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Read and Play
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Tuesday December 6, 2016
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 December 6, 2016
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For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 6, 2016
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 December 7, 2016
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: Night
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Wednesday December 7, 2016
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Holiday Crocheted Trivet Ornament
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Wednesday December 7, 2016
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For Adults
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Please join Betty Green and Joann Parker to learn how to crochet a fabric trivet ornament. Please bring a size J hook to the class. You must know how to crochet to register for the class.

Read and Play
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Thursday December 8, 2016
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 December 8, 2016
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For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Twos and Threes Together: Night
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Thursday December 8, 2016
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter P
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Thursday December 8, 2016
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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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday December 8, 2016
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For ages 16 - 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 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. From 5 - 8 pm.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter P
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Friday December 9, 2016
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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.

Saturday Storytime: Night
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Saturday December 10, 2016
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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.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Saturday December 10, 2016
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For ages 2 - 6
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The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Presented by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with funding from The Kahlert Foundation.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Conservation Conversation
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Saturday December 10, 2016
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For ages 12 - Adults
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The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will have an in-depth discussion of the Panamanian Golden Frog's natural history, the conservation concerns, and the ways in which the Zoo and other organization are working to protect them. Presented by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with funding from The Kahlert Foundation. All attendees need to register.

Free Spirit Book Club: A Woman in Arabia by Gertrude Bell
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Saturday December 10, 2016
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For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. A Celebrating America program.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Night Shift
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Saturday December 10, 2016
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For ages 6 - 12
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Meet nocturnal visitors from the Maryland ZOOmobile and learn how they are adapted for life in the dark. Presented by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with funding from The Kahlert Foundation.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday December 11, 2016
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For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Second Sunday Yoga
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Sunday December 11, 2016
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For Adults
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Join registered yoga teacher Stacey, from Branches of Yoga in Sykesville, as she teaches you the relaxing and fulfilling practice of yoga. This class is for most levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own mat and a blanket, if possible. There may be a few extras if you don't have your own.

Family Storytime: Wild West
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Monday December 12, 2016
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 December 12, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Family Storytime: Wild West
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Monday December 12, 2016
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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.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday December 12, 2016
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 (12/19, 1/23, & 2/27) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn three service learning hours.

Make and Take Holiday Gifts
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Monday December 12, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
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Make a holiday gift for mom or someone special in your life! All supplies will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 13, 2016
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 December 13, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 13, 2016
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 December 14, 2016
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: Wild West
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Wednesday December 14, 2016
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 Holiday Cards
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Wednesday December 14, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
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Join us in the Exploration Point to turn your photos into handmade holiday cards! We'll use the green screen and photo editing software to create wacky holiday cards for your family and friends. All attendees need to register.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday December 14, 2016
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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 December 15, 2016
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 December 15, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Twos and Threes Together: Wild West
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Thursday December 15, 2016
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday December 15, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - 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 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. From 5 - 8 pm.

The Holiday Extravaganza
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Friday December 16, 2016
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For All Ages
You are cordially invited to join the Eldersburg Children's Librarians for a one-of-a-kind holiday event. Enjoy activities, crafts, music, and snacks as we come together to share our holiday spirit with you and your family. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Wild West
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Saturday December 17, 2016
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.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday December 17, 2016
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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.

Color My World
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Sunday December 18, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you an adult who likes to color in coloring books? It's ok to admit it! We're giving grown-ups the opportunity to experience this relaxing and fun activity. Patterns and pages will be provided, along with a rainbow of colored pencils. Feel free to bring your own coloring book and/or pencils!

Independent Exploration
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Sunday December 18, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Gingerbread Houses
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Sunday December 18, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 11
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Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house with icing and candy for a holiday decoration or treat. All materials will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Homes
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Monday December 19, 2016
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 December 19, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Family Storytime: Homes
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Monday December 19, 2016
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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.

KidWorks Kids Present: Happy Holidays
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Monday December 19, 2016
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.

Mah Jongg - Game On!
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Monday December 19, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a friendly game of mah jongg. We welcome experienced mah jongg players, as well as those newer to the game for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current 2016 National Mah Jongg League card.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 20, 2016
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 December 20, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 20, 2016
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 December 21, 2016
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: Homes
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Wednesday December 21, 2016
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.

Gingerbread Houses
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Wednesday December 21, 2016
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 11
Registration for this event begins 12/7/2016.
Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house with icing and candy for a holiday decoration or treat. All materials will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday December 21, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. Please bring a size J hook and light colored worsted yarn to the class. If you know how to crochet, please join the group.

Read and Play
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Thursday December 22, 2016
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 December 22, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Twos and Threes Together: Homes
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Thursday December 22, 2016
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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday December 22, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - 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 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. From 5 - 8 pm.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 27, 2016
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 December 27, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 equipment and software available. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment. Mondays and Tuesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, and Sundays 2 - 4 pm during listed dates.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 27, 2016
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.

Iron Chef: Library Edition
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Tuesday December 27, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 13
Registration for this event begins 12/13/2016.
Join us for an afternoon of creative cuisine with mystery ingredients that are incorporated into your inspired recipes. All attendees need to register.