Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Independent Exploration

August 19, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
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...

Veterans Book Club: The Guns of August

August 19, 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 The Guns of Augu...

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.

Open Mah Jongg

August 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Join us for a friendly game of American Mah Jongg. We welcome experienced players, as well as those newer to the game, for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. If you don’t have a card, one will be prov...

Read with a Furry Friend

August 19, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )

Description:
KPET's trained reading dogs provide a relaxed, informal atmosphere for kids to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story! ...

Summer Reads: Karen Abbott

August 19, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Offsite
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Author Talks
Description:
Tickets $28 each and include a copy of THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK. Purchase tickets at Carroll Arts Center (410-848-7272) or online at http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/eventdetail.asp?event_id=2114  Presented by A Likely Story B...

Read and Play

August 20, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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.

Read and Play

August 20, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg 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.

Twos and Threes Together

August 20, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 3 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:

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

Family Storytime

August 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy 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. 

Move & Learn

August 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

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

Independent Exploration

August 20, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
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...

Family Storytime

August 20, 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: 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. 

Move & Learn

August 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

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

Read and Play

August 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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.

Twos and Threes Together

August 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 3 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:

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

Lunch at the Library

August 20, 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.

Discovery T-I-M-E

August 20, 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! ...

Tech Tuesdays

August 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Come by for some hands-on tech fun for all ages in our Young Adult area of the library. The materials available will change from week to week. ...

Owl Pellets

August 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn about owls and dissect an owl pellet. Use your investigative skills to analyze and identify the contents of the pellet to figure out what the owl ate! ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Red Cross Blood Drive

August 20, 2019
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Give blood and save a life. Set up an appointment or drop in.  ...

Independent Exploration

August 20, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
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...

Finksburg Book Club: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

August 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg 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 Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. ...

North Carroll Knitters Group

August 20, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. ...

Writing Group

August 21, 2019
9:15am - 11:15am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your ...

Read and Play

August 21, 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.

Read and Play

August 21, 2019
9:45am - 10:45am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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

August 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll 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.