This event is in the "Teens" group.

Algebra 1A

9:00am - 10:00am
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Come on board. It’s your one-stop trip to higher-level math! In this course, we’ll be reviewing one-variable statistics and linear equations, inequalities, and systems.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Algebra 2A

9:00am - 10:00am
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Prerequisite: This class is a review of Algebra 2; registrants must have already taken Algebra 2 in school.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Geometry

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Prerequisite: Students must have completed Algebra 1 in order to register for this class.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Math

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Enhance your math savvy to improve your SAT score!  Relieve test anxiety by taking practice tests in a low-risk environment and gain full comprehension of what to expect on test day.  Examine the types of problems that are presented on t

This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Math

9:00am - 10:00am
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Enhance your math savvy to improve your SAT score!  Relieve test anxiety by taking practice tests in a low-risk environment and gain full comprehension of what to expect on test day.  Examine the types of problems that are presented on t

This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEM Leadership: Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, & AI

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Visualize your future in a STEM career! During the first week, develop education goals, and plan for college and beyond.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Walking with East Columbia Branch and 50+ Center

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Out Front (Walk way ECO)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Event Details:

Walking is a great way to get some activity into your routine.  Lets get up and walk together. Come and walk around East Columbia Library. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

After Effects

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Use Adobe After Effects to create custom animations for your videos.  Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in using Adobe After Effects tools and features, including keyframing, masking, and working with layers.   &

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Engineering: Skee Ball

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

Engineer a Skee Ball Game for the HiTech Carnival!  Build this classic carnival game from scratch using Arduino micro-controllers, sensors and software to keep score of your game. Highest score wins!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Engineering: Ten80

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Compete in the ultimate racing challenge! Working in teams, learn how mechanical systems operate by using a 1:10 scale electric radio-controlled car that can be set up in 4 million ways. Teams race their engines at the HiTech Carnival!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Exploring Computer Language through Humanoid Robots

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

Learn the structure and design of artificial intelligence. Explore the concepts needed to program a human-to-robot interactive conversation and investigate recent technological advances like the Amazon Echo.

Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Hovercraft

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

If it's not a boat, plane, or car, then what is it? It's a hovercraft! Learn about how these vehicles defy gravity as you collaborate with other students to build a life-size, functional hovercraft.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

HTML Web Design

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn the basics of HTML elements and User Interface (UI) design through Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marine Biology

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

The students will do a deep dive into some of the marine environments they see often but know little about.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Science of Colors & Tie-Dye

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Explore the use of color and tie-dye techniques in this fun class.  Students will tie-dye drawstrings bags, pencil cases, and fabric that will be part of a larger project for the Carnival.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Technology of Fashion

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn about the fashion industry from concept to delivery, the role of science, and how to use technology to create selected outfits and original fashion design ideas

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Wonders of Chemical Reactions 2

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Prerequisite: Must have attended all sessions of Wonders of Chemical Reactions 1 in order to qualify for class.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Zoology

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Science Studio (Carver Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

This course will cover an overview of the topics in zoology, including cell biology, taxonomy, major vertebrate groups, physiology, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Activities related to the course material will be completed each day.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3, 2 Fun! (Ages 2-3 w/ Adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Gardening & Nature

LITTLE LEARNERS

Ages 3-5 years with adult; 45 mins.  Ticket required.

Children learn through play and exploring the world around them.  Stories and activities help with skills like getting along, talking and reading, moving and doing, math, science, and being creative. 

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

Event Details:

Today's theme is Sharks!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

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

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: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult. 45 minutes. Ticket required.

Discover the creativity of children's illustrators through stories and activities. Dress for mess; children will come into contact with tempera paint, clay, Play Doh, or oil pastels.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
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 "Everyone" group.

Movie Matinee, Home, PG, All Ages, TK

11:00am - 1:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Event Details:

When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3, 2 Fun! (Ages 2-3 w/ Adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

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

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: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Gardening & Nature

LITTLE LEARNERS

Ages 3-5 years with adult; 45 mins.  Ticket required.

Children learn through play and exploring the world around them.  Stories and activities help with skills like getting along, talking and reading, moving and doing, math, science, and being creative. 

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

Event Details:

Today's theme is Sharks!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

3D Printing with Pens

12:00pm - 1:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Are you interested in 3D printing? Use 3D printing pens and colorful filaments to create unique 3D designs! This is a great class to introduce students to the basics of 3D printing. 

Registration required. Grades 6-12.  

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Arduino

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Dive into the Arduino philosophy of learning through tinkering, problem solving, and rapid prototyping.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Hydroponics

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Want to know how to garden without soil? Learn about the structure of plants and explore various hydroponics technologies to grow food using less space and less water.

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Illustrator

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn how to create digital designs using Adobe Illustrator!

