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08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, activities, fingerplays, and songs. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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What's Happening in the Land Down Under
It's summer here, but they have winter in Australia. Explore the similarities between our countries and cultures despite the weather. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, activities, fingerplays, and songs. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
08/06/13
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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What's Happening in the Land Down Under
It's summer here, but they have winter in Australia. Explore the similarities between our countries and cultures despite the weather. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
08/06/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Puppet Playhouse
Learn about simple puppetry, including construction, props, sets, and performance. Final performance open to the public. Plan to attend both sessions: Aug 5 & 6. Ages 8 & up; 90 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

Jul 18  (Thu)  2 pm        The Land Before Time (G)
Aug 6   (Tue)  6:30 pm     Holes (PG)

No registration required.
08/06/13
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.
08/06/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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College Applications & Essays
The college application process can be daunting. Gail Jacobson discusses successful strategies for college selection, campus visits, applications, and essays. Reduce the fear factor by jumping in! Parents and students encouraged to attend together.

In September, Erin Matthews will help students tackle essays, allowing time to work on introductory paragraphs and providing feedback. Reduce the fear factor by taking the plunge!

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
08/06/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Kindergarten, Here We Come
Stories and activities to help mark that all important first day, including boarding a real school bus. For children entering Kindergarten this fall; 45- 60 min. Cosponsored by Friends of Howard County Library and Howard County Public School System.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
08/06/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Guided Meditation
Presented by Star Ferguson-Gooden, M.Ac., L.Ac. Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. 1st Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm. Register for each class separately. Please bring a cushion or meditation pillow. All sessions will be in the Enchanted Garden, weather permitting.

In addition to her Master's degree in Acupuncture, Star Ferguson-Gooden holds a Professional Certificate in Energetic Healing and is faculty at Tai Sophia Institute. She and her husband co-own their practice, Sage Center for Wellness, in historic Ellicott City.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

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