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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 1 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 9:00 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 9:30 am
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch 9:30 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgement-free storytime. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 9:45 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show 10:00 am
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show @ Mayberry Mill
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 3, 2017.  Handcrafted items displayed in a pre-Civil War flour and grain mill.  Mill located at crossroads of Mayberry and Stone Roads.
Play Baby Play! – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Play Baby Play! – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
You’re invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize[...]
Ready, Set, School: Family – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Family – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 1 @ 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. Registration for this event begins 11/28/2017.
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 10:15 am
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Dec 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 10:30 am
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 1 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Songs, Stories, and Seniors – Finksburg Branch 10:30 am
Songs, Stories, and Seniors – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 1 @ 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[...]
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 10:45 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 11:00 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Family Storytime: Family – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Family – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 1 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 11:00 am
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am
December 1 & 8 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Sugar Plum Fairy Storytime – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Sugar Plum Fairy Storytime – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Calling all fairies! Join us for a festive fairy-themed storytime featuring crafts, songs, and activities. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/17/2017.
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 11:15 am
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Dec 1 @ 11:15 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile 11:30 am
Bookmobile story time – Bookmobile @ Bookmobile
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 11:30 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 12:30 pm
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Book Chat – Taneytown Branch 1:00 pm
Book Chat – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 1 @ 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 11/23/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
December 1 & 8 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Writer’s Circle – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Writer’s Circle – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 1 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Hampstead Farmers’ Market Christmas Market 4:00 pm
Hampstead Farmers’ Market Christmas Market @ St. John's United Methodist Church
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In conjunction with the Town of Hampstead’s annual tree lighting event and featuring a number of Hampstead Farmers’ Market vendors offering baked good, handcrafted soap products, jewelry, candied nuts, olives, olive oils and vinegars and[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Big Games Lock-In – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Big Games Lock-In – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Come after hours and play giant Jenga, checkers, tic-tac-toe, Boggle, and much more! Refreshments will be served. Parent permission required. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/17/2017.
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 2 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Country Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am
Country Breakfast Buffet @ Church of the Ascension - Holy Cross Hall
Dec 2 @ 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 Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Community Craft Show 8:00 am
Community Craft Show @ Grace Bible Church
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
A great Christmas shopping opportunity! Forty vendors will be selling clothing, jewelry, crafts, fresh greens, home decor, gift coffees, woodwork and more. Food is available on site. The event will be held in the church’s[...]
St. Ben’s Camel Canter 5K & Fun Run 8:30 am
St. Ben’s Camel Canter 5K & Fun Run @ St. Benjamin's Luthern Church
Dec 2 @ 8:30 am
St. Ben’s 4th Annual Christmas Camel Canter 5K & Fun Run Beginning at 8:30am on December 2nd, 2017 at St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church, 700 Krider’s Cemetery Road and winding through the Village of Meadow Creek[...]
St. John Christmas Bazaar 8:30 am
St. John Christmas Bazaar @ St John School
Dec 2 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Giant indoor flea market, photos with Santa, fudge, baked goods, books, Christmas rooms, shopping room for children, gift baskets, plants, linens, toys, silent auction, cash raffle, lunch and more.
Civil War Holiday Encampment 9:00 am
Civil War Holiday Encampment @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Civil War Holiday Encampment @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Mark the start of the holiday season with the return of the Museum’s popular Holiday Encampment. Reenactors camp on the grounds and illustrate how troops celebrated the holidays during the Civil War including a pay[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Christmas Season to Remember – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Christmas Season to Remember – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Come visit Santa Claus and snap a photo! Old St. Nick will listen to children’s wishes until he reads a story at 11. View the library’s Season to Remember Christmas tree, make a Grinch’s growing[...]
Hampstead Farmers’ Market Christmas Market 10:00 am
Hampstead Farmers’ Market Christmas Market @ St. John's United Methodist Church
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Featuring a number of Hampstead Farmers’ Market vendors offering baked good, handcrafted soap products, jewelry, candied nuts, olives, olive oils and vinegars and much more! Unique gift ideas. Sponsored by the Hampstead Train Station Committee,[...]
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show 10:00 am
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show @ Mayberry Mill
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 3, 2017.  Handcrafted items displayed in a pre-Civil War flour and grain mill.  Mill located at crossroads of Mayberry and Stone Roads.
Shiloh Pottery Christmas Studio Show and Sale 10:00 am
Shiloh Pottery Christmas Studio Show and Sale @ Shiloh Pottery, Inc.
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
December 2 & 3, 2017.  Hand-made functional stoneware pottery. Raku, Repoussé and blacksmithing demonstrations. Other artists. Refreshments and recipes; and farm Animals.  We are part of the Carroll County Artists’ Studio Tour held this same[...]
