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04/24/14
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Pins and Needles
Bring the projects you'd love to finish! All stitchers welcome. Thursdays; 10 am - 12 pm.

No registration required.
04/24/14
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Net Zero Architecture (4-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.

This is a 4-day class: Apr 24 (10 am -12 pm), May 7 (4 - 6 pm), May 14 (4 - 6 pm), May 16 (10 am -12 pm). Once you register, you will automatically be registered for all 4 class days. Please call 410.313.7750 with any questions.

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.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
11:00 AM
Miller 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. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
12:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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

Mar 20 - Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Apr 24 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
May 15 - The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

No registration required.
04/24/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Crafternoon
Drop in and make some fun crafts. All ages. Allow 30 min. Ho. Co. Schools closed.

No registration required.
04/24/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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S.O.S. School's Out Surprise
Independent discovery activities. Ages 6-9. Allow 30 min, 2-4 pm. Ticket required. Ho. Co. schools closed.

Apr 24 - Puzzles and Games

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/24/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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The Amazing LIbrary Race
Teams quietly race to destinations located in databases, books, and mini-game checkpoints. Circumnavigate the globe, travel through time, and discover wonders you never knew existed. Prizes awarded to finishing teams. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
04/24/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Calvin & Hobbes!
Learn to draw the characters, create a comic, and participate in a relay race. Ages 9-12; 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/24/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Calvin & Hobbes!
Learn to draw the characters, create a comic, and participate in a relay race. Ages 9-12; 60 min. Ho. Co. schools closed.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/24/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Novel Approach
Book discussion, 4th Thursdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Mar 27 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Apr 24 - Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
May 22 - Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende

No registration required.
04/24/14
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.
04/24/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Shoe Makeovers
Make a work of art you can also wear. Bring your own pair of shoes to decorate. Decorating supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
04/24/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Flavor of the Month: Junot Diaz
Enjoy all the great dialogue of a book club without the long-term commitment. This spring, Flavor of the Month discusses popular authors – pick any book written by these authors and bring your thoughts! Customers may individually request books in advance. Many books available in e-book format; see hclibrary.org/ebooks.

Apr 24 - Junot Diaz

No registration required.
04/24/14
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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