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The Movie You Need Is Nanny McPhee
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Friday May 6, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Babysitter's Day with a fun family film, Nanny McPhee! Fans of
Mary Poppins will love this movie. Children 3 and under must be
accompanied by an adult caregiver. Movie is rated PG.

Transit of Mercury
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Monday May 9, 2016
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For All Ages
On May 9th, you can observe the planet Mercury as it moves between the Sun and the Earth. The Westminster Astronomical Society will have a telescope set up from 9am - 3pm. Stop by and take a peek!

Alphabet Train: U & V
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Monday May 9, 2016
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.

Getting Buggy with It!
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Monday May 9, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 14
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During this two-week adventure (4/25, and 5/9) students will explore insects looking at their anatomy, their roles in the ecosystem, and what insects and arachnids are in their neighborhoods. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 10, 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: Elephants
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Tuesday May 10, 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 caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Elephants
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Tuesday May 10, 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.

Cookie Cutter Cameos
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Tuesday May 10, 2016
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For ages 8 - 17
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Create a cameo-style cookie cutter from a favorite photo. Bring an
electronic copy of your chosen photo and learn how to turn it into a one-of-
a-kind design. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult
helper. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Elephants
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Wednesday May 11, 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: Elephants
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Wednesday May 11, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Elephants
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Wednesday May 11, 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: Elephants
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Thursday May 12, 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 12, 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 May 12, 2016
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For ages 5 - 10
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Free play Minecraft for younger ages! Only kids need to register.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday May 12, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Khan for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday May 13, 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!

The Humane Connection
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Saturday May 14, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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An interactive hour that aims to inspire a more humane community and strengthen the human pet bond. Participants will be engaged through hands-on learning; basic pet care, animal safety, and wellness will be covered. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Meet Author Neil Beller
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Saturday May 14, 2016
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For Adults
Join us as our speaker Neil Beller, author of Missing Pine Park, takes a humorous look at things remembered from the 60s and 70s that have been long forgotten. He will transport us in the way back machine to a time when simple fun was enjoyed by all. A Celebrating America program.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday May 14, 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.

Alphabet Train: W
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Monday May 16, 2016
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 17, 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: Feelings
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Tuesday May 17, 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 caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Feelings
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Tuesday May 17, 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: I'd Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
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Tuesday May 17, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Family Storytime: Feelings
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Wednesday May 18, 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: Feelings
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Wednesday May 18, 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: Feelings
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Wednesday May 18, 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: Feelings
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Thursday May 19, 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 19, 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 May 19, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the T.A.B. and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Drop by the information desk for a sign-up form. Refreshments will be served.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday May 21, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and
different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you
would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your
dad or your mom and build together!

Alphabet Train: X, Y, & Z
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Monday May 23, 2016
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.

Monday @ the Movies: The Great Mouse Detective
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Monday May 23, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We doubt that even Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective Sherlock
Holmes could guess what great adventure you'll find at the library today.
Join us for a special showing of The Great Mouse Detective! This film is
rated G. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 24, 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: Dance
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Tuesday May 24, 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 caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Dance
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Tuesday May 24, 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.

Family Storytime: Dance
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Wednesday May 25, 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: Dance
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Wednesday May 25, 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: Dance
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Wednesday May 25, 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: Dance
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Thursday May 26, 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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 26, 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 Toymakers
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Thursday May 26, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - 17
Registration for this event begins 5/12/2016.
Create a cute toy for your favorite furry friend. Then make another that we'll donate to a local shelter for an animal in need.