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Christmas Crafts – Finksburg Branch 10:30 am
Christmas Crafts – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:59 pm
Come to the library and create some fun holiday crafts for your tree or to give to someone special. All supplies will be provided. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/18/2017.
Holiday Bazaar 11:00 am
Holiday Bazaar @ Cranberry Station Elementary School
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
More than 30 vendors including LuLa Roe, Tupperware, Paparazzi Jewelry, Sea Girl Pearls and many more!
Junior Gardeners’ Workshop: Holiday Mug Arrangement – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Junior Gardeners’ Workshop: Holiday Mug Arrangement – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join the fun creating a festive holiday arrangement in a mug! A Silver Fancy Garden Club member will give expert advice to help you design a stunning arrangement. All materials will be provided. All attendees[...]
Saturday Storytime: Family – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime: Family – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 11:00 am
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am
December 2 & 9 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Ginger-bird Houses – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Ginger-bird Houses – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn the art of creating gingerbread houses as you decorate a gingerbread birdhouse with a variety of bird seeds instead of candy. Enjoy it as a holiday centerpiece then put it outside for the birds[...]
LEGO® Mindstorms® Robotics Meet-up – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
LEGO® Mindstorms® Robotics Meet-up – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Taneytown Branch now has a LEGO® Mindstorms® Robot Kit that our patrons can use! If you would like to learn how you can experiment with it on your own, share any interesting projects you’ve done[...]
Origami Ornaments – Westminster Branch 2:00 pm
Origami Ornaments – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come create some beautiful decorations using only paper and the magic of your own hands! Registration for this event begins 12/6/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm
December 2 & 9 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Walt Michael & Co. String Band Holiday Concert 7:30 pm
Walt Michael & Co. String Band Holiday Concert @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm
A key player in the revival of the hammered dulcimer, Walt Michael’s repertoire includes old-time Southern Appalachian, Celtic, & original compositions in performances ranging from the coal camps of Appalachia to the White House, and[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 3 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show 10:00 am
Mayberry Mill Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show @ Mayberry Mill
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 3, 2017.  Handcrafted items displayed in a pre-Civil War flour and grain mill.  Mill located at crossroads of Mayberry and Stone Roads.
Shiloh Pottery Christmas Studio Show and Sale 10:00 am
Shiloh Pottery Christmas Studio Show and Sale @ Shiloh Pottery, Inc.
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
December 2 & 3, 2017.  Hand-made functional stoneware pottery. Raku, Repoussé and blacksmithing demonstrations. Other artists. Refreshments and recipes; and farm Animals.  We are part of the Carroll County Artists’ Studio Tour held this same[...]
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Dance Performance: Reverence Journey and Veritas Preview – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Dance Performance: Reverence Journey and Veritas Preview – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join local performers with the American School of Inspiration as they take a trip through time into an old abandoned Alabama church. Starting in the 15th century and ending with the 1960s, we watch parishioners[...]
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 3 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Kids Holiday Drop-In Make and Take – Taneytown Branch 2:00 pm
Kids Holiday Drop-In Make and Take – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in and make a holiday gift for someone special. After you make your gift, wrap it to keep the surprise when you take it home! All supplies will be provided. Available from 2 –[...]
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm
December 1 – 10, 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
McDaniel College Choir Concert: Musical Legacies 7:00 pm
McDaniel College Choir Concert: Musical Legacies @ Baker Memorial Chapel
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm
The McDaniel College Choir presents “Musical Legacies” in celebration of McDaniel College’s 150th anniversary. In addition, the choir performs festive music from diverse locales and historical eras, as well as several familiar carols during which[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 4 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 9:30 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 4 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 9:45 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Family Storytime: Winter – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Winter – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 4 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 10:00 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 4 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 10:15 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 10:15 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Cookies – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 4 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 11:00 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Family Storytime: Winter – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Winter – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 11:30 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 11:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 1:00 pm
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
A Handcrafted Holiday: Ornaments – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
A Handcrafted Holiday: Ornaments – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Nothing says you care like handmade. Join us for an evening of handcrafted ornaments and create handmade treasures to display or give away this holiday season. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity.[...]
Card Camp – Mount Airy Branch 6:30 pm
Card Camp – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 4 @ 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. Best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp[...]
Knitter’s Night: Wanna Knit a Hat? – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Knitter’s Night: Wanna Knit a Hat? – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Knit a hat for Corky ‘s tree, a gift, or for yourself using a versatile pattern. Get your hat started in session one, then learn how to decrease and finish it up in session two.[...]
