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Read and Play
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Wednesday August 27, 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.

Introduction to Dance
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Wednesday August 27, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
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Join Merritt Dance Academy staff in this fun introduction to several dance forms. Ballet, tap, and creative movement techniques will be explored. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
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Wednesday August 27, 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.

Bounce Into Books
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Wednesday August 27, 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.

Introduction to Dance
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Wednesday August 27, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
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Join Merritt Dance Academy staff in this fun introduction to several dance forms. Ballet, tap, and creative movement techniques will be explored. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Story Pals: Music
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Wednesday August 27, 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: Construction
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Wednesday August 27, 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: Construction
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Wednesday August 27, 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.

Evening Storytime: Playground
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Wednesday August 27, 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: Cows
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Wednesday August 27, 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: Construction
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Wednesday August 27, 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
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Wednesday August 27, 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.

Story Pals: Construction
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Thursday August 28, 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: Playground
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Thursday August 28, 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.

Kindermusik
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Thursday August 28, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
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Music educator Jenny Lipetzky brings fun musical play to the library! Experience an incredible bonding experience with your child through a unique blend of creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component. Your child’s growth and development will be stimulated and all senses engaged. This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
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Thursday August 28, 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 28, 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.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Spider Woman's Daughter by Anne Hillerman
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Thursday August 28, 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!

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
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Thursday August 28, 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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday August 28, 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: Pets
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Thursday August 28, 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.

On My Own: Music
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Friday August 29, 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
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Friday August 29, 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Music
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Friday August 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.

Work with a Master Gardener
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Saturday August 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 2, 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
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Tuesday September 2, 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: Farm
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Tuesday September 2, 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: ABCs
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Tuesday September 2, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Food
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Tuesday September 2, 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
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Tuesday September 2, 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
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Tuesday September 2, 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: Colors
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Tuesday September 2, 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.

Story Pals: Dads
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Tuesday September 2, 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: Food
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Tuesday September 2, 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: Dads
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Tuesday September 2, 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.

Evening Storytime: ABCs
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Tuesday September 2, 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: Retro Gaming
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Tuesday September 2, 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!

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday September 2, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Join other teen writers and share your work, give and receive feedback, as well as talk about the writing process. Refreshments will be served.

The Faith Club: The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom, led by Libby Fuss
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Tuesday September 2, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at The Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 3, 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.

Ready, Set...School: Colors
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Wednesday September 3, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Story Pals: Autumn
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Wednesday September 3, 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: ABCs
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Wednesday September 3, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story time: Farm
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Wednesday September 3, 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: Autumn
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Wednesday September 3, 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
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Wednesday September 3, 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
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Wednesday September 3, 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: Food
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Wednesday September 3, 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: Dads
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Wednesday September 3, 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.

Solutions to Joint Pain and Stiffness
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Wednesday September 3, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Do you find yourself slowing down and being side-lined because of joint pain and stiffness? Come and learn about some common causes of arthritis and how you can stay in the game of life by caring for your joints. We will explore some of the current treatments and recommendations for maintaining bone and joint health.

On My Own: Dads
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Wednesday September 3, 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.

Evening Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday September 3, 2014
Finksburg 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: Colors
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Wednesday September 3, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Defending Jacob by William Landay
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Wednesday September 3, 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. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Pajama Party Storytime : Farm
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Wednesday September 3, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

From Our Table to Yours: Share, Swap, & Take
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Thursday September 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have an abundance of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from your garden? Consider sharing them with others! On Thursdays during September and October, the lobby of the Eldersburg Branch Library will have a table where you can share items from your home garden. We encourage community members to share, swap, and take what you are interested in trying!

Read and Play
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Thursday September 4, 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: Dads
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Thursday September 4, 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: Colors
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Thursday September 4, 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: ABCs
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Thursday September 4, 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 adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Food
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Thursday September 4, 2014
Mount Airy 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story time: Farm
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Thursday September 4, 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: Autumn
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Thursday September 4, 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
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Thursday September 4, 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: ABCs
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Thursday September 4, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: ABCs
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Thursday September 4, 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.

Music for Me!
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Thursday September 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Let's make some beautiful music together! Members of the Carroll County String Project will be here to tell you all about how pianos and violins work. They'll play some tunes and you might even get a chance to try the instruments! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Paint with Artful Libations
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Thursday September 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Come try a FREE painting session, courtesy of Artful Libations. You’ll create an original 8 x 10 acrylic painting surrounded by other adventurous and/or budding artists with various painting skills. We have a step-by-step process that can make an artist out of anyone, and send you home with your very own creation to hang on your wall! All your supplies (canvas, paint, and brushes) will be supplied. For a gallery of paintings and photos of previous sessions, please visit www.tutoringart.com

Needle Nuts
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Thursday September 4, 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 the first Thursday of every month.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Thursday September 4, 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!

Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy's Mommy and Me
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Friday September 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 24 Months - 3
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Mommy and child can enjoy a fun-filled activity and, at the same time, develop movement awareness, motor skills, balance, coordination, flexibility, and agility. Please wear loose fitting pants or shorts. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

On My Own: Food
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Friday September 5, 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.

Preschool Science: Milk Science
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Friday September 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover science concepts with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Friday September 5, 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.

Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy's Tiny Tigers
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Friday September 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program focuses on motor skills as well as listening and taking turns. Loads of fun for the preschool-aged child. Please wear loose fitting pants or shorts. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Food
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Friday September 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.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday September 5, 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!

Writer's Circle
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Friday September 5, 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. No previous experience is necessary. Just bring a pen, notebook, or laptop.

Saturday Storytime: Autumn
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Saturday September 6, 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
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Saturday September 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Taneytown 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!

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Saturday Storytime: Special Program - Story Walk
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

Story Walk
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For All Ages
Discover a new way to experience a book with your child. This interactive trip through a favorite picture book will include reading, walking, and hands-on activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

First-Time Home Buyers
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for this informative session for first-time home buyers. A panel of experts will be on hand to advise you and answer your questions. Topics covered include the mortgage lending process, title company procedures, home inspections, and real estate sale and buying options.

Grandparents/Special Friend Celebration
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Saturday September 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
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Bring your grandparents or special older friend to our celebration of Grandparents Day. We will read a story, play Grandparents Bingo, and make a special craft to honor our grandparents. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday September 8, 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.

Read and Play
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Monday September 8, 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: All About Me
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Monday September 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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.

Growing Up Wild: Deep Blue Sea
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Monday September 8, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around us! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Bears
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Monday September 8, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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: All About Me
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Monday September 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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 Riding Hood
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Monday September 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
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Little Red Riding Hood's healthy habits help her move faster than the unhealthy Wolf. Hear the story of Little Red Riding Hood and have the opportunity to hold the large, cardboard puppets as the story is told. There will be a short discussion on My Plate and healthy choices for meals and snacks. Children will make a trail mix to enjoy and take home some materials on My Plate to share with parents and guardians. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Medicare Savings and You
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Monday September 8, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you or someone you know need help paying Medicare expenses or Part D prescription drugs? Learn about Medicare savings programs and how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud and abuse. A Q&A session will be available at the end of this program.

Earthworm Science!
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Monday September 8, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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How long do earthworms live? Do they have eyes? Can earthworms freeze? Join us for an hour of stories and activities about that very special backyard friend: the earthworm. Come prepared to meet a few of these creatures up close and help us to create an earthworm habitat to be able to observe the ways that they help create the soil on our planet. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 8, 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.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday September 8, 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
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Monday September 8, 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.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday September 8, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 9, 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
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Tuesday September 9, 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: Reptiles
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Tuesday September 9, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Bears
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Tuesday September 9, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Tuesday September 9, 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
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Tuesday September 9, 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
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Tuesday September 9, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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: Clothes
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Tuesday September 9, 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.

Story Pals: School Days
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Tuesday September 9, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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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: Pets
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Tuesday September 9, 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: School Days
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Tuesday September 9, 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
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Tuesday September 9, 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.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
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Tuesday September 9, 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: Bears
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Tuesday September 9, 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.

Yo-Yo Club
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Tuesday September 9, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Discover a great time, meet fun people, learn and practice tricks to amaze your friends at our yo-yo club. Please bring your favorite yo-yo. Experts and beginners welcome.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 10, 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.

Ready, Set...School: Clothes
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Story Pals: All About Me
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Wednesday September 10, 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.

Empty Nesters
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The kids are back in school. If you are used to caring for your child all day, but now have a gap of time when you are on your own, are you looking for something to do? Why not come meet other parents who are also in the same boat? Moms and dads need social lives too! We will have a space to chat, sip on some coffee, and have a small craft available. Stop by, meet some new friends, and have fun!

Piney Run Nature Center + Carroll County Public Library = FUN!!!: Apples and Pumpkins
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Calling all children who enjoy great stories and beautiful nature walks! Join CCPL staff as we partner with Piney Run Nature Center staff for special morning activities filled with stories, hikes, crafts, and more. Come to one or all sessions. This is an offsite program held in partnership with and on location at Piney Run Nature Center; park gate fee applies. For details and registration call 410.795.6043 or e-mail mbukowitz@ccg.carr.org. Registration required! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Bears
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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 Story time: Reptiles
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Wednesday September 10, 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: All About
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Wednesday September 10, 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
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Wednesday September 10, 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: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Wednesday September 10, 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
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Wednesday September 10, 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: Pets
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Wednesday September 10, 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: School Days
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Wednesday September 10, 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: School Days
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Wednesday September 10, 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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Code It @ the Library: Python
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Interested in coding but don't know where to start? Come learn as we introduce the Python programming language by building simple programs. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished program to take home.

