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Date Event Description
11/25/14
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.
11/25/14
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.
11/25/14
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.
11/25/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood 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.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
11/25/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
11/25/14
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.
11/25/14
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.
11/25/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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

Nov 25: The Lego Movie (PG)

No registration required.
11/25/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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The Whys of Nature: Native American Tales
Celebrate our connection to plants, animals, and the earth with traditional stories and songs from Native Americans. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools close early.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/25/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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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.
11/25/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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The Whys of Nature: Native American Tales
Celebrate our connection to plants, animals, and the earth with traditional stories and songs from Native Americans. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools close early.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/25/14
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 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.
11/25/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Teen Fiction Writing Workshop
Celebrate the power of stories and your imagination in this fun series. learn to craft well-developed characters, settings, and real dialogue. Create conflict and explore the basics of plotting. Hone skills through peer coaching. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
11/25/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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

Crochet: Sep 2 & 30, Oct 28
Knit: Sep 16, Oct 14
Crochet and knit together: Nov 25

No registration required.
11/25/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
11/25/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
11/26/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Being Thankful
Explore the importance of being thankful through stories and a craft. Choose Civility event. Ages 2-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/26/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

No registration required.
11/26/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5-10; 45 min. Tickets required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/26/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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

No registration required.
11/26/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Being Thankful
Explore the importance of being thankful through stories and a craft. Choose Civility event. Ages 2-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/26/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5-10. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/26/14
2:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
11/26/14
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.
11/27/14
All Day
Central Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/27/14
All Day
East Columbia Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/27/14
All Day
Elkridge Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/27/14
All Day
Glenwood Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/27/14
All Day
Miller Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/27/14
All Day
Savage Branch

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Library Closed
Thanksgiving Day
11/28/14
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.

No registration required.
11/28/14
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.

No registration required.
11/29/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
11/29/14
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.
11/29/14
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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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.
11/29/14
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.
11/29/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
12/01/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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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.
12/01/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Favorites from American Culture
Explore traditional stories, songs, and rhymes that reinforce American cultural literacy. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/01/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Frog & Toad
Enjoy amphibian stories and songs. Meet Frog & Toad from Red Branch Theatre. Ages 4 & up; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/01/14
10:15 AM
Savage 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.
12/01/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Frog & Toad
Enjoy amphibian stories and songs. Meet Frog & Toad from Red Branch Theatre. Ages 4 & up; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/01/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Favorites from American Culture
Explore traditional stories, songs, and rhymes that reinforce American cultural literacy. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/01/14
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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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.
12/01/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Homework Club
Join us after school for a snack while working on your homework in a relaxed setting. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only). Ages 11-17. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent, or assigned caregiver, who is at least 13 years old.

No registration required.
12/01/14
3:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Blood Pressure Screening
Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Well & Wise event.

No registration required.
12/01/14
6:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Teen Book Review Blog
Read any interesting books lately? How about terrible ones? Create and maintain a personal blog featuring reviews of books you have loved and hated. Learn the basics of creating a blog. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Calming Crafts
Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us 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.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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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.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Bring on the Games: Minecraft Mondays
Meet and compete with friends. Take turns planning and constructing a virtual world, as well as play Wii and other interactive games. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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

Dec 1: A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks

No registration required.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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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.
12/01/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.

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