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Date Event Description
05/14/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Language Learners
Learn to read, write, and speak English for everyday life. Tuesdays; 10 am - 12 pm, Central Meeting Room.

No registration required.
05/14/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Baby Sign & Play
Learn basic signs in American Sign Language. Ages 6-23 months with adult; 30 min. Six-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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The World Around Me: Me And My Family
A class exploring simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Focus on different family members each week through stories and crafts. Multi-week series. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

May 7 - All About Me
May 14 - My Mom and Dad
May 21 - My Sisters and Brothers
May 28 - My Grandma and Grandpa

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
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.
05/14/13
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.
05/14/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood 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.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
05/14/13
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.
05/14/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Baby Sign & Play
Learn basic signs in American Sign Language. Ages 6-23 months with adult; 30 min. Six-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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The World Around Me: Me And My Family
A class exploring simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Focus on different family members each week through stories and crafts. Multi-week series. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

May 7 - All About Me
May 14 - My Mom and Dad
May 21 - My Sisters and Brothers
May 28 - My Grandma and Grandpa

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
12:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Elks Excellent Reads
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

Mar 12 - Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
Apr 9 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
May 14 - The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

No registration required.
05/14/13
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.
05/14/13
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Vote for Books!
Celebrate Children's Book Week by voting for your favorite picture books. Stories, activities, and a craft. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
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. 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:
Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7

Family Law Assistance Program:
Mar 12 & 19, Apr 9 & 16, May 14 & 21

No registration required.
05/14/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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The Citizenship Test
Learn how to pass the U.S. Citizenship test. Proficiency in English is strongly recommended to understand course materials. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
05/14/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Eclectic Evenings
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Mar 12 - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Apr 9 - State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
May 14 - Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

No registration required.
05/14/13
7:00 PM
Central 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 410.313.7880.
05/14/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Vote for Books!
Celebrate Children's Book Week by voting for your favorite picture books. Stories, activities, and a craft. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/14/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dudes on Books
A gentlemanly discussion of literature. Women welcome, too. 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Mar 12 - The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard
Apr 9 - On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
May 14 - Rabbit, Run by John Updike

No registration required.
05/14/13
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.

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