African American Read-In

Carroll Arts Center 91 West Main St, Westminster, MD

For all ages. The National African American Read-In is the nation's first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million

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To Be Read: Greer Macallister

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

For Adults. G. R. Macallister, author of the Five Queendoms series, also writes bestselling historical fiction under the name Greer Macallister. Her novels have been optioned for film and television. A regular contributor to Water Unboxed and the Chicago Review of Books, she lives with her family in Washington DC. Scorpica is her epic fantasy

An Evening with Brad Meltzer

Carroll Arts Center 91 West Main St, Westminster, MD

#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer is celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of his publishing debut, with the return of two of the most iconic characters in fiction, Zig and Nola, in The Lightning Rod. Brad Meltzer is the author of twelve previous thrillers, including The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and The

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To Be Read: James Rollins

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

For Adults. is the #1 New York Times bestseller of international thrillers, sold to over forty countries. His Sigma series has earned national accolades and has topped charts around the world. Kingdom of Bones is the latest riveting, deeply imaginative thriller in the Sigma Force series, told with his trademark blend of cutting-edge science, historical

An Evening with Adriana Trigiani

Carroll Arts Center 91 West Main St, Westminster, MD

For Adults. New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani will be returning to Carroll County with her sweeping new novel, The Good Left Undone. Hailed by USA Today as one of the "reigning queens of women's fiction", Trigiani has written 20 books, which have been published in 38 languages. Along with her viral Facebook Live

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To Be Read: Dolen Perkins-Valdez

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

For Adults. Join us for an evening with Dolen Perkins-Valdez. Inspired by true events that rocked the nation, Take My Hand is a profoundly moving novel about a Black nurse in post-segregation Alabama who blows the whistle on a terrible wrong done to her patients, from the New York Times bestselling author of Wench. Books

To Be Read: Terri Libenson

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

For ages 6 - Adults. Meet Terri Libenson, the Reuben Award-winning cartoonist of the recently retired syndicated comic strip The Pajama Diaries and the New York Times bestselling author of the Emmie & Friends series. Terri's newest book, Remarkably Ruby, is a story about how there's more to everyone than meets the eye. Ruby and

Book Review Meetup

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

For Adults. Just finished reading a great book you want to tell others about? Need ideas for your next read? Join this meetup to create reviews to share during and after the group. Each month, we will explore a different book review process and you will leave with a list of titles to try. Be

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Oceans of Possibilities Craft Time

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

For ages 3 - 12. Swim in a sea of water-related crafts as we kick off our Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities.

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Summer Reads: Steve Berry

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

For Adults. Steve Berry is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the Cotton Malone novels (The Bishop's Pawn, The Malta Exchange), among other books, and several works of short fiction. He has 25 million books in print, translated into over 40 languages. In his latest work, The Omega Factor, UNESCO investigator

Summer Reads: R. Eric Thomas

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

For ages 14 - Adult. R. Eric Thomas is the bestselling author of Here for It, or How to Save Your Soul in America, a Read with Jenna book club pick featured on Today, and a Lambda Literary Award finalist. He is the co-author of Reclaiming Her Time, a biography of Rep. Maxine Waters. He

Magpie Live in Concert

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

For all ages. Join musical duo Magpie for a live, in-person concert. This concert will be outdoors in our gardens, weather permitting, and will be moved indoors, if necessary. Registration is required. Visit site for details. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and

Summer Reading Celebration: Oceans of Possibilities

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

For all ages. Join the excitement as we launch Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities! We'll have activities throughout the branch with live animals outdoors. Join the family fun - and kick off your summer to an amazing start!

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Pets and the Afterlife

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

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

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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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

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Summer Reads: Neil Beller

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

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

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Oceans of Possibilities Fitness

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

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

Free
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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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Summer Reads: Karin Slaughter

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

For Adults. Karin Slaughter is the author of more than twenty instant New York Times bestselling novels, including the Edgar-nominated Cop Town and standalone novels, Pretty Girls, The Good Daughter, and Pieces of Her. She is published in 120 countries with more than 40 million copies sold across the globe. Pieces of Her is a

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL’s Taneytown Branch

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

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!

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