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NASA Science: Our Planet, the Solar System, and Beyond

October 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
NASA is about more than just sending people into space—they study the science of our universe. It provides humankind a unique vantage point with observatories in Earth orbit, on and around other planets, and at the very edge of the solar sy...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

DINOvember

November 1, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Stop by the Service Desk throughout the month of November for a dinosaur scavenger hunt. You never know where the dinosaurs will be hiding or what kind of trouble they've gotten themselves into! You'll receive your own plastic dino as a reward once y...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 1, 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.

ABCs & 123s

November 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We’ll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Little Ones: It's Never Too Early to Get Ready for Kindergarten

November 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 3 )

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Learn how you can help your child develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing, and playing, simple activities you probably do already! This storytime features interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by ac...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

November 1, 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.

Water Science

November 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Help your preschool child discover a variety of characteristics of water with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. ...

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.

Family Storytime

November 1, 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.

DINOvember

November 2, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Stop by the Service Desk throughout the month of November for a dinosaur scavenger hunt. You never know where the dinosaurs will be hiding or what kind of trouble they've gotten themselves into! You'll receive your own plastic dino as a reward once y...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

November 2, 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 "Everyone" group.

Bluegrass with Alani

November 2, 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.

Forensic Science 4-H

November 2, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 12 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Do you enjoy solving crimes, using clues? Or have you ever dreamed about becoming an investigator? Join University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County 4-H as we will use investigative tools and STEM to solve a crime!  ...

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.

Little Ones: It's Never Too Early to Get Ready for Kindergarten

November 2, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 3 )

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Learn how you can help your child develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, writing, singing, and playing, simple activities you probably do already! This storytime features interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by ac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hand Lettering Workshop with Amy Latta

November 2, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Author Talks, DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join author Amy Latta for a workshop where you'll discover the fun and relaxing art of hand lettering. No prior experience necessary. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chess Club

November 2, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Play chess and learn from other players. For all ages and skill levels. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open Exploration

November 2, 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.

3D Print Your Own Bookmark!

November 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Have you ever wanted to design your own bookmark? Well, now you have a chance! Join us at the Taneytown Branch Library to pick up a free book and design your very own bookmark to go with it. We'll use your design to make it with our 3D printer! ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees 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.

Mona Hanna-Attisha: One Maryland One Book Author Tour

November 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Offsite
Registration
Location: Offsite
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Author Talks
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 730
Description:
Meet Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City, the 2019 One Maryland One Book selection. What the Eyes Don't See is the inspiring story of how Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha,...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

DINOvember

November 3, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Stop by the Service Desk throughout the month of November for a dinosaur scavenger hunt. You never know where the dinosaurs will be hiding or what kind of trouble they've gotten themselves into! You'll receive your own plastic dino as a reward once y...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chicken Little Was Right, the Sky Is Falling, the Sky Is Falling

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

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Join us as we bend space and time to reach the bathrooms on the other side of the galaxy. Travel to a distant star just before its death and warp the fabric of space and survive to tell about it. Find out your connection to the elements and how our a...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees 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.

Sunday Music in the Library

November 3, 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: Grumpy Old Men

November 3, 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 Grumpy Old Men (PG-13, 103 min). Feel free to BYO popcorn and refreshments. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

DINOvember

November 4, 2019
9:00am - 8:45pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Stop by the Service Desk throughout the month of November for a dinosaur scavenger hunt. You never know where the dinosaurs will be hiding or what kind of trouble they've gotten themselves into! You'll receive your own plastic dino as a reward once y...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

November 4, 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

November 4, 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

November 4, 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

November 4, 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...