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This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
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 "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
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 "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Compost Demonstration

10:00am - 12:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Outdoor Studio
Age Group: Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Master Gardeners discuss and demonstrate composting on a drop-in basis. Free bins provided to Howard County residents. In partnership with the Howard County Master Gardeners.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Lobby (Glenwood)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Ask Maryland Master Gardeners questions and receive useful tips and practical advice. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask A Master Gardener (In Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Workshop

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, allow 30 min.  Join an exploratory papermaking workshop to learn the basics of crafting homemade paper.    Monday: Learn the Basics  Tuesday: Spice it Up with color and other additives  ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
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 "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask A Master Gardener (In Person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Workshop

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, allow 30 min.  Join an exploratory papermaking workshop to learn the basics of crafting homemade paper.    Monday: Learn the Basics  Tuesday: Spice it Up with color and other additives  ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Workshop

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, allow 30 min.  Join an exploratory papermaking workshop to learn the basics of crafting homemade paper.    Monday: Learn the Basics  Tuesday: Spice it Up with color and other additives  ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Event Details:
Explore the different ecosystems in Maryland through art! This summer, each HCLS Branch hosts a different mural featuring one of six different ecosystems found within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. All murals are designed by HCLS Adult Art Curriculum ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Workshop

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, allow 30 min.  Join an exploratory papermaking workshop to learn the basics of crafting homemade paper.    Monday: Learn the Basics  Tuesday: Spice it Up with color and other additives  ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Event Details:
Weighing as much as a penny, Ruby-throated hummingbirds fly 500 miles to cross the Gulf of Mexico, warblers will fly 80 hours non-stop, and the ‘moonbird’ has flown a distance equivalent to flying to the moon. Learn of these amazing travels and what ...
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.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Chesapeake Bound

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Event Details:
All Ages, with Adult. Content geared for Grades 2-5. 45 min. Join the Howard County Conservancy for an informative outreach experience. Explore the impact humans have on animals and the environment and meet one of the Conservancy’s Diamondback Ter...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Lobby (Glenwood)
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, Gardening & Environment, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Explore the different ecosystems in Maryland through art! This summer, each HCLS Branch hosts a different mural featuring one of six different ecosystems found within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. All murals are designed by HCLS Adult Curriculum...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Lobby (Elkridge)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Ask Maryland Master Gardeners questions and receive useful tips and practical advice. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask A Master Gardener (In Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Compost Demonstration (In-Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
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 "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Community Art Project: Environmental Mural Painting

11:00am - 12:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Event Details:
Explore the different ecosystems in Maryland through art! This summer, each HCLS Branch hosts a different mural featuring one of six different ecosystems found within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. All murals are designed by HCLS Adult Art Curriculum ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Garden Apprentices (ages 9-11) TK

10:30am - 11:15am
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Work side by side with the gardener and help our Enchanted Garden grow. Learn the joys of gardening and help us with basic garden tasks.  Dress for outdoor activity. Ticket and release form required.  Tickets and forms will be available ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Community Art Project: Environmental Mural Painting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, Gardening & Environment, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Explore the different ecosystems in Maryland through art! This summer, each HCLS Branch hosts a different mural featuring one of six different ecosystems found within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. All murals are designed by HCLS Adult Curriculum...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask A Master Gardener (In Person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

10:30am - 12:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Lobby (Glenwood)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Ask Maryland Master Gardeners questions and receive useful tips and practical advice. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Ask A Master Gardener (In Person)

10:30am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required.    ...