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Date Event Description
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
10:15 AM
Miller 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.
08/08/13
10:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Lanterns in the Trees: Battle for St. Michaels
Step back in history to the War of 1812 when brave Maryland citizens confounded the British Fleet. Ages 5 & up; 60 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
08/08/13
11:00 AM
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.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
11:30 AM
Miller 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.
08/08/13
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 August 8 release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
08/08/13
6:30 PM
Miller 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.

Jun 13 (Thu) 6:30 pm   Treasure Planet (PG)
Jul 1   (Mon) 2 pm        Wreck-it Ralph (PG)
Jul 18 (Thu) 6:30 pm    Spy Kids (PG)
Aug 8 (Thu) 6:30 pm    Gnomeo and Juliet (G)

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

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The Vanishing Art of Letter Writing
Learn about the anatomy and impact of a well-written letter. Discussion includes famous letters from literature and explores tone, greeting, and penmanship. Rediscover the joys of the handwritten letter in the age of digital communication.

Why did Oscar Wilde spend most of his imprisonment painstakingly writing an epistle? Why does J.K. Rowling's famous series revolve around old fashioned post? These two authors knew and understood the importance of letters.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
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.
08/08/13
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.

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