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3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Monday April 13, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library and want to teach teens the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this technology of the future. All attendees 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.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Monday April 13, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library and want to teach you the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology. All attendees need to register. 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.

Alphabet Train: Letter M
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Monday March 30, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Alphabet Train: Letters N & O
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Monday April 6, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Alphabet Train: Letters P & Q
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Monday April 13, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Alphabet Train: Letter R
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Monday April 20, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Amazing Alpacas
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For All Ages
Alpacas are wonderful, curious, and luxurious animals that have become popular in the United States in the last 20 years. They are delightful livestock pets for families who would like to have gentle animals for children to manage, for teens to use in 4-H projects, and for adults to learn the wonders and income that can be gained from the fleece that is softer than cashmere, seven times warmer than wool, and hypoallergenic. Come meet a real live alpaca from the Alpacas of Maryland farm in Westminster, MD. Alpacas of Maryland has been in business for over eleven years, started by a family who had previously only owned cats and dogs. Alpacas of Maryland now breeds champion and blue ribbon alpacas, is involved in showing, breeding, fleece production, and community events. Come with all your questions, and see how the alpaca lifestyle is family friendly, fun, and a home business. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

American Girls: Decorate a Cupcake with Grace
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Thursday April 16, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
Registration for this event begins 4/2/2015.
Join us for stories and more. Bring your dolls or dress up. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

American Girls and American History: Samantha (1904)
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 4/4/2015.
Step back in time with your 18-inch doll or toy! Come experience the past with your doll through stories, crafts, and games. Find out what life was like for the American Girl characters in their diverse cultures and time periods in American history. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

booKPETS: Read to a Dog Friend!
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Sunday April 12, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Buddhist Meditation
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you ever been interested in meditation or Buddhism? Craig Storti of the International Meditation Center will join us at Taneytown Branch Library to share his expertise. He will start with an introduction to the concepts of Buddhism and why meditation is so helpful, followed by a meditation practice session. There will also be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more!

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday April 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For Adults
Join us for an informal book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Code It @ the Library: Scratch
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
Registration for this event begins 4/1/2015.
Create a playable game using Scratch, a popular programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. By dragging together colored blocks of code, you can build games and animations while learning computer programming concepts. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Five Senses Spring Craftivities
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Monday April 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Rhyming
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Monday April 20, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 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.

Count on Counted Cross-Stitch
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Monday April 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
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Learn basic needlework skills as we make a cross-stitch piece to take home. Only kids need to register.

Creative Circuits
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Monday March 30, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Explore the playful side of engineering as we create simple circuits and cool projects. 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.

Creative Circuits
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Monday April 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Explore the playful side of engineering as we create simple circuits using snap circuits, squishy circuits, and paper circuits. 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.

Creative Play Time
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Friday April 17, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Play is a fantastic way for children to develop their critical thinking skills. Come join us for an open play time where children can be imaginative and creative while exploring blocks, LEGO® blocks, playdough, and more! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

Discover Science: Bird Beak Buffet
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Friday April 10, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is part of a nature and science series for preschoolers. We will read a story and learn about why birds have different kinds of beaks through hands-on activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

DIY @ Your Library: Decorate a Mug or Glass
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/1/2015.
Come and use your artistic talents to decorate a mug or glass to take home.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday April 9, 2015
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.

E is for Explosion!
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Monday April 6, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 11
Stand back—science is about to happen! We’ll explore a variety of explosive science experiments during this STEAM-themed afternoon of fun. Join us as we blow things up in a constructive way!

Earth Day Extravaganza
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Love crafts? Love the Earth? Stop in for a day of fun-filled crafts! We will learn all about the Earth by making art, bird feeders, and much more. Everyone is welcome to join our efforts to save the Earth! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Easter Egg Extravaganza!
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join us for a fun storytime and craft, followed by an egg hunt in our Children's Department. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Easter Egg Extravaganza!
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join us for a fun storytime and craft, followed by an egg hunt in our Children's Department. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Easter Eggstravaganza
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Monday March 30, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
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Hop on down to the Eldersburg Branch Library to listen to Easter stories and songs. Play a game, make a craft, and of course there will be an Easter egg hunt at our celebration. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Egg Drop Challenge
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 13
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Can you design a container that will protect an egg from a
fall? In the process we will make a hypothesis about what
we think will happen to the egg and learn about inertia,
motion, and gravity. If we make a mess, that's just part of
the STEAM fun! Only kids need to register.

Every Child Ready to Read: Family Yoga
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 4/2/2015.
This program is specifically designed as a child and caregiver class to offer a unique bonding opportunity to both participants. The program was designed by a child development specialist and yoga instructor to ensure that all poses are developmentally appropriate. Parents and other adult caregivers with young children are encouraged to come, relax, and have fun! For adults with children ages birth to five. Siblings are welcome. This program is sponsored in part by an Early Learning Challenge Grant. Refreshments will be served. You can register online, email Ruthanne Lillis rlillis@carr.org, or call 410-386-4450, x7732. Only adults need to register.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Monday March 30, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Monday March 30, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: On the Road
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Baby Animals
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Shapes
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Thursday April 2, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bugs
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Fish
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Monday April 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Fish
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Monday April 6, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bears
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bears
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Family Storytime: Ducks
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Thursday April 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bears
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Friday April 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sheep
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Monday April 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sheep
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Monday April 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Shapes
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Thursday April 16, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Family Storytime: Bugs
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Favorite Friends: Salina Yoon's Penguin books
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Five Senses Spring Craftivities
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Monday April 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Bring all of your senses with you to the library and smell, touch, hear, taste, and see spring. You will have the opportunity to make fun spring crafts, such as a rainbow streamer plate, flower prints, and more! Smell our spring scented playdough, explore spring in a sensory bin, plant a seed, and make seed tape to plant in your garden at home. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. This program is part of the Come Learn with Me @ the Library series.

Free Spirit Book Club: Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book.

Getting Started with Your Genealogy
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/4/2015.
If you have thought about searching for your ancestors but did not know how to start, this presentation will kick-off your research with five easy steps! Why genealogy is important, how you begin your search, forms used in genealogy, resources and record types, citing your sources, and how to improve your skills will all be covered. A Celebrating America program.

Growing Up Wild: From Egg to Empty Nest
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Monday March 30, 2015
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 through stories and activities. Help your child discover the wonders of nature. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Growing Up Wild: Pond Life
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Monday April 13, 2015
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 through stories and activities. Help your child discover the wonders of nature. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Harry Potter Games
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Friday April 10, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Ever wished you weren’t a Muggle? Join us for a teens-only celebration of the world of Harry Potter. We’ll explore all kinds of Potter-themed games, test your trivia knowledge, and make some magical mementos to take home! Refreshments will be served.

Health & Fitness Fun with Victoria Barry
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Friday April 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join Victoria Barry Community Health Improvement Areas and Events Specialist from the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County for a fun and informative session on getting and staying fit and healthy.

Hedgehog Storytime and Visit
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come to the library for a special extra-prickly storytime! We'll learn all about adorable hedgehogs through stories, rhyme, song, and then be visited by Nutmeg - a real pet hedgehog and her owner! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Homeschoolers' Class: Engineering Challenge
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
Registration for this event begins 4/1/2015.
Join the fun in these hands-on, educational programs! Topics vary month to month.

How to Become a Published Author
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For Adults
Designed for authors who have completed their manuscripts, this intensive 1.5 hour program will help guide you through the myriad of publishing options available to authors today. Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar and provides you with an opportunity to ask questions so that you can make your publishing decisions with confidence.

How to Turn Your Book Into a Feature Film
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
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For Adults
As a writer/author, have you ever wondered what it would be like to see your book (published or unpublished) on the silver screen? Most authors have…it’s part of the joy of writing. Have you also wondered about the process and if it’s even possible? Well, wonder no more! Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar explaining all the details of the filmmaking process and what you can do to turn your book or manuscript into a feature length film.

How to Turn Your Book into a Feature Film
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For Adults
As a writer/author, have you ever wondered what it would be like to see your book (published or unpublished) on the silver screen? Most authors have…it’s part of the joy of writing. Have you also wondered about the process and if it’s even possible? Well, wonder no more! Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing & Maple Creek Media, presents this seminar explaining all the details of the filmmaking process and what you can do to turn your book or manuscript into a feature length film.

