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Date Event Description
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
10:15 AM
Central Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
11:00 AM
Glenwood Branch

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Star Wars Science
Travel the Star Wars universe through experiments, crafts, and activities. Ages 6-8; 45 min.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
11:30 AM
Central Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
2:00 PM
Central Branch

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Try This at Home, Too!
Explore simple science, engineering, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Ages 6-11; 45 min. Ticket required.

Mondays & Tuesdays
Jun 23 & 24:   Tangrams
Jun 30 & Jul 1: Bubbles (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 7 & 8:        Food Science (using various food products)
Jul 14 & 15:     Crystals (using dish detergent and Borax)
Jul 21 & 22:     Weather
Jul 28 & 29:     Robots
Aug 4 & 5:       LEGO® Engineering
Aug 11 & 12:    Architecture (using marshmallows)

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
2:00 PM
East Columbia Branch

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Tricky Illusion Trivia
Test your knowledge of fun optical illusions. Ages 7-11; 30 - 45 min. Ticket required.

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
2:00 PM
Elkridge Branch

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Future Engineers of Ameria, Local Chapter 3.1415
Apply scientific, mathematical, and practical knowledge to design, build, and test various contraptions. Then use those machines to complete objectives in a collaborative, supportive, and creative peer environment. Ages 11-17.
Register for each class separately.

Jun 9  (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Create and race balloon rockets.
Jun 24 (Tue) 2 - 3 pm:  Build and launch solar Tetron balloons.
Jul  14 (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Construct and test marble slides.
Aug 11 (Mon) 7 - 8 pm:  Engineer a board game.

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5088.
06/24/14
2:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
4:00 PM
Glenwood Branch

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Fact Finders Book Club
Check out the non-fiction call numbers of the month, then discuss your selection and participate in a theme related activity. Ages 7-9; 45 min.

Jun 24 - Space: J 523.4 & J 629.4
Jul 15 - Ancient History: J 932 - J 938
Aug 5  - Biography: JB

*Registration is required. Register online or by calling 410.313.5579.
06/24/14
4:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

Jun 24: Weather

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
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.
06/24/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Book Buzz
A lively discussion of recommended books! Bring your favorites for summer to share with the group. HCLS instructors present titles from their adult summer reading list and other fun beach reads.

No registration required.
06/24/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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

Jun 24: Weather

*Limited space; tickets available at Children's Desk 15 minutes before class.
06/24/14
7:00 PM
Miller Branch

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Chess Club
Join us for informal chess play. All skill levels welcome. Ages 9-17.

No registration required.
06/24/14
7:00 PM
Savage Branch

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Pajama Party!
Stories and more just before bedtime. Pajamas, lovies, and blankets welcome. 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.
 

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