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Writing Group
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your children's book or novel. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Monkeys
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement

Hooked on Crochet
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. Please bring a size J hook and light colored worsted yarn to the class. If you know how to crochet, please join the group.

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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 to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Monkeys
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement

Gentle Yoga
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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 various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Tinker Tots
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Friday January 19, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Learning with Lasers
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Friday January 19, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Get acquainted with Eldersburg's new laser cutter. During this entry-level tutorial, we'll learn about how laser cutters work and how they can be used to create awesome things! All attendees need to register.

Drama Game Night Lock-In
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Friday January 19, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
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Interested in acting? Come learn basic acting techniques while playing fun drama games with actual high school drama club members. Parent permission is required. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

3D Design: Geometry
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Join us in Exploration Point! to use basic geometric shapes and transforms to design cool projects for 3D printing. No advanced geometry knowledge necessary.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday January 21, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Independent Exploration
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Monday January 22, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 22, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Open Mah Jongg
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Monday January 22, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Writing Group
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your children's book or novel. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Bedtime
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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 to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Independent Exploration
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Twos and Threes Together: Bedtime
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement

Bereavement Support Group
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The Bereavement Support Group will focus on counseling those who have lost someone close to them. This group is open to all grieving people in the community. It will focus on discussion and healing, using counseling, music, writing, and other interaction. Remember: you are not alone. This group is hosted by Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday January 26, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Independent Exploration
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Bluegrass with Alani
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin in the café.

Creative Paints
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us as we express ourselves with acrylic paints. We will be painting on canvas tote bags. All supplies will be provided.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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 reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Independent Exploration
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Garrett Mabe on Guitar
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Local musician Garrett Mabe will play songs from the 50s to today's hits. Stop by for a listen!

Family Storytime: FairyTales
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Monday January 29, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Independent Exploration
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Monday January 29, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Family Storytime: Fairy Tales
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Monday January 29, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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.

Drop-In Crafts for Tweens
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Monday January 29, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 13
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Come enjoy an afternoon at the library while making some crafts. Available crafts will include Perler beads, pony bead animals, and more.

KidWorks Kids Present: Winter Wonderland
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Monday January 29, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Independent Exploration
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace 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 1-on-1 tech appointment.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Writing Group
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your children's book or novel. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Fairy Tales
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Eldersburg Branch Library
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 to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

Family Storytime: Love
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Love
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Love
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Earn service hours while helping your library!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks! All attendees need to register.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Friday January 19, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks! All attendees need to register.

Painter's Palette
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
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Join us for an afternoon of painting in the library! Attendees will create a beginner-level painting with the guidance of a demonstrator. We'll be painting pictures inspired by winter scenes! This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Alphabet Train: Letter B
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Monday January 22, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Veterans Book Discussion Group: Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
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Monday January 22, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Dinosaurs
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Ready, Set, School: Dinosaurs
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Family Storytime: Dinosaurs
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Dinosaurs
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Dinosaurs
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Winter Book Bingo
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
Have you read a lot of winter books lately? Come play bingo featuring winter-themed books by filling in a bingo card with the titles of the books you've read and, if you get bingo, you win a prize!

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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 like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity!

Choose Your Own Reality with Author Meg Eden
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
Join local YA author Meg Eden as she discusses her debut novel, Post-High School Reality Quest, and hosts an interactive live-action game based on the book. Copies of Meg’s book will be available for purchase the day of the program.

Help Like a Lion
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Roaring Run Lions Club for an afternoon of service from 1 pm until 4 pm. A variety of hands-on activities and projects will be available to work on, including handmade cards, care packages, scarves, blankets, and animal toys, that will benefit others. Student service hours will be available. All supplies will be provided.

Alphabet Train: Letter C
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Monday January 29, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Grow a Beetle
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Monday January 29, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Come listen to a fun story about mealworms and darkling beetles before learning all about their life cycle! Then make a mealworm habitat complete with your very own mealworm to take home and grow into a beetle! Only kids need to register.

Card Camp
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Monday January 29, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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!

Read and Play
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Monkeys
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Ready, Set, School: Monkeys
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Family Storytime: Monkeys
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Monkeys
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Five Senses
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven (Ret.)
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book.

Twos and Threes Together: Five Senses
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Twos and Threes Together: Five Senses
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Tape Town Play
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Create a whole town out of tape and blocks. We'll put down tape roads to drive on and we'll build our town with blocks. Then we can play! This fun, playful activity will engage the mind and body as your child builds their fine motor skills and creativity.

Ready, Set, School: Five Senses
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Friday January 19, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Family Storytime: Five Senses
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Friday January 19, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Memory Writing
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Friday January 19, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us once a month as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy! Each session holds a different topic.

Saturday Storytime: Five Senses
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Monday January 22, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Dragon Egg Crafting
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Are you a Game of Thrones fan or a lover of all things dragon? Please join us as we craft and paint dragon eggs for unique keepsakes or gifts! All supplies provided, one egg per person.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Victoria by Daisy Goodwin
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Mount Airy Senior Center for a discussion of this month's book!

