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

Just For Me (3-6 years) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
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 "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" 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: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

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

Play Partners (Ages 0- 23 Months) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)

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 "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" 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: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

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 "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Teen Space

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Homework Club
Event Details:
After school supervised safe space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, work on homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Teen Connect; After-school Brain break!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11-18 | Walk in, no registration needed, space is limited.   TEEN CONNECT; After-school Brain Break is an inclusive, welcoming teen space for hanging out, meeting new people & having fun!  Each session will include vid...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

AV Lab

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Savage Branch
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:
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.

Teen Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for Glenwood's Teen Book Club to read and discuss alongside fellow teen bookworms! Book selection TBD. ...
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.

STEM Fun: Exploration Stations (Families) TK

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Families; allow 30 minutes. Ticket required. Explore and engage in various STEM activities through self-guided stations. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for English Language Learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics like small talk, common interests, life, work, and current events in a safe and supportive environment. The is an in-person class that meets in the...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Event Details:
Ages 8-10. 45 minutes. Ticket required. Work in teams to solve engineering challenges with Cubelets®. ...
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 adult English language learners. Improve your English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills. Instruction focuses on reading speed, word patterns, vocabulary, and reading comprehens...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is an in-person class designed for intermediate adult English language learners.  Learn English in a supportive environment to improve your reading, writing, speaking, listening and pronunciation skills. The class meets weekly&nbs...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Picture Book Parade (2-5 years with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PICTURE BOOK PARADE

Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min.

Tales, tunes, and tons of fun!

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class. ...
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 adult English language learners.  Parents of children aged ten and younger will gain a better understanding of informal spoken English and increase their knowledge of English vocabulary, especially as it...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Friday Coding Club

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create games, animations, websites, and more with code! No prior knowledge of coding or programming required. Make friends and build your knowledge at an easy pace. Attend any number of sessions.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

All Together Now (families) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

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

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class. ...
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.

HoCo Cyber Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: College & Career, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Cyber security fundamentals relate to security, modern computers, and the Internet. Learn about real life code breakers and digital guardianship through fun hands-on activities and games.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Walking with East Columbia Branch and 50+ Center

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Out Front (Walk way ECO)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Walking is a great way to get some activity into your routine.  Lets get up and walk together. Come and walk around East Columbia Library. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. If inclement weather, walking will take place i...
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.  If you're new to this class, you'll receive an email invitati...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is an in-person class designed for adult English language learners. Improve your reading level and English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills. Instruction focuses on reading speed, word patterns, voc...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Game On!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11-17. Drop-in. Are you ready to level up your gaming skills and have some fun? Whether you're a casual gamer or a hardcore fan, you'll find something to enjoy at this event. You'll get to play the latest and the greatest games and have a won...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Teen Connect; After-school Brain break!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11-18 | Walk in, no registration needed, space is limited.   TEEN CONNECT; After-school Brain Break is an inclusive, welcoming teen space for hanging out, meeting new people & having fun!  Each session will include vid...