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American Girls and American History: Kit (1934)
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Saturday March 28, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Step back in time with your 18-inch doll or toy! Come experience the past with your doll through stories, crafts, and games. Find out what life was like for the American Girl characters in their diverse cultures and time periods in American history. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday March 30, 2015
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: Bugs
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Monday March 30, 2015
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.

Creative Circuits
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Monday March 30, 2015
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Explore the playful side of engineering as we create simple circuits and cool projects. Only kids need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
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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Tuesday March 31, 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.

Mini Medieval Madness
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 13
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Can you construct a medieval siege weapon to defeat your foes? We will construct tiny siege weapons from everyday objects and wage war in the library! Whose tiny weapon will be the most accurate? Who will win the tiny war? Come explore the mechanics behind these historical devices and tinker to make your own. Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bugs
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
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: Bugs
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
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 April 1, 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.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Thursday April 2, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Thursday April 2, 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.

Family Storytime: Bugs
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Thursday April 2, 2015
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.

Medicare 101
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Thursday April 2, 2015
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday April 2, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects and patterns. Please join us.

Ringing in Spring
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Thursday April 2, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come ring in spring with The Carroll Lutheran School. The fourth grade class of CLS will entertain us with their bell ringing repertoire, while fellow students dazzle us with their glorious singing. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Rockets to the Rescue
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Saturday April 4, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Your help is needed! We're looking for young science fans to embark on an engineering adventure. Utilizing a few pieces of PVC pipe and recycled materials, attendees will design and build stomp rockets and create a plan of how rockets could deliver food to an island during a crisis. This program is presented by a representative of Carroll County 4-H. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday April 6, 2015
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: Mice
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Monday April 6, 2015
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.

Count on Counted Cross-Stitch
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Monday April 6, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
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Learn basic needlework skills as we make a cross-stitch piece to take home. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday April 6, 2015
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 start with snacks at 3:30, and officially get started at 3:45. Need service hours? We've got those too! Refreshments will be served.

Poems for Popcorn
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Monday April 6, 2015
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Sing a song of popcorn / Recite a poem for me / And when your rhyme is over / A bag of popcorn you will see. Help us celebrate National Poetry Month by reading an original poem or an old favorite, and get a bag of popcorn! Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. From 5 - 8 pm.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
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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Tuesday April 7, 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: Mice
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
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: Mice
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
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 April 8, 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 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.

Family Storytime: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 2015
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 April 10, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
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 adult caregiver.

Walk Carroll Main Street Walk
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Saturday April 11, 2015
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
All ages and physical activity levels are encouraged to join Walk Carroll for a walk through downtown Westminster. Meet new people to walk with and maybe join a new Walk Carroll club! Event will be held rain or shine. Just prior to the walk, join Walk Carroll inside the library for health information, raffles, giveaways, and more! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday April 13, 2015
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: Outer Space
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Monday April 13, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
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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Tuesday April 14, 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: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
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: Outer Space
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
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 April 15, 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 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.

Family Storytime: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 2015
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.

Every Child Ready to Read: Family Yoga
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Thursday April 16, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 4/2/2015.
This program is specifically designed as a child and caregiver class to offer a unique bonding opportunity to both participants. The program was designed by a child development specialist and yoga instructor to ensure that all poses are developmentally appropriate. Parents and other adult caregivers with young children are encouraged to come, relax, and have fun! For adults with children ages birth to five. Siblings are welcome. This program is sponsored in part by an Early Learning Challenge Grant. Refreshments will be served. You can register online, email Ruthanne Lillis rlillis@carr.org, or call 410-386-4450, x7732. Only adults need to register.

Creative Play Time
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Friday April 17, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Play is a fantastic way for children to develop their critical thinking skills. Come join us for an open play time where children can be imaginative and creative while exploring blocks, LEGO® blocks, playdough, and more! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.