Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Afternoon Movie Time: Home

July 21, 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:
Please join us for a showing of Home (PG, 110 minutes). Feel free to bring your own refreshments. ...

Independent Exploration

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

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. For staff assistance with a project o...

Read and Play

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
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.

Family Storytime

July 22, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
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. 

Read and Play

July 22, 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: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
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.

Healthy Gardens Grow

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 10 )

Program Type: Gardening and Environment
Description:
What makes a garden grow? Earth, rain, sun, and all sorts of creatures! Eddie works hard, digging, pulling weeds, and watering his plants, and soon his garden is magnificent, from his string bean house to his tall sunflowers. Make a lettuce necklace ...

Paint Party Drop-In!

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 11 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Put your painting clothes on and join us for a painting extravaganza. You will have the opportunity to make creations by using different types of painting. There will be a variety of painting fun for everyone! ...

Independent Exploration

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

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. For staff assistance with a project o...

Ready, Set, School!

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:

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

Cats: The Fantastic Pets

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
There are many types of cats and each one has its own personality. Can cats be taught tricks? Can they be taught to be obedient? Do they provide companionship? Can they live with other animals? Learn all the answers to these questions and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
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. 

Meetup Mondays

July 22, 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: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Join us for a playgroup just for preschoolers. Come enjoy a festive space where you and your child can explore and play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. ...

Lunch at the Library

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 18 )
Teens

Description:
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and ...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

Black Holes there is NO ESCAPE!

July 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
Join us as we bend space and time to reach the bathrooms on the other side of the galaxy. We will travel to a distant star just before its death. We will warp the fabric of space and survive to tell about it. Find out your connection to the elements ...

Discovery T-I-M-E

July 22, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day! ...

Computer Science Camp

July 22, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 7 - 11 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in...

Do You Want To Be An Astronaut?

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 12 )

Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Do you want to be an astronaut when you grow up? Or have you ever dreamed about programming robots to complete a mission? At the Finksburg Branch that could be a reality! Join University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County 4-H as we will learn to c...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Maker Monday: Wind Streamers

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Create a wind streamer out of common materials and use it to determine the wind’s direction.   ...

We Scream for Ice Cream!

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 9 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
One scoop, two scoops, three scoops, four! We love ice cream, let’s have some more! Join us for stories, songs, and crafts about a delicious cold summer treat. Come celebrate the summer with ice cream...at the library! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Refreshments will be served.

Harry Potter Advanced Wandmaking and More!

July 22, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Do you enjoy the magical world of Harry Potter? Join us to design and create your very own wand and more! ...

Computer Science Camp

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 7 - 11 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in...

Virtual Reality: Galactic Expedition

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Explore the cosmos like never before in this virtual reality field trip through outer space! We'll explore using Google Expeditions, handheld virtual reality viewers. All equipment will be provided. ...

Design a Dreamcatcher

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Design and create your own dreamcatcher, sure to bring beauty to your dreams, and your home. All materials are provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Paris in the Present Tense

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large 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 Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin. ...

The Victorian Historian

July 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description:
This is not your typical history lesson. Adam Shefts offers a unique insight into the obscure history of America's 19th and early 20th century. This entertaining program features short stories, facts, footage, audio, and demonstrations. Come exp...

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.

Preschool Vision Screening

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Drop in at the Westminster Branch for a free vision screening for your child, offered in partnership with the Deer Park Lions Club. This screening for preschool-aged children will test for lazy eye, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and depth percepti...