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Date Event Description
07/29/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Small Science
Stories and a hands-on experiment. Ages 4-6; 30 min. Register for each class separately.

Jul 8:   Bubble fun
Jul 15:  Sink or float?
Jul 22:  Summer snow
Jul 29:  Buggy science
Aug 5:  Powerful potions
Aug 12: Flight

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/29/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Rainbow Science
Why do we see the same colors in every rainbow? Why do rainbows appear? Learn the answers to these questions, do experiments, and explore the garden in search of the colors of the rainbow. Ages 6-8; 45 min. Registration and signed release form required.

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*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/29/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Try This at Home, Too!
Explore simple science, engineering, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

Mondays & Tuesdays
Jun 23 & 24:   Tangrams
Jun 30 & Jul 1: Bubbles (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 7 & 8:        Food Science (using various food products)
Jul 14 & 15:     Crystals (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 21 & 22:     Weather
Jul 28 & 29:     Robots
Aug 4 & 5:       LEGO® Engineering
Aug 11 & 12:    Architecture (using marshmallows)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/29/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Hogwarts Summer School
Open to all witches and wizards in need of magical improvement or those studying for O.W.L.S. Subjects include remedial potions, the care of magical creatures, charms, transfiguration with a review of changing mice into snuffboxes, and giant wizard chess. Ages 9 & up; 2 hrs.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/29/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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6, 5, 4, Stories Galore
For children ages 4-6 who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/29/14
3:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Rainbow Science
Why do we see the same colors in every rainbow? Why do rainbows appear? Learn the answers to these questions, do experiments, and explore the garden in search of the colors of the rainbow. Ages 6-8; 45 min. Registration and signed release form required.

Download the release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/29/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Chess Club
Join us for informal chess play. All skill levels welcome. Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
07/30/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Hogwarts Summer School
Open to all witches and wizards in need of magical improvement or those studying for O.W.L.S. Subjects include remedial potions, the care of magical creatures, charms, transfiguration with a review of changing mice into snuffboxes, and giant wizard chess. Ages 9 & up; 2 hrs.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/30/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club, Jr
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 7-9; 30 min. Register for each session separately.

July's selection is Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Copies are available for check-out at the Children's Research Desk at the Central Branch.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/30/14
7:15 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 9 & up; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

July's selection is Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. Copies are available for check-out at the Children's Research Desk at the Central Branch.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/31/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Fizz, Boom, Read: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories and activities. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 31: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/31/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Super Scientists
Gather information on the lives of these science superheroes, then create a memento. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 10 - Leonardo Da Vinci: Artist and Inventor
Jul 31 - Benjamin Banneker: Mathematician and Astronomer
Aug 7 - Albert Einstein: Physicist
Aug 14 - Sylvia Earle: Oceanographer

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/31/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Hogwarts Summer School
Open to all witches and wizards in need of magical improvement or those studying for O.W.L.S. Subjects include remedial potions, the care of magical creatures, charms, transfiguration with a review of changing mice into snuffboxes, and giant wizard chess. Ages 9 & up; 2 hrs.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/31/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Fizz, Boom, Read: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories and activities. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 31: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/31/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Fizz, Boom, Read: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories and activities. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 31: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)
Additional session!


*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
08/02/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Backyard Nature Fun
Explore ways to connect with nature right in your backyard! Design and decorate a nature notebook to record observations. Ages 6 & up; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
08/02/14
3:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Sloppy Saturdays
Seasonally themed crafts. Ages 5-10; 20 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
08/04/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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Kindergarten, Here We Come
Stories and activities to help mark that all important first day, including boarding a real school bus. For children entering Kindergarten this fall; 45- 60 min. Registration begins July 28.

Cosponsored by Friends of Howard County Library and Howard County Public School System.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
08/04/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Kindergarten, Here We Come
Stories and activities to help mark that all important first day, including boarding a real school bus. For children entering Kindergarten this fall; 45- 60 min. Registration begins July 28.

Cosponsored by Friends of Howard County Library and Howard County Public School System.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
08/04/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Try This at Home, Too!
Explore simple science, engineering, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

Mondays & Tuesdays
Jun 23 & 24:   Tangrams
Jun 30 & Jul 1: Bubbles (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 7 & 8:        Food Science (using various food products)
Jul 14 & 15:     Crystals (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 21 & 22:     Weather
Jul 28 & 29:     Robots
Aug 4 & 5:       LEGO® Engineering
Aug 11 & 12:    Architecture (using marshmallows)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
 

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