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A Rock Can Be...
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
No matter where you are, you are always close to rocks. They are fascinating and exciting, so let's investigate to learn more! Come for stories and activities about that under-appreciated yet often valuable object: the rock. Everyone will be able to decorate their own special rock to take home.

American Girls: Old Fashioned Games
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Thursday September 17, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
Join us for stories and more. Bring your dolls or dress up. Only kids need to register. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

American Girls and American History: Molly (1944)
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2015.
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.

Apple Appeal!
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Monday September 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
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September is National Apple Month! These crisp red, green and yellow gems are a great addition to a meal or snack and come in many varieties. Join Amy Michael, In-Store Nutritionist at Martin's, to sample different types of apples as well as discuss how they can be used in cooking. Refreshments will be served.

Art Academy 102
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2015.
Join the fun as we explore different art styles, including Japanese woodblock, Aboriginal dot painting, and the styles of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. There will be activities, demos, and hands-on learning, with some background to bring it all together. Taught by Kayla King. Only kids need to register.

Artscapades: Adventures in Art Media: Ink
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Monday September 21, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Get ready, get set, get ARTISTIC! Come ready for fun, creativity, and a little bit of a mess as we explore some of the awesome ways to make art. Each week will be a new adventure through a different medium, from ink to collage and even printing! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Author Event: Allan Karl
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Author and motorcyclist Allan Karl will discuss adventures from his book, Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Local beer/wine and light refreshments will be available for purchase. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Back to School Condolences Carnival Teen Lock-In
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Friday September 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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It’s that time again, back to school season is here. But don’t despair! Join us at the library for an after-hours carnival event to lessen the blow just a little bit. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Back to School Safety Seminar
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2015.
Join our friends from Tristar Martial Arts as kids will learn how to defend themselves against
bullies and strangers at this free seminar.

Bingo for Books
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
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Join us for an afternoon of BINGO! Children will win books for prizes. Every child will leave with at least one new or gently used book! Only kids need to register.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn about OverDrive
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Would you like to download e-books or audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, iPad, or Kindle? The Carroll County Public Library and Maryland Digital eLibrary provides access to thousands of e-books and digital audiobooks in several different formats. Learn how to access this digital content through the library using OverDrive. Please bring your device and your library card for this hands-on program.

Build It!
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Saturday September 5, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Bring your friends and build! We have a range of materials for your design, from LEGO® and wooden blocks to magnetic building materials. Get creative and see what you can design! Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience. Available from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This STEM event is one of many occurring across the state, which are all part of the Maryland STEM Festival (11/6 - 11/15).

Card Camp
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/8/2015.
Create your own greeting cards using our newly launched collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home!

Celebrating Our Differences Storytime
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Friday September 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
What makes you, you? What makes me, me? The world would be so boring if we were all the same! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft that celebrates how unique we all are!

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday September 4, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for an informal book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Come Fly with Me
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 8 - Adults
Falconry, the sport of kings, is an up close and personal hands-on experience with a bird of prey. Liam Straton and Greg Dorsch will be talking about the history of falconry and where it fits into modern times. They will also focus on the care and training of raptors and will be accompanied by a red-tailed hawk, northern goshawk, and American kestrel. A Celebrating America program.

Creative Playtime
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Friday September 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

Day for Book Lovers
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Monday September 21, 2015
Community Event - See description for location
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The Friends of the Carroll County Public Library invite you to the fifth annual Day for Book Lovers featuring bestselling authors Matthew Quick (Love May Fail) and Charles Belfoure (House of Thieves). Day for Book Lovers is held at McDaniel College Decker Center Forum and runs from 10am - 3pm. Ticket cost includes lunch and copies of Quick's Love May Fail and Belfoure's House of Thieves. Individual tickets on sale for $45. A table of 10 may be purchased at $400. More information and tickets are available at https://library.carr.org/booklovers

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted weight yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Family Storytime: Food
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Food
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Familiar Characters
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Bats
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Pigs
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Thursday September 3, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Autumn
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Family Storytime: Food
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Friday September 4, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Hats
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Hats
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Circus
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Family
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Baby Animals
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Clothes
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Family
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Thursday September 10, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Library
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Family Storytime: Hats
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Friday September 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Forest
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Monday September 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Forest
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Monday September 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Bats
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Bats
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Forest
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Special Program: The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Familiar Characters
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Food
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Thursday September 17, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Pigs
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Family Storytime: Bats
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Friday September 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Autumn
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Monday September 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Autumn
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Monday September 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Baby Animals
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Baby Animals
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Family Storytime: Autumn
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Financial Literacy @ Your Library: Invest for Life
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join Vickie Leese and Annie Mussoni Morrison of Zuma Financial Advisors, LLC for a presentation about investing for life. Learn the basics of investing for all stages of life. All attendees need to register

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and spirited discussion of this month's book. All opinions count and new members are welcome! This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Fun with Makey Makey™
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Monday September 21, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/7/2015.
The Makey Makey™ can be used to turn everyday objects into touchpads. Join us to try them out!

