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07/06/13
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.

No registration required.
07/06/13
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.
07/06/13
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.
07/06/13
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.

No registration required.
07/06/13
3:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
07/07/13
1:00 PM
Central Branch

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Game Days
Meet and compete with friends. 1-5 pm. Refreshments served. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
07/08/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
07/08/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Robotics In Hand (Session A)
In this three day session, you can spend quality time creating, building, and programming a NEW LEGO MindStorms NXT 2.0 robot that performs a variety of functions. Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Web Design (Session A)
This three day class will cover three phases of web design. First, students will learn the basic fundamentals of HTML elements and User Interface (UI) design through Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Next, the students will take these fundamentals into practice by redesigning existing outdated websites and giving them new life through their own ideas of form and function.

In the final class, students will be introduced to the latest version of HTML, HTML 5, and CSS 3, and experiment with the cutting edge technology in use today. Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Making Your Own e-Book (Session A)
Collaborate with other youth at HiTech to create and publish an e-book about healthy lifestyles.

The book has 6 chapters. They are:
Chapter 1: Youth Speak Out On Health Issues; Chapter 2: Diagrams of a healthy living; Chapter 3: Healthy Lifestyles - What people are doing to stay healthy, and is it working? Chapter 4: Images of Healthy Lifestyles; Chapter 5: What can you do to improve the healthiness of your families, community, and the world! Chapter 6: The Honor Roll! Your team will develop the content, images, and video. Your team will also learn how to use the technology needed to create an interactive e-book.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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HiTech
Experience the latest technology and software in the HCLS HiTech STEM digital media lab. Explore science, technology, engineering, and math via hands-on video, music, game app, and e-book projects created in collaboration with other students. Ages 11-18.

Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for a detailed calendar of classes.
07/08/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
07/08/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Go Figure
Explore early math concepts inspired by children's literature and everyday activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/08/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
07/08/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Go Figure
Explore early math concepts inspired by children's literature and everyday activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/08/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Music Mash Up (Session A)
Create original music with your own instruments, our electronic equipment, or existing sound tracks to create a musical selection. Don't miss out on the fun! The Music MashUp group will create and record an original song.

Please only register for one session. Ages 11-18.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Robotics In Hand (Session C)
In this three day session, you can spend quality time creating, building, and programming a NEW LEGO MindStorms NXT 2.0 robot that performs a variety of functions. Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session C) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Underground Explorers: What's That Under My Feet?
Discover what can be found underground through stories and activities. Ages 6 & up; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 8 & 9 - What's That Under My Feet?
Jul 15 & 16 - How Does Your Garden Grow?
Jul 22 & 23 - I Want My Mummy
Jul 29 & 30 - Get to the Root of It

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Using Javascript (Session A)
Have fun learning the basics of JavaScript. You will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Hang Out and Interact! (Session A)
Come, hang out, and play video games with other youth. Don’t miss your opportunity to just "chill."

Ages 11-18. Please do not register for more than two sessions.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9; and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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3D Design and Modeling (Session A)
Join us at HiTech and learn how to create a 3D scene using Blender. This is a three class series where you will understand how to model efficiently, tackle the user interface, manipulate objects, and create textures. Don't miss out on the fun! Ages 11-18.

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Python Explore! (Session A)
Learn the basics of programming in Python. In this session, you will learn how Python can be used to update games and other interactive programs. Absolutely no experience required -- you will learn how to program a basic game in the first class!

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Genetics Biology & Nanotechnology (Session A)
Learn about how DNA works and its various applications in nanotechnology.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9; and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Hang Out and Interact! (Session F)
Come, hang out, and play video games with other youth. Don’t miss your opportunity to just "chill."

Ages 11-18. Please do not register for more than two sessions.

(Session F) Monday, July 8; Tuesday, July 9; and Wednesday, July 10

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 410.313.7700.
07/08/13
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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The Long-Expected Party
Journey to Middle Earth for an epic adventure. Play Hobbit Bingo, Hunt the Ring, decipher Moon Runes, try Tolkien trivia, create hairy Hobbit feet, then eat some scones. Ages 9-13; 90 min.

No registration required.
07/08/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Pajama Time
Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/08/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Fact Check
A nonfiction book discussion. 2nd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.

