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Date Event Description
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
10:15 AM
Central 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; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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What's the Sense?: The Five Senses
Explore the five senses and how we use them. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
11:30 AM
Central 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; 30 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/23/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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What's the Sense?: The Five Senses
Explore the five senses and how we use them. Ages 3-5; 30 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/23/13
1:30 PM
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. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Inspiring Illustrators
Learn how pictures tell and enhance stories, by reading and discussing the works of selected illustrators. Then apply form, color, texture, and imagination to create an art project. Ages 6 & up; 60 min. Register for each session separately.

Sep 23 - Ezra Jack Keats
Oct 21 - Yuyi Morales
Nov 18 - Paul Goble

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia 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.
09/23/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Graphic Novels 101
Are you interested in creating a great manga or graphic novel from start to finish? This hands-on workshop includes character design, story planning, page layouts, and dynamic drawings. If possible, bring basic drawing materials and a favorite manga or graphic novel to the first session. Ages 13-17.

Sep 23 & 30, Oct 21 & 28, Nov 4

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
09/23/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Level Up!
We challenge you to stretch your reading habits by sampling multiple genres and subjects. Gain XP (experience points) by participating in class discussions and hands-on activities. At the end of each three-book session, XP can be traded for prizes. Ages 11-17.

Sep 23 - Payback Time by Carl Deuker
Oct 28 - Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Nov 25 - Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
09/23/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Meet the Author: Brian Boyle
Brian Boyle spent two months in a medically-induced coma after suffering a near fatal car accident at the age of 18. In Iron Heart: the True Story of How I Came Back From the Dead, he recounts how he finished the Hawaii Ironman race in 2007, just three years after being in the intensive care unit. It was one of the greatest sports comebacks ever. The book has been featured on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, NBC's Today Show, and ESPN. The American Red Cross has twice named Brian Boyle as Spokesperson of the Year.

In partnership with the American Red Cross. Red Cross Bloodmobile: 2 - 8:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
09/23/13
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.
09/23/13
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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