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
North Carroll Knitters Group – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 4 @ 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 12/6/2017.
The Art of Quilling – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
The Art of Quilling – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn about the art of quilling, practice some basic techniques, and create a simple card. All supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/20/2017.
The History of Shopping Through the Sears Catalog – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
The History of Shopping Through the Sears Catalog – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Take a trip down memory lane and explore Enoch Pratt Free Library’s retrospective collection of Sears catalogs. Beginning with issues from the 1930s, view how clothing, furniture, appliances, toys, and the value of the dollar[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 5 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Preschool Vision Screening – North Carroll Branch 9:00 am
Preschool Vision Screening – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm
Drop by the North Carroll 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[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Move!: Cookies – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Move!: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 get[...]
Move & Learn: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Move & Learn: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 12/6/2017.
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Move & Learn: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Move & Learn: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 12/6/2017.
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Playtime – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Playtime – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Birdhouse Recycled Book Art – Eldersburg Branch 1:30 pm
Birdhouse Recycled Book Art – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 5 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Create a birdhouse from a recycled book that you can take home and enjoy. Registration for this event begins 11/21/2017.
Credit Is an Asset – North Carroll Branch 1:30 pm
Credit Is an Asset – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 5 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn about your credit report, credit score, and how they affect your ability to borrow money. Find out how to check your credit report and dispute any errors. Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Ready, Set, School: Playtime – Finksburg Branch 1:30 pm
Ready, Set, School: Playtime – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Focus on Aging: Matters of the Soul 4:30 pm
Focus on Aging: Matters of the Soul @ Decker Center Forum
Dec 5 @ 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 speakers Kim Burton, director of older adult programs at[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Holiday Cards – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Holiday Cards – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
We’re going to make fun holiday cards using stamps and paper quilling! We’ll provide the supplies and instruction, so stop by and join us to make awesome hand-crafted cards! Registration for this event begins 11/29/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Cookies – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 5 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Ring the Bells! – North Carroll Branch 7:00 pm
Ring the Bells! – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Ring in the season with the Grace Bible Church first and second graders bell choir. Don’t miss their annual holiday concert right in the center of the library, where they usually attract a crowd of[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 6 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Writing Group – Eldersburg Branch 9:15 am
Writing Group – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 6 @ 9:15 am – 11:59 pm
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away[...]
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services 9:30 am
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services @ Outreach Services
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/14/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Tiny Tot Dance – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Tiny Tot Dance – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 6 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
Come dance with us! We’ll use songs and movement to learn some dancing basics. Join in the fun as we learn to dance with Kim Golliday from the Taneytown Dance Center. Registration for this event[...]
Family Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Cookies – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Family Storytime: Playtime – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Playtime – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Winter – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Winter – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Transitioning to Medicare Part 1 – Westminster Branch 5:00 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part 1 – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning onto[...]
Open Mah Jongg – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Open Mah Jongg – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 6 @ 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: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Playtime – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Playtime – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Westminster Book Discussion Group: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly – Westminster Branch 6:30 pm
Westminster Book Discussion Group: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 6 @ 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. Registration for this event begins 11/28/2017.
Family Cookie Time Storytime – Mount Airy Branch 6:45 pm
Family Cookie Time Storytime – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 6 @ 6:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Bring the whole family and get in the winter spirit with a special evening storytime full of tasty stories, a yummy craft, cookie decorating, and of course, cookie eating! Refreshments will be served. Registration for[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 6 @ 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 11/27/2017.
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 7 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Free Preschool Vision Screening – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Free Preschool Vision Screening – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 7 @ 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: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Dinosaurs – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Playtime – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Playtime – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Bedtime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Twos and Threes Together: Cookies – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Winter – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Winter – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club – Eldersburg Branch 1:00 pm
Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 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 11/23/2017.
Dance Party – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Dance Party – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Does your kid love to move and groove to music? Put on your dancing shoes and come on into the library for a fun dance party full of bopping, clapping, and singing. Registration for this[...]
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas! – Westminster Branch 2:00 pm
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas! – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Carroll Garden Club will provide fresh greens and guidance for you to create a fresh green centerpiece just in time for the holidays. Bring a container and optional accessory, such as a candle, figurine,[...]
Family Storytime: Cookies – Westminster Branch 4:00 pm
Family Storytime: Cookies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 7 @ 4:00 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. Registration for this event begins 11/29/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Jazz Night 7:00 pm
Jazz Night @ Decker Center Forum
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm
The McDaniel Jazz Ensemble performs classic big band swing, bebop, Latin, Funk, Jazz-rock and classic blues under the direction of Tim Jenkins, adjunct lecturer in music.
