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Date Event Description
06/10/14
10:00 AM
Central Branch

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English Language Learners
Learn to read, write, and speak English for everyday life. Beginning level: Tuesdays; 10 am - 12 pm.

No registration required.
06/10/14
10:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
06/10/14
10:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
06/10/14
10:30 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Oscar's Grouchy Birthday
Celebrate the birthday of Sesame Street's favorite Grouch with stories, activities, refreshments, and a craft. Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
06/10/14
11:00 AM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Animals & Plants
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jun 10: Animals & plants

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/10/14
11:15 AM
Elkridge Branch

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

No registration required.
06/10/14
11:15 AM
Savage Branch

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

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

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.0760.
06/10/14
12:30 PM
Elkridge Branch

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

Jun 10 - Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

No registration required.
06/10/14
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: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. A Well & Wise event. Second Tuesdays; 1 - 3 pm.

No registration required.
06/10/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Wee Science: Animals & Plants
Learn about science through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Jun 10: Animals & plants

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/10/14
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. Ages 11-17. Mondays - Thursdays; 3 - 4 pm. (HCPSS school days only).

No registration required.
06/10/14
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.
06/10/14
4:30 PM
Miller Branch

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Fizz, Boom, Read: Light & Color
Learn about science through stories and activities. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jun 10: Light & color

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/10/14
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 - 8:00pm. 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
Jun 3, Jul 8, Aug 12

Family Law Assistance Program
Jun 10 & 17, Jul 15 & 22, Aug 19 & 26

No registration required.
06/10/14
6:30 PM
Central Branch

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The Employment Edge
Topics include job search tools, resume writing, interview skills, and professionalism on the job. 2nd Tuesdays; 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

No registration required.
06/10/14
7:00 PM
Central Branch

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Eclectic Evenings
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8:30 pm.

Jun 10 - 1984 by George Orwell

Jul 8 - The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Jul 15 - Watch the film and discuss. (6:30 - 8:30 pm)

Aug 12 - The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Aug 19 - Watch the film and discuss. (6:30 - 8:30 pm)

No registration required.
06/10/14
7:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Introduction To Portrait Drawing
Learn how to draw and paint portraits, realistic and stylized, with an emphasis on drawing from life, particularly the face. Discuss and explore various materials, techniques, and methods. If you prefer, bring basic drawing materials (pencils, eraser, sketchbook) and a favorite piece of artwork to the first class. Materials provided.

Four-week series; for all skill levels. Attend all sessions. Ages 13-17.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.7700.
06/10/14
7:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Let's Crochet And Knit
Beginners and experts alike, crochet one week, knit the next.

Crochet: Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 5

Knit: Jun 24, Jul 22, Aug 19

No registration required.
06/10/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Fizz, Boom, Read: Light & Color
Learn about science through stories and activities. Ages 6-9; 45 min. Ticket required.

Jun 10: Light & color

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/10/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Dudes on Books
Book discussion, 2nd Tuesdays; 7 - 8 pm. A gentlemanly description of literature. Women welcome, too.

Jun 10 - A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Jul 8 - The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Aug 12 - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré

No registration required.
 

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