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Upcoming Events

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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That's Delicious!
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Roxane has been cooking for friends, family, and clients since she was a teenager. Join Roxane in the kitchen for something new and delicious. See how her love of food and cooking for others creates something that’s delicious.

Spinach Rice/Spanakorizo: 3 cloves of garlic, 1 small onion, 2 1/2 cups of basmati rice, 2 3/4 cups of water, 1 1/2 pounds of leaf spinach, olive oil, salt, lemon juice from 1/2 lemon, 3 to 4 ounces of feta cheese

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Engineering Lab: Paper Bench Challenge
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 7 - 12
More information
A Macbeth Academy instructor will lead participants in creating a bench that can hold a basketball (spherical object) using only paper and tape. Come prepared to learn the engineer and design process and create something amazing.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. We may not use all of them in each class, but if possible have a blanket, bolster or pillows, strap, scarf, or soft belt and 2 blocks or books.

CCPL and Rebecca Berg assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Palace Play Craft Take and Make
Online
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: 3 - 8
More information
It's National Princess Week, so we've created a palace play craft kit for girls and boys. Celebrate your inner princess/prince by creating fun crafts fit for royalty, including a crown! 

Kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis (limit two per family, please) in the Express Pickup area of the Taneytown Branch. You can pick yours up during library hours starting April 16th, while supplies last.

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Serenity Journaling: Part 2
Online
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join us to share and talk about our journal entries.

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STEAM at Home: Build a Foldable Microscope
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 6 - 17
Registration and more information
Have you ever seen a flat microscope that you can fold? Learn how to make and use one of these microscopes with a video and take-home kit from Exploration Point! All supplies will be included.

Kits are available for this program. After registering, participants will receive an email informing them when and where they may pick up a bag of supplies through Express Pickup. On the day of the program, watch the pre-recorded video to learn how to make your foldable microscope using your kit.

Kits will be available for this program from Monday, April 12th to Thursday, April 22nd.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Hatchlings Ready to Hatch
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Get ready for your baby by participating in a Mother Goose on the Loose: Hatchlings program sponsored by the Maryland State Library. Ready to Hatch is an interactive early literacy program for expectant parents. Learn more about your baby-to-be through songs and fun activities. Participants will receive a free take-home kit consisting of a tote bag with a song sheet, a baby board book, and an interactive calendar. There will be opportunities to reconnect with In the Nest this fall, once your baby has been born.

If you are interested in signing up but are unable to attend on this day, this same program will be offered on May 12, May 14, June 5, and June 10. Please register for one date only. For more information, contact Denise Laird at dlaird@carr.org.

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Basic Bicycle Maintenance
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
More information
Spring is here! Now is the time to get your bike trail-ready so that you can get outside and enjoy the warming weather. Eric from Patapsco Bicycles - Mount Airy will guide us through some basic bicycle maintenance tips and tricks you can follow to make sure your ride is ready to go.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Twitch Party Together
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
More information
Join an online gaming party hosted by Twitch streamer QueenGeekRose. Drop in for fun and games. Check back for program updates.

Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/libraryccpl

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Card Camp
Online
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Create your own greeting cards using rubber stamps from the library's rubber stamp collection. Take-home kits with all supplies will be provided and available to pick up from the North Carroll Branch prior to the program. 

Watch the video on Facebook or YouTube for assembly directions and ideas for more ways to use the stamp sets. And, best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can reserve a stamp set and pick it up from your local branch!

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Marlene at Home: Lover of Books and Libraries
Online
Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy, without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of topics, from decorating to simple recipes, things we enjoy collecting, music, our porches, family traditions, our pets, and more.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Overbooked Booktalks
Online
Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Too overbooked to commit to an online book club? Join Kari from the Mount Airy Branch to hear a quick review of some of her newest favorite reads. Focusing on a new title each month, perfect for group or individual reading enjoyment. Learn how to read it in easy to access eBook format or how to place a hold with our Express Service.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Play and Learn at Home Zoom Storytime with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Movie Fun Take and Make
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults
More information
The upcoming Academy Awards have us in a Hollywood mood, so we decided to celebrate with a fun movie-based kit! Pick it up for some fun crafts, a film-related keychain and button, and some great book recommendations! 

Kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Express Pickup area of the Taneytown Branch. You can pick one up during library hours starting Monday, April 19, while supplies last.

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Weekly Storytime Crafts
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Enjoy the storytime craft even if you are not able to join in the storytime.

Stop by the North Carroll Branch each week to pick up a take home craft kit.

Craft kits are available while supplies last.

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Earth Day, Every Day: Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for stories, music, and movement.

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Our MS support group has moved online! Please contact Nadine by email at nadiner@carr.org for more information. Please register to get the Zoom link. 

Speaking with other people who have multiple sclerosis can be one of the most empowering and helpful things for someone with MS. Sharing stories, feelings, and experiences with people in similar situations are not only therapeutic, but also enlightening, and can often improve emotional health. This group is part of the MS Focus Independent Support Group Network. 

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80s Music Trivia Night
Online
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults
Registration and more information
Synthesizers! Hair bands! MTV! Take a trip down memory lane and prove you're *still* Prince's biggest fan in this trivia quiz.

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Spring into Craft Time
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Craft supply kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Express Pickup area of the Westminster Branch Library. You can pick them up Tuesday through Friday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Corky and April Showers
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
It's raining April showers! Will Corky get wet? What can Corky and Ms. Denise do in the rain?

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Intro to Zentangle
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 12 - Adults
Registration and more information
People are flocking to this international phenomenon. Join us for an introductory class to see what the buzz is all about. As you use the Zentangle method to create beautiful images, you likely will enjoy increased focus, creativity, self-confidence, and an increased sense of well-being. Supplies needed include white paper, black pen, and a smudger (tortillon or Q-tip).

