This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime

Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities that allow children to practice skills and socialize.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Twos and Threes Together

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only)
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 3 )

Program Type: Storytime

This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Bring your writing, works-in-progress, or works-in-thought. This writing group allows beginners, unpublished, and published writers to network, learn, vent, and feel inspired to move to the next level. All genres are welcome: novel, short s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Study Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Business and Finance
Description:
Join Carroll County Workforce Development for a pop-up event at CCPL's Taneytown Branch! Learn about free career services, opportunities for free training, updating your resume, and getting connected to employers. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to CNC Routing

10:00am - 4:00pm
Required
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Classroom
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Laser and CNC Machines, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
This one-day CNC certification class will introduce you to the design basics, machine use, and safety procedures for our Iconic i2015 CNC router. We will focus on project design and the VCarve software in the morning session. We will cover machi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only)
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

A Walk in the Park

11:30am - 12:15pm
Offsite Event
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Health and Wellness
Description:
Are you looking to have fun with your kids and make new friends in your community? Join us for a walk in the park as we enjoy the Story Stroll at Taneytown Memorial Park! We'll act out the story together and have fun with bubbles, an obstacle course,...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Simply Books Book Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Let's get excited about reading! Come along on our journey as we explore amazing stories together! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Classroom
Age Group:
Teens ( 16 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Learn the basics of creating a 3D avatar and accessing the 2D T-shirt block in CLO 3D. We will learn how to create a virtual dress for your avatar and show how to send the pattern to the printer to create a real-world sewing pattern. This is a beginn...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kentucky Hot Browns

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Required
Payment
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Kitchen
Age Group:
Teens ( 14 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Cooking
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
The Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich is a meal-worthy dish that's over-the-top delicious! Make open-faced sandwiches with thick slices of roasted turkey and fresh tomatoes on top of a thick piece of toasted bread, all smothered in a rich, cheesy mornay sa...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration verifies your acceptance of Exploration Commons' program cancellation and kitchen safety procedures.

The Exploration Commons kitchen is not an allergen-free facility.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read to a Dog

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 12 )

Program Type: Live Animals
Description:
Read to a puppy from the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program! Reading to a dog can increase a child's self-esteem and confidence levels in reading, especially for struggling readers. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

The Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Location: Finksburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 12 )

Program Type: Puppet Show
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Mama Pig has decided their house isn't big enough, so it's time for her three little piggies to go out into the world to seek their fortunes! What will the little piggies use to build their houses? Will they meet anyone as they head out on their own,...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Chess Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
( 11 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Are you an expert chess player or interested in learning? Compete and learn new skills at our monthly chess club! New and experienced chess players are welcome.  ...