Calendar of Events - Westminster Branch

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Read and Play
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Monday January 23, 2017
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.

Ready, Set, School: FURRY FRIENDS
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Monday January 23, 2017
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.

Let's Move!: FURRY FRIENDS
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Tuesday January 24, 2017
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!

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 24, 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: FURRY FRIENDS
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Tuesday January 24, 2017
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: FURRY FRIENDS
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Wednesday January 25, 2017
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.

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.

Twos and Threes Together: FURRY FRIENDS
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Thursday January 26, 2017
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 26, 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.

Family Storytime: FURRY FRIENDS
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Thursday January 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Thursday January 26, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Friday January 27, 2017
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For ages 3 - Adults
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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Friday January 27, 2017
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For ages 3 - Adults
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.

National Seed Swap Day
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Saturday January 28, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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It may be cold and snowy, but it's never too early to start planning your garden! Bring your heirloom or open-pollinated seeds in individually labeled packets to swap with other gardeners. We will have speakers on seed related topics, and there will be plenty of time to socialize, swap tips, and gather information with other gardeners. All attendees need to register.

Teen Movie After-Hours: Now You See Me
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Saturday January 28, 2017
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For ages 11 - 17
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Join the Teen Advisory Board for popcorn and a movie as we watch the adventures of four street magicians turned bank robbers who don’t keep a penny for themselves. We might end the evening learning some tricks for ourselves. Permission slips are required for this event, and will be available at the Information Desk. Now You See Me is rated PG-13. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Monday January 30, 2017
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.

Ready, Set, School: DOWN UNDER
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Monday January 30, 2017
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.

Let's Move!: DOWN UNDER
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Tuesday January 31, 2017
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!

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 31, 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: DOWN UNDER
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Tuesday January 31, 2017
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: DOWN UNDER
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
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.

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.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
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: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
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.

Twos and Threes Together: DOWN UNDER
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Thursday February 2, 2017
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 2, 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.

Family Storytime: DOWN UNDER
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Thursday February 2, 2017
1:00 PM - 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.

Music - Create, Mix, & Master
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Thursday February 2, 2017
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Explore and create sounds and music using a microphone and keyboard. Mix them up using the Audiobox USB interface and then record and produce your masterpiece using PreSonus Studio One recording software.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday February 2, 2017
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. Please join us. Knitting needles are now available to check out at the Westminster Branch.

The Gingerbread Baby
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Friday February 3, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 9
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Join us for a fun filled storytime based on Jan Brett’s book Gingerbread Baby. We will explore the text and illustrations through games, activities, and crafts. Only kids need to register.

Kinderconcert: Owling Good Time
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Saturday February 4, 2017
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Join us for a violin and piano concert followed by a storytime and a chance to explore some instruments yourself!

Read with a Furry Friend
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Saturday February 4, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 17
Come and practice reading to a dog who loves to hear stories. KPETS, trained reading dogs will be the eager listeners.

Read and Play
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Monday February 6, 2017
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.

Ready, Set, School: WINTER
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Monday February 6, 2017
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 February 6, 2017
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!: WINTER
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Tuesday February 7, 2017
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!

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 7, 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: WINTER
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Tuesday February 7, 2017
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: WINTER
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Wednesday February 8, 2017
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.

Virtual Reality Road Show
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Wednesday February 8, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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. From 10 AM - 6 PM.

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.

Medicare 102
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Wednesday February 8, 2017
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 coinsurances 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.

Twos and Threes Together: WINTER
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Thursday February 9, 2017
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 9, 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.

Family Storytime: WINTER
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Thursday February 9, 2017
1:00 PM - 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.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday February 10, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten!
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Saturday February 11, 2017
11:00 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 more! Parents will receive information on registration and how to ready children for school success.

Getting Started with Your Genealogy
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Saturday February 11, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/28/2017.
If you have thought about searching for your ancestors, but did not know how to start, this presentation will kick-off your research with five easy steps! Ms. Eileen A. Souza's presentation will include the importance of genealogy, how you begin your search, information on forms and resources used in genealogy, citing your sources, and how to improve your skills. Eileen is a graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Studies, earning a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies, a graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Research, and a graduate of the ProGen Study Group. She is the author of Research in Carroll County, published in the August 2012 issue of the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal. All attendees need to register.