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Frozen Party
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Saturday August 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Put me in summer and I'll be a happy snowman! For the first time in forever, we're having a Frozen party! We'll have stories, crafts, and activities galore to celebrate the beloved Disney movie - we might even build a snowman! Costumes and singing voices welcome. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Stranger Danger and Bullying Prevention
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Saturday August 1, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Free children's safety seminar! Give your child the skills they need to protect themselves from bullies and strangers. Class provided by Tristar Martial Arts Academy. All attendees need to register.

Frozen Sing-a-Long
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Saturday August 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Enjoy a cool movie on a hot August day! Meet Princess Anna from Frozen. For the First Time in Forever we will Let It Go and sing along to our favorite songs as we watch the movie and participate with props and goodies. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Decoupage with Charlie
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Saturday August 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Prepare to be joyously led astray by the contemporary artist Charlie Maiorana in decoupage mania. An assortment of items you never thought of accessorizing will be provided for three hands-on projects. Charlie Maiorana is a contemporary artist who lives in Washington, D.C. To view some of his amazing artwork, visit www.charliemaiorana.com. Register to reserve a space. Walk-ins welcome on a first come basis.

Frozen Party
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Saturday August 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Put me in summer and I'll be a happy snowman! For the first time in forever, we're having a Frozen party! We'll have stories, crafts, and activities galore to celebrate the beloved Disney movie - we might even build a snowman! Costumes and singing voices welcome. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday August 3, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Little Red Riding Hood Summer Puppet Show
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Monday August 3, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Smart and sassy Little Red Riding Hood has goodies for Grandma. How shall she get them there? By taking the long road or going into the woods? Will Grandma get her snack or be a snack? Join us for a show full of surprises! All attendees need to register.

Summer Sidewalk Spectacular!
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Monday August 3, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some fun flair. Program is weather permitting. Guidelines and chalk available at the Information Desk. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Under the Sea
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Monday August 3, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Monday August 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

PBS Bookfinder Storytime
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Monday August 3, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - Adults
Join us for a storytime using books found on PBS's Bookfinder service. Learn how you can use Bookfinder as a great parenting tool! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library.

Superhero Showdown
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Monday August 3, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
Who are the best superheroes around? Join a special storytime with lots of games to find out!

Kids in the Garden: Seed - Food from the Earth
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Monday August 3, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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All our food comes from the earth - from fruits and vegetables to meat, eggs and milk. Learn where and how food is produced and about the cycle in which this occurs. Create a garden in a glove to take home. All supplies will be provided courtesy of the University of Maryland Extension.

Little Red Riding Hood Summer Puppet Show
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Monday August 3, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Smart and sassy Little Red Riding Hood has goodies for Grandma. How shall she get them there? By taking the long road or going into the woods? Will Grandma get her snack or be a snack? Join us for a show full of surprises! All attendees need to register.

Minecraft Mondays: Creative
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Monday August 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Scratch Coding
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Monday August 3, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Create a playable game using Scratch, a popular programming language. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Minecraft Mondays: Survival
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Monday August 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday August 3, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks, then we’ll get down to business around 6:00 pm. Need service hours? We’ve got those too!

Pajama Storytime
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Monday August 3, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Mind, Body, and Soul Yoga
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Monday August 3, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
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If you are looking to enhance your daily workout or simply learn about yoga, we invite you to join our Mind, Body, and Soul Yoga sessions. This three session program will teach you the basics of yoga and how it can help improve any lifestyle. Yoga is not just a workout for your body, but also your mind and soul. All you need to bring is a yoga mat or beach towel. Please be advised to wear clothing that you feel comfortable to work out in. Registration is required. Registering once for this program means that you are registered for all three sessions.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday August 3, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Horses
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Under the Sea
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready Set School: Music
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Crafty Cooking Camp: Getting Started with Simple Snacks
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Giant Games
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Do you like games? Come by and try out giant versions of some classics including Jenga®, Battleship, dominoes, and Connect Four.

