Calendar of Events - All locations

Bookmark and Share
  

Select a date below


July 2014
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1  
  2  
  3  
  4  
  5  
  6  
  7  
  8  
  9  
  10  
  11  
  12  
  13  
  14  
  15  
  16  
  17  
  18  
  19  
  20  
  21  
  22  
  23  
  24  
  25  
  26  
  27  
  28  
  29  
  30  
  31  
   

Browse the Next Three Weeks

Sort by  Location  |  Event Name  |  Date

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Beach
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Sports
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Elephant & Piggie's Summer of Science!
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Register for this event today!
Join the stars of Mo Willems' bestselling Elephant & Piggie books for an imagination fueled encounter with science. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Story Pals: Construction
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Opposites
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cats
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Construction
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Death from the Skies or Just Another Bad Hair Day
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Register for this event today!
So you thought it was safe to go out after seeing Chicken Little Was Right - WRONG!!!!! There are things in this universe that are trying to exterminate all the life on this planet and they don't even know we are here. Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we find out what, when, and how a good crème rinse and some sunscreen can make things better. Only kids need to register

Make It! Shake It!
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Register for this event today!
Since the Finksburg Branch Library is a green branch, we've decided to make some music using your recyclables. Join us as we turn your used pill bottles in musical shaker eggs! Bring your old pill bottles, so we can decorate them and turn them into musical instruments! Then we will have to shake along to a few songs too! Only kids need to register.

Sharpie® Tie-Dye Pillow Case
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
Register for this event today!
Learn all about how Sharpie® tie-dying works, and then create your own tie-dyed pillow case. We'll provide the materials, you provide your imagination. Only kids need to register.

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

Medicare 101
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Drop-In Knitting
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted yarn - look for #4 on the label.

KidWorks Kids Present: Outer Space
Share this program
Thursday July 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Elephant and Piggie's Summer of Science!
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Register for this event today!
Join the stars of Mo Willems' bestselling Elephant & Piggie books for an imagination fueled encounter with science. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Picnic
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Register for this event today!
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!

Read and Play
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Rainbow Magic
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Register for this event today!
Come discover the science of colors and learn how colors are created. Children will explore the magic of colors by completing color investigations. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Register for this event today!
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!

LEGO® Creations
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Mine at Night
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the information desk or during drop off. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Mine at Night
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the Information Desk or during drop off. Refreshments will be served. 6 pm-8 pm

Mine at Night
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip. Slips will be available at the Information Desk and must be turned in at least 1 day prior to the program. All attendees need to register.

Mine at Night
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and lay with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities and snacks. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the Information Desk, which must be turned in at least one day prior to the program. Refreshments will be served.

Mine at Night
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Teen Games After-Hours
Share this program
Friday July 25, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Join us for an after-hours evening of all kinds of games from board games to video games and more! You'll use our library server to play Minecraft with teens from another CCPL branch and compete in a Nerf® war through the whole library! We will provide plenty of snacks to keep your strength up. Refreshments will be served.

Work with a Master Gardener
Share this program
Saturday July 26, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Work with a Master Gardener at the Eldersburg Branch Library's Native Garden. The Carroll County Master Gardeners will be available for your questions while maintaining our garden from 9 - 11 am. Service hours are available for students ages 12 - 17. Wear your work clothes and bring gardening gloves. All attendees need to register.

Saturday Storytime: Cats
Share this program
Saturday July 26, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Victoria Vox at the Library!
Share this program
Saturday July 26, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Please join us for a terrific concert on the library floor with singer-songwriter-ukulele player Victoria Vox. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

PAWS to Read
Share this program
Saturday July 26, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.

Time Travel with Emily Dickinson
Share this program
Saturday July 26, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Literature and history spring to life in this celebration of poetry, letters, and times of one of our country's most fascinating literary figures. Join Ms. Mimi Zannino as she embodies the life and times of Emily Dickinson. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Music
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Pete The Cat Storytime
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Register for this event today!
Everyone loves Pete the Cat! Join us for a special storytime dedicated to the books, the music, and
all fun of Pete the Cat! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

On My Own: Under the Sea
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Music
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pete the Cat Storytime
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Register for this event today!
Everyone loves Pete the Cat! Join us for a special storytime dedicated to the books, the music, and all fun of Pete the Cat! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Downhill Racers
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
Register for this event today!
Design, fabricate, and race cars made from plastic bricks and uncommon components! Construct massive cardboard tracks, ramps, tunnels, and traps! Explore gravity and build big! All projects go home! Only kids need to register. This program provided in conjunction with FutureMakers.

