Upcoming Events

Age Group
Program Type

Primary tabs

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

American English Pronunciation

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: 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. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Career Exploration for Vision Technician - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in working as a Vision Technician in an ophthalmologist’s office.  The participants will learn about the work setting, responsibilities, potential e...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Intermediate Korean (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
Prerequisite: Korean for Beginners. Registration required. Ages 18+. Continue learning Korean in this 12-week class taught by Saea Oh, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and is certified in TESOL (Teaching English to Spea...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Levels 1, 2 or 3 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.  It is suitable for English language learners in low beginning, high beginning and low intermediat...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Reading & Speaking - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners. Practice your speaking skills in a supportive environment. Students read a short story each week and discuss it in class. Plenty of opportunities provided to practice both speaking ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

English for Civic Awareness- Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for adult English language learners. Improve your English reading skills, vocabulary and grammar by using a wide range of civics-related subject matter including US education, healthcare, history&n...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Speaking & Listening - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for adult English language learners. Practice speaking skills in a supportive environment. Students read one short story each week and discuss it in class. Plenty of opportunities provided to practice both speaking and lis...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

German Conversation Club (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
  Improve your ability to communicate and interact in German in a fun and casual setting. Meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month.  Register with an email to receive a link to join the online class. This email will also ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in working as real estate agents in Maryland.  The participants will improve their English language skills and learn about the work settings, respon...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Parent Conversation Class - Adult (Online)

10:30am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for adult English language learners.  Parents of children aged ten and younger may bring their children to class as they gain a better understanding of informal spoken English and increase their knowled...
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 19+ (Adults)" group.

English Conversation Class-Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Cuentos En Pijamas (all ages/todas las edades) TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Language, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Families; 30 minutes. Bilingual stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome. Cuentos bilingües y música antes de ir a dormir. Pijamas, ositos de peluche y cobijas son bienvenidos.  Ticket required. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Korean for Beginners (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn Korean in this 12-week class, taught by Saea Oh, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and is certified in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Learn the Korean alphabet, culture, food, and basic Korean expression...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in working as a licensed childcare provider.  The participants will improve their English language skills and learn about the work settings, responsibili...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Levels 1, 2 or 3 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.  It is suitable for English language learners in low beginning, high beginning and low intermediat...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Improve your spoken English with this class. The class will focus on listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on everyday pronunciation, intonation and stress, as well as uniq...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

English For Community Participation - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for English language learners. Improve your English reading skills, vocabulary and grammar by using a wide range of civics-related subject matter including government, community, emergency services, and naturalization p...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Reading, Writing & Grammar - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for English language learners. It focuses on essential English grammar and on the basics of writing for work and personal communication. Each class session will focus on one or two concepts of grammar and allo...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

U.S. Citizenship - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in taking the U.S. citizenship exam.  It will give students a strong foundation in all questions that could be asked on the American Government portion of the...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

American English Pronunciation

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: 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. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Career Exploration for Vision Technician - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in working as a Vision Technician in an ophthalmologist’s office.  The participants will learn about the work setting, responsibilities, potential e...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...