ZOOmobile
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Animals live in the most amazing places! Through this interactive presentation, we will travel the world to see the many habitats that wild animals call home. Let the ZOOmobile animal ambassadors help us understand what living things need to survive and learn about the global resources that animals and humans must share.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Under the Sea
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Writers
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Attention teen writers! Here is your opportunity to share your individual writing with others or work together to craft a new story. Be prepared to talk about creating characters, plots, settings, and your writing process.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Under the Sea
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Music
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Beach
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Reptile Wrap-Up
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Do you love reptiles? We do too! A naturalist will introduce us to some of these scaly creatures as well as share myths, histories, and benefits of these often misunderstood animals. Presented by the Scales and Tales program of the Maryland Park Service. This program is supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc., in partnership with CCPL. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Ready Set School: Music
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Crafty Cooking Camp: The Cupcake Craze
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 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 one hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, qualification requirements for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Pajama Party Storytime: Flying Things
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Music
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Scrubbie Madness
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Crocheted nylon net scrubbies are quick, easy, and fun to make. They are useful in the kitchen and make great gifts. Please bring a crochet hook with an ergonomic handle in size J to the class. All other materials will be provided.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title.

Pajama Party Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Special Program: Tiny Dancers (Registration Required)
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Tiny Dancers
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Come dance with us! We'll use songs and movement to learn some basics of dancing. Join in the fun as we learn to dance with Kim Golliday from the Taneytown Dance Center.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Thursday August 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Summer Fun Day!
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Thursday August 6, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Under the Sea
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Under the Sea
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Under the Sea
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Healthy Heroes: Dance Time
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 11
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Get movin' with dance! Join the fun as we learn to dance with Kim Golliday from the Taneytown Dance Center. Attend four or more sessions of our Healthy Hero series to earn a certificate and a ticket to our Healthy Heroes Party on August 12 at 1 PM.

Comic Crash Party!
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Thursday August 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Make your own comics! Use our panel templates for a head start or create from scratch. Ask an artist or check out awesome resources for tips and tricks to making your own comics!

Crafty Cooking Camp: In a Mug
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Mini Minecraft
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
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Free play Minecraft for younger ages! Only kids need to register.

Edible Book Contest
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Bake and decorate a cake or cupcakes inspired by a book! It can look like a book, have text, or be inspired by the themes or title of a specific book. Please visit the branch after July 22 for contest instructions and entry form. Members of the community are encouraged to attend, admire the edible art, and vote for their favorite entries from 6-8 pm!

Needle Nuts
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. Please join us!

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday August 6, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis

Local Everyday Heroes: Fire Fighters and EMTs
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Friday August 7, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Come and meet one of our local everyday heroes in person! A local fire fighter and EMT from the Westminster Volunteer Fire Department will be at the library to share information about what they do, equipment that they use, and how to stay safe in an emergency. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Ready Set School: Beach
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Friday August 7, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Tinker Tots
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Friday August 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 5
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A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday August 7, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Songs, Stories, and Seniors
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Friday August 7, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 2 - Adults
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in a retirement program at Westminster Senior Center. Come and join us for some great fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Friday August 7, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday August 7, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For Adults
Join us for an informal book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what
to read next!

Crafty Cooking Camp: Fun Foods
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Friday August 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 9 - 14
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Do you like making tasty treats and creative crafts? Then this is the camp for you! Sign up for our four-day camp and try out new recipes and DIY projects. Refreshments will be served. From 2- 4 pm.

Writer's Circle
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Friday August 7, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever
you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Camping Unmasked Teen Lock-In
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Friday August 7, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 11 - 17
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Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be an outdoor adventurer? Come test your skills of endurance, wit, agility, and teamwork. If you like adventure, games, or camping food, the library lock-in is the place for you to be! Parent pick-up at 8. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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!

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for two 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.

Super Villain Bash
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 7 - 17
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Lex Luthor, the Joker, Magneto . . . do you ever root for these guys to win? If so, come to a bash to give the bad guys their due, with games and activities that will bring out your own Despicable Me. Only kids need to register.