Jun 10 - Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
Jul 8 - Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.
Aug 12 - Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

No registration required.
07/08/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
07/09/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
07/09/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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HiTech
Experience the latest technology and software in the HCLS HiTech STEM digital media lab. Explore science, technology, engineering, and math via hands-on video, music, game app, and e-book projects created in collaboration with other students. Ages 11-18.

Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for a detailed calendar of classes.
07/09/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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Do Fairies Live in the Enchanted Garden?
Enjoy a story and activities, then visit the garden with your newly made fairy doll. Ages 4-7; 45 min. Ticket and signed release form required.

Click here for the release form.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
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.
07/09/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Candy Science
Experiment with candy! Floating letters, expanding marshmallows, and other fun candy. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
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.
07/09/13
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.
07/09/13
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.
07/09/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Do Fairies Live in the Enchanted Garden?
Enjoy a story and activities, then visit the garden with your newly made fairy doll. Ages 4-7; 45 min. Ticket and signed release form required.

Click here for the release form.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Candy Science
Experiment with candy! Floating letters, expanding marshmallows, and other fun candy. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Underground Explorers: What's That Under My Feet?
Discover what can be found underground through stories and activities. Ages 6 & up; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 8 & 9 - What's That Under My Feet?
Jul 15 & 16 - How Does Your Garden Grow?
Jul 22 & 23 - I Want My Mummy
Jul 29 & 30 - Get to the Root of It

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/09/13
4:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects.

No registration required.
07/09/13
6:15 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. 6:15 - 8:15 pm. 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: Jun 4, Jul 9, Aug 13

Family Law Assistance Program: Jun 11 & 18, Jul 23, Aug 20 & 27

No registration required.
07/09/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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The Citizenship Test
Learn important information about the U.S. Citizenship test. Proficiency in English is strongly recommended. 2nd Tuesdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/09/13
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.
07/09/13
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.

Jun 11 - Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
Jul 9 - The Stranger by Albert Camus
Aug 13 - A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.

No registration required.
07/09/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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

Jun 11 - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
Jul 9 - The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Aug 13 - Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

No registration required.
07/09/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Get Graphic Book Club
Jump into the world of Manga, Japanese culture, and book clubs by reading and discussing all four volumes of Children of the Sea. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
07/09/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Pageturners
Discussions and activities about selected titles. Theme: Everyone loves Candy! Refreshments. Ages 9-11; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

Jun 11 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Jul 9 - The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Aug 13 - The Gollywhopper Games by Jody Feldman

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/10/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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HiTech
Experience the latest technology and software in the HCLS HiTech STEM digital media lab. Explore science, technology, engineering, and math via hands-on video, music, game app, and e-book projects created in collaboration with other students. Ages 11-18.

Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for a detailed calendar of classes.
07/10/13
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.
07/10/13
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.

No registration required.
07/10/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
07/10/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood 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.
07/10/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Under Our Feet
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 4-7; 30 min. Register for each session separately.

Jul 10 - Rock On
Jul 17 - Construction Zone
Jul 24 - Beach Party
Jul 31 - Pirates Galore
Aug 7 - Plants Aplenty
Aug 14 - Dinosaur Days

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/10/13
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.
07/10/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
07/10/13
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.

No registration required.
07/10/13
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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We Dig Science
Explore science topics with stories, facts, and fun activities. Ages 4-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 3 - Dinosaurs Rock
Jul 10 - Animals Digging Dirt
Jul 17 - Rocks: the Hole Truth

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/10/13
3:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Book Camp
Go beneath the surface! Test your underground knowledge, face your fears, and enjoy pizza. Ages 11-17.

3-5 pm Fear Factor and trivia
5-6 pm Pizza
6-8 pm Movie:  Jurassic Park (1993)

A teen summer reading zombie event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/10/13
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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We Dig Science
Explore science topics with stories, facts, and fun activities. Ages 4-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 3 - Dinosaurs Rock
Jul 10 - Animals Digging Dirt
Jul 17 - Rocks: the Hole Truth

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/10/13
4:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Reptile Wrap-Up
Naturalists from Scales & Tales bring scaly creatures to captivate while teaching about myths, histories, and benefits of these often misunderstood animals. Ticket required. All ages; 45 min.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/10/13
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Here's To You: Library of the Year Community Celebration
Please join us for a community-wide event to celebrate excellence in education, and to thank the community for its major role in Howard County Library System receiving Gale/Library Journal’s 2013 Library of the Year award!

