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    January 17 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    Box Lunch Talks - German Prisoners of War in Carroll County
    During World War II American farms and factories faced a labor shortage. One little- known solution to the problem was the use of German prisoners of war. Jim Shriver discusses the United States' handling of prisoners during the war including policy decisions, infrastructure requirements, management of facilities, and facilities operated throughout Maryland and Carroll. He will also explore the daily lives of the prisoners and present personal recollections about the P.O.W.s housed in Carroll County.vis Library in 1951. In 1958, a county-wide library system was established. Lynn Wheeler, director of the Carroll County Public Library, takes us on a trip through the library's history.
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    January 21 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
    Past Times for Children - Everyday Life and Food in Carroll County
    Your child will discover what life was like for children on a farm in the 1800s. Everyone had specific chores to do. The class will follow a child's routine during a day and creatively visit animals, a school and food meal preparations. Various foods will be tasted and they will make butter and eat it with homemade bread.
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