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Baby Rembrandt
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
It’s a beautiful mess! Let’s play and experiment with different art mediums. There will be no limit to the good times and beauty that we can create together. Please remember to wear clothing that is paint and mess friendly.

Beauty and the Beast Village Maze
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Finksburg Branch
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 10
Come and help us relive a tale as old as time as we transform the library into Belle's village! We'll have a scavenger hunt around the branch, as well as crafts and other fun things!

Book Chat
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Friday July 7, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Bubble Show
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Margie Lynch, aka The Bubble Lady, will present an interactive bubble-filled show filled with gigantic bubbles (up to five feet in diameter), long bubbles (up to 18 feet long), and smoke bubbles (made with dry ice and hot water.) All attendees need to register.

Bubble Show
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Monday July 10, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Margie Lynch, aka The Bubble Lady, will present an interactive bubble-filled show filled with gigantic bubbles (up to five feet in diameter), long bubbles (up to 18 feet long), and smoke bubbles (made with dry ice and hot water.) All attendees need to register.

Build It!
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Bring your friends and build! We have a range of materials for your designs - from LEGO® and wooden blocks to magnetic building materials. Get creative and see what you can design! Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience.

Building a Better World, One House at a Time
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Habitat for Humanity imagines a world where everyone has an affordable, decent place to live. Each year, volunteers, donors, students, faith and civic groups band together to support Habitat Partner Families as they break these odds and realize the dream of homeownership. Attend this session to learn how you too can help build a better world, one house at a time. All attendees need to register.

Building a Better You with Fitness
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Friday June 30, 2017
Finksburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 9
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Come help out and build a better future while moving your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and get your body moving towards a better future with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun. We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids need to register.

Building a Better You with Fitness
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Friday July 7, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 9
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Come help out and build a better future while moving your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and get your body moving towards a better future with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun. We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids need to register.

Building a Better You with Fitness
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Monday July 10, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 9
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Come help out and build a better future while moving your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and get your body moving towards a better future with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun. We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids need to register.

Caboose Storytime
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Monday July 3, 2017
Community Event - See description for location
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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Join us for a special train storytime at the historic Mackenzie Caboose in downtown Mount Airy. Please choose one date to attend. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Caboose Storytime
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Monday July 3, 2017
Community Event - See description for location
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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Join us for a special train storytime at the historic Mackenzie Caboose in downtown Mount Airy. Please choose one date to attend. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Cardboard Drive-in Movie: Moana
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us in watching our special screening of Moana! All ages are welcome to attend our special drive-in movie, but cardboard cars will be available for ages 2-6. We’ll spend about 30 minutes decorating our cars before starting the movie at 6 pm.

CCPL Presents: Katie Mlinek
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Join author Katie Mlinek as she discusses her debut YA novel, Comic Sans, and the journey she went on to become a published teen. Bring a pen and paper as Katie will lead participants in a small writing exercise to get the creative juices flowing! The program will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. Books will be available for purchase during the program.

Color Yourself Relaxed
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
North Carroll Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for this drop-in series to color your stress away; no devices, wires, or instructions are needed. Materials will be provided, as well as conversation and relaxing music. You are welcome to bring your own materials if you prefer.

Common Ground on the Town: The Eastman String Band
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Westminster Branch
9:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Enjoy a free concert in the Mary Lou Dewey Sculpture Park by mega-talented musicians Tim and Savannah Finch, John Glik, Stefan Custodi, and others offering their unique blend of roots Bluegrass and Americana. Featuring special guest will include Chris Luquette from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. In partnership with Common Ground on the Hill, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Westminster. For more information, visit Common Ground on the Hill.


Country Jammers
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Monday July 10, 2017
North Carroll Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Liven up your lazy, hazy afternoons of summer with this local senior group of musicians playing country, bluegrass, and gospel music. Your toes will be tappin' as you hear these tunes!

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Join us and experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session, in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), yoga nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace into our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Join us and experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session, in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), yoga nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace into our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Discovery Days
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Taneytown Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Read! Create! Explore! Join in the fun at our hands-on stations as we discover the joys of playing to learn.

Drive-in Movie
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Taneytown Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Decorate your own car, then hop in as we head on down to the Taneytown Branch Drive-In for a movie. Only kids need to register.

