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Date Event Description
04/17/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Living Places, Living Planet
Travel the world to see the many habitats that wild animals call home. Meet a few animals and join instructors from The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's ZOOmobile as they discuss characteristics of various habitats and how animals have adapted. Learn about what living things need to survive and the global resources that animals and humans must share. Contact with animals may occur.

Ages 6-12; 50 - 60 min. Space is limited. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

Presented by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in partnership with the Howard County Arts Council.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Fractured Fairy Tales
Have fun turning familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out. Make a craft. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.

No registration required.
04/17/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Are You Cents-Able?
Facts, stories, and activities about money. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
2:30 PM
Central Branch

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Silly Shel Silverstein
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the quirky poems of Shel Silverstein, activities, and a craft. Ages 6 - 8; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Chess Club
Join us for informal chess play. All skill levels welcome. Thursdays; 3 - 5 pm. Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
04/17/14
3:45 PM
Central Branch

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Silly Shel Silverstein
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the quirky poems of Shel Silverstein, activities, and a craft. Ages 6 - 8; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Are You Cents-Able?
Facts, stories, and activities about money. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Block Party: Fun with LEGO® Blocks
Create a masterpiece with LEGO® blocks and your imagination. Ages 5 & up; 90 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/21/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Game Day!
No school? No problem! Hang out and play a game with friends Ages 5 & up.

Ho. Co. schools closed. 11 am - 1 pm; allow 30 min.

No registration required.
04/21/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Game Day!
No school? No problem! Hang out and play a game with friends Ages 5 & up.

Ho. Co. schools closed. 2 - 4 pm; allow 30 min.

No registration required.
04/23/14
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Fairy Tale Engineering
Classic stories and fun problem solving activities. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

Mar 19 - Humpty Dumpty Egg Drop
Apr 23 - The Crow and the Pitcher (Aesop's Physics)
May 14 - The Three Billy Goats Gruff Bridge Building

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
04/23/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Book-N-Chat
Build book club skills by reading a picture book together, followed by discussion and related activities. Ages 6-8; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
 

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