Ready, Set, School: Sweet Treats
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Friday January 26, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Friday January 26, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Star Wars Party
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Friday January 26, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us to celebrate the release of the new movie and all things Star Wars. We'll be making crafts, challenging our Jedi skills, and testing our Star Wars trivia knowledge.

Play Baby Play
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Saturday Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Sunday Storytime: Love
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 29, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks! All attendees need to register.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 29, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks! All attendees need to register.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Monday January 29, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks! All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Love
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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: Love
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Blast Off! Storytime
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Explore outer space with an out of this world storytime! Enjoy space stories, songs, and rhymes, then make space-themed crafts to take home and keep exploring.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Love
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

New Year! New You! Get Fit at Your Library: Week 2: Tight & Toned Lower Body Blast
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
8:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Kick off 2018 by getting fit right here at your library! This four-week exercise class will start at 8 AM, BEFORE library hours. Get in shape with certified personal trainer and fitness instructor, Reba Floto. Start the new year eating clean and moving daily, with this plan to jumpstart your fitness goals and shed that holiday bulge for spring. This plan is designed to build lean muscle and jumpstart metabolism. Each week is designed to grow progressively from the previous week to help maximize results and avoid a plateau. The only equipment you will need is an exercise mat.(*Please check the library website or phone each week after 7 AM, as the class will be canceled if the library opening is delayed or the library is closed due to inclement weather.)

Family Storytime: Winter
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Lawyer in the Library
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services right here in the community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including bankruptcy, child custody & support, debt collection, expungements, government benefits, housing, veterans' benefits, and wage claims. Maryland Legal Aid will be in the branch for two hours on each date (12/13, 1/17, and 2/21).

Pajama Party Storytime: Winter
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Family Storytime: Winter
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Thursday January 18, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Friday January 19, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgement-free storytime.

Read and Play
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Friday January 19, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday January 20, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Blizzardy Monday Morning Craft Drop-Ins
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Monday January 22, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Create and craft the chill away with fun wintery projects your family will enjoy making! Available from 10 AM - 12 PM.

Ask a Master Gardener
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Monday January 22, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Bring your questions about winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener. Pick up tips, handouts, and more when you stop by their table. From 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa
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Monday January 22, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and spirited discussion of this month's book. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

Move & Learn: Bathtime
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

Move & Learn: Bathtime
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

Color Yourself Relaxed
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

New Year! New You! Get Fit at Your Library: Week 3 - Amazing Abs & Arms Upper Body Meltdown
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
8:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Kick off 2018 by getting fit right here at your library! This four-week exercise class will start at 8 AM, BEFORE library hours. Get in shape with certified personal trainer and fitness instructor, Reba Floto. Start the new year eating clean and moving daily, with this plan to jumpstart your fitness goals and shed that holiday bulge for spring. This plan is designed to build lean muscle and jumpstart metabolism. Each week is designed to grow progressively from the previous week to help maximize results and avoid a plateau. The only equipment you will need is an exercise mat.(*Please check the library website or phone each week after 7 AM, as the class will be canceled if the library opening is delayed or the library is closed due to inclement weather.)

Family Storytime: Bathtime
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Thursday January 25, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Conquering Debt
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Thursday January 25, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Learn about the debt collection process and how to effectively interact with debt collectors. Review various techniques that will help you reduce your debt.

Writing and Preserving Your Family Stories
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Thursday January 25, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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During this hands-on workshop, participants will be delving into the process of sparking memories, interviewing family members, organizing the writing process, and taking the first few steps in creating personal stories. Carol Joyce, the author of Beads of Change and Just Friends, is a retired teacher. She has specialized in writing and reading from Carroll Community, York, and McDaniel Colleges. As a writing coach, Joyce is experienced in helping individual clients organize and complete their personal stories. She resides in Carroll County, Maryland.
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Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Friday January 26, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgement-free storytime.

Read and Play
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Friday January 26, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Groovy Joe Disco Party BOW WOW!
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Monday January 29, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Put your dancing shoes on and join us for some movin', groovin' FUN! Dance to different types of age-appropriate music that will encourage creative movement and exercise. During our brief dancing intermission, we will listen to the book Groovy Joe Dance Party Countdown. Disco party BOW WOW! Don’t miss the groovy dance party!

