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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
Registration
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.

Reading & Speaking - 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: 99
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners.  Practice your speaking skills in a supportive environment. Students read one short story each week and discuss it in class. Plenty of opportunities provided to practice both speaking and li...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Pins & Needle Arts (Online)

10:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts
Event Details:
Join other adults who knit, crochet, embroider, and sew in an open forum for creating, conversing, sharing, and learning. To register and receive links/instructions, email pinsneedlearts@hclibrary.org. ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

English For the Workplace

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: 93
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  It is a career centered class where students explore topics related to working in the US. This session will focus on workplace culture and will seek to improve students' workplace commun...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Speaking & Listening - 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: 90
Event Details:
This 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 provided to practice both speaking and lis...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Virtual ZOOmobile LIVE: Waddle & Wiggle (online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool), All Ages / Families
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 and family. 30 minutes. Registration required. Waddle & Wiggle Join The Maryland Zoo for a live, Virtual ZOOmobile Program!  During this 30-minute presentation, Zoo Educators will lead an interactive activity de...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

German Conversation Club (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Improve your ability to communicate and interact in German in a fun and casual setting. Meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month.  Register with an email to receive a link to join the online class. This email will also contain th...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Time Live! (Online)

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100

FAMILY TIME LIVE!

Ages 0-5, families.  20-30 min.  Interactive language and literacy-based activities to engage the whole family. 

Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation. You will receive the link to the online class in the confirmation email. If you prefer to call in by phone, please register for the class online and then email askhcls@hclibrary.org to request the dial-in information at least 1 business day in advance.

This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
The heroes in this acclaimed story collection are kids coming of age in a Baltimore that owes them better. They are studies of characters in crisis—delivered by a writer whose empathies illuminate the longings of teens and young adults forced to...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

HCLS Trivia Thursday! (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Play trivia through Kahoot! Categories and questions designed for ages 18+. Please email HCLS.trivia@hclibrary.org for the trivia details or if you have questions.  Every third Thursday will be a LIVE! Kahoot on Zoom. Please...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ESL Level 4 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
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
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 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.

Preparation For The New US Citizenship Test

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
This class focuses on the new citizenship exam for people who apply for their citizenship after 12/1/20.  It will give students a strong foundation in all questions that could be asked on the American Government portion of the new civics ex...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Parent Conversation Class - Adult (Online)

10:30am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Parents of children aged ten and younger may bring their children to class as they gain a better understanding of informal spoken English and increase their knowledge of Englis...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Brain Fitness! (Online)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Receive fun and interactive activities that challenge thinking and help you stay mentally active through email. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation. You will receive an email with the...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

LEGO™ Engineering Challenge (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Calling all LEGO™ blocks fans! Each week watch a brief video to receive new challenges, then create and engineer  designs with LEGO™ blocks. Register with an email address to receive a link to join the online class. Designed for a...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

STEAM Saturday (Online)

11:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ages 5-10. Registration required. 20 - 30 minutes. STEAM Saturday Explore topics in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us for fun, quick and easy activities and book suggestions that support lear...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), All Ages / Families
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ages 5-10 and family. 30 minutes. Registration required. Habitat Happenings Let's meet animals from 3 different habitats and talk about how they find their food, water, and shelter. Join The Maryland Zoo for a live, Virtual&nb...

Library Closed - Presidents' Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Central Branch, East Columbia Branch, Elkridge Branch, Glenwood Branch, Miller Branch, Savage Branch, Administrative Branch, Online Branch, Off Site
Description:
All branches will be closed on February 15, 2021 in honor of Presidents' Day ...
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 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
Registration
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
Registration
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...