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
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

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
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.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

All Together Now (families) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children

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 "Everyone" group.

All Together Now ( All Ages) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners [infant-23 months with adult] TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Miller Branch
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
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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask A Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Outdoor Classroom
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Garden Tool Sharpening Demonstration

11:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to sharpen your garden tools using a file and stone. Master Gardener, Kent Phillips, will demonstrate tips and tricks to give your tools a sharp edge, perfect for pruning and other tasks around your yard. This workshop is limited to 16 p...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

HoCo Cyber Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Cyber security fundamentals relate to security, modern computers, and the Internet. Learn about real life code breakers and digital guardianship through fun hands-on activities and games.    ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It: Hand Sewn Cards

11:00am - 12:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Did you know that you can sew paper? It's fun and easy to create your own greeting cards with hand-stitched details for any occasion!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Create Your Own Comic

11:00am - 12:30pm
Savage Branch
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn the fundamentals of comic writing and design as you celebrate Free Comic Day! Use Procreate to design your own digital comic strip.  All skill and ability levels welcome.   Registration is optional.  Register if you wish...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Photography

11:00am - 12:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how the digital single lens reflex camera is engineered to utilize part of the electromagnetic spectrum we call visible light. Obtain hands on experience using a DSLR camera and learn numerous picture-taking techniques.  The library will p...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Ask an Expert Cyclist

11:00am - 1:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lobby (East Columbia)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Drop in and learn to fix a flat, raise a seat, adjust the brakes, or get answers to other basic cycling questions. Learn how and where to ride, cycling-related discounts, group rides and racing, commuting, and regular repair and maintenance. Bring yo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

All Together Now (all ages with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
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
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.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How (Not) To Talk To People

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Savage Branch
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:
Feeling anxiety or dread about discussing politics with coworkers, friends, or family members that hold different viewpoints than you?  Learn effective strategies for how to better engage with people across social, political, and ideological ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Black Fiction Book Club (in-person) East Columbia Branch

1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for the Black Fiction Book Club May 04 Chain Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation. Copies are available for pick-up at the East Columb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Pets on Wheels

1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Marvin Thomas Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Therapy dog(s) from Pets on Wheels will be at the East Columbia Branch for friendly visits with customers. Drop in - no registration required.  Pets on Wheels is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that brings friendly therapy pet visits t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Black Fiction Book Club (online)

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for the Black Fiction Book Club May 04 Chain Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation with a link to join the class/event.  This...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Teach

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn and discuss leadership, public speaking, and teaching skills. This monthly training is a requirement to volunteer as a Teens Teach assistant with Glenwood Branch HCLS classes and events. Earn volunteer hours for attending the meeting and assist...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 7+ and grade 2-12. 7-8 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Join a chemist from the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on activities exploring the chemistry of batteries and electricity.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Savage Ukes (8 & up, teens & adults welcome!) RG

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Savage Branch
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 8 & up, teens & adults welcome! 60 min. Registration required to reserve an ukulele for class use. Bring your ukulele, tuner, and desire to play!  Learn the basics and practice your favorite songs from our extensive play along l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Random Crafts of Kindness

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Participate in Random Crafts of Kindness! Learn to create something new, spend some relaxing time making art and crafting with your neighbors, and share your creations with other community members in random acts of kindness. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools, Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:
Exercise leadership by recommending additions to the teen collections, helping the community, and planning events in cooperation with an Elkridge Teen Instructor. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Glass Etching with Stencils and Cricut

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Need an easy, inexpensive, thoughtful gift idea?  Using the Cricut machine to create a stencil and then etch your design onto a glass vase in this make it/take it class.  Ages 18+ only. All materials will be provided.   ...