Program listing for Thursday July 24, 2014

Read and Play
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Eldersburg 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: Beach
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Finksburg 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Sports
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Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 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.

Elephant & Piggie's Summer of Science!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/10/2014.
Join the stars of Mo Willems' bestselling Elephant & Piggie books for an imagination fueled encounter with science. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

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.

Read and Play
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Finksburg 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: Construction
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Westminster 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 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
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Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - 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.

Death from the Skies or Just Another Bad Hair Day
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/10/2014.
So you thought it was safe to go out after seeing Chicken Little Was Right - WRONG!!!!! There are things in this universe that are trying to exterminate all the life on this planet and they don't even know we are here. Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we find out what, when, and how a good crème rinse and some sunscreen can make things better. Only kids need to register

Make It! Shake It!
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Registration for this event begins 7/10/2014.
Since the Finksburg Branch Library is a green branch, we've decided to make some music using your recyclables. Join us as we turn your used pill bottles in musical shaker eggs! Bring your old pill bottles, so we can decorate them and turn them into musical instruments! Then we will have to shake along to a few songs too! Only kids need to register.

Sharpie® Tie-Dye Pillow Case
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
Registration for this event begins 7/10/2014.
Learn all about how Sharpie® tie-dying works, and then create your own tie-dyed pillow case. We'll provide the materials, you provide your imagination. Only kids need to register.

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.

Medicare 101
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Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Drop-In Knitting
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Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted yarn - look for #4 on the label.

KidWorks Kids Present: Outer Space
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Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.