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Twos and Threes Together: Pigs
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Tuesday September 1, 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Ready, Set, School: Pigs
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
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 September 2, 2015
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: Pigs
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
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: Pigs
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Thursday September 3, 2015
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.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday September 4, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for an informal 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 September 4, 2015
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.

Build It!
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Saturday September 5, 2015
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For All Ages
Bring your friends and build! We have a range of materials for your design, from LEGO® and wooden blocks to magnetic building materials. Get creative and see what you can design! Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience. Available from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This STEM event is one of many occurring across the state, which are all part of the Maryland STEM Festival (11/6 - 11/15).

Twos and Threes Together: Clothes
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Tuesday September 8, 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.

Ready, Set, School: Clothes
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
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 September 9, 2015
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: Clothes
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
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: Clothes
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Thursday September 10, 2015
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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday September 10, 2015
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.

Preschool Science: Baby Animals
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Friday September 11, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday September 12, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for two hours of gaming fun. Newcomers to the game will have a chance to learn, and experienced players can face off with one another or trade cards. Come and join the gathering of the oldest of trading card games—with more than 12 million players! Refreshments will be served.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday September 12, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
We are in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Monday September 14, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/31/2015.
The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children age 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register

Maryland Zoo Presents: Amazing Adaptations
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Monday September 14, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/31/2015.
Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use our challenge activities to compare them to our abilities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Farm
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Tuesday September 15, 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.

Playdough Play Day
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
National Play-Doh Day is Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Get ready by making some special playdough that has the fragrance of fall! Be a kid again - enjoy some playdough! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Farm
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
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 September 16, 2015
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: Farm
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
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: Farm
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Thursday September 17, 2015
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: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
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Thursday September 17, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome!

Preschool STEAM: Building with the Three Little Pigs
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Friday September 18, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/4/2015.
Join the fun as we add a science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) component to some of our favorite folk tales! We'll read the story first, then let the kids work on fun and creative solutions to the problem. This active, hands-on session will stress self-expression and creativity. There will be multiple activity stations. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday September 19, 2015
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. Therapy dog/s available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

Art Academy 102
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Saturday September 19, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2015.
Join the fun as we explore different art styles, including Japanese woodblock, Aboriginal dot painting, and the styles of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. There will be activities, demos, and hands-on learning, with some background to bring it all together. Taught by Kayla King. Only kids need to register.