Duct Tape Creations!
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Friday June 30, 2017
North Carroll Branch
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Stop by to make and take some great duct tape creations.

Engineer It!
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Take our marshmallow challenges and create some amazing feats of engineering!

Essential Oils and Crystals 101
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Please join us for an introduction to essential oils and crystals. You will learn about the health and wellness benefits of each of these self-healing alternatives from two guest speakers. Sharon Shabinaw will share how pure, therapeutic grade essential oils can be used to support all of our body's systems. Donna Nudel Brown, the co-author of Women Who Ignite and a certified ignitor coach, will share how she incorporates her energy infused crystals and reiki healing energy to help her clients live their best lives. As a bonus, you will take home a nasal sniffer of peppermint for focus and energy! All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Monday June 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Monday June 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Around the World
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Around the World
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
North Carroll Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Flying Things
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Finksburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Thursday June 29, 2017
North Carroll Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Turtles
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Westminster Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Around the World
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Friday June 30, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
North Carroll Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Party Time
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Finksburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Taneytown Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Thursday July 6, 2017
North Carroll Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Music
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Westminster Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Zoo
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Friday July 7, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Fan Art Fridays
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Friday June 30, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Drop in and draw your favorite TV, video game, anime, movie, or book characters. All supplies will be provided.

Frankentoys
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Channel your inner Sid as we disassemble and remake wacky new toys from old parts and pieces. Your new creation might be cute and cuddly or...it might not.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of our chosen book.

Fun and Fabulous Flip Flops!
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Bring a pair of flip-flops to embellish with an assortment of decorative items. All attendees need to register.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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This gentle yoga class is designed to allow students of varying abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility and strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and blanket. All attendees need to register.

Glow Games
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
North Carroll Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
We are turning out the lights and breaking out the glow sticks. Join us for glowing versions of bowling, ring toss, and more.

Happy Birthday USA
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Join us as we celebrate our country's birthday with stories, songs, and activities. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Healthy Gardens
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 9
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What makes a garden grow? Earth, rain, sun, and all sorts of creatures, of course! All participants will make a lettuce necklace. Only kids need to register.

Heavenly Horses
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Taneytown Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
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Join us for a fun time to learn all about things you can do with horses! Amanda and Dixie Bruner from Wakefield Valley Pony Club will be bringing real ponies to show off some of their skills. All attendees need to register.

Holiday Drop-in Crafts: Celebrate Independence Day!
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Monday July 3, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the fun as we celebrate the birthday of our country by creating red, white, and blue crafts! All supplies will be provided. Available from 10 AM - Noon. A Celebrating America program.

Home Depot Build It
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Monday July 10, 2017
Finksburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
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Build, learn, and create with Home Depot in this hands-on woodworking session. All materials will be provided. One grown up must attend with child. Only kids need to register.

Independent Exploration
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Monday June 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday July 2, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday July 9, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for the self-directed use of our maker space resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

Intro to Excel
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
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Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for managing and presenting data. In this presentation, you will have a hands-on experience learning the basics to get you started. All attendees need to register.

Junie B. Jones: The Musical
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Laugh yourself silly with this musical version of Barbara Park's bestselling book. Meet Junie B., the world’s funniest 1st grader, and her classmates who help her get into all kinds of trouble! This special sneak preview will showcase dancing and three songs from the musical. We'll also have a craft activity - and Junie B. Jones books for checkout!

Kids Create!
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Friday July 7, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Wannabe a Warhol? Paint like Picasso? We'll learn about an artist and create our own work of art. Only kids need to register.

KidWorks Kids Present: On Vacation
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Monday June 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Kinderconcert: Dragons
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 7
Join us for a violin and piano concert followed by a storytime and a chance to explore some instruments yourself!

Kindergarten Academy: Counting Fun
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Friday June 30, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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Join this fun series to help your child get ready for pre-k or kindergarten. Each session will feature activities to develop your child's skills and comprehension. Take-home activities for parents will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Kindergarten Academy: Ship-Shape Fun
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Friday July 7, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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Join this fun series to help your child get ready for pre-k or kindergarten. Each session will feature activities to develop your child's skills and comprehension. Take-home activities for parents will be provided. Only kids need to register.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project.

Let's Move!: Turtles
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist, a stretch, and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving!

Lunchtime Concert Series
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Friday June 30, 2017
Westminster Branch
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for great live local music on the Booth Memorial Stage. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Grab lunch from a local restaurant or brown bag it while you enjoy the music. No alcohol, please.

