Program listing for Tuesday January 8, 2013

Happy 20th Birthday, Mount Airy Library!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Help us celebrate the platinum (20th) anniversary of the Mount Airy Branch! Refreshments will be served throughout the day, and special birthday storytimes will be held at 10 and 11 am.

We also encourage you to share a memory of your past experiences with us by filling out an “I
remember” card to be posted in the branch throughout January.

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

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

Story Pals: Fairy Tales
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Happy 20th Birthday Mount Airy Branch Library!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

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

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

Year-Round Family Storytime: Happy 20th Birthday Mount Airy Branch Library!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

PAT Childcare Provider Visit
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Outreach Services
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - Adults

On My Own: Homes
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Let's Pretend!: School
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Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Who are the people in your neighborhood? Get ready to use your imagination as we visit places in our community without ever leaving the library. First we'll read a book then transform the room and start using our imaginations. Pretend play helps teach literacy skills and is lots of fun! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Cult Classic Movie Night
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Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Come join us to watch some cult classics! We're going to be watching films that were either unappreciated in their time, or just so bad that they're fun to watch. Films will be rated PG or PG-13, so children under 13 should watch only with permission of their parent or guardian. Refreshments will be served.

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

Parents, What Drugs Are Carroll County Kids Using?
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Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Linda Auerback, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for Carroll County will discuss the alarming use and availability of drugs and alcohol among Carroll County youth, including synthetic drugs such as bath salts and spice. She will provide an update on overdose deaths and use of heroin and prescription drugs in our community. Current alcohol use trends such as hand sanitizer misuse will also be reviewed.

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

The Faith Club: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Pick Your Own Title)
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Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at the Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call Sharon at 410-259-8947.

YA Forever Book Club
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Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
A book club especially for teens and adults who enjoy reading young adult books. This month's book is The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Refreshments will be served.