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Date Event Description
05/09/13
10:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Thursday Tech Talk
Drop in to talk with HCLS instructors about specialized online research tools, the Internet, and other tech tools. 2nd Thursdays; 10 - 11 am.

No registration required.
05/09/13
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Pins and Needles
Bring the projects you'd love to finish! All stitchers welcome.

No registration required.
05/09/13
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.
05/09/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
05/09/13
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
05/09/13
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.
05/09/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
05/09/13
3:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Board Game Club
Laugh, chat, and challenge your friends to a variety of board games. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/09/13
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Enchanted Garden Club
Discover the joys of gardening. Learn gardening basics, grow flowers and vegetables from seeds, and help plan and maintain beds in our Enchanted Garden. Ages 9-11; 90 min. Registration and signed release form required. Register for each session separately.

Click here for the May 9 Creative Container Gardens release form.

Mar 14 - 1001 Worms
Mar 28 - From Seeds to Supper
Apr 11 - Enchanting Beans
Apr 25 - Gardening for You, Me, and the Chesapeake Bay
May 9 - Creative Container Gardens
May 23 - Let's Plant a Pizza Garden

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/09/13
6:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Engineering Club
Tinker with springs, pulleys, Lego® bricks, and duct tape while creating rockets, roller coasters, and other gadgets in a team environment. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
05/09/13
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Finger Painting for Little Ones
Little ones explore their inner artists with finger painting projects to celebrate youth art month, Mother's Day, and spring. Please dress in clothes that can get messy. Ages 6-36 months with adult;  30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/09/13
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages.

Mar 14 (6:30 pm) - Brave (PG)
Apr 4   (2 pm) - Madagascar 3 (PG)  Ho. Co. schools closed
Apr 11 (6:30 pm) - Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (PG)
May 9  (6:30 pm) - The Pirates Band of Misfits (PG)

Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

No registration required.
05/09/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/09/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Local Author Showcase
Meet and greet authors with local ties. William Sells, Murray Simon, Nathan Leslie, and Robyn Scates discuss their latest books, answer questions, and share tips about the publishing process. Refreshments.

Books available for purchase and signing. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library. A Meet the Author event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
05/09/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Hands-Only CPR
Brad Tanner, from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, teaches the basics of adult CPR and the warning signs for sudden cardiac arrest. He also discusses the functions of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Participants are required to practice the Hands-Only CPR method on the provided mannequins as they are assisted by the instructor.

This course is intended for all ages and recommended for individuals who wish to learn the basics of CPR. Registration required. A Well & Wise event.

Note: Hands-Only CPR is a basic course and is designed to be performed without a CPR card. As a result, a CPR card is not issued upon course completion.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
05/09/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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LEGO® Wars
150 pieces and 45 minutes - can you build the best LEGO® structure? Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/09/13
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.
05/09/13
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
05/09/13
7:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Get Fit with the Boot Camp Girl
Certified personal trainer and yoga instructor Stephanie Dignan teaches how to achieve fitness goals with a series of classes. Come to one or all three. An exercise release form is required for the April session. Please bring a mat or towel. A Well & Wise event.

Click here for the exercise release form for adults 18 and over.

Click here for the exercise release from for children under 18.

Apr 4 - Introduction to yoga
May 9 - Getting fit with limited time for exercise
May 30 - What to eat and what not to eat

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.

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