Evening Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
Finksburg 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 : Reptiles
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday September 10, 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.

From Our Table to Yours: Share, Swap, & Take
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Thursday September 11, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have an abundance of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from your garden? Consider sharing them with others! On Thursdays during September and October, the lobby of the Eldersburg Branch Library will have a table where you can share items from your home garden. We encourage community members to share, swap, and take what you are interested in trying!

Read and Play
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Thursday September 11, 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: School Days
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Thursday September 11, 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: Clothes
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Thursday September 11, 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: Bears
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Thursday September 11, 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 adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Pets
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Thursday September 11, 2014
Mount Airy 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story time: Reptiles
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Thursday September 11, 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: All About Me
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Thursday September 11, 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
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Thursday September 11, 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: Bears
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Thursday September 11, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Bears
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Thursday September 11, 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.

Music and More
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Thursday September 11, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/28/2014.
Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers and more! With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Thursday September 11, 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 (9/25, 10/23, and 11/20) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday September 11, 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday September 11, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/28/2014.
Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program will bring puppies in training for library friends to read to. Only kids need to register.

Monthly Money Talks: Building Investment Income
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Friday September 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2014.
Retirees and pre-retirees, local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw is committed to educating and serving adults concerning retirement. She will begin each talk with Investment Prospectives (IP), a presentation focusing on current financial issues. She will also tackle one important topic each month related to investments/finances. Bring your questions and your friends for open and frank discussions regarding important financial matters.

Babies & Bagels
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Friday September 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join us for breakfast! Come in for an informal playgroup for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Enjoy bagels, orange juice, and adult conversation while the babies play. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Pets
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Friday September 12, 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 at Fairhaven
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Friday September 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2014.
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. This session is held at Fairhaven Assisted Living Center in Sykesville. The elderly residents will join us for the program and visiting afterwards. With an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday September 12, 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.

Ballet Demo
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Friday September 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2014.
Join Tami Gee's Studio of Dance for a class in ballet and creative movement. Wear clothing that you can move freely in. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Narrative Skills
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Friday September 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2014.
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Friday September 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.

Seed Saving and Sharing
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Friday September 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Autumn is here and it's time to harvest your seeds so that you can plan next spring's bounty. Seed saving is a wonderful way to cut costs, but not all seeds can be harvested the same way. Join master gardener Robin Kummer as she discusses the best ways to save your seeds. This program is in anticipation of a seed sharing library that both the Eldersburg Branch Library and Fairhaven Retirement Community will offer in Spring 2015.

Save Money on Your Medicare Expenses
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Friday September 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you or someone you know need help paying for Medicare medical expenses or Part D prescription drugs? Join us at this free one hour workshop to learn about Medicare Savings Programs. Not all of the programs are low-income programs. Also, learn how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud and abuse. There is no cost to apply for these programs and no cost to receive their benefits.

After-Hours Teen Iron Chef
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Friday September 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2014.
Team up and use the provided ingredients within the time limit to create a culinary masterpiece! A prize will be awarded to the winning team. Flashlight tags and other games will also be a part of this awesome evening. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Saturday Storytime: All About Me
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Saturday September 13, 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.

Walk Carroll
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join our friends from The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County for a Walk Carroll event that begins right here at the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us for FREE walks, health information, raffles, and prizes! The first walk will begin at 10 am and the second walk will begin at 11 am. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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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.

Saturday Storytime: Pets
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

Unplug and Play
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Checkers, Chess, Mancala, Chinese Checkers, Yahtzee, Uno, Crazy Eight, Apples to Apples. Whatever your game, we've got them all. Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of classic games. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Be a Pokémon® Master!
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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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
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Westminster's 250th: A Sestercentennial Block Party
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join the City of Westminster in celebrating its rich 250 year history! Step back in time with guided walking tours of downtown every 15 minutes, self-guided tours of the newly renovated City Hall, and music from the Westminster Municipal Band. All activities will be available at City Hall from 1 to 5 pm. In case of rain, activities will be offered on September 14. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

What is Reiki?
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For Adults
Reiki, a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, also promotes healing. George Yeager, a Certified Reiki Master Teacher, will explain how Reiki is based on the idea that an unseen life force energy flows through. If one's life force energy is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress. If our life force energy is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. Begin your journey to self-healing. From 1 to 2:30 pm.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for discussion about our chosen book.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
Registration for this event begins 8/30/2014.
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.

Remembering 9/11
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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For ages 11 - Adults
September 11 is a day that never will be forgotten. Join Shiloh Middle School teacher Michael Chrvala and his students as they share their experiences about their annual journey to the Ground Zero site and meeting the families of many of the fallen firefighters who perished on that fateful day. This year's program will feature special guest speakers who were directly affected by the events of 9/11/2001. Mr. Chrvala’s commitment to remembering the legacy of those lost earned him the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center’s teacher award in 2008-2009. A Celebrating America program.

