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DIY Motor/Electromagnet

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
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 "Adults" group.

Adult AV Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
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

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
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

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Registration
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 "Children" group.

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

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: , Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min. Ticket required. Preschoolers develop skills for talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.  Free ticket available at the children's desk 15 minutes b...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 4-6, with adult.  45 min.  Registration required. Register once for all 3 sessions. Cultivate learning by working together on a garden project.  Make new friends and learn about the animal friends that help plants grow. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

AV Lab

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Teens
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. Grades 6-12.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

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

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Savage Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
3rd - 5th 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 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
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This event is in the "Children" group.

STEM Fun: Exploration Stations (Families) TK

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Families; allow 30 minutes. Ticket required. Explore and engage in various STEM activities through self-guided stations. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Powered Book Club [ages 7-9] RG

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 7-9.  45 minutes.  Registration required. Read Treemendous : diary of a not yet mighty oak by Bridget Heos (which can be picked up at the Miller Branch children's desk after registering) before the meeting. Join our d...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Learn Astronomy: Black Holes

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
What is a black hole? Can you get sucked in and lost forever? Find out and learn more about the astronomical phenomenon of black holes. Homeschoolers welcome. Younger siblings and parents invited to attend with teen participant.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Seed Bombs (4-10 years, 4 & 5 with adult) RG

11:30am - 12:15pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
4-10 years, 4 and 5 years with adult; 45 min. Registration required. Earth Day is on it's way; celebrate by creating seed bombs using air dry clay and Maryland flower seeds. At home, throw in a suitable landscape to grow flowers to benefit bees an...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Movie Magic Cosmetics

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Movie Magic cosmetics Dive into the world of special effects, through the view of a Makeup Artist! Students will learn the history and science behind the film industry’s own movie magic. Learn about the chemicals that are found in the cosmetics ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Enchanted Garden Earth Day Celebration

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
All ages.  Allow 30 min. Celebrate Earth Day by exploring stations throughout the Enchanted Garden.  Fun and learning for all ages!   This session is part of HCLS' Earth Day Celebration series. Please click here fo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Plant Dissection (ages 6-9) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 6-9. 45 minutes. Ticket required. Come learn all about the parts of plants in this fun science class.  Learn about the importance of flowers in the ecosystem. Dissect different flowers and see if you can identify the different structures...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
6-11 years, parents/caregivers welcome; 45 min. Registration required. Earth Day is on it's way; celebrate by creating a simple plant press. Learn about different flowers you will see this spring and the best way to collect and preserve them. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Learn the story of the amazing families living in a garbage dump and how their children became known as the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay. Listen to them in concert, then make your own instruments out of recycled materials. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Teacher Appreciation Clipboards with the Cricut

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get schooled in all the crafting possibilities of the Cricut. Using vinyl and transfer tape, create a custom clipboard just in time for teacher appreciation week. All materials are provided. Registration Required.  ...

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

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Connect 2.0 - Papermaking Lab part 2

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
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
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...

Lego Engineering Challenge (ages 9-12) RG

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 9-12. Registration required. Calling all LEGO™ bricks fans! Receive your challenges for the day and work individually or in groups to create and engineer designs with LEGO™ blocks. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Mondays: Bristlebots

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Engineer a mini, artistic robot with household materials. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Digital SAT RESULTS and Information ONLINE

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career, Business & Finance, College & Trade Schools, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
ONLINE CLASS | Registration required to receive the Zoom link.  Ages 14-18 & their grownups. Students who took the Practice Digital SAT exam on April 20th & anyone interested in more information about the new Digital SAT.  Stu...