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PAWS to Read

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: Live Animals
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Description:
Come to the library to visit with or read to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals boosts reading skills in children, and helps with social skills and even emotional health for all ages. Adults and seniors are welcome to come to d...

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Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Carroll Chapter Critique Group

3:30pm - 4:45pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Please join the Carroll Chapter Critique Group as we meet to discuss our writing efforts and achievements.   ...
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.

Dance Demo

10:00am - 11:00am
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join Tami Gee's Studio of Dance for a class in ballet and creative movement. Wear clothing that you can move freely in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Pre-Twinkle Violin Class Demo

10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Come to a free violin class at the library. This free 30-minute group class will instruct children in the basics of violin playing (instrument hold, bow hold, rhythms, basic instrument care, etc.). Children will have a chance to play along with Ms. G...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

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.

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. 

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

Eldersburg Hooked on Crochet

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Join this friendly crochet group that is open to both beginners and experienced crocheters alike. Those new to crocheting should bring a size J hook and a light-colored, worsted-weight yarn to the class. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make a Fantasy-Themed Luminary Jar

6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
( 11 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Make a fantasy-themed luminary jar. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Perler Creations: Poké Ball Trinket Boxes

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Create a three-dimensional Poké Ball trinket box out of fuse beads. Perfect for a gift to yourself or someone special. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mah Jongg

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games
Description:
Join us for a friendly game of American Mah Jongg. We welcome experienced players, as well as those newer to the game, for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. If you don’t have a card, one will be prov...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Veterans Book Club: Brothers Down

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is Brothers Do...

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 website.

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.

Read and Play

9:45am - 10:30am
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg 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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

9:45am - 10:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy 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)

Siblings are welcome to attend this program.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Move and Learn

10:00am - 11:00am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster 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.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Twos and Threes Together

10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 3 )

Program Type: Storytime

This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Disclaimer(s)

Siblings are welcome to attend this program.

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

Sewing Skills: Sewing Patterns Demystified

10:00am - 12:00pm
Exploration Commons
Registration
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Classroom
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Sewing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Learn about using commercial and indie sewing patterns, measuring for size, and how to interpret and navigate written instructions. This is a beginner-friendly class, no sewing experience is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

10:45am - 11:30am
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy 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)

Siblings are welcome to attend this program.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Twos and Threes Together

11:00am - 12:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 3 )

Program Type: Storytime

This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mount Airy Info-Walks

11:30am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
James Clear, author of the best-selling book Atomic Habits, advises that motivation and accountability play a huge part in creating lasting habits. Join us for a 30-minute “info-walk” around the neighborhood surrounding CCPL's Mount Airy Branch. You ...