Calendar of Events - Westminster Branch

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Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Thursday March 30, 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 March 30, 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: Sheep
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Thursday March 30, 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.

Wanna Be a Knitter?
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Thursday March 30, 2017
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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This is a three session knitting class in which you will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. In the first class you will learn to cast on and knit, as you begin knitting a washcloth. In the second class you will bring your washcloth back with you and use it to learn to purl. In the third class you will learn to bind off your knitted/purled stitches to complete the washcloth. All supplies provided.

Kinderconcerts: Musicians of Bremen
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Saturday April 1, 2017
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 7
Join us for a violin and piano concert followed by a storytime and a chance to explore some instruments yourself!

Sensory Storytime
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Saturday April 1, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register.

The Wine Tasting Experience
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Sunday April 2, 2017
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For Adults
Start your Westminster Wine Stroll experience at the library where Siema Wines specialist Rachel Lipman will explain wine tasting with an interactive discussion to help you get the most out of your stroll. Learn how to taste and evaluate wines as Rachel shares her passion with you. The Wine Stroll will begin at 4:00 pm with tickets available at 2:30 pm. Full details for the stroll at the http://www.westminstermd.gov/winestroll. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday April 3, 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: Bugs
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Monday April 3, 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 April 3, 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!: Bugs
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Tuesday April 4, 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 April 4, 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: Bugs
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Tuesday April 4, 2017
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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: Bugs
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Wednesday April 5, 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 April 5, 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.

Art Meets Science
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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We will use the science of color mixing to produce our own paints, then create a masterpiece to take home. Only kids need to register.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
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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: Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
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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: Bugs
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Thursday April 6, 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 April 6, 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: Bugs
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Thursday April 6, 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 April 6, 2017
3:00 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 One recording software.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday April 6, 2017
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For ages 16 - Adults
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns.

We Belong Together
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Thursday April 6, 2017
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For Adults
Are you thinking of adopting? Do you have lots of questions about the process, from the beginning to the end? Sarah Cross, mother of two adopted children, and her friend will share their experiences with adoption, both international and domestic.

Egg Hunt
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Saturday April 8, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Bring your basket and join us for an egg hunt at the Westminster Branch!

Read and Play
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Monday April 10, 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: Mice
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Monday April 10, 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!: Mice
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Tuesday April 11, 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 April 11, 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.

Kids in the Garden: Seed - Food from the Earth
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Tuesday April 11, 2017
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
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All of our food comes from the earth. Many fruits and vegetables start as seeds that grow in the soil. Meat, eggs, and cheese come from animals that are fed grain or seeds that grow in the earth. We’ll make discoveries about where and how their food comes from the earth and the cycle in which this all occurs. Each participant will bring home a garden in a glove.

Pajama Party Storytime: Mice
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Tuesday April 11, 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: Mice
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Wednesday April 12, 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 April 12, 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.

Squishy Circuits
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Wednesday April 12, 2017
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Join us for hands-on exploration of circuit building. We will learn basic principles of electricity and circuitry and how to use both the conductive and insulative doughs to direct the flow of electricity. Safety goggles will be provided! Only kids need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Thursday April 13, 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 April 13, 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: Mice
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Thursday April 13, 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.

Medicare 102
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Thursday April 13, 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.

Read and Play
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Monday April 17, 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: Outer Space
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Monday April 17, 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.

The Science of Snot
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Monday April 17, 2017
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
This science program will teach you why mucus is a good thing as we learn about how our bodies protect us. Not to mention that we will be making our own fake snot to take home. EEEEWWWW! GROSS!

Let's Move!: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 18, 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 April 18, 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.

Kids in the Garden: Plant Healthy Gardens
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Tuesday April 18, 2017
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
Registration for this event begins 4/4/2017.
Some plants grow up, some grow down, and some grow all around us. We’ll learn about different growing plants and will learn that with hard work, trial and error, and teamwork, they can build a fruitful garden. The whole community gets involved in this project; everyone will bring home a mini green house to grow herbs and veggies at home.

Pajama Party Storytime: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 18, 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: Outer Space
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Wednesday April 19, 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 April 19, 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.

Make & Take Craft: Painted Flower Pot
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Wednesday April 19, 2017
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/5/2017.
Paint a pretty flower pot for the spring! All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday April 20, 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 April 20, 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: Outer Space
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Thursday April 20, 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.

Library Cafe: Read, Talk, & Play
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Thursday April 20, 2017
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Join us as we explore science hands-on. We'll read some books, do some simple science experiments, and even make our own play dough to take home. Build on what you already know about reading and play to help your children get ready for school. A hearty snack will be served. Refreshments will be served.