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Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll 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.

Read and Play

10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
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 "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 "Kids" group.

Read and Play

11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

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)

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: Offsite
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 a compilation of Miss Read at Christmas titles by Miss Read. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Online Video, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Add light-up sparkle to your holidays with Chibitronics paper circuits and tools. Exploration Commons staff will demonstrate how to combine art, engineering, and STEM skills to make unique projects with circuit stickers and the Chibi Chip microcontro...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Zoom Hang Out: Anime Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - 17 )

Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Do you like watching anime or reading manga? Join this virtual hangout to discuss your favorite series with other like-minded teens! Please plan on logging in to the meeting 5 minutes early. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

Quick and Easy Christmas Ornaments

6:30pm - 7:45pm
North Carroll Branch
Library Branch: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Meeting Description
Adults, get in the festive spirit and learn to make two cute ornaments for your Christmas tree!   Registration required. ...
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: 15
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.

Gingerbread Fun Holiday Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Join the holiday fun as we celebrate the season with gingerbread stories, songs, and seated activities. Enjoy a take-home activity kit for each registered child. ...

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.

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 "Teens" group.

Holiday Service Hours Lock-In

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join us after hours for some holiday-themed service projects! Wear your favorite holiday outfit, listen to holiday music, and drink hot chocolate while making cards for seniors, creating ornaments to send as gifts, and more. All participants will ear...

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: 15
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 "Adults" group.

Free Spirit Book Club: This Tender Land

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg 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 This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. ...

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.

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:
Pick up a snow ornament kit. We'll provide inspiration and supplies, you provide glue and creativity! Available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Fun Movie Night

All Day
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
During this busy season, set aside a night for family fun—and let us help! Pick up a kit at CCPL's Taneytown Branch with all you need for a night of family entertainment. Kits will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, December 13. ...

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.

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: 15
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Art Holiday Trees Take and Make

All Day 12/13 - 12/17
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Description:
Use old books to make fun and distinctive holiday trees! We'll provide everything you need and the instructions to give it a try at home, so stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to claim your kit, while supplies last! ...