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Date Event Description
07/14/14
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.
07/14/14
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.
07/14/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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All Together Now
All ages; 30 min. Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together.

No registration required.
07/14/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/14/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Magic Tree House Meets Great Minds
Join Jack and Annie as they travel back to the 1889 Paris World's Fair to locate great scientists and inventors, then make some scientific discoveries for yourself. Ages 6-10; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/14/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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All Together Now
All ages; 30 min. Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together.

No registration required.
07/14/14
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.
07/14/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/14/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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All Together Now
All ages; 30 min. Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. Ticket required.

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

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Magic Tree House Meets Great Minds
Join Jack and Annie as they travel back to the 1889 Paris World's Fair to locate great scientists and inventors, then make some scientific discoveries for yourself. Ages 6-10; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/14/14
5:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Enchanted Garden Youth Corps
WANTED: Enchanted Garden Youth Volunteers! If you like to dig, weed, plant, harvest, learn about gardening, and meet new people, the Enchanted Garden needs you. No prior experience necessary, just a willingness to learn, and a commitment to help our garden grow. Meet every Monday afternoon for the summer (weather permitting). Register for the entire series and plan to attend at least half of our meetings.

Ages 11-14; 60 min. Registration required once for the series of classes. Signed release form required for each class.

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Jun 2, Jun 9, Jun 23, and Jun 30
Jul 7, Jul 14 and Jul 28
Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18 and Aug 25

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

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Future Engineers of America, Local Chapter 3.1415...
Apply scientific, mathematical, and practical knowledge to design, build, and test various contraptions. Then use those machines to complete objectives in a collaborative, supportive, and creative peer environment. Ages 11-17. Register for each class separately.

Jun 9  (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Create and race balloon rockets.
Jun 24 (Tue) 2 - 3 pm:  Build and launch solar Tetron balloons.
Jul  14 (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Construct and test marble slides.
Aug 11 (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Engineer a board game.

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

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

No registration required.
07/14/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Pajama Time
All ages; 30 min. Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome.

No registration required.
07/14/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Ask A Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions and concerns. Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm. University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

No registration required.
 

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