Lunchtime Concert Series
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Friday July 7, 2017
Westminster Branch
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for great live local music on the Booth Memorial Stage. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Grab lunch from a local restaurant or brown bag it while you enjoy the music. No alcohol, please.

Make & Take Craft: Giant Paper Flowers
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
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Create beautiful, oversized tissue paper flowers. Leave them plain or dye them with alcohol inks for a stunning summer decoration! Supplies provided. All attendees need to register.

Make a Reading Buddy
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
We'll share the book The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read and then make a fun DIY stuffed animal. Nick loves reading with his cats and the cuddly companions we make will love stories too!

Make-and-Take Craft Morning
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Join us for a self-directed, make-and-take craft morning. We'll have a variety of craft stations open while supplies last.

Maker Mondays: Make and Paint an Organizer
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Monday July 10, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
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Make and paint your own organizer - we'll supply the equipment, materials, and the mentor. Come get creative!

Medicare 101
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Westminster Branch
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For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are eligible for Medicare. We will cover the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We also will cover the Medicare Savings Programs, which are not all low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Mental and Physical Exercises for Stress Management
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Monday July 10, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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For Adults
Learn stress reducing exercises to keep in your personal and professional tool box with personal trainer and fitness instructor, Reba Floto. Nothing can be as powerful as stress for preventing the full experience of happiness, health, and high performance in life.

Midweek Minecraft: Creative
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Survival
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Creative
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Midweek Minecraft: Survival
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. All attendees need to register.

Mini Mindfulness
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Monday June 26, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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Let's take a break together and learn to be calm. We can listen to stories and try activities that help us take better care of ourselves and our friends. Each child will leave with something special to practice what we learn at home. Only kids need to register.

Minion Madness
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Saturday July 8, 2017
North Carroll Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for fun, games, and crafts all about the Minions, Gru, and the Despicable Me movies!

Move & Learn: Vacation
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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.

Move & Learn: Vacation
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
North Carroll Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

Music - Create, Mix, & Master
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Westminster Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Explore and create sounds and music using a microphone and keyboard. Mix them up using the Audiobox USB interface and then record and produce your masterpiece using PreSonus One recording software.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
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Monday June 26, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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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Monday July 3, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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!

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter W
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter W
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Friday July 7, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Turtles
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Westminster Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Flying Things
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Vacation
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
North Carroll Branch
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Taneytown Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Party Time
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Party Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities.

Pajama Party Storytime: Jungle
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
North Carroll Branch
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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. Refreshments will be served.

Pamper and Polish
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Monday July 10, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Tweens - learn how to give a manicure and pedicure from experts! Adult nail professionals will teach the basics of mani/pedis. Please bring a hand towel and pair of flip-flops. We provide polish, but you may bring your own if desired. All attendees need to register.

Parachute Play
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
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Join us as we explore the parachute through singing, reading, talking, playing, and writing. All while having an enormous amount of fun!! Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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 practicing the art of reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

PBS World Premiere and Scavenger Hunt
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Monday June 26, 2017
North Carroll Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 10
Be the first to see the world premiere episode of a PBS kids show! Then search the North Carroll Branch to find hidden PBS friends! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library.

Peaceful Melodies
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Sunday July 9, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Enjoy the soothing sounds of piano or harp, as Lydia Bandy fills the library with beautiful calming music on these Sunday afternoons. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Please & Thank You
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
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Excuse me, may I, please, thank you... Are these phrases new to you? Join Suelyn Rivera, local media specialist, for a fun and interactive hour of activities including stories, role playing, and conversations to develop the important life skill of good manners.

Po-Go in the Park
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Finksburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Let's have some fun with Pokemon Go at the library! Meet us in the lobby of the branch to go as a group over to Sandymount Park where we will be visiting all six of the PokeStops there. This will be a great opportunity to catch some Pokemon, talk tips, and hatch some eggs you have in the incubator. Afterward, you can go back to the library and battle at our PokeGym. In the case of questionable weather, please call the branch ahead of time at 410-386-4505. Refreshments will be served.

Puzzle Playtime
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Monday July 3, 2017
Finksburg Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come join us as we put together all kinds of fun puzzles, from wooden block and peg puzzles to large floor puzzles!

