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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 "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Field Trip to Your Library! (Families) TK

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Families; 45 - 60 min. Ticket Required. Children under 5 must have an adult playing with them. Book Bingo with Prizes! Who's your favorite book character? Come find out if they will be a winning space on your bingo card! We'll play multipl...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Field Trip to Your Library! (Families) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Families; 45 - 60 min. Ticket Required. Children under 5 must have an adult playing with them. Book Bingo with Prizes! Who's your favorite book character? Come find out if they will be a winning space on your bingo card! We'll play multipl...
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.

Amazing Race: A Trip to Latin America

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott/ Patapsco/ Avalon Rooms
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Take a trip to Latin America with a variety of activities that will introduce you to the different LatinX/Hispanic cultures that contribute to the beautiful mosaic that is Howard County. This event will take place after the library's normal operat...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Paragraph Pals: The Infamous Ratsos (ages 6-9)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 6-9; 45-60 min. Registration required. For children transitioning from early readers to chapter books. After reading the title, join us for fun activities that include reading comprehension exercises and games. The Infamous Ratsos, by...
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 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and play trivia through email! Categories and fun for everyone. Please email HCLS.trivia@hclibrary.org for the trivia details or if you have questions. Please register with an email address to ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Just for Me (ages 3-5) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-5; 30 min.

For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.

 

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 "All Ages / Families" group.

HCLS 5-Star Showcase - free outdoor event!

2:00pm - 5:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Out Front (Walk way ECO)
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Food Service, Fun & Games!, Gardening & Environment, Racial Equity, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Registration is FREE and open to the public!  Saturday, October 2  2 - 5 pm  HCLS East Columbia Branch   (Free on-site and overflow parking at Cradlerock School)  Let’s m...
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 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

HCLS Trivia: Tuesday (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Play trivia through email! Categories and fun for everyone. Please email HCLS.trivia@hclibrary.org for the trivia details or if you have questions. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration conf...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Just for Me (ages 3-5) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-5; 30 min.

For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.

 

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.

Knot Just Knitters (Online)

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 11-18 & Adults; 90 min. All crafters welcome. Work on your stitching, knitting or crocheting projects while chatting and sharing ideas! Find inspiration as you trade tips tricks and techniques with other crafting enthusiasts! Please re...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
For Teens. Test your knowledge in our Hispanic Heritage Month themed Kahoot! Categories and questions designed for ages 13-17. The game starts at 4:30 pm. You will receive the Kahoot! link in an email by 4 pm. Please register with an email ad...
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 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 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 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

HCLS Trivia: Tuesday (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Play trivia through email! Categories and fun for everyone. Please email HCLS.trivia@hclibrary.org for the trivia details or if you have questions. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration conf...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Just for Me (ages 3-5) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-5; 30 min.

For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills.