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This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
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Dr. Patrick Chung, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland, explores the historical places and events that serve as the backdrop of Lisa See’s The Island of Sea Women. The title is the 2020 One Maryland One Book se...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Let's Vote (Online)

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
Learn the basics about voting and our US government - including who gets to vote, why it's important to vote, and how you and other kids can start voting...now!  Kindergarten - 2nd grade; 15 min. Registration required. **This class ha...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

The First Amendment

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
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Ages 11 - 17  Min 200 Learn why the First Amendment’s five rights and freedoms are so vital to democracy in the U.S. Through case studies, you weigh in on Supreme Court decisions in which these protections were challenged.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Let's Vote (Online)

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89
Event Details:
Learn the basics about voting and our US government - including who gets to vote, why it's important to vote, and how you and other kids can start voting...now!  3rd - 5th grade; 15 min. Registration required. **This class h...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 22 at 9am through EventBrite. Jon Meacham will talk about his new book, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope. Drawing on decades of wide-ranging...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Brown Lecture Series: Kenyatta Berry

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library.  FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 24 at 9am. Click here for more information.  Kenyatta Berry will be in conversation about her work and contri...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

National History Day Thesis Workshop (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), All Ages / Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Details:
A solid thesis is the foundation for any NHD project. Explore the theme Communication in History: The Key to Understanding, and discuss ways to evolve a topic into a working thesis, then into a blueprint for an argument that examines the significance...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

National History Day Thesis Workshop (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), All Ages / Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
A solid thesis is the foundation for any NHD project. Explore the theme Communication in History: The Key to Understanding, and discuss ways to evolve a topic into a working thesis, then into a blueprint for an argument that examines the significance...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Maximize Your History Day Research (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 500
Event Details:
Ages 11-17, with parents. 90 min.  Assigned a National History Day project? Our research experts have tips and tools for you. Meet history day judges and learn strategies to locate sources.  Please register with an em...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Voting - Democracy in Action (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 300
Event Details:
Join Dr. Richard Bell, professor of History at University of Maryland, and Linda Frascarella, Director of Education at League of Women Voters of Howard County for a timely and important conversation about the history of the fight for v...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

National History Day Thesis Workshop (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), All Ages / Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
A solid thesis is the foundation for any NHD project. Explore the theme Communication in History: The Key to Understanding, and discuss ways to evolve a topic into a working thesis, then into a blueprint for an argument that examines the significance...