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Date Event Description
02/11/14
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.
02/11/14
10:15 AM
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.
02/11/14
10:15 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Winter 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.
02/11/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
02/11/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
02/11/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
02/11/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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

No registration required.
02/11/14
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.
02/11/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
02/11/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
02/11/14
11:30 AM
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.
02/11/14
11:30 AM
East Columbia Branch

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Winter 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.
02/11/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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

No registration required.
02/11/14
12:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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ELKs Excellent Reads
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

Dec 10 - Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg
Jan 14 - For One More Day by Mitch Albom
Feb 11 - The Known World by Edward P. Jones

No registration required.
02/11/14
1:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Blood Pressure Screening
Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital. Well & Wise event. 2nd Tuesdays, 1-3 pm.

No registration required.
02/11/14
2:00 PM
Miller 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.
02/11/14
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.
02/11/14
3:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
02/11/14
4:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Readers' Circle
Drop-in after school to discuss books you love. Ages 8 & up; 30 - 45 min.

No registration required.
02/11/14
4:30 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board at your branch to recommend books, music, and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Service learning hours available for some projects. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
02/11/14
6:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Civil and Family Law Self-Help Center
Howard County Library System partners with the Howard County Circuit Court to meet the needs of self-represented litigants in Howard County. Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients. 6 - 8 pm. Contact Circuit Court Law Librarian Sandy Brewer at 410.313.2135 with questions.

Family Law Assistance Program: Attorneys provide free legal assistance for income-eligible walk-in clients on matters such as divorce, separation, custody, child support, alimony, and name change.

Civil Law Center: Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4

Family Law Assistance Program: Dec 10 & 17, Jan 14 & 28, Feb 11 & 18

No registration required.
02/11/14
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. 2nd Tuesdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
02/11/14
6:45 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Knit 'N Chat Teen Knitting Group
Beginners and experts welcome! Spend time with other teen knitters and learn to make cool items. Supplies provided. Ages 11-17.

No registration required.
02/11/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Eclectic Evenings
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.
Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

No registration required.
02/11/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Everything Book Club
Choose and discuss books from a wide variety of genres and an even wider (and crazier) variety of topics. Ages 11-15.

Dec 10 - Hawkeye [Vol. 1], My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction
Jan 14 - Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Feb 11 - Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks

No registration required.
02/11/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dudes on Books
A gentlemanly discussion of literature. Women welcome, too.

Dec 10 - Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
Jan 14 - Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Feb 11 - Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

No registration required.
 

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