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Women of Woodcut 4:00 pm
Women of Woodcut @ Scott Center Art Gallery - T Building, Rotunda
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm
Event Title: Women of Woodcut
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 1 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Crab Feast-Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. 1:00 pm
Crab Feast-Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. @ Lisbon Volunteer Fire Co., Inc.
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for steamed crabs, fried chicken, MD crab soup, green beans, potato salad, corn on the cob, & beverages-BYOB. Buffet starts at 1pm, crabs served at 2pm. Tickets: 443.289.5992 Tickets available on a first[...]
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open 1:00 pm
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Dracula the Musical: Presented by the American School of Inspiration – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Dracula the Musical: Presented by the American School of Inspiration – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join local performers with the American School of Inspiration for a thrilling production of Dracula the Musical. Set in Europe at the end of the Victorian Era, Dracula the Musical mixes drama, suspense, and gothic[...]
Harp Shadows with Elaine Bryant – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Harp Shadows with Elaine Bryant – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Local harp performer Elaine Bryant will play classical and popular songs that you will recognize. Spend a Sunday afternoon listening to beautiful harp music at the library! Registration for this event begins 10/17/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 2 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Family Storytime: Library – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Library – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 2 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 2 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Explore, tinker and create! After listening to a story, children, with their caregivers, will have the opportunity to investigate and have hands-on exploration at learning stations. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Take a Story Walk! – Finksburg Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Take a Story Walk! – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We will have a short storytime in the branch and then take a StoryWalkâ„¢ in Sandymount Park where we follow a guided story walk and do activities along the way. We will still have a[...]
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Ready, Set, School: Farm – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Family Storytime: Library – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Library – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Teen Advisory Board – Westminster Branch 3:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 2 @ 3:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks at 3:30 PM, then we’ll get down to business around 3:45[...]
Pajama Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Refreshments will be served. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
“The Mask You Live In:” Philosophy Film and Discussion 7:00 pm
“The Mask You Live In:” Philosophy Film and Discussion @ Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Department of Philosophy at McDaniel hosts a screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.” The film explores pressures of 21st century masculinity in the United States through interviews with coaches, former athletes,[...]
“The Mask You Live In:” Philosophy Film and Discussion 7:00 pm
“The Mask You Live In:” Philosophy Film and Discussion @ Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Department of Philosophy at McDaniel hosts a screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.” The film explores pressures of 21st century masculinity in the United States through interviews with coaches, former athletes,[...]
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns! Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s collections. Learn about Poe’s personal life and family, his writings, and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849.[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 3 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 3 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Move!: Farm – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Move!: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and[...]
Move & Learn: Science – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Move & Learn: Science – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Move & Learn: Science – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Move & Learn: Science – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Have fun with your baby and remember songs, fingerplays, and rhymes from your childhood! Songs and rhymes provide many lifelong benefits to help your child with their language and develop an appreciation for rhyme and[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Forest – Finksburg Branch 1:30 pm
Ready, Set, School: Forest – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Save Money on Medicare – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Save Money on Medicare – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn some tips about saving money through the Maryland State Prescription Drug Assistance Program. Jo Donaldson, from the Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Disabilities, will provide information about other Medicare savings programs and how[...]
Interfaith Community of Carroll County – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Interfaith Community of Carroll County – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Nan Nelson will lead a discussion on The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, which explores correctional facilities and the African American community. Registration for this event begins[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Farm – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
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“A Streetcar Named Desire” at McDaniel College Theatre 7:30 pm
“A Streetcar Named Desire” at McDaniel College Theatre @ WMC Alumni Hall
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
McDaniel College theatre arts students perform Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, which “has become an icon of American culture,” according to the Library of Congress, and is on its list of “88 Books that Shaped[...]
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 4 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Food – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Ready, Set, School: Food – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Family Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Farm – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Family Storytime: Forest – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Forest – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Transitioning to Medicare Part I – Westminster Branch 5:00 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part I – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning[...]
Mah Jongg – Game On! – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Mah Jongg – Game On! – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a friendly game of mah jongg. We welcome experienced mah jongg players (as well as those newer to the game) for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Food – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Food – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Forest – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Forest – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Westminster Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Westminster Branch 6:30 pm
Westminster Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month’s featured title. New participants are always welcome. October’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book and[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 4 @ 6:45 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 5 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Family Storytime: Food – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Food – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 5 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Science – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Farm – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Each month we will read a 2017-18 Black-Eyed Susan nominee from the picture book list, followed by group discussion and related activity. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 8/24/2017.
Family Storytime: Farm – Westminster Branch 1:00 pm
Family Storytime: Farm – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/2 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions 1:00 pm
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions @ North Carroll Senior Center
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? You don’t have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage[...]
Preschool Science: Five Senses in Fall – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Preschool Science: Five Senses in Fall – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Bring all of your senses with you to the library and smell, touch, hear, taste, and see fall. This sensory based program will promote exploration and foster excitement about the world around us! Registration for[...]
Music: Create Mix & Master – Westminster Branch 3:00 pm
Music: Create Mix & Master – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Explore and create sounds and music using a microphone and keyboard. Mix them up using the Audiobox USB interface and then record and produce your masterpiece using PreSonus One recording software. This event (11/2) is[...]
Gotta Hat? Need Mittens! – Westminster Branch 3:30 pm
Gotta Hat? Need Mittens! – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 11:59 pm
This is a three-session knitting class in which you will learn to knit a basic mitten. Skills required are casting on, knitting, and purling. You will learn how to knit in the round using double-pointed[...]
Washi Tape Birthday Cards – Eldersburg Branch 4:00 pm
Washi Tape Birthday Cards – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Create eye-catching colorful birthday cards using washi tape and other craft supplies. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/21/2017.
Mini Drone Rodeo – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Mini Drone Rodeo – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Check out CCPL’s new mini drones and test your drone piloting ability! We’ll have flying obstacle courses for you to show off your skills. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/21/2017.
Taneytown Gets Rocked! – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Taneytown Gets Rocked! – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
We are painting rocks to hide around Taneytown, to spread joy and brighten people’s day. Registration for this event begins 10/15/2017.
Transitioning to Medicare Part 1 – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part 1 – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning[...]
Nikki Painter: Visiting Artist Lecture 7:00 pm
Nikki Painter: Visiting Artist Lecture @ Peterson Hall, Room 104
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
Contemporary artist Nikki Painter presents a visiting artist lecture. She works primarily in mixed media drawings and her installations investigate how the environments in her drawings might exist in three-dimensional space. Painter received her Bachelor of[...]
Nikki Painter: Visiting Artist Lecture 7:00 pm
Nikki Painter: Visiting Artist Lecture @ Peterson Hall, Room 104
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
Hosted by McDaniel’s Art Club Ars Nova, Contemporary artist Nikki Painter presents a visiting artist lecture. She works primarily in mixed media drawings and her installations investigate how the environments in her drawings might exist[...]
Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
George Schooley, certified septic system installer, inspector and founder of Legacy Septic & Excavation shares how to maintain your septic system to keep it working properly, helping you protect your home and family. Questions regarding[...]
Phi Beta Kappa Lecture with George Dyson, Independent Historian of Technology 7:30 pm
Phi Beta Kappa Lecture with George Dyson, Independent Historian of Technology @ McDaniel Lounge
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm
The annual Phi Beta Kappa lecture features George Dyson, an independent historian of technology and nonfiction author. He speaks on a variety of topics, including the evolution of artificial intelligence. Call 410-857-2290 for more information.
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 6 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Mayberry Fall Festival 10:00 am
Mayberry Fall Festival @ Mayberry First Church of God
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shortening days and cooler temperatures are sure signs that Fall is approaching. Join us for an exciting day filled with good food, games and entertainment for the whole family. The Mayberry Fall Festival strives to[...]
Ready, Set, School: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play at Integrace Fairhaven – Eldersburg Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play at Integrace Fairhaven – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. This session is held at Fairhaven Assisted Living Center in Sykesville. The elderly residents will join us for[...]
Songs, Stories, and Seniors – Finksburg Branch 10:30 am
Songs, Stories, and Seniors – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in[...]
ABCs and 123s – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
ABCs and 123s – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We’ll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Build Challenge: Three Little Pigs – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Build Challenge: Three Little Pigs – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
The Three Little Pigs built houses out of straw, sticks, and bricks. Let’s see if you can build a house that can withstand the big bad wolf! Building materials will be provided. Registration for this[...]
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Book Chat – Taneytown Branch 1:00 pm
Book Chat – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you’ve been reading and get ideas for what to read next! Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Art Explorers – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Art Explorers – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us as we learn about an artist and the art technique they made famous, then create your own masterpiece from what you’ve learned. All supplies will be provided. This program is designed for children[...]
It’s Ninja Time! – Westminster Branch 2:00 pm
It’s Ninja Time! – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Gain some new ninja skills with activities and stories for the ninja-to-be. Registration for this event begins 10/2/2017.
Monster Book Hedgehogs – North Carroll Branch 2:00 pm
Monster Book Hedgehogs – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
What’s better than making a book hedgehog? That’s right, making a monster book hedgehog. We’ll supply all the materials you need to make this creepy creation! Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Writer’s Circle – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Writer’s Circle – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc. Registration for this event begins 10/12/2017.
Slime Lab – Mount Airy Branch 2:30 pm
Slime Lab – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Make your own slime! We’ll be mixing up different colors, textures, and scents of gooey, awesome slime. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Ghost Walk of Westminster – Westminster Branch 6:30 pm
Ghost Walk of Westminster – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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[...]
Carroll County Corn Maze 7:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 7 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Country Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am
Country Breakfast Buffet @ Church of the Ascension - Holy Cross Hall
Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. Come hungry, leave full. Called the best in Carroll County by many of our customers, a full all-you-can-eat breakfast menu including pancakes,[...]
Carroll County Farmers’ Market “Fall Celebration” 8:00 am
Carroll County Farmers’ Market “Fall Celebration” @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Carroll County Farmers’ Market “Fall Celebration” @ Carroll County Ag Center
65 vendors with hand made crafts, pumpkins, pumpkin butter, mums, home baked goods, and more. Fall produce. Breakfast and lunch are served.
