Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For ages 15 - Adults. Happy 248th birthday to the epitome of Regency writers, Ms. Jane Austen. We will celebrate all things Jane Austen with 'afternoon' tea, activities, and a viewing of the 1995 movie Sense and Sensibility. Refreshments will be served.

Free

Crochet Your Heart Out

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Like to crochet? Want to learn but not sure where to start? Join us for a weekly roundtable of crochet, conversation, and fun. Feel free to bring a snack or lunch. All experience levels are welcome.

Free

North Carroll Senior Center Thursday Book Club: Once Upon a Wardrobe

North Carroll Senior Center 2328 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD

For Adults. Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas. This month's selection is Once Upon a Wardrobe, by Patti Callahan Henry.

Free

Senior Planet: Fitness Apps

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD, 21787, United States

For Adults. Get ready to start the new year with some health and wellness goals. Learn how fitness apps can help you track and conquer your goals! Senior Planet programs are designed for the 60+ community, but all are welcome! Senior Planet programs are provided in cooperation with the Carroll Tech Council. Registration required. Visit […]

Movies and Munchies: The Holiday

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Join us for a snack and an afternoon movie. We will have a variety of snacks and drinks, but feel free to bring your own. We will have chairs for relaxing or bring a blanket. This month's movie selection is The Holiday with Cameron Diaz. The movie is rated PG-13. Refreshments will be […]

Free

The 4 Pillars of the New Retirement

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD, 21074

For Adults. This program provides an in-depth look at "The Four Pillars of the New Retirement" (health, family, purpose, and finances). Attendees will be empowered to think through their own circumstances, goals, and challenges so that they can take action today that impacts their quality of life in retirement. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Mr. Dickens and His Carol

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas. This month's selection is Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva.

Free

Holiday Sing-a-long

Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, 21048, United States

For all ages. It's getting close to the holidays! Join us for a holiday sing-a-long, where we'll read stories, sing, and dance!

Free

Holiday Sing-A-Long

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For all ages. It’s getting close to the holidays! Join us for a holiday sing-a-long, where we’ll read stories, sing, and dance!

Crochet Your Heart Out

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Like to crochet? Want to learn but not sure where to start? Join us for a weekly roundtable of crochet, conversation, and fun. Feel free to bring a snack or lunch. All experience levels are welcome.

Free

Machine Magic

Exploration Commons At 50 East, 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD, 21157, United States

For ages 18 - Adult. Learn to use decorative stitches by decorating flowers for a pillow front. This class will use techniques recommended in Machine Magic, by Deborah Louie. Learn how to use decorative stitches on computerized machines. Although the class will use Bernina machines, these techniques can be applied to other computerized brands. All […]

$10.00

Anime Club

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For ages 11 - 18. Come and join us for all things anime and manga! Share your latest faves, cosplay, and artwork. We'll have anime screenings, anime and manga discussions, crafts, coloring pages, and more!

Free

Amigurumi Club

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Amigurumi are all the rage. Join us as we talk and crochet our small or not-so-small, amigurumi each week. All experience levels are welcome.

Free

Ebook and Audiobook Overview

Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, 21048, United States

For ages 11 - Adults. Learn about our hoopla and Libby apps and how to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more with your library card. Please bring your device if you would like to download the apps and follow along.

Free

Edgar Allan and the Poe Boys Live in Concert

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For all ages. Got cabin fever? Come to the library to hear Edgar Allan and the Poe Boys, a Baltimore area bluegrass band, live in concert. Registration is required. Visit site for details.

Learn How to Administer Narcan

Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch, 6400 West Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD, 21784

For ages 12 - Adults. Opioid overdose deaths are one of the largest health threats on both a local and national level. Luckily, these deaths can be preventable with the use of naloxone (Narcan). Join LITT, a local non-profit, and learn how to use Narcan, proper opioid overdose response techniques, and what you can do […]

Free

North Carroll Senior Center Wednesday Book Club: The Fountains of Silence

North Carroll Senior Center 2328 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD

For Adults. Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas. This month's selection is The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys.

Free

Tinkercad: Beyond the Basics

Exploration Commons At 50 East, 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD, 21157, United States

For ages 12 - Adults. Join us to explore Tinkercads' 3D design capabilities further. Utilizing both basic and intermediate design tools and methods, we'll make 3D-printed dice. Previous Tinkercad experience is strongly recommended. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Westminster High School 1225 Washington Rd, Westminster, MD, United States

Join us for a special evening with author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos! Help us celebrate the release of I am Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the next installment in the wildly popular Ordinary People Change the World series. This is a FREE event, but registration is required for all attendees. Presented by A Likely Story […]

Ask a Master Gardener

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD, 21074

For Adults. Bring your questions about winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener and pick up tips, handouts, and more.

