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Date Event Description
04/17/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
04/17/13
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.
04/17/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
04/17/13
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.
04/17/13
11:00 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.
04/17/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
04/17/13
1:00 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Book Club
Ideal for homeschool families. Listen to, discuss, and vote on picture book nominees for Maryland's children's choice award. Ages 5-8; 30 - 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
04/17/13
3:00 PM
Savage Branch

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HiTech
Hang out, mess around and geek out by experiencing the latest technology and software hand-on in the HCLS HiTech STEM digital media lab. Explore digital music and video, digital media, and mobile app design as you collaborate with fellow students. Ages 11 - 18. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for a detailed calendar of events.



Funded in part through a federal grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS.
04/17/13
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Based on the Book
Discuss the book, then watch the movie. Books available to borrow from the Customer Service Desk. Ages 11-17.

Apr 17 - To Kill a Mockingbird

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
04/17/13
6:00 PM
Central Branch

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Haikus for Hope
Blossoms of Hope Community Workshops

In celebration of National Poetry Month, learn to compose haiku, beautiful Japanese poems that combine form, content, and language in a meaningful yet compact verse. Add your original haiku on the community Haiku Tree of Hope at the planting of three National Cherry Blossom Festival historic legacy saplings on National Arbor Day. Families (ages 6 & up). Allow 1-2 hours.

All haiku composed during the workshops will be entered in a Blossom of Hope contest. Judges will select one adult (age 18 & over), one teen (age 11-17), and child (age 10 & under) from each library branch to be featured as part of the Arbor Day event and to receive a gift certificate to a participating PINK PLATE restaurant. Details at BlossomsofHope.org.

No registration required.
04/17/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club, Jr
Discussions and activities about classic novels for ages 7-9; 30 min. Check hclibrary.org for monthly title selections. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
04/17/13
6:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Baby & Pet Sitter Entrepreneur
Discover how to turn an interest in child or pet care into a profitable enterprise as you learn about marketing, pricing, and education. All participants attend the first three sessions together, then earn a Babysitting Certificate from 4-H or learn about pet care. Ages 13-17. Attend all six sessions: Apr 17, May 8, 15, 22 & 29.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
04/17/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Romance
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Mar 20 - Let Love Find You by Johanna Lindsey
Apr 17 - Highland Thirst by Hannah Howell
May 15 - Magnolia by Diana Palmer

No registration required.
04/17/13
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.
04/17/13
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Nonfiction
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Mar 20 - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Apr 17 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
May 15 - A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

No registration required.
04/17/13
7:15 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club
Discussions and activities about classic novels for ages 9 & up; 45 min. Check hclibrary.org for monthly title selections. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
 

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