Rock Painting
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Monday January 29, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Come by to make some fantastic painted rocks. All materials will be provided for you

Paint the Night Away
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Monday January 29, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. We will celebrate the season with a winter-themed painting. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Move & Learn: Five Senses
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

Move & Learn: Five Senses
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

New Year! New You! Get Fit at Your Library: Week 4 - Total Body Makeover with Strength Moves & Cardio Drill
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
8:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Kick off 2018 by getting fit right here at your library! This four-week exercise class will start at 8 AM, BEFORE library hours. Get in shape with certified personal trainer and fitness instructor, Reba Floto. Start the new year eating clean and moving daily, with this plan to jumpstart your fitness goals and shed that holiday bulge for spring. This plan is designed to build lean muscle and jumpstart metabolism. Each week is designed to grow progressively from the previous week to help maximize results and avoid a plateau. The only equipment you will need is an exercise mat.(*Please check the library website or phone each week after 7 AM, as the class will be canceled if the library opening is delayed or the library is closed due to inclement weather.)

Family Storytime: Five Senses
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Five Senses
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
North Carroll Branch Library
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.

Ready, Set, School: Playtime
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion! New participants are always welcome!

Itty Bitty Scientists: Explore Popcorn!
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Friday January 19, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Today is National Popcorn Day! What better way to celebrate than to learn, through hands-on activities and experiments, what makes kernels of corn explode into popcorn? Also, we will be exploring some fun winter changes - like how snow disappears and changes shapes! Refreshments will be served.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book, or use one of ours, to improve your reading skills by sharing a book with one of our furry friends. From 10 am - 12 pm.

Twos and Threes Together: Wild Animals
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement.

Arduino 101
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Arduinos are cool little devices meant to make experimenting with electronics available to everybody and anybody! This program is aimed at teens and adults, so join us at the Taneytown Branch to learn the basics and get some hands-on experience. We want you to leave with all the knowledge you would need to make your own project!

Ready, Set, School: Wild Animals
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Pajama Party Storytime: Wild Animals
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Family Storytime: Wild Animals
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Wild Nature: Owls
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Join the fun as we explore nature through hands-on activities as we learn about owls.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Perfect Paints
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Come join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. Cold weather is here again! Luckily, January is Hot Tea Month! To celebrate, we will be painting teacups. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Build a Beetle
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Friday January 26, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Come listen to a fun story about beetles and learn all about their life cycle as well as some cool species! Then you’ll do a craft where you’ll each design your very own beetle! Only kids need to register.

Sunday Minecraft
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
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Join us for a fun afternoon of Minecraft! We'll have a server and computers set up for you to play on. Whether you're completely new to Minecraft or an expert, this is a chance to play with your peers! We will be holding two sessions, each one and a half hours long, but we ask that you only register for one of the two.

Sunday Minecraft
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Sunday January 28, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
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Join us for a fun afternoon of Minecraft! We'll have a server and computers set up for you to play on. Whether you're completely new to Minecraft or an expert, this is a chance to play with your peers! We will be holding two sessions, each one and a half hours long, but we ask that you only register for one of the two.

Cinderella Around the World
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Monday January 29, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 4 - 10
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Join the fun as we celebrate one of the world's most beloved fairy tales. We'll explore versions from several cultures, then enjoy a princess party. Costumes are welcome - and we'll have some props so everyone can get glamorous! All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Winter
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement.

Virtual Reality Tours
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Use virtual reality headsets to explore the world through Google Expeditions!

Ready, Set, School: Winter
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Pajama Party Storytime: Winter
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Make & Take Craft: Greeting Card Camp
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
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Join us for a make and take craft. All supplies are provided!

Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Getting the Most From Your Fitness App
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
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Did you ring in the New Year with a resolution to get healthy? Join Barb Walsh RD, LDN, Community Nutrition Educator at Carroll Hospital, for a look at several popular fitness and nutrition apps to use on your smartphone or tablet. During this interactive session, Elizabeth McDaniel RN, BSN, will talk about their applications and how they can be used to support an active and healthy lifestyle.

Family Storytime: Silly Stories
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Thursday January 18, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Saturday January 20, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Siblings are welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday January 22, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Ready, Set, School: Art
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Monday January 22, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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

Let’s Move!: Art
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age-appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving!

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

Pajama Party Storytime: Art
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Twos and Threes Together: Art
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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

Twos and Threes Together: Art
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Family Storytime: Art
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Thursday January 25, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Friday January 26, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
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Friday January 26, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
Goldilocks is off to get her mom some flour from the store. Should she go the long way or take the shortcut through the woods and risk running into the ferocious bears? Who else will she meet along the way? Join us as we wind our way through the twists and turns of this adventure with Goldilocks!

National Seed Swap Day
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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It may be cold and snowy, but it's never too early to start planning your garden! Bring your heirloom or open-pollinated seeds in individually labeled packets to swap with other gardeners. We will have speakers on seed related topics, and there will be plenty of time to socialize, swap tips, and gather information with other gardeners.

Read with a Furry Friend
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Saturday January 27, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
KPets’ trained reading dogs provide a relaxed informal atmosphere for kids to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story!

Read and Play
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Monday January 29, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Ready, Set, School: Playtime
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Monday January 29, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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

Let’s Move!: Playtime
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age-appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving!

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

Pajama Party Storytime: Playtime
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Tuesday January 30, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

Twos and Threes Together: Playtime
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.