Recycled Ornaments – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Recycled Ornaments – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us as we create festive ornaments from recycled items. A naturalist from Piney Run Nature Center will lead this presentation. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the[...]
Video Game Buyer’s Guide – Mount Airy Branch 7:00 pm
Video Game Buyer’s Guide – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Planning to buy video games for someone on your holiday shopping list? We can help with that! Our local video game expert will be here to help you figure out best-fit games, as well as[...]
An Irish Christmas with Laura Byrne, Jim Eagan & Patrick Egan 8:00 pm
An Irish Christmas with Laura Byrne, Jim Eagan & Patrick Egan @ Baldwin's Station
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Laura’s (Irish Flute) flute playing has been described as “effortless, powerful and engaging.” She has performed throughout North America and in Ireland. https://www.laurabyrne.com. Jim Eagan (Fiddle) grew up in Baltimore’s renowned Irish traditional music scene.[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 8 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch 9:30 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgement-free storytime. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Polar Express – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Polar Express – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Come dressed in your pajamas as you enjoy the holiday storytelling of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. During this program, this magical Christmas story will come to life for families at the Westminster[...]
Ready, Set, School: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 8 @ 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. Registration for this event begins 11/28/2017.
Tinker Tots – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Tinker Tots – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills[...]
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition 10:00 am
Views of McDaniel: A Student Art Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 16 – December 8, 2017.  This multidisciplinary exhibition highlights works by McDaniel students utilizing McDaniel College as their inspiration. Presented by McDaniel College’s Department of Art and Art History, the exhibition takes place in[...]
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 8 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Build a Butterfly – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Build a Butterfly – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Listen to a story about butterflies, learn about the butterfly life cycle and about some cool species! Design your own butterfly during craft time! Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/24/2017.
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 8 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 11:00 am
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am
December 1 & 8 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Busy Bee Quilting – Finksburg Branch 1:00 pm
Busy Bee Quilting – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 8 @ 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 12/2/2017.
RSVP Volunteer Fair – Taneytown Branch 1:30 pm
RSVP Volunteer Fair – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 8 @ 1:30 pm – 11:59 pm
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is seeking Taneytown residents, age 55 and older, for service opportunities to address food insecurity and isolation for older and disabled residents. Service opportunities are available with Carroll[...]
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
December 1 & 8 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Fan Art Fridays – Eldersburg Branch 3:00 pm
Fan Art Fridays – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop in and draw your favorite TV, video game, anime, movie, or book characters. All supplies will be provided. Registration for this event begins 11/29/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Santa House Storytime – Community Event – See description for location 6:30 pm
Santa House Storytime – Community Event – See description for location @ Community Event
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
As part of the Hampstead Merchant’s Association’s Santa House, the North Carroll Branch will be presenting a holiday storytime. Join us at Santa’s Village in Downtown Hampstead for stories and fun. You can even get[...]
College Band Concert 7:00 pm
College Band Concert @ WMC Alumni Hall
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
Directed by Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, the College Band features nearly 50 musicians, including McDaniel students, McDaniel faculty members, band alumni and community musicians, performing everything from classical music to pops.
“A Christmas Carol” 8:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Friday 12/8, 8:00pm Saturday 12/9, 3:00pm & 8:00pm A live production of “A Christmas Carol” has become a tradition at the Carroll Arts Center during the holiday season. This year the Center welcomes back the[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 9 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon 9:00 am
St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon @ St. Mary’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Handmade crafts, Christmas themed items, sandwiches, soup, and baked goods. large silent auction with a variety of items. Shop for those last-minute gifts and stocking stuffers. Benefits Silver Run Community Food Pantry, Carroll Lutheran School,[...]
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Drive-In Movie @ the Library! – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Drive-In Movie @ the Library! – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
Give your kids a taste of the olden days! In this two-part program, we’ll be constructing our own cars out of kid-friendly tools and cardboard. After that, we’ll park our vehicles and watch a movie[...]
A Special Tree at Christmas: Grannies of Carroll Vista Puppet Show – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
A Special Tree at Christmas: Grannies of Carroll Vista Puppet Show – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
The Grannies of Carroll Vista present a delightful holiday-themed puppet show! Bring the family! This special program will entertain and amuse all ages. Registration for this event begins 11/27/2017.
Meet Author Buck Boylan – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Meet Author Buck Boylan – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Stop by the North Carroll Branch to meet author Buck Boylan and learn all about his new book, Bruce the Fire Dog Saves Christmas. In his latest book, Mr. Boylan has created a delightful children’s[...]
Saturday Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime: Silly Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 11:00 am
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am
December 2 & 9 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Siblings are welcome! Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/25/2017.
Sounds of the Season – Westminster Branch 12:00 pm
Sounds of the Season – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a seasonal performance of live holiday music performed by local students from Westminster Elementary and Westminster High Schools. Registration for this event begins 11/27/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Free Spirit Book Club: When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Free Spirit Book Club: When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Please join us for a discussion of our chosen book. Registration for this event begins 12/15/2017.
PAWS to Read – Finksburg Branch 2:00 pm
PAWS to Read – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 9 @ 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 preferred,[...]
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm
December 2 & 9 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
“A Christmas Carol” 3:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Friday 12/8, 8:00pm Saturday 12/9, 3:00pm & 8:00pm A live production of “A Christmas Carol” has become a tradition at the Carroll Arts Center during the holiday season. This year the Center welcomes back the[...]
Handel’s Messiah Sing Along 3:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah Sing Along @ Church of the Ascension
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
At 3:00 pm in the Holy Cross Hall To benefit Shepherd’s Staff. A free will offering will be collected. Please bring your own score. R.S.V.P.: 410-848-3251 or churchoftheascension@gmail.com
Handel’s Messiah Sing Along & Turkey Dinner 3:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah Sing Along & Turkey Dinner @ Church of the Ascension (Holy Cross Hall)
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah Sing Along will be held at 3pm.  This Sing Along is to benefit Shepherd’s Staff.  Please bring your own score.  To benefit Shepherd’s Staff., there will be a free will offering collected.  A turkey dinner will[...]
Hour of Code – Eldersburg Branch 3:00 pm
Hour of Code – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us in Exploration Point! to celebrate Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code, an hour-long activity where we’ll learn some basic coding through simple tutorials. Only kids need to register. Registration for this[...]
Westminster Symphony Orchestra 3:00 pm
Westminster Symphony Orchestra @ WMC Alumni Hall
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, directs the orchestra, which is comprised of McDaniel students, as well as students from Carroll Community College and community musicians.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Santa House Storytime – Community Event – See description for location 6:30 pm
Santa House Storytime – Community Event – See description for location @ Community Event
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
As part of the Hampstead Merchant’s Association’s Santa House, the North Carroll Branch will be presenting a holiday storytime. Join us at Santa’s Village in Downtown Hampstead for stories and fun. You can even get[...]
“A Christmas Carol” 8:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm
“A Christmas Carol” @ Carroll Arts Center
Friday 12/8, 8:00pm Saturday 12/9, 3:00pm & 8:00pm A live production of “A Christmas Carol” has become a tradition at the Carroll Arts Center during the holiday season. This year the Center welcomes back the[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 10 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services 9:30 am
Parents as Teachers Child Care Provider Visit – Outreach Services @ Outreach Services
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/14/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
booKPETS – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
booKPETS – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Peaceful Melodies – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Peaceful Melodies – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 10 @ 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 11/25/2017.
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea 2:00 pm
Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tea @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm
December 1 – 10, 2017.  All teas include a guided tour of the Farmhouse and other activities as noted.  Reservations and prepayment of $20 per person are required by November 24, 2017.
Seasonal Music – Westminster Branch 2:00 pm
Seasonal Music – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join the New Windsor Recorder Consort for an hour of seasonal music on the public floor. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Winter Art Show – Opening Reception – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Winter Art Show – Opening Reception – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Gallery at Eldersburg Branch Library will feature local artists’ work with winter and holiday themes. View the art on display, meet the artists, and inquire about purchases. The winter show pieces will be on[...]
Board Game Afternoon – Mount Airy Branch 3:00 pm
Board Game Afternoon – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a cozy winter afternoon playing board games and de-stress with hot chocolate, cookies, holiday music, and fun. Challenge yourself with a new game or relearn a childhood classic — or both! Refreshments[...]
Gospel Choir Concert: Saved, Healed, Delivered! 3:00 pm
Gospel Choir Concert: Saved, Healed, Delivered! @ WMC Alumni Hall
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm
McDaniel College’s Gospel Choir presents “Saved, Healed, Delivered!” under the direction of music lecturer Shelley Ensor. The Gospel Choir performs spirituals, as well as traditional and contemporary gospel music.
Winter Double Decadence 4:00 pm
Winter Double Decadence @ Scott Theatre at Carroll Community College
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
20th anniversary winter handbell concert Tickets needed: Advanced – Adults – $12, Seniors – $10, Ages 7-18 – $8, under 6 – free At the Door – Adults – $15, Seniors – $12, Ages 7-18[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Sunday Night Social Dance 6:30 pm
Sunday Night Social Dance @ Winfield Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Singles/couples can spend an enjoyable evening dancing on this beautiful wooden floor on the second Sunday of every month, except July.  Bring your dancing shoes and your friends.   DJ & snacks and drinks are available.[...]
Winfield Ladies Aux. Dance 6:30 pm
Winfield Ladies Aux. Dance @ Winfield Volunteer Fire Company Social Hall
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
This dance is being held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  An evening of fun and dancing!  Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor.  A DJ will provide music and take requests.  BYOB.[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 11 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Ready, Set, School: Love – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Sensory Sensitive Storytime : Fun with the Gingerbread Man – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime : Fun with the Gingerbread Man – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Teen Advisory Board – Westminster Branch 3:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 11 @ 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[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Service Learning Hours: KidWorks – Eldersburg Branch 5:30 pm
Service Learning Hours: KidWorks – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 11 @ 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 (12/18, 1/29, & 2/26) we present the storytime. You must come to[...]
Paint the Night Away: Holiday Edition – North Carroll Branch 6:00 pm
Paint the Night Away: Holiday Edition – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us for a fun night of painting! Attendees will complete a simple design with the guidance of a demonstrator. We will celebrate the season with a holiday-themed painting. This program is sponsored in part[...]
A Handcrafted Holiday: Papercrafts – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
A Handcrafted Holiday: Papercrafts – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Nothing says you care like a handmade card or decoration. Join us for an evening of handcrafting cards and gifts that you can give to some of the special people in your life, or keep[...]
Knitter’s Night: Wanna Knit a Hat? – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Knitter’s Night: Wanna Knit a Hat? – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Knit a hat for Corky ‘s tree, a gift, or for yourself using a versatile pattern. Get your hat started in session one, then learn how to decrease and finish it up in session two.[...]
Teen Advisory Board – Mount Airy Branch 6:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 11 @ 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[...]
Holiday Make and Take – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Holiday Make and Take – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Tis the season for giving. Make a gift for a special loved one to share during the holidays. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 11/27/2017.
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 12 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Let’s Move!: Love – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Let’s Move!: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 get[...]
Move & Learn: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Move & Learn: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 12/6/2017.
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Move & Learn: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Move & Learn: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 12/6/2017.
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Nursery Rhyme Time – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Ready, Set, School: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch 1:30 pm
Ready, Set, School: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
3D Printed Ornaments – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
3D Printed Ornaments – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn how to use the library’s 3D printer to make cool holiday ornaments! We’ll show you how to make a 3D model and even take your creation for printing after the program ends. Join us[...]
Queen Victoria Tea – North Carroll Branch 6:30 pm
Queen Victoria Tea – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
PBS MASTERPIECE’s Victoria captivated watchers last winter with the childhood and romance of the young girl who became Queen of England. Come celebrate and prepare for the January 14th premiere as we launch into the[...]
Pajama Party Storytime: Love – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 12 @ 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 11/27/2017.
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
Dec 12 @ 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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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 13 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Writing Group – Eldersburg Branch 9:15 am
Writing Group – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 9:15 am – 11:59 pm
Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away[...]
Holiday Art with Me – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Holiday Art with Me – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 13 @ 9:45 am – 11:59 pm
Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! Join us as we create masterpieces for the winter holidays. Bring an adult caregiver and come dressed to get messy. Only kids need to register Registration for this[...]
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Love – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Join us for a lively discussion of the month’s book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are always welcome to this growing group! Registration for this event begins 12/6/2017.
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Lawyer in the Library – North Carroll Branch 1:00 pm
Lawyer in the Library – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services right here in the community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you.[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Laser Cut Holiday Cards – Eldersburg Branch 6:00 pm
Laser Cut Holiday Cards – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us in Exploration Point! to create some festive holiday cards with our new laser cutter! No design experience required. Registration for this event begins 11/29/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Pajama Party Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Pajama Party Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/27/2017.
Essential Oils and Emotions – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Essential Oils and Emotions – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Learn how a mental health therapist uses essential oils to benefit mood and emotional well-being. Everyone will leave with an understanding of essential oils and their very own diffuser keychain. Registration for this event begins[...]
Knit Wits – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Knit Wits – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 13 @ 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 11/18/2017.
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 14 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Family Storytime: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Monkeys – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch 9:45 am
Twos and Threes Together: Wild Animals – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch 10:00 am
Family Storytime: Fairy Tales – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Love – Westminster Branch 10:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Twos and Threes Together: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Twos and Threes Together: Bathtime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Family Storytime: Love – Westminster Branch 4:00 pm
Family Storytime: Love – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 14 @ 4:00 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. Registration for this event begins 11/29/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
Transitioning to Medicare Part 2 – Westminster Branch 5:00 pm
Transitioning to Medicare Part 2 – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Learn[...]
