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Date Event Description
09/10/13
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.
09/10/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

Sep 10 - Brownie & Pearl
Sep 11 - Curious George
Sep 25 - Scaredy Squirrel
Nov 13 - (Greg Foley's) Bear

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/10/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Teddy Bear Picnic
Bring along your favorite stuffed animal to celebrate National Teddy Bear Day. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/10/13
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.
09/10/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Barnyard Bash
Stories and activities about farms and farming. Ages 2-4 (2 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
09/10/13
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.
09/10/13
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.
09/10/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

Sep 10 - Brownie & Pearl
Sep 11 - Curious George
Sep 25 - Scaredy Squirrel
Nov 13 - (Greg Foley's) Bear

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/10/13
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Teddy Bear Picnic
Bring along your favorite stuffed animal to celebrate National Teddy Bear Day. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/10/13
12:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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ELKs Excellent Reads
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

Sep 10 - One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus
Oct 8 - The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Nov 12 - You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon

No registration required.
09/10/13
1:00 PM
Elkridge 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. 2nd Tuedays; 1-3 pm. Well and Wise event.

No registration required.
09/10/13
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. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (schools in session days only). Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
09/10/13
3:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
09/10/13
4:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
09/10/13
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. 6 - 8 pm.

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.

Contact Circuit Court Law Librarian Sandy Brewer at 410.313.2135 with questions.

Civil Law Center: Sep 10, Oct 8, Nov 5

Family Law Assistance Program: Sep 17 & 24, Oct 22 & 29, Nov 12 & 19

No registration required.
09/10/13
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

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I'm Going to Be a Big Brother or Sister
Prepare for the arrival of a baby in this class for new siblings. Enjoy stories, activities, and bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to practice holding your baby. Resources for parents, too.

Families; 30 - 45 min. Ticket required. Well & Wise event. In partnership with Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/10/13
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.
09/10/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Eclectic Evenings
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Sep 10 - The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
Oct 8 - 18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
Nov 12 - The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt

No registration required.
09/10/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Rock the Science Fair
Need amazing ideas for a science fair project or just want to have fun with physics, rock to geology, or play ball with gravity? Explore and experiment with science, based on inspiring books from the HCLS collection. Ages 11-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
09/10/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dudes on Books
A gentlemanly discussion of literature. Women welcome, too. 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Sep 10 - Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
Oct 8 - Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
Nov 12 - Everyman by Philip Roth

No registration required.
 

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