The British Are Coming! The War of 1812
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Saturday September 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/30/2014.
What would it be like to know the British were advancing? To watch Washington, DC burn? Then to hear the news that defenders stopped them at the Battle of North Pointe and at Fort McHenry? Come celebrate Defender's Day (9/12) and experience the battles through story, food, music, and a giant battle map! Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday September 15, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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: Special - Rembrandt Style
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Monday September 15, 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.

Read and Play - Rembrandt Style!
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Monday September 15, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
For the third Monday of each month, we'll be shaking up our regular Read & Play storytime by making a beautiful mess together! Come for an hour of stories, music, and creative, tactile, fun! There will be no limit to the good times and beauty that we can create together. Please remember to wear clothing that is mess friendly. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Forest
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Monday September 15, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Alphabetic Principle
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Monday September 15, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

On My Own: Colors
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Monday September 15, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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: Forest
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Monday September 15, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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.

Belly Dancing Workshop
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Monday September 15, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Registration for this event begins 9/1/2014.
Come to this fun belly dancing workshop taught by local belly dancer Liz Slaterbeck. You'll learn a bit about the history of belly dancing, see a performance, have a lesson, and then do some dancing too! Only kids need to register. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Medicare 101: Medicare Savings Program
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Monday September 15, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Could you or someone you know use a little help paying for your Medicare related expenses? Join us for a one hour workshop on the state and federal programs that are available to help people pay for Medicare and Part D prescription drugs. Not every program is a low income program nor does every program have an asset test. Additionally, learn how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud and abuse. Come and start saving!

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 15, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning
library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board!
Meetings start with snacks at 3:30, and officially get started
at 3:45. Need service hours? We've got those too! Refreshments
will be served.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Dewey!
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Monday September 15, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join us for a delicious piece of cake as we remember long-time library champion Mary Lou Dewey, after whom the library's park is named. Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday September 15, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Favorite Friends: Janine Scott's Farmer Claude and Farmer Maude
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Monday September 15, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Volunteer Night
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Monday September 15, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours!

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday September 15, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
7:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

Move and Learn: Food
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Tuesday September 16, 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: Colors
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Tuesday September 16, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Dads
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Tuesday September 16, 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
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Tuesday September 16, 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
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Tuesday September 16, 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: Farm
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

Story Pals: Autumn
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Tuesday September 16, 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: Dads
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Tuesday September 16, 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: Autumn
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

Tinker Tots
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2014.
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds their fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. 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.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Pet Crafts
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Make a fun toy for your favorite animal companion to enjoy. While we hope your pets enjoy your creations, please leave them at home for the program.

Evening Storytime: Colors
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

History 101
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Mount Airy Main Street Association for its annual History 101 programming! On Tuesday we will be joined by local author Laurie L.C. Lewis who deals with the War of 1812 era in The Free Men and Dreamers series. On Wednesday local Native American re-enactor Brian Johnson, who will be portraying a Native American during the War of 1812, will be here. On Thursday local author Bob O'Connor will be discussing his new book The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger, Civil War Soldier. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday September 16, 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
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Wednesday September 17, 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.

Ready, Set...School: Farm
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Story Pals: Forest
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Wednesday September 17, 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: Colors
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Wednesday September 17, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story time: Food
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Wednesday September 17, 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: Forest
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Wednesday September 17, 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
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Wednesday September 17, 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
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Wednesday September 17, 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: Dads
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Wednesday September 17, 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: Autumn
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Wednesday September 17, 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.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book! A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

On My Own: Autumn
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Wednesday September 17, 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.

Homeschooler's Class : Edible Plant Parts with Suzanne Barvir
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 11
Join the fun in these literature-based science, social studies, math, and language arts programs!

Medicare 101
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Wednesday September 17, 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.

Evening Storytime: Autumn
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Finksburg 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: Farm
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime : Food
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn how to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

History 101
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Mount Airy Main Street Association for its annual History 101 programming! On Tuesday we will be joined by local author Laurie L.C. Lewis who deals with the War of 1812 era in The Free Men and Dreamers series. On Wednesday local Native American re-enactor Brian Johnson, who will be portraying a Native American during the War of 1812, will be here. On Thursday local author Bob O'Connor will be discussing his new book The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger, Civil War Soldier. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow Your Business in Carroll County
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Wednesday September 17, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you want to be Carroll County’s next business success story? Find out what it takes to start and grow a business in Carroll County. New and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to join Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Startup Local, as he shares information about startup business fundamentals, local small business resources, and how to win $5,000 for your startup business idea by competing in the Carroll Biz Challenge 2014.