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Date Event Description
07/15/13
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Mondays; 10 am - 12 pm, Central Meeting Room.

No registration required.
07/15/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Music Mash Up (Session C)
Create original music with your own instruments, our electronic equipment, or existing sound tracks to create a musical selection. Don't miss out on the fun! The Music MashUp group will create and record an original song.

Please only register for one session. Ages 11-18.

(Session C) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16, and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Building Renewable Energy, Part 1
Learn about renewable energy. In small teams, build a custom designed turbine that actually generates electricity! Don't miss out on the fun. Ages 11-18.

Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Computer Illustration (Session A)
Are you the next DiVinci? Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create pictures, fashion ideas, and start building an image portfolio.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
10:00 AM
East Columbia Branch

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HiTech
Experience the latest technology and software in the HCLS HiTech STEM digital media lab. Explore science, technology, engineering, and math via hands-on video, music, game app, and e-book projects created in collaboration with other students. Ages 11-18.

Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events for a detailed calendar of classes.
07/15/13
10:15 AM
Central 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. Ticket required.

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

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Play Partners -- ¡Hola, Bébé!
This bilingual class with books, rhymes, songs, and stories develops early literacy skills. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/13
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Magic Tree House Adventures: Night of the Ninjas
Take an imaginary journey with Jack and Annie as they unearth the past. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

Jun 22 (3 pm)               Dinosaurs Before Dark
Jun 24 (11 am)             Dinosaurs Before Dark
Jul 13 (3 pm)                Night of the Ninjas
Jul 15 (11 am & 2 pm)   Night of the Ninjas
Aug 17 (3 pm)              Dingoes at Dinnertime
Aug 19 (11 am)            Dingoes at Dinnertime

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

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

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Play Partners -- ¡Hola, Bébé!
This bilingual class with books, rhymes, songs, and stories develops early literacy skills. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Technology of Fashion (Part 1)
Come join us in this series of classes where fashion design and technology are woven together. This is a 3 part class series where you learn about the fashion industry from concept to delivery, the role of science, and how to use technology that creates selected outfits and original fashion design ideas.

Please bring fashion magazines or pictures of fashion you like, or bring PDF images on a thumbdrive. Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Part 1) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16, Wednesday, July 17
(Part 2) Monday, July 22; Tuesday, July 23, Wednesday, July 24

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Engineering: Technology and High Pressure Water Experiences (Session A)
Learn core engineering principles and apply them to high pressure water projects. Build and test your team's own project to document results. Don't miss out!

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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First Steps: Game Maker (Session A)
Come and learn about game design theory that features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games. Join others in the creation of games using a drag and drop interface. No programming required.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Picture Book Parade
Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Underground Explorers: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Discover what can be found underground through stories and activities. Ages 6 & up; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jul 8 & 9 - What's That Under My Feet?
Jul 15 & 16 - How Does Your Garden Grow?
Jul 22 & 23 - I Want My Mummy
Jul 29 & 30 - Get to the Root of It

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Arduino Makers
Students will be immersed in the Arduino philosophy of learning through tinkering, problem solving, and rapid prototyping. With brief introductions to simple programming and basic electronics, students will be able to pursue self-guided projects which may include a temperature sensor and alarm, infrared proximity sensor, or a motion sensing alarm. No programming experience necessary. Ages 11-18.

Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Hang Out and Interact! (Session C)
Come, hang out, and play video games with other youth. Don’t miss your opportunity to just "chill."

Ages 11-18. Please do not register for more than two sessions.

(Session C) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Programming in Mindstorm - Making LEGO Mindstorm Robots Move (Session A)
Develop programs to make team robots move and perform a variety of functions.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Magic Tree House Adventures: Night of the Ninjas
Take an imaginary journey with Jack and Annie as they unearth the past. Ages 6-10; 45 min. Register for each session separately.

Jun 22 (3 pm)               Dinosaurs Before Dark
Jun 24 (11 am)             Dinosaurs Before Dark
Jul 13 (3 pm)                Night of the Ninjas
Jul 15 (11 am & 2 pm)   Night of the Ninjas
Aug 17 (3 pm)              Dingoes at Dinnertime
Aug 19 (11 am)            Dingoes at Dinnertime

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
07/15/13
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dig Into Reading
For children ages 4-6 who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
07/15/13
2:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Knitting Klub
Join us and learn the basics of knitting and working with yarn. Already know how to knit? Bring a project and hang out! Materials provided or bring your own. Ages 8-12; 60 min. Parents welcome. REGISTRATION IS NOW REQUIRED. Each session must be registered for separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/15/13
3:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Blood Pressure Screening
Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 1st & 3rd Mondays; 3:30 - 5:30 pm. A Well & Wise event.

No registration required.
07/15/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Epidemic: Infectious Diseases (Session A)
Learn about infectious diseases, how they are spread, and how disease detectives work to find and stop their spread using medical technology and nanotechnology. Participate in mock disease outbreaks around the globe to learn to identify and handle some of the most dangerous diseases, select the right medical or nanotechnology methods, and develop a communication pack to let others know. Being an Infectious Disease Detective has never been more fun!

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Andrino Robotic (Session A)
Learn how to code and assemble robotic projects while learning about the basics of electronics, computer programming, and input/output hardware components. Create basic robots, door locks that only open to a secret door knock, or musical instruments made from small lasers.

Ages 11-18. Please only register for one session.

(Session A) Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; Wednesday, July 17

HiTech is supported in part by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
07/15/13
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Knitting Klub
Join us and learn the basics of knitting and working with yarn. Already know how to knit? Bring a project and hang out! Materials provided or bring your own. Ages 8-12; 60 min. Parent welcome. REGISTRATION IS NOW REQUIRED. Please register for each session separately.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
07/15/13
6:30 PM
Central 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.
07/15/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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The Amazing Quiet Zombie Apocalypse Race
A deadly strain of Zombie Hiccups strikes the library. To escape, race through timed clues to each checkpoint. But scavenge quietly, or the zombies will find you! If you miss a checkpoint or make noise, you become a zombie and get confined to the CDC quarantine. Survivors win prizes and snacks. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
07/15/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood 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.
07/15/13
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.
07/15/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Ask a Master Gardener
Discuss gardening questions and concerns. Mondays, 7 - 8:30 pm. April through September. University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Master Gardeners.

No registration required.
 

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