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Free Spirit Book Club: Before the Coffee Gets Cold
Online
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! This month's book is Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. Contact the Eldersburg Branch Library to arrange pick up of a print copy or read electronically on the library's Hoopla service.  

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Play and Learn at Home Zoom Storytime with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Library Loot Box: It's a Mystery!
Online
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
What is a Library Loot Box? It's a super cool subscription box-like program for teens! Register to pick up a themed box containing a library book, a treat, a DIY craft, and other fun surprises!

Box pickup is at the Eldersburg Branch from April 12th to April 19th. Please return your library book and box when you are done reading!

This month's theme is It's a Mystery! Each box will include a mystery book, as well as some cool and mysterious related items!

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Sheep: Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for stories, music, and movement.

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Children's Books Trivia Night
Online
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Finally, a library trivia quiz about books! Picture books and chapter books, new and old, will be featured this week.

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Baby Bundles
Online
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
Registration and more information
Looking for new and exciting way to engage your baby? Baby bundles are the perfect way to get a custom selection activities, five books, and tips to engage children birth to 24 months. All registered participants will be emailed details about picking up their bundles on 4/12. 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Dungeons & Dragons Online
Online
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 12 - 17
Registration and more information
Join us for a session of Dungeons & Dragons played entirely online! Pre-generated characters will be available, and registrants will meet on Zoom the day before to become familiar with any websites used. This session is for beginners and avid players alike.

Dungeons & Dragons is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the United States and other countries. © 2015 Wizards. All Rights Reserved.

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Random Bits of Trivia Night
Online
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
What trivia tidbits are rattling around in your head? Grab a few friends and join the Finksburg Branch for trivia night on Zoom! Teams of up to five can sign up by registering online. Only one person per team needs to register. Prizes provided by Finksburg's Bistro 91.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Taneytown Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join us for a great start to your morning! Our interactive Zoom storytime will include books, music, and more! 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, 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. We may not use all of them in each class, but if possible have a blanket, bolster or pillows, strap, scarf, or soft belt and 2 blocks or books.

CCPL and Rebecca Berg assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Serenity Journaling: Part 2
Online
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join us to share and talk about our journal entries.

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STEAM at Home: Build a Foldable Microscope
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 6 - 17
Registration and more information
Have you ever seen a flat microscope that you can fold? Learn how to make and use one of these microscopes with a video and take-home kit from Exploration Point! All supplies will be included.

Kits are available for this program. After registering, participants will receive an email informing them when and where they may pick up a bag of supplies through Express Pickup. On the day of the program, watch the pre-recorded video to learn how to make your foldable microscope using your kit.

Kits will be available for this program from Monday, April 12th to Thursday, April 22nd.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Hatchlings Ready to Hatch
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Get ready for your baby by participating in a Mother Goose on the Loose: Hatchlings program sponsored by the Maryland State Library. Ready to Hatch is an interactive early literacy program for expectant parents. Learn more about your baby-to-be through songs and fun activities. Participants will receive a free take-home kit consisting of a tote bag with a song sheet, a baby board book, and an interactive calendar. There will be opportunities to reconnect with In the Nest this fall, once your baby has been born.

If you are interested in signing up but are unable to attend on this day, this same program will be offered on May 12, May 14, June 5, and June 10. Please register for one date only. For more information, contact Denise Laird at dlaird@carr.org.

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Card Camp
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Create your own greeting cards using rubber stamps from the library's rubber stamp collection. Take-home kits with all supplies will be provided and available to pick up from the North Carroll Branch prior to the program. 

Watch the video on Facebook or YouTube for assembly directions and ideas for more ways to use the stamp sets. And, best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can reserve a stamp set and pick it up from your local branch!

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Play and Learn at Home Zoom Storytime with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Earth Day, Every Day: Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for stories, music, and movement.

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Our MS support group has moved online! Please contact Nadine by email at nadiner@carr.org for more information. Please register to get the Zoom link. 

Speaking with other people who have multiple sclerosis can be one of the most empowering and helpful things for someone with MS. Sharing stories, feelings, and experiences with people in similar situations are not only therapeutic, but also enlightening, and can often improve emotional health. This group is part of the MS Focus Independent Support Group Network. 

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80s Music Trivia Night
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Synthesizers! Hair bands! MTV! Take a trip down memory lane and prove you're *still* Prince's biggest fan in this trivia quiz.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Intro to Zentangle
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 12 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
People are flocking to this international phenomenon. Join us for an introductory class to see what the buzz is all about. As you use the Zentangle method to create beautiful images, you likely will enjoy increased focus, creativity, self-confidence, and an increased sense of well-being. Supplies needed include white paper, black pen, and a smudger (tortillon or Q-tip).

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Taneytown Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join us for a great start to your morning! Our interactive Zoom storytime will include books, music, and more! 

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Springtime Crafts
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Register to pick up a fun-filled springtime themed activity bag. Pickup will be available at the Eldersburg Branch Library beginning Wednesday, April 21 during library hours.

 

 

 

 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Rise of the Rocket Girls
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This month's title is Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt.

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 1
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning on to Medicare. This seminar will cover what the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) are, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, available preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We, also, will cover Medicare Savings Programs, which help pay for Medicare beneficiary out of pocket costs. These are not all low-income programs.

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
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. If possible have a mat and a blanket available.

CCPL and Bryan Nupp assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Eldersburg Branch
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join us for some favorite books, songs, and rhymes! 

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Teen Biblio-Box: Spring Refresh
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
What is a Biblio-Box? A box full of fun for teens! Register to pick up a themed box containing a library book, a DIY craft, and other fun surprises!

Box pickup is at the Finksburg Branch from April 22nd to April 29th. Please return your library book and box when you are done reading.

This month's theme is Spring Refresh; each box will feature a fresh new book from 2020 or 2021, as well as some great related items! 

Registered attendees will receive a form to help the Finksburg team match you with a book. One registration per household; we can accommodate households with multiple teen readers.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Splendid and the Vile
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
We will be discussing The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson.

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Teen Zoom Hang Out: Anime Club
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you like watching anime or reading manga? Join this virtual hangout to discuss your favorite series with other like-minded teens! Please plan on logging in to the meeting 15 minutes early.

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Little Hands Signing: Spring Signs
Online
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of Nita's First Signs and Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.

This program will be presented in spoken English. To request accommodations, please contact aknight@carr.org