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 7 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Build It! – Taneytown Branch 10:00 am
Build It! – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Bring your friends and build! We have a range of materials for your designs – from LEGO® and wooden blocks to magnetic building materials. Get creative and see what you can design! Enjoy a STEAM[...]
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Mayberry Fall Festival 10:00 am
Mayberry Fall Festival @ Mayberry First Church of God
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Mayberry Fall Festival strives to create a Fun, Clean, Safe and Affordable Family Friendly event for the young to the young at heart! We have been working hard over the years to create a[...]
Mayberry Fall Festival 10:00 am
Mayberry Fall Festival @ Mayberry First Church of God
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shortening days and co0ler temperatures are sure signs that Fall is approaching.  Join us for an exciting day filled with good food, games and entertainment for the whole family. The Mayberry Fall Festival strives to[...]
Race for Her 10:00 am
Race for Her @ Gill Center
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am
McDaniel College’s Phi Alpha Mu sorority and alumnae club host a 5K race to benefit the House of Ruth. For more information and to register, visit www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/race-for-her-5k.
Race for Her 10:00 am
Race for Her @ Gill Center
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am
McDaniel College’s Phi Alpha Mu sorority and alumnae club host a 5K race to benefit the House of Ruth. For more information and to register, visit www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/race-for-her-5k.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Kinderconcert: Unicorns – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Kinderconcert: Unicorns – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
Join us for a violin and piano concert followed by a storytime and a chance to explore some instruments yourself! Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
Bluegrass with Alani – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Bluegrass with Alani – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin in the café. Alani is 16 and has been making music for seven years. Registration for this event begins 8/24/2017.
Saturday Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime: Familiar Characters – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/23/2017.
Taneytown Annual Harvest Fest 11:00 am
Taneytown Annual Harvest Fest @ Taneytown Memorial Park
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am
Civil War Reenactment, Living History, Period Settlers, crafters, artists, kid zone, petting zoo, music and a variety of food.
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County 12:00 pm
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
October 7 & 8, 2017.  Saturday; Noon – 8pm, Sunday; Noon – 6pm. This will be a fun-filled weekend with many family activities. Authentic style German Foods, beers and music.  Free admission for those arriving[...]
Music on the Main 1:00 pm
Music on the Main @ Town of New Windsor
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Music on the Main @ Town of New Windsor
Music on the Main is New Windsor’s annual street festival. It’s on the first Saturday in October and features live bands, a beer and wine garden, food and craft vendors, activities for children and more!
Read with a Ballerina – Mount Airy Branch 1:00 pm
Read with a Ballerina – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come hear stories and see a movement demonstration from a real ballerina courtesy of the Contempic School of Ballet! Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Faux Leather Vase – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Faux Leather Vase – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us as we repurpose your old vases, bottles, and jars around your home. We will use masking tape and shoe polish for this transformation. You won’t believe the results. If you don’t have something[...]
Caring Carroll Bingo Bonanza 6:00 pm
Caring Carroll Bingo Bonanza @ New Windsor Fire Hall
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1st Annual Theme Game Bingo! 20 regular bingo games, 4 special games, 50/50, door prizes and raffles. Themes include: Ravens, Date Night, Christmas, Halloween, Bar, Maryland, Pink, Orioles, Handyman, BBQ, Picnic, Pie, Children’s and many[...]
Carroll County Corn Maze 7:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike 7:30 pm
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike @ Carroll Arts Center
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
Valerie Smith has a unique style and sound that has rocked the bluegrass world for almost two decades with critically acclaimed recordings and Grammy, IBMA and Dove Award nominations. Valerie has a staggeringly expansive range[...]
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike 7:30 pm
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike @ Carroll Arts Center
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
Valerie Smith has a unique style and sound that has rocked the bluegrass world for almost two decades with critically acclaimed recordings and Grammy, IBMA and Dove Award nominations. Valerie has a staggeringly expansive range[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 8 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County 10:00 am
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
6th Annual Oktoberfest – Rotary Clubs of Carroll County @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
October 7 & 8, 2017.  This will be a fun-filled weekend with many family activities. Authentic style German Foods, beers and music.  Free admission for those arriving in authentic German attire.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Secret Garden Autumn R&B/Neo-Soul Wine Festival 11:00 am
Secret Garden Autumn R&B/Neo-Soul Wine Festival @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Featuring a complimentary glass and tasting of Basignani and Dejon wines from their vineyards. Food vendors, cigars, hookah, spa treatments, and live music.  No outside alcohol permitted.
Carroll County Corn Maze 12:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open 1:00 pm
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
David Koronet on Guitar – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
David Koronet on Guitar – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
David Koronet will play eclectic acoustic, a mix of original music and covers, as he aims to touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Halloween Holly – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Halloween Holly – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Halloween is coming, and so is the candy. Local author Cara Via has written Halloween Holly as a way to start a family plan to limit the sugar consumption during the holiday season. Join us[...]
