Calendar of Events - Eldersburg Branch

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Saturday Storytime
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Saturday January 20, 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.

3D Design: Geometry
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Saturday January 20, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Join us in Exploration Point! to use basic geometric shapes and transforms to design cool projects for 3D printing. No advanced geometry knowledge necessary.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday January 21, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Independent Exploration
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Monday January 22, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Open Mah Jongg
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Monday January 22, 2018
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 National Mah Jongg League card. If you don't have a card, one will be provided.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 23, 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.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 23, 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 January 24, 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 children's book or novel. 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 January 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bedtime
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Wednesday January 24, 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

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday January 24, 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. 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.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday January 25, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Bedtime
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Thursday January 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

Bereavement Support Group
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Thursday January 25, 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.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday January 26, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday January 27, 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.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday January 27, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Bluegrass with Alani
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Saturday January 27, 2018
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin in the café.

Creative Paints
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Saturday January 27, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us as we express ourselves with acrylic paints. We will be painting on canvas tote bags. All supplies will be provided.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday January 27, 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.

Garrett Mabe on Guitar
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Sunday January 28, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Local musician Garrett Mabe will play songs from the 50s to today's hits. Stop by for a listen!

Independent Exploration
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Sunday January 28, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: FairyTales
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Monday January 29, 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.

Independent Exploration
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Monday January 29, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Fairy Tales
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Monday January 29, 2018
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.

Drop-In Crafts for Tweens
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Monday January 29, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 13
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Come enjoy an afternoon at the library while making some crafts. Available crafts will include Perler beads, pony bead animals, and more.

An Evening with Jonathan Stokes
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Monday January 29, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
The author of the fast paced Addison Cooke series and A Handbook for Time Travelers Series will be sharing his experiences an author and signing books.

KidWorks Kids Present: Winter Wonderland
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Monday January 29, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 30, 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.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 30, 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 January 31, 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 children's book or novel. 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 January 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Fairy Tales
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Wednesday January 31, 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

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Register for this event today!
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 to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

Celebrating America Scavenger Hunt
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Thursday February 1, 2018
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Look for the Celebrating America scavenger hunt items in the Children's Department during the month of February. Find them all and get a prize!

Read and Play
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Thursday February 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.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday February 1, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Fairy Tales
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Thursday February 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

Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club
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Thursday February 1, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
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Each month we will read a 2017-18 Black-Eyed Susan nominee from the picture book list, followed by group discussion and related activity. Only kids need to register.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday February 1, 2018
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 various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Birds of a Feather
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Friday February 2, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Tweet-tweet. Join us as we play, sing, talk, write, and read while learning all about birds. Only kids need to register.

Infinity League Lock-in: Marvel vs. DC
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Friday February 2, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Are you team Marvel or team DC? Come represent your side through exciting challenges that will test both your knowledge and your super skills. Dress up as your favorite superhero or villain! Parent permission is required. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday February 3, 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.

Pokémon Club
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Saturday February 3, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Let's play Pokémon! Bring your cards and/or devices to this informal gathering for some unofficial Pokémon play.