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10/21/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Language Learners
Learn to read, write, and speak English for everyday life. Beginning level: Tuesdays; 10 am - 12 pm.

No registration required.
10/21/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/21/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/21/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Time for Us
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 18-36 months with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/21/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/21/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5, ready for an independent class. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/21/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/21/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5, ready for an independent class. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/21/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Music Lab
HiTech is offering a "drop in" music lab where students can test new music technology, record or mix their own music, or record their vocals. This lab is designed to allow students to work on school music projects or create their own personal project.

The lab is open every Tuesday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Nov 4, 25; Dec 23, 30; and Jan 20).

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

No registration required.
10/21/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Science Lab
HiTech is offering a "drop in" Science Lab where students can work on self study science projects. This lab is designed to allow students to work on school projects or test the science kits provided. Ages 11-18.

The lab is open every Tuesday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Nov 4, 25; Dec 23, 30; and Jan 20).

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

No registration required.
10/21/14
6:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Civil And Family Law Self-Help Center
Howard County Library System partners with the Howard County Circuit Court to meet the needs of self-represented litigants in Howard County. Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients. 6 - 8 pm. Contact Circuit Court Law Librarian Sandy Brewer at 410.313.2135 with questions.

Family Law Assistance Program: Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients on matters such as divorce, separation, custody, child support, alimony, and name change.

Civil Law Center
Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4

Family Law Assistance Program
Sep 9 & 16, Oct 14 & 21, Nov 18 & 25

No registration required.
10/21/14
6:45 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Knit 'n Chat Teen Knitting Group
Beginners and experts welcome! Spend time with other teen knitters and learn to make cool items. Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/21/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Dr. Mario Livio Presents Brilliant Blunders
Drawing on the lives of five great scientists, Dr. Mario Livio illuminates the path to scientific discovery through its inevitable missteps. An internationally acclaimed astrophysicist, popular lecturer, and bestselling author, Livio presents his New York Times bestseller, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe. Learn about the important mistakes of Charles Darwin, Lord Kelvin, Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle and Albert Einstein. A Meet the Author event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/21/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Urban Legends
The best scary stories end with the line, "and it's all true." Discover - if you dare - which popular urban legends defy fiction. Enjoy some treats to alleviate the horror of how terrifying real life can be. Ages 11-17. Part of Teen Read Week.

No registration required.
10/21/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Everything Book Club
Choose and talk about books from a wide variety of genres and an even wider (and crazier) variety of topics. Ages 11-15.

Oct 21 - Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem by Rosalyn Schanzer
Nov 18 - In The Shadow Of Blackbirds by Cat Winter

No registration required.
10/21/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Bunny Tales
Listen to bunny stories by Rosemary Wells, and create a craft. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/22/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/22/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5, ready for an independent class. 30 min.

Oct 22: Choose Civility

No registration required.
10/22/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5, ready for an independent class. 30 min.

Oct 22: Choose Civility

No registration required.
10/22/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/22/14
11:30 AM
Savage Branch

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Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/22/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/22/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Mechanics of Turbine
Modern electric wind turbines come in a few different styles and many different sizes, depending on their use. This class not only explores the use but enables the students to uniquely design and construct a new type of turbine. Don't miss the fun on Wednesdays this fall! Ages 11-18.

3-Day class October 8, 15, and 22. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/22/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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ChemFun 1
Join us for a class that takes the logical science of chemistry and makes it fun and memorable. Each day you will conduct a new lab experiment, where you can hypothesize and learn about chemical reactions. Registration required. Ages 11-18.

3-Day class October 8, 15, and 22. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/22/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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HiTech Hangout
HiTech is offering a "drop in" game lab where students can independently play games or work independently to design a new game or study the dynamics of game design. Ages 11-18.

The lab is open every Wednesday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Oct 29; Nov 26; Dec 17, 24, 31; and Jan 28).

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

No registration required.
10/22/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Attracting Bats to Your Backyard
Why should gardeners and homeowners want to attract bats? Lisa Wingate dispels negative myths, discusses bat houses, and details plant selections to lure bats. Children older than eight welcome with parent/guardian.

University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/22/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/22/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Create A Rain Garden
Carolin Feil discusses the benefits of a rain garden and offers suggestions on building one.

University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/22/14
7:45 PM
Miller Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Wednesdays; 7:45 - 8:45 pm.

No registration required.
10/23/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/23/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/23/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

Oct 23: Lauren Thompson's Mouse

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/23/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/23/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/23/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Fall Prints
Explore science, art, and literature while making prints. Ages 3-5; 45 min.

Oct 9: Corn Cob
Oct 16: Apple
Oct 23: Leaf
Oct 30: Pumpkin

No registration required.
10/23/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/23/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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3D Design and Animation
Learn how to create images in an open 3D software and to create animation. Learn the basic commands and techniques that will let you begin a lifetime of 3D design. Ages 11-18.

3 Day class October 9, 16, and 23. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/23/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Intro to Aerospace
Join in the fun as students learn what aerospace engineering is, what some important concepts in the field are, and how to use the engineering design process to complete a task. Students will learn about the laws of physics, what makes vehicles fly, the structures required in such vehicles, and how orbits are used in space travel. The students will have the opportunity to use the design process to complete two tasks: to build an aluminum tower that can withstand significant force, and to safely land a rover (represented as an egg) on the ground from a specified height.

