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Date Event Description
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
12:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Savage Branch Grand Re-Opening
HCLS Board of Trustees and President & CEO Valerie J. Gross cordially invite you to join us for the Grand Re-Opening of Howard County Library System's Savage Branch & STEM Education Center (9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, MD). HCLS Signature Event.

12:30 pm: Ribbon cutting ceremony
12:45 pm: Doors open
12:45 - 6 pm: Ongoing tours & activities

No registration required.
07/22/14
1:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Cello Exploration
Dr. Maxim Kozlov hosts an interactive cello class where he performs then allows you to explore and play the cello. Dr. Kozlov holds Master of Music Education and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the prestigious Moscow Conservatory and the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. 60 min.

Ages 5-8.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Tricky Illusion Trivia
Test your knowledge of fun optical illusions. Ages 7-11; 30 - 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/22/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages.

Jun 5 (6:30 pm) - Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (PG)
Jul 10 (6:30 pm) - Home on the Range (PG) Celebrate Cow Appreciation Day!
Jul 22 (2 pm) - Mary Poppins (G) 50th Anniversary Singalong!
Aug 14 (6:30 pm) - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)

Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

No registration required.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
2:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Cello Exploration
Dr. Maxim Kozlov hosts an interactive cello class where he performs then allows you to explore and play the cello. Dr. Kozlov holds Master of Music Education and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the prestigious Moscow Conservatory and the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. 60 min.

Ages 9-12.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/22/14
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.
07/22/14
6:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Engineering Club
Construct a PVC frame to support a custom designed roller coaster that can perform loops, corkscrews, and even jumps. The sky (or, in this case, ceiling) is the limit! Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/22/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Start A Book Club for Young Readers
Learn tips and tricks to planning and running a book club with your elementary and middle school student and their friends. For adults running an elementary and middle school book club.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/22/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Let's Crochet And Knit
Beginners and experts alike, crochet one week, knit the next.

Crochet: Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 5

Knit: Jun 24, Jul 22, Aug 19

No registration required.
07/22/14
7:00 PM
Miller 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 410.313.1950.

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