Free

Ask a Master Gardener

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For Adults. Bring your questions about winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener and pick up tips handouts, and more.

TRIVIA NIGHT at Bistro 91 in Finksburg

Bistro 91 in Finksburg 3000 Gamber Road, Finksburg, MD, United States

For Adults. What trivia tidbits are rattling around in your head? Grab a few friends and join us for Trivia Night at Bistro 91! If your team needs to cancel on the day of the program, please call Bistro 91 at 410-861-8841. All prizes are provided by Bistro 91. Registration required. Only one person per […]

Senior Planet: Fitness Apps

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For Adults. Get ready to start the new year with some health and wellness goals. Learn how fitness apps can help you track and conquer your goals! Senior Planet programs are designed for the 60+ community, but all are welcome. Senior Planet programs are provided in cooperation with the Carroll Tech Council. Registration is required. […]

Jurassic Park Escape Room

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD, 21074

For ages 11 - 17. Join us for a Jurassic Park-themed escape room. Gather the clues and solve puzzles to see if you can escape in time!

Free

To Be Read: Abbott Kahler

Exploration Commons At 50 East 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD, United States

For Adults. From bestselling nonfiction author Abbott Kahler comes the spellbinding fiction debut, Where You End. An unusual form of amnesia upends the lives of identical twins, forcing them to face an indelible, dangerous shadow of the past. She will be in conversation with Sherri Leimkuhler. Abbott Kahler, formerly writing as Karen Abbot, is the […]

Intro to Dance

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For ages 2 - 5. Skipping, leaping, twirling, and bouncing! Your child will beam with joy as they move and explore like never before with instructors from Center Stage Performing Arts Academy. We will focus on gross motor, emotional, and social development through dance, free movement, songs, and fun. Siblings are welcome to attend this […]

Free

Senior Planet: Introduction to Sleep Technologies

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For Adults. Sleep troubles? What if tech could help you sleep? This lecture gives an overview of different devices and wearable technologies that track sleep patterns, monitor sleep disorders, and could improve your sleep. You’ll also learn about mindfulness apps that offer guided meditations and other ways to promote healthy sleep habits. Presented by Senior […]

Amigurumi Club

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Amigurumi are all the rage. Join us as we talk and crochet our small, or not-so-small, amigurumi each week. All experience levels are welcome.

Free

Senior Planet: Instagram Basics

Carroll County Public Library 2 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD, United States

For Adults. Learn about this popular social media platform, which combines the concepts of an instant camera with a telegram. Senior Planet programs are designed for the 60+ community, but all are welcome! Senior Planet programs are provided in cooperation with the Carroll Tech Council. Registration is required. Visit site for details.

Healthcare and Your Retirement

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD, 21074

For Adults. Healthcare and Your Retirement is an educational program that addresses what steps investors should take to prepare for healthcare costs to help ensure their retirement savings stay healthy. Registration is required. Visit site for details.

Free

Trading Card Games Club

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For ages 11 - 18. Calling all teenage fans of trading card games! Whether you're a seasoned expert or a beginner still learning the rules, the Mount Airy TCG Club wants you to join our community and share your passion for TCGs. Bring your collection or a favorite deck and come collect, trade, and battle […]

Free

Native Plants & Pollinators: Partners for Life

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD, 21787, United States

For Adults. Learn from a Master Gardener how to grow native plants and attract the pollinators that make them thrive. Explore which plants grow well in different settings and which work well with other plants. Learn what colors pollinators find attractive and how to grow your plants so you attract bees, butterflies, and other wildlife. […]

Free

Honoring Black History Month: African American Read-In

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For ages 14 - Adults. How can we honor the contributions of African Americans? Join CCPL's Mount Airy Branch as we celebrate Black History Month with an African American Read-In. Stop by for the afternoon and enjoy our time together as we explore a broad range of genres centering on the voices of Black authors. […]

Free

Mount Airy Knitters

Carroll County Public Library, Mount Airy Branch, 705 Ridge Avenue, Mount Airy, MD, 21771

For Adults. Join the Mount Airy Knitters for a weekly roundtable of knitting, conversation, and fun. All experience levels are welcome.

Free

Senior Planet: Internet of Things

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD, 21074

For Adults. Are you curious about how devices communicate with each other and smart home technology? This program will provide an overview of the vast world of the Internet of Things and discuss best practices for keeping your devices secure. Senior Planet programs are provided in cooperation with the Carroll Tech Council. Registration is required. […]