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Date Event Description
02/13/14
10:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Thursday Tech Talk
Drop in to talk with HCLS instructors about specialized online research tools, the Internet, HCLS catalog, and other tech tools. 2nd Thursdays; 10 - 11 am.

No registration required.
02/13/14
10:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Pins and Needles
Bring the projects you'd love to finish! All stitchers welcome.

No registration required.
02/13/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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Valentine's Day Fun
Loveable stories and a craft about St. Valentine's Day. Ages 2 & up; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners -- Mother Goose Time
Books, rhymes, and songs are used to develop early literacy skills in a fun and enjoyable class. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Four-week series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
02/13/14
10:15 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Stories, activities, fingerplays, and songs. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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Play Partners - Mother Goose Time
Books, rhymes, and songs are used to develop early literacy skills in a fun and enjoyable class. Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Four-week series.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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Valentine's Day Fun
Loveable stories and a craft about St. Valentine's Day. Ages 2 & up; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
11:30 AM
Miller Branch

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3, 2, Fun!
Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min. Stories, activities, fingerplays, and songs. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
1:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Puppet Fun 101
Use your imagination to create a puppet and learn how to bring it to life. Ages 7-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Crafternoon
Drop in and make some fun crafts. All ages. Allow 30 min, 2 - 4 pm.

No registration required.
02/13/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Inkblot Art!
Draw on water, create drop ink art, and stretch your imagination in this class based on the book Inkblot: Drip, Splat, and Squish Your Way to Creativity by Margaret Peot. Learn ink blot techniques and how to discover patterns and images in smears of chaotic color. Art smocks or aprons recommended. Ages 9 - 11; 45 min.

No registration required.
02/13/14
3:00 PM
Central Branch

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Winter Backyard Science: Birds in Your Backyard
Become a citizen scientist! Learn about winter birds and how to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. Families; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7880.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
3:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Puppet Fun 101
Use your imagination to create a puppet and learn how to bring it to life. Ages 7-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
02/13/14
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.
02/13/14
4:30 PM
Glenwood Branch

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6, 5, 4, Stories Galore
For children ages 4-6 who are ready for an independent class. 30 min. Multi-week series. Class includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
02/13/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Tween Sprouts: Enchanted Garden Club
Discover the joys of gardening. Learn gardening basics and be prepared to get your hands dirty while growing healthy habits. Ages 9-11; 90 min. Registration and signed release form required for each session.

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Dec 5   Naturally beautiful crafts
Jan 9   Ch - Ch - Ch - Chia!
Feb 13  Container garden decorating

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.
02/13/14
6:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Family Movies
Films the entire family can enjoy. Free popcorn and drinks. All ages. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.

Dec 12 (6:30 pm) - The Polar Express (G)
Dec 26 (2 pm) - Monsters University (G) Ho. Co. schools closed
Jan 9 (6:30 pm) - The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 1977 (G)
Feb 13 (6:30 pm) - Lady and the Tramp (G)

No registration required.
02/13/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Make Money Selling on eBay
Learn best practices for selecting, photographing, listing, and shipping items on eBay. Bring your smartphone or laptop for hands-on instruction.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7800.
02/13/14
7:00 PM
Central 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.
02/13/14
7:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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ELK Starters
Discuss fun, fast-paced stories for young readers, designed to inspire reading. Ages 7-8; 60 min. Refreshments.

Dec 12 - Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo
Jan 9 - The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
Feb 13 - How Oliver Olson Changed the World by Claudia Mills

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5085.
02/13/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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LEGO® Wars
150 pieces and 45 minutes - can you build the best LEGO® structure? Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
02/13/14
7:30 PM
Central Branch

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English Conversation Class
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Thursdays; 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Project Literacy Resource Center.

No registration required.

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