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Date Event Description
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Small Science
Stories and a hands-on experiment. Ages 4-6; 30 min. Register for each class separately.

Jul 8:   Bubble fun
Jul 15:  Sink or float?
Jul 22:  Summer snow
Jul 29:  Buggy science
Aug 5:  Powerful potions
Aug 12: Flight

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/15/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
4:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Fact Finders Book Club
Check out the non-fiction call numbers of the month, then discuss your selection and participate in a theme related activity. Ages 7-9; 45 min.

Jun 24 - Space: J 523.4 & J 629.4
Jul 15 - Ancient History: J 932 - J 938
Aug 5  - Biography: JB

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/15/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Movement & Kinetics
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 15: Movement & kinetics

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/14
6:00 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 - 8:00pm. 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 3, Jul 8, Aug 12

Family Law Assistance Program
Jun 10 & 17, Jul 15 & 22, Aug 19 & 26

No registration required.
07/15/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Eclectic Evenings Books to Film
Discuss the book on second Tuesdays, then watch the film with a short discussion on third Tuesdays.

Film: Jul 15 - The Three Musketeers (1948)
[Book discussion Jul 8]

Film: Aug 19 - The Help (2011)
[Book discussion Aug 12]

No registration required.
07/15/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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The Citizenship Test
Learn important details about the U.S. Citizenship test. Proficiency in English is strongly recommended to understand course materials. 3rd Tuesdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/15/14
6:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Engineering Club
Use NASA software to design and build air and water rockets, then launch them. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/14
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.
07/15/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Everything Book Club
Choose and talk about books from a wide variety of genres and an even wider (and crazier) variety of topics. Ages 11-15.

Jun 17 - All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
Jul 15 - Cardboard by Doug TenNapel
Aug 19 - For Darkness Shows The Stars by Diana Peterfreund

No registration required.
07/15/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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The Women of Monocacy: Living on a Battlefield
This year marks 150 years since Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early invaded Maryland. Claudia Floyd, retired Professor of History from Stevenson University, focuses on how women and their families were affected and the roles they played when the brutal battle ended.

Floyd is an active member of the Society for Women and the Civil War, a volunteer at Monocacy National Battlefield, and the author of Maryland Women in the Civil War and the article "Baltimore's Confederate Women: Perpetuating a Culture of War" in Maryland Historical Magazine.

Cosponsored by the Howard County Historical Society.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/15/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Movement & Kinetics
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 15: Movement & kinetics

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.

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