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Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Saturday January 20, 2018
11:00 AM - 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. Siblings are welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday January 22, 2018
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: Art
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Monday January 22, 2018
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.

#TrendingNow
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Monday January 22, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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The Westminster Branch is pleased to welcome back Gary Kavanagh to facilitate an open current events discussion group on topics of interest in the community and the nation. Join Gary to discuss a variety of issues in a structured environment, where everyone can be heard, in a non-confrontational setting, with the goal of learning from each other's points of view. The group will focus on one or two issues of interest at each meeting. Gary holds a Master’s Degree in Modern European and Diplomatic History from GWU and taught secondary school in Prince George's County, Maryland. Gary has hosted several very popular history lectures here at the Westminster Branch. A Celebrating America program.

Let’s Move!: Art
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
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For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and 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!

Nursery Rhyme Time
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Have fun with your baby and remember songs, fingerplays, and rhymes from your childhood! Songs and rhymes provide many lifelong benefits to help your child with their language and develop an appreciation for rhyme and rhythm.

Pajama Party Storytime: Art
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
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: Art
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
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 24, 2018
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.

LEGO® Creations
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring a grownup and build together!

Twos and Threes Together: Art
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Thursday January 25, 2018
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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 25, 2018
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: Art
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Thursday January 25, 2018
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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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Friday January 26, 2018
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For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Friday January 26, 2018
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For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

National Seed Swap Day
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Saturday January 27, 2018
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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.

Read with a Furry Friend
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Saturday January 27, 2018
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For ages 4 - Adults
KPets’ trained reading dogs provide a relaxed informal atmosphere for kids to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story!

Read and Play
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Monday January 29, 2018
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: Playtime
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Monday January 29, 2018
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.

Sculpting Free for All
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Monday January 29, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Everything is hands-on for making art with various child-friendly sculpting materials.

Let’s Move!: Playtime
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and 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!

Nursery Rhyme Time
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Have fun with your baby and remember songs, fingerplays, and rhymes from your childhood! Songs and rhymes provide many lifelong benefits to help your child with their language and develop an appreciation for rhyme and rhythm.

Pajama Party Storytime: Playtime
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
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: Playtime
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
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 31, 2018
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: Playtime
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Thursday February 1, 2018
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 1, 2018
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: Playtime
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Thursday February 1, 2018
4:00 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.

Avoid 2nd Sock Syndrome!
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Thursday February 1, 2018
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Learn to knit two socks at one time on one long circular needle. Participants should be experienced knitters and know how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off. We will be using the Kitchener Stitch to graft the toe. Materials needed: US #4 circular needle 40-in long, light-colored worsted weight yarn (not too heavy), and stitch markers.

Preschool Science: Lights and Shadows
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Friday February 2, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
During this hands-on science program we’ll explore what happens when an object blocks light to form a shadow. We’ll play with shadows and shadow puppets!

Kinderconcert: Walter the Wolf
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Saturday February 3, 2018
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!