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Sisters in Crime Author Panel – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Sisters in Crime Author Panel – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Five authors from the Chesapeake Chapter of Sisters in Crime will talk about their books, their characters, and their path to publishing them. Books will be available for purchase. We will also have some prizes[...]
Halloween Social Dance 6:30 pm
Halloween Social Dance @ Winfield Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Halloween Theme!  Costumes Are Welcome!  Singles/couples can spend an enjoyable evening dancing on this beautiful wooden floor.  Bring your dancing shoes and your friends.   DJ & snacks and drinks are available. BYOB.
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
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Columbus Day (regional holiday)
Columbus Day (regional holiday)
Oct 9 all-day
Public holiday in: Alabama, American Samoa, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,[...]
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 9 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Family Storytime: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 9 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Explore, tinker and create! After listening to a story, children, with their caregivers, will have the opportunity to investigate and have hands-on exploration at learning stations. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Baby Rembrandt – Bookmobile 10:30 am
Baby Rembrandt – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
It’s a beautiful mess! Let’s play and experiment with different art mediums. There will be no limit to the good times and beauty that we can create together. Please remember to wear clothing that is[...]
Ready, Set, School: Family – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Family Storytime: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Service Learning Hours: KidWorks – Eldersburg Branch 5:30 pm
Service Learning Hours: KidWorks – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 11:59 pm
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the first meeting, we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the second meeting (9/25, 10/30, & 11/20) we present the storytime. You must come to[...]
18th Annual A Culinary Experience 6:00 pm
18th Annual A Culinary Experience @ Martin's Westminster
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Culinary Experience has been an annual fundraiser for Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County since 2000. During this relaxed, informal, tasting event, patrons are treated to samples from a variety of local, Carroll[...]
Book Buzz: Hot Titles To Warm Up Your Winter – North Carroll Branch 6:30 pm
Book Buzz: Hot Titles To Warm Up Your Winter – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Be the first to get a sneak preview of upcoming Penguin Random House titles! Representatives from both the adult and children’s divisions from Penguin Random House will be on hand to preview and review recently[...]
Card Camp – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Card Camp – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Create your own greeting cards with our collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies for three cards will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a[...]
Knitters Night – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Knitters Night – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in for an evening of creative camaraderie. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Start a new project, bring a work in progress, reawaken your inner knitter, or learn a new skill. Registration for[...]
Teen Advisory Board – Mount Airy Branch 6:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it’s not all work and no play; we’ll provide plenty of[...]
Pumpkin Iris Folding Card – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Pumpkin Iris Folding Card – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Explore the magic of Iris folding. You will leave with a completed autumn card and the skills to make more at home. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 10 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Hats – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Hats – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Move!: Family – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Move!: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and[...]
Move & Learn: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Move & Learn: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Move & Learn: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Move & Learn: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Have fun with your baby and remember songs, fingerplays, and rhymes from your childhood! Songs and rhymes provide many lifelong benefits to help your child with their language and develop an appreciation for rhyme and[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Autumn – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Autumn – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Autumn – Finksburg Branch 1:30 pm
Ready, Set, School: Autumn – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 2:00 pm
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Playdough Party! – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Playdough Party! – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Squish, sculpt, and roll! We’ll use our imaginations creating with dough and strengthen our finger muscles while we’re playing! Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Save Money On Medicare! – North Carroll Branch 2:00 pm
Save Money On Medicare! – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a FREE program to find out about saving money through the Maryland State Prescription Drug Assistance Program. Jo Donaldson from Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Disabilities will also provide information about[...]
Focus on Aging: Matters of the Brain 4:30 pm
Focus on Aging: Matters of the Brain @ Decker Center Forum
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm
The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel hosts a series of lectures on a variety of topics affecting the aging population. This event includes speaker Dr. Nicole Absar, medical director of the Senator[...]
Bereavement Support Group – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Bereavement Support Group – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
The Bereavement Support Group will focus on counseling those who have lost someone close to them. This group is open to all grieving people in the community. It will focus on discussion and healing, using[...]
Yoga with Syeda – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Yoga with Syeda – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Syeda returns this fall with six free yoga sessions. Register to assure a place; walk-ins are welcome at 6:30 PM if there is room. Registration for this event begins 9/26/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Family – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Polymer Clay Kawaii Cupcake Charm – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
Polymer Clay Kawaii Cupcake Charm – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Create cute mini cupcake charms out of polymer clay. All materials will be provided for you. Registration for this event begins 9/26/2017.
TRIVIA NIGHT – Let’s Get Quizzical! – Community Event – See description for location 7:00 pm
TRIVIA NIGHT – Let’s Get Quizzical! – Community Event – See description for location @ Community Event
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Do you love trivia? If so, join us at New York J & P Pizza in Finksburg for an evening of showing off your useful and useless knowledge. Laugh, have fun, and show how smart[...]
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Holloway Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride
Holloway Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride @ McDaniel Lounge
Oct 11 all-day
Robert S. Levine, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, speaks on the portrayal of Frederick Douglass in fiction. Levine is an expert on 19th-century American and African American literature. He most recently published[...]
