Howard County Library System
« October 2014 »
S M T W T F S
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Meet the Author
Well and Wise Events
Schools closed
 
Criteria More Choices | See All

Choose branches:
Choose types of events:
Choose age groups:
All
Central
East Columbia
Elkridge
Glenwood
Miller
Savage
Other Locations
All
Arts and Music
Author events
Book clubs
Children's classes
Contests
Cultural Connections
Films
Gardening
History
Projects and Pursuits
Science and Math
Tech Training
Well & Wise
Your Money
Other
All
Children
Preschool
K-5
Teens
Families
Adults



Keyword:
 

Upcoming Go to Today | View Next 7 Days


Date Event Description
10/01/14
10:00 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Maryland Legal Aid
Howard County Library System partners with Maryland Legal Aid to provide free civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders. For initial interview and appointment, please call 410.480.1057.

No registration required.
10/01/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/01/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/01/14
10:30 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
10/01/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/01/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/01/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Food for Thought Book Discussion
Borrow a cookbook from HCLS by the chef of the evening, prepare a few recipes at home, then discuss your experiences. Refreshments.

Oct 1 - Mario Batali
Nov 12 - Julia Child

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/01/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Book Buzz
Bring your favorite spooky books to share, and join HCLS instructors to chat about recent reads, with an emphasis on mysteries, thrillers, horror, and the paranormal.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/01/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
10/01/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
A Night Under the Stars
Share the wonder of the night sky. Telescopes and expertise provided by Howard County Astronomical League. Families, ages 5 & up; allow 30 min. (Rain date: Oct 2.)

No registration required.
10/01/14
7:45 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/02/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/02/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/02/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/02/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/02/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Chess Club
Join us for informal chess play. All skill levels welcome. Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
10/02/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/02/14
6:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

Sep 4: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Oct 2: The Lego Movie (PG)
Nov 6: Planes (PG)

No registration required.
10/02/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

Sep 11 (6:30 pm): The Land Before Time (G)
Sep 12 (11 am): The Lego Movie (PG) Ho. Co. schools closed
Oct 2 (6:30 pm): The Jungle Book (1967) (G)
Nov 13 (6:30 pm): An American Tail (G)

No registration required.
10/02/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Bedtime Math
Math + Games + Books = Fun! Come in your pajamas to hear math stories, solve fun math riddles, play math games, and make a craft. Topics include: Mystery Clocks, Zip Line Zoo, Tangrams, and Monster Dominos. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/02/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/02/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga--Oh My!
Learn the differences among these three forms of sequential art. Topics include creating comics, attending comic conventions, and discovering HCLS' sequential art collection.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/02/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Put the Garden to Bed
Learn how to prepare for spring as the gardening season ebbs. Pat Greenwald discusses proper techniques for annual beds, perennials, bulbs, and new beds. Other topics include caring for tools and deer proofing. Farm-City event.

University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/02/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Films to Talk About
Join fellow movie aficionados for vibrant conversations. Borrow the movie from HCLS, watch it ahead of time, then participate in a lively discussion. 1st Thursdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 4 - Zero Dark Thirty
Oct 2 - Barbara
Nov 6 - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

No registration required.
10/02/14
7:30 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Thursdays; 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Project Literacy Resource Center.

No registration required.
10/03/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/03/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/03/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Oct 3 - Skippyjon Jones
Oct 10 - Thomas the Tank Engine
Oct 17 - Clifford
Oct 24 - Pigeon

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/03/14
10:30 AM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Picture Book Parade
Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! Ages 2-5 (2 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 30 min.

No registration required.
10/03/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
10/03/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Oct 3 - Skippyjon Jones
Oct 10 - Thomas the Tank Engine
Oct 17 - Clifford
Oct 24 - Pigeon

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/03/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/03/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/03/14
3:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Promote Civility with Crafts!
Craft fun, bold, and creative locker magnets and/or bumper stickers in honor of Civility Week. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/03/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
A Tree is Nice
Learn about the science of trees and why we need them. Contact with plants may occur. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
10/03/14
4:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/04/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
10/04/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/04/14
10:30 AM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
10/04/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/04/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/04/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/04/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
10/04/14
1:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Hands Only CPR & AED
You could save a life! Learn how to start CPR right away and continue doing chest compressions until help arrives. Learn about cardiac arrest, how to recognize it's happening, and the three simple steps of Hands-only CPR for victims over 8 years old. Receive a basic overview of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Training in Hands-Only CPR gives you the ability to help save a life without using mouth-to-mouth ventilations or obtaining a certification card. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5577.
10/04/14
1:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Black Fiction
Book discussion, 1st Saturdays; 1- 2:30 pm.

Sep 6 - Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed
Oct 4 - Just Wanna Testify by Pearl Cleage
Nov 1 - The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

No registration required.
10/04/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/05/14
All Day
All Howard County Library Branch Events Branch

Download to Calendar
Choose Civility Week
An entire week will focus on Choose Civility by encouraging businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals to address civil behavior within their sphere of influence.
10/05/14
1:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Game Time
Meet and compete with friends. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/05/14
1:00 PM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Green Energy
Join university students in creating a green energy turbine that creates actual energy in this 4 part class. Learn and test key engineering concepts that are applicable to the freshman engineering curriculum. Don't miss out on the opportunity to help your team earn the title of best, fastest, or most interesting turbine.

Ages 11-18. 4-Day class September 28, Oct 5, Oct 12, and 19. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 4 days.

