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Intermediate Korean (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
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Seats Remaining: 1
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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 "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

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: 29
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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: 35
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 English language learners in high beginning level.  This class meets twic...
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: 36
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.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
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 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.

Baby Time @ Oakland Mills Online

9:00am - 9:30am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)
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Join Miss Chris, Children's Instructor, East Columbia Branch of the  Howard County Library System,  for bounces, rhymes, tickles and songs while interacting with your baby. This class is offered through the community organization Oakland...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.

Preschool Circle Time @ Oakland Mills Online

9:30am - 10:15am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)
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Join Chris Mancini, Children's Instructor, Howard County Library System, East Columbia Branch, for Preschool Circle Time! Preschool circle time will review preschool skills: calendar, numbers, letters, colors, songs and rhymes. Perfect for 2-5 yea...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Career Exploration for Vision Technician - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
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
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
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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 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.

Preschool Circle Time @ Oakland Mills Online

10:30am - 11:15am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)
Event Details:
Join Chris Mancini, Children's Instructor, Howard County Library System, East Columbia Branch, for Preschool Circle Time! Preschool circle time will review preschool skills: calendar, numbers, letters, colors, songs and rhymes. Perfect for 2-5 yea...
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; Rice

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online Branch
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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: 98
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Join us for a 30-minute lesson from the kitchen for healthy ideas on what to do with rice with Howard County's SNAP Ed's educator, Razan Sahuri.  The following topics will be covered in the upcoming series  on 2nd Tuesdays ...
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
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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: May 11: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Please register with an email address to receive an i...
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: 44
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
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
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Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in taking the U.S. citizenship exam.  It will give students a strong foundation in all questions that could be asked on the American Government portion of the...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

American English Pronunciation

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
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 "All Ages / Families" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, Gardening & Environment, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
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From Mountains to Sea: Maryland's Natural Areas Learn all about magic of Maryland! From the ancient peatlands in Western Maryland to globally rare serpentine savanna at Soldier’s Delight, Maryland is a small state with a lot to offer. Learn abou...
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
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
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 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Fun With Spanish @ Oakland Mills Online

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Trivia! (online)

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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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
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Zoom Workshop
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Welcome sci-fi enthusiasts and other intrepid readers! Discuss a wide-array of SciFi & Fantasy movies (2nd Wednesdays) and books (4th Wednesdays) May 12th: Lobster (Kanopy) Please register with an email address to receive an immedia...