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Eldersburg Public Library Oct. 1-7

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

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Story Pals-Bears: 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-Bears: 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.

Battle of the Books-Information Session: 5:30 p.m. For adults. Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books-Information Session: 6:30 p.m. For adults. Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books-Information Session: 7:30 p.m. For adults. Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Thursday

From Our Table to Yours-Share, Swap, & Take: 9 a.m. For adults. Have an abundance of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from your garden? Consider sharing them with others. On Thursdays during September and October, the lobby of the Eldersburg Branch Library will have a table where you can share items from your home garden. We encourage community members to share, swap, and take what you are interested in trying.

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 play group for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

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Story Pals-Bears: 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.

Savvy Women, Smart Investors-The Foundations of Investing: 6:30 p.m. For adults. Register for this event today. Back by popular demand, Suzanne M. Bradshaw, a local financial advisor is hosting a series of three workshops designed to help women with their financial goals. Suzanne will present the first workshop to discuss the very basics of investing. In the second workshop, Suzanne and her lively guest will discuss how and why savvy women need to take charge of their financial future. In the third presentation, Suzanne and her guest will present the unique challenges that widows and their friends may face when making important decisions for the next stage of their life. Don't miss these informative, enlightening, and important presentations.

Teen Volunteer Time: 7 p.m. For ages 12-17. Need service hours? Help the library. We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours. Help the library prepare crafts for story time, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy.

Friday

I Love Mexico..: 9:45 a.m. For ages 2-6. Join us for a story time that celebrates Mexico. You will hear a little Spanish and have a blast with songs, stories, and activities. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Saturday

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Saturday Story Time-Bears: 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.

LEGO Creations: 11 a.m. For ages 5-adults. Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like. We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity. Bring your dad or your mom and build together.

The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Baltimore Riots of 1968: 1 p.m. For ages 11-adults. We do not know what Martin Luther King, Jr. would have preached on Palm or Easter Sunday, 1968, because on April 4th he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. What we do know is that as his body was interred, America exploded in the greatest spate of domestic violence since the Civil War. Peter Levy examines uprisings that took place across the United States, with a special focus on the one that took place in Baltimore, Maryland, which played a crucial role in the rise of Spiro Agnew as a national symbol of the New Right. Peter Levy is Professor of History at York College, Pennsylvania. He has numerous publications on the Civil Rights movement. He holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. This program is part of the Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle grant, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. A Celebrating America program.

Monday

Year-Round Family Story Time-Colors: 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-Colors: 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.

Paint a Pumpkin: 2 p.m. For ages 8-12. Register for this event today. Get in the fall spirit with creative pumpkin painting. Pumpkins, paint, supplies, and design ideas will be provided. You can choose to enter your creation to The Great Pumpkin Patch at the Eldersburg Branch Library where it will be on display for the month of October. All entries have a chance to win a prize. Only kids need to register.

Code It @ the Library-Scratch: 2:30 p.m. For ages 9-15. Register for this event today. Explore Scratch, a popular programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. By simply dragging together colored blocks of code, you can learn computer programming concepts and make fun games and animations. Create a playable game using step by step instructions or design your own. Multiple projects will be offered. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Free Concert-Hungrytown: 6:30 p.m. For all ages. Join us in the café to listen to Hungrytown, the musical and married duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson. Country Jukebox calls these talented singer/songwriters modern representatives of traditions-based folk music. Their two highly acclaimed CDs, Hungrytown and Any Forgotten Thing, continue to receive much airplay on folk and Americana stations worldwide. Hungrytown's music has also appeared on several television shows, including the Independent Film Channel's hit series, Portlandia. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

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Pajama Story Time: 6:30 p.m. For all ages. There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and milk. Wear your PJs to this cozy story time. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

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 play group 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 play group for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Created Equal Film Series-Slavery by Another Name: 6:30 p.m. For ages 11-adults. It was a shocking reality that often went unacknowledged, a system of forced, unpaid labor, mostly affecting Southern black men, which lasted until World War II. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Douglas Blackmon, Slavery by Another Name tells the stories of men, charged with crimes like vagrancy, and often guilty of nothing, who were bought and sold, abused, and subjected to sometimes deadly working conditions as unpaid convict labor. Run time of 90 minutes. This film is part of the Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film series, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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