Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Battle of Hampton

All Day3/1 - 3/31
Westminster Branch
Library Branch: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Display Case

The Log Cabin Caner

March 28, 2020
11:00am - 3:00pm
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
( All Ages )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Local caner Rick Barrick is fond of antique treasures, most especially chairs. Fourteen years ago, he learned how to revive and save the life of chairs in need of caning by taking a traditional arts class at the Carroll County Farm Museum. Barrick is...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Beat Saber VR

March 28, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Show off your rhythm skills on Beat Saber, a virtual reality block slashing game that will challenge your coordination and musical timing. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

Paper Airplane Engineering

March 28, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Try out some high-flying engineering! Choose from and build a variety of different paper airplanes - or design your own - and then measure how far they fly in a paper airplane contest! Prizes will be awarded to the farthest fliers! ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

PAWS to Read

March 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 17 )
Teens

Description:
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Developmental Storytime

March 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Paint!

March 29, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Sykesville Painting Club (SPC) invites local artists to an afternoon social open studio painting session. You must bring your own supplies and whatever project you want to work on. Meet other local artists and learn about opportunities offered b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census 2020: What You Need to Know

March 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Cancelled
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
It's 2020 and time for another decennial US census! Join us to learn about how the census impacts our community and the options available for responding. We will have laptops available if you would like to complete your survey online today! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Sunday Music in the Library

March 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Listen to these local musicians play at the library. 3/1: Rob Caswell (dulcimer) 3/8: Elaine Bryant (harp) 3/15: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp) 3/22: TBD 3/29: Anthony Napolitano (flute) 4/5: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp) 4/19: Elaine&nbs...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Theater in the Library: The Wizard of Oz

March 29, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Cancelled
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The Key Players Drama Program will present a library preview of their upcoming musical The Wizard of Oz. Join in the fun as we watch scenes from the show, sing along with the songs, and have the chance to ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

March 30, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
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

March 30, 2020
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
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

March 30, 2020
9:45am - 10:45am
Mount Airy Branch
Cancelled
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

March 30, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Cancelled
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
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!

March 30, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
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.

Alphabet Train: Letters M and N

March 30, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Description:
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

March 30, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
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.

Meetup Mondays

March 30, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Cancelled
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Humor, Laughter, and Your Health

March 30, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Learn how powerful laughing can be to our health and wellness, to our vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, etc.), and our immune system. Gather tips to develop a more positive attitude that can Influence health. Come and enjoy an hour of inf...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open Exploration: Coding

March 30, 2020
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
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 "Teens" group.

Escape Room

March 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Gather clues and try to figure out combinations to escape the room before time runs out. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Card Camp

March 30, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Finksburg Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Create your own greeting cards with the library's collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies for three cards will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

March 31, 2020
9:45am - 10:45am
Finksburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg 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.

Read and Play

March 31, 2020
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Cancelled
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Cancelled
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 "Kids" group.

Let's Move

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist. There will be age-appropriate stories, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Move & Learn

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Cancelled
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. ...