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Read and Play
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Thursday July 30, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Rhyming Stories
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Thursday July 30, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bead Creative!
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Thursday July 30, 2015
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For ages 10 - Adults
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Join SeaStar Designs for a beading 101 class. Learn the basics of beading or pick up some new tips. Create your own bracelet that will amaze your friends!

Harry Potter Palooza
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Friday July 31, 2015
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For All Ages
Come visit our Hogwarts and Diagon Alley for crafts, activities, games, and tasty snacks. Come in costume if you'd like! Refreshments will be served.

Frozen Sing-a-Long
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Saturday August 1, 2015
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For All Ages
Enjoy a cool movie on a hot August day! Meet Princess Anna from Frozen. For the First Time in Forever we will Let It Go and sing along to our favorite songs as we watch the movie and participate with props and goodies. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 3, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 3, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minecraft Mondays: Creative
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Monday August 3, 2015
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.

Minecraft Mondays: Survival
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Monday August 3, 2015
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday August 3, 2015
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For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
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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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
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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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Crafty Cooking Camp: Getting Started with Simple Snacks
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
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For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
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For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Crafty Cooking Camp: The Cupcake Craze
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
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For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Scrubbie Madness
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
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For Adults
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Crocheted nylon net scrubbies are quick, easy, and fun to make. They are useful in the kitchen and make great gifts. Please bring a crochet hook with an ergonomic handle in size J to the class. All other materials will be provided.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 6, 2015
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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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Thursday August 6, 2015
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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Crafty Cooking Camp: In a Mug
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Thursday August 6, 2015
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For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Tinker Tots
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Friday August 7, 2015
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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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Crafty Cooking Camp: Fun Foods
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Friday August 7, 2015
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For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday August 8, 2015
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For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Free Spirit Book Club: Flora by Gail Godwin
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Saturday August 8, 2015
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For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. A Celebrating America program.

The Unruffled Mind
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Saturday August 8, 2015
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For Adults
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Craig Storti, from the International Mediation Center, will present a brief history of the center (with slides) and lead a 30 minute meditation, followed by questions and answers. Craig is a representative of the Buddhist Temple in Silver Run. Register to reserve a place. A Celebrating America program. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Monday August 10, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Monday August 10, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Tech Bloc
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Monday August 10, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday August 10, 2015
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (6/22, 7/27, & 8/24) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Mah Jongg 101
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Monday August 10, 2015
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For Adults
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In this introductory class you will learn the history and basics of this ancient and challenging tile game. People all over the world are playing. Come see what it is all about! We will follow the National Mah Jongg League rules of play. Great brain exercise and great fun! A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
10:45 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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Comic Crash Party!
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Make your own comics! Use our panel templates for a head start or create from scratch. Ask an artist or check out awesome resources for tips and tricks to making your own comics. Only kids need to register.

Tech Bloc
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: vacation
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
9:45 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Vacation
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
10:45 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
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For ages 17 - Adults
You can help save up to three lives in about an hour. The need is ongoing, but the supply is not. Please give blood today. To schedule your appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Tech Bloc
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
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For Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight 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 August 13, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: vacation
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Thursday August 13, 2015
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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Mini Con 2015
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Thursday August 13, 2015
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For ages 5 - 12
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a mini convention at the Eldersburg Branch! Join fellow fans as we celebrate your favorite heroes and their stories. From Marvel to manga, we'll have crafts, photo ops, snacks, and a whole lot of fun! Refreshments will be served.

Tech Bloc
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Thursday August 13, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Marvelous Mermaids
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Friday August 14, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Registration for this event begins 7/31/2015.
Come join us for a special storytime featuring these mythical creatures. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Super Smash Strategy
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Friday August 14, 2015
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For ages 7 - 11
Registration for this event begins 7/31/2015.
Are you a Super Smash Bros. fan? Join our teen expert for tips on strategy, followed by a chance
to play and perfect your technique.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday August 15, 2015
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For All Ages
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Local Author Event: Jack McBride White
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Saturday August 15, 2015
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For ages 10 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/1/2015.
Please join us for an exciting author event with Warren Dorsey and Jack McBride White as they discuss White’s book, In Carrie's Footprints: The Long Walk of Warren Dorsey. Mr. White’s truly uplifting book takes us on a wonderfully researched and beautifully written journey with Carroll County, Maryland's Dorsey family. Mr. Dorsey, who is 94, and the grandson of a slave, will speak of his family's resilience and strength in the face of discrimination and extreme poverty. A Celebrating America program.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Monday August 17, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Monday August 17, 2015
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minecraft Mondays: Creative
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Monday August 17, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Minecraft Mondays: Survival
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Monday August 17, 2015
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Favorite Friends: Clark the Shark
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Monday August 17, 2015
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For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Epic Animation
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
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For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/4/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to design your own animated cartoons with the free software program Pivot Animator. You'll learn how to create your own animation about Stickman and his friends. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
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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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Epic Photo
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
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For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/5/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to turn ordinary photos into epic works of art using the free software program Paint.NET. You'll learn to apply awesome effects and manipulate colors and backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
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For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

Game on Mah Jongg!
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
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For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/5/2015.
Practice what you learned in Mah Jongg 101 and join us for friendly Mah Jongg play. We welcome experienced Mah Jongg players as well to join us and serve as mentors for our casual, non-competitive play. Dot. Crack. Bam! Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 20, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Epic Video
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Thursday August 20, 2015
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For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to create an epic video using the free software program Movie Maker. You'll learn to apply awesome effects and add amazing transitions, titles, captions, and credits. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Thursday August 20, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

FIRST® LEGO® League Info Session
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Thursday August 20, 2015
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For Adults
Join us for an open meeting to introduce the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics competition to interested adults. We will begin with a short overview of the program and how 4th - 8th grade students get involved on teams of five to ten students for the fall and winter season. Experienced team coaches will provide detail on what is involved in running teams. There will be time at the end for networking and discussion for those actively looking to start or join teams and coaches can get assistance with registration. No experience is necessary and all are welcome to find out about the program with no obligation.