Click here for more details.

Presented in partnership with the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library and Howard County Economic Development Authority.
07/10/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Parchement and Quills
At Hogwarts, none of the students had access to email or texts, instead they used "Owlmail." Discuss why the letters in J. K. Rowling's novels matter to the characters, plot, and the reader. Take a look at some important letters from the series, then write your own - wizarding style! Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
07/10/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge 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.
07/10/13
7:45 PM
Miller Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45 pm.

No registration required.
07/11/13
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, the HCLS catalog, and other tech tools.

No registration required.
07/11/13
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.
07/11/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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Tae Kwon Do: Dragons
Sykesville Tae Kwon Do instructors teach the basics of tae kwon do in a relaxed atmosphere. Wear athletic shoes and loose fitting pants or shorts. Ages 6-8 with adult; 30 min. Registration and a signed release form required. A Well & Wise event.

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*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/11/13
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.

No registration required.
07/11/13
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Brick Science
Join a Bricks 4 Kidz instructor as you experience science with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10; 60 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/11/13
11:00 AM
Central Branch

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Games Galore!
Meet new friends, and play games or assemble a puzzle. Ages 7-11; 60 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/11/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Tae Kwon Do: Dragons
Sykesville Tae Kwon Do instructors teach the basics of tae kwon do in a relaxed atmosphere. Wear athletic shoes and loose fitting pants or shorts. Ages 6-8 with adult; 30 min. Registration and a signed release form required. A Well & Wise event.

Click here for the release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/11/13
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.

No registration required.
07/11/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Duck Tape Workshop
Make things to use and wear using duct tape - it solves everything! Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

Jul 11: Sandals and cellphone covers

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/11/13
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Crafternoon
Drop in and make fun crafts. All ages; allow 30 min.

No registration required.
07/11/13
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Zombie Felties
Shudder as you stitch adorable yet gruesome zombies based on the book, Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures From the Undead by Nicola Tedman and Sarah Skeate. Supplies provided. Ages 11-15.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
07/11/13
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Enchanted Garden Club
Discover the joys of gardening. Learn gardening basics, and help grow flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Be prepared to get your hands dirty while growing healthy habits. Ages 9-11; 90 min; Registration and signed release form required for each session.

Jun 13 - Insectology I: Will the real insect stand up?
Jun 27 - You, Me and the Honeybee
Jul 11 - Insectology II: Observe, identify and be amazed
Jul 25 - Bountiful Butterflies: how to attract them & keep them happy
Aug 8 - Good Bugs vs. Bad Bugs
Aug 22 - Insectology III: Who's that nibbling in our garden?

Click here for the July 11 release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/11/13
6:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Erin & Friends
Lighten your summer evenings with a little chamber music in the cafe or on the lawn, weather permitting.

No registration required.
07/11/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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The Employment Edge
Topics include job search tools, resume writing, interview skills, and professionalism on the job. 2nd Thursdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/11/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Underground Adventures Book Club
Discuss action-packed novels and have fun with related activities. Refreshments. Ages 10-13; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

Jul 11 - City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Aug 8 - Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/11/13
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.

A teen Sci-Tech class.

No registration required.
07/11/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Hot Composting
Learn how to turn kitchen, garden, and yard waste into a valuable soil conditioner that gardeners call "Black Gold." Kent Phillips also discusses cold composting methods. The class begins inside and includes a visit to the Enchanted Garden. University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/11/13
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/11/13
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
07/12/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia 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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/12/13
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.
07/12/13
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.

No registration required.
07/12/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Can You Dig It?
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 5 - Burrowing Animals
Jul 12 - In the Garden
Jul 19 - Dinosaurs
Jul 26 - Diggers and 'Dozers

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/12/13
10:15 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Fingerpaint Fridays
Ages 2-5 with adult; 15 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/12/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
07/12/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia 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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/12/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Can You Dig It?
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 5 - Burrowing Animals
Jul 12 - In the Garden
Jul 19 - Dinosaurs
Jul 26 - Diggers and 'Dozers

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/12/13
11:15 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Fingerpaint Fridays
Ages 2-5 with adult; 15 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/12/13
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.
07/12/13
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.

No registration required.
 

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