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.

Baby's Play Date (infant-23 months)

10:00am - 11:00am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Abacus Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

Allow 20 min.

Play with our toys, read a board book, and visit with others.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Just For Me (3-6 years) TK

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

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-6; 30 min.

For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.

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

Move and Groove (all ages with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages; 30 min.

Come experience the joys of music and movement. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners [infant-23 months 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

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.

Play Partners (Ages 0- 23 Months) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
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 given out 15 minutes prior to class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Just For Me (3-6 years) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:
Event Details:

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-6; 30 min.

For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.

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

Move and Groove (all ages with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages; 30 min.

Come experience the joys of music and movement. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners [infant-23 months 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

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mini Golf in the Stacks (ages 9 & up)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Teen Area (CEN)
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

 

Ages 9 & up. Drop in.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mindful Making- Cyanotype Prints

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace
Required
Event Details:

*Please note the earlier time for this class: 5-6pm.*

Slow down with us at Mindful Making, a class where we focus on process over product and discover the meditative benefits of simple acts of creation. 

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

Laser Cut Bubble Wands (Ages 11+)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Required
Event Details:

Explore how to use the laser cutter/engraver in the Glenwood Makerspace.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 7-10. 45 min. Ticket required.

Math can be fun! Develop problem-solving skills and strategies as we explore different math topics.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class-Adult (In-Person)

6:30pm - 8:30pm
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.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Culture & Language, Early Learning, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Event Details:

All ages with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas bilingues. Seguido de un tiempo de juego. Join us for bilingual stories, songs and rhymes. Followed by a playtime.

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

Pajama Time (all ages) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's 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.

Event Details:

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

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

The English Conversation Club (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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Advanced Anime Association

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Savage Branch
Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Required
Event Details:

Because anime & manga aren’t just for kids… join us at the Advanced Anime Association. A safe space to geek out about anime, manga, and all things related with like-minded people who are of a similar advanced age.