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This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 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)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

Develop early learning skills through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.

This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 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)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

Develop early learning skills through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.

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 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.
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 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 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 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 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 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)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

Develop early learning skills through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.

This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 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)

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 with adult; 30 min.

Develop early learning skills through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.

Hand Bookbinding: Stab-Bound Books

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn techniques for making your own hand-bound books, pamphlets, and folios, using four different methods of stab binding from simple pamphlet stitch to decorative Japanese binding. Ages 18 and up.   ...
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 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 "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 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 3-5 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 19+ (Adults)" group.

Films That Connect Us (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:
  How do films shape and connect us? Join our film discussion series. Please watch monthly films prior to their actual discussion dates Sep 13th: The Wall  (Austrian movie by Julian Roman Pölsler featuring Martina Gedec...
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 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.  ...