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Family Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
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: Dads
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Thursday September 1, 2016
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 1, 2016
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.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
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Thursday September 1, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you own a smartphone, iPad, e-reader, or tablet and want to learn how to access free digital content through the library? Bring your device in and learn how to download e-books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music to your device in this hands-on program.

Ninja Storytime
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Saturday September 3, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Shhhh...tiptoe into this storytime to hear stories and songs about ninjas. HIYAH! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Unlocking Inner Peace
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Saturday September 3, 2016
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For Adults
Local author Reverend John Clark Mayden, Jr. will share his new book, Breaking the Barriers: Keys to Unlocking Inner Peace, a devotional resource that aims to provide the reader with spiritual keys to help them overcome despair, depression, and discouragement. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program.

Po-Go in the Park
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Saturday September 3, 2016
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For All Ages
Let's have some fun with Pokémon Go at the library! Meet us in the lobby of the Finksburg Branch to go with a group over to the Sandymount Park where we will be visiting all six of the PokeStops at the park and placing lures out on two stops. This is a great opportunity to catch some Pokémon, talk tips, and hatch some eggs you have in the incubator. Afterwards, you can go back to the library and battle at our PokeGym. Refreshments will be served. In the case of questionable weather, please call the branch ahead of time at 410-386-4505. This program sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: School Days
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Tuesday September 6, 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: School Days
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
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.

Interfaith Community of Carroll County Discussion Series
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
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For Adults
Join the Interfaith Community of Carroll County for a series on faith in our community. On 9/6 we will explore ways to build positive relationships, mutual respect, and understanding among people of diverse faiths in our communities. On 10/4 producer Leo Eaton will discuss his reflections on the making of Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feilor. Leo Eaton will speak about his experiences in the process of making the film series and will reflect on some insights regarding the nature of spiritual pilgrimages and inner hopes of participants as well as on core principles and values shared by people of many different faiths. On 11/1 the group will discuss Islam with leadership provided by participants from the Islamic Society of Carroll County and the Muslim Student Association of McDaniel College. The event will include a presentation on key beliefs and faith practices of Muslims highlighting some of the shared beliefs and values of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity noting the shared traditions as Abrahamic faiths.

Family Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
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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: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
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: School Days
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Thursday September 8, 2016
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 8, 2016
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.

Robot Racers
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Thursday September 8, 2016
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For ages 11 - 17
On your mark, get set, Robo-Go! Create a robot racer with Cubelets and design a racetrack for Ozobots. How fast can you go?

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday September 9, 2016
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For Adults
Looking for a quilting group? Interested in learning how to quilt? Join the Busy Bee Quilt Guild the second Friday of every month for some quilting fun!

Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association Presents: Toby Devens
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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For Adults
Join author Toby Devens as we learn about her devotion to research and the ways in which it adds richness and texture to a fictional narrative. Refreshments will be provided.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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.

Shout Out To All Future Girl Scouts!
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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For All Ages
Have some fun with us learning games, crafts, and songs that will show you what Girl Scouts is
all about! Join in the fun outside the Finksburg Library from 9:30AM to 12:00PM on Saturday,
September 10th, weather permitting. (Rain date: September 24th.) Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Parachute Play Storytime
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Monday September 12, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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Join us for stories, songs, and activities with a parachute! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday Celebration
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Monday September 12, 2016
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For ages 5 - Adults
Come celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th birthday eve with us! We'll have crafts, activities, and even refreshments, all based on his wonderful books! Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Moms
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Tuesday September 13, 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Moms
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
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: Fitness and Peace
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Beloved instructor, Syeda Khan, returns this fall for six free yoga sessions. Register to assure a place. Walk-ins at 6:30 are welcome, if there is room. In fine weather, we will meet on the lawn and everyone on the waiting list will be moved up to registered status. This decision will be made by 4:30 PM on the day of the program. This program is sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
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: Moms
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Thursday September 15, 2016
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 15, 2016
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 September 15, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Refreshments will be served.

How You Can Help Those Out in the Cold
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Thursday September 15, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/1/2016.
The cold weather season is almost here so it's the perfect time to learn more about how you can help people in need in our community. Discover the services and resources available in Carroll County such as emergency assistance, the cold weather shelter, clothing drives, and more - as well as how you can be of assistance! All attendees need to register.

TAB Presents: Teen Book Club: The Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John A. Flanagan
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Thursday September 15, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join our Teen Advisory board for a lively discussion of books teens like!

Pre-Writing Preschool Workshop
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Friday September 16, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Parents and kids are invited to this workshop with different stations, each giving a different approach on how to make writing fun! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only adults need to register

Pre-Writing Preschool Workshop
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Friday September 16, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Parents and kids are invited to this workshop with different stations, each giving a different approach on how to make writing fun! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register

Native and Invasive Plant Walk
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Saturday September 17, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join horticulturist Steve Allgeier from Maryland Extension to discover both native and invasive plants found along the library grounds, including a butterfly garden and a reforestation project. We will learn how to use native plants in home landscape and practical control of invasive plants. Our walk will be held rain or shine.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Saturday September 17, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2016.
Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and design your own key chain using Tinkercad. We'll print your key chain for you to pick up later. All attendees need to register.

I Can Play the Violin and the Piano!
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Monday September 19, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2016.
An interactive chance to see, hear, and even play the piano and violin. Join us, Bagus Wiswakarma on violin, and Ela Wiswakarma and Kathryn Harsha on piano for a fun class introducing you to the piano and violin. You'll get a chance to play one too - in just your size! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Monday September 19, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2016.
Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and design your own key chain using Tinkercad. We'll print your key chain for you to pick up later. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 20, 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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: All About Me
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Tuesday September 20, 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: All About Me
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Tuesday September 20, 2016
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: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Tuesday September 20, 2016
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For Adults
Welcome! Join us and add to the fray your own opinions, thoughts, and memories as we give this month's book an airing. September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Family Storytime: All About Me
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Wednesday September 21, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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: All About Me
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Wednesday September 21, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: All About Me
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Wednesday September 21, 2016
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.