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Battle of the Books Author: Stuart Gibbs
Online
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages:
More information
Stuart Gibbs is the New York Times bestselling author of Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation and the FunJungle, Spy School, and Moon Base Alpha series. He has written the screenplays for movies like See Spot Run and Repli-Kate, worked on a whole bunch of animated films, and developed TV shows for Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, ABC, and Fox. Stuart lives with his family in Los Angeles. You can learn more about what he’s up to at StuartGibbs.com. Stuart will be interviewed by Ted Zaleski. 

Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library in partnership with Maryland State Library for the Blind & Print Disabled. 

Watch Live on Facebook or YouTube!

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Taneytown Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join us for a great start to your morning! Our interactive Zoom storytime will include books, music, and more! 

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Springtime Crafts
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Register to pick up a fun-filled springtime themed activity bag. Pickup will be available at the Eldersburg Branch Library beginning Wednesday, April 21 during library hours.

 

 

 

 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Rise of the Rocket Girls
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This month's title is Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt.

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What to Read Wednesdays: The Secrets of Love Story Bridge
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: 12 - Adults
More information
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch and listen to the North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes. We'll supply the main dish, just bring an appetite for reading. This week we will be featuring The Secrets of Love Story Bridge by Phaedra Patrick.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 1
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning on to Medicare. This seminar will cover what the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) are, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, available preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We, also, will cover Medicare Savings Programs, which help pay for Medicare beneficiary out of pocket costs. These are not all low-income programs.

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
Registration and more information
Experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation, we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. If possible have a mat and a blanket available.

CCPL and Bryan Nupp assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Eldersburg Branch
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join us for some favorite books, songs, and rhymes! 

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Teen Biblio-Box: Spring Refresh
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
What is a Biblio-Box? A box full of fun for teens! Register to pick up a themed box containing a library book, a DIY craft, and other fun surprises!

Box pickup is at the Finksburg Branch from April 22nd to April 29th. Please return your library book and box when you are done reading.

This month's theme is Spring Refresh; each box will feature a fresh new book from 2020 or 2021, as well as some great related items! 

Registered attendees will receive a form to help the Finksburg team match you with a book. One registration per household; we can accommodate households with multiple teen readers.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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That's Delicious!
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Roxane has been cooking for friends, family, and clients since she was a teenager. Join Roxane in the kitchen for something new and delicious. See how her love of food and cooking for others creates something that’s delicious.

Green Lentil Soup with Spiced Butter: 1 large carrot, 2 stalks of celery, 1 medium onion, 5 tablespoons of butter, 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper, 3 cloves of garlic, 5 1/2 cups of chicken stock, 1 1/2 cups of French green lentils, 1/2 cup of coconut milk, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of red curry powder, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of ground coriander

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Splendid and the Vile
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
We will be discussing The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson.

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Teen Zoom Hang Out: Anime Club
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you like watching anime or reading manga? Join this virtual hangout to discuss your favorite series with other like-minded teens! Please plan on logging in to the meeting 15 minutes early.

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Backyard Habitats and Home-Grown Food
Online
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join a panel of experienced gardeners and growers to discuss the latest trends in gardening: native plants, pollinators in your garden, and growing herbs and vegetables for your table. Sponsored by Union Mills Homestead in collaboration with local partners. Hosted by Carroll County Public Library.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Clouds with Ms. Maria
Online
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We're on cloud nine! Let's read and learn about clouds and make some clever cloud art!

View on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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A Healthy Happy Horse
Online
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Quarter Horse Impressive Suzy loves her chiropractic and acupuncture time; it makes her feel healthy and happy. 

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Make an Easy Airplane
Online
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
We will be making an airplane out of simple materials.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Little Hands Signing: Spring Signs
Online
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of Nita's First Signs and Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.

This program will be presented in spoken English. To request accommodations, please contact aknight@carr.org

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Marlene at Home
Online
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy, without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of topics, from decorating to simple recipes, things we enjoy collecting, music, our porches, family traditions, our pets, and more.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Play and Learn at Home Zoom Storytime with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Weekly Storytime Crafts
Online
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Enjoy the storytime craft even if you are not able to join in the storytime.

Stop by the North Carroll Branch each week to pick up a take home craft kit.

Craft kits are available while supplies last.

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Chickens: Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for stories, music, and movement.

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Spring into Craft Time
Online
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Craft supply kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Express Pickup area of the Westminster Branch Library. You can pick them up Tuesday through Friday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Corky and Ms. Lana Bounce with Bunnies
Online
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Where are those bunnies hiding? Help Corky and Ms. Lana find their bunny friends and learn about them along the way. We'll investigate, sing, and play with bunnies!

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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School Age Fun with Ms. Erin
Online
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Ages: 6 - 12
More information
Join Ms. Erin as she brings some fun for school-age kids from the library to your home! We'll talk about books, games, crafts, and lots more!

Watch on Facebook or YouTube!

 

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Diverse Voices Book Club: The Grief Keeper
Online
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a monthly book discussion focusing on a diverse author's work. Each month we will select a young or new adult title written by an author from a diverse background so we can learn from others' perspectives. Our April selection is The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante. This book discussion will take place through Zoom.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Taneytown Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join us for a great start to your morning! Our interactive Zoom storytime will include books, music, and more! 

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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What to Read Wednesdays: The Light Between Oceans
Online
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: 12 - Adults
More information
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch and listen to the North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes. We'll supply the main dish, just bring an appetite for reading. This week we will be featuring The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman.

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 2
Online
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Learn about the different Medigap plans and your period of guaranteed issue rights under original Medicare. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover some or all of Medicare's out of pocket costs. We will, also, discuss a different way to obtain all services covered by Medicare and more: Medicare Advantage Plans.

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