Game on Mah Jongg!
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Monday September 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for friendly mah jongg play. We welcome experienced mah jongg players as well those newer to the game for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. Dot. Crack. Bam!

Glass Etching Fun
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2015.
Would you like a new decorative piece for your home? Come and learn how to etch glass and go home with a personalized piece.

Growing Up Wild: Wiggling Worms
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Monday September 21, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around you. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Dewey!
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Monday September 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for a delicious piece of cake as we remember long-time library champion Mary Lou Dewey, after whom the library's park is named. Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Hear How to Save Money on Medicare Expenses
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Saturday September 12, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you or someone you know need help paying for health care? Stop by North Carroll Branch during our open house about programs that can save you money on hearing aids, prescription medications, and other medical expenses. The SHIP office and the Freedom Center will be offering one-on-one assistance to discuss these programs. There is no cost to apply for these programs!

How to Publish and Market Your Book
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Monday September 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you curious what it might be like to be a published author? Ever wonder how does an author even get published in the first place? It turns out that it’s easier than ever to become a published author. Whether you write fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, or school textbooks, there’s room for everyone who enjoys the art of writing. Come and find out how to share your book with the world!

Intro to 3D Printing
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2015.
Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and explore the basics of computer aided design as you create a 3D model. We'll print it for you to pick up later.

It Don’t Mean a Thing if You Ain’t Got that Swing!
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Sunday September 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for a Jazz Trio performance with Christiana Drapkin on vocals, along with her pianist and bassist for a lively mix of jazz standards, popular songs from the Great American Songbook, and other songs that relate to the One Maryland book choice, The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. The event will take place on the Booth Memorial Stage in the Mary Lou Dewey Sculpture Park. This program is made possible with funds from the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Junk Journals
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
Turn the random junk of your life into memories with this creative blend of messy journal and scrapbook. All participants will create a journal to take home.

Kinderconcerts: You’ve Got a Friend in Me
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Saturday September 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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 your dad or your mom and build together! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Library Wars: Battlefield Finksburg
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Friday September 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/4/2015.
Tactics, skill, and foam dart blasters come together in an epic after-hours game of capture the flag. Each battlefield has its own perks, hazards, tricks, and traps that will put the quest back in conquest. Bring your own unmodified blasters and ammo. Permission slips will be available at the Information Desk. Are you ready to wage war? Only kids need to register.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for two hours of gaming fun. Newcomers to the game will have a chance to learn, and experienced players can face off with one another or trade cards. Come and join the gathering of the oldest of trading card games—with more than 12 million players! Refreshments will be served.

Maryland Zoo Presents: Amazing Adaptations
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Monday September 14, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use our challenge activities to compare them to our abilities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Math for Me: Measuring
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Monday September 21, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/7/2015.
Help your preschool child discover math fun with plenty of hands-on activities! With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 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 one 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.

Medicare 102
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 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 one hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare
and how they work. Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, qualification requirements for Medicare
Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventative services
offered by Medicare, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina
Herrero-Backe. SHIP/SMP coordinator.

Meet and Greet with Local Author Neil R. Beller, Jr.
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Saturday September 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a presentation by local author Neil R. Beller, Jr. that includes photographs and stories from his book Missing Pine Park. Copies of his comedic memoir about growing up in the 60s and 70s will be available to purchase and signing. Before his 3-year on-air stint at WBAL radio, he lived in Hollywood, California where he worked for the television and motion picture industry. During that time, Neil often spoke of Maryland and all the crazy antics he and his friends participated in, growing up in his beloved neighborhood of Carney. Take a ride in his Way Back Machine and enjoy the hilarious stories in Missing Pine Park. A Celebrating America program.

Mind, Body, and Soul Yoga
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Monday September 21, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/7/2015.
Yoga is not just a workout for your body, but also your mind and soul. This three session program is a continuation of our Mind, Body, and Soul Yoga summer series and will teach you the basics of yoga, as well as its lifestyle. Whether you joined us for the previous summer series and wish to continue or are brand new to yoga, all are welcome! All you need is a yoga mat or beach towel. Please wear clothing you feel comfortable working out in. Registration is required. Registering once for this program means that you are registered for all three sessions.

Minecraft at Night
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our library Minecraft server!

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our library Minecraft server!

Minecraft Party
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Monday September 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 14
School's out and Minecraft enthusiasts are invited for an afternoon of Minecraft inspired activities, crafts, and treats. Drop in until 4 PM! Refreshments will be served.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
We are in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Monthly Money Talks: Retirement by Design
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw for a series of Monthly Money Talks designed to help you understand more about investing and retirement. Get honest insights and valuable information that can help you make more informed decisions about your future. She will begin each talk with Investment Perspectives, a presentation focusing on current financial issues. She, and other local guests, will tackle one important topic each month. Bring your questions and your friends for open discussions regarding timely financial matters.

Motorcycle Mania!
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us at the Mount Airy Branch for a celebration of the motorcycle! Drop in all day to enjoy our new exhibit of Barn Quilt Trail photography and pick up a copy of the trail map while you mix with other motorcycle enthusiasts. From 3 to 5 PM there will be motorcycle–themed activities including a storytime and safety demonstration. Refreshments will be available for purchase by the Mount Airy Kiwanis Club. At 5 PM, Commissioner Richard Rothschild will share a slideshow about his adventures and experiences on the road with his motorcycle. After 5 PM, Local beer/wine and light refreshments will be available for purchase. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. The Barn Quilt Trail photography exhibit is brought to you by the partnership of the Carroll County Department of Economic Development, Carroll County Arts Council, Carroll County Farm Museum and the Carroll County Public Library.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Move and Learn: Farm
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Farm
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn : Farm
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Family
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Family
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn : Family
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Food
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Food
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn : Food
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Hats
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Hats
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Music Together® Demo
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Monday September 14, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
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Join educator Clara Werner in a Music Together® class. It's Groovy, Baby! Music and Movement received a Nickelodeon ParentsConnect Award for the best local music class in Baltimore! Through song, instruments, movement, chants, fingerplays, and imaginative play, we'll create an environment in which to build on your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement. We'll have great fun singing, dancing, and making music together! With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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!

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips,
projects, and patterns!

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome! A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday September 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people
improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing
technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a
non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where
your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter A
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter A
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Friday September 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Outlook and Opportunities: Finding the Prevailing Winds
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Suzanne Bradshaw of Eldersburg is hosting this presentation.
Suzanne will explore:
• The economy and the firm's outlook
• Inflation and interest rates
• The opportunities and risks of international investing
• Investing in today's domestic stock market

Pajama Party Storytime: Bats
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Pigs
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Library
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Clothes
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Baby Animals
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Pigs
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Familiar Characters
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Clothes
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday September 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Parachute Play
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Sunday September 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Enjoy a special storytime in the park full of music, games, and fun parachute activities for you and your child. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only children need to register.

Perfect Paints
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/8/2015.
Want to explore your creative side? Come and join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Pete the Cat: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (Numbers/Early Math Skills)
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Monday September 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Please join us for a Pete the Cat storytime and activities that help develop skills that are necessary for school readiness. A Pete the Cat story will be read with a brief interactive activity to follow. For the majority of the program you and your child will have the opportunity to be involved in several hands-on activities that encourage skill development while having fun.

Picture Book Explorers: Shapes
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Full STEAM ahead! We'll explore the science, math, and art of picture books through readings and projects. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday September 11, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Play Baby Play!
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:30 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. With an accompanying caregiver.

Playdough Play Day
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
National Play-Doh Day is Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Get ready by making some special playdough that has the fragrance of fall! Be a kid again - enjoy some playdough! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Preschool Science: Baby Animals
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Friday September 11, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Preschool Science: The Amazing Human Body
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Friday September 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Help your preschool child discover science concepts with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Preschool STEAM: Building with the Three Little Pigs
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Friday September 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/4/2015.
Join the fun as we add a science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) component to some of our favorite folk tales! We'll read the story first, then let the kids work on fun and creative solutions to the problem. This active, hands-on session will stress self-expression and creativity. There will be multiple activity stations. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Friday September 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Friday September 11, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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.

Read and Play
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Monday September 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Monday September 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Friday September 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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.

Read and Play
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Monday September 21, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play
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Monday September 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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

Read and Play at Fairhaven
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Friday September 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
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A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. This session is held at Fairhaven Assisted Living Center in Sykesville. The elderly residents will join us for the program and visiting afterwards. With an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends. Therapy dog/s available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday September 10, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Read to a puppy from the Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program.

Read with a Furry Friend
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
Practice your reading skills by reading and relaxing with a dog! KPETS will bring a variety of breeds, each one a terrific listener.

Ready, Set, School: Bats
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Pigs
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 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.

Ready, Set, School: Bats
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Food
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Friday September 4, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Ready, Set, School: Baby Animals
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Clothes
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 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.

Ready, Set, School: Baby Animals
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Hats
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Friday September 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Ready, Set, School: Pigs
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Monday September 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Ready, Set, School: Familiar Characters
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Farm
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 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.

Ready, Set, School: Familiar Characters
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Ready, Set, School: Bats
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Friday September 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Ready, Set, School: Clothes
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Monday September 21, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Ready, Set, School: Circus
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: Food
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Saturday September 5, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: Hats
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: Forest
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: Bats
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Certified septic system installer and inspector George Schooley of Legacy Septic & Excavation will share information on how your septic system works and the proper maintenance needed to keep it working. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
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Monday September 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Certified septic system installer and inspector George Schooley of Legacy Septic & Excavation will share information on how your septic system works and the proper maintenance needed to keep it working. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday September 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the first meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the second meeting (9/28, 10/26, & 11/23) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn three service learning hours.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow a Business in Carroll County
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you want to be Carroll County’s next business success story? Find out what it takes to start and grow a business in Carroll County. New and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to join Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Startup Local, as he shares information about startup business fundamentals, local small business resources, and how to win $5,000 for your startup business idea by competing in the Carroll Biz Challenge 2015.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow a Business in Carroll County
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you want to be Carroll County’s next business success story? Find out what it takes to start and grow a business in Carroll County. New and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to join Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Startup Local, as he shares information about startup business fundamentals, local small business resources, and how to win $5,000 for your startup business idea by competing in the Carroll Biz Challenge 2015.

Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy's Mommy and Me
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Friday September 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 24 Months - 3
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Mommy and child can enjoy a fun-filled activity and, at the same time, develop movement skills. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome!

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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!

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the T.A.B. and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Attention teen writers! Here is your opportunity to share your individual writing with others
or work together to craft a new story. Be prepared to talk about creating characters, plots,
settings, and your writing process.

The Boys in the Boat: A One Maryland One Book Discussion
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Monday September 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Please join us for a One Maryland One Book discussion featuring The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

The Eastman String Band Live
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come to the Mount Airy Branch to enjoy live music from The Eastman String Band, an Americana Alt-Grass group based in Maryland. The band will be playing during the Motorcycle Mania event and there are additional activities scheduled for a full day of entertainment. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

The Faith Club: Osun-Osogbo: At a Glance
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you are interested in learning about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at The Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

The History and Secrets of Sykesville
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Andra Dennett, Curator of the Sykesville Gate House Museum, as she discusses a brief history of the town of Sykesville, as well as the town's connections with Napoleon Bonaparte and other celebrities. A Celebrating America program.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Amazing Adaptations
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Monday September 21, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/7/2015.
Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use our challenge activities to compare them to our abilities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Monday September 14, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
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The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children age 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2015.
The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2015.
The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

The Murphy Farm - Refuge from Racism
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Monday September 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Mount Airy Branch, the Mount Airy Main Street Association, and local author Bob O'Connor for a program in the fun and informative History 101 series. The Murphy Farm is now part of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. The fascinating story includes Civil War history of the farm during the capture of the Union troops on Bolivar Heights (the largest surrender in the entire war), Civil Rights history, and the preservationists' fight to save the Murphy Farm. Bob’s eleventh book, The Murphy Farm – Refuge from Racism, will be published later this year. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Novelist's Marketing Package
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Saturday September 12, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Once your novel is written, revised, and polished, the work is not done. How does an author entice a literary agent to read the full manuscript? Kathryn Johnson, an award-winning author of over 40 published novels, will help you find the hook to get that attention.

Tinker Tots
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Friday September 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/4/2015.
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Bats
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Pigs
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Tuesday September 1, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Food
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bats
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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: Food
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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: Familiar Characters
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Thursday September 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Library
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Baby Animals
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Clothes
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Library
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Hats
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Circus
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Baby Animals
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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: Hats
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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: Library
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Library
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Circus
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Thursday September 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bats
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Monday September 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Pigs
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Farm
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Pigs
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Bats
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Forest
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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: Special Program - ZOOmobile Storytime! (Registration Required)
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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: Pigs
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Pigs
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Forest
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Baby Animals
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Monday September 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Clothes
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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: Family
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Circus
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Walk with the Mayor
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Saturday September 19, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
In a partnership with Healthy Carroll and the town of Mount Airy we welcome you to join us for a fun, healthy, and informative experience! We will meet Mayor Pat Rockinberg at Town Hall at 10 AM then walk as a group to Watkins Park on our beautiful new Rails to Trails access trail. This is your chance to meet and chat with the mayor and your fellow Mount Airy residents while enjoying our lovely hometown. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz
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Wednesday September 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Writer's Circle
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Friday September 4, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.