We are now open for limited walk-in services! Visit our Reopening page for more information.

Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East has begun at the Westminster Branch. Please visit the Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch for the next few months.

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STEAM at Home: Coffee Filter Flower Chromatography
Online
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 6 - 17
Registration and more information
Learn how to use cohesion and chromatography to make a colorful craft with markers, coffee filters, and water! 

Craft kits are available for this program. After registering, participants will receive an email informing them when they may pick up a bag of craft supplies through Express Pickup at the Eldersburg Branch. On the day of the program, watch the prerecorded video to learn how to make your coffee filter flowers!

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 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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Transitioning to Medicare Part 2
Online
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 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 out of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Learn about the different Medigap plans and your period of guaranteed issue rights under Original Medicare. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover some or all of Medicare's out of pocket costs. We will, also, discuss a different way to obtain all services covered by Medicare and more: Medicare Advantage Plans.

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 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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Make Your Own Fleece Scarf
Online
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Register to get supplies to make a fleece scarf with pony beads.

Supplies will be available during Express Pickup at the Eldersburg Branch. Four different scarf patterns/colors will be available. Limited quantities on a first-come-first-serve basis. Instructions will be included with the bag of supplies.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 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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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 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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STEAM at Home: Design Your Own Wigglebot
Online
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Learn how to use a cup, motor, battery, and more to make your own moving robot! 

Craft kits are available for this program at the branch of your choice!

After registration, participants will receive an email informing them when and where they may pick up a bag of activity supplies through Express Pickup! On the day of the program, watch the pre-recorded video to learn how to make your wigglebot!

Craft kits will be available for pickup starting Monday, September 28th, and will be available until Monday, October 12th.

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Feelings Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 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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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Online
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Our support group has moved online! Please contact Nadine by email at nadiner@carr.org for more information and 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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Power-Up with Pumpkins
Online
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Celebrate fall by joining Weis nutritionist, Taylor Simpson, live, as she shares the nutritional benefits of pumpkin and demonstrates recipes using pumpkin and pumpkin seeds.

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Battle of the Books: Parent and Coach Information Sharing
Online
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Come join us for an information session about the Battle of the Books! All parents and caregivers who have children who are interested in participating, as well as coaches, are encouraged to attend.

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Boredom Buster Crafts
Online
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Register to pick up a boredom buster craft at the ELDERSBURG BRANCH LIBRARY. As a bonus, they can be used in conjunction with our storytimes. Crafts will be available for pick up on Wednesday 10/7.

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Senior Crosswords
Online
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
We will be doing a crossword puzzle together over Zoom for the 60 plus crowd. Get your coffee and join in the fun. (If you use only the phone to call into Zoom, this will be accessible to you, too.)

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 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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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 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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Zoom into Storytime: Live with Ms. Steph
Online
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Steph as she shares some of her favorite books, songs, and rhymes! 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 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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Teen Zoom Hang Out: Anime Club
Online
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 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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Free Spirit Book Club: The Island of Sea Women
Online
Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 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 the One Maryland One Book selection: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. 

Contact the Eldersburg Branch Library to arrange for a print copy or read electronically through Overdrive.

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Dinosaurs Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement.

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Virtual Book Buzz: Hot Titles for Cool Weather
Online
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 8 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Be the first to get a sneak preview of upcoming Penguin Random House titles during our Virtual Book Buzz! Representatives from both the adult and children's divisions from Penguin Random House will be on hand to preview and review recently released and upcoming fall and winter titles. Discover what everyone will be reading the next few months and which books are destined to be bestsellers. There is something for everyone at Book Buzz.

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Outer Space Trivia Night
Online
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Blast off! Join us for a live trivia quiz about the planets, the stars, and the rockets that get us there!

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 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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NASA Space Network
Online
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
NASA engineers and scientists present on the Space Network consisting of a constellation of geosynchronous (Earth orbiting) satellites named the Tracking Data Relay Satellite (TDRS), ground systems that operate as a relay system between satellites, LEO or satellites in low Earth orbit above 73 km, and ground facilities. Services provided by the Space Network include telecommunications, tracking and clock calibration, and testing and analysis.  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD Maryland manages the operations of the Space Network.  If you'd like to join us through Zoom, please register.  If you will join us on Facebook, no need to register, tune into the livestream of the program on October 13th at 6:30 pm.

 

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Random Bits of Trivia Night
Online
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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 Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 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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Sell Online This Holiday Season with E-Commerce Tools
Online
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
As a Grow with Google partner, CCPL invites you to tune in to a livestream event to learn how to sell online to customers as they kick off their holiday shopping this season. This online workshop led by a Grow with Google trainer will walk you through the benefits of setting up an online store with Shopify and how to list your products on Google Shopping so that you can sell from anywhere. Plus, you'll learn about more helpful tools to stand out online, such as Local Opportunity Finder and Grow My Store.

Registrants will receive a watch link and any digital resources shortly before the event.