Program listing for Wednesday July 23, 2014

Bubble Blast!
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Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2014.
Blast off for fun with bubbles! Come in and have fun blowing bubbles of all sizes and go home with a bubble maker of your own! With an accompanying caregiver.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2014.
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cats
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Construction
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Opposites
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North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cats
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
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Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2014.
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Picnic
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Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Beach
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

GSK Science in the SummerTM
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Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
For kids entering 2nd and 3rd grade. Put on your safety goggles and explore the exciting world of chemistry! Observe physical and chemical changes. Make crystals and watch raisins and popcorn dance. All children must be pre-registered to attend Science in the Summer classes. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Forms will be available on 6/16/2014; completed documentation is due by 6/30/2014. Children must be able to attend all of the classes offered that week (July 21-24). GSK Science in the SummerTM is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

On My Own: Beach
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Make It Work Wednesday: Boats and Bridges
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
Join us for some building and engineering fun as we tackle different projects at each session.

Drop-In Crafts
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Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us in making some fun, kid friendly crafts. It's a perfect way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

GSK Science in the SummerTM
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Taneytown Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
For kids entering 4th - 6th grade. Put on your safety goggles and explore the exciting world of chemistry! Observe physical and chemical changes. Make crystals and watch raisins and popcorn dance. All children must be pre-registered to attend Science in the Summer classes. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Forms will be available on 6/16/2014; completed documentation is due by 6/30/2014. Children must be able to attend all of the classes offered that week (July 21-24). GSK Science in the SummerTM is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Evening Storytime: Sports
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Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

How to Self-Publish and Market Your Book
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Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Explore the world of self-publishing with Carroll County publisher Craig Schenning, owner of Maple Creek Media. Attend this seminar and get all the information you need to reliably and competently self-publish your book and make it available for readers around the world. Both print books and eBooks are discussed, as well as the variety of platforms you can use to market your book. A ton of great information is provided, in detail, with plenty of time for questions and answers.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Opposites
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North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Duct Tape at the Beach
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Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2014.
School work got you FIZZED out? Ready to start your summer with a BANG? Come add a POP of color to your summer with duct tape flip-flops and sunglass cases.

Evening Storytime: Beach
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Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Getting Graphic: Drawing Comics and Manga
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Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
A beginners's course in drawing for comic books, graphic novels, and manga.

Knit Wits
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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 weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.