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Date Event Description
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

Sep 16 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Oct 21 - Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles
Nov 18 - The Barbarian Nurseries by Héctor Tobar

No registration required.
10/21/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Just For Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Just For Me
For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Box Lunch
Book discussion; Mondays, 12 - 1 pm. Meets at 50+ Center.

Sep 9 - The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo
Oct 21 - An Available Man by Hilma Wolitzer
Nov 18 - When Tito Loved Clara by Jon Michaud

No registration required.
10/21/13
1:30 PM
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/21/13
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (schools in session days only). Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/21/13
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: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Well and Wise event.

No registration required.
10/21/13
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Inspiring Illustrators
Learn how pictures tell and enhance stories, by reading and discussing the works of selected illustrators. Then apply form, color, texture, and imagination to create an art project. Ages 6 & up; 60 min. Register for each session separately.

Sep 23 - Ezra Jack Keats
Oct 21 - Yuyi Morales
Nov 18 - Paul Goble

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Cryptography 101
Learn various techniques for secure communication as practiced in Edgar Allen Poe's The Gold-bug, including ciphers, invisible ink, and recipes. Ages 11-17. An Edgar Allan Poe event. Part of Teen Read Week.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Writer's Group
Share your original writing with other aspiring authors for mutual support and feedback.

No registration required.
10/21/13
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 the Library. Service learning hours available. Ages 12-16.

No registration required.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia 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.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Graphic Novels 101
Are you interested in creating a great manga or graphic novel from start to finish? This hands-on workshop includes character design, story planning, page layouts, and dynamic drawings. If possible, bring basic drawing materials and a favorite manga or graphic novel to the first session. Ages 13-17.

Sep 23 & 30, Oct 21 & 28, Nov 4

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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The Contagious Intelligence Project
Get your geek on with this fun, interactive science series! Each session includes video clips, technology, hands-on experiments, and group activities. Ages 11-17. Register for each session separately.

Sep 16 - Electricity
Oct 21 - Trajectory
Nov 18 - Magnetism

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Literary Explorers Club
Book discussion, Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 9 - The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Oct 21 - The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Nov 18 - The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton

No registration required.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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How To Take Care of Your Well and Septic System
Master Gardener Kent Phillips and Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator Dr. Herb Reed teach Bay-Wise well and septic system maintenance. University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
10/21/13
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.
10/21/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

Sep 16 - Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Oct 21 - A Free Life by Ha Jin
Nov 18 - A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

No registration required.

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