Drop-In Knitting – Taneytown Branch 6:30 pm
Drop-In Knitting – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 14 @ 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 11/25/2017.
Tech the Halls – Finksburg Branch 6:30 pm
Tech the Halls – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Don’t let kids have all the fun this holiday season! Come try out some of the coolest new technology trends for yourself, including drones and virtual reality. Registration for this event begins 11/17/2017.
Read to a Dog Friend – North Carroll Branch 6:45 pm
Read to a Dog Friend – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 14 @ 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[...]
Gentle Yoga – Eldersburg Branch 7:00 pm
Gentle Yoga – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 14 @ 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,[...]
Live at the Library! – Westminster Branch 7:00 pm
Live at the Library! – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Westminster Branch will come alive with the beautiful clarinet and flute music of Antuanella and Abby Bartow. The performance will feature holiday classics to put you in the spirit of the season. Antuanella, a[...]
Abbie Gardner (Red Molly) & We’re About 9 Together in Concert 8:00 pm
Abbie Gardner (Red Molly) & We’re About 9 Together in Concert @ Baldwin's Station
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
Abbie Gardner, the fiery Dobro player with an infectious smile has been touring with Americana darlings Red Molly for the past eleven years. She has been recognized as an award-winning songwriter winning of the Lennon[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 15 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Opera Bears – Finksburg Branch 9:00 am
Opera Bears – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm
The Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric will present Opera Bears puppet show in Carroll County! Grizzelina and Grizzelino teach that, for humans and bears alike, opera is a magical way to tell a[...]
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch 9:30 am
Sensory Sensitive Storytime – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgement-free storytime. Registration for this event begins 11/27/2017.
Holiday Extravaganza – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Holiday Extravaganza – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm
You are cordially invited to join the Eldersburg Children’s Librarians for a one-of-a-kind holiday event. Enjoy activities, crafts, music, and snacks as we come together to share our holiday spirit with you and your family.[...]
Ready, Set, School: Art – Mount Airy Branch 10:00 am
Ready, Set, School: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 15 @ 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. Registration for this event begins 11/28/2017.
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch 10:30 am
Read and Play – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 15 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 15 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Opera Bears – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
Opera Bears – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
The Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric will present Opera Bears puppet show in Carroll County! Grizzelina and Grizzelino teach that, for humans and bears alike, opera is a magical way to tell a[...]
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Opera Bears – Taneytown Branch 1:00 pm
Opera Bears – Taneytown Branch @ Taneytown Branch
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric will present Opera Bears puppet show in Carroll County! Grizzelina and Grizzelino teach that, for humans and bears alike, opera is a magical way to tell a[...]
Memory Writing – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Memory Writing – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Join us once a month as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy! Each session holds a different topic. Registration for this event begins 12/6/2017.
Mystery Build It Challenge – Mount Airy Branch 2:30 pm
Mystery Build It Challenge – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 15 @ 2:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Come compete in engineering challenges using a bag full of mystery materials. Then, take your creations home where they can live on or be remade into something totally new! Registration for this event begins 12/6/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas 8:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
What do you get when you pair the beloved animated holiday film with a live performance of the film’s Vince Guaraldi jazz score? You get a fabulously festive show featuring the renowned Eric Byrd Trio![...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 16 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Carroll County Christmas Farmers’ Market @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
December 2, 9, 16, 2017.  Santa is coming at 11:00am on December 2nd.  75-100 vendors with hand made crafts, home baked goods, gourmet foods, jams and jellies, honey, fresh eggs, hormone-free meats. Fresh pine wreaths. Breakfast[...]
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum 9:00 am
Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces by Taneytown Heritage & History Museum @ New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
November 27 – December 16, 2017.  Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups entries are displayed. Public votes for winners. There is a silent auction. All proceeds benefit THMA a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Saturday Storytime – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
DIY: Kids’ Art Supplies – Westminster Branch 11:00 am
DIY: Kids’ Art Supplies – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Do you know a child who loves to create art? Looking for an inexpensive way to encourage their artistic habits? Join us as we make a variety of child friendly art supplies for you to[...]
Saturday Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime: Art – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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. Registration for this event begins 11/23/2017.
Strings for the Season – North Carroll Branch 11:00 am
Strings for the Season – North Carroll Branch @ North Carroll Branch
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
Take some time out during this busy season to relax and enjoy a concert of holiday music with local violinist and teacher Heather Keller. Heather received her music performance degrees from Temple University and enjoys[...]
