Calendar of Events - Taneytown Branch

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Read to a Dog
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Saturday January 21, 2017
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 Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

E-Reader Drop-In Sessions
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Saturday January 21, 2017
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have a new e-reader? Already have one, but still not sure how to download books and more from the library? Drop in and learn how to download free ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, TV episodes, and even music from the library's digital catalog. A valid Carroll County Public Library card is required. Can't attend these sessions? Instructions for getting started with CCPL's downloads are available at http://library.carr.org/collections/ebooks.asp.

BYOG (Bring Your Own Grown-Up)
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Sunday January 22, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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This program is designed for tweens (children between the ages of 8-12) who would like to join a book club focusing on reading graphic novels. Each tween will bring a favorite grown-up to select and read together a graphic novel provided. The team will then prepare a special project that will be used to present their book to the group. Week 1 will focus on selecting the graphic novel that meets the needs of the team. Week 2 will focus on completing a special project that will be used to share the novel. Week 3 will focus on presenting the graphic novel to the group. Only kids need to register.

Your Yoga
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Monday January 23, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
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Guided by an instructor, this yoga series allows you to learn basic and intermediate yoga practices. By combining Hatha and restorative yoga, you will come away knowing new techniques to invigorate and relax. Instructed in a step-by-step fashion. Beginners welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move in and a towel or yoga mat. Please be prepared to attend all three sessions. Namaste!

Twos and Threes Together: Winter
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Tuesday January 24, 2017
9:45 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.

Virtual Reality Road Show
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Tuesday January 24, 2017
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For ages 5 - Adults
What's all the hype around virtual reality? Find out for yourself! Come try out CCPL's new Vive virtual reality headset as it travels from branch to branch! We'll have the Vive set up for drop-in exploration, with a staff member on hand to answer questions. Don't miss this chance to cook in a virtual kitchen, defend a virtual castle, and more! Step into the future and experience technology that's changing the way we work, play and learn. We'll be set up 10-5!

Ready, Set, School: Winter
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Wednesday January 25, 2017
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 January 25, 2017
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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Thursday January 26, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Oh no! The princess has dropped her sparkly golden ball down the well. What will she do? Frog will help her get the ball, all he wants in return is to be her best friend. Will the princess keep her promise to play with Frog and become his best friend? Join us at the castle to find out the exciting conclusion to this story. All attendees need to register.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday January 26, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects.

Celebrate Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster
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Friday January 27, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Join the fun as we celebrate Chinese New Year with games, books, storytelling, crafts, and activities. All attendees need to register.

Sloppy Saturday
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Saturday January 28, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Need something fun to do with the kids? Like to create and express yourself with art? Drop in to the library and join the fun making crafts with leftover bits and pieces from storytime. Available from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

BYOG (Bring Your Own Grown-Up)
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Sunday January 29, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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This program is designed for tweens (children between the ages of 8-12) who would like to join a book club focusing on reading graphic novels. Each tween will bring a favorite grown-up to select and read together a graphic novel provided. The team will then prepare a special project that will be used to present their book to the group. Week 1 will focus on selecting the graphic novel that meets the needs of the team. Week 2 will focus on completing a special project that will be used to share the novel. Week 3 will focus on presenting the graphic novel to the group. Only kids need to register.

Your Yoga
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Monday January 30, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
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Guided by an instructor, this yoga series allows you to learn basic and intermediate yoga practices. By combining Hatha and restorative yoga, you will come away knowing new techniques to invigorate and relax. Instructed in a step-by-step fashion. Beginners welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move in and a towel or yoga mat. Please be prepared to attend all three sessions. Namaste!

Twos and Threes Together: Night
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Tuesday January 31, 2017
9:45 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.

Ready, Set, School: Night
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
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 February 1, 2017
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Night
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
6:30 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: Night
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Thursday February 2, 2017
9:45 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.

Perfect Paints
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Thursday February 2, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Come join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. We will celebrating the season with a St. Valentine's Day theme.

Math for Me: Comparing
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Friday February 3, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your child discover the fun of math! Explore the skills of counting, one to one correspondence, sorting, and grouping through our math series for preschoolers. Join us for fun activities and crafts! Only kids need to register.

Book Chat
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Friday February 3, 2017
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 February 3, 2017
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 February 4, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Bring your friends and build! We have a range of materials for your designs - 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. From 10 AM - Noon.

BYOG (Bring Your Own Grown-Up)
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Sunday February 5, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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This program is designed for tweens (children between the ages of 8-12) who would like to join a book club focusing on reading graphic novels. Each tween will bring a favorite grown-up to select and read together a graphic novel provided. The team will then prepare a special project that will be used to present their book to the group. Week 1 will focus on selecting the graphic novel that meets the needs of the team. Week 2 will focus on completing a special project that will be used to share the novel. Week 3 will focus on presenting the graphic novel to the group. Only kids need to register.

Drop-In Meditation
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Monday February 6, 2017
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
No matter your practice or technique, drop in to spend time in quiet thought. Reflect, relax, and hone your awareness. A sitting mat or pillow is encouraged.

Twos and Threes Together: Wild West
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Tuesday February 7, 2017
9:45 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday February 7, 2017
6:30 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.

Thrifty Crafts: Jewelry Holders
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Tuesday February 7, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/24/2017.
Upcycle, reimagine, and create! Join us as we turn thrift store buys into artful projects to use as catch-alls for jewelry or trinkets. All supplies will be provided.

Ready, Set, School: Wild West
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Wednesday February 8, 2017
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 February 8, 2017
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Wild West
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Wednesday February 8, 2017
6:30 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: Wild West
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Thursday February 9, 2017
9:45 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.

Wee Create: L-O-V-E-ly Art
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Thursday February 9, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 1/26/2017.
Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! It's time to create your very own Valentine masterpiece. We'll share a story or two, then create beautiful art to share with loved ones. Only children need to be registered.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday February 9, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects.