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3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library and want to teach you the process for designing your own models. Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology! Space is limited. All attendees need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Alphabet Train: Letter R
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Monday April 20, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Alphabet Train: Letter S
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Monday April 27, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Alphabet Train: Letters T & U
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Monday May 4, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

American Girls and American History: Samantha (1904)
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Step back in time with your 18-inch doll or toy! Come experience the past with your doll through stories, crafts, and games. Find out what life was like for the American Girl characters in their diverse cultures and time periods in American history. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Bottle Cap Pendants
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Create a beautiful pendant for a necklace using a recycled bottle cap. For beginning crafters, bring a photo or use an image provided to create a simple pendant. Photos should be sized to fit inside a 1 inch circle. For the more advanced crafter, try your hand at creating a collage scene within the bottle cap. All materials will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Bottle Cap Pendants
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/21/2015.
Create a beautiful pendant for a necklace using a recycled bottle cap. For beginning crafters, bring a photo or use an image provided to create a simple pendant. Photos should be sized to fit inside a 1 inch circle. For the more advanced crafter, try your hand at creating a collage scene within the bottle cap. All materials will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Bottle Feeders
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so here’s a program for both adults and teens. We’re recycling bottles into beautiful feeders for birds and butterflies. All supplies will be provided. Teen participants need to register and one adult may accompany each registrant.

Buddhist Meditation
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For Adults
Have you ever been interested in meditation or Buddhism? Craig Storti of the International Meditation Center will join us at Taneytown Branch Library to share his expertise. He will start with an introduction to the concepts of Buddhism and why meditation is so helpful, followed by a meditation practice session. There will also be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more!

Carnival Lock-In Party!
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Friday May 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 4/24/2015.
It's lock-in time again! The library closes at 5, but the fun begins at 6. Join us for a carnival-themed lock-in where we will play games, do activities, eat snacks, and give away prizes! This after hours event is a parent drop off event and requires a permission slip; slips will be available at the Information Desk and during drop off. Refreshments will be served.

Carpalooza
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join us for an afternoon enjoying all things that go vroom! The storytime room will be transformed into a maze of roads for matchbox cars and an auto mechanic shop for small hands to practice repairing cars. We’ll also have fun with car races, car stories, and car crafts. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday May 1, 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!

Climate Change
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Friday May 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 4/24/2015.
What is it and what do we need to do. The University of Maryland Extension will help participants figure out what climate change is through games and inquiry and why we should be proactive, not reactive, in thinking about this situation. Only kids need to register.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Rhyming
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Monday April 20, 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 playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Science: Butterflies
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Monday May 4, 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 playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday April 23, 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 yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Earth Day Extravaganza
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Love crafts? Love the Earth? Stop in for a day of fun-filled crafts! We will learn all about the Earth by making art, bird feeders, and much more. Everyone is welcome to join our efforts to save the Earth! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Every Child Ready to Read: Read, Write, Play, & Scribble
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Thursday April 30, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Please join us for a library café conversation about how to encourage your child to scribble and draw to develop pre-writing skills. Creativity may be messy - come prepared to have fun. The workshop will be in English & Spanish. For adults with children ages birth to five. Siblings are welcome. This program sponsored in part by an Early Learning Challenge Grant. Refreshments will be served. You can register online, email Ruthanne Lillis rlillis@carr.org, or call 410-386-4450, x7732. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Bugs
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Monday April 20, 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: Bugs
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Bears
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Wednesday April 22, 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: Fish
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Wednesday April 22, 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: Ducks
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Thursday April 23, 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: Bears
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Thursday April 23, 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: Friends
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Thursday April 23, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Friday April 24, 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: Mice
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Monday April 27, 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: Mice
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Monday April 27, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Bunnies
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Bunnies
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Tuesday April 28, 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: On the Road
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Sweet Treats
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Thursday April 30, 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: On the Road
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Thursday April 30, 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: Shapes
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Thursday April 30, 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: Bunnies
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Friday May 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: Outer Space
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Monday May 4, 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: Outer Space
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Monday May 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Fish
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Fish
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Tuesday May 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.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Bears
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Thursday May 7, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Thursday May 7, 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: Ducks
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Thursday May 7, 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: Fish
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Friday May 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.

Favorite Friends: Salina Yoon's Penguin books
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Five Senses Spring Craftivities
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Thursday April 30, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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Bring all of your senses with you to the library and smell, touch, hear, taste, and see spring. This sensory based program will promote exploration and foster excitement about the world around us! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessler
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Saturday May 9, 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.

Getting Started with Your Genealogy
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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If you have thought about searching for your ancestors but did not know how to start, this presentation will kick-off your research with five easy steps! Why genealogy is important, how you begin your search, forms used in genealogy, resources and record types, citing your sources, and how to improve your skills will all be covered. A Celebrating America program.

Growing Up Wild: Seeds and Sprouts
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Monday April 27, 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 through stories and activities. Help your child discover the wonders of nature. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Guilty or Innocent? Ladies Afternoon Tea
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Saturday April 25, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Well behaved women rarely make history, but to her death Mary Surratt declared her innocence in the Lincoln conspiracy. Surratt reenactor, Vicky Curtis, will share with mothers and daughters interesting stories about the history of the Surratt family and Boarding House. Tea and light refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

How to Become A Published Author
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Thursday April 30, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Designed for authors who have completed their manuscripts, this intensive 1.5 hour program will help to guide you through the myriad of publishing options available to authors today. Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar and provides you with an opportunity to ask questions so that you can make your publishing decisions with confidence.

How to Become a Published Author
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Thursday May 7, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Designed for authors who have completed their manuscripts, this intensive 1.5 hour program will help guide you through the myriad of publishing options available to authors today. Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar and provides you with an opportunity to ask questions so that you can make your publishing decisions with confidence.

Hugs & Stitches Crochet & Knit for Charity
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Hugs & Stitches Crochet & Knit for Charity is a group of knitters and crocheters who meet each week to create scarves, hats, mittens and afghans, all of which are donated to local charities. Anyone interested in helping must be at least a beginner crocheter or knitter. Please feel free to join them as they can always use more hands to help meet the growing need for these items. Although the group usually meets each week at Westminster Ridge, they will meet at the Westminster Branch the first Tuesday in May.

Isn't it Romantic? Publishing in the Romance Genre
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Sunday April 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For Adults
The Washington Romance Writers roll back into town for the third consecutive year to share the latest tips and tricks for writing and publishing. Authors published in a variety of formats (traditional, digital-first, self-published, agented/unagented) will share their experiences in the ever-changing landscape of twenty-first century publishing. Bring your questions and be prepared for a rollicking good time. Last year's panel even had to be shushed by the librarian to end on time!

KidWorks Kids Present: Bunnies, Rabbits, and Hares, Oh My
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Monday April 27, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday April 22, 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.

Launching Your Own Business
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Ready, set, and go! Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Topics include: options for business entities; resources available to start-ups; costs of services needed; licensing and tax considerations; loans and financial resources; marketing on a budget; getting your business off the ground and finding customers. From 5:30 - 8:45 pm. This course is free and Roger Voter will be the instructor. The course number is MSB-101-A4. To register, visit www.carrollcc.edu/register/noncredit

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday April 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday May 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity!

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for 2 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 Black-Eyed Susan Awards Announcement
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Saturday May 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for the announcement of the 2014-15 Black-Eyed Susan Award winning books, sponsored by the Maryland Association of School Librarians. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature and then vote for their favorites. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

May the 4th Be with You: Happy Star Wars Day!
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Monday May 4, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Star Wars with an epic evening of games, crafts, and challenges—including a light saber duel tournament! Costumes are welcome. May the 4th be with you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Meet Book Editor Katherine Pickett
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For Adults
The Maryland Writers' Association will host editor Katherine Pickett who will speak about common editing mistakes and how to make your manuscript shine!

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Monday May 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 4/20/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Minecraft Mania
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Friday May 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us for an evening of Minecrafting! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. We’ll also explore the world of Minecraft through activities, games, and snacks. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Minecraft Mania
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Friday May 1, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us for an evening of Minecrafting! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. We’ll also explore the world of Minecraft through activities, games, and snacks. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Minecraft Mania
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Friday May 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us for an evening of Minecrafting! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. We’ll also explore the world of Minecraft through activities, games, and snacks. Refreshments will be served.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now 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.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Mount Airy Senior Center for a discussion of this month's book!

Move and Learn: Bears
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Tuesday April 21, 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: On the Road
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday May 5, 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.

My Mom and Me
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Registration for this event begins 4/25/2015.
Let's pamper mom and treat her like a queen; she deserves a special day to be spoiled! Light refreshments will be served. Children must be accompanied by their special adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

My Mommy and Me
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 4/25/2015.
Let's pamper mom and treat her like a queen; she deserves a special day to be spoiled! Light refreshments will be served. Children must be accompanied by their special adult; all attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

National Children's Book Week
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Monday May 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

National Children's Book Week
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

National Children's Book Week
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

National Children's Book Week
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Thursday May 7, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

National Children's Book Week
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Friday May 8, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

National Children's Book Week
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Saturday May 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our butterfly bonanza! Start the week out at the Come Learn with Me program with butterfly stories and activities and end the week by learning about the metamorphosis of the caterpillar into a butterfly at Growing Up Wild. Throughout the week you can drop by the branch to see our live caterpillars spin their cocoons and begin to emerge as beautiful butterflies. Every day you'll have the opportunity to craft a butterfly and display your creation in our butterfly gallery. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday May 7, 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 Book Discussion Group: Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England by Thomas Penn
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Monday April 27, 2015
North Carroll 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!

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday April 21, 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 Knitters Night
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Monday May 4, 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 Writers Group
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Monday April 27, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Friends
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Ducks
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Wednesday April 22, 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: Fish
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Wednesday April 22, 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: Bears
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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: Shapes
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday April 29, 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: On the Road
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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: Ducks
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Bears
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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 May 4, 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.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 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. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday May 9, 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 kids need to register.

Piano Music by Lydia Bandy
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Sunday April 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Lydia Bandy, local piano teacher, composer, and performer will fill the library with the sounds of classical, jazz, and popular music. Lydia will also have CDs available for purchase. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Play Baby Play
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Friday April 24, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 2
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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Play Baby Play
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Friday May 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Preschool Math
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Monday April 20, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Help your preschool child discover math fun with lots of hands-on activities. Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience. With an adult caregiver.

Rainbow Book Club: Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir by Cyndi Lauper
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
You are invited to join the Rainbow Book Club as we discuss and explore a variety of LGBTQ related titles, stories, and topics in a safe and respectful environment. This program is open to adults of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The Rainbow Book Club is presented by PFLAG Westminster - Carroll County and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

Read and Play
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Monday April 20, 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 April 20, 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 April 21, 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 April 21, 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 April 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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 April 21, 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 April 22, 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 April 22, 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 April 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
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Thursday April 23, 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 April 23, 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 April 24, 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 April 27, 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 April 27, 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 April 28, 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 April 28, 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 April 28, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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 April 28, 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 April 29, 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 April 29, 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 April 29, 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 April 30, 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 April 30, 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 May 1, 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 May 4, 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 May 4, 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 May 5, 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 May 5, 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.

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Tuesday May 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

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Tuesday May 5, 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 May 6, 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.

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Wednesday May 6, 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 May 6, 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 May 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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 May 7, 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 May 8, 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 at Fairhaven
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Friday April 24, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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 April 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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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.

Reading Makes Cents
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 11
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This program teaches kids about the history of money, how to earn money, and the difference between needs and wants. You’ll even be able to make a piggy bank to bring home! Offered in partnership with the University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County 4-H Program. This program is part of Money Smart Week. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Friends
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Monday April 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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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: Fish
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Ducks
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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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: Fish
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Wednesday April 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.

Ready Set School: Chicks & Chickens
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Friday April 24, 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: Shapes
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Monday April 27, 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: Sheep
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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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: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Bunnies
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Friday May 1, 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: Ducks
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Monday May 4, 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: Bugs
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Bears
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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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: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Fish
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Friday May 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

Retirement by Design
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Do you wonder...Am I saving enough for retirement? Will I ever be able to retire? When should I take Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? In recognition of Money Smart Week, local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw will address important financial topics in a two-part series that is designed for those who are saving, getting ready, or living in retirement. Don't be shy. Bring your spouse and friends to hear about these important financial matters. All attendees need to register.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 18, 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: On the Road
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Saturday April 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.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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: Chicks & Chickens
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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
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Saturday May 2, 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: Bunnies
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Saturday May 2, 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
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Saturday May 9, 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: Fish
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Saturday May 9, 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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Thursday April 30, 2015
North Carroll 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 properly. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Sewing
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
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Learn basic sewing skills as we make a cute stuffed animal to take home. Only kids need to register.

Sloppy Saturday Drop-In Crafts
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Need something fun to do with the kids? Like to create and express yourself with art? Drop in to the library and join the fun making crafts with leftover bits and pieces from storytime. Available from 11 AM - 1 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Social Security: Your Questions Answered
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Do you wonder...am I saving enough for retirement? Will I ever be able to retire? When should I take Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? In recognition of Money Smart Week, local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw and a special guest will address important financial topics in a two-part series that is designed for those who are saving, getting ready, or living in retirement. Don't be shy. Bring your spouse and friends to hear about these important financial matters. All attendees need to register.

Spring Blood Drive
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Give the gift of life by donating blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive at the Eldersburg Branch Library on Tuesday, April 28th from 2 pm to 7 pm. Sign up in advance at http://www.redcrossblood.org/

Spring Craft Celebration
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Join us for an afternoon of crafty delights including duct tape designs, beaded creations, and recycled art.

Spring Strings and Piano: Disney Favorites
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Saturday April 25, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Do you like to Whistle While You Work or hum a little Hakuna Matata? So do we!! Join us for an afternoon of Disney favorites played by local violinist and CCPL Librarian Christina Cook, local cellist Melissa Lemon, and Mount Airy resident and pianist Melissa Long. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Star Wars Crafts
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Monday May 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Drop by our Children's Department during library hours to make some great Star Wars crafts! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Star Wars Day
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Saturday May 2, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Young and old alike will enjoy our celebration of all things Star Wars. Join us for crafts, games, and a trivia challenge just for adults. Don’t forget to come in costume! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Stories and a Gift for Mom
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Mother's Day is coming up, and everybody knows a mom! Come to a special storytime celebrating moms, and then make a handmade gift for a special mom in your life. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Swing Music & Dance
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Saturday May 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Kick off the Westminster Flower & Jazz Festival with swing music and dance in the library park featuring the Herb Sell Ensemble and the Gottaswing Dancers! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Take a Chance Day 2015
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join us for a fun evening playing games of chance. We'll give you 20 coins to start and you can play at our various game stations. You might win more coins! Or you could lose them all! At the end of the evening, you can cash in your coins on some yummy prizes! Will YOU take a chance?

Tech Talk with Sara & Sara: Android Devices
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us for a hands-on workshop to help you get the most out of the technology available through your library! All attendees need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday May 4, 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 start with snacks at 3:30, and officially get started at 3:45. Need service hours? We've got those too! Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday May 5, 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 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 Presents: Game On @ the Library
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Friday May 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 4/24/2015.
Finksburg branch's Teen Advisory Board invites you to join them for a night of games at the library. Board games, video games, card games, and maybe even some new ones you haven't played before. If you're interested, pick up a permission slip from the Information Desk and game on! Only kids need to register.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Help the library! We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours! Help the library prepare crafts for storytime, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy!

Teen Writers
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Tuesday May 5, 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. Refreshments will be served.

The Arts of Money Management
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
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This program is designed for family involvement in which both youth and families will increase basic financial capacity and ability to make both short-and long-term decisions regarding spending and saving. Parents will become familiar with how to engage their children in financial capacity activities at home. Offered in partnership with the University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County 4-H Program. This program is part of Money Smart Week. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. All attendees need to register.

The Faith Club: Kumbh Mela
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you are interested in reading 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. This spring the group will be continuing its series focusing on the six-segments of the PBS documentary Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler, which covers the most spectacular pilgrimages in the world. A discussion will follow each segment. 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 Pratt’s Central Branch: Your State Library Resource Center
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Monday April 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Malissa Ruffner, CG will give an overview of the holdings of the Enoch Pratt State Library Resource Center that are most important to genealogists, highlight offerings that can be tapped from home, and provide useful tips for a trip to the historical Central Branch. Malissa Ruffner holds JD and MLS degrees from the University of Maryland and worked in a number of settings, including libraries and archives, before heeding the call of genealogy. She began taking clients in 2011 and, in September of 2014, she became a Board-certified genealogist. She is serving her second term as an at-large board member of the Maryland Genealogical Society. This talk is part of the Carroll County Genealogical Society's monthly meeting. It is free and open to the public.

