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Growing Up Wild: Seeds and Sprouts
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Monday April 27, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together through stories and activities. Help your child discover the wonders of nature. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England by Thomas Penn
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Monday April 27, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and spirited discussion of this month's book. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday April 27, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Move and Learn: On the Road
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Bottle Cap Pendants
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Create a beautiful pendant for a necklace using a recycled bottle cap. For beginning crafters, bring a photo or use an image provided to create a simple pendant. Photos should be sized to fit inside a 1 inch circle. For the more advanced crafter, try your hand at creating a collage scene within the bottle cap. All materials will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: On the Road
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Wednesday April 29, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: On the Road
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
6:45 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.

Family Storytime: On the Road
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Thursday April 30, 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.

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
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Thursday April 30, 2015
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For Adults
Certified septic system installer and inspector George Schooley of Legacy Septic & Excavation will share information on how your septic system works and the proper maintenance needed to keep it working properly. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Read and Play
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Friday May 1, 2015
10:30 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.

National Children's Book Week
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Monday May 4, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Star Wars Crafts
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Monday May 4, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Drop by our Children's Department during library hours to make some great Star Wars crafts! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Science: Butterflies
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Monday May 4, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday May 4, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

National Children's Book Week
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Move and Learn: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Bottle Cap Pendants
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
Create a beautiful pendant for a necklace using a recycled bottle cap. For beginning crafters, bring a photo or use an image provided to create a simple pendant. Photos should be sized to fit inside a 1 inch circle. For the more advanced crafter, try your hand at creating a collage scene within the bottle cap. All materials will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Teen Writers
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Attention teen writers! Here is your opportunity to share your individual writing with others or work together to craft a new story. Be prepared to talk about creating characters, plots, settings, and your writing process. Refreshments will be served.

National Children's Book Week
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday May 6, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
6:45 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.

National Children's Book Week
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Thursday May 7, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Thursday May 7, 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.

National Children's Book Week
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Friday May 8, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Read and Play
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Friday May 8, 2015
10:30 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.

National Children's Book Week
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Saturday May 9, 2015
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Growing Up Wild: Caterpillars and Butterflies
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Monday May 11, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together through stories and activities. Help your child discover the wonders of nature. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday May 11, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Genealogy Help: Tearing Down Those Brick Walls
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Monday May 11, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Are you not sure where to look next? Luckily, Debra Hoffman of the Carroll County Genealogical Society is here to help you! Learn genealogical research techniques and strategies to get through your brick wall and continue exploring your family history.

Move and Learn: Bunnies
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Tuesday May 12, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
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Tuesday May 12, 2015
7:00 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 Carroll County Public Library's digital content? Bring your device in and learn how to download e-books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music to your device in this hands-on program.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Wednesday May 13, 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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: Wild by Cheryl Strayed
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Wednesday May 13, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

Pajama Party Storytime: Bunnies
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Wednesday May 13, 2015
6:45 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.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Thursday May 14, 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday May 14, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 4/30/2015.
Read to a puppy from the Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program.

Read and Play
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Friday May 15, 2015
10:30 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday May 16, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Comprehension
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Monday May 18, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child.

Fun with the Raspberry Pi
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Monday May 18, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 5/4/2015.
The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that enables exploration of computing and programming. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
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Monday May 18, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and spirited discussion of this month's book. All opinions count and new members are welcome!