Calendar of Events - Eldersburg Branch

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Writing Group
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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: Cows
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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 July 18, 2018
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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.

Recycled Sheet Music Note Cards
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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For ages 10 - 17
Create whimsical note cards using recycled sheet music and stamps. All materials provided.

Midweek Minecraft: Survival
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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.

Chess Club
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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For ages 12 - 17
Whether you are a master or have never played, come join us in Exploration Point! for chess club. We will be going over the rules of the game, studying classic games from history, or just siting down and playing with friends. At our first meeting, we will determine the best balance of learning and playing to suit the group.

Genetics Literacy: Why It Matters in the World Today
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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For Adults
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Dr. Leslie Pick, Chair of the University of Maryland’s Entomology Department, will speak about the study of genes and genetics, what they are and how they work, and how they impact our daily lives. The class will be held from 7 - 8:30 PM. If you have any questions about the class, please contact Dr. Virginia Brown at vbrown12@umd.edu or 410-386-2760.

Hooked on Crochet
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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For Adults
Join Caroline Brocato in this friendly crochet group that is open to both beginners and experienced crocheters alike. Those new to crocheting should bring a size J hook and light colored worsted weight yarn.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 19, 2018
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: Cows
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Thursday July 19, 2018
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Musical Instrument Mania
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Friday July 20, 2018
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For ages 3 - 8
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Join us and make some recycled musical instruments. Only kids need to register.

Rocking Alcohol Ink
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Friday July 20, 2018
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For ages 12 - Adults
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Let's have fun as we explore the wonders of alcohol ink. We will each create our own personal work of art using this easy interesting medium. All attendees need to register.

Chemistry in the Library
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Saturday July 21, 2018
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For ages 7 - Adults
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Dive into marine chemistry with a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society. Participate in hands-on experiments exploring the chemistry of ocean water. All attendees need to register.

Pokémon Club
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Saturday July 21, 2018
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For ages 8 - 17
Let's play Pokémon! Bring your cards and/or devices to this informal gathering for some unofficial Pokémon play.

Matt McMullin on Guitar
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Sunday July 22, 2018
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For All Ages
Local musician Matt McMullin will provide an acoustic twist to a wide variety of covers as well as some originals. Matt has played around Maryland for the last 10 years.

Family Storytime: Cats
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Monday July 23, 2018
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: Cats
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Monday July 23, 2018
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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.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Monday July 23, 2018
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For ages Birth - 5
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Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement based program. Older siblings welcome. Only kids need to register.

KidWorks Kids Present: Going to the Beach
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Monday July 23, 2018
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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 24, 2018
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 24, 2018
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.

Writing Group
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Wednesday July 25, 2018
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 25, 2018
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: Cats
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Wednesday July 25, 2018
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.

Rocks, Rock!
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Wednesday July 25, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
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Kids will learn some basics of geology before doing fun experiments, including finding a rock of their very own! Only kids need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Creative
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Wednesday July 25, 2018
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 July 25, 2018
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 July 26, 2018
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: Cats
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Thursday July 26, 2018
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.

Bereavement Support Group
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Thursday July 26, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The Bereavement Support Group 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 and Palliative Care.

Reptile Smiles
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Friday July 27, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Touch, pet, and learn. Join Nicole Mikulas and her exciting
line-up of exotic reptiles who love to educate people of
all ages! Learn about reptiles - pet care, fun facts, and
more. All attendees need to register. Generously supported
by Mount Garage Doors, Inc.

Origami Lanterns
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Friday July 27, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Learn one simple origami unit you can use to build amazing structures out of nothing but paper. Slip a light bulb inside and you've made a cool pendant lamp! All attendees need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday July 28, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Dulcimer Music
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Sunday July 29, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Learn about the folk traditions surrounding the hammered dulcimer while listening to captivating music played by Rob Caswell. A Celebrating America program.

The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit Puppet Show
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Monday July 30, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Peter Rabbit loves adventure and he loves to eat his veggies. Mr. McGregor grows the best vegetables in his garden but Peter’s not allowed to go there. What do you think will happen when Peter decides to sneak into the garden? Will he get caught by Mr. McGregor or will he find his way out again safely? You’ll really dig Peter Rabbit in his thrilling escapade through Mr. McGregor’s garden!

The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit Puppet Show
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Monday July 30, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Peter Rabbit loves adventure and he loves to eat his veggies. Mr. McGregor grows the best vegetables in his garden but Peter’s not allowed to go there. What do you think will happen when Peter decides to sneak into the garden? Will he get caught by Mr. McGregor or will he find his way out again safely? You’ll really dig Peter Rabbit in his thrilling escapade through Mr. McGregor’s garden!

The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit Puppet Show
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Monday July 30, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Peter Rabbit loves adventure and he loves to eat his veggies. Mr. McGregor grows the best vegetables in his garden but Peter’s not allowed to go there. What do you think will happen when Peter decides to sneak into the garden? Will he get caught by Mr. McGregor or will he find his way out again safely? You’ll really dig Peter Rabbit in his thrilling escapade through Mr. McGregor’s garden!

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 31, 2018
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 31, 2018
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.

Harry Potter Palooza
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Tuesday July 31, 2018
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For All Ages
Come join us for a magic filled day as we celebrate Harry Potter's birthday.

Writing Group
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Wednesday August 1, 2018
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 1, 2018
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 August 1, 2018
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 1, 2018
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 1, 2018
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.

Chess Club
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Wednesday August 1, 2018
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Whether you are a master or have never played, come join us in Exploration Point! for chess club. We will be going over the rules of the game, studying classic games from history, or just siting down and playing with friends. At our first meeting, we will determine the best balance of learning and playing to suit the group.

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday August 1, 2018
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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 taught by Bryan Nupp. 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 to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.