Program listing for Saturday March 8, 2014

Making Sense of the American Civil War: War and Freedom, America’s War: Special Panel Discussion at Carroll Community College
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Headquarters
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Senator Getty will lead a panel of scholars as they discuss the theme of War and Freedom. Although part of the larger discussion series, Making Sense of the American Civil War, all are welcome to register for this special discussion held at Carroll Community College (K100). This event is presented by Carroll County Public Library in partnership with Carroll Community College. Making Sense of the American Civil War, a reading and discussion series, is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Additional support has been provided by the Maryland Humanities Council. Registration is required. Please register at http://library.carr.org/civilwar/.

Horsin' Around with Black Beauty
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/22/2014.
How do you make a classic fresh? By adding new touches! Join illustrator Brenda Shaffer as she talks about how she uses her illustrating talents to breathe new life into the classic story of Black Beauty. Afterwards, she'll show you how to draw a horse on your own! All supplies provided. Copies of Brenda's new book will be available for purchase and signing.

Sing, Talk, and Read to Your Young Children
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for an exciting workshop for parents and caregivers of young children - birth to age five - about singing, talking, and reading with your children. Did you know that it is through play and having fun that young children learn and grow? Discover tips on helping your child get ready for school. Space is limited. To register, please email Ruthanne Lillis at rlillis@carr.org. If you do not have computer access, please call 410-386-4450 x7732 to register. The workshop will be presented in English and Spanish. Children’s activities will be offered; please give the age of your child(ren) if they will be attending. This workshop is sponsored in part by the Early Learning Challenge Partnership and Every Child Ready to Read. Refreshments will be served.

Celebrate Seuss
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North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish...and maybe some goldfish. Come celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday! Enjoy stories, songs, a craft, and a snack. Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for 2 hours of gaming fun! Newcomers to the game will have a chance to learn, and experienced players can face off with one another or trade cards. Come and join the gathering of the oldest of trading card games — with more than 12 million players! Refreshments will be served.

1 on 1 computer
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
None

Board Games at the Library
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Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Alphabetic Principle
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Registration for this event begins 2/22/2014.
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book.

PAWS to Read
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 2/22/2014.
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. Registration preferred but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register