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Date Event Description
07/01/14
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.

No registration required.
07/01/14
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.
07/01/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia 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.
07/01/14
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.
07/01/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Bee A Dancer
Learn the science of how and why bees dance with stories, dancing, and a craft. Taste some honey, too. Refreshments. Ages 4-7; 45-60 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/01/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Ick! Eww! Gross! Science
Perform gross experiments with creepy results that you can duplicate. Please wear an old T-shirt. Items such as baking soda, vinegar, food coloring, and corn syrup may be used in the experiments. Ages 7-10; 45 min. Ticket required

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/01/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia 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.
07/01/14
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.
07/01/14
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.
07/01/14
1:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Ick! Eww! Gross! Science
Perform gross experiments with creepy results that you can duplicate. Please wear an old T-shirt. Items such as baking soda, vinegar, food coloring, and corn syrup may be used in the experiments. Ages 7-10; 45 min. Ticket required

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/01/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Try This at Home, Too!
Explore simple science, engineering, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

Mondays & Tuesdays
Jun 23 & 24:   Tangrams
Jun 30 & Jul 1: Bubbles (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 7 & 8:        Food Science (using various food products)
Jul 14 & 15:     Crystals (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 21 & 22:     Weather
Jul 28 & 29:     Robots
Aug 4 & 5:       LEGO® Engineering
Aug 11 & 12:    Architecture (using marshmallows)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/01/14
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Bee A Dancer
Learn the science of how and why bees dance with stories, dancing, and a craft. Taste some honey, too. Refreshments. Ages 4-7; 45-60 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/01/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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6, 5, 4, Stories Galore
For children ages 4-6 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.
07/01/14
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.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Book-n-Chat
Build book club skills by reading a picture book together, followed by discussion and related activities. Ages 6-8; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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The Job Hunter's Guide to the Internet
Master online tools as you search for a new job, exploring the power of social media, USAJobs, and job aggregator sites such as CareerBuilder. Learn how to coordinate an effective job search with job alerts, word clouds, and a strong online presence.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Teen Fiction Writing Workshop
Celebrate the power of stories and your imagination in this fun series. Learn to craft well-developed characters, settings, and real dialogue. Create conflict and explore the basics of plotting in your writer's notebook. Hone your skills through peer coaching. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Soda Science
Unlock the amazing chemical properties of fizzy, flavored soda with hands-on experiments. Registration required. Ages 10-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Guided Meditation
Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. Please bring a cushion or meditation pillow. Presented by Star Ferguson, M.Ac., L.Ac. A Well & Wise event.

Star Ferguson is faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health. In addition to her Master's degree in Acupuncture, she holds a two-year Professional Certificate in Energetic Healing from Dr. Fernand Poulin's WhiteWinds Institute in Atlanta, GA and is a Mesa Carrier in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition, an ancient Peruvian Shamanic healing system. Ferguson's acupuncture and energy healing practice, Sage Center for Wellness, is located in historic Ellicott City.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/01/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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The Secrets Behind Superman and Batman
Ages 8 & up; 60 min.
Jaws will drop! Author Marc Tyler Nobleman reveals secrets he uncovered and mysteries he solved while doing research about the world's two most popular superheroes: Superman and Batman. The real-life detective stories feature surprises both uplifting and heartbreaking. Q&A session. Books available for purchase and signing.
 

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