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Play Baby Play!
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Saturday February 28, 2015
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

Saturday Storytime: Fairy Tales
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Saturday February 28, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday March 2, 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: Outer Space
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Monday March 2, 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.

Family Storytime: Outer Space
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Tuesday March 3, 2015
10:00 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.

Family Storytime: Outer Space
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Tuesday March 3, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday March 4, 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: Outer Space
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Wednesday March 4, 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday March 5, 2015
10:00 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.

Couch to 5K
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Thursday March 5, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Is running a 5K on your bucket list, but you never seem to get around to actually participating in one? Have you tried to get in a regular exercise routine in the past, but found yourself making excuses for skipping your workout? This couch to 5K program is your answer! Come find out how you can accomplish this goal either on your own or with the help of others. Our goal is a 5K in early May.

Ready Set School: Outer Space
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Friday March 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Outer Space
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Friday March 6, 2015
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.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
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Saturday March 7, 2015
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For All Ages
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. Enjoy some of our favorite Dr. Seuss books, crafts, and games. Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character and join the fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Special Program - Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
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Saturday March 7, 2015
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.

booKPETS: Read to a Dog Friend!
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Sunday March 8, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
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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 Nicky Ratliff, former director of the Carroll County Humane Society, will read to the group before we get started. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday March 9, 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: Friends
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Monday March 9, 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.

Lots of Dots: Stories and Art
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Monday March 9, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Dots! Dots! Dots! Do you see them? They are up high and down low. They are big and they are small. Through stories and art, we will look closely at the world and discover different ways to look at everyday objects. Join us for Lots of Dots and have lots of fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Managing Priorities
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Monday March 9, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The increasing pace, competition, and globalization of the workplace means solid choices are critical when prioritizing daily tasks and responsibilities. Employees and supervisors need to clarify goals, improve productivity, reduce stress, and think creatively. Learn to develop meaningful goals and objectives for a productive workplace. From 6 - 8:30 pm. Total cost for this course is $75, including $30 in fees; MD seniors pay the fees only. The instructor will be Anthony George and the course number is MSB-211-A3. To register, visit www.carrollcc.edu/register/noncredit.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday March 9, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime: Friends
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Tuesday March 10, 2015
10:00 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.

Family Storytime: Friends
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Tuesday March 10, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday March 11, 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: Friends
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Wednesday March 11, 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.

Managing Priorities
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Wednesday March 11, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The increasing pace, competition, and globalization of the workplace means solid choices are critical when prioritizing daily tasks and responsibilities. Employees and supervisors need to clarify goals, improve productivity, reduce stress, and think creatively. Learn to develop meaningful goals and objectives for a productive workplace. From 6 - 8:30 pm. Total cost for this course is $75, including $30 in fees; MD seniors pay the fees only. The instructor will be Anthony George and the course number is MSB-211-A3. To register, visit www.carrollcc.edu/register/noncredit.

Twos and Threes Together: Friends
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Thursday March 12, 2015
10:00 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: Friends
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Friday March 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Friends
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Friday March 13, 2015
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.

Insurgent Teen Lock-In
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Friday March 13, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Are you Erudite, Abnegation, Amity, Candor, or Dauntless? Join us for a teens-only night among the factions! You’ll choose a faction, face team challenges, and enjoy Insurgent-themed games and snacks. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Friends
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Saturday March 14, 2015
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.

We Were There Too: Nurses in the Civil War
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Saturday March 14, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Candace Ridington portrays a nurse reminiscing about her time of service in Washington, D.C. during the Civil War. This reenactment portrays the nurse profession's early challenges, its rewards and sadness, and a glimpse of other nurses whose names are known to us through their journals. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday March 16, 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: Shapes
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Monday March 16, 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.

Family Storytime: Special Program - Happy St. Patrick's Day
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
10:00 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.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
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For All Ages
Today is St. Patrick's Day. Come to the library for a special storytime about leprechauns, rainbows, and luck. Don't forget to wear your green! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Special Program - Happy St. Patrick's Day
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
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.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Today is St. Patrick's Day. Come to the library for a special storytime about leprechauns, rainbows, and luck. Don't forget to wear your green! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday March 18, 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: Shapes
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Wednesday March 18, 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.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
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Wednesday March 18, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book.

Twos and Threes Together: Shapes
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Thursday March 19, 2015
10:00 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.

Flourishing (Duct Tape) Flowers
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Thursday March 19, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…but maybe not if it’s made of duct tape! Celebrate spring as you craft these colorful duct tape favorites.

How to Become a Published Author
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Thursday March 19, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Ready Set School: Shapes
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Friday March 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Shapes
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Friday March 20, 2015
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.

Saturday Storytime: Shapes
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Saturday March 21, 2015
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.