Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Solar System Bracelets

August 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 8 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Learn about the planets in our solar system, then make your very own solar system bracelet! ...

Independent Exploration

August 24, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

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. For staff assistance with a project o...

Music TogetherⓇ Demo Class by Syke’d Music

August 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, Music Theater and Dance, STEM/STEAM
Description:
Calling all babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grownups! Join Katie Garner from Syke’d Music for a fun, interactive Music TogetherⓇ demo class. Experience a sample of our most loved songs from the Family Favorites song collection. Please ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Reptile Smiles

August 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Nicole Mikulas will present an exciting line-up of exotic reptiles in this interactive program for all ages! Learn about reptile care, fun facts, and more. ...

3, 2, 1...Blast Off!

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Join us for some outerspace fun! ...

Stay Safe with Tristar Martial Arts

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class focusing on stranger danger, safety, and anti-bullying. Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

Origami Cranes

August 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Learn and perfect some basic origami folds that can be used to create a classic paper crane, along with many other origami projects.  ...

PAWS to Read

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 17 )
Teens

Description:
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. ...

Nebula Notebooks

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Registration
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Capture the cosmos and create a notebook that’s out of this world! Learn a simple painting technique that will help you make your school supplies universally awesome! All materials are provided. ...

Independent Exploration

August 25, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

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. For staff assistance with a project o...

Family Storytime

August 26, 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

August 26, 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.

Think Your Drink

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 10 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Learn about unhealthy snacks and how they affect you during the day. See what happens when you eat healthy snacks. Explore the amount of sugar in different drinks - measure it into cups for an eye-opening visual. Teams work together to guess wha...

Meetup Mondays

August 26, 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...

Independent Exploration

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

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. For staff assistance with a project o...

Family Storytime

August 26, 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

August 26, 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: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome. ...

Lunch at the Library

August 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 18 )
Teens

Description:
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and ...

Disclaimer(s)

Refreshments will be served.

How Big is Big, How Far is Far, and How Small We Really Are

August 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 4 - 11 )
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
Are we there yet? Are we there yet? How many times have you heard that on a short trip? But just think — at the speed of 1,000 miles per hour, it would take 8.3 years to reach the Sun and we haven't left our block yet! Join Skip Bird, Outreach Direct...

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Firefly Island

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll 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 Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate. ...

Read and Play

August 27, 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

August 27, 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

August 27, 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

August 27, 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. 

EPIC Animation

August 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 10 - 13 )
Teens

Program Type: Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
For 5th - 8th graders. Learn to design your own cartoons with Pivot Stickfigure Animator in this fun computer class. You'll learn how to add multiple characters and figures, change the colors, and add backgrounds. Bring a thumb drive if you'd like to...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Move & Learn

August 27, 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

August 27, 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.