Giant Games
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Bored with your usual board games? We're going giant! Try some traditional games on a much bigger scale.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Read with a Furry Friend
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
Monday afternoons are a time to read to a therapy dog provided by KPETS. Let the dogs help you reach your reading goal this summer – they are wonderful listeners! Weather-permitting, we will meet in the shady park in front of the library. (Rainy days we will meet inside the library.)

Story Maker
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Register for this event today!
Want to learn some tips and tricks for telling better stories? Join the fun as we learn the basics. Learn how to choose stories, practice techniques, and create make-and-take storytelling props. We'll finish with a short performance - emphasizing fun!

Minecraft Mondays
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come play Minecraft with other gamers on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in Creative Mode and some in Survival Mode.

Big Top Circus Party
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Register for this event today!
Ever wanted to join the circus? Now you can—at the library! Learn cool tricks, win prizes, and have your face painted! Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

FutureFab: Robot Art and Electronics Lab
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Register for this event today!
Design and build a spinning, glowing hypnotic kinetic sculpture using LEDs, motors, and everyday materials. Learn how circuits and simple mechanisms combine to create amazing, interactive artworks. All projects go home. Only kids need to register. This program provided in conjunction with FutureMakers.

Minecraft Mondays
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Register for this event today!
Come play Minecraft with other gamers on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in Creative Mode and some in Survival Mode.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Share this program
Monday July 28, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and enlightening evening of discussion of this month's book. New members are always welcome!

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Zoo
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
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.

Story Pals: Under the Sea
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cows
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Cupcake Challenge
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 13
Register for this event today!
Starry Night Bakery joins us to give participants tips and pointers to help them produce amazing cupcakes that will stand up to any challenge. All attendees need to register.

On My Own: Cows
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Explosive Science
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
Join us for as we try out some explosive, slimy and spectacular science experiments.

Getting Graphic: Drawing Comics and Manga
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
A beginner's course in drawing for comic books, graphic novels, and manga.

Magic: The Gathering®
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Bring your own card deck to face off against other Magic fans during this casual, drop-in event. Learn the basics of this popular trading card game or improve your strategy as you battle new opponents. Refreshments will be served.

Cupcake Challenge
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Starry Night Bakery joins us to give participants tips and pointers to help them produce amazing cupcakes that will stand up to any challenge. All attendees need to register.

Evening Storytime: Under the Sea
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Unwined at Your Library
Share this program
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
Take some special time for yourself as we recycle wine corks into wine stoppers and make some wine charms to decorate your special wine glasses. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Music
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Under the Sea
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Music
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Playground
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Cows
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Weird Science (Reference Center)
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Don’t be blinded by Science! Learn all about how to use the Science Reference Center, the library’s premium, online Science database, to find up to date, full-text articles from trustworthy, printable sources. Other free library resources will also be discussed in this fun, informal session. All attendees need to register.

Drop-In Crafts
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us in making some fun, kid friendly crafts. It's a perfect way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Zoo
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Community Kitchen Care and Share
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Help build a sense of community by sharing ideas, recipes, and kitchen gadgets. Bring a dish and its recipe to share along with anything from your kitchen to swap or share with friends.

Evening Storytime: Cows
Share this program
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cows
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Under the Sea
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Music
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Under the Sea
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Mount Airy Senior Center for a discussion of this month's book!

Beginner's Martial Arts with Tristar
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 9
Register for this event today!
Learn the basics that will make you a little ninja! Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class. Loose-fitting pants or shorts are encouraged. Only kids need to register.

Harry Potter Palooza
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come visit our Hogwarts and Diagon Alley for crafts, activities, games and tasty snacks. Come in costume if you'd like! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Under the Sea
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Beginner's Martial Arts with Tristar
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 9
Register for this event today!
Learn the basics that will make you a little ninja! Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class. Loose-fitting pants or shorts are encouraged. Only kids need to register.

