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Date Event Description
05/07/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Language Learners
Learn to read, write, and speak English for everyday life. Tuesdays; 10 am - 12 pm, Central Meeting Room.

No registration required.
05/07/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Baby Sign & Play
Learn basic signs in American Sign Language. Ages 6-23 months with adult; 30 min. Six-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/07/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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The World Around Me: Me And My Family
A class exploring simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Focus on different family members each week through stories and crafts. Multi-week series. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

May 7 - All About Me
May 14 - My Mom and Dad
May 21 - My Sisters and Brothers
May 28 - My Grandma and Grandpa

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/07/13
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
05/07/13
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

No registration required.
05/07/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Time for Us
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 18 - 36 months with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
05/07/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Just for Me
For children ages 3-5 who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
05/07/13
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
05/07/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Baby Sign & Play
Learn basic signs in American Sign Language. Ages 6-23 months with adult; 30 min. Six-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/07/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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The World Around Me: Me And My Family
A class exploring simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Focus on different family members each week through stories and crafts. Multi-week series. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

May 7 - All About Me
May 14 - My Mom and Dad
May 21 - My Sisters and Brothers
May 28 - My Grandma and Grandpa

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
05/07/13
3:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Board Game Club
Laugh, chat, and challenge your friends to a variety of board games. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/07/13
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.
05/07/13
6:30 PM
Miller 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.
05/07/13
6:45 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Knit 'n Chat Teen Knitting Group
Beginners and experts welcome! Spend time with other teen knitters and learn to make cool items. Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
05/07/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Pageturners
Discussions and activities about selected titles. Theme: Could you survive? Ages 9-11; 45 min. Refreshments. Register for each session separately.

Mar 12 - Holes by Louis Sachar
Apr 9 - The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
May 7 - Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
05/07/13
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.
05/07/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Calling All Volunteers
Make reading fun for kids and earn service learning hours. Volunteers assist HCLS instructors with the summer reading club and other tasks. To register for this orientation session, submit a volunteer application to the teen instructor at the branch where you would like to volunteer. Accepted applicants will be contacted to confirm registration. Ages 13-17.

*Registration is required. Register by calling 410.313.5088.
05/07/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Guided Meditation
Presented by Star Ferguson-Gooden, M.Ac., L.Ac.

Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. In addition to her Master's degree in Acupuncture, Star Ferguson-Gooden holds a Professional Certificate in Energetic Healing and is faculty at Tai Sophia Institute. She and her husband co-own their practice, Sage Center for Wellness, in historic Ellicott City. A Well & Wise event. In the Enchanted Garden.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
05/07/13
7:00 PM
Savage 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.
05/07/13
7:00 PM
Rube Goldberg Challenge Ceremony
Teams of fourth and fifth grade students are invited to transform everyday materials into a wacky, innovative machine that squeezes an orange. More information: Rube Goldberg Challenge @ HCLS.

Ceremony location: River Hill High School

A+ Partnership Signature Event.
 

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