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Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Hockley Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:
Ages 0-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Seguido de un tiempo de juego. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

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

11:15am - 11:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Early Learning
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.  Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities.  Free tickets will be available at the childre...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Little Learners, (Ages 3-5 with Adult), TK

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 3- 5 with adult. 30 min Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. Tickets required. Tickets issued 15 minutes before the beginning of class. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Space

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
After school supervised safe-space for middle and high school students. Socialize with peers, do homework, or enjoy optional games, crafts, and other activities. Healthy snacks provided while supplies last. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Meetup

3:30pm - 5:30pm
East Columbia Branch
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
A  hang out for teens to connect, play games and create. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Game On!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, 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...

Crazy 8’s: Math Club for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Kindergarten- 2nd grade. 45 minutes - 1 hour. Registration required. Crazy 8's is a nationwide math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week kids get to build cool stuff, play fun games, solve mysterious puzzles, or make music...a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Connect 2.0 - Papermaking Lab part 2

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Health & Wellness, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 11-18  | Drop in*, but you may register for a reminder.    Teen Connect 2.0!  Based on you're feedback, we've redesigned Teen Connect! It will only be on Mondays and Thursdays on full school days from 6-7 pm. Eac...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

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:

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: Early Learning

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class an in-person class designed for intermediate English language learners who wish to improve their English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.  The class meets in HCLS Central Branch. You'll receive an email invitation...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Pajama Time (all ages with adult) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type:

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 "Adults" group.

Creating with Coffee Grounds

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Savage Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, DIY & Makerspace, Gardening & Nature, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Make a body scrub using coffee grounds and other common household items and learn about different ways to re-purpose used coffee grounds to reduce landfill waste. All materials provided. All skill and ability levels welcome. We will use coffee ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Glenwood D&D Club (Ages 12+)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a casual D&D game, open to all experience levels, beginners welcome! Missed the first meeting? No problem--this D&D club is designed for flexibility! Ages 12+. ...

Lego Engineering Challenge (ages 9-12) RG

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 9-12. Registration required. Calling all LEGO™ bricks fans! Receive your challenges for the day and work individually or in groups to create and engineer designs with LEGO™ blocks. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Mondays: Bristlebots

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Engineer a mini, artistic robot with household materials. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Korean for Beginners

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn 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 Speakers of Other Languages). Learn the Korean alphabet, culture, food, and basic Korean expression...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
These classes are for adult English language learners from beginning to low intermediate levels. The classes meet twice a week on Mon. & Wed., 7-9pm.  If you're new to this program, you will receive an email invitation to attend an orientati...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Digital SAT RESULTS and Information ONLINE

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career, Business & Finance, College & Trade Schools, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
ONLINE CLASS | Registration required to receive the Zoom link.  Ages 14-18 & their grownups. Students who took the Practice Digital SAT exam on April 20th & anyone interested in more information about the new Digital SAT.  Stu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Everyday English Conversation-Adult (In-person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult ESOL, Culture & Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is an in-person, drop-in class for adult English language learners.  Practice English conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events. The class meets in the HCLS Centra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading, Writing & Grammar - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Registration Required
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 "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:

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:
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