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Letters to Santa

All Day
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 9 )

Description:
Let us help get your letter to Santa! Stop by during library hours, write a letter, then drop it in our special mailbox. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Best-Dressed Staff Pet Contest

All Day
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Display Case
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Is there anything the staff at the Mount Airy Branch loves more than books? Yes, their pets! Our lobby display case will be filled with photos of our special family members all decked out for the holidays. Vote for your favorite and get a small rewar...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Letters to Santa

All Day
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 9 )

Description:
Let us help get your letter to Santa! Stop by during library hours, write a letter, then drop it in our special mailbox. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Create a Glass Ornament

10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Decorate a glass ornament using melted crayons. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Health and Wellness, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
A virtual, interactive storytime that focuses on cultivating children's social-emotional competencies through engaging stories, games, and activities! What is social and emotional learning (SEL)? Research has shown that social-emotional skill...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants one hour before the program starts.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Customize a Cricut Mug

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Use Cricut Design Space® to design and customize your own mug, perfect for holiday gifts! Learn to use Design Space®, make your design, cut it out using the Cricut, and prepare to press your design onto a mug using infusible ink! Finished mugs will b...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

To Be Read: The Tannery by Michael Almond

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

Program Type: Author Talks
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
Description:
Join us for an author talk with Michael Almond about his new work The Tannery. The Tannery transports readers to the turbulent world of the post-Reconstruction South. Reflecting on issues prominent in today's headlines, themes of Black voter sup...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Online
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Online Video
Description:
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy, without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of top...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Best-Dressed Staff Pet Contest

All Day
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Display Case
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Is there anything the staff at the Mount Airy Branch loves more than books? Yes, their pets! Our lobby display case will be filled with photos of our special family members all decked out for the holidays. Vote for your favorite and get a small rewar...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Deck the Halls Take and Make Kit

All Day
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 10 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Description:
This holiday, pick up a kit and make some fun reindeer ornaments. We'll provide inspiration and supplies, you provide glue and creativity! Available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holiday Home Décor Kit

All Day
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Deck your halls with a DIY holiday centerpiece. Pick up a kit with all the supplies you will need to create a display sure to shine. Kits will be available for pickup at CCPL's Taneytown Branch beginning Monday, December 6. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Letters to Santa

All Day
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 9 )

Description:
Let us help get your letter to Santa! Stop by during library hours, write a letter, then drop it in our special mailbox. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take and Bake Ornaments

All Day
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Description:
Preheat the oven for some holiday fun! Instead of cookies, we're baking ornaments! Craft bags will include shrinky dink designs for you to decorate. These crafts will be available at CCPL's Taneytown Branch, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Read Together Kits

All Day 12/6 - 12/10
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 12 )

Program Type: Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Bond with your children as they get older through reading! We are making it easy to start a read-aloud tradition in your own household by providing you with a family-favorite chapter book, some suggested activities, and a couple o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Holiday Fun Kit

All Day 12/6 - 12/10
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Description:
Holiday time is a great time for fun! Pick up a take-home craft and activity kit for hours of entertainment during this wonderful season. Kits will be available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Holiday Fun

All Day 12/6 - 12/10
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 10 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Description:
Holiday time is a great time for fun! Pick up a take-home while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. 

Meet us in the branch's Play and Learn Center for a fun storytime! Please register one person per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

Disclaimer(s)

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

Disclaimer(s)

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Best-Dressed Staff Pet Contest

All Day
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Display Case
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Is there anything the staff at the Mount Airy Branch loves more than books? Yes, their pets! Our lobby display case will be filled with photos of our special family members all decked out for the holidays. Vote for your favorite and get a small rewar...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Letters to Santa

All Day
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 9 )

Description:
Let us help get your letter to Santa! Stop by during library hours, write a letter, then drop it in our special mailbox. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Star Wars Self-Care Take Home Kit

All Day
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
From a galaxy far, far away...these relaxing take-home kits arrived here, for you! Master the Force, and your worries, with these stellar crafts and activities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.