Mystery Science Program 3000: The Case of December’s Disappearing Insects – Eldersburg Branch 12:00 pm
Mystery Science Program 3000: The Case of December’s Disappearing Insects – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Have you ever wondered where all the insects go in the wintertime? Do they hibernate with the bears? Do they fly south with the birds? Come solve the mystery for yourself and learn about what[...]
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Build It: Wooden Gingerbread Houses – Finksburg Branch 2:00 pm
Build It: Wooden Gingerbread Houses – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Build, learn, and create with Home Depot in this hands-on woodworking session. All materials will be provided. One grown up must attend with child. Only kids need to register. Registration for this event begins 12/2/2017.
PAWS to Read – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
PAWS to Read – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 16 @ 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. Struggling readers[...]
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas 3:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
What do you get when you pair the beloved animated holiday film with a live performance of the film’s Vince Guaraldi jazz score? You get a fabulously festive show featuring the renowned Eric Byrd Trio![...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas 8:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas @ Carroll Arts Center
What do you get when you pair the beloved animated holiday film with a live performance of the film’s Vince Guaraldi jazz score? You get a fabulously festive show featuring the renowned Eric Byrd Trio![...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 17 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Gingerbread Houses – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Gingerbread Houses – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Drop by from 2 – 4 PM to build and decorate your own graham cracker gingerbread house with icing and candy for a holiday decoration or treat. All materials will be provided. Registration for this[...]
Harp Shadows with Elaine Bryant – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Harp Shadows with Elaine Bryant – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 17 @ 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 12/16/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 2:00 pm
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 17 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Sunday Storytime: Holiday Stories – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Sunday Storytime: Holiday Stories – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 17 @ 2:00 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. Registration for this event begins 11/17/2017.
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 18 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Read and Play – Westminster Branch 9:30 am
Read and Play – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 18 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Five Senses – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am
Family Storytime: Five Senses – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 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 11/29/2017.
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch 9:45 am
Read and Play – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 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 11/28/2017.
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch 10:00 am
Independent Exploration – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 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 library.carr.org/explorationpoint for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project[...]
Ready, Set, School: Dinosaurs – Westminster Branch 10:30 am
Ready, Set, School: Dinosaurs – Westminster Branch @ Westminster Branch
Dec 18 @ 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 11/28/2017.
Family Storytime: Five Senses – Eldersburg Branch 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Five Senses – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 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 11/29/2017.
Holiday Sing-a-long – Finksburg Branch 11:00 am
Holiday Sing-a-long – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 pm
It’s getting close to the holidays! Come join us for a holiday sing-a-long where we’ll read stories, sing, and dance! Registration for this event begins 11/27/2017.
Uniquely Gifted 12:00 pm
Uniquely Gifted @ Off Track Art
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make gifting easy and unique!  December 7 – 24, 2017.  You’re invited to Uniquely Gifted, the December exhibit at Off Track Art which runs through December 24. The exhibit features hand-made, one-of-a-kind home and holiday décor[...]
Polar Express Storytime – Mount Airy Branch 2:00 pm
Polar Express Storytime – Mount Airy Branch @ Mount Airy Branch
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come dressed in your pajamas as you enjoy the holiday storytelling of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. During this program, this magical Christmas story will come to life for families at the Mount[...]
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College 5:00 pm
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College @ Kenneth R. Gill Stadium
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm
November 25 – December 31, 2017.  View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 25, in conjunction with Westminster’s Miracle on Main Street holiday electric[...]
KidWorks Kids Present: Happy Holidays – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
KidWorks Kids Present: Happy Holidays – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Registration for this event begins 11/18/2017.
Open Mah Jongg – Eldersburg Branch 6:30 pm
Open Mah Jongg – Eldersburg Branch @ Eldersburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 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[...]
Veterans Book Discussion Group: Trident K9 Warriors by Mike Ritland – Finksburg Branch 7:00 pm
Veterans Book Discussion Group: Trident K9 Warriors by Mike Ritland – Finksburg Branch @ Finksburg Branch
Dec 18 @ 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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Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour
Christmas with Sears & Roebuck Holiday Tour @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Dec 19 all-day
December 1 – 21, 2017. Mon. – Fri. 10am – 3:30pm (guided tours on the hour); Sat. 10am – 4pm (self-guided); Sun. Noon – 4pm (self-guided).  This year the Farm Museum’s holiday tour will center[...]
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van 9:10 am
Daycare Van Storytime – Daycare Van @ Daycare Van
Dec 19 @ 9:10 am – 11:59 pm
Registration for this event begins 12/16/2017.
Read and Play – Eldersburg Branch 9:45 am