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This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Digital Design Lab (In-Person)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Graphic design and digital art guidance provided as you work on your own digital art using a variety of software and equipment. Taught by a HiTech instructor.  Drop-in. Grades 6-12.  This class is an IN-PERSON class at the Central B...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Photography (In-Person)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how the digital cameras are engineered to utilize part of the electromagnetic spectrum we call visible light!  In this HiTech class, we will learn how lenses, sensors, and shutters operate in each type of camera. Obtain hands-on experie...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

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

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, STEM / 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 stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...and make friendships a...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

A/V Lab (In-Person)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
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 "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Digital Illustration (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how to create illustrations using free software you can use from home!  Use the various tools in this free app to design, draw, and color your own dynamic illustration. Taught by a HiTech instructor. Sessions are once a week on Thurs...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners Storybook Friends (ages 2-5 with adult) TK

11:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 minutes. A story and craft to enjoy with your child. Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Brain Fitness (Online)

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Receive fun and interactive activities that challenge thinking and help you stay mentally active through email. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation. You will receive an email at noon with ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Friday Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create games, animations, websites, and more with code! No prior knowledge of coding or programing required. Make friends and build your knowledge at an easy pace. Attend any number of sessions.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, Language, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Revisit favorite online classes and develop school readiness skills through interactive early learning activities. This week we join Ms. Donna for Preschool Parade as she explores all our favorite learning games.   This class has been p...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Fast or Slow...Chemistry Makes It Go! (ages 7 & up) RG

11:30am - 12:30pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 7 & up (7-8 year olds must be accompanied by an adult); 60 min. Registration required. National Chemistry Week.  Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on expe...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning.  The main body of Glenwood remains closed for renovation but the Pindell Room is open for classes. Come to the...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Vector Art (Online

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get hands-on experience working in Vectr (vectr.com), a web-based computer illustration application!  Gain an understanding of vector illustrations and how they are used in digital media in this HiTech class. Create your own emoji icon usin...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

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

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, STEM / 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 stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...and make friendships at ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Makerspace Mondays

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Like to tinker? Create? Hang out with friends? Join us every Monday night and enjoy exploring tech, games, and art through hands-on STEAM activities. New challenges every week. A leaderboard showcases your amazing accomplishments.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Little Learners (ages 3-5 with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness), STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult. 45 minutes. Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. Children will use their curiosity to explore, question, and investigate simple science concepts.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Digital Illustration (In-Person)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how to create illustrations using an iPad Pro and the drawing app, Sketchbook!  Use the various tools in this free app to design, draw, and color your own dynamic illustration. Taught by a HiTech instructor.  This class is ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Digital Design Lab (In-Person)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Graphic design and digital art guidance provided as you work on your own digital art using a variety of software and equipment. Taught by a HiTech instructor.  Drop-in. Grades 6-12.  This class is an IN-PERSON class at the Central B...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Photography (In-Person)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how the digital cameras are engineered to utilize part of the electromagnetic spectrum we call visible light!  In this HiTech class, we will learn how lenses, sensors, and shutters operate in each type of camera. Obtain hands-on experie...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

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

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, STEM / 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 stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...and make friendships a...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Builder's Club (5 + / Family) TK

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Playing, planning and building with construction kits, cardboard and more! For children and adults to enjoy together. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

A/V Lab (In-Person)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
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 "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Digital Illustration (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how to create illustrations using free software you can use from home!  Use the various tools in this free app to design, draw, and color your own dynamic illustration. Taught by a HiTech instructor. Sessions are once a week on Thurs...