Lucia St. Clair Robson Presents: Predicting the Past
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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Lucia St. Clair Robson, author of Ride the Wind, will discuss writing fiction in general and the odd, surprising, and sometimes contradictory information that historical research turns up.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Free Spirit Book Club: Flora by Gail Godwin
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. A Celebrating America program.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Recycled Robot Roundup!
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 6 - 10
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Create your very own robot out of all sorts of recycled objects. You never what you might discover as you experiment building with strange and unique materials. Only kids need to register.

The Unruffled Mind
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Saturday August 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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Craig Storti, from the International Mediation Center, will present a brief history of the center (with slides) and lead a 30 minute meditation, followed by questions and answers. Craig is a representative of the Buddhist Temple in Silver Run. Register to reserve a place. A Celebrating America program. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday August 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Monday August 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Little Hands Signing: Playtime Signs
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Monday August 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Summer Sidewalk Spectacular!
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Monday August 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some fun flair. Program is weather permitting. Guidelines and chalk available at the Information Desk. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Zoo
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Monday August 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Monday August 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Little Hands Signing: Playtime Signs
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Monday August 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 3
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Adventure Barbie
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Monday August 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 5 - 10
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Bring your Barbie or Ken doll along as we join them on some adventures and make crafts that they
will love.

Amazing Mazes
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Monday August 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 7 - 14
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Calling all makers! We'll build mazes from LEGO®, straw, tape, and more. Then challenge each other to complete them with marbles, our bodies, even a robot! Only kids need to register.

Tech Bloc
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Monday August 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday August 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (6/22, 7/27, & 8/24) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Card Camp
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Monday August 10, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
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Create your own greeting cards using our newly launched collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

Macramé 101
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Monday August 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For Adults
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Come learn how to make a macramé dream catcher. You’ll learn several knotting techniques during this project and will leave with the skills and patterns to create jewelry and belts. All supplies provided.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday August 10, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday August 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Mah Jongg 101
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Monday August 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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In this introductory class you will learn the history and basics of this ancient and challenging tile game. People all over the world are playing. Come see what it is all about! We will follow the National Mah Jongg League rules of play. Great brain exercise and great fun! A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Turtles
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Sounds
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Turtles
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Party Time
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Comic Crash Party!
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 11 - 17
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Make your own comics! Use our panel templates for a head start or create from scratch. Ask an artist or check out awesome resources for tips and tricks to making your own comics. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Tech Bloc
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Happiness Happens
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
August is Admit You're Happy month - we'll admit it, can you? Share that happiness by joining us at the library for an afternoon of board games, snacks, and other activities sure to make you smile. Refreshments will be served.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Jewelry Making: It's a Wrap!
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Learn to design and create different kinds of jewelry that
all have one thing in common—they’re wrapped. All materials
will be provided.

Pajama Party Storytime: Zoo
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: vacation
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Vacation
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Turtles
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready Set School: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 17 - Adults
You can help save up to three lives in about an hour. The need is ongoing, but the supply is not. Please give blood today. To schedule your appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Tech Bloc
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Pajama Party Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Party Time
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Sounds
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For 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.

Family Storytime: Party Time
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Rhyming Stories
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Thursday August 13, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: vacation
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Zoo
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Mini Con 2015
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 5 - 12
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a mini convention at the Eldersburg Branch! Join fellow fans as we celebrate your favorite heroes and their stories. From Marvel to manga, we'll have crafts, photo ops, snacks, and a whole lot of fun! Refreshments will be served.

Tech Bloc
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 11 - 17
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Explore 3D design and printing, game design using Scratch, and coding using Raspberry Pi with Minecraft and Python during this four-day tech immersion experience. Teens must be pre-registered and able to attend all four days of the two-hour sessions. Participants will need an email address to create a free online account. Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Thursday August 13, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 11 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library and want to teach you the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology! All attendees need to register.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Thursday August 13, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 11 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library, and want to teach you the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology! All attendees need to register.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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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.

