Program listing for Friday August 8, 2014

Bilingual Storytime - in English and ¡Español!
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
¡Hola! Hello! Learning another language is fun and beneficial for growing brains. In this bilingual storytime, presented in English and Spanish, children will listen to cuentos (stories), sing canciones (songs), play juegos (games), and pick up some Spanish along the way. Come join the fun! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Beach
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Read and Play
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North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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.

Beyond the Book
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Beyond the Book takes the traditional storytime and adds some 21st century technology. Learn fun ways you can go Beyond the Book with that special little one in your life. Bring your own tablet or device to Sync Up what you learned afterwards. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Beach
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Mount Airy 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.

Mad Scientist Party
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Taneytown Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Sync Up
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Learn all about apps and e-picture books that will provide your little ones with 21st century technology to accompany those classic books. With so many tables and devices available to young children, it is important to introduce them to beneficial resources. Join us for the Beyond the Book storytime or just stop by and SYNC UP! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Me and My Shadow
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come to Finksburg and learn firsthand what REALLY goes on in the library.
Shadow our staff and see how we get things onto our shelves and into your
hands! Learn about all the cool devices we use and how they can help you. See
the secrets behind the scenes. Refreshments will be served.

Mad Scientist Party
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Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

4-H STEM: Learning by Doing
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Participants will have the opportunity to work through the engineering process as they design, build, and test their own mechanical creations! Hands-on activities will encourage participants to try new ideas and observe the results of their work. This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Only kids need to register.

Me and My Shadow
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come to Finksburg and learn firsthand what REALLY goes on in the library. Shadow our staff and see how we get things onto our shelves and into your hands! Learn about all the cool devices we use and how they can help you. See the secrets behind the scenes. Refreshments will be served.

Parachute Play
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Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Through songs and movement, students learn a healthy message about bullying. Award-winning Kindersinger Pam Minor warms up the audience with several interactive songs where children are cued to participate through certain actions listed in the lyrics. A Port Discovery educator then facilitates an interactive parachute play program combined with song, dance, and physical movement. Only kids need to register.