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Westminster and Finksburg Library Schedule (9/26/12-10/2/12)

Westminster library branch

The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488.

Tuesday

Read and Play: 11 a.m. Ages birth-24 months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. Siblings welcome. With an accompanying caregiver.

Story Pals: 10 a.m. Ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Story Time: 7 p.m. All Ages. End your day in a special way. This story time, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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Wednesday

Read and Play: 11 a.m. Ages birth-24 months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. Siblings welcome. With an accompanying caregiver.

Story Pals: 10 a.m. Ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Lend a Helping Hand: 6:30 p.m. Adults. Being a teen is hard enough. Imagine doing it without a family. Please join the Carroll County Department of Social Services to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of teens by keeping them in their own community. CCDSS is seeking families who are willing to take teenagers, sibling groups, and medically fragile newborns into their homes. Learn how, as a community, we can all help care for our youth. Please contact Carroll County Department of Social Services at 410.386.3434 for registration.

Thursday

Story Pals: 10 and 11 a.m. Ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story Time: 1 p.m. All ages. This weekly story time introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.


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Friday

Ghost Walk: 6:30 p.m. Ages 10-Adults. Join us for a ghost presentation and evening stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration for this program begins 10/12/2012.

Program Dates and Times

Playdough Fun: 10 a.m. Ages Birth-10. Mold, shape, and squish. Come in and play with some homemade playdough. You can even take the recipe home so you can make it yourself. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

Saturday

Fall Fun: 10 a.m. Ages 3-10. Celebrate the season with stories, songs, and lots of fun. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.


Monday

On My Own: 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-6. A theme-based story time for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play: 9:30 am. Ages birth-24 months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. Siblings welcome. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ghost Walk: 6:30 p.m. Ages 10-Adults. Join us for a ghost presentation and evening stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration for this program begins 10/15/2012.


Finksburg library branch

The Finksburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4505 or 410-386-4488.

Tuesday

Awesome Anime: 6:30 p.m. Ages 11-17. Bring the East a little closer to the West, grab your favorite manga or graphic novel and join the fandom fun. Refreshments will be served.

On My Own: 1:30 p.m. Ages 3-6. A theme-based story time for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play: 1:30 p.m. Ages Birth-24 Months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

The Faith Club: 7 p.m. Adults. If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at the Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call Sharon at 410-259-8947.

Story Pals: 11 a.m. Ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Wednesday

Evening Story Time: 7 p.m. All Ages. End your day in a special way. This story time, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Food, Fun, and Reading: 2 p.m. Ages 5-8. Schools out. Come learn about the new My Plate Nutrition Program and make a tasty dairy snack. We will also read books about good nutrition and play games. Refreshments will be served.

On My Own: 1:30 p.m. Ages 3-6. A theme-based story time for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Year-Round Family 11 a.m. Story Time: All Ages. An open invitation. This weekly story time, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Thursday

Read and Play: 11 a.m. Ages Birth-24 Months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: 9:45 a.m. Ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Friday

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: 10:30 a.m. Science: Ages Birth-5. Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together. This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Registration for this program begins 9/14/2012.

Saturday

Meet Author Zachary Teal: 11 a.m. Ages 10-Adults. Stop by the Finksburg Branch and meet author Zachary Teal. Zach's recently published book The Foreigners: The Arrival is about four teenagers who discover a strange pendant and stumble upon a world never seen by the human eye. Adventure await the four teens on every page. This is your chance to meet the author, hear about his inspiration for the book, and purchase your very own copy to have autographed.

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Monday

Music and Movement Series: 11 a.m. Ages 3-6. Join us for a five part music and movement program. We will have different guest presenters and performers each week introducing us to musical concepts and dance. Come ready to sing, dance, and clap your hands. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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