Read and Play
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Monday June 26, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Monday June 26, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Taneytown Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Friday June 30, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Monday July 3, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Monday July 3, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Taneytown Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Friday July 7, 2017
North Carroll Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Monday July 10, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Read and Play
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Monday July 10, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Read with a Furry Friend
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Westminster Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 17
KPets' trained reading dogs provide a relaxed informal atmosphere for kids to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story!

Ready, Set, School: Turtles
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Monday June 26, 2017
Westminster Branch
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: Flying Things
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Ready, Set, School: Around the World
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Friday June 30, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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: Music
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Monday July 3, 2017
Westminster Branch
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: Zoo
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Friday July 7, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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: Rhyming Stories
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Monday July 10, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Recycle It!
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Taneytown Branch
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Turn trash into treasures! Save the earth and make a cool craft while you’re at it!

Reptile Wonders
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Monday June 26, 2017
Taneytown Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Come out and join us for the Reptile Wonders presentation where we can see and touch a variety of exotic reptiles. In this hands-on, fast-paced interactive show, you'll learn what the animals eat, where they are found, and what eats them. All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc.

Reptile Wonders
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Monday June 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Come out and join us for the Reptile Wonders presentation where we can see and touch a variety of exotic reptiles. In this hands-on, fast-paced interactive show, you'll learn what the animals eat, where they are found, and what eats them. All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc.

Sciencetellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 11
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Ahoy! People don’t just build on land, they build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could it possibly take to build a pirate ship? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! All attendees need to register.

Sciencetellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 11
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Ahoy! People don’t just build on land, they build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could it possibly take to build a pirate ship? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! All attendees need to register.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Saturday July 1, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Saturday July 8, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register.

Seriously Inadvisable Science
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
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We’re back for another summer of science experiments that you really shouldn’t try at home! Join us for lots of noise, explosions, and mess while you learn a little something on the side. Only kids need to register.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday July 10, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the first meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the second meeting (6/26, 7/24, & 8/28) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn three service learning hours.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 4
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome.

Solar Eclipse 2017: Get Ready! Part 1
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Sunday July 9, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - Adults
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Looking for fun and unique ways to experience the solar eclipse happening this August? Join us as we build safe solar eclipse viewers, make pin art, and explore the mechanics of eclipses with Skip Bird, Outreach Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society. Observation of the sun after the program will be weather dependent. All attendees need to register.

Solar Eclipse 2017: Get Ready! Part 2
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Sunday July 9, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
It's time to start getting ready for the solar eclipse happening this August! Drop in between 3 and 4:30 PM to safely observe the sun and explore the mechanics of eclipses with Skip Bird, Outreach Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society. This is an outdoor program and will be weather dependent.

Sphero Battles: Superheroes & Villains
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Friday June 30, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Join us in Exploration Point! to put our Spheros to the ultimate test to find out who will be the last one standing, the superhero or the villain! All attendees need to register.

Sphero Jousting League
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Welcome to Sphero Jousting League! We'll learn the rules of jousting and then take turns participating in a one-on-one Sphero joust for glory, honor, and bragging rights. All attendees need to register.

Summer Fun Day
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Monday June 26, 2017
Westminster Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 17
Join us from 1-3 pm for an afternoon of crafts, games, and summer fun to celebrate Summer Discovery, Build a Better World!

Summer Sidewalk Chalk
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Monday July 3, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us as we decorate the sidewalk at the library.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday July 3, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks at 6:00 pm, then we’ll get down to business around 6:15 pm. Need service hours? We’ve got those too! Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Taneytown Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday July 10, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play; we'll provide plenty of snacks and games too! Refreshments will be served.

Teen After Hours: Murder Mystery Party: Puppet Show
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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There’s been a murder at the library, and we need you to help solve it! Come join the Teen Advisory Board as we sort through the clues and discover who committed the dastardly deed. Permission slips are required for this event, and will be available at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served.

Teen After-Hours: 4th of July Water Party
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Friday June 30, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Celebrate your independence from school with a water party in the library park! Sponge bombs and water pistols will mingle with other outdoor games, food, and fun as we start the summer off with a blast. Registration and permission slips are required; pick up yours at the Information Desk. Participants may want to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Only teens need to register.