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 11 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 11 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 11 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Hats – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Ready, Set, School: Hats – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 11 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Fire Truck Visit – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Fire Truck Visit – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
See a real fire truck up close! Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week with the Manchester Fire Department when they bring a real fire truck to the library. Registration for this event begins 9/23/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Family – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Family Storytime: Autumn – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Autumn – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join us for a lively discussion of this month’s book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are always welcome! September’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to[...]
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
LEGO® Creations – Westminster Branch 3:30 pm
LEGO® Creations – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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[...]
American Red Cross Centennial Celebration 5:00 pm
American Red Cross Centennial Celebration @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
American Red Cross of Western MD is celebrating 100 years of service in Carroll County. There will be light refreshments, memorabilia, and a visit from Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.
Transitioning to Medicare Part II – Westminster Branch 5:00 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part II – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most out of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans.[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Autumn – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Autumn – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Hats – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Hats – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 11 @ 6:45 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Knit Wits – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Knit Wits – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project. Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
Holloway Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride 7:30 pm
Holloway Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride @ McDaniel Lounge
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
Robert S. Levine, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, speaks on the portrayal of Frederick Douglass in fiction. Levine is an expert on 19th-century American and African American literature. He most recently published[...]
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Ponds, Paddies, and Frontier Defense: Yellow River in China (960-1127) with Ling Zhang, Associate Professor at Boston College
Ponds, Paddies, and Frontier Defense: Yellow River in China (960-1127) with Ling Zhang, Associate Professor at Boston College @ Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science
Oct 12 all-day
Ling Zhang, an associate professor at Boston College, is an environmental-economic-political historian of pre-modern China. She is the author of “The River, the Plan and the State: Making a Yellow River Delta, 1048–1128” and is[...]
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 12 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Preschool Vision Screening – Finksburg Branch 9:00 am
Preschool Vision Screening – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop by the Finksburg Branch between 9 AM and 12 PM for a free vision screening. The screening, for preschool-aged children, will test for nearsightedness, farsightedness, unequal focusing, and differences in the power of the[...]
Family Storytime: Hats – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Hats – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 12 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Autumn – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Autumn – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Baby Animals – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Twos and Threes Together: Family – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Visions of the Circus 10:00 am
Visions of the Circus @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 24 – October 12, 2017.  McDaniel hosts the premiere of a major exhibition highlighting the cultural and historical significance of the circus. “Visions of the Circus” examines such themes as the mesmerized public; the[...]
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Pigs – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Family – Westminster Branch 1:00 pm
Family Storytime: Family – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/2 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions 1:00 pm
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions @ North Carroll Senior Center
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? You don’t have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage[...]
Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter Z – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter Z – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids[...]
Drop-In Knitting – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Drop-In Knitting – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and projects. A great time to visit and work on your latest project. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Teen Advisory Board – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served. Registration for this[...]
Transitioning to Medicare Part 2 – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part 2 – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most out of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans.[...]
Read to a Dog Friend – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Read to a Dog Friend – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 12 @ 6:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Read to a puppy from the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program. Research shows that reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Registration for this[...]
Ghosts of Gettysburg – Finksburg Branch 7:00 pm
Ghosts of Gettysburg – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Get into the Halloween spirit and join Nancy Householder, a guide from Ghosts of Gettysburg tours, as she shares stories from Mark Nesbitt’s best-selling book Ghosts of Gettysburg. All attendees need to register. Registration for[...]
Ponds, Paddies, and Frontier Defense: Yellow River in China (960-1127) 7:00 pm
Ponds, Paddies, and Frontier Defense: Yellow River in China (960-1127) @ Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm
Ling Zhang, an associate professor at Boston College, is an environmental-economic-political historian of pre-modern China. She is the author of “The River, the Plan and the State: Making a Yellow River Delta, 1048–1128” and is[...]
Tom Chapin Live in Concert 8:00 pm
Tom Chapin Live in Concert @ Baldwin's Station
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm
Tickets: 410-795-1041 The New York Times calls 3-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin “one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music.” Chapin is a renowned singer/songwriter for both family and adult audiences. His career spans[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 13 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Dinosaur Storytime – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Dinosaur Storytime – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Come explore dinosaurs! We will read stories, make fossils, and learn all about dinosaurs! Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter Z – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter Z – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Refreshments will be served. Only kids[...]
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services 10:00 am
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services @ Outreach Services
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Math – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Itty Bitty Scientists: Night Flyers – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Itty Bitty Scientists: Night Flyers – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join the fun exploring science as we learn about the bats, owls and other night flyers! We’ll focus on hands-on learning with experiments, discovery stations and engaging activities. With an adult caregiver, but only children[...]
Busy Bee Quilting – Finksburg Branch 1:00 pm
Busy Bee Quilting – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Looking for a quilting group? Interested in learning how to quilt? Join the Busy Bee Quilt Guild every month for some quilting fun! Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Tastes Like Chicken – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Tastes Like Chicken – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Kay Sullivan, Certified Dementia Practitioner, will explain how the aging process changes the way people eat. This will be an interactive presentation incorporating food and fun! Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
Murder Mystery After Hours – Mount Airy Branch 6:00 pm
Murder Mystery After Hours – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join your friends in solving a whodunit at the library. Permission slips are required at drop off and pick up is at 8:00 PM. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
Ghost Walk of Westminster – Westminster Branch 6:30 pm
Ghost Walk of Westminster – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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[...]
