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Date Event Description
04/17/14
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Net Zero Architecture (3-Day Class)
Join us at HiTech and learn how to engineer high performance buildings using Autodesk software. In this class, you will participate in Autodesk's Building Performance Analysis program, and receive a certificate upon completion. While enrolled, you will be required to create an energy efficient school or library. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

3-day class: Apr 15, Apr 16, Apr 17. Once you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 class days. Please call 410.313.7750 with any questions.

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 410.313.1950.
04/17/14
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia 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.
04/17/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

Location:
Savage Branch Express
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
04/17/14
10:30 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Spring Into Science
Explore simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
04/17/14
10:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Tea and Tomes
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Mar 20 - The Dinner by Herman Koch
Apr 17 - Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
May 15 - Dreams of Joy by Lisa See

No registration required.
04/17/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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I'm Going to Be a Big Brother or Sister
Prepare for the arrival of a baby in this class for new siblings. Enjoy stories, activities, and bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to practice holding your baby. Resources for parents, too. Families; 30 - 45 min. Well & Wise event.

In partnership with Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
04/17/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Living Places, Living Planet
Travel the world to see the many habitats that wild animals call home. Meet a few animals and join instructors from The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's ZOOmobile as they discuss characteristics of various habitats and how animals have adapted. Learn about what living things need to survive and the global resources that animals and humans must share. Contact with animals may occur.

Ages 6-12; 50 - 60 min. Space is limited. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

Presented by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in partnership with the Howard County Arts Council.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
11:15 AM
East Columbia 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.
04/17/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

Location:
Savage Branch Express
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
04/17/14
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
12:00 PM
Central Branch

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Noontime Books
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 12 - 1 pm.

Mar 20 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Apr 17 - Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
May 15 - Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende

No registration required.
04/17/14
1:00 PM
Miller Branch

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ChemLab Fundamentals (3-Day Class)
Join us for a class that takes the logical science of chemistry and makes it fun and memorable. Each day you will conduct a new lab experiment, where you can hypothesize and learn about chemical reactions. Registration required. Ages 11-18. 3-Day class: Apr 15, Apr 16, Apr 17. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

Please call 410.313.7750 with any questions.

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 410.313.1950.
04/17/14
1:30 PM
Central Branch

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Science Club
Celebrate Earth Day by building a mini-ecosystem terrarium. Discuss and observe condensation, microclimates, photosynthesis, and air quality. Bring an old jar, fish bowl, or clear plastic/glass container with a wide opening and any decorative items to upcycle into a living piece of art and science. Plants, soil, and filters provided. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
04/17/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Fractured Fairy Tales
Have fun turning familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out. Make a craft. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.

No registration required.
04/17/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Are You Cents-Able?
Facts, stories, and activities about money. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
2:30 PM
Central Branch

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Silly Shel Silverstein
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the quirky poems of Shel Silverstein, activities, and a craft. Ages 6 - 8; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Chess Club
Join us for informal chess play. All skill levels welcome. Thursdays; 3 - 5 pm. Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
04/17/14
3:45 PM
Central Branch

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Silly Shel Silverstein
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the quirky poems of Shel Silverstein, activities, and a craft. Ages 6 - 8; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Quadrotor Flight Controller (3-Day Class)
Introduction to Quadrotor Flight: The purpose of the class is to introduce students to quadcopters through hands-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. Registration required.

3-day class: Apr 15, Apr 16, Apr 17. Once you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days. Please call 410.313.7750 with any questions.

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 410.313.1950.
04/17/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Are You Cents-Able?
Facts, stories, and activities about money. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
7:00 PM
Central 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.
04/17/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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New Release Cinema
View a critically acclaimed new release DVD on a large screen. Titles to be announced. Email robert.lockett@hclibrary.org to receive announcements.

New Release Cinema will show the film Philomena on April 17 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free popcorn, soda & candy will be available. Refreshments will not be served after the start of the movie. Admission is free. This event is sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

No registration required.
04/17/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Anime Club
Meet fellow fans, enjoy a movie and snacks, and enter a drawing to win prizes! Refreshments. Ages 13-17.

No registration required.
04/17/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Block Party: Fun with LEGO® Blocks
Create a masterpiece with LEGO® blocks and your imagination. Ages 5 & up; 90 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/17/14
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
 

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