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Date Event Description
05/17/13
9:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Robotics in Hand (Group A)
Spend quality time creating, building, and programming a NEW team robot using LEGO MindStorms NXT 2.0 that performs a variety of functions. Ages 11-18. (Howard County Schools Closed)

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
9:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Infectious Disease and Technology
Learn about how infectious diseases are spread and how disease detectives work to find and stop their spread using medical technology and nanotechnology. Ages 11-18. (Howard County Schools Closed)

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
9:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Mobile App-Game
During this session of the Mobile app series, the youth HiTech Team will meet to collaborate on sound effects, final concepts and actions, wireframes, and more. Ages 11-18.

May 17 (9 am to 12 pm) - Final design/Prototype
(Howard County Schools Closed)

June 17 (9 am to 12 pm) - Software Testing Methods/Mobile App Testing
(Howard County Schools Closed)

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/17/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Spring Flowers
Flowery stories and crafts to help you blossom. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/17/13
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.
05/17/13
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.
05/17/13
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.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/17/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Spring Flowers
Flowery stories and crafts to help you blossom. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/17/13
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.
05/17/13
12:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Technology of Fashion
Come join us in this series of classes where fashion design and technology are woven together. This is a ten class series where you learn about the fashion industry from concept to delivery, the role of science, and how to use technology that creates selected outfits and original fashion design ideas. Please bring fashion magazines or pictures of fashion you like, or bring PDF images on a thumbdrive. Ages 11-18.

In the final session, the student Hi-Tech team will collaborate with each other to create their final portfolio, photo shoot, and more.

Session 1: February 15th (1 pm - 4 pm)
Session 2: February 16th (10 am - 1 pm)
Session 3: March 9th (10 am - 1 pm)
Session 4: March 23rd (10 am - 1 pm)
Session 5: April 1st (1 pm - 4 pm)
Session 6: April 2nd (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
Session 7: April 3rd (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
Session 8: April 4th (11 am - 4 pm)
Session 9: April 25th (12:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
Session 10: May 17th (12:30 pm – 2:30 pm)

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
1:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Robotics in Hand (Group B)
Spend quality time creating, building, and programming a NEW team robot using LEGO MindStorms NXT 2.0 that performs a variety of functions. Ages 11-18. (Howard County Schools Closed)

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Meet Authors with Girl Power
Celebrate the wonder of being a girl and having the freedom to follow your dreams. Meet authors Elisabeth Dahl, Erica S. Perl, Shawn K. Stout, and Elissa Brent Weissman, whose dynamic characters stand up for their beliefs, and learn valuable lessons about growing up. Books available for purchase and signing. Refreshments. Ages 8-12; 60 min. A Meet the Author event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
05/17/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Awards
Did you know Maryland has a students' choice book award? Vote for your favorite book, plant a flower, paint a picture, and hear stories. Ages 5-10. Allow 30 minutes. 2 - 4 pm. (Ho. Co. schools closed.)

No registration required.
05/17/13
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Crafternoon
Drop in and make fun crafts. Children and families, all ages; allow 30 min.

Mar 28 (2 - 4 pm) Ho. Co. schools close early
Apr 25 (2 - 4 pm) Ho. Co. schools closed
May 17 (2 - 4 pm) Ho. Co. school closed

No registration required.
05/17/13
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dig: Discovery in Gardening
Join members of the Split Rail Garden Club to discover the magic of seeds. Ages 5-7; 30 min. (Ho. Co. schools closed.) An Enchanted Garden class.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/17/13
2:45 PM
Miller Branch

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Dig: Discovery in Gardening
Join members of the Split Rail Garden Club to discover the magic of seeds. Ages 5-7; 30 min. (Ho. Co. schools closed.)

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/17/13
3:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Python (Group A)
Learn the basics of programming in Python. In just four sessions you will create games, interactive programs, and anything else you want. Absolutely no experience required -- you will learn how to program a basic game in the first class! Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group A:
Thursday, April 25th 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friday, May 17th, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
3:00 PM
Savage Branch

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JavaScript (Group C)
Learn the basics of JavaScript. In just four sessions you will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required. Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group C:
Thursday, April 25th 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friday, May 17th, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
3:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Be A Mad Scientist
Use everyday household items to create slime, flubber, and gunk, and learn the science behind how they are made. Ages 9-13; 90 min.

No registration required.
05/17/13
4:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Python (Group B)
Learn the basics of programming in Python. In just four sessions you will create games, interactive programs, and anything else you want. Absolutely no experience required -- you will learn how to program a basic game in the first class! Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group B:
Thursday, April 25th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Friday, May 17th, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
05/17/13
4:30 PM
Savage Branch

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JavaScript (Group D)
Learn the basics of JavaScript. In just four sessions you will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required. Attend all four sessions. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Group D:
Thursday, April 25th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Friday, May 17th, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Howard County Schools Closed)
Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
 

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