leftover storytime crafts.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 26, 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: Music
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Wednesday July 26, 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.

Creepy Crawlers: Real and Imagined
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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For ages 12 - 17
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Professor of Art, Erik Miller, will instruct us on how to draw strange insects, deep sea creatures, and more. Then, using pieces from each drawing, we will learn to create a chimera-like creature. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Creative
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Survival
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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For ages 13 - Adults
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Join us and experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session, in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), yoga nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace into our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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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 July 27, 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 July 27, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Thursday July 27, 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.

Sphero Jousting League
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Thursday July 27, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Welcome to Sphero Jousting League! We'll learn the rules of jousting and then take turns participating in a one-on-one Sphero joust for glory, honor, and bragging rights. All attendees need to register.

Meet and Greet the Miniature Horse
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Friday July 28, 2017
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For All Ages
Join the fun as we meet a miniature horse from Full Moon Farms. Enjoy a brief informational presentation, followed by a Q&A session and a chance to meet the mini.

Sharks!
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Friday July 28, 2017
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For ages 6 - 13
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Sharks are not the fearsome eating machines portrayed in the movies. We'll explore these unique creatures and their amazing survival adaptations, as well as dispel some myths about these supposed monsters. Presented by the National Aquarium. All attendees need to register.

Fan Art Fridays
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Friday July 28, 2017
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Drop in and draw your favorite TV, video game, anime, movie, or book characters. All supplies will be provided.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday July 29, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

The Art of Acting: Basics
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Saturday July 29, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Interested in acting? Or maybe auditioning for a high school show? Come learn basic acting techniques from local high school drama club members. Participate in drama games, improv, and much more.

Build a Better World Through Polka Music
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Sunday July 30, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Polka music is one of the happiest forms of music on the face of the earth. Mike Schneider, of Pint Size Polkas, will introduce us to the fun of polka music! All attendees need to register.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday July 30, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Monday July 31, 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.

Family Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Monday July 31, 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.

Harry Potter Palooza
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Monday July 31, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come join us for a magic filled day as we celebrate Harry Potter's birthday.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 1, 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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Tuesday August 1, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 1, 2017
11:00 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.

The Slime Show
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Tuesday August 1, 2017
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Eric Energy will teach us about atoms, molecules, and polymers by mixing up batches of slime. Stay to the end of the show for your chance to touch the slime! All attendees need to register.

Landscaping to Help the Bay
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Tuesday August 1, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Learn the history of our Chesapeake Bay and ways to incorporate BayWise gardening into your home landscaping.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 2, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 2, 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.

Midweek Minecraft: Creative
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Wednesday August 2, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Survival
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Wednesday August 2, 2017
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 3, 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 August 3, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Rhyming Stories
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Thursday August 3, 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.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter X
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Thursday August 3, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday August 3, 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 of yoga, including increased flexibility and strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and blanket. All attendees need to register.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter X
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Friday August 4, 2017
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For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Vintage Photo 3Doodler
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Friday August 4, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Join us in Exploration Point! to turn old photos into colorful creations with our 3Doodlers. Add 3D mustaches, hats, and more! All attendees need to register.

Ulysses S. Grant, Life Lessons, Facts, & Myths
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Saturday August 5, 2017
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For ages 7 - Adults
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Many people claim they know all about Ulysses S. Grant from history books, but they will learn the truth when they talk to him. Come spend time with General Grant and get a first person introduction to this misunderstood American hero. He serves as a positive role model today with how he overcame adversity. A Celebrating America program.

Let's Get Ready for Kindergarten
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Saturday August 5, 2017
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 5
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Headed to kindergarten in the fall? Come to a special storytime! We'll celebrate this monumental milestone with stories, songs, and a bus ride! Parents will receive information from a kindergarten teacher on how to prepare children for school success. Only kids need to register.

Harp Shadows with Elaine Bryant
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Sunday August 6, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Local harp performer Elaine Bryant will play classical and popular songs that you will recognize. Spend a Sunday afternoon listening to beautiful harp music at the library!

Independent Exploration
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Sunday August 6, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 7, 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 August 7, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 7, 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.

Summer Robotics Camp
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Monday August 7, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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At this five-session robotics summer camp, you will learn how to build a basic robot using the EV3 module and how to program it using the Mindstorms® software. On the final day, campers will showcase their robots and skills by competing in a sumo-like challenge where your robot needs to push another robot out of the circle. Each session is three hours. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Only kids need to register.

Independent Exploration
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Monday August 7, 2017
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space 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 one-on-one tech appointment.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday August 7, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Refreshments will be served.