Upcycling! Make Your Own Mercury Glass
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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Do you like the look of mercury glass but not the expense at the antique store? Join us for a fun evening of creating your own mercury glass from old glasses, vases, or wine bottles! All attendees need to register.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday August 13, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis

Play Baby Play
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Friday August 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 3
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Turtles
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Friday August 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Friday August 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Turtles
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Friday August 14, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Marvelous Mermaids
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Friday August 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 8
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Come join us for a special storytime featuring these mythical creatures. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

PBS World Premiere and Scavenger Hunt
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Friday August 14, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 10
Be the first to see the world premiere episode of a PBS kids show! Then search the Finksburg Branch to find new hidden PBS friends! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Super Smash Strategy
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Friday August 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 7 - 11
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Are you a Super Smash Bros. fan? Join our teen expert for tips on strategy, followed by a chance
to play and perfect your technique.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Kinderconcerts: The Three Little Pigs
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 7
Join us for a violin and piano concert followed by a storytime and a chance to explore some instruments yourselves! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Farm to Fork
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join us for a celebration of the area’s agriculture and food. The event begins at 2 pm and ends at 7 pm. Activities for any age will be available including music by Standard Delivery Combo, making your own butter, milking a goat, exploring tractors, planting seeds, learning about bees and honey, storytime and crafts, wool spinning demo, and a play area for the littlest farmers! The Carroll History Project will also be on hand to collect family farm stories. Call 410-386-4415 or email History@CarrollMediaCenter.org to schedule an interview. Author event with Rob Kasper at 4 pm. Refreshments will be on sale from Ruhlman’s Brewery, Maggie’s of Westminster, and Rita’s of Westminster. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Getting Started with Your Genealogy
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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If you have thought about searching for your ancestors but did not know how to start, this presentation will kick-off your research with five easy steps!

Local Author Event: Jack McBride White
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 10 - Adults
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Please join us for an exciting author event with Warren Dorsey and Jack McBride White as they discuss White’s book, In Carrie's Footprints: The Long Walk of Warren Dorsey. Mr. White’s truly uplifting book takes us on a wonderfully researched and beautifully written journey with Carroll County, Maryland's Dorsey family. Mr. Dorsey, who is 94, and the grandson of a slave, will speak of his family's resilience and strength in the face of discrimination and extreme poverty. A Celebrating America program.

Farm to Fork Author Event: Baltimore, Baseball, & Barbecue
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Saturday August 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Celebrate the summer with baseball ‘n barbeque stories! Join Paul Milton, editor of the Carroll County Times, in conversation with author and former Baltimore Sun reporter Rob Kasper about his recent book, Baltimore Baseball & Barbecue with Boog Powell! Talk will be followed by Q&A, book sales, and signing. This event is part of Farm to Fork. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday August 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Monday August 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Tactile Play: Babies and Blocks
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Monday August 17, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Babies and toddlers learn so much about their world through their senses and tactile play supports sensory processing development. Through books, music, and sensory activities we will explore sensory play together. You'll leave with some ideas to try with your child at home. Dress for some fun, and possibly messy, activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Flying Things
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Monday August 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Monday August 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minecraft Mondays: Creative
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Monday August 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition
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Monday August 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Have you ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. 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 in under 60 seconds. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Locker Makeover
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Monday August 17, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
No matter what your personal style, design a locker that's perfect for YOU! We have lots of ideas to take that cold, metal box from ugly to stunning.

Minecraft Mondays: Survival
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Monday August 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Favorite Friends: Clark the Shark
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Monday August 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

booKPETS
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Monday August 17, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Epic Animation
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/4/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to design your own animated cartoons with the free software program Pivot Animator. You'll learn how to create your own animation about Stickman and his friends. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Family Storytime: Music
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Beach
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Music
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Stranger Danger & Bully Protection: Tristar Martial Arts Demonstration
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/4/2015.
Join Tristar Martial Arts for a demonstration at the North Carroll Branch. Kids will be introduced to techniques that will provide them the confidence to protect themselves from stranger danger and the courage to stand up against bullies and negative peer pressure. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book. A Celebrating America program.