Carroll County Corn Maze 7:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 14 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Walk to End Alzheimer’s 8:00 am
Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am
McDaniel College’s Gerontology Club, part of “The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s” (www.theyouthmovement.org),” organizes this annual walk with proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. Walkers from the community are invited to join the event. For more information,[...]
Walk to End Alzheimer’s 8:00 am
Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am
McDaniel College’s Gerontology Club, part of “The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s” (www.theyouthmovement.org),” organizes this annual walk with proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. Walkers from the community are invited to join the event.
Pleasant Valley Fall Fest and Car Show 9:00 am
Pleasant Valley Fall Fest and Car Show @ Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Flea and craft vendors, silent auction, delicious home-made food all day. Bake table, Children’s craft area-make a free craft, small fee to paint pumpkin, petting zoo. Up Cycled Useful Crafts (Tote bags from pet food[...]
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Fall Harvest Celebration 10:00 am
Fall Harvest Celebration @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fall Harvest Celebration @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Passport Acceptance Fair – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Passport Acceptance Fair – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Stop by the North Carroll Branch to process your application for a US Passport, ask questions of our Acceptance Agents on hand or simply learn more about this great service offered at participating libraries. Extra[...]
Halloween Puppet Show with the Grannies of Carroll Vista: Skeleton Hiccups – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Halloween Puppet Show with the Grannies of Carroll Vista: Skeleton Hiccups – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
The Grannies of Carroll Vista present a hilarious Halloween-themed puppet show! Bring the family! This special program will delight and amuse all ages. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Saturday Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime: Math – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
CCPL Presents: David Faulkner – Westminster Branch 12:00 pm
CCPL Presents: David Faulkner – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm
David Faulkner is a retired FBI Special Agent and former Chief Investigator for the United States Senate Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition (Iran-Contra). While researching a piece for[...]
Westminster Oyster Stroll 12:00 pm
Westminster Oyster Stroll @ Historic Downtown Westminster
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Westminster Oyster Stroll @ Historic Downtown Westminster
The city Oyster Stroll festival is far more than oysters, music, food, and fun for the community. It is an event designed to raise awareness about and benefit Chesapeake farmed raised oyster aquaculture and how[...]
Cipher Quest: Caesar Cipher – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Cipher Quest: Caesar Cipher – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn how to write in the classic alphabetic substitution cipher and how to use a cipher wheel to decode messages. Search the library for coded messages. Can you work together to find the treasure? Only[...]
Crafting Characters that Take on a Life of Their Own – Finksburg Branch 1:00 pm
Crafting Characters that Take on a Life of Their Own – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us as we welcome novelist Donna Drew Sawyer, author of Provenance. Provenance won the Maryland Writers Association 2017 Award for Historical Fiction. She will discuss a universal challenge for writers, character development. Registration for[...]
Exploration Point Outreach with 6th Grade STEM classes at ORMS – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Exploration Point Outreach with 6th Grade STEM classes at ORMS – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
The Coral Reefs of the Chesapeake Bay – Westminster Branch 1:00 pm
The Coral Reefs of the Chesapeake Bay – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn about the coral reefs of the Chesapeake Bay with Anna Mudd. Ms. Mudd is the Outreach and Advocacy Manager for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Maryland office. In this role, Anna performs and oversees outreach,[...]
Free Spirit Book Club: Descent by Tim Johnston – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Free Spirit Book Club: Descent by Tim Johnston – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Please join us for a discussion of our chosen book. A Celebrating America program. September’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book and the 2017 selection, Purple Hibiscus[...]
Mommy and Me Laughter Yoga – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Mommy and Me Laughter Yoga – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
In this unique class, we can laugh, be silly, and have fun! We will tap into this infinite well of happiness, love, and laughter through a brief introduction, warm-ups, laughter games, and relaxation. These classes[...]
PAWS to Read – Finksburg Branch 2:00 pm
PAWS to Read – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy reading to animals and in this way can improve their reading skills. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only[...]
Carroll County Corn Maze 7:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 15 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Carroll County Corn Maze 12:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Carroll County Corn Maze @ Carroll County Ag Center
Come out to the Carroll County Agriculture Center Corn Maze! We are offering day time hours as well as evening hours for the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE! We will have flashlights available for purchase if you[...]
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open 1:00 pm
Sykesville Gate House Museum Open
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
booKPETS – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
booKPETS – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for[...]
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Intro to Guitar – North Carroll Branch 2:00 pm
Intro to Guitar – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Attend a series of three beginner guitar classes, taught by local guitarist and music teacher Jim Ellis. Learn the basics of holding the guitar, forming basic chords, strumming, and playing songs or melodies. This class[...]