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This class is being held Mon - Fri, register once for all sessions.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Java

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Discover the basics of Java, a class-based, object-oriented language used to design applications. Learn data and expressions, using classes and objects, conditionals, and loops.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Origami Engineering

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Science Studio (Carver Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Get hands-on experience in the ancient art of paper folding! Students will see how origami can be used to create structures like solar panels, bridges, and packing materials.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Python

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn the basics of programming in Python! Create games, interactive programs, and anything else you want. Absolutely no experience required -- you'll learn how to program a basic game in the first class!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Zoology

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

This course will cover an overview of the topics in zoology, including cell biology, taxonomy, major vertebrate groups, physiology, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Activities related to the course material will be completed each day.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Engines & Mechanical Engineering

12:30pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Exploring the intricacies and design processes of model LEGO car engines using a mechanical engineering mindset.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

Register once for all sessions.

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
Program Type: Community Events, Health & Wellness
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 "Teens" group.

Basics of Programming - Hands on Lab w/Artie

1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Did you know that programming is a key component in many technologies used today? Robotics and automation are two of the areas that are at the forefront of technologies that require programming knowledge.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cosmology

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Do you watch The Big Bang Theory, but want to know more about the Big Bang? Study the origin and development of the universe, and learn how to identify stars, constellations, and planets in the night sky.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Electrical Engineering

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Lights On, Lights Off! Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you flip a light switch on the wall or press the ON button of a battery-powered fan in the summer?

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Paleontology

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

This course is an introduction to paleontology. Learn about a variety of fascinating fossils, how they are formed, and how they inform us about the Earth’s past. 

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Photography

1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Physics Olympics

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Explore physics in a new light! Discover various principles and laws of physics and test your knowledge through a variety of challenges and experiments.

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

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

Adventures at Central! Age: Family (TK)

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace
Event Details:

"Say It on a button!" - Button Maker Fun. Design your own button.

Drop in for hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Ages 11-18yrs |  *Register to secure your seat, register for each class separately.  Walk in students will be allowed as space allows  {Students are not required to attend

This event is in the "Children" group.

Make it Take It Monday (All Ages/Families) TK

2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All Ages/Families, allow 30 minutes. Ticket required. 

 

Paint! Create! Have fun painting bird houses and flower pots.  

 

Tickets available 15 minutes prior to class. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

A/V Lab

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Join us for access to the sound booth and other HiTech equipment to record and mix music or create movies.

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Biology

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Science Studio (Carver Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Join us to review basic biology concepts and design your own biology-related carnival games. Build and test the games to show off at the HiTech Carnival!

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Engineering: Strongman

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Engineer a Strongman Game for the HiTech Carnival!  Build this classic carnival game from scratch using Arduino micro-controllers, pressure sensors, and LED lights. Whoever can light up the most lights wins!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Engineering: Water Mister

2:30pm - 4:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Using the principles of engineering, help us keep our carnival cool this year by building the water mister arch! 

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

Register once for all sessions.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Design for Laser Cutting & Engraving

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Using a variety of software and techniques, design your own keepsakes that you can print using the Glowforge™ laser cutter and engraver in the Glenwood Makerspace!

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Cancelled

Engines & Mechanical Engineering

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Exploring the intricacies and design processes of model LEGO car engines using a mechanical engineering mindset.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Lego Mindstorms

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Exploring the intricacies and design processes of model LEGO car engines using a mechanical engineering mindset.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mousetrap Cars

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Design and build a champion mousetrap car! Explore physics and engineering concepts such as torque, energy, and inertia to maximize speed and distance -- all the way to the finish line!

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Robotic Arm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Come and learn how to program a robotic arm! You won't just program the arm to move and carry out simple tasks, but you will also program generative AI, enabling the robotic arm to grow smarter with each movement it makes.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Rocketry

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn the basics of space flight by working in teams to build and launch a gas-powered rocket.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

SeaPerch Robotics

2:30pm - 4:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
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 "Teens" group.

VacuumForm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Learn how to design and make objects by using a vacuum former.

Registration required. Grades 6-12. 

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This class is being held Mon - Fri, register once for all sessions.

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

Earthquake Engineering (ages 9-12)

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

 

Ages 9-12. Registration required.

Work in teams using STEM skills to build a structure capable of surviving an earthquake.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Expressive Arts Maker Camp: The Art of Calligraphy

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Ages 11-18yrs |  *Register to secure your seat, register for each class separately.  Walk in students will be allowed as space allows  {Students are not required to attend

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Expressive Arts Maker Camp: Hand Sewn Journals

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Ages 11-18yrs |  *Register to secure your seat, register for each class separately.  Walk in students will be allowed as space allows  {Students are not required to attend all 3 classes...but we hope you wi

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

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
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.

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

Pajama Time [all ages] TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Early Learning

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 "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central 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.

Event Details:

Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Arts & Crafts: Create Egg Carton Turtles (8-11 years) RG

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Required
Event Details:

Ages 8-11; 30-45 min. Registration required. 

Dress for mess and revisit a craft favorite or stretch your skills and learn a new technique. In this session, create egg carton turtles.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finding Your Dream Colleges (Online)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools
Required
Event Details:

There is a college for everyone, and thousands of colleges across the country. A Princeton Review expert helps you discover your dream college means by exploring options to help you find the best fit.

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

Family Trivia Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, History & Genealogy, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Required
Event Details:

Ages: All. Put your thinking caps on and test your wits with entertaining and educational trivia questions for all ages.

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

Pajama Time (all ages with adult) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone

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.

Ask A Master Gardener

7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.