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Book Chat
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Friday May 6, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get
ideas for what to read next!

Writer's Circle
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Friday May 6, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen
and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Mother's Day Book Art
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Saturday May 7, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join us to make some book art for Mother's Day! We'll show you how to make flowers, cute animals, or other fun projects out of old books.

Astronomical Event: Transit of Mercury
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Monday May 9, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Join members of the Westminster Astronomical Society, who will bring their telescopes and other gear, to view a Transit of Mercury. Stop by between 2 - 7 pm to view this event. This is dependent on the weather though! A sunny day will guarantee a good viewing!

Twos and Threes Together: Swamp
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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 adult caregiver.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Tuesday May 10, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and
design your own keychain using Tinkercad. We'll print your keychain for
you to pick up later. All attendees need to register.

Ready, Set, School: Swamp
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Wednesday May 11, 2016
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday May 11, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Swamp
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Wednesday May 11, 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.

Family Storytime: Swamp
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Thursday May 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.

Wild Nature: Grow as We Go
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Thursday May 12, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Who changes as they grow? Butterflies, frogs, and insects change as they
grow. Learn all about the changes they go through as we explore how
nature works. Only kids need to register.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday May 12, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners,
please bring size 8 needles and light colored, worsted weight yarn - look for
#4 on the label.

Recycled Tee Shirts: Vests
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Thursday May 12, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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Come join Marianne Franklin and turn a tee shirt into something fun: a new
vest! Bring 2 tee shirts and a pair of sharp scissors.

Preschool Science: It Grows!
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Friday May 13, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your child discover the excitement of science through hands-on
experiments! Explore how plants grow through fun activity stations. Be
prepared to get a little dirty! With an adult caregiver; only children need to
be registered.

Color Fun
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Saturday May 14, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Enjoy some relaxing, stress-free time at the library with coloring, simple crafts, and jigsaw puzzles to put together! Bring the family and spend some time with these simple and creative pleasures. All materials will be provided. Available from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

FANtastic Creations
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Monday May 16, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
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Books and films inspire us! Join us for a fun evening and create a Star Wars-themed painting. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Twos and Threes Together: Butterflies
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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 adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Butterflies
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Wednesday May 18, 2016
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday May 18, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Butterflies
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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.

Family Storytime: Butterflies
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Thursday May 19, 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.

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
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Thursday May 19, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion! New participants are always welcome!
Refreshments will be served.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday May 21, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends from the Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

Twos and Threes Together: My Garden
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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 adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: My Garden
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Wednesday May 25, 2016
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday May 25, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: My Garden
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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.

Family Storytime: My Garden (with special guest author Marcia Leiter)
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Thursday May 26, 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.

Coloring for Adults Stressbuster
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Thursday May 26, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Step away from the computer screen and wind down your day with some
coloring. Recently cited on NPR and the Washington Post, adult coloring
has seen a huge surge in popularity because it is engaging and relaxing.
Come and join us!

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday May 26, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners,
please bring size 8 needles and light colored, worsted weight yarn - look for
#4 on the label.