Peaceful Melodies – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Peaceful Melodies – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Enjoy the soothing sounds of piano or harp, as Lydia Bandy fills the library with beautiful calming music on these Sunday afternoons. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Stepping into Motherhood with Local Author Angela Williams Glenn – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Stepping into Motherhood with Local Author Angela Williams Glenn – Taneytown Branch @ Monsters
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Discuss the challenges, struggles, and opportunities of motherhood with author Angela Williams Glenn. How can mothers cultivate the potential, the talent, and human richness within their children? How can mothers make child raising a creative[...]
Land of Fear 7:00 pm
Land of Fear @ Town of Taneytown
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays month of October, 2017.  Enter into The Land of Fear, a thirty minute outside walkthrough of your worst nightmares. Start by crossing over The Bridge of The Dead, where the souls of those before you scream for[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 16 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Family Storytime: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 10/2/2017.
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Explore and More – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Explore, tinker and create! After listening to a story, children, with their caregivers, will have the opportunity to investigate and have hands-on exploration at learning stations. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Ready, Set, School: Food – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Family Storytime: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/6 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Intro to Musical Instruments – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Intro to Musical Instruments – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music on a musical journey where you will learn about and listen to several instruments. You will even get a chance to play some yourselves! Only kids need to register.[...]
Preschool Science: Autumn – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Preschool Science: Autumn – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Explore the changes experienced in autumn. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 10/2/2017.
Mah Jongg – Game On! – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Mah Jongg – Game On! – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a friendly game of mah jongg. We welcome experienced mah jongg players (as well as those newer to the game) for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League[...]
Preschool Science: Autumn – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Preschool Science: Autumn – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Explore the changes experienced in autumn. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 10/2/2017.
Welcome Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko – North Carroll Branch 6:30 pm
Welcome Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
The North Carroll Branch is excited to welcome Maasai Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko to share information and understanding about Maasai culture. Registration for this event begins 9/21/2017.
Alice’s Ordinary People – Community Event – See description for location 7:00 pm
Alice’s Ordinary People – Community Event – See description for location @ Community Event
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
In Honor of National Work and Family Month, CCPL presents, in partnership with Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality, Community Media Center History Project, & NAACP – Carroll County Chapter, a screening of Alice’s Ordinary People[...]
Minecraft Mania – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
Minecraft Mania – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us to play Minecraft. We’ll spend time playing both creative and survival modes. Registration for this event begins 10/2/2017.
Veterans Book Discussion Group: Last Stand at Khe Sanh by Gregg Jones – Finksburg Branch 7:00 pm
Veterans Book Discussion Group: Last Stand at Khe Sanh by Gregg Jones – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Refreshments will be served. A[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 17 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Preschool Vision Screening – Eldersburg Branch 9:30 am
Preschool Vision Screening – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Stop in for an opportunity to get a free vision screening for your preschooler. This program is sponsored by the Eldersburg Area Lion’s Club. From 9:30 am – 12 pm. Registration for this event begins[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Science – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Science – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Move!: Food – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Move!: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and[...]
Move & Learn: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Move & Learn: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Family Storytime: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Move & Learn: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Move & Learn: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Registration for this event begins 9/30/2017.
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Have fun with your baby and remember songs, fingerplays, and rhymes from your childhood! Songs and rhymes provide many lifelong benefits to help your child with their language and develop an appreciation for rhyme and[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
BOX LUNCH TALKS – ROUGH STONE TO LIVING MARBLE: THE SCULPTURE STUDIO OF WILLIAM HENRY RINEHART 12:00 pm
BOX LUNCH TALKS – ROUGH STONE TO LIVING MARBLE: THE SCULPTURE STUDIO OF WILLIAM HENRY RINEHART @ Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
BOX LUNCH TALKS $ROUGH STONE TO LIVING MARBLE: THE SCULPTURE STUDIO OF WILLIAM HENRY RINEHART 12:00 pm – 1:00 am Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157Event Type :Member Event,Public Event[...]
Box Lunch Talks-Rough Stone to Living Marble: The Sculpture Studio of William Henry Rinehart 12:00 pm
Box Lunch Talks-Rough Stone to Living Marble: The Sculpture Studio of William Henry Rinehart @ Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Hall
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jenny Carson, Professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, explores the traditional method for creating marble sculptures by examining the daily operations of the sculpture studio of Carroll County native, William Henry Rinehart. The[...]
Ready, Set, School: Library – Finksburg Branch 1:30 pm
Ready, Set, School: Library – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Finksburg Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Finksburg Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Open to anyone who enjoys reading and discussing books! Read this month’s book and come prepared to participate in a lively conversation. October’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland[...]
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns! Registration for this event begins 9/29/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Food – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Whether you are approaching retirement or recently retired, Local Advisor Suzanne Bradshaw will present Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For to share strategies designed to help guard your most valuable assets and protect your[...]
ZUMBA! – Program Cancelled – Taneytown Branch 7:00 pm
ZUMBA! – Program Cancelled – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come out and get your groove on with Zumba Instructor Tori Strosnider. Beginners welcome. Registration for this event begins 10/3/2017.
