Westminster and Finksburg libraries July 30-Aug. 5

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Westminster library branch

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-Under the Sea: 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 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.

Weird Science (Reference Center): 2 p.m. For ages 13-adults. Register for this event today. Don't be blinded by Science. Learn all about how to use the Science Reference Center, the library's premium, online Science database, to find up to date, full-text articles from trustworthy, printable sources. Other free library resources will also be discussed in this fun, informal session. All attendees need to register.

Thursday

Story Pals-Under the Sea: 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 caregiver.

Story Pals-Under the Sea: 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 caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story Time-Under the Sea: 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.

Saturday

Saturday Movie Matinee-Frozen: 1 p.m. For all ages. Beat the summer heat with this cool Academy Award winning family movie. We'll provide the popcorn. This movie is rated PG. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Monday

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-Sports: 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.

Teen Advisory Board: 6 p.m. For ages 11-17. Looking for a leadership role in planning library teen programming? Need service hours? Consider our Teen Advisory Board. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday

Story Pals-Sports: 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 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-Sports: 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-Cows: 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-Cows: 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-Cows: 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.

Thursday

Story Pals-Cows: 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.

Chicken Little Was Right–The Sky Is Falling: 2 p.m. For ages 7-adults. Register for this event today. Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we explore things like comets (by making one), asteroids and the dinosaurs, and any upcoming meteor showers. We will also play Guess the Meteorite. Only kids need to register

Friday

Songs, Stories, & Seniors: 10:30 a.m. For ages 2-adults. Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in a retirement program at Westminster Senior Center. Come and join us for some great fun. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Monday

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular: 9:30 a.m. For all ages. Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library. Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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.

Story Pals-Cats: 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-Cats: 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.

Counting Stars and Other Bedtime Math: 6:30 p.m. For ages 3-6. Can you count all the stars in the sky? Probably not, but we've got great bedtime stories and games that prove you can have a good time trying. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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