This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Cancelled

Hold for Hatchlings: Baby Beginnings with NMSG

10:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3, 2, Fun! [ages 2-3 with adult] TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
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This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3, 2, Fun! (Ages 2-3 with adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 18 mos - 3 years with Adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 18 mos - 3 years with adult; 20 - 30 minutes. Stories, songs and play time. Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
At 10:35 a.m., on December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made history in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, when they made the first powered, controlled flight of a heavier-than-air flying machine. From that brief 12 second flight, started a revolutio...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3, 2, Fun! [ages 2-3 with adult] TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

All By Myself (Ages 4-6) TK

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
For children who are ready for an independent class as they prepare to start school. This class introduces early learning skills such as listening, pre-reading, math, movement, and music.   Tickets required. Tickets issued 15 minutes befor...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning.  Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Senior Planet Lecture - Graphic Design Tools

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Miller Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Patapsco Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
HCLS is partnering with Senior Planet from AARP to help older adults use technology to learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends. Looking for a creative outlet? Try your hand at one or more free, user-friendly, web-base...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning.  Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Teen Space

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Homework Club
Event Details:
After school supervised safe space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, work on homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

The Meetup

3:45pm - 5:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Event Details:
A  hang out for teens to connect, play games and create. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Teen Time

3:45pm - 6:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Event Details:
Teen Time at HCLS East Columbia Branch is an initiative for neighborhood teens that enhances student academics in a fun, welcoming, after-school environment. For registration information, please contact Carmen Jessop 410-313-7717 ca...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Resin Crafts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Miller Branch
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to create something with resin  Learn about the chemistry behind crafting with resin. Taught by a HiTech Instructor. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11 - 18. Drop-in. Do you struggle with math homework or tests? Do you want to improve your math skills and confidence? If you answered yes, then this is the perfect class for you! "Tutoring Tuesdays: Math Made Easy!" is geared towards middle ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

ArtTech

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Students will have the opportunity to access technology such as iPads and Wacom tablets with design software like Autodesk SketchBook and Procreate to create digital work of art and express themselves creatively. Taught by a HiTech instructor. Drop-i...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Gaming Tuesdays

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Grist Mill Conference Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Get your game on at the library! Play Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, or a mix of all three!  ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Pequeños Lectores (Bilingual) (Ages 6-9) TK

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Language
Event Details:
Ages 6-9; 30 min. Ticket required. Únete a un tiempo Lectura en Español nivel Basico y diviértete con actividades relacionadas con el libro de la semana. Join us for Easy-to-Read Stories in Spanish, and have fun with activities related to the b...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Language
Event Details:
Ages 8-12; 30 min. Ticket required. Join us for an informal Spanish conversation and homework assistance time. We will practice basic phrases and vocabulary. *This class is designed for students with a basic understanding of Spanish up to a med...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Anime & Game Hangout

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Movies, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Event Details:
Ages: 11 - 18. Meet up with fellow fans and discuss your favorite series/games. We will be watching anime together, having game demos, making art/crafts, and exploring some Japanese language/cultural tie-ins. Drop-ins encouraged and welcomed! AG...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Event Details:
Were you permanently waitlisted for Taylor Swift Eras Tour tickets? Don’t worry, you can make and trade Swift-inspired friendship bracelets at our drop-in workshop! Trade bracelets with other fans at the workshop, or take your bracelets with you to t...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Painting from Observation w/ J. Scott

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class will focus on painting various "still life's" from observation. Participants will use acrylic paint, and learn skills for interpreting light and shadow, understanding perspective, and color theory. ...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Fun at Your Library (Families)

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
All ages. Allow 30 min. Explore hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages. These weekly activities develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and literacy skills. Each week offers a different set of activi...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Mah Jongg Meet Up

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Join us for friendly games of Mah Jongg with players of all levels of experience.  We have both American and Asian sets available! 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings: December 12 January 9 and 23 February 13 and 27 ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Teen Tinkering Tuesdays: Make & Take Cricut Color Changing Mugs

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Imagine, design & create! This teen only makerspace class allows teens to design their own Cricut stickers using heat- activated, color- changing vinyl for decorating a mug. Make for yourself or give as a gift for the holidays, either way this de...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Pajama Time (families) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PAJAMA TIME

All ages; 30 min.  Ticket required.

A class before bedtime. Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. Children may wear their pajamas and bring their loveys and blankets.   

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Eclectic Evenings Meeting (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Read and discuss a wide array of fiction and nonfiction titles. 2nd Tuesdays, 7-8 pm Join for a discussion of the following title: December 12: Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano (e-book | e-audio) Please register with an email addres...