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
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 "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.

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
Required
Event Details:

For children entering Kindergarten this fall; 60 minutes. Registration required.

Stories and activities to help mark that all important first day.

Cosponsored by Friends & Foundation of HCLS.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning
Required

KINDERGARTEN, HERE WE COME!

For children entering Kindergarten in the fall. 45-60 mins.  Registration required.

Children entering kindergarten in the fall will have fun with stories and activities. They even get to board a real school bus! This class is cosponsored by Friends & Foundation of HCLS and Howard County Public School System. 

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.
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 "Children" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

Ages 4-10.  30 min.  Ticket required.

In celebration of the Summer Olympics, try exercising your brain and your muscles.  Work cooperatively to solve memory puzzles and get a workout with the parachute.

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:

Engineering is for everyone! Join us to explore a variety of building games at Central!

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

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 Game Day (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, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

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

Great family fun playing board games with family and friends. 

 

Tickets available at the desk 15 minutes prior to class. 

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 "Children" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

Ages 4-10.  30 min.  Ticket required.

In celebration of the Summer Olympics, try exercising your brain and your muscles.  Work cooperatively to solve memory puzzles and get a workout with the parachute.

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

LEGO™ Engineering Challenge (ages 9-12) RG

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

 

Ages 9-12. Registration required.

Calling all LEGO™ bricks fans! Receive your challenges for the day and work individually or in groups to create and engineer designs with LEGO™ blocks.

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

Money Mondays: Where's the Money? Scholarship Workshop (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Career, Business & Finance, College & Trade Schools, High School Diploma, Parents & Educators
Required
Event Details:

Geared toward high school juniors, and the grownups who love them, but all are welcome.  |  Must register for Zoom link  

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. 

 

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

Glenwood D&D Club (Ages 12+)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Required
Event Details:

Join us for a casual D&D game, open to all experience levels, beginners welcome! Missed the first meeting? No problem--this D&D club is designed for flexibility! Ages 12+.