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Saturday Storytime

October 19, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cuentos Bilingües/ Bilingual Storytime

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 11 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
¿Hable espanol? Compartiremos libros, cuentos, rimas, música y movimiento en inglés y español. Venga a hablar, cantar, leer y crear juntos en un formato apropiado para niños pequeños. Do you speak Spanish? We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Jamboree on the Air & Internet

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Jamboree on the Air and Internet is a fun annual experience for all young people in scouting. Scouts around the world use the internet and radios to communicate with other scouts in different countries. Come learn about computers and radio technology...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

October 19, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Walk Like an Animal

October 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 8 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
We'll explore the movement and tracks of different animals with a variety of activities and crafts.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Drumming for Wellness with Katy Gaughan

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Health and Wellness, Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Family friendly community drum circle for all ages! No experience necessary. Drums will be provided for participants, although you are welcome to bring your own.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

Robot Pumpkin Smash

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Are you ready to go to the moon, Mars, or Deep Space?  Local robotics teams built robots with an eye on exploration of the farthest reaches of the galaxy!  They want to share what they have learned, and give you a taste of driving rove...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Body Disposal Primer for Writers

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Author Talks
Description:
Jeanne Adams is back with Mauled Men, Drowned Dames and Crispy Critters; a Body Disposal Primer for Writers. In this interactive workshop, Jeanne will help us get rid of the body and plot your coroner, morgue, and funeral home timelines. If you have ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wellness Warriors: Eating Vegan

October 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Cancelled
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Are you interested in eating vegan, or at least a more plant-based diet? Join the Wellness Warriors to learn how plant-based alternatives can be healthy AND delicious! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns

October 20, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Join us for a special preview of the new PBS film Country Music by award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns. In past films, Ken Burns gave viewers an unprecedented look at the Civil & Vietnam Wars as well as our national parks. In Country...

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.

Sunday Storytime

October 20, 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: 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. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Sunday Music in the Library

October 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
9/8: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp) 9/15: Elaine Bryant (harp) 9/22: Ghost Sugar at 1 PM (bluegrass band) & Chris Reynolds at 2:30 PM (guitar) 9/29: Kendalyn Korth (harp) 10/6: Chris Reynolds (guitar) 10/13: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp) 1...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Sunday Afternoon at the Movies: Ghostbusters

October 20, 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 Ghostbusters (1984 - PG, 105 min). Feel free to BYO popcorn and refreshments.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

October 21, 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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 21, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

October 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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Meetup Mondays

October 21, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games, STEM/STEAM
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!

October 21, 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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 21, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Intro to Musical Instruments

October 21, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 8 )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Join Coffey Music's Bob Coffey on a musical journey where you will learn about and listen to several instruments. You will even get a chance to play some yourselves!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Shake, Rattle, and Read

October 21, 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: Music Theater and Dance, Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool STEM

October 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us as we explore a STEM topic with a story and hands-on project. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

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

Open Exploration

October 21, 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.

The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe

October 21, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
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, his writings, and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849. View unique artifacts f...

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 "Adults" group.

Veterans Book Club: The Fighters

October 21, 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 Fighters: Am...

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.

Preschool STEM

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Join us as we explore a STEM topic with a story and hands-on project. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

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

Book Buzz: Hot Titles for Cool Weather

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Be the first to get a sneak preview of upcoming Penguin Random House titles! Representatives from both the adult and children's divisions from Penguin Random House will be on hand to preview and review recently released and upcoming fall and winter t...