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Practice Digital SAT Exam

10:00am - 1:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott/ Patapsco/ Avalon Rooms
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 14-18 | Registration Required Preparing for the new digital SAT format?  Take a practice Digital SAT exam at Miller, facilitated by C2 Education Center.  YOU SHOULD BRING: A charged laptop/Chromebook*  A charger...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

All Together Now (all ages with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type:

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

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All Together Now (all ages) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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.   ...
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OUTDOOR All Together Now (families)

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Patio Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type:

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

Event Details:
Outdoor classes may be cancelled or moved indoors without notice due to unfavorable weather, air quality, or ground conditions at the class site. We recommend bringing a bottle of water with you to the class. ...
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All Together Now ( All Ages) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

Event Details:
Tickets required. Tickets will be given out 15 minutes prior to class. ...
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:
Ages 0-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Seguido de un tiempo de juego. ...
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Play Partners [infant-23 months with adult] TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:00pm
Glenwood Branch
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Glenwood Other Location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Master Gardeners provide direct assistance to home gardeners by hosting Ask A Master Gardener plant clinics from April through September. At the Ask A Master Gardener clinics, Master Gardener Gardeners will look at samples of ailing plants to make a ...
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Ask a Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Lobby (Elkridge)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Ask Maryland Master Gardeners questions and receive useful tips and practical advice. ...
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Ask A Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Compost Demonstration

10:30am - 12:30pm
Savage Branch
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Lobby (Savage)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Master Gardeners discuss and demonstrate composting on a drop-in basis. Free bins provided to Howard County residents. In partnership with the Howard County Master Gardeners. ...
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Compost Demonstration

10:30am - 12:30pm
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Lobby (Elkridge)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Master Gardeners and Recycling Coordinators discuss and demonstrate composting on a drop-in basis, teaching about: Composting kitchen scraps and yard trimmings in your backyard or using the Feed the Green Bin (for Howard County residents only) ...
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Other Location
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community Events, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
The Howard County Muslim Council is offering a free food giveaway from 11am - 1pm, or until supplies run out, in the parking lot of the Elkridge Branch of the Howard County Library System.  ...
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How to Make a DIY Cat Tree

11:00am - 1:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn the basic carpentry techniques and design skills to build your own cat tree. We will discuss the new and re-purposed materials that can be used. Participants will also learn through demonstration and participation about the tools they can borro...
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

All Together Now (all ages with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type:

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

All Together Now (all ages) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Central Branch
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

Event Details:
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Seed Bombs (4-10 years, 4 & 5 with adult) RG

11:30am - 12:15pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
4-10 years, 4 and 5 years with adult; 45 min. Registration required. Earth Day is on it's way; celebrate by creating seed bombs using air dry clay and Maryland flower seeds. At home, throw in a suitable landscape to grow flowers to benefit bees an...
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Biz Kidz Academy: Fun Social Skills for Success (ages 8-10) RG

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 8-10. Registration required. Join Biz Kidz Academy for a Fun Social Skills for Success Workshop that provides students with creative, interactive, and engaging ways to cope with everyday life. Workshop participants wi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Movie Magic Cosmetics

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Movie Magic cosmetics Dive into the world of special effects, through the view of a Makeup Artist! Students will learn the history and science behind the film industry’s own movie magic. Learn about the chemicals that are found in the cosmetics ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:
Learn the basics of composting. Composting reduces pressure on our landfills and recycles organic waste material into helpful soil supplements for gardens, container plants, and lawns. Free compost bins will be available to Howard County residen...
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Enchanted Garden Earth Day Celebration

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
All ages.  Allow 30 min. Celebrate Earth Day by exploring stations throughout the Enchanted Garden.  Fun and learning for all ages!   This session is part of HCLS' Earth Day Celebration series. Please click here fo...
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Plant Dissection (ages 6-9) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 6-9. 45 minutes. Ticket required. Come learn all about the parts of plants in this fun science class.  Learn about the importance of flowers in the ecosystem. Dissect different flowers and see if you can identify the different structures...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tabletop Gaming Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of dice-rolling, card-slapping, and strategic thinking as we host a tabletop gaming extravaganza at the Savage Branch! This is the time to create your first D&D character, start a new campaign, or bring your favorite tabl...
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Make a Plant Press (6-11 years, parents/caregivers welcome) RG

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
6-11 years, parents/caregivers welcome; 45 min. Registration required. Earth Day is on it's way; celebrate by creating a simple plant press. Learn about different flowers you will see this spring and the best way to collect and preserve them. ...
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Learn the story of the amazing families living in a garbage dump and how their children became known as the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay. Listen to them in concert, then make your own instruments out of recycled materials. ...

Windows & Mirrors: Teen Book Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Program Type: Book Clubs, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-14. Read and discuss books with diverse viewpoints that tackle tough issues, such as finding and establishing identity. Reading the book is encouraged, but not required. Food provided. Join us for Bagels & Books. Registrat...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Teacher Appreciation Clipboards with the Cricut

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get schooled in all the crafting possibilities of the Cricut. Using vinyl and transfer tape, create a custom clipboard just in time for teacher appreciation week. All materials are provided. Registration Required.  ...