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Read and Play
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
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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: Forest
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Tuesday September 27, 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: Forest
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
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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.

Yoga with Syeda: Fitness and Peace
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
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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: Forest
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Wednesday September 28, 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: Forest
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Wednesday September 28, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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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.

From Page to Screen: A Reading Group
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Wednesday September 28, 2016
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For Adults
Join us in reading and discussing the book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs before the film comes out on September 30th. Copies of the book can be picked up on August 29th, so they can be read prior to the reading group.

Pajama Party Storytime: Forest
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Wednesday September 28, 2016
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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: Forest
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Thursday September 29, 2016
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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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 29, 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.

Let's Take a StoryWalk™!
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Saturday October 1, 2016
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For ages 2 - 5
We will have a short storytime in the branch and then take a StoryWalk™ in Sandymount Park where we follow a guided story walk and do activities along the way. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Metal Embossing with Mildred Tenney
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Saturday October 1, 2016
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For Adults
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Learn metal embossing with Mildred Tenney! Choose one of our lovely Mexican sun designs for a decorative box or make your own pattern. All materials and supplies will be provided.

Po-Go in the Park
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Saturday October 1, 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.

Christopher James in Concert
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Monday October 3, 2016
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For All Ages
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Do you like the harmonica? How about the mandolin? Guitar? You can hear all of those instruments and more, live at the Finksburg Branch Library! Come see Maryland State Arts Council award-winning blues musician Christopher James in concert! It’s sure to be a great time and he will have his CDs for sale. This program is sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Meet and Greet the Miniature Horse
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Monday October 3, 2016
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For All Ages
Join the fun as we meet Sir Phillip and/or Muffin - miniature horses from Full Moon Farms. Enjoy a brief informational presentation, followed by a Q&A session and a chance to meet the minis. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Card Camp
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Monday October 3, 2016
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Create your own greeting cards with our collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies for three cards will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 4, 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: Autumn
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Tuesday October 4, 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: Autumn
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Tuesday October 4, 2016
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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.

Interfaith Community of Carroll County Discussion Series
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Tuesday October 4, 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: Autumn
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Wednesday October 5, 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: Autumn
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Wednesday October 5, 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: Autumn
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Wednesday October 5, 2016
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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: Autumn
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Thursday October 6, 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 October 6, 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.

Mini-Minecraft
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Thursday October 6, 2016
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For ages 5 - 10
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Minecraft free play for younger ages! Only kids need to register.

Songs, Stories, and Seniors
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Friday October 7, 2016
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For ages 2 - Adults
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in a retirement program at Westminster Senior Center. Come and join us for some great fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association Presents: Sharon Dobson
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Saturday October 8, 2016
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For Adults
Author Sharon Dobson will work with us as we discover writing about what we know and the art of incorporating life into fiction.

Bible Journaling for Beginners
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Saturday October 8, 2016
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For Adults
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Learn the basics of Bible journaling from craft blogger, Amy Latta, aka One Artsy Mama. She will share tips for hand lettering, embellishments, design, and more. Practice on paper or bring your Bible if you prefer. All art supplies will be provided. Amy Latta is passionate about inspiring her online community by sharing projects that are honestly doable, even for those who don't feel particularly creative. This spring, her first paperback book, Hand Lettering for Relaxation: An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art, will be hitting shelves nationwide. All attendees need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday October 8, 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.

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
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Monday October 10, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music on a musical journey where you will learn about and listen to several instruments. You will even get a chance to play some yourselves! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

YA Road Trip
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Monday October 10, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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Celebrate Teen Read Week with this eclectic group of young adult authors, who will share their inspirations and the secrets behind their books in a lively, interactive panel. Books will be available for sale and signing after the presentation. Participating authors: Lindsey Roth Culli, Tobie Easton, Jan Gangsei, Melissa Gorzelanzcyk, Rahul Kanakia and Kathy MacMillan. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 11, 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: In the Sky
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Tuesday October 11, 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: In the Sky
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Tuesday October 11, 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 October 11, 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: In the Sky
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Wednesday October 12, 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: In the Sky
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Wednesday October 12, 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: In the Sky
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Wednesday October 12, 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: In the Sky
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Thursday October 13, 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 October 13, 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.

Mobile Madness
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Thursday October 13, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/29/2016.
A forum for teachers and parents regarding tips, tricks, pros, and cons of mobile devices and how students are using them! Topics include managing data, what you should know about apps, how to protect your privacy and information, and the overall benefits of technology. All attendees need to register.

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday October 14, 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!

Anarchy in the Pre-K
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Saturday October 15, 2016
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For All Ages
Join us for kid-friendly punk songs, stories, and activities. Come as a rock star, if you want. Or not! It's punk rock and you can do what you want! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Saturday October 15, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/1/2016.
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.

Musactifun!
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Monday October 17, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 7
Registration for this event begins 10/3/2016.
Musactifun is designed to get kids and parents moving, singing, laughing, and having tons of fun together! Music + Action + Fun = MUSACTIFUN! Join Monte Leister for a free demonstration! CDs will be available for purchase. This program is sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Monday October 17, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/3/2016.
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 18, 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: Colors
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Tuesday October 18, 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: Colors
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Tuesday October 18, 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: Forty Thieves by Thomas Perry
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Tuesday October 18, 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.

Veterans Book Discussion Group: Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton
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Tuesday October 18, 2016
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Join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. All veterans, current military and reservists, and family members are welcome. A Celebrating America program. Refreshments will be served.