Chicken Little Was Right – The Sky Is Falling!
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we explore things like comets (by making one), asteroids and the dinosaurs, and any upcoming meteor showers. We will also play Guess the Meteorite! Only kids need to register

Hardware Jewelry
Share this program
Thursday July 31, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Come and create some unique jewelry with alcohol inks and metal washers. All supplies will be provided.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

On My Own: Playground
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Songs, Stories, & Seniors
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Chocolate and Chat
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for an informal book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next! Refreshments will be served.

Doctor Who Hullabaloo
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Register for this event today!
Celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who with fellow fans! Join us for Time Lord trivia, duct tape bow ties, a monster hunt, and much more. Costumes are encouraged!

Writer's Circle
Share this program
Friday August 1, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join a group of folks who meet monthly to encourage each other. Personal writing is as easy as PIE: purpose, idea, and example! No previous experience is needed. Just bring a pen, notebook, or laptop.

Saturday Storytime: Music
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Playdough Play Day
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 10
Learn how to make your own playdough! We will provide a variety of recipes, a make-your-own activity for uncooked dough, and plenty of toys and tools for hands-on fun! Dress to get messy and don't miss the fun!

The Bitter Fruits: A Civil War Story of Tragedy & Triumph
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us as the bittersweet story of Annie and James Colwell comes to life. After Fort Sumter was attacked in 1861, many Americans were moved to join the fight. James Colwell, a well respected attorney, husband, and father of four, enlisted in the Union Army in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and then shared his intentions with his wife for the fist time. Their sympathies and sentiments differed on the conflict, as she hailed from Baltimore. Their letters to each other are chronicled in the book The Bitter Fruits which was based upon the master's thesis of a descendant, then expanded and published by the Cumberland County Historical Society in 1998. The book will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Chocolate 101
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
Put your chocolate knowledge to the test while you enjoy lots of tasting! Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Movie Matinee: Frozen
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Beat the summer heat with this cool Academy Award winning family movie! We’ll provide the popcorn! This movie is rated PG. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

The Bitter Fruits: A Civil War Story of Tragedy & Triumph
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join us as the bittersweet story of Annie and James Colwell comes to life. After Fort Sumter was attacked in 1861, many Americans were moved to join the fight. James Colwell, a well respected attorney, husband, and father of four, enlisted in the Union Army in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and then shared his intentions with his wife for the first time. Their sympathies and sentiments differed on the conflict, as she hailed from Baltimore. Their letters to each other are chronicled in the book The Bitter Fruits which was based upon the master's thesis of a descendant, then expanded and published by the Cumberland County Historical Society in 1998. The book will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Buddhist Meditation
Share this program
Saturday August 2, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you ever been interested in meditation or Buddhism? Craig Storti of the International Meditation Center will join us at Taneytown Branch Library to share his expertise. He will start with an introduction to the concepts of Buddhism and why meditation is so essential, followed by a meditation practice session. There will be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more.

Read and Play
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Seasons
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Animate
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Register for this event today!
A fun computer class where you can learn to make your own cartoons with Pivot Stickfigure Animator! All attendees need to register.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

On My Own: Sports
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Seasons
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Wild Adaptations
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Register for this event today!
Participants will have a chance to learn more about the behaviors and body parts that allow wild animals to survive in a variety of different ways. Participants will also learn to identify animals by their pelts, tracks, and even their scat! After learning about animal survival behaviors, participants can test their own survival skills as they become an animal in an interactive game. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 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 Advisory Board
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Looking for a leadership role in planning library teen programming? Need service hours? Consider our Teen Advisory Board. Refreshments will be served.

Family Dance Party
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Put on your dancing shoes, bring your family, and celebrate the dog days of summer with us. You don't have to be a great dancer, just come and participate for the fun of it. We will do the Macarena, the Chicken Dance, the Twist, and many others. Don't know how to do these? Relax, we'll teach you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

North Carroll Knitters Night
Share this program
Monday August 4, 2014
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
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Epic Photo
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Register for this event today!
In this class, learn how to transform average photos into epic photos using free editing software. All attendees need to register.