Ages 11-18. 3 Day class October 9, 16, and 23. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/23/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Math Runner
Join in this newly piloted class that tackles math problems in a fun and memorable way. This pilot is designed for students who want to learn more about tackling math problems and those students who live for math! The class creates a fun and interactive environment. Ages 11-18.

2 Day class October 9 and 23. When you register, you will automatically be registered for both days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/23/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Carver Science
Join us in exploring the life and accomplishments of George Washington Carver, a celebrated botanist, agronomist, chemist, biochemical engineer, and inventor. Conduct and test the sweet potato experiments performed by George Washington Carver. The class will focus on scientific methods and practices. Ages 11-18.

3 Day class October 9, 16, and 23. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Teen Investor
Create and manage a simulated stock portfolio comprised of your favorite companies. Learn how to pick stocks to maximize returns in a fun, risk-free environment. Ages 13-17.

No registration required.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Pumpkins with Personality
Why decorate with plain pumpkins when you can show their personality? For adults and teens.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Bedtime Math
Math + Games + Books = Fun! Come in your pajamas to hear math stories, solve fun math riddles, play math games, and make a craft. Topics include: Mystery Clocks, Zip Line Zoo, Tangrams, and Monster Dominos. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Music of the Renaissance and Early Baroque with Sine Nomine
Listen and learn about the sublime music of this era, played by Sine Nomine on period instruments, including the alto shawm, crumhorns, a portative pipe organ operated with hand bellows, and a full range of early music recorders.

Musicians introduce each piece and composer, when known, and note what to listen for during the performance.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
10/23/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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How to Borrow eBooks from HCLS (Kindle)
Learn how to browse, borrow, and download eBooks from HCLS' growing collection.

Click here for a full list of training dates.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
10/23/14
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Thursdays; 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Project Literacy Resource Center.

No registration required.
10/24/14
10:00 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Maryland Legal Aid
Howard County Library System partners with Maryland Legal Aid to provide free civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders. For initial interview and appointment, please call 410.480.1057.

No registration required.
10/24/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
10:15 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Fingerpaint Fridays
Ages 2-5 with adult; 15 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/24/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/24/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Oct 3 - Skippyjon Jones
Oct 10 - Thomas the Tank Engine
Oct 17 - Clifford
Oct 24 - Pigeon

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
10:30 AM
Savage Branch

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Picture Book Parade
Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! Ages 2-5 (2 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 30 min.

No registration required.
10/24/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/24/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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3, 2, Fun
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
11:15 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Fingerpaint Fridays
Ages 2-5 with adult; 15 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/24/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Oct 3 - Skippyjon Jones
Oct 10 - Thomas the Tank Engine
Oct 17 - Clifford
Oct 24 - Pigeon

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/24/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/24/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Ed Emberley's Not-So-Scary Monsters
Listen to Ed Emberley stories and create a craft inspired by Go Away, Big Green Monster! Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 minutes. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/25/14
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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SAT Prep
The SAT is the most widely used college admission exam. Take advantage of our SAT Math Prep course specifically designed to help students excel on the math portion of the test. Students will take an official practice exam to simulate the experience, learn test-taking strategies, and solve problems related to algebra, geometry, and probability.

Grades 9-12 only. Graphing calculators are recommended. 3 Day class October 11, 18, and 25. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/25/14
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Ultrasonic Robotics Challenge
Join us at HiTech and participate in the Middle School Robotics Challenge! Each team will build and program a robot that will complete a difficult obstacle course. If your team's robot is the first to finish the race, you win! Grades 6-8 only. Ages 11-14.

3 Day class October 11, 18, and 25. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
10/25/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/25/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/25/14
10:30 AM
Savage Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/25/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/25/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/25/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/25/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/25/14
1:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Horrific Snacks!
Watch how to prepare gross and disgusting (but tasty!) snacks, then make your own. Recipes provided. Well & Wise event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/25/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Bonjour! Hello!
Stories and songs in both French and English. Ages 3-6 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/25/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Candy Science
Explore chemistry's sweet side with candy experiments. Contact with various types of candy possible. Ages 7-10; 60 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
10/27/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Mondays; 10 am - 12 pm, Central Meeting Room.

No registration required.
10/27/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/27/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Favorites From American Culture
Explore traditional stories, songs, and rhymes that reinforce American cultural literacy. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/27/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Favorites From American Culture
Explore traditional stories, songs, and rhymes that reinforce American cultural literacy. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Just for Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/27/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Enchanted Garden Youth Corps
WANTED: Enchanted Garden Youth Volunteers! If you like to dig, weed, plant, harvest, learn about gardening, and meet new people, the Enchanted Garden needs you. No prior experience necessary, just a willingness to learn, and a commitment to grow fall vegetables and put the garden to sleep for the coming winter. Register for the entire series and plan to attend at least half of our meetings.


Ages 11-14; 60 min. Register once for the series of classes. Signed release form required for each class.

Sep 8 release form
Sep 15 release form
Sep 22 release form
Sep 29 release form
Oct 6 release form
Oct 20 release form
Oct 27 release form

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/27/14
6:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Be A Book Artist
Ever wondered why young adult books rarely have pictures? Create illustrations for your favorite book, then share with group for friendly book and art discussion and possible library display. Materials provided.

No registration required.
10/27/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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The Count's Fall Spook-tacular
Celebrate Halloween Sesame Street style with stories, activities, refreshments, and a craft. Costumes welcome. Ages 2 - 6 with adult; 30 min. Register for only one session.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/27/14
7:00 PM
Savage 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 410.313.0760.
10/27/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/27/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/27/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min.

No registration required.
 

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