Teen Lock-In
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Friday July 7, 2017
Taneytown Branch
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
The library closes at 5, but we'll just be getting started! Join us for after-hours games, food, and fun from 5:30 until 9. Spaces are limited and permission slips will be required. Registration is at the branch from 6/23 - 7/6. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Summer Splash
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Friday June 30, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Start your summer off with a splash! Join us for an afternoon of fun and games, complete with a giant water balloon slingshot! We will be outside, weather permitting, so come prepared to soak up some sun.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Discovery ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Friday June 30, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Discovery ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Friday July 7, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Summer Discovery ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel.

Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Taneytown Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff are heading off on an ocean road trip for some fun in the sun! Oh no, the cranky troll won’t let them cross the bridge to get to the beach! What’s a goat to do? Will the Three Billy Goats Gruff ever make it to the ocean? Come see the puppet show and go on this hilarious adventure with the Three Billy Goats Gruff to find out! All attendees need to register.

Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Taneytown Branch
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff are heading off on an ocean road trip for some fun in the sun! Oh no, the cranky troll won’t let them cross the bridge to get to the beach! What’s a goat to do? Will the Three Billy Goats Gruff ever make it to the ocean? Come see the puppet show and go on this hilarious adventure with the Three Billy Goats Gruff to find out! All attendees need to register.

Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Friday June 30, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
The Three Billy Goats Gruff are heading off on an ocean road trip for some fun in the sun! Oh no, the cranky troll won’t let them cross the bridge to get to the beach! What’s a goat to do? Will the Three Billy Goats Gruff ever make it to the ocean? Come see the puppet show and go on this hilarious adventure with the Three Billy Goats Gruff to find out!

Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Friday June 30, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
The Three Billy Goats Gruff are heading off on an ocean road trip for some fun in the sun! Oh no, the cranky troll won’t let them cross the bridge to get to the beach! What’s a goat to do? Will the Three Billy Goats Gruff ever make it to the ocean? Come see the puppet show and go on this hilarious adventure with the Three Billy Goats Gruff to find out!

Twos and Threes Together: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Taneytown Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Turtles
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Around the World
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Turtles
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Party Time
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Finksburg Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Westminster Branch
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Thursday July 6, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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.

Up, Up, & Away
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Thursday June 29, 2017
North Carroll Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 13
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Do you think you have what it takes to design and build a hot air balloon? If so, join us at the North Carroll Branch to see if our teams can build a hot air balloon that will rise all the way to the ceiling with just some hot air & your creative minds! All attendees need to register.

Virtual Reality Painted Charades
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Thursday June 29, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - 17
Try a new spin on a classic game! Use a VR art program to illustrate the clues for your teammates to guess. The added challenge? You can walk through your art to look at it from a completely different angle!

VR Pictionary for Adults
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Friday July 7, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us after hours for a game of Pictionary, with a virtual reality twist! Draw a picture for the audience to guess within the time limit using the Library's HTC Vive and Tilt Brush, a 3D virtual reality drawing program. Drawing spots are limited to 20 and require registration, but anyone wishing to watch is welcome to attend.

VR Pictionary for Kids
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Friday July 7, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 11
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Play a game of Pictionary, with a virtual reality twist! Draw a picture for the audience to guess within the time limit using the Library's HTC Vive and Tilt Brush, a 3D virtual reality drawing program. Drawing spots are limited to 20 and require registration, but anyone wishing to watch is welcome to attend.

VR Pictionary for Teens
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Friday July 7, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Play a game of Pictionary, with a virtual reality twist! Draw a picture for the audience to guess within the time limit using the Library's HTC Vive and Tilt Brush, a 3D virtual reality drawing program. Drawing spots are limited to 20 and require registration, but anyone wishing to watch is welcome to attend.

Water Balloon Wednesdays
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Finksburg Branch
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Is summer vacation too hot to handle? Cool off with Water Balloon Wednesdays at the Finksburg Branch. Come prepared for a splash! Program is weather permitting.

Water Bottle Rockets
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
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We'll begin with science concepts and a computer simulation, then turn plastic soda bottles into fuel chambers, add fins and nose-cones, and prepare for blast off! Watch as your rocket goes sky-high! Only kids need to register.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title. New participants are always welcome.

Writer's Circle
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Friday July 7, 2017
Taneytown Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Yoga with Syeda
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Syeda returns this summer for five free yoga sessions. Register to assure a place; walk-ins are welcome at 6:30 pm if there is room. If the weather is pleasant we will be outside.