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08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
11:00 AM
East Columbia 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 410.313.7730.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Bats! Beasts or Benefactors?
Explore the bat-ground of these amazing mammals with Richard Anderson from The Snyder Foundation for Animals. Discuss myths and learn how bats cause beneficial changes in the environment. Includes specimens to identify bat characteristics and an opportunity to touch the specimens. Ages 5 & up; 60 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
08/13/13
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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My Friend the Firefghter
Meet firefighter Rich and learn about fire safety. Families; 30 - 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
08/13/13
5:00 PM
East Columbia 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 410.313.7730.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
6:45 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Knit 'n Chat Teen Knitting Group
Beginners and experts welcome! Spend time with other teen knitters and learn to make cool items. Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.
08/13/13
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.

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