Marlene at Home: Summer Edition at Codorus State Park

Carroll County Public Library Online

For Adults. Welcome back to Marlene at Home with monthly summer editions! I have missed keeping in touch with all of my viewers. Come along as we explore an Ocean of Possibilities (our Summer Reading theme) with stops at a beach or lake a few hours drive or maybe close to your own backyard. We […]

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

Junior Gardeners’ Workshop: Summer Flower Arrangement

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For ages 8 - 17. Join the members of the Silver Fancy Garden Club and create a beautiful fresh flower arrangement. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Free

North Carroll Senior Center Wednesday Book Club: The Last Green Valley

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 Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan.

Free

Circus Science with Gregory May

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For ages 5 - 12. Experience the wonders of the circus without the cost. Gregory May, a former Ringling Brothers performer, uses amazing tricks to explore the circus world - and explains some scientific principles behind the razzle-dazzle!

Pets and the Afterlife

Carroll County Public Library, Westminster Branch, 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD, 21157, United States

For ages 16 – Adults. Learn how your pets, in spirit, have the ability to send signs and helpful tips on how to cope with grief from their loss. Rob Gutro, medium, scientist, and award-winning author of the Pets and the Afterlife series, will discuss the ways pets communicate and will provide some amazing examples […]

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

Cardboard Creatures

Carroll County Public Library Online

For ages 12 - 18. Come learn basic building methods with cardboard! Each participant will be challenged to build their original creature using at least two of the building methods. Media Production Tools were funded by an Infy Maker Award from Infosys Foundation USA. Registration required. Visit site for details. Zoom login information will be […]

Messy Makers: Preschool Process Art Fun

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

For ages 3 - 6. This preschool process art class is all about stretching our amazing creativity muscles through developmentally appropriate art experiences. Preschoolers will explore different art materials and discover new techniques as we create unique art pieces. Only kids need to register. Visit site for details.

Emmett’s Playhouse

Carroll County Public Library Online

For ages Birth - 5. Join Emmett and Ms. Rebecca on Facebook, as they sing, play, learn, and explore together!

Free

Oceans of Possibilities Fitness

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

For ages 4 - 10. Come move your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and move your body with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun! We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids […]

Free

Oceans of Possibilities Fitness

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

For ages 4 – 10. Come move your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and move your body with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun! We’ll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids […]

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

Bubble Bonanza

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For ages 3 - 6. It's bubble time! Have fun blowing bubbles of all sizes and types, then go home with a bubble maker of your own. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Free

Luis Garay Percussion World Duo

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

For all ages. Luis Garay Percussion World Duo's high energy of spicy Afro-Latin rhythm introduces audiences to world instruments including congas, djembes, bongos, balafons, shakers, and more! Throughout this highly educational, entertaining, FUN performance, children are invited to participate. This program is supported by the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an initiative of […]

Summer Reads: Neil Beller

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

For Adults. Neil R. Beller, Jr. is the author of The Dish: Stories Spun from the Only Position Player Dumb Enough to Squat Beneath Strangers Who Swing Big Sticks Inches from His Head. This book is filled with personal and humorous stories about how the game of baseball has infiltrated our lives. More importantly, the […]

Wildwood Storytime with CCPL’s Mount Airy Branch

Wildwood Park Gazebo 400 Park Avenue, Mount Airy, MD

For ages Birth - 8. Join us for storytime at the Wildwood Park gazebo! We'll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet indoors at CCPL's Mount Airy Branch.

Free

Circus Science with Gregory May

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, Maryland

For ages 5 - 12. Experience the wonders of the circus without the cost. Gregory May, a former Ringling Brothers performer, uses amazing tricks to explore the circus world - and explains some scientific principles behind the razzle-dazzle! Registration required. Visit site for details.

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

Sewing: Serger Basics

Exploration Commons 50 East Main Street Westminster, MD 21157 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD

For ages 15 - Adults. Learn about the versatile serger/overlock sewing machine and how to use it with your sewing projects. We will review the parts of the serger, proper threading, and how and when to use different stitch settings. Leave inspired with new ways to use this machine in your sewing projects. Registration required. […]

Young Yogis

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For ages 8 - 13. Learn and practice a few yoga and relaxation techniques to help you deal with the stresses of everyday life. Bring a yoga mat or large towel if you wish. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Free

Ocean Art

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For Adults. Join us for a three-part series where we will create a different ocean-inspired art project each month. Attendees do not have to attend all three sessions. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Oceans of Possibilities Fitness

Carroll County Public Library, North Carroll Branch 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, Maryland

For ages 4 - 10. Come move your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and move your body with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun! We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids […]

Free

Oceans of Possibilities Fitness

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

For ages 4 – 10. Come move your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and move your body with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun! We’ll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids […]

What’s in Season: Watermelon

Exploration Commons 50 East Main Street Westminster, MD 21157 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD

For ages 15 - Adult. In this hands-on cooking class, we'll enjoy this popular summertime fruit in three different dishes including a savory watermelon salad and a watermelon mocktail. This even requires a payment of $10.00 per registrant to attend. Registration required. Visit site for details.

$10.00

National Aquarium: Sharks!

Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD

For ages 4 - 12. Sharks are not the fearsome eating machines portrayed in the movie Jaws. Explore these unique creatures and their amazing survival adaptations, while dispelling myths about these "monsters." A hands-on session with animal artifacts is included in this program.

Super Smash Bros. Free Play

Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD

For ages 11 - 17. Come play Super Smash Bros. with some new people in a noncompetitive fun setting on the library Switch. Groups will take turns playing. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Free

Tai Chi for Rehabilitation

Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD

For Adults. Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has its origins in China. It is a mind/body practice that incorporates breath and gentle movements to focus the mind. This program will assist the body in recovering from illness and maintaining wellness. We will have a gentle progression of movements over four weeks. The instructor […]

National Aquarium: Rainforest

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

For ages 5 - 12. Investigate plant and animal interactions and adaptations for survival in the South American rainforest. Discover the importance of this unique habitat, threats to its survival, and how to influence its future. A hands-on session with animal artifacts is included in this program. Registration required. Visit site for details.

Free

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: Malibu Rising

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

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 Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Veterans Book Club: The Greatest Beer Run Ever

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

For Adults. In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War by John "Chick" Donohue and J. T. […]

Finksburg Morning Book Club: The Midnight Library

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

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 Midnight Library by Matt Haig.

Free

Plant Healthy Gardens

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

For ages 4 - 10. Some plants grow up, some grow down, and some grow all around us. Learn about different growing plants and how to build a fruitful garden. Learn how a whole community can get involved. Make a mini-greenhouse with herbs and veggies to take home.

Free

Demonstration Station: Ukuleles

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

For all ages. Stop by the Demonstration Station to ask a question or learn something new from a member of the Taneytown community. From professional specialists to lay experts, we are hosting a summer for sharing the Oceans of Possibilities we can offer each other.

Free

Carroll County Writers Group

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

For Adults. Join the Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association for their monthly meeting at CCPL's Finksburg Branch. We will hold an open mic session as we discuss our work.

Free

Free Spirit Book Club: Finlay Donovan Is Killing It

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

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 Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano.

Free

Monthly Maker Meetup

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

For ages 16 - Adults. Have you ever wondered how to get started with laser cutting or 3D printing? Or, are you an avid maker who wants to share their ideas and receive help and feedback? This group if for you! Come learn, create, and play in a collaborative environment meant for everyone. All are […]

Free

Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

For all ages. Summer can be hectic and busy. We’re here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we’ll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!