Move and Learn: Picnic
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
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.

Story Pals: Sports
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Beach
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cats
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Opposites
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Beach
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Cats
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

4-H Cornapalooza!
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Register for this event today!
Popcorn, sweet corn, Indian corn, field corn, and much more! Corn is used more than just to eat off the cob. Explore the world of corn as we look into what products use corn, how corn has other uses than just eating and we'll even roll up our sleeves to make our own corn tortillas! Refreshments will be served. This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Only kids need to register.

4-H Entomology: Amazing Insects
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Register for this event today!
Summer is the time for INSECTS! Participants can learn about some local insects and the roles they play in the world. Hands-on activities and games will teach participants why these little critters are such a big deal! This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program.

Code It @ the Library
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
Register for this event today!
Explore Scratch, a popular educational programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. By simply dragging together colored blocks of code, you can learn computer programming concepts and make cool games and animations. Create a playable game using step by step instructions or design your own. This program will be held monthly with multiple projects offered. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Giant Games
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Love games? Then try out giant versions of Jenga, Battleship, and Scrabble.

Doctor Who?
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction show in all
of television history, and we're holding a party to celebrate
the good Doctor's many accomplishments in anticipation of his
51st year! We will have crafts and activities, food and
prizes, and we encourage you to come in your favorite costume
from the show! Refreshments will be served.

Counting Stars and Other Bedtime Math
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Can you count all the stars in the sky? Probably not, but we've got great bedtime stories and games that prove you can have a good time trying. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Sports
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Night Owls
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Hey all of you teen night owls, looking for a place to spend some time during the evening and have fun? Come to the library and hang out with friends. Join us in the young adult department for a make-and-take craft and even try a board game. The possibilities are endless, so don’t miss out!

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Certified septic system installer and inspector George Schooley, Legacy Septic & Excavation, will share information on how your septic system works and the proper maintenance needed to keep your septic system working properly. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation on the care of septic systems followed by a Q&A session.

Teen Writing Group
Share this program
Tuesday August 5, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Share your stories! Join other teen writers and share your work, give and receive feedback, as well as talk about your writing process. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Snowballs and Stories
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Bring a beach towel and head on in for snowballs and stories shared with our summer volunteers! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Seasons
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Epic Video
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 13
Register for this event today!
Learn how to use Windows Movie Maker to apply awesome effects and transitions to your videos! All attendees need to register.

Story Pals: Sports
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Seasons
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Beach
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cats
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Cats
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

4-H Cornapalooza!
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Register for this event today!
Popcorn, sweet corn, Indian corn, field corn, and much more! Corn is used more than just to eat off the cob. Explore the world of corn as we look into what products use corn, how corn has other uses than just eating and we'll even roll up our sleeves to make our own corn tortillas! This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Refreshments will be served.

Seriously Inadvisable Science
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Register for this event today!
Want to make a bang at the library? Join us for some experiments we wouldn’t recommend for home, but will be a blast in our courtyard!

Drop-In Crafts
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us in making some fun, kid friendly crafts. It's a perfect way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jaime Ford
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
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.

Grow It, Cook It
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Grow. Cook. Eat. It's that simple and kids can do it too! We'll read a fun story and plant some vegetable seeds to watch grow. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Pajama Party Storytime
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
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.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Special Program: Grow It, Cook It
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Cats
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Nutrition Q & A
Share this program
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
Elisabeth D'Alto, Martin's In-Store Nutritionist, will lead a question and answer session about nutrition, food, and health. She will also talk about some popular nutrition books available at the library.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cats
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

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

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

Story Pals: Sports
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Summer Fun Day!
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come celebrate the dog days of summer between 10 AM - 11:30 AM! We'll have face painting as well as warm weather crafts and activities. Outside we'll have some fun water play, weather permitting, so come prepared to get wet! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Seasons
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Sports
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Sports
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. Are you up to the challenge of competing against the clock to complete a game in 60 seconds? In MTWI: Farm Edition all the games have a focus of learning a little more about Maryland agriculture, while testing your skills to complete the challenge. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! A Celebrating America program.