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 410.313.0760.
10/06/14
All Day
All Howard County Library Branch Events Branch

Download to Calendar
Choose Civility Week
An entire week will focus on Choose Civility by encouraging businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals to address civil behavior within their sphere of influence.
10/06/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/06/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
10/06/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Music Box
Explore the musical concepts of rhythm, key, pitch, and tempo. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/06/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
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.

Oct 6: Choose Civility

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/06/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
10/06/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Music Box
Explore the musical concepts of rhythm, key, pitch, and tempo. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/06/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/06/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/06/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/06/14
3:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Blood Pressure Screening
Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 1st & 3rd Mondays; 3:30 - 5:30 pm.

No registration required.
10/06/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
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 grow fall vegetables and put the garden to sleep for the coming winter. Register for the entire series and plan to attend at least half of our meetings.


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

Sep 8 release form
Sep 15 release form
Sep 22 release form
Sep 29 release form
Oct 6 release form
Oct 20 release form
Oct 27 release form

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/06/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Improving Your Mood Through Meditative Art
Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us in the Enchanted Garden as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. Well & Wise event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/06/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Draw Your Own Comic
Learn about materials used to make comics and how to get started creating your own. Taught by a graphics illustrator.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Bring-A-Parent Book-N-Chat
Grades 4 & 5, with parent.

Oct 6: Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Maximize Your History Day Research
Assigned a National History Day project? Our research experts teach you their tips and tools. Meet history day judges, and learn strategies to locate sources. Ages 11-17, with parents.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Minecraft Mondays
Take turns planning and constructing a virtual world, as well as play Wii and other interactive games. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

Oct 6: Choose Civility

No registration required.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Stories of the World
Book discussion, 1st Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Oct 6 - Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah
Nov 3 - A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

No registration required.
10/06/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Contemporary Literature
Book discussion, Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 8 - The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg
Oct 6 - Juliet by Anne Fortier
Nov 3 - Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

No registration required.
10/07/14
All Day
All Howard County Library Branch Events Branch

Download to Calendar
Choose Civility Week
An entire week will focus on Choose Civility by encouraging businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals to address civil behavior within their sphere of influence.
10/07/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
English Language Learners
Learn to read, write, and speak English for everyday life. Beginning level: Tuesdays; 10 am - 12 pm.

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

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

Oct 7: Choose Civility

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

Download to Calendar
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.
10/07/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/07/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Time for Us
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 18-36 months with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
10/07/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/07/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
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, ready for an independent class. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/07/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

Oct 7: Choose Civility

No registration required.
10/07/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Play Partners
Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min.

No registration required.
10/07/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/07/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
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, ready for an independent class. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/07/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/07/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only).

No registration required.
10/07/14
3:45 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. A multi-week series. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/07/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Music Lab
HiTech is offering a "drop in" music lab where students can test new music technology, record or mix their own music, or record their vocals. This lab is designed to allow students to work on school music projects or create their own personal project.

The lab is open every Tuesday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Nov 4, 25; Dec 23, 30; and Jan 20).

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

No registration required.
10/07/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

Download to Calendar
Science Lab
HiTech is offering a "drop in" Science Lab where students can work on self study science projects. This lab is designed to allow students to work on school projects or test the science kits provided. Ages 11-18.

The lab is open every Tuesday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Nov 4, 25; Dec 23, 30; and Jan 20).

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

No registration required.
10/07/14
6:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
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 pm. 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
Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4

Family Law Assistance Program
Sep 9 & 16, Oct 14 & 21, Nov 18 & 25

No registration required.
10/07/14
6:45 PM
Glenwood Branch

Download to Calendar
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.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
Book Club Revue
Get HCLS' "Books for Discussion 2015" list hot off the press. Learn about upcoming literary events, and get tips for lively discussions as experienced book club facilitators promote new books. Participants are encouraged to bring examples of favorite titles, as well as those that didn't work so well. Door prizes, including books, and refreshments.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

Download to Calendar
Hands Only CPR & AED
You could save a life! Learn how to start CPR right away and continue doing chest compressions until help arrives. Learn about cardiac arrest, how to recognize it's happening, and the three simple steps of Hands-only CPR for victims over 8 years old. Receive a basic overview of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Training in Hands-Only CPR gives you the ability to help save a life without using mouth-to-mouth ventilations or obtaining a certification card. Ages 11-17. Well & Wise event.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Guided Meditation
Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. Please bring a cushion or meditation pillow. Presented by Star Ferguson, M.Ac., L.Ac. Well & Wise event.

Star Ferguson is faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health. In addition to her Master's degree in Acupuncture, she holds a two-year Professional Certificate in Energetic Healing from Dr. Fernand Poulin’s WhiteWinds Institute in Atlanta, GA, and is a Mesa Carrier in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition, an ancient Peruvian Shamanic healing system. Ferguson's acupuncture and energy healing practice, Sage Center for Wellness, is located in historic Ellicott City.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

Download to Calendar
Chapter Chats
Hang out and chat up some cool books. Ages 8-10; 45 min. Refreshments. Register once for all three sessions. Books will be selected at the October 7 session.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

Oct 7: Choose Civility

No registration required.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

Download to Calendar
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 410.313.7880.
10/07/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

Download to Calendar
Good Reads
Book discussion, 1st Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 2 - The Attack by Yasmina Khadra
Oct 7 - Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick
Nov 4 - Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

No registration required.

Subscribe to this feed...Subscribe to this feed