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

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Go Figure
Explore early math concepts inspired by children's literature and everyday activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

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

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

HCLS Savage Branch Express (a temporary location during renovation)
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723
410.880.5975

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
10/15/13
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.
10/15/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Picture Book Parade
Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! Ages 2-5 (2 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
10/15/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Go Figure
Explore early math concepts inspired by children's literature and everyday activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

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

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All Together Now
Stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together. All ages; 30 min.

HCLS Savage Branch Express (a temporary location during renovation)
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723
410.880.5975

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
10/15/13
11:30 AM
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.
10/15/13
12:30 PM
Meet the Author: Siobhan Fallon
Siobhan Fallon presents You Know When the Men Are Gone, her award-winning debut collection of short stories about the families of Fort Hood, Texas during an Army brigade's deployment to Iraq. The New York Journal of Books called the collection, "the explosive sort of literary triumph that appears only every few years." Honors and awards include Best Book of 2011 by The San Francisco Chronicle, Self Magazine, Los Angeles Public Library, and Janet Maslin of The New York Times; a 2012 Indies Choice Honor Award; the Texas Institute of Letters Award for First Fiction; and the 2012 Pen Center USA Literary Award in Fiction.

Howard Community College, Smith Theatre
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
(443.518.1420)

In partnership with Howard Community College (HCC). Cosponsored by Friends of Howard County Library, HCC's Office of Student Life, and English and World Languages Division. Howard County Book Connection.
10/15/13
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/15/13
2:00 PM
Miller 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.
10/15/13
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.
10/15/13
3:45 PM
Central Branch

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Fall Into Science
A class exploring simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
10/15/13
6:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Babysitting 101 - *** CANCELLED ***
A University of Maryland Extension-Howard County 4-H instructor teaches child safety, first aid, and strategies to transition a child to bedtime. Participants receive a certificate. Ages 13 & up. Registration required. Must attend all three sessions. Well & Wise event.

*Registration is required. Register by calling 410.313.5577.
10/15/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Citizenship Test
Learn important details about the U.S. Citizenship Test. Proficiency in English is strongly recommended.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
10/15/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Tales of Lovecraft Middle School Love Crafts
Love the spooky new series Tales from Lovecraft Middle School by Charles Gilman? Discuss Professor Gargoyle and The Slither Sisters and make several crafts, including a painted stone that may come to life! Refreshments. Ages 11-17. Part of Teen Read Week.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
10/15/13
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Let's Knit Together
For beginners and experts alike, knit and crochet.

No registration required.
10/15/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Scaredy Squirrel & Friends
Celebrate Squirrel Awareness Month with stories and activities. Ages 5-8; 45 min. Ticket required.

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

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Meet the Author: Siobhan Fallon
Siobhan Fallon presents You Know When the Men Are Gone, her award-winning debut collection of short stories about the families of Fort Hood, Texas during an Army brigade's deployment to Iraq. The New York Journal of Books called the collection, "the explosive sort of literary triumph that appears only every few years." Honors and awards include Best Book of 2011 by The San Francisco Chronicle, Self Magazine, Los Angeles Public Library, and Janet Maslin of The New York Times; a 2012 Indies Choice Honor Award; the Texas Institute of Letters Award for First Fiction; and the 2012 Pen Center USA Literary Award in Fiction.

In partnership with Howard Community College (HCC). Cosponsored by Friends of Howard County Library, HCC's Office of Student Life, and English and World Languages Division. Howard County Book Connection.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
 

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