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Intermediate Korean (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
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 "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (in-person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections. March 15 - We Don't Know Ourselves: A personal history of modern Ireland by Fintan O'Toole April 19 - What an Owl Knows: The new scienc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections. March 15 - We Don't Know Ourselves: A personal history of modern Ireland by Fintan O'Toole April 19 - What an Owl Knows: The new s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

On The Same Page: Free Minds Poetry Feedback Event

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:
April is Second Chance Month:  Using poetry to connect incarcerated youth and adults with their communities What is On The Same Page? Free Minds members who are now home read and discuss their own poetry and those of members still i...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Grist Mill Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
The English Conversation Class (ECC) provides opportunities for adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening skills, increase fluency, improve pronunciation skills, and build confidence to think and speak English in a relaxed an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
These classes are for adult English language learners from beginning to low intermediate levels. The classes meet twice a week on Mon. & Wed., 7-9pm.  If you're new to this program, you will receive an email invitation to attend an orientati...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class (in-person)

7:45pm - 8:45pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Event Details:
Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group. Wednesdays, 7:45 - 8:45 pm ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Adult (In-Person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is an in-person class for beginning English language learners.  It focuses on learning vocabulary and developing listening and reading, speaking and writing skills.  It meets in the Tapestry Room in HCLS Central Branch. You'll rec...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pins and Needle Arts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace
Event Details:
Join other adults who knit, crochet, embroider, and sew, in an open forum for creating, conversing, sharing, and learning. This is a hybrid event, so if you would like to attend remotely via Zoom, contact pinsneedlearts@hclibrary.org. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This virtual 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 are provided to practice both spea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This virtual class is designed for adult English language learners who are interested in working as Certified Medical Assistants.  Participants learn about the work setting, responsibilities, potential earnings, and a pathway to advance in the field....
This event is in the "Children" group.

Just For Me (3-6 years) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:
Event Details:
JUST FOR ME Ages 3-6; 30 min. For children who are ready for an independent class that includes creative expression, listening comprehension, and early reading skills. Limited Attendance. Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes befo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners [infant-23 months with adult] TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3, 2, Fun (ages 2-3 with adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: , Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min. Ticket required. Preschoolers develop skills for talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing through stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.  Free ticket available at the children's desk 15 minutes b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (Ages 0- 23 Months) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets will be given out 15 minutes prior to class. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (Ages 0-23 Months), TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners [infant-23 months with adult] TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type:

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Noontime Books--IN PERSON

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us for an in person discussion of Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez, at 12PM on April 18, 2024 at the Central Branch. Registered customers should place a hold request on the title using their library card in order to receive a copy to re...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Classroom Ready (ages 3-5, RG)

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Central Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 years; 30 mins.  RG, Registration required.  Preschoolers start practicing going to class on their own.  They will learn to follow rules and routines, understand feelings, and talk about stories.  They may also learn a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Enchanted Garden
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 4-6, with adult.  45 min.  Registration required. Register once for all 3 sessions. Cultivate learning by working together on a garden project.  Make new friends and learn about the animal friends that help plants grow. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Light but not Fluffy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Read and discuss light-hearted books that will make us smile. The books will talk about love, hope, and grace. They will include humor, and perhaps some snark, to spice things up. It will be fun! Join us.  3rd Thursdays: 2 - 3 pm Join for ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo Social

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Miller Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
B-I-N-G-O! Get sociable and win prizes. Compete and converse with other bingo fans.  Games will be held on a rotating Thursday schedule at all branches, so please make note of the location for each date. Click the branch name below to registe...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Space

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
After school supervised safe-space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, do homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. Healthy snacks provided while supplies last. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Meetup

3:30pm - 5:30pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
A  hang out for teens to connect, play games and create. ...