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Date Event Description
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Sing Along
Celebrate the music of well-known children's musicians as you dance, play, and sing. Ages 2-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

Dec 20 - Sing a fairy tale
Jan 10 - Scarves
Feb 10 - Jim Gill

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/10/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
02/10/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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The World Around Me
A class exploring simple social simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/10/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge 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.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Sing Along
Celebrate the music of well-known children's musicians as you dance, play, and sing. Ages 2-5 with adult; 45 min. Ticket required.

Dec 20 - Sing a fairy tale
Jan 10 - Scarves
Feb 10 - Jim Gill

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/10/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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The World Around Me
A class exploring simple social simple social studies concepts inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/10/14
12:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Box Lunch
Book discussion, 2nd Mondays; 12 - 1 pm.

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

*Feb 10 discussion will meet in the branch instead of the 50+ Center.

No registration required.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
3:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Flavor of the Month
Enjoy all the great dialogue of a book club without the long-term commitment. Flavor of the Month discusses the hottest new books on the market today -- just read the book and bring your thoughts!

Feb 10 - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Customers may individually request books in advance. Titles are available in e-book formats; see hclibrary.org/ebooks.

No registration required.
02/10/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Standing Up to SAT's Math! (3-Day Class)
The SAT is the most widely used college admission exam. Take advantage of our 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. Grades 9-12 only. Graphing calculators are recommended. 3-Day class: Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 18. When you register, you will automatically be registered for all 3 days.

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.
02/10/14
6:30 PM
Central 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.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/10/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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The Contagious Intelligence Project
Get your geek on with this fun, interactive science series! Each session includes video clips, technology, hands-on experiments, and group activities. Ages 11-17. Register for each date separately.

Jan 13 - Energy
Feb 10 - Designs and Models

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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How to Borrow e-Books from HCLS (iPad)
Bring your iPad 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.
02/10/14
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.
02/10/14
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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