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Date Event Description
07/30/14
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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3D Design
Learn how to use 3D software and create your own design. Learn the basic commands and techniques that will let you begin a lifetime of 3D design. Use our 3D printer to bring your creations to life. Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
10:00 AM
Savage Branch

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Hovercraft
If it's not a boat, plane, or car then what is it? It's a hovercraft! Learn about how these vehicles defy gravity, as you team up with other students to build your very own life-size, functional hovercraft. Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
10:15 AM
Central 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.
07/30/14
10:15 AM
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.

No registration required.
07/30/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.

No registration required.
07/30/14
10:15 AM
Miller 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.
07/30/14
10:15 AM
Savage 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.
07/30/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood 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.
07/30/14
11:15 AM
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.

No registration required.
07/30/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.

No registration required.
07/30/14
11:15 AM
Savage 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.
07/30/14
11:30 AM
Central 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.
07/30/14
11:30 AM
Miller 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.
07/30/14
12:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Code Exploration
Anybody can program! It doesn't take a math genius or a computer wiz to program computers. This class aims to introduce computer programming to students who haven't tried programming before. We will guide students through the fundamentals of programming through coursework and activities to peak their interest in this exciting STEM field. Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
12:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Music Technology
Are you interested in learning to record and produce your own music? If so, then look no further! Sign up and learn about music fundamentals, production, and sound engineering at HiTech's new studio space. You will get hands-on experience with professional music equipment and software, such as Logic Pro X, Ableton, and Reason. We encourage students to bring their own instruments (that includes your voice), and collaborate with others on a song or project. Individual projects are also perfectly acceptable. The space is yours for music creation and freedom, but you have to register. See you there! Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
12:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Wearable Technology
This class will focus on the latest trends in "Wear-able" technology. Explore the latest products and develop your very own simulated wear-ables. Ages 11-18.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Owl Outreach
Join Tabby Fique of Howard County Conservancy to learn about hunting techniques and digestion, habitat requirements, and adaptations that owls use to survive in Maryland. Meet and observe Ranger, a Barred Owl. Dissect a sterilized owl pellet, and investigate to discover what the owl ate! Registration required. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
07/30/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Hogwarts Summer School
Open to all witches and wizards in need of magical improvement or those studying for O.W.L.S. Subjects include remedial potions, the care of magical creatures, charms, transfiguration with a review of changing mice into snuffboxes, and giant wizard chess. Ages 9 & up; 2 hrs.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
07/30/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch

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SAT Prep
The SAT is the most widely used college admission exam. Take advantage of our SAT Math Prep course specifically designed to help students excel on the math portion of the test. Students will take an official practice exam to simulate the experience, learn test-taking strategies, and solve problems related to algebra, geometry, and probability. Grades 9-12 only. Graphing calculators are recommended.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Quadrotor Flight Controller
Introduction to Quadrotor Flight: The purpose of the class is to introduce students to quadcopters through hand-on learning. We will investigate the physics behind multirotor liftoff, stabilization, direction of flight, and landing the aircraft. Students will work in teams to assemble the propulsion system and wire the flight controller and power system. Students will hone their flight skills through a flight simulator before flight testing their builds in the final class. Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
2:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 30: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)
Additional session!

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/30/14
3:30 PM
Savage Branch

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MathRunner!
Are you a middle school student who wishes to get better at math? Now you can. Tackle problems from 6-8th grade math, and learn the importance of math in everyday life.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
3:30 PM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Music Technology
Are you interested in learning to record and produce your own music? If so, then look no further! Sign up and learn about music fundamentals, production, and sound engineering at HiTech's new studio space. You will get hands-on experience with professional music equipment and software, such as Logic Pro X, Ableton, and Reason. We encourage students to bring their own instruments (that includes your voice), and collaborate with others on a song or project. Individual projects are also perfectly acceptable. The space is yours for music creation and freedom, but you have to register. See you there! Ages 11-18.

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
07/30/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 30: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/30/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club, Jr
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 7-9; 30 min. Register for each session separately.

July's selection is Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Copies are available for check-out at the Children's Research Desk at the Central Branch.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/30/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge 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.
07/30/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Murder at the Library
Someone has been murdered in the stacks and all the staff is suspect. Use your best sleuthing skills to examine the crime scene, question the suspects, and uncover the murderer. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
07/30/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Water (Sink or Swim)
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jul 30: Water: Sink or swim
(Various food products may be handled.)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/30/14
7:15 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 9 & up; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

July's selection is Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. Copies are available for check-out at the Children's Research Desk at the Central Branch.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
07/30/14
7:45 PM
Miller Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Wednesdays; 7:45 - 8:45 pm.

No registration required.
 

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