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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 25, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Exploring STEM through Art

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Create your own works of art using science, technology, engineering, and math. ...

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.

Preschool STEAM Tales: Strega Nona

October 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Explore traditional folk tales with a STEAM twist! We'll incorporate science, technology, engineering art, and/or math activities to extend the fun! Our feature story is Strega Nona, and we'll have oodles of fun with pasta - in celebration of World P...

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.

Read and Play

October 25, 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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 25, 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.

Frankenstein Friday

October 25, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
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 don't have to wait for Halloween! Stiffly walk into Frankenstein Friday as we read silly books, dance like Frankenstein's monster, and even have a Frankenstein obstacle course! Costumes welcome! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

October 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. 

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

Family STEM Saturdays at the Library: Slime

October 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Participate in a hands-on chemistry experiment that involves squishy, gooey, sticky fun! These programs encourage parents/care givers to participate with their children. It is required that an adult accompany children ages 6 and younger. Only chil...

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 "Everyone" group.

Bluegrass with Alani

October 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Description:
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

October 26, 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 "Everyone" group.

Halloween Drop-In Crafts

October 26, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Callings all boos and ghouls. Let’s get creative and make spooktacular decorations for Halloween! A fall-themed alternative option will be available. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open Exploration

October 26, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ghost Walk of Westminster

October 26, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
( 10 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Description:
Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. In the event of rain, a virtual ghost walk will take place in the library.   ...

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 "Adults" group.

Homebuyer/Home Seller Seminar

October 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Business and Finance
Description:
Angela Ignacio from RE/MAX Advantage Realty and residential loan originator Austine Spriggs, will be presenting an overview of the home buying process including information about credit repair, home selling tips, VA loans, first-time buyers...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

PAWS to Read

October 26, 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. ...
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 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
The Robo-Lions will bring their robot, fresh from travels in Deep Space, to the library ready to once again find a new purpose in smashing pumpkins. Come to see a 120-lb robot capable of lifting a pumpkin nine feet into the air, spinning on a dime, a...

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.

Tales from Spooky Hollow

October 26, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 Months - 6 )

Description:
Miss Brenda and Miss Amy will present some not-so-scary spine chilling tales for little ones. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tales from Spooky Hollow

October 26, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 7 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Description:
In the days approaching Halloween, there are tales to be told. Miss Carolyn will share her spine-tingling tales that are sure to curl your hair and leave you looking over your shoulder. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tales from Spooky Hollow

October 26, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Are you afraid of the dark? Do you love scary stories? What about ghost stories that actually happened? Or maybe you just want to hear something dark and creepy? Storytellers Miss Carolyn, Miss Pat, and Miss Stella will give you something to think ab...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ghost Walk of Westminster

October 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
( 10 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. In the event of rain, a virtual ghost walk will take place in the library.   ...

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 "Everyone" group.

Sunday Music in the Library

October 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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 "Kids" group.

Read and Play

October 28, 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 28, 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 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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Meetup Mondays

October 28, 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 28, 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 "Adults" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

October 28, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Gardening and Environment
Description:
Drop in and bring your questions about fall and winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener. Pick up tips, handouts and more! ...