Learning Parties: Mathematical Thinking
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is a four-part series that promotes mathematical problem solving, number awareness, counting, shape recognition, pattern replication, sorting and sequencing, and the use of math vocabulary. Each child that attends will be given take home materials related to the theme and a book to start an early learning library in their home. These free parties include hands-on activities and fun for parents and children. Registration signs you up for all four classes. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Evening Read Aloud for Readers
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Having trouble finding the right book to read? When a story is read out loud, it is often easier to decide whether you want to continue the story. Join us and hear some good books read out loud, listen to book talks and browse a collection of reading material selected just for kids. Our goal is to put at least one good book in the hands of every child that attends and keep that reading momentum all summer long.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Pajama Party Storytime: Flying Things
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Epic Photo
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/5/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to turn ordinary photos into epic works of art using the free software program Paint.NET. You'll learn to apply awesome effects and manipulate colors and backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Music
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book!

Ready Set School: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Print It in 3D
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 15
Registration for this event begins 8/5/2015.
Learn the basics of computer aided design while creating your own project with the library’s 3D printer. You’ll dream it and we’ll print it for you to pick up later! Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

Game on Mah Jongg!
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Wednesday August 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/5/2015.
Practice what you learned in Mah Jongg 101 and join us for friendly Mah Jongg play. We welcome experienced Mah Jongg players as well to join us and serve as mentors for our casual, non-competitive play. Dot. Crack. Bam! Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Favorite Stories
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Epic Video
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to create an epic video using the free software program Movie Maker. You'll learn to apply awesome effects and add amazing transitions, titles, captions, and credits. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to save your work.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Thursday August 20, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

A Color of My Own!
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Do you have a favorite color? Do you know what happens when you mix two colors together? What happens when you add white to any other color of paint? These questions and more will be answered through stories, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Join us for a true mixology experience and see what you learn! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Jungle
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Flying Things
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Card Camp
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Thursday August 20, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Create your own greeting cards using our newly launched collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

FIRST® LEGO® League Info Session
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for an open meeting to introduce the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics competition to interested adults. We will begin with a short overview of the program and how 4th - 8th grade students get involved on teams of five to ten students for the fall and winter season. Experienced team coaches will provide detail on what is involved in running teams. There will be time at the end for networking and discussion for those actively looking to start or join teams and coaches can get assistance with registration. No experience is necessary and all are welcome to find out about the program with no obligation.

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome! A Celebrating America program.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday August 20, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.

Little Hands Signing : First Signs
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Friday August 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Creative Playtime
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Friday August 21, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Play is a fantastic way for children to develop their critical thinking skills. Come join us for an open play time where children can be imaginative and creative while exploring blocks, LEGO® blocks, playdough, and more! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Epic Web
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Friday August 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Registration for this event begins 8/7/2015.
Join us for a fun computer class for 5th-8th graders learning to create your own free website using WIX.com. You'll learn how to add multiple pages, add images and photo galleries, and launch your site. Impress your friends with your epic website. An email address is needed if you'd like to save your work.

Ready Set School: Music
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Friday August 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Friday August 21, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Little Hands Signing: First Signs
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Friday August 21, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Family Storytime: Music
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Friday August 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Musique Joyeuse Demo Class
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Friday August 21, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/7/2015.
The Children's Chorus of Carroll County offers an early childhood music and movement program called musique joyeuse for children ages 5 and 6. This class is held during the school year from 5 - 5:50 pm every Tuesday night in Westminster, MD. Using the Musikgarten whole-child approach, our youngest members explore the wonder of music while expanding their self-awareness and experiencing quality social interaction. Please visit www.ccccnotes.com and www.musikgarten.org for more information. Only kids need to register.

Kids in the Garden: Plant Healthy Gardens
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Friday August 21, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/7/2015.
Some plants grow up, some grow down, and some grow all around us. Through books shared by a representative of the University of Maryland Extension Office, participants will learn about growing different plants and will learn that, with hard work, trial and error, and teamwork, they can build a fruitful garden. Each child will leave with a miniature greenhouse of herbs and veggies. Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday August 22, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 8/8/2015.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.