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3D Printed Watering Can Adapters

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Exploration Commons Classroom at Exploration Commons
Program Type:
STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Age Group:
Teens, 12 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Welcome to the exciting world of 3D design! Explore some fundamental 3D modeling techniques while designing a watering can adapter for disposable water bottles that can be 3D print

Required
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Classroom
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Welcome to the exciting world of 3D design! Explore some fundamental 3D modeling techniques while designing a watering can adapter for disposable water bottles that can be 3D printed! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Play Baby Play

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only) at Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids, Birth - 3
Description:

You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, practice gross motor skills on our baby

Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only)
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 3 )

Description:
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, practice gross motor skills on our baby obstacle course, enjoy music, and socialize with others. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Large Meeting Room at North Carroll Branch
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth - 24 Months
Read and Play:

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.

Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga with Meditation

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Large Meeting Room at Eldersburg Branch
Program Type:
Health and Wellness
Age Group:
Teens, 13 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Experience the many benefits of yoga and meditation. This class, taught by Rebecca Berg, welcomes all levels of students. Adaptations for using a chair will be shared if parti

Required
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Experience the many benefits of yoga and meditation. This class, taught by Rebecca Berg, welcomes all levels of students. Adaptations for using a chair will be shared if participants are uncomfortable getting on the floor. Meditation exercises w...

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All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafty Creations: DIY T-Shirt Totes

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Airy Small Meeting Room at Mount Airy Branch
Program Type:
DIY Arts and Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, 16 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Have you considered how much plastic you can save using totes made from gently used t-shirts? Join us as we create and decorate one-of-a-kind cloth totes to fit your swag. Use them

Required
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 16 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Have you considered how much plastic you can save using totes made from gently used t-shirts? Join us as we create and decorate one-of-a-kind cloth totes to fit your swag. Use them at the library and grocery stores, practically anywhere, and help sav...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Serenity Journaling

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Large Meeting Room at Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

It's important to take time for yourself during these hectic and often uncertain times. Serenity journaling is an opportunity to take a few minutes to slow down, think, and write.

Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
It's important to take time for yourself during these hectic and often uncertain times. Serenity journaling is an opportunity to take a few minutes to slow down, think, and write. Join Maria as she provides us with some topics, both contemporary...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Battle of the Books: Finksburg Area Elementary School Battle

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone, All Ages
Description:

Help us cheer on our students! Battle of the Books is an exciting book-based competition. Students compete in teams to answer questions relating to the content of a number of books

Offsite Event
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Description:
Help us cheer on our students! Battle of the Books is an exciting book-based competition. Students compete in teams to answer questions relating to the content of a number of books. The game format creates interest and excitement in reading, while cu...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Battle of the Books: Mount Airy Area Elementary School Battle

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone, All Ages
Description:

Help us cheer on our students! Battle of the Books is an exciting book-based competition. Students compete in teams to answer questions relating to the content of a number of books

Offsite Event
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Description:
Help us cheer on our students! Battle of the Books is an exciting book-based competition. Students compete in teams to answer questions relating to the content of a number of books. The game format creates interest and excitement in reading, while cu...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cuentos Bilingües/Bilingual Storytime

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Finksburg Large Meeting Room at Finksburg Branch
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, 2 - 10
Description:

Are you interested in improving your language skills? Join us for Spanish Bilingual Storytime! There will be singing, dancing, activities, stories, and rhymes in Spanish and Englis

Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 10 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Are you interested in improving your language skills? Join us for Spanish Bilingual Storytime! There will be singing, dancing, activities, stories, and rhymes in Spanish and English.  --------------------------------- ¿Está interesado e...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Adventures

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Large Meeting Room at Eldersburg Branch
Program Type:
DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth - 8
Description:

Come to the library every Saturday morning for a new adventure! Stories, songs, dancing, crafts- there will be something new and different each week. The one thing that will always

Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Storytime
Description:
Come to the library every Saturday morning for a new adventure! Stories, songs, dancing, crafts- there will be something new and different each week. The one thing that will always happen? Fun! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Human Library

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Exploration Commons Large Meeting Room at Exploration Commons
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

A Human Library is a safe space where human "Books" share their stories with "Readers" who attend the event. The human Books are members of our communities who have experienced dis

Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
A Human Library is a safe space where human "Books" share their stories with "Readers" who attend the event. The human Books are members of our communities who have experienced discrimination or prejudice based on who they are, where they come from, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

It Starts with a Seed Storytime

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only) at Westminster Branch
Program Type:
DIY Arts and Crafts
Age Group:
Kids, 4 - 10
Description:

April showers bring May flowers! Learn about how plants grow from a seed into a plant with a few stories. Then, you'll have a chance to plant your own dozen seeds to take home and

Required
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room (Staff Use Only)
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 10 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
April showers bring May flowers! Learn about how plants grow from a seed into a plant with a few stories. Then, you'll have a chance to plant your own dozen seeds to take home and watch grow: two types of flowers to brighten up your yard and two type...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Large Meeting Room at Mount Airy Branch
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth - 8
Saturday 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. 

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 "Everyone" group.

