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Date Event Description
09/17/14
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.
09/17/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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, ready for an independent class. 30 min.

No registration required.
09/17/14
10:15 AM
Miller 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.
09/17/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

Sep 3 - Five Little Monkeys
Sep 10 - Curious George
Sep 17 - Pete the Cat

No registration required.
09/17/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood 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.
09/17/14
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.
09/17/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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, ready for an independent class. 30 min.

No registration required.
09/17/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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Storybook Friends
A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

Sep 3 - Five Little Monkeys
Sep 10 - Curious George
Sep 17 - Pete the Cat

No registration required.
09/17/14
11:30 AM
Miller 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.
09/17/14
1:30 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Book Club
Grades 6-8. Ideal for homeschool families. Discuss state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Students must read the book before the session.

Sep 17 - The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke
Oct 15 - After Iris by Natasha Farrant
Nov 19 - Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

Registration is full for this event. If you are interested in attending a possible alternate session on Thursday afternoons (Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13) please call the Central Branch at 410-313-7880

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
09/17/14
1:30 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Book Club
Grades 4-6. Ideal for homeschool families. Discussions and activities about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Students must read the book before the class. Eight-month series.

Sep 17 - This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh
Oct 15 - What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World by Henry Clark
Nov 19 - Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by Bob Pflugfelder & Steve Hockensmith

Registration is full for this event. If you are interested in attending a possible alternate session on Thursday afternoons (Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13) please call the Central Branch at 410-313-7880.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
09/17/14
1:30 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club
Grades K-3. Ideal for homeschool families. Listen to and discuss picture book nominees for Maryland's children's choice award, in preparation for spring voting. Includes a craft or activity. Eight-month series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
09/17/14
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.
09/17/14
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.
09/17/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Crafty Readers
Quilt, knit, and get a sneak peek at books on needle crafts, including works of fiction. Work on your projects while having fun with other crafty readers. 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 17 - Dawn Stewart of Spring Water Designs demonstrates quilting designs.
Oct 15 - Prints Charming Quilt Shop co-owner Sandy Royster teaches quilting basics.
Nov 19 - Linda Outlaw of Columbia Pierians discusses their quilt featuring African American pioneers of Howard County.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
09/17/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Asian Genealogy
Part 1: Learn to appreciate the traditional culture, language, and genealogy practices of Asian families before widespread emigration. Troy Goss, volunteer at the Columbia Family History Center, leads a genealogical journey from America back to Asia to find and record "old country" family history documents. Cosponsored by Howard County Genealogical Society.

Troy Goss has been a volunteer at the Columbia Family History Center for three years and has researched his own family history for 30 years. He is proficient in Chinese and has a working knowledge of Korean, both of which he has applied to his wife's Korean genealogy.

Part 2: Nov 5

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
09/17/14
7:00 PM
Miller 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 410.313.1950.
09/17/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Bas Bleu
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 17 - The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Oct 15 - The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
Nov 19 - The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey

No registration required.
09/17/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Nonfiction
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 17 - The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant
Oct 15 - Tribes by Nina Raine [HCBC]
Nov 19 - The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson

No registration required.
09/17/14
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.
 

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