Program listing for Thursday August 7, 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: Cats
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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.

The Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/24/2014.
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.

Epic Web
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 7/24/2014.
Ever wanted to make your own website? This class will show you how to make an awesome site without spending a cent! All attendees need to register.

Story Pals: Sports
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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.

Summer Fun Day!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come celebrate the dog days of summer between 10 AM - 11:30 AM! We'll have face painting as well as warm weather crafts and activities. Outside we'll have some fun water play, weather permitting, so come prepared to get wet! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
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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: Seasons
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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: Sports
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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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Sports
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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.

LEGO® Creations
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - 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!

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. Are you up to the challenge of competing against the clock to complete a game in 60 seconds? In MTWI: Farm Edition all the games have a focus of learning a little more about Maryland agriculture, while testing your skills to complete the challenge. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! A Celebrating America program.

Star Wars Spectacular
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Calling all Jedi Knights! Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars fun. This program is for all ages and all fans. May the Force be with you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Techno-Storytime
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Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Forget what you know about storytime. This is an interactive story telling experience that incorporates the latest technology. We're swapping our books out for computers, our nursery rhymes for techno music. We're all plugged in and ready to go... all we need is you! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Canning!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This program is a brief overview of current food preservation practices. We will explore some of the current modes of canning that folks are using that may need some tuning up to adhere to safe preservation principles. Join University of Maryland Extension educators in our discussion of the truths versus myths of home food preservation. A Celebrating America program.

Ladies Night Out
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Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/24/2014.
Back by popular demand is our fun evening of crafting, chatting, and snacking! We'll be making some really fun wine charms and enjoying delicious treats! Refreshments will be served.

Needle Nuts
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Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Wanted: Knitters and crocheters of all levels. Would you like to share your projects and talents with others? Or do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? Then here’s your chance. Grab your needles and yarn (beginning knitters bring size 8 needles, crocheters a size H hook, and worsted weight yarn) and join the rest of us at the Westminster Branch Library the first Thursday of every month.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Help the library! We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours! Help the library prepare crafts for storytime, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy!