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Monday August 21, 2017
Westminster Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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The Westminster Branch is pleased to welcome back Gary
Kavanagh to facilitate an open current events discussion
group on topics of interest in the community and the
nation. Join Gary to discuss a variety of issues in a
structured environment, where everyone can be heard, in a
non-confrontational setting, with the goal of learning
from each other's points of view. Our topic for August is
the Opiod Crisis. Gary holds a Master’s Degree in
Modern European and Diplomatic History from GWU and
taught secondary school in Prince George's County,
Maryland. Gary has hosted several very popular American
and Russian History lectures here at the Westminster
Branch. A Celebrating America program. All attendees need
to register.

3D Printing Basics for Adults
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Thursday August 24, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us for an introduction to 3D printing. We will go over basic design tips and learn how to use TinkerCad to make design ideas turn into tangible models. All attendees need to register.

ABCs and 123s
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Friday September 1, 2017
Taneytown Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We'll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun. Only kids need to register.

Are You For Real? Fact Checking 101
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Tuesday August 29, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
In a world where information is plentiful, but not always accurate, how do you tell what's real? Learn how to find and vet your sources, how to tell if a social media scandal is real news, and other methods to make sure you know what's really going on.

Art Explorers
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Saturday September 2, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 7
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Learn about an artist and the art technique they made famous, then create your own masterpiece from what you've learned. All supplies will be provided. This program is designed for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Only kids need to register.

Blood Drive
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Give the gift of life and help save up to three people with your donation today. Sign up at the Service Desk or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Book Chat
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Friday September 1, 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!

booKPETS
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Monday August 21, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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For ages 4 - 12
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.

Build It!
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Saturday August 26, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 12
LEGO® bricks, blocks, magnets, and more - in sizes and shapes for everyone! Bring your friends and build! Get creative and see what you can design.

Build It!
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Saturday September 2, 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.

Build It!
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Saturday September 2, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 12
LEGO® bricks, blocks, magnets, and more - in sizes and shapes for everyone! Bring your friends and build! Get creative and see what you can design.

Build Together
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Saturday August 26, 2017
Westminster Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 8
Playing is no idle pastime. In fact, research shows that play is shown to help children develop many skills. During this program, we'll have toy stations set up for children and adults to play and build together. This drop-in program is for children ages 2 to 8 years old with their parent/guardian.

Card Camp
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Monday August 21, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Create your own greeting cards with our collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies for three cards will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

Cardboard Car Drive-In
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Tuesday August 29, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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For ages 2 - 8
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We’ll spend the first part of the program transforming cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars. Then, park your sweet ride and join us for a short drive-in film festival. All supplies and snacks will be provided! Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Cardboard Car Drive-In
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Wednesday August 30, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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For ages 2 - 8
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We’ll spend the first part of the program transforming cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars. Then, park your sweet ride and join us for a short drive-in film festival. All supplies and snacks will be provided! Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Color Yourself Relaxed
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Tuesday August 22, 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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday August 24, 2017
Taneytown Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and projects. A great time to visit and work on your latest project.

EPIC Animation
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Tuesday August 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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For ages 10 - 13
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Learn to design your own cartoons with Pivot Stickfigure Animator in this fun, one-hour computer class for 5th-8th graders. You'll learn how to add multiple characters and figures, change the colors, and add backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your cartoon. All attendees need to register.

EPIC Photo
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Wednesday August 30, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
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For ages 10 - 13
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Learn to turn your photos into epic works of art using Paint.Net in this fun one-hour computer class for 5th-8th graders. You'll learn to apply awesome effects and manipulate colors and backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive to save your work. You may also bring sample photos on the thumb drive if you'd like to experiment at the end of class. All attendees need to register.

EPIC Web
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Thursday August 31, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
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Create your own epic website using wix.com in this fun one-hour computer class for 5th-8th graders. You'll add multiple pages, images, and photo galleries. Bring a thumb drive with selfies, family photos, and vacation spots to create a more personalized site. You will need an email address for this class and will have a website before you leave. (Parents: this website will be housed at wix.com and can be accessed with the web address the student creates. The website will be difficult to find on the web, but it can be easily removed at any time.) All attendees need to register.

