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Carroll County Times

Library Schedule (March 19-25)

The Eldersburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488.

Wednesday

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

Story Pals-Swamp: 10:45 a.m. For ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Homeschoolers' Class-St. Patrick's Day: 2 p.m. For ages 7-10. Join the fun in these literature-based science, social studies, math, and language arts programs.

Crochet 911: 7 p.m. For ages 11-adults. Join Caroline Brocato to learn how to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.

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Thursday

Read and Play: 9:45 a.m. For 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-Swamp: 10:45 a.m. For ages 2-3. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Good Day Sunshine Karaoke-Beatles Karaoke: 7 p.m. For ages 11-adults. Join us as we celebrate the first day of spring with karaoke. We'll be highlighting selections from The Beatles, but we'll have lots more tunes to choose from, too. Wipe the winter frost off of your vocal chords and stop by. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday

Story Time-Swamp: 9:45 a.m. For all ages. A theme-based story time featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Social Media for Dummies: 11 a.m. For adults. Register for this event today. Ever wondered how to connect with your kids on Twitter or how your old high school friend is doing on Facebook? This class will open your eyes to the many ways you can communicate without pen and paper.

PAWS to Read: 2 p.m. For ages 6-17. Register for this event today. Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.

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Monday

Year-Round Family Story Time-Butterflies: 9:45 a.m. For all ages. An open invitation. This weekly story time, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story Time-Butterflies: 10:45 a.m. For all ages. An open invitation. This weekly story time, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Recycled Bird Feeders: 4 p.m. For ages 8-adults. Register for this event today. Join the naturalists from Piney Run Park as we make bird feeders out of recycled milk cartons. All attendees need to register.

John Brown-The Man Who Fired the First Shots of the Civil War: 7 p.m. For ages 11-adults. John's Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry on October 16, 1859 is thought by many to have been the first shots of the impending Civil War. Brown, a vowed abolitionist, went to the federal arsenal to capture guns to give to fugitive slaves in hopes of ending slavery. He was captured, tried, and hanged in Charlestown. This program is offered in conjunction with the Civil War 150 exhibit. Civil War 150 is a national traveling panel exhibition organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in partnership with The Library of America. The project, Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning through the Words of Those Who Lived It, has been made possible in part through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. A Celebrating America program.

Tuesday

Read and Play: 9:45 a.m. For 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.

Read and Play: 10:45 a.m. For 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.


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