Isn't it Romantic? Publishing in the Romance Genre
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Sunday April 19, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For Adults
The Washington Romance Writers roll back into town for the third consecutive year to share the latest tips and tricks for writing and publishing. Authors published in a variety of formats (traditional, digital-first, self-published, agented/unagented) will share their experiences in the ever-changing landscape of twenty-first century publishing. Bring your questions and be prepared for a rollicking good time. Last year's panel even had to be shushed by the librarian to end on time!

Junior Gardener's Workshop: Dish Gardens
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 3/31/2015.
Learn to make your own dish garden! The Silver Fancy Garden Club will share expertise and tips to help you express your creativity. All supplies will be provided.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday April 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity!

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday April 18, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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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.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday April 11, 2015
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.

Medicare 101
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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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.

Meet Author Tom Glenn
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For Adults
Join us in welcoming author Tom Glenn as he presents The Forgotten Discipline: Fiction Craftsmanship, a lecture with slides and handouts. Intended to help writers get published, this program focuses on the mechanics of fiction - formatting, copy editing, structure, and dialogue.

Minecraft at Night
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Mini Medieval Madness
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 7 - 13
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Can you construct a medieval siege weapon to defeat your foes? We will construct tiny siege weapons from everyday objects and wage war in the library! Whose tiny weapon will be the most accurate? Who will win the tiny war? Come explore the mechanics behind these historical devices and tinker to make your own. Only kids need to register.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book.

Move and Learn: Shapes
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Sweet Treats
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects and patterns. Please join us.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday April 6, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday April 13, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Painted Screens of Baltimore
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Thursday April 2, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Local artist Anna Pasqualucci will demonstrate the folk art of
painting screens as well as discuss the
history and popularity of painted screens in Baltimore.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bugs
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Baby Animals
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: On the Road
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Mice
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Friends
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Ducks
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

PAWS to Read
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Perler® Bead Workshop
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 4/2/2015.
Use Perler® Beads to create keychains, magnets, or coasters of your favorite video game and TV characters. Design templates will be available, or create something of your own invention!

Piano Music by Lydia Bandy
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Sunday April 19, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Lydia Bandy, local piano teacher, composer, and performer will fill the library with the sounds of classical, jazz, and popular music. Lydia will also have CDs available for purchase. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Play Baby Play
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Friday April 10, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Poems for Pancakes
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Thursday April 2, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Poem for a pancake/Get 'em while they're hot/Just come and read a poem/Come give it a shot! No starving artists in the library; read an original composition or an old favorite and we'll make a piping hot pancake for you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Poems for Pancakes
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Poem for a pancake/Get 'em while they're hot/Just come and read a poem/Come give it a shot! No starving artists in the library; read an original composition or an old favorite, and we'll make a piping hot pancake for you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Poems for Popcorn
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Monday April 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Sing a song of popcorn / Recite a poem for me / And when your rhyme is over / A bag of popcorn you will see. Help us celebrate National Poetry Month by reading an original poem or an old favorite, and get a bag of popcorn! Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. From 5 - 8 pm.

Preschool Egg Hunt
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Saturday April 4, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 1 - 5
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Join the fun as we celebrate spring with a story, an easy craft, an egg hunt for preschoolers, and a treat. We'll start in the meeting room and hold our egg hunt on the floor of the library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Preschool Math
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Monday April 20, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Help your preschool child discover math fun with lots of hands-on activities. Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience. With an adult caregiver.

Preschool Science: Earthworm Science
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Friday April 17, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 4/3/2015.
Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience as we study earthworms. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Princess Party
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Monday March 30, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Celebrate your favorite princess (or prince) at this fairytale-themed party! We’ll enjoy princess stories, projects, games, and snacks together. Your little prince or princess is welcome to dress up—costumes make everything more fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Puppetry 101
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Monday April 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 8
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Do you like puppets? Come join us in creating different kinds of puppets that you can use to put on your own show. You can try them out at our puppet theater. Only kids need to register.

