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Date Event Description
04/02/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Opening Day Fever
Enjoy stories and songs about America's favorite pastime: baseball. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/02/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Opening Day Fever
Enjoy stories and songs about America's favorite pastime: baseball. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/02/13
6:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Civil And Family Law Self-help Center
Howard County Library System partners with the Howard County Circuit Court to meet the needs of self-represented litigants in Howard County. Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients. Contact Circuit Court Law Librarian Sandy Brewer at 410.313.2135 with questions.

Family Law Assistance Program: Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients on matters such as divorce, separation, custody, child support, alimony, and name change.

Civil Law Center:
Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7

Family Law Assistance Program:
Mar 12 & 19, Apr 9 & 16, May 14 & 21

No registration required.
04/02/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Good Reads
Book discussion, 1st Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Mar 5 - Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Apr 2 - Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America by Stephen G. Bloom
May 7 - The Submission by Amy Waldman

No registration required.
04/03/13
11:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Speak for the Trees
Celebrate Maryland Arbor Day and learn why trees are so important. Ages 4 & up with adult; 60 min. Ticket required. (Ho. Co. schools closed.)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
04/03/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Haikus for Hope *** CANCELLED ***
Blossoms of Hope Community Workshops

Note: This workshop has been cancelled. Please see our list of other available workshops.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, learn to compose haiku, beautiful Japanese poems that combine form, content, and language in a meaningful yet compact verse. Add your original haiku on the community Haiku Tree of Hope at the planting of three National Cherry Blossom Festival historic legacy saplings on National Arbor Day. Families (ages 6 & up). Allow 1-2 hours.

All haiku composed during the workshops will be entered in a Blossom of Hope contest. Judges will select one adult (age 18 & over), one teen (age 11-17), and child (age 10 & under) from each library branch to be featured as part of the Arbor Day event and to receive a gift certificate to a participating PINK PLATE restaurant. Details at BlossomsofHope.org.
04/04/13
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.
04/04/13
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.
04/04/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7730.
04/04/13
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.
04/06/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Money Matters Fair
Kick off Financial Education month with hands-on activities for children and teens, exhibitors, free credit reports, and tax preparation. 10 am - 1 pm. Details at hclibrary.org/moneymatters.

Cosponsored by Howard County Council member Calvin Ball, Howard Community College, Howard County Public School System, makingCHANGE: A Financial Wellness Center, and Friends of Howard County Library. A+ Partnership Signature Event.
04/06/13
1:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Black Fiction
Book discussion, 1st Saturdays; 1- 2:30 pm.

Mar 2 - If Sons, Then Heirs by Lorene Cary
Apr 6 - The Bridge by Solomon Jones
May 4 - Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

No registration required.
04/06/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Math Circle
Are you good at math? Do you love numbers? Join the HCLS Math Circle to learn about patterns and intricacies in the world of mathematics. Use logic and problem solving skills to solve brain teasing problems. Ages 11-14.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.

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