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Date Event Description
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Morning Books with Coffee
Book discussion, 3rd Mondays; 10 - 11 am.

Mar 18 - The Submission by Amy Waldman
Apr 15 - People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
May 20 - The Innocents by Francesca Segal

No registration required.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
10:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Play Partners -- Hola, Bébé!
A bilingual class with books, rhymes, songs, and stories that develops early literacy skills. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Paragraph Pals
A book club for children transitioning from early readers to chapter books. Ages 6-8; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
05/20/13
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Baseball Twist & Shout
Grand slam music and movement activities that are sure to hit a home run! Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
05/20/13
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Good Decision Making: A Lifelong Skill for All of Us
Two part series; register for each session separately.

Part 1: May 20 (6:30 - 8:30 pm)

Our quality of life depends on decisions we make. Learning how to make good decisions is fundamental to our physical, psychological, professional, financial, and spiritual well-being. Dr. Gopal Dorai--author, economist, financial consultant, and Professor Emeritus at William Paterson University, New Jersey--explores the basic principles governing decision-making techniques.

Part 2: May 21 (6:30 - 8:30 pm)

Different stages in the life cycle require appropriate, age-specific decisions. While it is impossible to avoid all mistakes, careful planning can minimize regrets and losses. Dr. Dorai explores strategies to achieve the best possible outcomes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/20/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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First Look Committee
Be among the first to read exciting new books before they are published! Discuss and recommend favorites to HCLS. Service learning hours available. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/20/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Baseball Twist & Shout
Grand slam music and movement activities that are sure to hit a home run! Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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What's in Season?
Eating seasonally and locally can benefit you and our community. John Dove of Love Dove Farms and Chef Paul Dongarra of Dionysus Kitchen join forces to teach you about making delicious, seasonally fresh meals.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/20/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/20/13
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.
05/20/13
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Asian American Literature
Book discussion, 3rd Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Mar 18 - Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home by Laura Ling and Lisa Ling
Apr 15 - My Country Versus Me by Wen Ho Lee
May 20 - China in Ten Words by Yu Hua--CANCELED

No registration required.
 

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