Rainbow Book Club: If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
You are invited to join the Rainbow Book Club as we discuss and explore a variety of LGBTQ related titles, stories, and topics in a safe and respectful environment. This program is open to adults of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The Rainbow Book Club is presented by PFLAG Westminster - Carroll County and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

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

Read and Play
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Monday March 30, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday April 6, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Read and Play
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday April 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Friday April 17, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday April 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive
books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup
activities which allow children to practice skills and
socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Read to a Dog
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends. Therapy dog/s available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday April 9, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
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Read to a puppy from the Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program.

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

Ready Set School: On the Road
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Baby Animals
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

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

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

Ready Set School: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Friends
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Chicks & Chickens
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

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

Ready Set School: Outer Space
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Monday April 13, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Bunnies
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Shapes
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Ready Set School: Friends
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Monday April 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Remembering John Hanson
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Monday April 13, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Born in Maryland in 1715, John Hanson was a merchant and active public official during the American Revolution. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1779, and was President of the United States in Congress Assembled from 1781-1782. Join biographer and author Peter Michael as he delves into the history of this first president. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program. A Celebrating America program.

Retirement by Design
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Monday April 20, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/6/2015.
Do you wonder...Am I saving enough for retirement? Will I ever be able to retire? When should I take Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? In recognition of Money Smart Week, local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw will address important financial topics in a two-part series that is designed for those who are saving, getting ready, or living in retirement. Don't be shy. Bring your spouse and friends to hear about these important financial matters. All attendees need to register.

Ringing in Spring
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Thursday April 2, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come ring in spring with The Carroll Lutheran School. The fourth grade class of CLS will entertain us with their bell ringing repertoire, while fellow students dazzle us with their glorious singing. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Rockets to the Rescue
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Saturday April 4, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Your help is needed! We're looking for young science fans to embark on an engineering adventure. Utilizing a few pieces of PVC pipe and recycled materials, attendees will design and build stomp rockets and create a plan of how rockets could deliver food to an island during a crisis. This program is presented by a representative of Carroll County 4-H. Only kids need to register.

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 4, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Scratch Coding
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Monday March 30, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Create a playable game using Scratch, a popular programming language. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Septic System Workshop
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Certified septic system installer and inspector George Schooley of Legacy Septic & Excavation will share information on how your septic system works and the proper maintenance needed to keep it working properly. Mr. Schooley will do a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday April 13, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (3/23,4/27, and 5/18) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Songs, Stories, and Seniors
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Friday April 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - Adults
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in a retirement program at Westminster Senior Center. Come and join us for some great fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Spring Fling
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Monday April 6, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Spring is in full swing! Join us for fun spring crafts, games, an egg hunt, and a special treat. Don't miss the fun! Activities from 1 - 2:30 PM. Refreshments will be served.

Spring Into Health Fair and Walk
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join Walk Carroll to learn about local, low-cost resources to get and stay healthy this spring. Free kids' activities and health information for all ages. Walks for people at all physical activity levels; strollers welcome! Learn about new walking clubs and the Walk Carroll 2015 community walking program. Presented by the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County.

Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Strawbees Challenge
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Create engineering marvels with straws! Strawbees are fantastic for makers of all ages. Dream big, build bigger!

Taneytown Adult Book Discussion Group: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome! A Celebrating America program.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday April 6, 2015
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.

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

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday April 13, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions and ideas with library staff about books, movies, music, and programs you'd like to see here at the Finksburg Branch. Get an application from the Information Desk and find out more.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
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!

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

The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy
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Saturday April 4, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
What is DNA and how is it used for genealogy? Our speaker, Eileen Souza, owner of Old Bones Genealogy and President of the Carroll County Genealogical Society, will discuss what test to take and how to use the results. She will answer your questions using a non-technical, genealogy-oriented approach.

The Charles Eron Jazz Collective
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Sunday April 12, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
The Charles Eron Jazz Collective will play jazz standards, contemporary, and original compositions in the café area of the library. Spend a Sunday afternoon listening to McDaniel graduate Charles Eron, along with Jon Seligman on drums and Alex Weber on bass. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

The Faith Club: Shikoku
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
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. This spring the group will be continuing its series focusing on the six-segments of the PBS documentary Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler, which covers the most spectacular pilgrimages in the world. A discussion will follow each segment. 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.


The Pratt’s Central Branch: Your State Library Resource Center
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Monday April 20, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
7:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Malissa Ruffner, CG will give an overview of the holdings of the Enoch Pratt State Library Resource Center that are most important to genealogists, highlight offerings that can be tapped from home, and provide useful tips for a trip to the historical Central Branch. Malissa Ruffner holds JD and MLS degrees from the University of Maryland and worked in a number of settings, including libraries and archives, before heeding the call of genealogy. She began taking clients in 2011 and, in September of 2014, she became a Board-certified genealogist. She is serving her second term as an at-large board member of the Maryland Genealogical Society. This talk is part of the Carroll County Genealogical Society's monthly meeting. It is free and open to the public.

The Water Cycle
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Friday April 10, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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The University of Maryland Extension will be here to teach us how the water cycle is connected so closely to weather and climate. Participants will create a piece of jewelry that tells that tale of a water droplet traveling around the planet. Only kids need to register.

Tinker Tots
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Friday April 17, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 4/3/2015.
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. 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 morey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Monday March 30, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Baby Animals
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sweet Treats
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

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

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

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

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

Twos and Threes Together: Bears
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Monday April 6, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Chicks & Chickens
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Friends
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Fish
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Fish
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bears
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

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

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bears
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Mice
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Fish
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Thursday April 9, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Monday April 13, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Shapes
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bunnies
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Outer Space
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Thursday April 16, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Chicks & Chickens
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Monday April 20, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Understanding Storms
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Friday April 17, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 4/3/2015.
Storms are scary. Thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, wind storms, sand storms, cyclones, and snow storms. This program presented by the University of Maryland Extension will explain what these storms are, what you need to have to prepare for these storms, and why these storms occur. Only kids need to register.

Using Aromatherapy Techniques to Ease Agitation in Dementia Patients
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
Join us for an evening of relaxation techniques and aromatherapy for both dementia patients and caregivers. Massage Therapist Kris Helm will introduce basic aromatherapy techniques that can be used at home to reduce anxiety, stress, and agitation while promoting relaxation.

Waking Up the Garden
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Saturday April 18, 2015
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join Christa Pusateri, a Carroll County Master Gardener and member of the Mount Airy Garden Club, as she presents some necessary steps and activities to get your garden ready for the growing season, such as choosing the right plants to grow.

Walk Carroll
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Put a Spring in your step & join our friends from the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County for a Walk Carroll event that begins right here at the North Carroll Branch Library!In addition to the FREE walk, there will be health information, raffles, and prizes too! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Walk Carroll Main Street Walk
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Saturday April 11, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
All ages and physical activity levels are encouraged to join Walk Carroll for a walk through downtown Westminster. Meet new people to walk with and maybe join a new Walk Carroll club! Event will be held rain or shine. Just prior to the walk, join Walk Carroll inside the library for health information, raffles, giveaways, and more! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Walk Carroll's Taneytown Walking Club
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Friday April 10, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
We are joining the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll
County to create a Walk Carroll Walking Club in Taneytown.
We will meet at the Taneytown Branch on Friday mornings,
starting 3/20 at 9:15 am. Join us as we kick off spring
time with a healthy start! If it rains, we will postpone
until the following week.

Walk Carroll's Taneytown Walking Club
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Friday April 17, 2015
Taneytown Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
We are joining the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll
County to create a Walk Carroll Walking Club in Taneytown.
We will meet at the Taneytown Branch on Friday mornings,
starting 3/20 at 9:15 am. Join us as we kick off spring
time with a healthy start! If it rains, we will postpone
until the following week.

Was Blind, But Now I See
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Tuesday March 31, 2015
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us in welcoming Jiffy Lube International founder Jim Hindman as he discusses his new book. Mr. Hindman will recount the story of his life, from becoming an orphan at age 10 to self-made millionaire by 35, from being on top of the business world to having his world come crashing in because of a debilitating eye disease that left him legally blind. Never one to give in or give up, Hindman tells how he fought back against age-related macular degeneration and, through the miracle of modern technology and a never-give-up attitude, found his way out of the darkness. In partnership with Lions Club International. A Celebrating America program.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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Wednesday April 1, 2015
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title.

Writer's Circle
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Friday April 10, 2015
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. Bring and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.