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

Community Athletic Program - HCPD

10:00am - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Marvin Thomas Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

Meet up with School Resource Officers over summer break to toss a football around, go fishing or even play some video games. All school aged children welcome.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music

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.

Time For Us (18 months-3 years with adult) TK

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

TIME FOR US

Ages 18 months-3 years with adult; 30 min.

Develop early learning skills through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.

Ticket required.

Tickets available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Team [ages 7-10] RG

10:15am - 11:00am
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.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
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.

Event Details:

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

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

Ages 3-5 with adult; 60 min. Registration Required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music

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.
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.

All Together Now (All ages) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM

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. Tickets available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Just for Me (ages 3-5) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-5; 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 will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class. 
 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Little Learners (Ages: 3-5 with Adult) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. 

Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Harry Potter Jeopardy (ages 10-13)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Required
Event Details:

Ages 10-13. Registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Portrait Painting using Water Mixable Oil Paint w/ J. Scott

6:00pm - 8:15pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Required
Event Details:

This painting class will teach participants about portraiture and how to work in oil paint. Participants will learn techniques on enlarging using a grid, composition, replicating light, under painting, brush selection, and more.

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 "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages. Allow 30 min.

Are you ready to level up your gaming skills and have some fun? Stop by and play different video games that are fun for the whole family!

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Event Details:

Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group.

Wednesdays, 7 - 8:30 pm

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Grist Mill Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

The English Conversation Class (ECC) provides opportunities for adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening skills, increase fluency, improve pronunciation skills, and build confidence to think and speak English in a relaxed