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This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
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:  March 10 - Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman April 14 - Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Arche...
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: 29
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: 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
Registration
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.

Reading & Speaking - 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: 86
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners. Practice your speaking skills in a supportive environment. Students read a short story each week and discuss it in class. Plenty of opportunities provided to practice both speaking ...
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, Community & Culture, 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
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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 18+ (Adults)" group.

German Conversation Club (Online)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
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 ...
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. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate regist...
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: 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
Registration
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
Registration
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.

Intermediate Writing - 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: 47
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.

Developmental Writing - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
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.

Parent Conversation Class - Adult (Online)

10:30am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:
This class is designed 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 knowled...
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.

Brain Fitness (Online)

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Health & Wellness, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
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 every Friday ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Build an Author Website (Online)

10:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
  In this workshop, Meg Eden will discuss the importance and function of having an author website, and will walk through the basics of creating a website on Squarespace. We will also briefly discuss blogs and creating a free website thro...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Rainbow Reads for Kids (Online)

10:15am - 11:00am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool), Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Join Laci Radford, Children's Instructor & Research Specialist, in a safe space where we'll explore a beautiful rainbow of LQBTQIA+ picture books and the importance of representation in children's media. This presentation is part of the H...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Join Ash and Angie, Instructors & Research Specialists from Central Branch, as they promote LGBTQ+ book recommendations for adults. Titles will include fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. This presentation is part of the HoCo Ra...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Rainbow Reads (Online)

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Looking for some great books and comics featuring LGBTQIA+ main characters and/or written/illustrated by LGBTQIA+ creators? Join an awkward, nerdy "Bibrarian" for a quick rundown of some of this year's favorites plus some oldie-goldie classics, and f...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

English Conversation Class-Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events.    ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

English for Life & Work Advanced Level - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners at an advanced level.  Improve your English language skills for work and everyday life.   ...