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Alphabet Train: Letter H
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Monday March 2, 2015
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 March 3, 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: Shapes
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Tuesday March 3, 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 caregiver.

Ready Set School: Shapes
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Tuesday March 3, 2015
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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.

Rainbow Book Club: Chulito by Charles Rice-Gonzalez
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Tuesday March 3, 2015
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For Adults
You are invited to join the Rainbow Book Club as we discuss and explore a variety of LGBTQ related titles, stories, and topics in a safe and respectful environment. This program is open to adults of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The Rainbow Book Club is presented by PFLAG Westminster - Carroll County and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

The Faith Club: Jerusalem
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Tuesday March 3, 2015
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For Adults
If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at the Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. This spring the group will be continuing its series focusing on the six-segments of the PBS documentary Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler, which covers the most spectacular pilgrimages in the world. A discussion will follow each segment. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.


Family Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday March 4, 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.

Ready Set School: Shapes
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Wednesday March 4, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday March 4, 2015
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Shapes
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Thursday March 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday March 5, 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.

Facial Exercise: Recover the Vitality of Your Younger Face
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Thursday March 5, 2015
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For Adults
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Join a workshop to help you master some techniques of facial exercise for improving the muscle tone, fullness, and skin condition of your face. The workshop consists of three sessions: learning, follow-up, and assessment; register once for all three. Have fun, make friends, and emerge in two months with a new, revitalized look.

Alphabet Train: Letters I & J
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Monday March 9, 2015
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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.

Author Talk: Kevin O'Malley
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Monday March 9, 2015
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For ages 5 - Adults
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School's out early and Maryland children's author/illustrator Kevin O'Malley is coming to the Finksburg Branch! Mr. O'Malley has written and illustrated more than 50 books including such favorites as Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude and Cinder Edna. Come hear how the talented Mr. O'Malley got started illustrating and authoring children's books. Bring your books to be autographed and your camera to snap a photo with the author. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 10, 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: Ducks
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Tuesday March 10, 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 caregiver.

Ready Set School: Ducks
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Tuesday March 10, 2015
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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.

Social Media for My Business: Express
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Tuesday March 10, 2015
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For Adults
Get an overview of whether Facebook, Twitter, Google ads, Constant Contact emails or other social media tools are appropriate for your business. Learn what goes into a simple plan and what tools to use to measure effectiveness. Total cost for the course is $45. The course number is XXZ-826-A3. To register, visit www.carrollcc.edu/register/noncredit. All attendees need to register.

Yoga Demo
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Tuesday March 10, 2015
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For ages 12 - Adults
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Laurel Brennan is a yoga instructor who has been teaching yoga to seniors, adults, and children for nearly a decade. She is also a certified and licensed occupational therapist and promotes yoga as a therapy to align the body physically as well as a way to calm the mind. Please join Laurel for an introduction to yoga from either a chair or a mat. Please bring a mat if you have one. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Ducks
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Wednesday March 11, 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.

Ready Set School: Ducks
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Wednesday March 11, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Ducks
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Wednesday March 11, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Ducks
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Thursday March 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday March 12, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Facial Exercise: Recover the Vitality of Your Younger Face
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Thursday March 12, 2015
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For Adults
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Join a workshop to help you master some techniques of facial exercise for improving the muscle tone, fullness, and skin condition of your face. The workshop consists of three sessions: learning, follow-up, and assessment; register once for all three. Have fun, make friends, and emerge in two months with a new, revitalized look.

How to Become a Published Author
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Thursday March 12, 2015
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For Adults
Designed for authors who have completed their manuscripts, this intensive 1.5 hour program will help guide you through the myriad of publishing options available to authors today. Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar and provides you with an opportunity to ask questions so that you can make your publishing decisions with confidence.

Little Red Riding Hood
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Friday March 13, 2015
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For ages 3 - 6
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Little Red Riding Hood's healthy habits help her move faster than the unhealthy Wolf. Hear the story of Little Red Riding Hood and have the opportunity to hold the large, cardboard puppets as the story is told. There will be a short discussion on My Plate and healthy choices for meals and snacks. Children will make a trail mix to enjoy and take home some materials on My Plate to share with parents and guardians. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday March 14, 2015
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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 practice reading to animals. This month will feature guest reader Nicky Ratliff, former Executive Director of the Humane Society of Carroll County. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Alphabet Train: Letter K
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Monday March 16, 2015
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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 March 17, 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: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday March 17, 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 caregiver.

Ready Set School: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
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.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
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For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday March 18, 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.

Ready Set School: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday March 18, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday March 18, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Thursday March 19, 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday March 19, 2015
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday March 19, 2015
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For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions and ideas with library staff about books, movies, music, and programs you'd like to see here at the Finksburg Branch. Get an application from the Information Desk and find out more.