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Date Event Description
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
10:15 AM
Central 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.
04/27/15
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
04/27/15
11:30 AM
Central 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.
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Hola = Hello
Learn basic Spanish vocabulary through stories, music and a craft. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/27/15
2:00 PM
Miller 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.
04/27/15
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.

No registration required.
04/27/15
3:45 PM
Central Branch

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Hola = Hello
Learn basic Spanish vocabulary through stories, music and a craft. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/27/15
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Enchanted Garden Youth Corps Orientation Meeting
WANTED: Enchanted Garden Youth Volunteers! If you have an interest in gardening or simply want to learn, the Enchanted Garden needs you. Help us plant, weed, water and take care of our garden. Earn service learning credit, too. Come to an orientation meeting with your calendar and sign up for dates. The Youth Corps will meet on Mondays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, May through September.

Ages 12-15; 60 min. Registration and signed release form required. The release form will be included in your confirmation email.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/27/15
6:30 PM
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.
04/27/15
6:30 PM
Savage Branch

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Book Artist
In this art club, create awesome and interesting things while discussing books -- it's the best of both worlds! Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Calling All Volunteers
Make reading fun for kids and earn service learning hours. Volunteers assist HCLS instructors with the summer reading club and other tasks.

To register for this orientation session, submit a volunteer application to the teen instructor at the branch where you would like to volunteer. Accepted applicants will be contacted to confirm registration. Ages 13-17.

*Registration is required. Register by calling 410.313.5088.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Investing Basics
Does investing seem like alphabet soup? Do you know the difference between an ETF and a MF, or a MMF from a CD? Are you risk averse and worried about losing money? Roy Yenoli of MakingChange presents an overview of the basics of investing. In partnership with MakingChange.

*Registration is preferred. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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How to Borrow eBooks from HCLS (Nook)
Learn how to browse, borrow, and download eBooks from HCLS' growing collection.

Click here for a full list of training dates.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Ask A Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions. Mondays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

No registration required.
04/27/15
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.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Savage 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 410.313.0760.
04/27/15
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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

Mar 23 - Native Speaker by Chang-rae Lee
Apr 27 - American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar

No registration required.
04/27/15
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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Evening Under the Stars
Join the Howard Astronomical League as they point telescopes at the night sky to reveal wonders of our moon and other celestial objects. Families (Ages 5 & up); 20 - 40 min.

No registration required.
 

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