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Date Event Description
12/18/13
All Day
East Columbia Branch

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Fairy Tale Week Scavenger Hunt
Where did all our favorite fairy tale characters go? Drop in during Fairy Tale Week for a scavenger hunt to find the hidden characters and win a prize. Clue sheets available at the Children's Research Desk. Ages 5-11.

No registration required.
12/18/13
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
12/18/13
10:15 AM
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. Part of Fairy Tales Week.

No registration required.
12/18/13
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

Location:
Savage Branch Express
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
12/18/13
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Time for Us
Stories, songs, and activities. Ages 18 - 36 months with adult; 30 min.

No registration required.
12/18/13
11:15 AM
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.

No registration required.
12/18/13
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

Location:
Savage Branch Express
8851 Gorman Road, Ste. 102
Laurel, MD 20723

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
12/18/13
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

No registration required.
12/18/13
1:00 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Book Club
Ideal for homeschool families. Discussions and activities about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Students must read the book before the session. Grades 4-6; 45 min. Eight-month series.

Dec 18 - The PS Brothers by Maribeth Boelts
Jan 15 - May B by Caroline Starr Rose and Looking for Me by Betsy R. Rosenthal
Feb 19 - The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan Long Shang

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
12/18/13
1:00 PM
Central Branch

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Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Club
Ideal for homeschool families. Listen to and discuss picture book nominees for Maryland's children's choice award, in preparation for spring voting. Grades K-3; 30 - 45 min. Eight-month series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
12/18/13
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.
12/18/13
4:00 PM
Savage Branch

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ChemFun 2: Absorb 38 Elements in 90 Minutes! (Session C)
Join us for a pilot class that takes the logical science of chemistry and makes it fun and memorable. Learn about elements on the Periodic Table, apply them to everyday life, and collaborate in groups to create a cool project. Registration required. Ages 11-18.

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

HiTech is funded in part by a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from The Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.880.5975.
12/18/13
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Book Bingo
Play Bingo featuring book characters, and maybe win a book! Ages 5 & up. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
12/18/13
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club, Jr
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 7-9; 30 min. Register for each session separately.
December selection is The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh. Copies will be available for checkout at the Central Children's Research Desk.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
12/18/13
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Nonfiction
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Dec 18 - Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
Jan 15 - Here's Looking at Euclid by Alex Bellos
Feb 19 - Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang

No registration required.
12/18/13
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Romance *** CANCELLED ***
*Dec 18 discussion is cancelled*

Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Dec 18 - Stand-in Groom by Suzanne Brockmann - CANCELLED
Jan 15 - Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood
Feb 19 - Crystal Cove by Lisa Kleypas
12/18/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Bas Bleu
Book discussion, 3rd Wednesdays; 7 - 8 pm.

Dec 18 - The World We Found by Thrity N. Umrigar
Jan 15 - The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
Feb 19 - The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent

No registration required.
12/18/13
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Science Club
Explore STEM concepts in this monthly class for science lovers. Ages 11-17. Register for each date separately.

Dec 18 - Catapults
Jan 22 - Cars
Feb 19 - Ferris Wheels

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
12/18/13
7:15 PM
Central Branch

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Classics Club
Discussions and activities about classic novels. Ages 9 & up; 45 min. Register for each session separately.
December selection is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Copies will be available for checkout at the Central Children's Research Desk.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
12/18/13
7:45 PM
Miller Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and understanding in a small group. Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45 pm.

No registration required.
 

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