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Community Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet and see how many things you can find in and around our community! Check them off as you go and bring your completed hunt back to the branch by the end of summer to earn a prize! This will run from June 1 through August ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
The books on our shelves have missed you! Can you find where these items live? Stop by the branch, pick up a paper, and complete this indoor scavenger hunt that will take you through our different collections! Check them off as you go, then brin...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Park Picks Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Health and Wellness
Description:
Taneytown is full of wonderful parks to explore, featuring many fun things to do and see! Stop by the Taneytown Branch during library hours to pick up a Park Scavenger Hunt sheet, then explore our local parks to find the items on the list. Snap ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tales and Tailpipes Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet and see how many states' license plates you can find while you are on the road! Check them off as you go and bring your completed hunt into the branch by the end of summer to earn a prize! This will run from June 1 thro...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Taneytown Tales in the Parks

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 8 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Health and Wellness
Description:
Visit a different Taneytown park each month to take a Taneytown Tales StoryWalk®! Look for the book cover signs to begin your adventure, then read along and do the activities at each page stop. The parks featured will be Flickinger Park in June, Robe...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Totally Buggin' Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet and see how many different types of insect friends you find this season. Check them off as you go and bring your completed hunt into the branch by the end of summer to earn a prize! This will run from June 1 through Aug...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Online
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description:
Time takes its toll on everything, including old barns. Follow the rebirth of a 200+-year-old barn as it gets a much-needed face-lift. View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel. ...

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 website.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Marlene at Home: Strawberry Time!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online
Location: Online
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy, without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of top...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Celebrate the 4th of July

All Day 6/21 - 6/28
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Take Home Kits
Description:
We will be creating fun crafts and activities to celebrate our country's birthday. Stop by the library to pick up a take-and-make kit full of fun crafts. Kits will be available until June 27 during library hours, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime at Wildwood Park

10:00am - 10:30am
Offsite
Registration
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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. 

Please register one person per family. Meet us at the gazebo in Wildwood Park for a fun storytime! If we must cancel due to weather, we will send an email to the registrants on the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring insect repellent and...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
We will read stories, sing, and dance. An individual craft activity will be available to complete at home. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

National Aquarium: Rainforest

11:00am - 11:45am
Online
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Live Animals
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 66
Description:
Investigate plant and animal interactions and adaptations for survival in the South American rain forest. Discover the importance of this unique habitat, threats to its survival and how we can all help to influence its future. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Monday STEAM with the Library

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Join us for a fun activity related to science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math, and see what the library has to offer! This week we will make a step-by-step DIY water rocket! View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel. *Download...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Anime Trivia Night!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 7 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Calling all anime fans! Test your knowledge of magical girls, shonen, mecha, and more during this trivia quiz!   ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer Craft Time

9:00am - 10:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Description:
Craft supply kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Express Pickup area. You can pick them up Tuesday through Friday, during library hours, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 6 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
We will read stories, sing, and dance. An individual craft activity will be available to complete at home. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Do you know what a trash wheel is? Do you know where the water goes in our rivers when it leaves Carroll County? Corky and Ms. Lana are going to investigate our rivers and meet some friends who help clean up the water in Baltimore Harbor. Come join u...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Star Wars Fun

10:00am - 10:30am
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Make a Star Wars-themed craft and more. The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC gui...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 6 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Join us for a great start to your morning! Our interactive Zoom storytime will include books, music, and more!  This summer we will be adding a special once-a-month pick-up item to add to your child's storytime fun - such as a shake...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Star Wars Fun

11:00am - 11:30am
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Make a Star Wars-themed craft and more. The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC gui...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

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

Kindness Rocks!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Description:
Spread a little kindness in our world by creating a kindness rock to share with others! Pick up a take and make kindness rock kit at the library, decorate the rock with happy thoughts, then leave it around town to brighten someone’s day when they fin...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 6 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

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

What to Read Wednesdays: Mother May I

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Online
Location: Online
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Description:
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch and listen to the North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes. We'll supply the main dish, just bring an appetite for reading. This week we will be...