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.

English Conversation Class-Adult (In-Person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult English Classes
Required
Event Details:

This is an in-person class for adult English Language Learners.  Practice English conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events. Please email prolit@hclibrary.org for mo

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 "Everyone" group.

Summer Reading Adventures, (All Ages) TK

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

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 18 mos - 3 years with Adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Ages 18 mos - 3 years with adult; 20 - 30 minutes.

Stories, songs and play time.

Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

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’s 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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hatchlings: New Baby and Me (Newborn-6 months with adult) RG

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type:
Required
Event Details:

Infants birth-6 months with adult. 45 minutes. Registration required, one per household. 

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.
Cancelled

Minecraft Madness

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Teens
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Cafe (Book Discussion Group)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join a lively, literary conversation in person!

Jun 18 (special date): Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger

Jul 30: Hello, Beautiful by Ann Napolitano

Aug 27: Varina by Charles Frazier

 

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.
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.

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.

STEM Fun: Exploration Stations (Families) TK

5:30pm - 6:15pm
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:

Families; allow 30 minutes. Ticket required.

Explore and engage in various STEM activities through self-guided stations.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Digital SAT RESULTS and Information ONLINE

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career, Business & Finance, College & Trade Schools, History & Genealogy, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

ONLINE CLASS | Registration required to receive the Zoom link. 

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 "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 "Adults" group.

Birds of Maryland: from Field to Forest and Ground Floor to Treetops

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Required
Event Details:

Enjoy lifelong birder Marty Brazeau's entertaining and informative high-definition film showing the ecology of Maryland birds, such as scarlet tanagers, orioles, and warblers.  Mr.

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

Magazine Bead Jewelry

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:

Enjoy a relaxing evening of crafting and learn how to create new beads from old magazine pages.