Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Read and Play

August 26, 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.

Think Your Drink

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 10 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Learn about unhealthy snacks and how they affect you during the day. See what happens when you eat healthy snacks. Explore the amount of sugar in different drinks - measure it into cups for an eye-opening visual. Teams work together to guess wha...

Meetup Mondays

August 26, 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...

Independent Exploration

August 26, 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...

Family Storytime

August 26, 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. 

Shake, Rattle, and Read

August 26, 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: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome. ...

Lunch at the Library

August 26, 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.

How Big is Big, How Far is Far, and How Small We Really Are

August 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 11 )
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Are we there yet? Are we there yet? How many times have you heard that on a short trip? But just think — at the speed of 1,000 miles per hour, it would take 8.3 years to reach the Sun and we haven't left our block yet! Join Skip Bird, Outreach Direct...

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Firefly Island

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large 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 Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate. ...

Read and Play

August 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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. 

EPIC Animation

August 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 10 - 13 )
Teens

Program Type: Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
For 5th - 8th graders. Learn to design your own cartoons with Pivot Stickfigure Animator in this fun computer class. You'll learn how to add multiple characters and figures, change the colors, and add backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Move & Learn

August 27, 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. ...

Family Storytime

August 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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.

Independent Exploration

August 27, 2019
12:00pm - 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...

Breastfeeding Support Group

August 27, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Breastfeeding can be challenging and emotional for new moms. Come share, support, socialize and help one another in a non-judgmental environment. Siblings welcome. This support group is led by Susan Weyer, RN, IBCLC. A scale is available for pre and ...

Virtual Reality Open House

August 27, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games, Technology and Maker
Description:
Try out CCPL's Vive virtual reality headset! We will have the Vive set up for drop-in exploration with a staff member on hand to answer questions. Don't miss this chance to explore the ocean depths, battle fruit ninjas, and more! Step into the future...

Bereavement Support Group

August 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
The Bereavement Support Group will focus on counseling those who have lost someone close to them. This group is open to all grieving people in the community. It will focus on discussion and healing, using counseling, music, writing, and other interac...

Pajama DANCE Party Storytime

August 27, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
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:
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. And come ready to dance! This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children. ...

Writing Group

August 28, 2019
9:15am - 11:15am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Small Meeting Room
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 28, 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.