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Westminster library branch

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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.

Wednesday

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

Read and Play: 11 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.

Thursday

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

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

Year-Round Family Story Time-Clothes: 1 p.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.

Friday

Baby & Kids' Yoga: 10 a.m. For ages birth-5. Register for this event today. Babies and small children are natural yogis and yoginis. With children as young as four weeks old, caregivers can work with their little ones to practice developmentally appropriate yoga poses. Don't worry if your little one is always on the go; the instructor works with the energy of the children and tailors the class accordingly. Moves stimulate the brain, encourage proper alignment, help with digestion and sleep patterns, teach calming breath work, encourage early critical thinking skills and foster the love of physical fitness at a young age. All children should attend with an adult caregiver and dress ready to stretch and move. Only kids need to register.

Saturday

Let's Build: 10 a.m. For ages 3-10. Do you love to build things? Join us for a morning of construction as we use all of our fun building toys to create something great. We'll have LEGO blocks, regular blocks and more. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Author Visit-Robert P. Wack: 1 p.m. For adults. Join us at the Westminster Branch Library as we welcome author Robert P. Wack. Robert P. Wack, the author of "Time Bomber," lives in Carroll County, where he writes and reads when he isn't practicing medicine as a pediatrician. He was born in Washington, D.C. and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University Medical School. Dr. Wack developed an interest in military history while serving in the Army Medical Corps, but science fiction remains his first love. Books will be available for signing.

Monday

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Read and Play: 9:30 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.

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

Tuesday

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

Read and Play: 11 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.

Evening Story Time-Farm: 7 p.m. For 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 younger. Must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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.

Wednesday

Year-Round Family Story Time-All About Me: 11 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.

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

Evening Story Time-All About Me: 6:30 p.m. For 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 younger. Must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Thursday

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

Read and Play: 11 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.

BibliophiliART: 6 p.m. For ages 11-17. Register for this event today. For the love of books...embrace your freedom to read by making your own set of book-inspired magnets. Take quotes from your favorite books, or rearrange the words for impromptu poetry. Only kids need to register

Saturday

Snack Master Jr.: 2 p.m. For ages 8-adults. Register for this event today. Hungry? Hate to cook, feel like you're no good, or just forbidden from using the stove? We've got your back (and your stomach.) Join us to learn some quick, easy, and delicious snacks that you can make yourself. Taste testing is, of course, encouraged. Only kids need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Monday

Christopher James Live in Concert: 11 a.m. For all ages. Register for this event today. Do you like the harmonica? How about the mandolin? Guitar? You can hear all of those instruments and more, live at the Finksburg Branch Library. Come see Maryland State Arts Council award-winning blues musician Christopher James in concert. It's sure to be a great time and he will have his CDs for sale. Children 3 and younger. must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

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.

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

On My Own-Forest: 1:30 p.m. For 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 Story Time-Forest: 11 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.

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