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Tutoring Tuesdays: Math Made Easy!

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
CEN Studio at Central Branch
Program Type:
Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

Do you struggle with math homework or tests? Do you want to improve your math skills and confidence? If you answered yes, then this is the perfect class for you! "Tutoring Tuesdays

Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Do you struggle with math homework or tests? Do you want to improve your math skills and confidence? If you answered yes, then this is the perfect class for you! "Tutoring Tuesdays: Math Made Easy!" is geared towards middle school and high school stu...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Video Gaming & Chill

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Elkridge Studio at Elkridge Branch
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Challenge your friends -  and make new ones - to a round of Mario Kart or Smash Bros. Settle which of your favorite NBA players is truly the GOAT in NBA2k-24. Or check out som

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Challenge your friends -  and make new ones - to a round of Mario Kart or Smash Bros. Settle which of your favorite NBA players is truly the GOAT in NBA2k-24. Or check out some of our other great titles for Nintendo Switch and PS5! And if you...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pequeños Lectores (Bilingual) (Ages 6-9) TK

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs, Culture & Language
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 6-9; 30 min. Ticket required. Únete a un tiempo Lectura en Español nivel Basico y diviértete con actividades relacionadas con el libro de la semana. Join us for Easy-to-

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Culture & Language
Event Details:
Ages 6-9; 30 min. Ticket required. Únete a un tiempo Lectura en Español nivel Basico y diviértete con actividades relacionadas con el libro de la semana. Join us for Easy-to-Read Stories in Spanish, and have fun with activities related to the b...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sewing Machines for Teens: Cat Donut

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tech Lab (MIL) at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Ages 11-18  |  Ages 11-18  |  ** NOW A TICKETED CLASS. The FREE tickets will be given out 15 minutes before the class starts in The Center(where classes take pl

Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 11-18  |  Ages 11-18  |  ** NOW A TICKETED CLASS. The FREE tickets will be given out 15 minutes before the class starts in The Center(where classes take place),  All students must have a parent or guardian comp...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Friendly Stories (ages 3-5 w/adult) TK

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Belmont Room at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult. Ticket required. Only 12 spots available. Children of all abilities and their caregivers welcome at this supportive, judgment-free class that incl

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type:
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult. Ticket required. Only 12 spots available. Children of all abilities and their caregivers welcome at this supportive, judgment-free class that includes stories, music, and movement in a small group. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Spanish Conversation and Vocabulary (Bilingual) (Ages 8-12) TK

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Elkridge Studio at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 8-12; 30 min. Ticket required. Join us for an informal Spanish conversation and homework assistance time. We will practice basic phrases and vocabulary. *This class is d

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Culture & Language
Event Details:
Ages 8-12; 30 min. Ticket required. Join us for an informal Spanish conversation and homework assistance time. We will practice basic phrases and vocabulary. *This class is designed for students with a basic understanding of Spanish up to a med...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime & Game Hangout

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Savage Studio (Classroom) at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, , Tech Skills or STEAM,
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

Ages: 11 - 18. Meet up with fellow fans and discuss your favorite series/games. We will be watching anime together, having game demos, making art/crafts, and exploring some Japanes

Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, , Tech Skills or STEAM,
Event Details:
Ages: 11 - 18. Meet up with fellow fans and discuss your favorite series/games. We will be watching anime together, having game demos, making art/crafts, and exploring some Japanese language/cultural tie-ins. Drop-ins encouraged and welcomed! AG...

STEAM Team [ages 7-10] RG

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Avalon Room at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Event Details:

Ages 7-10.  45 min.  Registration required. Work together in small groups investigating hands on STEAM activities. Please register for each class separate

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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 7-10.  45 min.  Registration required. Work together in small groups investigating hands on STEAM activities. Please register for each class separately. Registration for this class begins Wednesday, April 10 @ 10a. ...

Healthier and Happier You (Ages 5-7 with adult) RG

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B at East Columbia Branch
Program Type:
Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 5-7 with an adult. Registration required.   Learn about your mental and physical health through hands-on activities and lessons. Explore your emotions, sensory sy

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Required
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 5-7 with an adult. Registration required.   Learn about your mental and physical health through hands-on activities and lessons. Explore your emotions, sensory systems, and coping strategies. Learn about the importance of nutri...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Fun at Your Library (Families)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, , Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

All ages. Allow 30 min. Explore hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages. These weekly activities develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and

Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, , Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
All ages. Allow 30 min. Explore hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages. These weekly activities develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and literacy skills. Each week offers a different set of activi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English For Beginning English Language Learners - Adult (In-Person)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy) at Central Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This is an in-person class for beginning adult English language learners. It meets weekly in HCLS Central Branch. You will receive an email invitation to attend an orientation

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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 for beginning adult English language learners. It meets weekly in HCLS Central Branch. You will receive an email invitation to attend an orientation. This orientation is required for all participants. Email prolit@hcli...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pajama Time (families) TK

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Albert Einstein Classroom at Savage Branch
Age Group:
Children
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: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children

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

Chess Club

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ellicott Room at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Age Group:
, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Looking to sharpen your chess skills?  Come drop in and challenge new opponents!  All skill levels and ages are welcome. Note: Children under the age of 10 must be acc

Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Looking to sharpen your chess skills?  Come drop in and challenge new opponents!  All skill levels and ages are welcome. Note: Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Talking: Pictures

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Maxine White Warfield Room at Central Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join other film lovers to discuss contemporary films, following the Columbia Film Society screenings.  We will be discussing Full Time. The movie will b

Open
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join other film lovers to discuss contemporary films, following the Columbia Film Society screenings.  We will be discussing Full Time. The movie will be available on DVD for checkout at the Central branch. Please view the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft Works: Blackout Poetry

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
CEN Studio at Central Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Let your creativity shine in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Join us every month to learn about different art media and explore new techniques. This month’s featured p

Open
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Let your creativity shine in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Join us every month to learn about different art media and explore new techniques. This month’s featured project is: Blackout Poetry! Complete a poem in honor of National Po...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Studio A at Glenwood Branch
Program Type:
Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Age Group:
, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Ages 11-18 & Adults; Drop-in, 90 min. Beginners welcome! Work on your stitching, knitting or crocheting projects while chatting and sharing ideas. Find inspiration as y

Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Event Details:
Ages 11-18 & Adults; Drop-in, 90 min. Beginners welcome! Work on your stitching, knitting or crocheting projects while chatting and sharing ideas. Find inspiration as you trade tips tricks and techniques with other crafting enthusiasts.&n...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sock Gnomes

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
DIY Design Studio at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy a relaxing evening of crafting and learn how to make decorative gnomes from socks and scrap fabric.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Enjoy a relaxing evening of crafting and learn how to make decorative gnomes from socks and scrap fabric. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intermediate ESL - Adult (Online)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

These classes are for adult English language learners at intermediate levels. The classes meet twice a week on Tue. & Thur., 7-9pm.  If you're new to this program, you wil

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Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
These classes are for adult English language learners at intermediate levels. The classes meet twice a week on Tue. & Thur., 7-9pm.  If you're new to this program, you will receive an email invitation to attend an orientation. This orientati...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading & Vocabulary For Intermediate to advanced English Language Learners - Adult (Online)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This class is designed for adult English language learners. Improve your English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills. Instruction focus

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for adult English language learners. Improve your English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills. Instruction focuses on reading speed, word patterns, vocabulary, and reading comprehens...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby's Play Date (infant-23 months)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:15am
Abacus Classroom at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!,
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Allow 20 min. Play with our toys, read a board book, and visit with others.

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 "Adults" group.

American English Pronunciation - Adult (Online)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This class is designed for English language learners. Improve your spoken English as we focus on listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on everyday pronunciation,

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners. Improve your spoken English as we focus on listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on everyday pronunciation, intonation, and stress, as well as unique American rhythms. You'll re...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Preparation for US Citizenship Exam - Adult (Online)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Program Type:
Culture & Language
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in taking the US citizenship exam. You'll receive an email invitation to attend an orientation first.&n

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in taking the US citizenship exam. You'll receive an email invitation to attend an orientation first.  This orientation is required for all participants. Email prolit@h...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 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.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music,
Age Group:
Children
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 liste

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