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Date Event Description
11/20/14
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.
11/20/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/20/14
10:30 AM
Miller Branch

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

Sep 18 - The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
Oct 16 - City of Women by David R. Gillham
Nov 20 - The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

No registration required.
11/20/14
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.
11/20/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
11/20/14
12:00 PM
Central Branch

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

Sep 18 - And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Oct 16 - Canada by Richard Ford
Nov 20 - The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

No registration required.
11/20/14
12:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Journey Cover to Cover
Book discussion, 3rd Thursdays; 12 - 1:30 pm. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Drinks provided.

Sep 18 - The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Oct 16 - Defending Jacob by William Landay
Nov 20 - A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

No registration required.
11/20/14
3:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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

No registration required.
11/20/14
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.
11/20/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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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.
11/20/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Prezi!
Join us for this pilot class that is designed to help HiTech students learn the importance of having good presentation skills in the STEM world and how to structure a presentation to engage an audience. Ages 11-18. 3 Day class Nov 6, 13, and 20. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
11/20/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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ChemFun 2
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. Ages 11-18.

3-Day class Nov 6, 13, and 20. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for more HiTech classes.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
11/20/14
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Audio/Video Lab
HiTech is offering a "drop in" A/V lab where students can work on their A/V, film or video projects. This lab is designed to allow students to work on school projects or create their own personal project.

The lab is open every Thursday from 4-6 pm (except the following days: Nov 27 and Dec 25).

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.
11/20/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Tween Sprouts: Enchanted Garden Club
Be a part of the garden this fall. Learn gardening basics, grow healthy habits and have fun with friends. Ages 9-11; 90 min. Registration and signed release form required for each session.

Herbalicious:
Get your hands on herbs. Blend herbs from the Enchanted Garden for a culinary treat.

Download the Nov 20 release form.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
11/20/14
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.
11/20/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Proposal Writing Basics
Learn how to identify key components, and write, package, and submit a grant proposal. Cosponsored and presented by the Foundation Center.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
11/20/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Teen Investor
Create and manage a simulated stock portfolio comprised of your favorite companies. Learn how to pick stocks to maximize returns in a fun, risk-free environment. Ages 13-17.

No registration required.
11/20/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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How to Borrow eBooks from HCLS (Kindle)
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 410.313.5088.
11/20/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Trivia Night
Enjoy a fun-filled night of trivia, featuring five rounds of 10 questions. Form a team or join a team at the event with other trivia night participants. 3rd Thursdays, 7 - 8 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
11/20/14
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.

No registration required.
11/20/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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How to Borrow eBooks from HCLS (Kindle)
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.
11/20/14
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, Project Literacy Resource Center.

No registration required.
 

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