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Date Event Description
05/06/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
05/06/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/06/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Toddler Tunes and Tales
Hear the story and sing the song. Ages 1-2 with adult; 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
05/06/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Twist and Shout
Music and movement for little ones with an adult. 30 min. Ages infant-5.

No registration required.
05/06/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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Marvelous Moms
Stories, songs, and a special craft for moms and children to enjoy together. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Tickets required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/06/13
10:15 AM
Savage 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.
05/06/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Toddler Tunes and Tales
Hear the story and sing the song. Ages 1-2 with adult; 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
05/06/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Twist and Shout
Music and movement for little ones with an adult. 30 min. Ages infant-5.

No registration required.
05/06/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/06/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Marvelous Moms
Stories, songs, and a special craft for moms and children to enjoy together. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Tickets required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/06/13
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Picture Book Parade
Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
05/06/13
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.
05/06/13
3:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Blood Pressure Screening
Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital. 1st & 3rd Mondays, 3:30-5:30 pm. A Well & Wise event.

No registration required.
05/06/13
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Books in the Garden
Learn what is happening in the Enchanted Garden through stories and activities, then visit the garden for more discoveries. Multi-week series. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Registration and signed release form required.

Click here for the release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/06/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/06/13
6:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Game Night
Meet and compete with friends. Refreshments served. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Pages from the Past
Book discussion, 1st Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Mar 4 - Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Apr 1 - The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
May 6 - The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

No registration required.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Darksiders
Meet with other students to discuss the dark worlds found in dystopian fiction for teens. Pick up your copy of the book at the Fiction Desk. Ages 11-17.

Mar 4 - Blood Red Road by Moira Young
Apr 1 - Legend by Marie Lu
May 6 - The Enemy by Charlie Higson

No registration required.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Manga / Comic Character Design
Learn the basic elements of character design: fascinating faces and expression, intriguing back stories, and the importance of making each character appear unique. Bring basic materials and a favorite piece of manga or graphic novel. Ages 13-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Contemporary Fiction
Book discussion, 1st Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Mar 4 - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Apr 1 - The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart
May 6 - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

No registration required.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Edible Bouquets for Mother's Day
Turn the bounty of spring into a beautiful and unusual bouquet. Learn what is blooming in the Enchanted Garden, snip some veggies and herbs, and create a lovely gift to enjoy at home. Ages 9 & up; 60 min. Registration and signed release form required.

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*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/06/13
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.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Nook Training
Bring your Nook to learn how to browse, check out, and download e-books from HCLS.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/06/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Ask a Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions and concerns. Mondays, 7 - 8:30 pm. April through September. University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

No registration required.
 

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