Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Santa's Secret Shop

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 12 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Join us and create fun crafts and gifts to surprise someone with during the holiday season. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bluegrass with Alani

December 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

December 14, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

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.

Seasonal String Music

December 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Enjoy a concert of holiday music with local violin performer and teacher, Heather Keller! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Duffy & Ro: Americana and Country Music

December 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Blending the styles of modern country, Americana, and traditional American music into a mix of beautiful vocal harmonies and well-constructed guitar duets, Duffy & Ro bring new life and a fresh perspective to tunes of yesteryear. Their music is s...

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 web site.

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

Open Exploration

December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Holiday Pop-Up Cards

December 14, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Stop by and make a card or two for the holiday season! We will have all of the supplies for both standard and pop-up cards, as well as a few templates to make your card beautiful and one-of-a-kind. It's the perfect gift for someone special! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Hour of Code™

December 14, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Taneytown will be taking part in the Hour of Code™ this year! Join us for an introduction to computer science that shows anyone can learn the basics. We will have tutorials for beginners AND for those who are already comfortable with code, so everyon...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

PAWS to Read

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Description:
Come to the library to visit with and or read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals boosts reading skills in children, helps with social skills and even emotional health for all ages. Adults and seniors come de-stress a...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Optimist's Daughter

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Small 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 Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Santa's Shop

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Santa's Shop is open for business: Just one Saturday in December, while supplies last, to shop for presents for your family. Tickets to buy each present will be handed out at the door (no money involved). No adults allowed - children only. All items ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Hour of Code™

December 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - 17 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Taneytown will be taking part in the Hour of Code™ this year! Join us for an introduction to computer science that shows anyone can learn the basics. We will have tutorials for beginners AND for those who are already comfortable with code, so everyon...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga for Everyone

December 15, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
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:
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sunday Storytime

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
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.

Sunday Music in the Library

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Listen to these local musicians play at the library. 12/1 Rob Caswell (dulcimer) 12/8 Lydia Bandy (piano/harp) 12/15 Elaine Bryant (harp) 12/22 Kendalyn Korth (harp) 12/29 Chris Reynolds (guitar) 1/5 Ghost Sugar (bluegrass band) ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Sunday Afternoon at the Movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Join us for a free afternoon showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG, 76 min). Feel free to BYO popcorn and refreshments. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

December 16, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

December 16, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

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

December 16, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Meetup Mondays

December 16, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Description:
Get together at the library for a fun social time for you and your children. We’ll provide the space, toys, and activities; you provide the fun. Play is an important part of developing early literacy skills. Learn and make new friends at the same tim...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ready, Set, School!

December 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

December 16, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:

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.

Shake, Rattle, and Read

December 16, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime, Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open Exploration

December 16, 2019
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Veterans Book Club: Smoky the Brave

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is Smoky the Brave&...

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 web site.

Refreshments will be served.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Make a Gift for Someone Special

December 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 9 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Join us as we make a holiday gift and card for someone special. All supplies will be provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Outscam the Scammers!

December 16, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Business and Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Description:
Especially around the holiday season, incidents of fraud are on the rise and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. Join representatives from Edward Jones and the Town of Hampstead Police Department for this presentation that will help give you...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.