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MLK Day

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Eldersburg Branch, Exploration Commons, Finksburg Branch, Mount Airy Branch, North Carroll Branch, Taneytown Branch, Westminster Branch, Mobile Services, CCPL Headquarters, Offsite
Description:
Closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Online
Age Group:
Teens ( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: Online Video, STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Description:
Learn basic electricity and electronic concepts with Tinkercad Circuits. This online simulation tool is a wonderful way to get into electronics without the hassle of expensive and delicate lab equipment. We’ll cover basic electricity, series and para...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
( 10 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Create your own DIY Pokémon snow globe. Material and instructions will be provided. This take-home kit can be picked up at CCPL's Taneytown Branch beginning Tuesday, January 18. Kits not picked up by January 24 will be distributed to other participan...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Library Loot Box: Winter

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

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Take Home Kits
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Hold onto your winter caps! It's time for a Library Loot Box! The Loot Box is a take-home kit with a craft, a treat, a few little surprises, and an actual library book for you to read! In the spirit of the season, our theme this month is...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Winter Fun Craft & Activity Kits

All Day 1/18 - 1/21
Taneytown Branch
Location: Taneytown Branch
Age Group:
Kids ( 3 - 6 )

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Fun and Games, Take Home Kits
Description:
Winter offers so many opportunities for mixing fun and learning! Pick up a take-home craft and activity kit for hours of educational entertainment during this wonderful season. Kits will be available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Ask A Master Gardener

9:30am - 11:30am
North Carroll Branch
Location: North Carroll Branch
Age Group:
Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Type: Gardening and Environment
Description:
Bring your questions about winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener and pick up tips, handouts, and more! ...

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.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 24 Months )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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.

Please register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
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. 

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.

Corky's Adventures

11:00am - 11:15am
Online
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Online Video, Storytime
Description:
What kind of adventure will Corky have today? Come play, sing, and learn with Corky as he explores his world. View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel. ...
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including  music, movement, and books.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Homeschool Coding Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Registration
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( 6 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join us in Exploration Point! for this ongoing club where we'll explore the basics of coding. We will learn about algorithms, sequencing, problem-solving and more, using collaborative activities and drag and drop coding. Register once for a...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Intro to 3D Printing with Tinkercad

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Kids ( 8 - 17 )
Teens

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
In this beginner-level hands-on program, we'll define 3D printing and walk through tips and tricks for better designs. Participants are encouraged to follow along at home. All demonstrations will use Tinkercad and PrusaSlicer. Previous experience wit...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

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

Intro to Laser Cutting

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Exploration Commons
Registration
Location: Exploration Commons
Room: Exploration Commons Classroom
Age Group:
Teens ( 12 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology and Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
This beginner-level laser cutter class will walk you through the basics of design, machine use, and safety procedures. Customers who successfully complete this program will be certified for use of Exploration Commons’ Fusion Pro laser cutter. ...

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.

Pajama Party Storytime

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
Location: Westminster Branch
Room: Westminster Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Kids ( Birth - 8 )

Program Type: Storytime

Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
( 11 - Adults )
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts, Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Description:
In this online beginner's level class, Sarah Reading CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher) will lead us through a relaxing drawing activity that all starts with four dots and a line. The outcome will amaze you! Please have the following supplies handy:&n...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Group

9:15am - 1:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Mid-Size Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Description:
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your ...

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
Westminster Branch
Cancelled
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. 

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 "Adults" group.

Mount Airy Knitters

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mount Airy Branch
Location: Mount Airy Branch
Room: Mount Airy Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: DIY Arts and Crafts
Description:
Join the Mount Airy Knitters for a weekly roundtable of knitting, conversation, and fun. All experience levels are welcome.   ...

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.

Frog Prince Puppet Show

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

Program Type: Puppet Show
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
Oh no! The princess has dropped her sparkly golden ball down the well, what will she do? Frog will help her get the ball. All he wants in return is to be her best friend. Will the princess keep her promise to play with the frog and become his best fr...

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 ( Birth - 5 )

Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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 Bossypants by Tina Fey. ...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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

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

Program Type: Online Video
Description:
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch on the first and third Wednesdays of the month and listen to the North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes. We'll supply the main dish, just brin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Garden Talk: Holiday Plant Care

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eldersburg Branch
Location: Eldersburg Branch
Room: Eldersburg Large Meeting Room
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Gardening and Environment
Description:
Join beginner and experienced gardeners as we discuss options and care for holiday plants. All are welcome to share their interest and passion for gardening and be inspired in this friendly learning environment. Facilitated by a University of Ma...

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 "Adults" group.

Transitioning to Medicare Part 1

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Online
Registration
Location: Online
Age Group:
Adults

Program Type: Business and Finance, Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning to Medicare. This seminar will cover what the four part...

Disclaimer(s)

All attendees need to register.

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