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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 18, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

October 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 10 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Learn about the Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, and make a craft perfect for your own Day of the Dead or Halloween festivities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Introduction to Dance

October 18, 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, STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Members of the Merritt Dance Academy National Honor Society for Dance Arts will be conducting an instructional program for children that brings literacy, dance and art together! Come dance and learn creative movement and ballet basics from our MDA me...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Read and Play

October 18, 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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tootie's Garden Puppet Show

October 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
There's no school, so load up the kids and head for the library for a special Halloween puppet show by the Grannies of Carroll Vista. If you enjoy the story of the Little Red Hen, then you will love this special show. After the performance, kids...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 18, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art-venture: Stamping

October 18, 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! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Introduction to Dance

October 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 8 )

Program Type: Music Theater and Dance, STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
Members of the Merritt Dance Academy National Honor Society for Dance Arts will be conducting an instructional program for children that brings literacy, dance and art together! Come dance and learn creative movement and ballet basics from our MDA me...

Disclaimer(s)

Only kids need to register. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kid Safe Day at the Library

October 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
See a real police car and hear tips on how to stay safe as we explore our community. Garfield’s Cyber Safety Adventures will be available for online safety training as well. Learn about safe posting and get more information about privacy and cyberbul...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Meet Pepper

October 18, 2019
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Meet Pepper, CCPL’s social humanoid robot! During this drop-in time, interact with Pepper to learn about robots and how their underlying technology works. Pepper was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act Grant from the Maryland State L...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Exploring CoSpaces

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Carroll Branch
Registration
Location: North Carroll Branch
Room: North Carroll Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - 17 )

Program Type: Fun and Games, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
We will be using the CoSpaces website to build 3D creations, animate them with code, and explore them in virtual or augmented reality. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kid Safe Day at the Library

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - 12 )

Description:
Meet McGruff the Crime Dog, see a real police car and hear tips on how to stay safe as we explore our community. Garfield’s Cyber Safety Adventures will be available for online safety training as well. Learn about privacy and get more informatio...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Writing

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Small Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Join us as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy!  Each month holds a different topic. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Robo Dojo: Code with Pepper

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Meet Pepper, CCPL's humanoid robot! Program Pepper to strike up a conversation, dance, or tell a story using the simple drag and drop language interface, Choregraphe. No previous coding experience is required. Explore coding concepts and human robot ...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO® Creations

October 18, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - Adults )

Program Type: Fun and Games, STEM/STEAM
Description:

Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Trunk or Treat: Car Decorating

October 18, 2019
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Fun and Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Is Halloween your favorite time of the year? Do you enjoy decorating and dressing up as much as your trick-or-treaters? Join us for our annual Trunk or Treat with games and activities. Register and decorate the trunk of your car for Halloween, bringi...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Trunk or Treat: Trick-or-Treating

October 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 17 )

Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Is Halloween your favorite time of the year? Join us for our Annual Trunk or Treat. Register your trick-or-treaters and come to the Taneytown Branch for games and activities, followed by trick-or-treating. Register here if you would like to decorate ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

Refreshments will be served.

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

Ghost Walk of Westminster

October 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Westminster Branch
Registration
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
( 10 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: History and Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. In the event of rain, a virtual ghost walk will take place in the library.   ...

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 web site.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

October 19, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cuentos Bilingües/ Bilingual Storytime

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 11 )

Program Type: Storytimes and Puppet Shows
Description:
¿Hable espanol? Compartiremos libros, cuentos, rimas, música y movimiento en inglés y español. Venga a hablar, cantar, leer y crear juntos en un formato apropiado para niños pequeños. Do you speak Spanish? We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Jamboree on the Air & Internet

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Exploration Point!
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Jamboree on the Air and Internet is a fun annual experience for all young people in scouting. Scouts around the world use the internet and radios to communicate with other scouts in different countries. Come learn about computers and radio technology...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Saturday Storytime

October 19, 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. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Walk Like an Animal

October 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Westminster Branch
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 2 - 8 )

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Description:
We'll explore the movement and tracks of different animals with a variety of activities and crafts.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Drumming for Wellness with Katy Gaughan

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Health and Wellness, Music Theater and Dance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Family friendly community drum circle for all ages! No experience necessary. Drums will be provided for participants, although you are welcome to bring your own.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

Robot Pumpkin Smash

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Registration
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 5 - Adults )
Teens
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Are you ready to go to the moon, Mars, or Deep Space?  Local robotics teams built robots with an eye on exploration of the farthest reaches of the galaxy!  They want to share what they have learned, and give you a taste of driving rove...

Disclaimer(s)

This is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events being held around the state. Learn more about the MD STEM Festival here.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Body Disposal Primer for Writers

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Finksburg Branch
Location: Finksburg Branch
Room: Finksburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Author Talks
Description:
Jeanne Adams is back with Mauled Men, Drowned Dames and Crispy Critters; a Body Disposal Primer for Writers. In this interactive workshop, Jeanne will help us get rid of the body and plot your coroner, morgue, and funeral home timelines. If you have ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wellness Warriors: Eating Vegan

October 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Taneytown Branch
Cancelled
Location: Taneytown Branch
Room: Taneytown Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Health and Wellness
Description:
Are you interested in eating vegan, or at least a more plant-based diet? Join the Wellness Warriors to learn how plant-based alternatives can be healthy AND delicious! ...