Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Twos and Threes Together

August 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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 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.

Location: Offsite
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 Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel. ...

Discovery T-I-M-E

August 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! ...

Astronaut Academy: Physical Fitness and Teamwork

August 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 7 - 11 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
In order to explore outer space, astronauts have to be experts at, well, everything! In this Astronaut Academy session, we'll play team-building games and navigate through physical challenges while learning what it takes to stay in shape in space! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Stay Safe with Tristar Martial Arts

August 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class focusing on stranger danger, safety, and anti-bullying. Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Robo Dojo: Code with Pepper

August 22, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Meet Pepper, CCPL's humanoid robot! Program Pepper to strike up a conversation, dance, or tell a story using the simple drag and drop language interface, Choregraphe. No previous coding experience is required. Explore coding concepts and human robot ...

Drop-In Knitting

August 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects. ...

Declutter Like a Pro

August 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Let a professional teach you how to declutter! Steve Luber of Stress Free Solutions will share his decluttering strategies, answer your questions and offer his objective opinion on what to do with all that extra stuff that is crea...

Gentle Yoga

August 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility,...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Smart Board Café

August 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Join a morning café scene with demonstrations and activities on our Smart Board. Maybe a group crossword puzzle and a dive into book suggestions from Novelist, we will use the time and big screen to explore digital resources in an informal group...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime

August 23, 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. 

Read and Play

August 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll 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 23, 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. 

Lunch at the Library

August 23, 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.

Savvy Women, Smart Investors

August 23, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Business and Finance
Description:
Women today face unique financial pressures, whether they are raising a family, caring for parents, or saving toward their own long-term goals. In this seminar, our friends from Edward Jones & MHS Investments will review these challenges and offe...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

Solar System Bracelets

August 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 8 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Learn about the planets in our solar system, then make your very own solar system bracelet! ...

Independent Exploration

August 24, 2019
9:00am - 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...

Music TogetherⓇ Demo Class by Syke’d Music

August 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Music Theater and Dance, STEM/STEAM
Description:
Calling all babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grownups! Join Katie Garner from Syke’d Music for a fun, interactive Music TogetherⓇ demo class. Experience a sample of our most loved songs from the Family Favorites song collection. Please ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Reptile Smiles

August 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Nicole Mikulas will present an exciting line-up of exotic reptiles in this interactive program for all ages! Learn about reptile care, fun facts, and more. ...

3, 2, 1...Blast Off!

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Join us for some outerspace fun! ...

Stay Safe with Tristar Martial Arts

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class focusing on stranger danger, safety, and anti-bullying. Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Origami Cranes

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Learn and perfect some basic origami folds that can be used to create a classic paper crane, along with many other origami projects.  ...

PAWS to Read

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
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. ...

Nebula Notebooks

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Capture the cosmos and create a notebook that’s out of this world! Learn a simple painting technique that will help you make your school supplies universally awesome! All materials are provided. ...

Independent Exploration

August 25, 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...

Family Storytime

August 26, 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.