Calendar of Events - Finksburg Branch

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Crafty Creations for Mother's Day
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Saturday April 29, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
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Come craft a special gift for mom or another special person in your life. Create a greeting card along with the gift. All attendees need to register.

Painter's Palette
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Saturday April 29, 2017
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For ages 16 - Adults
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Join us for an afternoon of painting in the library! Attendees will create a beginner-level painting with the guidance of a demonstrator. We'll be painting a purr-fect picture you can give for Mother's Day! This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. All attendees need to register.

Alphabet Train : Letter T
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Monday May 1, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 2, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Tuesday May 2, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Ready, Set, School: Sheep
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Tuesday May 2, 2017
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

The Interfaith Community of Carroll County
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Tuesday May 2, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join the Interfaith Community of Carroll County as they facilitate discussions on a wide range of religious topics. In April's meeting, Juan Sebastian Boston will lead a discussion on Native American spirituality.

Family Storytime: Sheep
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Wednesday May 3, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Dating/Marital Violence Education Group
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Wednesday May 3, 2017
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
In this group you can develop a safety plan, learn about domestic violence myths and facts, explore self-care tactics, and discover relationship violence red flags. Presented by Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland, this free group is open to women survivors, ages 18 and older. Men and individuals under 18-years-old who are interested in an Education Group should call 410-876-1233 for additional services.

Pajama Party Storytime: Sheep
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Wednesday May 3, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Thursday May 4, 2017
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 4, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Turtle Talk
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Saturday May 6, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Who likes reptiles? Want to touch one? Join Susie Leslie, outdoor educator and rescue volunteer, to learn more about reptiles and amphibians and get an up close and personal experience with turtles, snakes, and other critters! Only kids need to register.

Dagah: The Great Fish
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Saturday May 6, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Join us to discover stories and traditions from different religions, cultures, languages, and family customs. Have you ever considered the traditional Bible story of Jonah and the whale from the whale’s point of view? Please join Maryland author Victoria McCarty for a discussion of her colorful children’s book. All attendees need to register.

Alphabet Train : Letters U and V
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Monday May 8, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome

Drop Everything and Knit
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Monday May 8, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Drop in for an evening of creative camaraderie. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Start a new project, bring a work in progress, reawaken your inner knitter, or learn a new skill. Knitters share a love of their craft and a love of helping others learn it!

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 9, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Tuesday May 9, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Ready, Set, School: Bugs
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Tuesday May 9, 2017
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Yoga with Syeda: Peace and Health
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Tuesday May 9, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Beloved instructor, Syeda Khan, returns this spring with more yoga sessions! Register to assure a place. Walk-ins are welcome at 6:30, if there is room.

Family Storytime: Bugs
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Wednesday May 10, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Dating/Marital Violence Education Group
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Wednesday May 10, 2017
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
In this group you can develop a safety plan, learn about domestic violence myths and facts, explore self-care tactics, and discover relationship violence red flags. Presented by Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland, this free group is open to women survivors, ages 18 and older. Men and individuals under 18-years-old who are interested in an Education Group should call 410-876-1233 for additional services.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bugs
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Wednesday May 10, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Thursday May 11, 2017
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 11, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Minute MAY-hem
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Thursday May 11, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Chaos. Confusion. MAY-hem. Just an average evening at the library? Spin our Wheel of Mayhem and race against the clock to win our wild minigame challenges!

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday May 12, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Looking for a quilting group? Interested in learning how to quilt? Join the Busy Bee Quilt Guild every month for some quilting fun!

Family Music/musique joyeyse Class Demonstration
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Saturday May 13, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 1 - 6
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Using the Musikgarten whole-child approach, the youngest musicians explore the wonder of music while expanding their self-awareness and experiencing social action. Parents and caregivers participate with your child in singing, listening, instrument exploration, and movement activities. This class is provided by Children’s Chorus of Carroll County. Only kids need to register.

The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association Presents Tom Glenn
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Saturday May 13, 2017
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For Adults
Author Tom Glenn will help us better understand how craftsmanship produces a publishable manuscript through his presentation, The Forgotten Discipline: Fiction Craftsmanship.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday May 13, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
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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. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.