This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sea Perch

10:00am - 11:30am
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Dive into underwater robotics.   This summer stop by and participate in the 3 week Seaperch submersibles and marine science classes. SeaPerch is a remotely operated vehicle built by students to accomplish underwater competitions.

This event is in the "Children" 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: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

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:


 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein 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 "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Reading Adventures, (All Ages) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Event Details:

Summer-themed stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

eReader Lab

11:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Want to learn how to use the library‚Äôs e-book resources? We will show you how to use Libby, Cloud Library and Hoopla with a Q&A time. Bring your device and we will get you started using our e-book resources 

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" 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: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

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:


 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

HCPSS Summer Food Site - East Columbia

12:30pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: East Columbia Other Location
Age Group: Children, Teens
Event Details:

To continue meeting the growing need to feed hungry children and families and fill the nutritional gap over the summer months, the Howard County Public School System -HCPSS- continues its free summer meal program

This event is in the "Children" group.

All By Myself [ages 4-6] TK

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

ALL BY MYSELF

Ages 4-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

Preschoolers go to class on their own.  They will learn to follow rules and routines, understand feelings, and talk about stories.  They may also learn about shapes and numbers, use scissors, draw and write, make guesses about what is going to happen, learn about the world, and be creative. 

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

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer of STEAM: Camp Elkridge (ages 6-10) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 6-10; 45 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

*Tuesdays throughout the summer.

This event is in the "Children" group.

All By Myself [ages 4-6] TK

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning

ALL BY MYSELF

Ages 4-6; 30 min. Ticket required.

Preschoolers go to class on their own.  They will learn to follow rules and routines, understand feelings, and talk about stories.  They may also learn about shapes and numbers, use scissors, draw and write, make guesses about what is going to happen, learn about the world, and be creative. 

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

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Team [ages 7-10] RG

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Miller Branch
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Ages 7-10.  45 min.  Registration required. 

Work together in small groups investigating hands on STEAM activities.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Pajama Time (families) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type:

PAJAMA TIME

All ages with adult; 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spies, Lies, and Alibis Book Discussion Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Patapsco Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Required
Event Details:

We focus on spies, espionage, and world intrigue, alternating both classic and contemporary fiction and nonfiction, from the twentieth century and beyond.

Join us for discussion of the following titles:

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art in the Evening: Creative Clay

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Required
Event Details:

Join us every month to explore new artistic themes or media in a relaxed, welcoming environment.

Creative Clay: Enjoy a relaxing evening of sculpting and learn simple techniques for working with Air-Dry Clay.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Event Details:

Ages 11-18 & Adults; Drop-in, 90 min.