Twos and Threes Together: Chicks & Chickens
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Monday April 20, 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: Friends
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Ducks
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Fish
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Tuesday April 21, 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: Bugs
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Eldersburg 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: Friends
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Wednesday April 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: Bugs
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday April 22, 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: Fish
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Thursday April 23, 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: Chicks & Chickens
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Thursday April 23, 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: Friends
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Thursday April 23, 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: Friends
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Thursday April 23, 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: Bugs
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Thursday April 23, 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: Bunnies
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Monday April 27, 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: Shapes
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Sheep
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Tuesday April 28, 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: Mice
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
Eldersburg 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: Shapes
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Mice
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 29, 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: Sheep
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Thursday April 30, 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: Bunnies
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Thursday April 30, 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: Shapes
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Thursday April 30, 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: Shapes
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Thursday April 30, 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: Mice
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Thursday April 30, 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: Fish
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Monday May 4, 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: Ducks
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Bears
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Bugs
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Tuesday May 5, 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: Outer Space
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Eldersburg 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: Ducks
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Outer Space
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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: Fish
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Wednesday May 6, 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: Bugs
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Thursday May 7, 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: Fish
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Thursday May 7, 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: Ducks
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Thursday May 7, 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: Ducks
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Thursday May 7, 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: Outer Space
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Thursday May 7, 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.

Waking Up the Garden
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join Christa Pusateri, a Carroll County Master Gardener and member of the Mount Airy Garden Club, as she presents some necessary steps and activities to get your garden ready for the growing season, such as choosing the right plants to grow.

Walk Carroll
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County for a Walk Carroll event that begins right here at the Eldersburg Branch Library! In addition to the FREE walk, there will be health information, raffles, and prizes too! All ages and physical activity levels are welcome - strollers as well! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Walk Carroll's Taneytown Walking Club
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Friday April 24, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
We are joining the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll
County to create a Walk Carroll Walking Club in Taneytown.
We will meet at the Taneytown Branch on Friday mornings,
starting 3/20 at 9:15 am. Join us as we kick off spring
time with a healthy start! If it rains, we will postpone
until the following week.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
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Wednesday May 6, 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.

Westminster Wine Stroll & Open House: Al Spoler
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Sunday April 26, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Kick off the first ever Westminster Wine Stroll celebrating Maryland wines at the Westminster Branch. Regina Mc Carthy, author of Maryland Wine: A Full-Bodied History, will speak at 3 PM. Books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing after the presentation. Join Al Spoler, Maryland wine expert and host of Cellar Notes on WYPR, at 4 PM as he provides a history of Maryland wines with a focus on Carroll County wine making. Sample wines from Loew Vineyards at the Westminster Branch from 5 to 8 PM. Library services will not be available after 5 PM. The Westminster Wine Stroll encompasses downtown Westminster. Take a stroll down Main Street from 4 to 8 PM where over 25 downtown businesses will welcome you for wine tasting with a Maryland wine, door prizes, or a chocolate treat. In partnership with the City of Westminster and the Maryland Wine Association.

Westminster Wine Stroll & Open House: Regina Mc Carthy
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Sunday April 26, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Kick off the first ever Westminster Wine Stroll celebrating Maryland wines at the Westminster Branch. Regina Mc Carthy, author of Maryland Wine: A Full-Bodied History, will speak at 3 PM. Books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing after the presentation. Join Al Spoler, Maryland wine expert and host of Cellar Notes on WYPR, at 4 PM as he provides a history of Maryland wines with a focus on Carroll County wine making. Sample wines from Loew Vineyards at the Westminster Branch from 5 to 8 PM. Library services will not be available after 5 PM. The Westminster Wine Stroll encompasses downtown Westminster. Take a stroll down Main Street from 4 to 8 PM where over 25 downtown businesses will welcome you for wine tasting with a Maryland wine, door prizes, or a chocolate treat. In partnership with the City of Westminster and the Maryland Wine Association.

What is Climate?
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Friday April 24, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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The term climate is often misunderstood. In this program, presented by the University of Maryland Extension, participants will look at the difference between weather and climate and why we need to be able to utilize both. Only kids need to register.

Wild Nature: Owls
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Thursday April 23, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Join the fun as we explore nature through hands-on activities and learn about owls. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Wire Wrapped Jewelry
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Learn how to create beautiful jewelry through wire wrapping techniques. Make beaded rings, pendants, and whatever else your creativity inspires. All supplies provided.

Women and Alzheimer’s Disease
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/22/2015.
Almost 2/3 of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women and 63% of family caregivers are women. Explore the reasons behind these staggering statistics and where we go from here.

Writer's Circle
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Friday May 1, 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 a group of folks who meet monthly to encourage each other. Bring and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.