EPIC YouTube
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Friday September 1, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
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Are you meant to be a famous YouTuber? Join us for a fun one-hour computer class for 5th-8th graders. During class, you will create your own YouTube Channel. You will create a banner and logo and learn how to post a video. You'll be introduced to the rules of YouTube and learn how to get subscribers. We'll also touch on how to make game recording videos with a free software program called Bandicam, and we'll show you how to export the cartoons you created during the EPIC Animation class. You must bring a Gmail address to class, because YouTube is connected to Gmail and it is required to start your channel. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Monday August 21, 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: Jungle
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Monday August 21, 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: Music
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Tuesday August 22, 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: Music
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Tuesday August 22, 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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Wednesday August 23, 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: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Horses
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Thursday August 24, 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: Beach
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Thursday August 24, 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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Friday August 25, 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: Around the World
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Monday August 28, 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: Around the World
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Monday August 28, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Turtles
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Vacation
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Sounds
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Thursday August 31, 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: Turtles
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Thursday August 31, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Friday September 1, 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.

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday August 31, 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.

Hand Lettering Art
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Tuesday August 22, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Ease back into fall and try your hand at the popular hand lettering art. Make a lovely sign to take home or give as a gift. Author and artist, Amy Latta, will be walking the group through basic embellishments, like curving vines, arrows, banners, simple swirls, and flowers. She will then demonstrate simple hand lettering steps, ending with a watercolor technique to polish off the design. Supplies are provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring either an 8 x 10 or 8 1/2 x 11 frame and come with an idea for a phrase or verse they want to use. Amy's recently published book, Hand Lettering for Relaxation: An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art, will be available for purchase during the program. All attendees need to register.

Hand Lettering Art
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Monday August 28, 2017
Finksburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Relax on a summer evening by trying the very popular hand lettering art. Make a lovely sign to take home or give as a gift. Author and artist, Amy Latta, will be walking the group through basic embellishments, like curving vines, arrows, banners, simple swirls, and flowers. She will then demonstrate simple hand lettering steps, ending with a watercolor technique to polish off the design. Guests are encouraged to bring either an 8 x 10 or 8 1/2 x 11 frame and come with an idea for a phrase or verse they want to use. All attendees need to register.

Hogwarts BINGO!
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Tuesday August 22, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Wizards and muggles alike are invited to play Harry Potter-
themed bingo for fun and prizes! Costumes welcome!
Refreshments will be served.

Independent Exploration
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Monday August 21, 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 August 22, 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 August 24, 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 August 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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Sunday August 27, 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 August 28, 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 August 29, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
12:00 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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Thursday August 31, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
12:00 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.

Intro to 3D Design: SketchUp
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
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Join us in Exploration Point! for an introduction to SketchUp 3D design software. We'll learn several different tools and have an optional project to complete. All attendees need to register.

Jenny's Musik Studio
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Monday August 28, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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Music educator Jenny Lipetzky brings fun, musical play to the library! Experience an incredible bonding experience with your baby through a unique blend of creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component. This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development. Only kids need to register.

Jenny's Musik Studio
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Thursday August 31, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
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Music educator Jenny Lipetzky brings fun, musical play to the library! Experience an incredible bonding experience with your child through a unique blend of creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component. Your child’s growth and development will be stimulated and all senses engaged. This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development. Only kids need to register.

KidWorks Kids Present: Back To School
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Monday August 28, 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.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday August 23, 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring a grownup and build together!

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday August 26, 2017
Finksburg Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
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.

Library Lockout: A Breakout Event
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Tuesday August 22, 2017
Finksburg Branch
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - 17
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Grab your friends and see if you can solve these brain-busting puzzles to unravel the mystery before time runs out! Are you up to the challenge? All attendees need to register.

Mah Jongg - Game On!
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Monday August 21, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a friendly game of mah jongg. We welcome experienced mah jongg players, as well as those newer to the game for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. If you don't have a card, one will be provided.

Maker Mondays: Fairytale Engineering
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Monday August 21, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
Join us for Maker Mondays in July and August! Explore hands-on artistic, creative, and techie tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Grab a friend and come get creative at the library. We’ll supply the equipment, materials, and the mentor. What will you make?

Maker Mondays: Paint in the Park
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Monday August 28, 2017
Westminster Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
Join us for Maker Mondays in July and August! Explore hands-on artistic, creative, and techie tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Grab a friend and come get creative at the library. We’ll supply the equipment, materials, and the mentor. What will you make?

Medicare 101
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
Finksburg Branch
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. 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 will cover the Medicare Savings Programs, not all of which are low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Medicare 102
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Wednesday August 30, 2017
Finksburg Branch
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. Medicare 102 covers the four parts of Medicare with a special focus on the Medigap plans. Learn about the different Medigap plans and your period of Guaranteed Issue Rights. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover the deductibles and co-insurances not covered by Medicare. We will cover the Medicare Savings Programs (not all programs are low-income programs!) and healthcare fraud. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Meet and Greet the Miniature Horse
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Friday August 25, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the fun as we meet a miniature horse from Full Moon Farms. Enjoy a brief informational presentation, followed by a Q&A session and a chance to meet the mini.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
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Thursday August 24, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
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 & Learn: Beach
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Tuesday August 22, 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: Beach
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Tuesday August 22, 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.

