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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Albert Einstein Classroom at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Age Group:
Children
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

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.

Time for Us [ages 18-35 months w/adult] TK

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:15am - 10:45am
Miller Children's Classroom at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Age Group:
Children
TIME FOR US:

Ages 18-35 months with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required. Toddlers gain coordination and control when using small and large muscles through stories, music, movement, fingerpl

Event Details:

   

Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:

TIME FOR US

Ages 18-35 months with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Toddlers gain coordination and control when using small and large muscles through stories, music, movement, fingerplays, rhyme, and playtime activities. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class. 
 

Event Details:
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This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B at East Columbia 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

Event Details:

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

Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
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.

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

Hatchlings: New Baby and Me

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Children's Classroom at Central Branch
Program Type:
Early Learning, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Infants birth-6 months with adult. 45-60 minutes. Registration required, one per household. Welcome home, baby! Hatchlings: New Baby and Me is an interactive four-week early lit

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Infants birth-6 months with adult. 45-60 minutes. Registration required, one per household. Welcome home, baby! Hatchlings: New Baby and Me is an interactive four-week early literacy class series for parents/caregivers with newborns from birth - 6...
This event is in the "Children" group.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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

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 "Adults" group.

Acrylic Painting Workshop w/ J. Scott

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:30pm
Studio A at Glenwood Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
This event is in the "Children" group.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Time for Us [ages 18-35 months w/adult] TK

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Miller Children's Classroom at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Age Group:
Children
TIME FOR US:

Ages 18-35 months with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required. Toddlers gain coordination and control when using small and large muscles through stories, music, movement, fingerpl

Event Details:

   

Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:

TIME FOR US

Ages 18-35 months with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Toddlers gain coordination and control when using small and large muscles through stories, music, movement, fingerplays, rhyme, and playtime activities. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class. 
 

Event Details:
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This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Makers: Palindromes (8-11 years) RG

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Albert Einstein Classroom at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 8-11; 60 min. Registration required. Celebrate Palindrome Day, April 20, 2024, with some recreational mathematics!  

Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 8-11; 60 min. Registration required. Celebrate Palindrome Day, April 20, 2024, with some recreational mathematics!   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Getty Museum series: Dutch Treat (online)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adult Online Classroom at Online Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Book Clubs, Community Events, History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Dutch Treat: Holland’s Golden Age of Painting  How did a country as small as Holland produce such an incredible number of artists? Rembrandt, van Ruisdael, de Hooch, and Ja

Open
Required
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Book Clubs, Community Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Event Details:
Dutch Treat: Holland’s Golden Age of Painting  How did a country as small as Holland produce such an incredible number of artists? Rembrandt, van Ruisdael, de Hooch, and Jan Steen, among others, have given us memorable works of mythology, fie...
This event is in the "Children" group.

All Together Now (All ages) TK

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B at East Columbia Branch
Program Type:
, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Children
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 ac

Event Details:

Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Seahorse Children's Classroom at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!,
Age Group:
Children
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.&n

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Space

Wednesday, April 17, 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 "Children" group.

On the Road to Kindergarten at Oakmont Village Apartments (ORK)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm
ORK at Mobile Branch
Program Type:
Community Events,
Age Group:
Children
On the Road to Kindergarten (ORK):

Children, infants to age 5, with parents & caregivers.  The library is coming to your neighborhood. It’s free! Help prepare your young children for kindergarten. 

Event Details:

3rd Wednesday of the month; 3:30 - 5:30 pm Apr 17 & May 15 Oakmont Village Apartments 11090 Resort Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043   Tercer miércoles; 3:30 - 5:

Library Branch: Mobile Branch
Room: ORK
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Events,

On the Road to Kindergarten (ORK)

Children, infants to age 5, with parents & caregivers. 

The library is coming to your neighborhood. It’s free! Help prepare your young children for kindergarten. 

  • Borrow books and other items like activity kits and toys. 

  • Learn about community resources. 

  • Use our free Wi-Fi. 

More information: hclibrary.org/ork 

 

¡La biblioteca llega a su vecindario! 

