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ESL Level 1 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 language learners in low beginning level.  The class meets twice a week o...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 2 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
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 language learners in high beginning level.  This class meets twice a week...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 3 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
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 language learners in low intermediate levels.  This class meets twice a week o...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
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 18+ (Adults)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
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 "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Reading, Writing & Grammar - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 83
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 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

HCLS Trivia: Tuesday (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 18+ (Adults)" group.

SNAP: Cooking 5 Ways; Canned Tomatoes

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Food Service, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Join us for a 30-minute lesson from the kitchen for healthy ideas on what to do with canned tomatoes with Howard County's SNAP Ed's educator, Razan Sahuri.  The following topics will be covered in the upcoming series on 2nd Tues...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Black-eyed Susan Picture Book Club (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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Grades K-3.  Registration required. 60 minutes. Listen to and discuss picture book nominees for Maryland’s children's choice award, in preparation for spring voting.     ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Networking or Not Working (Online)

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Business & Finance, College & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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Age 18+ Searching for employment or exploring a career change? Wondering how to market your experience? Jayne Kaiser, employment professional, will guide you in your job search using various networking methods to include an overview of t...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Eclectic Evenings (ONLINE)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Read and discuss a wide array of fiction and nonfiction titles. 2nd Tuesdays, 7-8pm Join for an online discussion of the following title: February 9: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Please register with an email address to r...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 4 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
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 language learners in high intermediate level.  This class meets twice a week on Tue. &...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 5 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
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 language learners in low advanced level.  This class meets twice a week on Tue. & Thur...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 6 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 language learners in high advanced level.  This class meets twice a week on Tu...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

U.S. Citizenship - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Details:
This class is for people who applied for their citizenship before 12/1/20.  It will give students a strong foundation in all questions that could be asked on the American Government portion of the civics exam. It&nb...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

American English Pronunciation

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
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 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a healthcare facility.  The participants will learn about the work setting, responsibilities, potential earning, and...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Preschool Parade (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool), Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100

PRESCHOOL PARADE

Ages 2-5.  5-20 min.   Develop school-readiness skills through language & literacy, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.

This class has been prerecorded. You will receive the link to the online class with confirmation of your registration.

This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Advisory Board (Online)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, 60 min. Recommend books music and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation with&nb...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Job Application Success (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: College & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Drop in for online assistance with job applications. Sessions begin with helpful job search tips, library resources and recommended internet sites. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation with a link...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Trivia! (online)

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
For Teens. Play HCLS trivia through 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. Every second Wednesday will be a LIVE! Kahoot on Zoom.  Plea...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

In Other Worlds (Online) - Movie Edition

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Zoom Workshop
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Welcome sci-fi enthusiasts and other intrepid readers! Discuss a wide-array of SciFi movies (2nd Wednesdays) and books (4th Wednesdays) Jan 13th: "Interstellar" Feb 10th: "What We Do In the Shadows" Please register with an email address t...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Read and discuss a wide array of mystery novels. 2nd Wednesdays; 7-8pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  January 13 - Before the Fall by Noah Hawley February 10 - The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 1 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 language learners in low beginning level.  The class meets twice a week o...