Move & Learn: Turtles
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Turtles
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Tuesday August 29, 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, Dance, and Me
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Monday August 21, 2017
Finksburg Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Join the Contempic School of Ballet for an interactive class that incorporates music, basic dance movements, props, and use of space.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
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Monday August 28, 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!

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter Y
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Friday September 1, 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.

Painted Rock Art!
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Monday August 21, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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Using your imagination, you can transform your river rock into your very own masterpiece. Join us as we relax and craft!

Pajama Party Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Beach
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Sounds
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Vacation
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Turtles
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Wednesday August 30, 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.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday August 26, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
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. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Play Baby Play
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Friday September 1, 2017
Westminster Branch
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

Po-Go in the Park
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Saturday August 26, 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.

Read and Play
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Monday August 21, 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 August 22, 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 August 22, 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 August 22, 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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Wednesday August 23, 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 August 23, 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 August 23, 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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Thursday August 24, 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 August 24, 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 August 25, 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 August 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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Tuesday August 29, 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 August 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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Tuesday August 29, 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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Wednesday August 30, 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 August 30, 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 August 30, 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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Thursday August 31, 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 August 31, 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 September 1, 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.

Reading with a Ballerina
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Friday August 25, 2017
Finksburg Branch
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Come hear a storytime and see a movement demonstration from a real ballerina from the Contempic School of Ballet!

Ready, Set, School: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 22, 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: Music
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Friday August 25, 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: Vacation
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Friday September 1, 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.

Recycled Dictionary Stamped Cards
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Create a beautiful card using stamps, colored pencils, and dictionary pages. All supplies will be provided, so come ready to relax and create. All attendees need to register.

Saturday Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Saturday September 2, 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.

Seriously Inadvisable Science
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Tuesday August 22, 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.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Thursday August 24, 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: It's Here!
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Monday August 21, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Don't miss out on the celestial event of the century! A solar eclipse is happening today, and here in Eldersburg, we will see up to 80% of the sun covered by the moon. The eclipse begins at 1:17 PM, will reach its peak in our area at 2:42 PM, and will end by 4 PM. Drop by the library anytime from 12-3 PM to safely view the eclipse with protective glasses and to learn more about this incredible event. (Glasses provided while supplies last.)

Teen After-Hours: Virtual Reality
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Friday August 25, 2017
Westminster Branch
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Step into another world as we explore the library’s virtual reality system through games and more. Food and other fun will also be available when we take a break from the computerized world. Registration and permission slips are required; pick up yours at the Information Desk. Only teens need to register.

The Monarch Butterfly
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Saturday August 26, 2017
Mount Airy Branch
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a fun and informative program presented by Mount Airy Garden club member, Tina Swanson. Tina will teach us about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly and will share ways for the average backyard gardener to attract these beautiful and beneficial insects.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Tuesday August 22, 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: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 22, 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: Music
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Jungle
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Wednesday August 23, 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: Favorite Stories
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Thursday August 24, 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: Jungle
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Thursday August 24, 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: Sounds
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Vacation
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Tuesday August 29, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Around the World
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Wednesday August 30, 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: Vacation
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Thursday August 31, 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: Around the World
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Thursday August 31, 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.

Virtual Reality Open House
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Tuesday August 29, 2017
Westminster Branch
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Try out CCPL's Vive virtual reality headset! We'll have the Vive set up for drop-in exploration, with a staff member on hand to answer questions. Don't miss this chance to explore the ocean depths, fight off storm troopers, and more! Step into the future and experience technology that's changing the way we work, play, and learn. Drop in anytime between 3pm-7:30 pm.

Writer's Circle
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Friday September 1, 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.

Your Money Habits Might be Costing You More Than You Realize
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Tuesday August 22, 2017
Eldersburg Branch
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 17 - Adults
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Taxes, saving, spending, and investing today are all more complex than they used to be. Learn how retirement plans can help you to become wealthy and enjoy a comfortable retirement, but, if you commit one of the deadly sins, like premature withdrawal, it can destroy your hopes and plans. Savings rates differ widely - one major US bank pays .01% on your savings, 10 CENTS a year on a $1,000 account. Learn how you can easily earn 10 DOLLARS on the same balance at another bank. Learn about compound interest and how you can help your children or grandchildren become millionaires by saving less than $300 a month.