Howard County Library System
 
 
Ho. Co. Schools Closed? Visit Howard County Library System!


When school is closed bring your family to Howard County Library System for a fun and educational class.

Date Description Register
09/11/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.< ... [more]
No registration required
09/12/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch
Oh Say Can You See?
Be ready for the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. Learn the lyrics, etiquette for the song and flag, and e ... [more]
No registration required
09/12/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.< ... [more]
No registration required
09/12/14
1:00 PM
Central Branch
B&O Railroad Choo Choo Blue
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the mascot from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Learn about the parts of a train through stor ... [more]
No registration required
09/12/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch
Crafternoon
Drop in and make some fun crafts. All ages. 2 - 4 pm; allow 30 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
No registration required
09/12/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch
S.O.S. School is Out So...
Spend some time on an independent activity. Ages 6-10; 2 - 4 pm, allow 20-30 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools close ... [more]
No registration required
09/12/14
3:00 PM
Glenwood Branch
Pirate Challenge
Prepare for Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrive as a kid and leave as a pirate after testing your knowledge of pirate trivia, ... [more]
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09/12/14
3:30 PM
Central Branch
A Comet is Coming to Mars!
Comet Siding Spring makes a close approach to Mars in October. How close will it get to Mars? Are the spacecraft at Mars ... [more]
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09/25/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch
Fractured Fairy Tales
Have fun turning familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out, then make a craft. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Ho. Co. schools c ... [more]
No registration required
09/25/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up; 45 - 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
Register
09/25/14
1:30 PM
Central Branch
Goats Are Kids, Too
No, we are not KID-ding ewe. Participate in goat stories and activities, and meet a live goat from Clark's Elioak Farm. ... [more]
No registration required
09/25/14
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up; 45 - 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
Register
09/25/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch
Frozen
Frozen fractals are all around! Listen to music from Frozen and learn about the properties of ice through stories ... [more]
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09/25/14
3:15 PM
East Columbia Branch
Fractured Fairy Tales
Have fun turning familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out, then make a craft. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Ho. Co. schools c ... [more]
No registration required
10/02/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.< ... [more]
No registration required
10/17/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch
Chemistry in the Library: The Sweet Side of Chemistry
Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments with candy a ... [more]
Register
10/17/14
1:00 PM
Miller Branch
B&O Railroad Choo Choo Blue
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the mascot from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Learn about the parts of a train through stor ... [more]
No registration required
10/17/14
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up; 45 - 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
Register
10/17/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch
Cow Wars!
The APL Drama Club once again proudly fails to read a simple story. Jack's cow, Milky White, has grown unsatisfied with ... [more]
No registration required
10/17/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch
S.O.S. School is Out So...
Spend some time on an independent activity. Ages 6-10; 2 - 4 pm, allow 20-30 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools close ... [more]
No registration required
10/17/14
3:00 PM
Elkridge Branch
Chemistry in the Library: The Sweet Side of Chemistry
Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments with candy a ... [more]
Register
10/17/14
3:00 PM
Miller Branch
B&O Railroad Choo Choo Blue
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the mascot from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Learn about the parts of a train through stor ... [more]
No registration required
10/17/14
4:00 PM
Glenwood Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up; 45 - 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
Register
11/03/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch
Bear Necessities
How big is a bear footprint? What does bear fur feel like? Explore Maryland's black bears through stories, games, and ha ... [more]
Register
11/03/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch
Crafternoon
Drop in and make some fun crafts. All ages. 11 am - 1 pm; allow 30 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
No registration required
11/03/14
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch
Bear Necessities
How big is a bear footprint? What does bear fur feel like? Explore Maryland's black bears through stories, games, and ha ... [more]
Register
11/03/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch
Split Rail Garden Club Presents...
Join members of the Split Rail Garden Club for stories and a special craft. Ages 5-8; 30 min. Ho. Co. Schools closed.
[more]
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11/03/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch
Chemistry in the Library: The Sweet Side of Chemistry
Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments with candy a ... [more]
Register
11/03/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch
Elephant & Piggie Party!
Spend your day off with two lovable book characters: Elephant & Piggie! Read some of their adventures, then make crafts ... [more]
Register
11/03/14
2:30 PM
Central Branch
Mustache Mania
Let the big guys grow the mustaches, we'll celebrate with marvelous mustache stories and a craft. Ages 5 & up; 30 - 45 m ... [more]
No registration required
11/03/14
3:00 PM
Miller Branch
Puppet Fun 101
Use your imagination to create a puppet and learn how to bring it to life. Ages 7-9; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. sc ... [more]
No registration required
11/03/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch
Puppet Fun 101
Use your imagination to create a puppet and learn how to bring it to life. Ages 7-9; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. sc ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch
B&O Railroad Choo Choo Blue
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the mascot from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Learn about the parts of a train through stor ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch
School's Out: LEGO® Blocks and Games
No school? No problem! Build something with LEGO® blocks, or play a game with friends. Ages 7 & up. Allow 30 min, 11 am ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch
Crafternoon
Drop in and make some fun crafts. All ages. 2 - 4 pm; allow 30 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.
No registration required
11/04/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch
Minute to Win It
Test your skills by attempting to complete different tasks in under 60 seconds. You have a minute to win it! Ages 5 & up ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch
Let's Explore: Grossology!
Use the scientific method to explore bodily functions and create gross compounds using household ingredients to illustra ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch
S.O.S. School is Out So...
Spend some time on an independent activity. Ages 6-10; 2 - 4 pm, allow 20-30 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools close ... [more]
No registration required
11/04/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch
Discovering Great Artists: Wassily Kandinsky
Learn about the life and methods of history's greatest artists, then use their techniques to create a piece of art. Ages ... [more]
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11/13/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.< ... [more]
No registration required
11/26/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5-10; 45 min. Tickets required. Ho. Co. schools closed.
No registration required
11/26/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch
Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5-10. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.
No registration required