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Pajama Time [all ages] TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Early Learning

PAJAMA TIME

All ages with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

A class before bedtime. Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. Children may wear their pajamas and bring their loveys and blankets.   

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central 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.

Event Details:

Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 8-11; 30-45 min. Registration required. 

Dress for mess and revisit a craft favorite or stretch your skills and learn a new technique. In this session, paint with string.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask A Master Gardener

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Lobby (Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:

Find the answers to gardening questions by talking with a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener. Drop in; no registration required. 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft Works: Summer Wreath

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:

Let your creativity shine in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Join us every month to learn about different art media and explore new techniques.

This month, create your own Summer Wreath!

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Algebra I

9:00am - 10:00am
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Come on board. It’s your one-stop trip to higher-level math! In this course, we’ll be reviewing one-variable statistics and linear equations, inequalities, and systems.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Character Design

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the process behind designing your own characters and using illustration software.  Create the look of your character, its costumes, and props, and give it a unique personality!

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Math

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Enhance your math savvy to improve your SAT score! Relieve test anxiety by taking practice tests in a low-risk environment and gain full comprehension of what to expect on test day.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Carnival Engineering: Ten80

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Compete in the ultimate racing challenge! Working in teams, learn how mechanical systems operate by using a 1:10 scale electric radio-controlled car that can be set up in 4 million ways. Teams race their engines at the HiTech Carnival!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Catapult

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio A (Classroom)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Be catapulted into. The adventure of solving. Mechanical problems with a catapult. Learn not just basic engineering, but also mechanical engineering techniques.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Games of Chance & Probability

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Carl Sagan Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Are you taking pre-algebra or algebra 1 and need to learn about probability? Do it the fun way and get a head start with this probability and statistics class!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Movie Magic: Cosmetics

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Science Studio (Carver Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Dive into the world of special effects, through the view of a Makeup Artist! Students will learn the history and science behind the film industry’s own movie magic.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sea Perch

10:00am - 11:30am
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Dive into underwater robotics.   This summer stop by and participate in the 3 week Seaperch submersibles and marine science classes. SeaPerch is a remotely operated vehicle built by students to accomplish underwater competitions.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sports Science

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Deflategate and the ideal gas law? Bend it like Beckham? What is a knuckle ball? Learn about the physics behind your favorite sports with hands-on experiments.

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

Taught by a HiTech instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Technology of Fashion

10:00am - 11:30am
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the fashion industry from concept to delivery, the role of science, and how to use technology to create selected outfits and original fashion design ideas. Register once for all five sessions.

Taught by a HiTech Instructor.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Weird Science

10:00am - 11:30am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to become a mad scientist? Explore fun and exciting chemistry experiments using basic household chemicals. Engineer an assortment of mind-blowing matter to take home and spook your friends and family.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3, 2, Fun! [ages 2-3 with adult] TK

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

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

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

Event Details:


 

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
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:

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes that celebrate all of us, our differences, and similarities, including families with two moms or two dads.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Reading Adventures, (All Ages) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Event Details:

Summer-themed stories, songs, and activities for children and adults to enjoy together.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 18 mos - 3 years with Adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Ages 18 mos - 3 years with adult; 20 - 30 minutes.

Stories, songs and play time.

Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3, 2, Fun! [ages 2-3 with adult] TK

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

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

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

Event Details:


 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anatomy I

12:00pm - 1:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: ECO Studio B (Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Discover the gross anatomy of the human body and learn about three body systems that hold us together and help us function. We’ll cover the integumentary, skeletal, and muscular systems. 

Registration required. Grades 6-12.