Star Wars Spectacular
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Calling all Jedi Knights! Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars fun. This program is for all ages and all fans. May the Force be with you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Techno-Storytime
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Forget what you know about storytime. This is an interactive story telling experience that incorporates the latest technology. We're swapping our books out for computers, our nursery rhymes for techno music. We're all plugged in and ready to go... all we need is you! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Canning!
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This program is a brief overview of current food preservation practices. We will explore some of the current modes of canning that folks are using that may need some tuning up to adhere to safe preservation principles. Join University of Maryland Extension educators in our discussion of the truths versus myths of home food preservation. A Celebrating America program.

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

Needle Nuts
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Wanted: Knitters and crocheters of all levels. Would you like to share your projects and talents with others? Or do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? Then here’s your chance. Grab your needles and yarn (beginning knitters bring size 8 needles, crocheters a size H hook, and worsted weight yarn) and join the rest of us at the Westminster Branch Library the first Thursday of every month.

Teen Volunteer Time
Share this program
Thursday August 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Help the library! We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours! Help the library prepare crafts for storytime, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy!

Bilingual Storytime - in English and ¡Español!
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
¡Hola! Hello! Learning another language is fun and beneficial for growing brains. In this bilingual storytime, presented in English and Spanish, children will listen to cuentos (stories), sing canciones (songs), play juegos (games), and pick up some Spanish along the way. Come join the fun! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Beach
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Beyond the Book
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Beyond the Book takes the traditional storytime and adds some 21st century technology. Learn fun ways you can go Beyond the Book with that special little one in your life. Bring your own tablet or device to Sync Up what you learned afterwards. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Beach
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Mad Scientist Party
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Sync Up
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Learn all about apps and e-picture books that will provide your little ones with 21st century technology to accompany those classic books. With so many tables and devices available to young children, it is important to introduce them to beneficial resources. Join us for the Beyond the Book storytime or just stop by and SYNC UP! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Mad Scientist Party
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

4-H STEM: Learning by Doing
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Participants will have the opportunity to work through the engineering process as they design, build, and test their own mechanical creations! Hands-on activities will encourage participants to try new ideas and observe the results of their work. This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Only kids need to register.

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

Parachute Play
Share this program
Friday August 8, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
Through songs and movement, students learn a healthy message about bullying. Award-winning Kindersinger Pam Minor warms up the audience with several interactive songs where children are cued to participate through certain actions listed in the lyrics. A Port Discovery educator then facilitates an interactive parachute play program combined with song, dance, and physical movement. Only kids need to register.

Saturday Storytime: Seasons
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Adventures of Mirabelle!
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/26/2014.
Mirabelle, the loveable Boston Terrier, from the Happy Dog Adventure series is visiting your library. Mirabelle and her owner Mr. Muller will be on hand to read their books, pose for photos, sign autographs, and give you a sneak preview of Mirabelle's next adventures. You won't want to miss the chance to be part of the adventures of Mirabelle. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Magic: The Gathering®
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for 2 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.

Be a Pokémon® Master!
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Have you ever wanted to have your own adventures in the Pokémon world? Join us at the library to try a tabletop Pokémon® RPG and see how well you do. We will have a game master to lead you through the game, and will have pre-generated characters if you don't want to make one yourself. Don't miss out on the fun!

Modern Board Games at the Library
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

The Adventures of Mirabelle!
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/26/2014.
Mirabelle, the loveable Boston Terrier, from the Happy Dog Adventure series is visiting your library. Mirabelle and her owner Mr. Muller will be on hand to read their books, pose for photos, sign autographs, and give you a sneak preview of Mirabelle's next adventures. You won't want to miss the chance to be part of the adventures of Mirabelle. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Free Spirit Book Club: Return to Oakpine by Ron Carlson
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion about our chosen book.

PAWS to Read
Share this program
Saturday August 9, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 7/26/2014.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pigs in the Library!
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
Penelope is back! Come learn interesting facts about kunekune pigs who originated in New Zealand. We will read stories, sing songs, and, of course, meet Penelope. Don't forget your camera! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Bon Appétit!
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 13
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
Love local fresh vegetables and fruits? Want to learn to prepare impressive, but easy, gourmet dishes to impress your friends and family? Want to learn some kitchen basics? Join the fun in this special farm-to-table program for tweens as we cook up delicious nut-free, vegetarian recipes. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Early Childhood Music: Rhythm, Music, and Movement for Young Children
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
Introduce your child to the joys of music through songs, rhythm, and movement in a fun environment that encourages musical exploration and growth. Join members of the Carroll County String Project as they guide your child towards a lifetime love of music! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition!
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
Ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. Are you up to the challenge of competing against the clock to complete a game in 60 seconds? In MTWI: Farm Edition all the games have a focus of learning a little more about Maryland agriculture, while testing your skills to complete the challenge. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! A Celebrating America program.

Game Night at the Library
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Playing board games live versus online creates a fun environment where just interacting with the people you live near can significantly strengthen your community, spur organization, and build friendships. Stop by for game night at the Finksburg Branch Library!

North Carroll Writers Group
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. We meet semi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

Pajama Storytime
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
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 milk. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Craft It Yourself: Alcohol Ink
Share this program
Monday August 11, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Learn how to use special inks and rubbing alcohol to create beautiful tiles that can be used as coasters, trivets, or whatever else you can think up! All materials will be provided.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Playground
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
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.

Story Pals: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Music
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Zoo
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Music
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Anime, Manga, and Gaming
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Looking for a place to meet with fellow otaku? Join us to watch, draw, and discuss your favorite anime and manga. We may also get into cosplay, webcomics, video games, and other aspects of Japanese culture. Refreshments will be served.

Get Your Game On
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Break out the controllers and get your game on. See what's just come in, challenge friends to a classic, or just crash the party for wi-fi with your own portable system. Now with more Minecraft!

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you own a smartphone, iPad, e-reader, or tablet and want to learn how to access free digital content through the library? Bring your device in and learn how to download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines to your device in this hands-on program.

Evening Storytime: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Mini Shadow Box Fridge Magnet
Share this program
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/29/2014.
Make mini shadow box fridge magnets to display vacation memories, remember special occasions, and more, with a combination of photographs and small mementos! All supplies will be provided. Please bring a photograph that can be made into a 2-inch circle sticker. If you don't have a photo, a magazine can be used. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Construction
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Construction
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: Digging to America by Anne Tyler
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center.

Read and Play
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Cows
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Music
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Music
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Minion Madness
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/30/2014.
Join us for a Minion-themed party, full of our favorite yellow friends! Defeat the evil purple Minions, play fun games, make a craft, and eat some Minion munchies! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Drop-In Crafts
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us in making some fun, kid friendly crafts. It's a perfect way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Create a Pot
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/30/2014.
Come and decorate a pot for your favorite plant. Pots and supplies will be provided. A Celebrating America program.

Evening Storytime: Zoo
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Playground
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Music
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
Share this program
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Music
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Baby Rembrandts
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
It’s a beautiful mess! Come for an hour of stories, finger painting, collage and decorate a mural for our library! Let’s play and experiment with different art mediums. There will be no limit to the good times and beauty that we can create together. Please remember to wear clothing that is paint and mess friendly. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Construction
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
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 (8/28/14 from 5:30-7:30 PM) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Drop-In Knitting
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Walk and Talk: Belle Grove Square
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Come explore the variety of trees and shrubs found around the Belle Grove Square area of Westminster with Steve Allgeier, Horticulture Consultant for the University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County. The traveling discussion will focus on common and unusual woody plants found in that area. This event is co-sponsored by the Westminster Tree Commission, Carroll County Forestry Board, and the University of Maryland Carroll County Extension.

Learn How to Arrange Summer Flowers
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/31/2014.
Join the experts from the Silver Fancy Garden Club as they demonstrate how to create lovely summer flower arrangements. Make a small arrangement to take home. All supplies will be provided; just bring your imagination and desire to create!

Summer Crafting!: Make a Wine Bottle Bud Vase
Share this program
Thursday August 14, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Looking to add a little sparkle and shine to your home this summer? Join us as we make and take some beautiful DIY art projects.