Peaceful Melodies with Lydia Bandy

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Program Type:
Music Theater and Dance
Age Group:
Everyone, All Ages
Description:

Enjoy the soothing sounds of piano or harp as Lydia Bandy fills the library with beautiful, calming music.

Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Enjoy the soothing sounds of piano or harp as Lydia Bandy fills the library with beautiful, calming music. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mount Airy Large Meeting Room at Mount Airy Branch
Program Type:
History and Genealogy
Age Group:
Everyone, All Ages
Description:

Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month with a program about Edgar Allan Poe! Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Fr

Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description:
Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month with a program about Edgar Allan Poe! Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Free Library's collections. Learn about Poe's personal life and family, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Celebrating America fosters a greater sense and understanding of America's history and Carroll County's important role in that history by joining forces with private and public institutions around the county. For more information about the initiative, visit Carroll County's Celebrating America website.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makes and Munchies: Cast Iron Cookie Sundaes

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Exploration Commons
Program Type:
Adobe Software, Laser and CNC Machines, Cooking, Technology and Maker
Age Group:
Teens, 13 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Join us in this crossover program spanning two Saturdays! We will begin the first session by customizing platters for our skillets using our laser engraver. Our second session will

Required
Payment
Location: Exploration Commons
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Adobe Software, Laser and CNC Machines, Cooking, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join us in this crossover program spanning two Saturdays! We will begin the first session by customizing platters for our skillets using our laser engraver. Our second session will be in the teaching kitchen, where we will make skillet cookies using ...

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.

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makes and Munchies: Cast Iron Cookie Sundaes

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Exploration Commons
Program Type:
Adobe Software, Laser and CNC Machines, Cooking, Technology and Maker
Age Group:
Teens, 13 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Join us in this crossover program spanning two Saturdays! We will begin the first session by customizing platters for our skillets using our laser engraver. Our second session will

Required
Payment
Location: Exploration Commons
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Adobe Software, Laser and CNC Machines, Cooking, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Payment Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join us in this crossover program spanning two Saturdays! We will begin the first session by customizing platters for our skillets using our laser engraver. Our second session will be in the teaching kitchen, where we will make skillet cookies using ...

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.

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Marketing Your Book Without Going Crazy

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Large Meeting Room at Finksburg Branch
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Flo McCahon, a.k.a. Millie Mack of the Faraday Murder series, will discuss how to market your book. Program sponsored by the Maryland Writers' Association, Carroll County Chapter.

Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Flo McCahon, a.k.a. Millie Mack of the Faraday Murder series, will discuss how to market your book. Program sponsored by the Maryland Writers' Association, Carroll County Chapter. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Airy Small Meeting Room at Mount Airy Branch
Program Type:
Fun and Games
Age Group:
11 - 18, Teens
Description:

Welcome adventurers! Join our table as we embark on fun-filled campaign! Our game is friendly to both new and returning players. Our characters are currently level 1. Please feel f

Required
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
( 11 - 18 )
Teens

Program Type: Fun and Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Welcome adventurers! Join our table as we embark on fun-filled campaign! Our game is friendly to both new and returning players. Our characters are currently level 1. Please feel free to bring your own character sheet or choose one of our pre-made on...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Eliza Knight: Human Library Author Event

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Exploration Commons Large Meeting Room at Exploration Commons
Program Type:
Author Talks
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Join us for a special event with bestselling author Eliza Knight as she talks about her recent collaboration Can't We Be Friends. The historical novel uncovers the boundary-br

Required
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Author Talks
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 101
Description:
Join us for a special event with bestselling author Eliza Knight as she talks about her recent collaboration Can't We Be Friends. The historical novel uncovers the boundary-breaking, genuine friendship between Ella Fitzgerald, the Queen of Jazz,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room at Eldersburg Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Adults
Book Discussion Group:

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books

Description:

This month's selection is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.

Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas.

This month's selection is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Game Day: Carcassonne

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Fun and Games
Age Group:
Kids, 10 - Adults, Teens, Adults
Description:

Librarian Joy Zimmer will teach you how to play Carcassonne at City Park Gaming & Brew Room! An adult must accompany all participants under the age of 18. The library

Offsite Event
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Kids ( 10 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Librarian Joy Zimmer will teach you how to play Carcassonne at City Park Gaming & Brew Room! An adult must accompany all participants under the age of 18. The library will not cover the cost of beverages or snacks. However, participants...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi for Wellness and Rehabilitation

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Eldersburg Large Meeting Room at Eldersburg Branch
Program Type:
Health and Wellness
Age Group:
Teens, 13 - Adults, Adults
Description:

Tai chi is an ancient practice that has its origins in China. It is a mind/body practice that incorporates breath and gentle movements to focus the mind. This program will assist t

Required
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Tai chi is an ancient practice that has its origins in China. It is a mind/body practice that incorporates breath and gentle movements to focus the mind. This program will assist the body in recovering from illness and maintaining wellness. The instr...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Carroll County Critique Group

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Finksburg Large Meeting Room at Finksburg Branch
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Please join the Carroll County Critique group as we discuss our writing achievements.

Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Please join the Carroll County Critique group as we discuss our writing achievements. ...