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 18 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 18 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Science – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Ready, Set, School: Science – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 18 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Library – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Library – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Mount Airy Branch 1:00 pm
Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a discussion of this month’s book. October’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book and the 2017 selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Registration[...]
Make & Take Craft: Mini Ribbon Wreath – Westminster Branch 3:00 pm
Make & Take Craft: Mini Ribbon Wreath – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Create a beautiful mini ribbon wreath to use in your fall decor! Supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 10/4/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Library – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Library – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Science – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Science – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
Welcome Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Welcome Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
The Eldersburg Branch is excited to welcome Maasai Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko to share information and understanding about Maasai culture. Registration for this event begins 9/21/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 18 @ 6:45 pm – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 10/9/2017.
An Evening with Renowned Sculptor Bart Walter at the Carroll Arts Center 7:00 pm
An Evening with Renowned Sculptor Bart Walter at the Carroll Arts Center @ Carroll Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  The Carroll County Arts Council welcomes special guest Bart Walter on Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. to share remarks about his fascinating career in a lively multi-media presentation. This renowned wildlife sculptor combines a biologist’s[...]
Hooked on Crochet – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Hooked on Crochet – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join Caroline Brocato in 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 light colored worsted yarn.
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150 Years on The Hill 10:00 am
150 Years on The Hill @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm
In conjunction with McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary celebration, this timeline exhibit highlights each decade of the college’s 150-year history. Founded in 1867 as the first coeducational college south of the Mason-Dixon Line, McDaniel was formerly[...]
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 19 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Fall Job Fair 9:00 am
Fall Job Fair @ Carroll County Business/Employment Resource Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
• Meet and speak with representatives from area businesses that are looking for qualified employees • Complete applications and distribute your resume • Dress to impress! • Check the BERC calendar for workshops to prepare[...]
Free Preschool Vision Screening – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Free Preschool Vision Screening – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in at the Westminster Branch for a free vision screening for your child, offered in partnership with the Deer Park Lions Club. This screening for preschool-aged children will test for lazy eye, nearsightedness, farsightedness,[...]
Family Storytime: Science – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Science – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 19 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Library – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
150 Years on The Hill: An Art Exhibition 10:00 am
150 Years on The Hill: An Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
October 19 – November 10, 2017.  In conjunction with McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary celebration, this timeline exhibit highlights each decade of the college’s 150-year history. Founded in 1867 as the first co-educational college south of[...]
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Familiar Characters – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during Independent Exploration, our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
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. Registration for this event begins 9/25/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Clothes – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. The event on 11/9 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Registration for this event begins 10/13/2017.
Family Storytime: Food – Westminster Branch 1:00 pm
Family Storytime: Food – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. The event on 11/2 is one of many Maryland STEM Festival events[...]
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions 1:00 pm
Living Healthy, Living Well with Chronic Conditions @ North Carroll Senior Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? You don’t have to stop doing the things you love to do. The key to getting the most out of life is learning to manage[...]
Earn It, Plan It, Keep It – North Carroll Branch 1:30 pm
Earn It, Plan It, Keep It – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 19 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Explore your money values and habits and learn how to create manageable financial goals. Develop your spending plan to keep your money! Registration for this event begins 10/6/2017.
Spaghetti Dinner 5:00 pm
Spaghetti Dinner @ St. Paul's UCC
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
 
Teen Advisory Board – Finksburg Branch 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Need service learning hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you’d like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Registration for this event begins[...]
Autumn Treats – North Carroll Branch 6:30 pm
Autumn Treats – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
No tricks! Just learn how to make delightful fall treats with Jennifer Bertucco of Bertucco’s Bakery. See a cake carved and decorated like a pumpkin, as well as cupcakes piped for Halloween. Don’t be scared[...]
Taneytown Book Discussion Group: My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Taneytown Book Discussion Group: My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome. September’s discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book and the 2017 selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi[...]
Gentle Yoga – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Gentle Yoga – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
This gentle yoga class is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation,[...]
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The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats
The Shepherd’s Staff’s Call for Coats @ The Shepherd's Staff
Oct 20 all-day
September 23 – November 17, 2017.  Drop off donations of new and gently used outerwear for infants through adults at Admiral Cleaners locations, co-sponsor of the program, and they will provide minor repairs and cleaning[...]
Berry Tales: Red Riding Hood – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Berry Tales: Red Riding Hood – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Little Red Riding Hood’s healthy habits help her move faster than the unhealthy Wolf. You’ll hear the story of Little Red Riding Hood and may have the opportunity to hold the large, cardboard puppets as[...]
Meet a Firefighter! – Taneytown Branch 10:00 am
Meet a Firefighter! – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join the fun as we meet a real firefighter in gear and learn about fire safety. Weather permitting, there will be a ladder truck in the parking lot! Only kids need to register. Registration for[...]
Ready, Set, School: Forest – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Forest – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome. Registration for this event begins 9/22/2017.
Halloween Holly – Eldersburg Branch 10:30 am
Halloween Holly – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
Halloween is coming, and so is the candy. Local author Cara Via has written Halloween Holly as a way to start a family plan to limit the sugar consumption during the holiday season. Join us[...]
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11: