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Paint in the Park
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Friday August 26, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 17
Join us for our 3rd annual painting extravaganza in our park! Come and explore some unusual paints and brushes while enjoying our beautiful park! In the case of inclement weather this program will be cancelled. Please check our Facebook page for updates. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten!
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Saturday August 27, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 5
Headed to kindergarten next fall? Come to a special storytime! We'll celebrate this monumental milestone with stories, songs, and a bus ride! Parents will receive information on registration and how to ready children for school success. With an accompanying caregiver.

Book Chat
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Thursday September 1, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Needle Nuts
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Thursday September 1, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. Please join us.

Preschool Science: On Silent Wings
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Friday September 2, 2016
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For ages 3 - 6
How do owls manage to sneak up on their prey in the dark of night? Do their heads really turn all the way around? Why do they sleep during the day? We’ll have fun learning about these fascinating creatures while we do some hands-on activities! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Butterflies in My Garden
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Saturday September 3, 2016
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For All Ages
Join us for a special storytime where we learn about the life cycles of butterflies. Participants will get to see a real, live butterfly nursery and, weather permitting, help release them into our library park. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Let's Move!: In the Sky
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
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For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist, a stretch, and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 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: In the Sky
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
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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.

Twos and Threes Together: In the Sky
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 7, 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.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are eligible for Medicare. We will cover the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) and how they work, Medicare Supplement (medigap) plans, preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We also will cover the Medicare Savings Programs, which are not all low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title. New participants are always welcome! October's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Twos and Threes Together: In the Sky
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Thursday September 8, 2016
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 8, 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.

Family Storytime: In the Sky
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Thursday September 8, 2016
1:00 PM - 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.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday September 9, 2016
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying caregiver.

Crafternoon
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Friday September 9, 2016
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Are you a crafter? Join us for a relaxing, crafting afternoon. This is an informal gathering where you can work on your own projects, meet other crafters, and get inspired! Coloring, crochet, embroidery, knitting, sewing...any portable handcraft goes!

Pixel Crafting with Fusible Beads
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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For ages 6 - 12
The quirky world of pixel art will come to life as we design and make objects with fusible craft beads.

CCPL Presents: Rachel Muller
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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For ages 15 - Adults
Join local author Rachel Muller as she shares the
inspiration and the local influences behind her WWII
historical fiction series, Love & War. Historical
artifacts of the period will be on display. Books will be
available for purchase and signing and a brief Q&A will
follow the presentation. Ms. Muller is excited to
announce the release of the third and final title in the
Love & War series, Phillip's War. When Marine Sergeant
Phillip Johnson returns from the Pacific in the winter of
1946, no one could be happier than the gal that's stuck
with him through the duration -- his Libby. But after the
homecoming festivities have calmed, Libby senses
something is wrong. Will Libby and Phillip find the
healing needed to restore their marriage? Or will their
love sink in the midst of Phillip's inward war? A
Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday September 12, 2016
9:30 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.

Ready, Set, School: Colors
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Monday September 12, 2016
10:30 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 12, 2016
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks at 3:30 pm, then we’ll get down to business around 3:45 pm. Need service hours? We’ve got those too! Refreshments will be served.

Let's Move!: Colors
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist, a stretch, and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 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: Colors
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Colors
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 14, 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.

Medicare 102
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. Medicare 102 covers the four parts of Medicare with a special focus on the Medigap plans. Learn about the different medigap plans and your period of Guaranteed Issue Rights. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover the deductibles and co-insurances not covered by Medicare. We will cover the Medicare Savings Programs (not all programs are low-income programs!) and healthcare fraud. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.