Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

ABCs & 123s

September 6, 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: 25
Description:
Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We’ll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun! ...

Pre-Twinkle Violin Class

September 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Come to a free violin class at the library! We are offering a free 30 minute group class that will instruct children the very basics of violin playing (instrument hold, bow hold, rhythms, basic instrument care, etc.). Children will have a chance to j...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Read and Play

September 6, 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

September 6, 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. 

Art-venture: Paint

September 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, STEM/STEAM
Description:
Adventure through the world of art and explore different ways for little artists to express their creativity! ...

Saturday Storytime

September 7, 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. 

Level Up Your Locker

September 7, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Stay organized with style this school year by creating fun and magnetic organizers for your locker. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Chess Club

September 7, 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. ...

Sunday Music in the Library

September 8, 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...

Read and Play

September 9, 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.

Family Storytime

September 9, 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. 

Read and Play

September 9, 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.

Meetup Mondays

September 9, 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...

Ready, Set, School!

September 9, 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.

Family Storytime

September 9, 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

September 9, 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: Music Theater and Dance, Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome. ...

Teen Advisory Board

September 9, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - 17 )

Description:
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks at 3:30 PM, then we’ll get down to business around 3:45 PM. Need service hours? We’ve got those too!...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

Pajama Storytime

September 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your pajamas to this cozy storytime. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

Community Showing of Heroin Still Kills

September 9, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Please join us for a free community showing of Heroin Still Kills. Guest speakers include  Commissioner Stephen Wantz,Beth Schmidt from MD Coalition of Families and Heather Asbury of the Carroll County Health Dept. This program sponsored by the ...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

The Victorian Historian

September 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: History and Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
This is not your typical history lesson. Adam Shefts offers a unique insight into the obscure history of America’s 19th and early 20th century. This entertaining program features short stories, facts, footage, audio, and demonstrations. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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.

Read and Play

September 10, 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

September 10, 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

September 10, 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

September 10, 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. 

Let's Move

September 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 5 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist. There will be age appropriate stories, songs and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! ...

Move & Learn

September 10, 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

September 10, 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.