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Walking with East Columbia Branch and 50+ Center

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Out Front (Walk way ECO) at East Columbia Branch
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
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 br

Open
Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Out Front (Walk way ECO)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration 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. If inclement weather, walking will take place i...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class-Adult (Online)

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events.  If you're new to this class, you'll receive an email invitati...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading & Vocabulary For English Language Learners - Adult (In-Person)

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy) at Central Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This is an in-person class designed for adult English language learners. Improve your reading level and English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your re

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is an in-person class designed for adult English language learners. Improve your reading level and English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills. Instruction focuses on reading speed, word patterns, voc...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Picture Book Parade (ages 2-5 with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Maxine White Warfield Room at Central Branch
Program Type:
Early Learning
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 2-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, an

Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities.  Free tickets will be available at the children'...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
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 acti

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Cuentos en Español y Tiempo de Juego (ages 0-5 con adulto) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Hockley Room at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Age Group:
Children
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.

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley 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 "Children" group.

Picture Book Parade (ages 2-5 with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:15am - 11:45am
Maxine White Warfield Room at Central Branch
Program Type:
Early Learning
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.  Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes,

Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 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.  Free tickets will be available at the childre...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:15am - 11:45am
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
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 acti

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

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

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Pindell Room at Glenwood Branch
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 3- 5 with adult. 30 min Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. Tickets required. Tickets issued 15 minutes before

Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 3- 5 with adult. 30 min Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. Tickets required. Tickets issued 15 minutes before the beginning of class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Strictly Historical Fiction

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellicott Room at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Love historical fiction? So do we! Join our discussion to step into the past and connect with characters living in times different than our own. Apr 15: The House of Eve by Sade

Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Love historical fiction? So do we! Join our discussion to step into the past and connect with characters living in times different than our own. Apr 15: The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson May 20: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus Jun 17:...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Space

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Studio B at Glenwood Branch
Program Type:
Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

After school supervised safe-space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, do homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. Healthy snacks pro

Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
After school supervised safe-space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, do homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. Healthy snacks provided while supplies last. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Meetup

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Walter Dean Myers Homework Room at East Columbia Branch
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

A  hang out for teens to connect, play games and create.

Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
A  hang out for teens to connect, play games and create. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Game On!

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
CEN Studio at Central Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

Ages 11-17. Drop-in. Are you ready to level up your gaming skills and have some fun? Whether you're a casual gamer or a hardcore fan, you'll find something to enjoy at this even

Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11-17. Drop-in. Are you ready to level up your gaming skills and have some fun? Whether you're a casual gamer or a hardcore fan, you'll find something to enjoy at this event. You'll get to play the latest and the greatest games and have a won...

Crazy 8’s: Math Club for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Event Details:

Kindergarten- 2nd grade. 45 minutes - 1 hour. Registration required. Crazy 8's is a nationwide math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week kids get to build c

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Kindergarten- 2nd grade. 45 minutes - 1 hour. Registration required. Crazy 8's is a nationwide math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week kids get to build cool stuff, play fun games, solve mysterious puzzles, or make music...a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
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, a

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. Free compost bins will be available to Howard County residen...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Connect 2.0 - Papermaking Lab part 1

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tech Lab (MIL) at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Health & Wellness, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Ages 11-18  | Drop in*, but you may register for a reminder.    Teen Connect 2.0!  Based on you're feedback, we've redesigned Teen Connect! It will only

Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Health & Wellness, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18  | Drop in*, but you may register for a reminder.    Teen Connect 2.0!  Based on you're feedback, we've redesigned Teen Connect! It will only be on Mondays and Thursdays on full school days from 6-7 pm. Eac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Record Your Own Podcast Promo

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Savage AV Studio at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Tech Skills or STEAM,
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Calling all aspiring hosts and producers! Create your own edited digital audio content and learn audio-editing skills using the equipment and software in the Savage Branch AV Lab.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM,
Registration Required
Event Details:
Calling all aspiring hosts and producers! Create your own edited digital audio content and learn audio-editing skills using the equipment and software in the Savage Branch AV Lab. All skill and ability levels welcome. Registration is optio...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Pajama Time [all ages] TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Miller Children's Classroom at Miller Branch
Program Type:
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

Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Children's Classroom at Central Branch
Program Type:
Early Learning
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 acti

Event Details:

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

Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central 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.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Language Learners - Adult (In-Person)

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy) at Central Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This class an in-person class designed for intermediate English language learners who wish to improve their English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.  The class

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class an in-person class designed for intermediate English language learners who wish to improve their English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.  The class meets in HCLS Central Branch. You'll receive an email invitation...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Pajama Time (all ages with adult) TK

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Age Group:
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

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: 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.

Beginning Graphic Novel Club (5-8 years) RG

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Albert Einstein Classroom at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Children,
Event Details:

Ages 5-8; 45 min. Registration required.  Pique your interest in word bubbles, interjections, and sequencing, while building vocabulary and reading comprehension. This club

Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 5-8; 45 min. Registration required.  Pique your interest in word bubbles, interjections, and sequencing, while building vocabulary and reading comprehension. This club introduces the beginning reader to a world of attention grabbing cont...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Asian American Literature Book Club (Online)

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adult Online Classroom at Online Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join our monthly discussion of Asian American literary titles.  Dec 18 2023 Banyan Moon by Thao Thai Jan 22 2024 The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff Feb 26 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join our monthly discussion of Asian American literary titles.  Dec 18 2023 Banyan Moon by Thao Thai Jan 22 2024 The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff Feb 26 2024 Last Tang Standing Lauren Ho Mar 18 2024 The Last Story of...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask A Master Gardener

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lobby (Miller) at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.   

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.    ...