Program listing for Saturday January 19, 2013

Saturday Storytime: Birds
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities.
Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Dog Tales: Read Aloud to a Therapy Dog
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Registration for this event begins 1/5/2013.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog from KPETS. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome. Our therapy dog, Macy, will be available from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LEGO® Creations
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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 your dad or your mom and build together!

Look Ma - No Leaves!
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/5/2013.
Join Steve Allgeier for a crash course on American tree identification. Learn the basics of identifying deciduous trees in their dormant condition by observing and describing twigs, bark, leaf scars, fruits, branching patterns and tree form. Attendees will learn to use guides and "keys" to woody plants so as to identify native tree species. Class time will be divided (weather permitting) between classroom exercises and a field walk to trees along West Main Street and City Hall. Approximately two hours long. A Celebrating America program.

Saturday Storytime: Cowboys
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Local Author Visit: Craig Moorman
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Hear local author Craig Moorman discuss his new book, The Awe-full Privilege: This Thing Called Parenting. Mr. Moorman, a local pastor and father of five, uses a mix of personal anecdotes and outside resources to create a book about the contribution of parenting in our
society.

PAWS to Read
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 1/5/2013.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Styrofoam Print Making
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/5/2013.
Create pictures, cards, or anything else you can think of by reusing the lids of old, but clean, Styrofoam containers. We will provide the materials, you bring the creativity and fun!