Calendar of Events - North Carroll Branch

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Move & Learn: Moms
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Tuesday October 16, 2018
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.

Move & Learn: Moms
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Tuesday October 16, 2018
11:00 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.

Talking with Your Doctor
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Tuesday October 16, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Preparing for and talking with doctors can be difficult. Dr. Brown from the University of Maryland Extension will help you brainstorm and practice ways to better communicate with your doctor! All attendees need to register.

North Carroll Knitters Group
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Tuesday October 16, 2018
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!

Family Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Thursday October 18, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Thursday October 18, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Spooky Gingerbread Houses
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Thursday October 18, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Create a spooky gingerbread house. All materials will be provided.

Fall Treats
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Thursday October 18, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
No tricks! Just learn how to make delightful seasonal treats. Jennifer Bertucco of Bertucco's Bakery will create autumn candies and desserts, as well as fun cakes and candies for Halloween. Don't be scared - Jennifer will demonstrate step-by-step directions. Your treat will be taste-testing her creations.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Friday October 19, 2018
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime.

Read and Play
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Friday October 19, 2018
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.

Family Tech at the Library
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Friday October 19, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Interested in high tech, low tech, or fun tech for the family? Spend the afternoon exploring a variety of technology including circuit building, Ozobots, Cubelets, and Google VR. We'll have coding and building for the younger members of your family too! Available from 1 to 3 PM.

Hand Lettering for the Whole Family
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Saturday October 20, 2018
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For ages 6 - Adults
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Hand lettering is a craft that can be enjoyed by all ages. Amy Latta will be teaching children and their adults simple hand lettering steps and basic embellishments like curving vines, arrows, banners, simple swirls, and flowers. Guests are encouraged to bring either an 8x10 or 8 1/2x11 frame as well as an idea for a phrase or verse they want to use. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register.

Hand Lettering
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Saturday October 20, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Spend a Saturday afternoon relaxing while you learn the art of hand lettering. Author and artist Amy Latta will be walking the group through simple hand lettering steps and basic embellishments like curving vines, arrows, banners, simple swirls, and flowers. Guests are encouraged to bring either an 8x10 or 8 1/2x11 frame as well as an idea for a phrase or verse they want to use. All attendees need to register.

Meetup Mondays
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Monday October 22, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Get together at the library for a fun social time for you and your children. We’ll provide the space, toys, and activities, you provide the fun. Play is an important part of developing early literacy skills. You and your children can learn and make new friends at the same time. Available from 10 to 12.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Bloodsworth by Tim Junkin (2018 One Maryland One Book Selection)
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Monday October 22, 2018
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! October's discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book 2018 and is a Choose Civility program.

Pokémon Party
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Monday October 22, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Let's play Pokémon! Bring your cards or devices to play with other Pokémon fans.

Move & Learn: All About Me
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Tuesday October 23, 2018
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.

Move & Learn: All About Me
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Tuesday October 23, 2018
11:00 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.

Family Storytime: All About Me
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Wednesday October 24, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: All About Me
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Wednesday October 24, 2018
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: All About Me
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Thursday October 25, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: All About Me
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Thursday October 25, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Make Your Own Personal Products
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Thursday October 25, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Want to look and feel great without using chemical-laden products? Get back to basics and learn to make a few personal care products using some simple ingredients. We will make an oatmeal scrub, a lip balm, and some bath salts. All attendees need to register.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Friday October 26, 2018
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime.

Read and Play
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Friday October 26, 2018
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.

Scary Slime
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Saturday October 27, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us to create some scary and spooky varieties of slimes.

Meetup Mondays
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Monday October 29, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Get together at the library for a fun social time for you and your children. We’ll provide the space, toys, and activities, you provide the fun. Play is an important part of developing early literacy skills. You and your children can learn and make new friends at the same time. Available from 10 to 12.

Ask a Master Gardener
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Monday October 29, 2018
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Bring your questions about fall and winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener. Pick up tips, handouts, and more when you stop by their table from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM.

Carroll One Book: Between the World and Me
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Monday October 29, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Enjoy this book discussion of the 2018 Carroll One Book title: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Join us for a lively conversation where all views count. Carroll One Book is an initiative to encourage courageous conversations. Sponsored by the Learning Advantage Partnership, Carroll Chapter of the NAACP, and Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality. A Choose Civility program.

Preschool Vision Screening
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Tuesday October 30, 2018
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Drop by the North Carroll Branch between 9 AM and 12 PM for a free vision screening. The screening, for preschool-aged children, will test for nearsightedness, farsightedness, unequal focusing, and differences in the power of the eyes. Offered in partnership with the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club.

Move & Learn: Forest
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Tuesday October 30, 2018
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.

Move & Learn: Forest
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Tuesday October 30, 2018
11:00 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.