Niños, bebés hasta los 5 años con padres y cuidadores. 

  • Pida prestado libros y otros artículos. 

  • Pida prestado kits de actividades y juguetes. 

  • Obtenga más información sobre los recursos comunitarios. 

  • Utilice nuestro wi-fi gratuito. 

Más información: hclibrary.org/ork 

Event Details:
3rd Wednesday of the month; 3:30 - 5:30 pm Apr 17 & May 15 Oakmont Village Apartments 11090 Resort Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043   Tercer miércoles; 3:30 - 5:30 pm 17 de abril, 15 de mayo Oakmont Village Apartments 1109...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Meetup

Wednesday, April 17, 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.

DIY Motor/Electromagnet

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
DIY Design Studio at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
, Teens
Event Details:

Are you curious about electricity or how motors work? Do you want to know how you can make a magnet with just a wire, a nail, and a battery? Join us to tinker and find out how! Tau

Open
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you curious about electricity or how motors work? Do you want to know how you can make a magnet with just a wire, a nail, and a battery? Join us to tinker and find out how! Taught by a HiTech Instructor.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Video Gaming & Chill

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Elkridge Studio at Elkridge Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Culture & Language
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
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Culture & Language
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! Not into v...

Black-Eyed Susan Book Club: Chapter Books (grades 4-6 RG)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Children's Classroom at Central Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
,
Event Details:

Grades 4-6. 60 minutes. RG, registered. Discussions about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Eight-month series. Copies will be held for registered students at th

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 4-6. 60 minutes. RG, registered. Discussions about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Eight-month series. Copies will be held for registered students at the Central Branch Customer Service Desk. This event is part of a com...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Black-Eyed Susan Book Club: Picture Books (Grades K5-3)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Maxine White Warfield Room at Central Branch
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Children,
Event Details:

Students who are ages 5-9 and in grades Kindergarten-3rd. 60 minutes. RG, Registered. Discussions about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Eight-month s

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Students who are ages 5-9 and in grades Kindergarten-3rd. 60 minutes. RG, Registered. Discussions about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. Eight-month series. Copies will be held for registered students at the Central Bran...

Enchanted Garden Youth Corps Ages 9-13

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Avalon Room at Miller Branch
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Event Details:

Experience the different growing seasons in the garden. Learn how to seed, plant, harvest, and tend to vegetables and flowers.  Ages 9-13 4/17, 5/15, 6/26  5pm Pl

Open
Required
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Registration Required
Event Details:
Experience the different growing seasons in the garden. Learn how to seed, plant, harvest, and tend to vegetables and flowers.  Ages 9-13 4/17, 5/15, 6/26  5pm Please dress for outdoor activity.  WAIVER: To take part, a pare...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult AV Lab

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Savage AV Studio at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drop-in to use the equipment in the A/V Studio! Record and mix music or create and edit movies with the help of a HiTech Instructor. No registration required.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Drop-in to use the equipment in the A/V Studio! Record and mix music or create and edit movies with the help of a HiTech Instructor. No registration required. ...

Crazy 8’s: Math Club for 3rd - 5th Grade

Wednesday, April 17, 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:

3rd - 5th 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

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
3rd - 5th 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.....
This event is in the "Children" group.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albert Einstein Classroom at Savage Branch
Program Type:
Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Kindergarten- 2nd grade; 45-60 min. Registration required. Crazy 8's is a nationwide math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week kids get to build stuff, run

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Kindergarten- 2nd grade; 45-60 min. Registration required. Crazy 8's is a nationwide math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess, and make friendships at the same ti...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Public Speaking 101 for Teens, Session 3 of 3

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B at East Columbia Branch
Program Type:
College & Trade Schools
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Ages 14-18. Practice public speaking with Toastmasters International Member and Author Valarie R. Austin. This three-class series explores the fundamentals of good public speaki

Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College & Trade Schools
Event Details:
Ages 14-18. Practice public speaking with Toastmasters International Member and Author Valarie R. Austin. This three-class series explores the fundamentals of good public speaking skills. Through improvisational exercises, participants will apply ...