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Date Event Description
12/09/13
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.
12/09/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ticket required.

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

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Healthy Kids
Explore simple health concepts inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Mondays, Dec 2 - 16. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
11:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Play Partners
Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Stories, baby games, and musical activities. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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Healthy Kids
Explore simple health concepts inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Mondays, Dec 2 - 16. Multi-week series. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Box Lunch
Book discussion, 2nd Mondays; 12 - 1 pm. (Meets at 50+ Center.)

Dec 9 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Jan 13 - The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
Feb 10 - Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

No registration required.
12/09/13
1:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/09/13
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. Refreshments. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm (school days only). Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
12/09/13
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Standing Up to SAT's Math!
The SAT is the most widely used college admission exam. Take advantage of our pilot SAT Math Prep course specifically designed to help students excel on the math portion of the test. Students will take an official practice exam to simulate the experience, learn test-taking strategies, and solve problems related to algebra, geometry, and probability. (3 day session) Grades 11-12 only. Graphing calculators are recommended.

Mon, Dec 2 (4-6pm)
Mon, Dec 9 (4-6pm)
Mon, Dec 16 (4-6pm)

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
12/09/13
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Using Javascript (Part 2)
Have fun learning the basics of JavaScript. You will create games and interactive websites. Absolutely no experience required. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

(Part 1) Dec 2, 4-6pm
(Part 2) Dec 9, 4-6pm

If you enroll in Part 1, you will automatically be enrolled in Part 2.

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from IMLS. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Writer's Group
Share your original writing with other aspiring authors for mutual support and feedback. 2nd Mondays; 7 - 9 pm.

No registration required.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Guilded Gifts
Bling plain wooden figures with paint, sequins, and sparkle, transforming them into ornaments, gifts, and works of art. Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Literary Explorers Club
Book discussion, 2nd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.

Dec 9 - You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Jan 13 - Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Feb 10 - Song Yet Sung by James McBride

No registration required.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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How to Borrow e-Books from HCLS (Android or Nook Tablet)
Bring your Android device or Nook tablet to learn how to browse, borrow, and download e-books from HCLS.

Click here for a full list of training dates.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Pajama Time
All ages; 30 min. Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome.

No registration required.
12/09/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Game Time
Meet and compete with friends. Refreshments. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
 

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