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This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Newbery Book Club (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Grades 4-6.  Registration required. 60 minutes. Read Newbery Medal winners, then participate in a virtual group discussion and activity.  Please note that It is the registrant's responsibility to request and read the book before each ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Books on Tap

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Join us as we discuss Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Black Fiction Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
  Join us for the Black Fiction Book Club, meeting on the 1st Saturday of the month. The March Selection is  Brother by David John Chariandy     Please register with an email address to receive an immediate r...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Paragraph Pals: Stealing the Sword (Online)

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
For children transitioning from early readers to chapter books. After reading the title, join us for fun activities that include reading comprehension exercises and games. Stealing the Sword, by Wendy Mass, is available in print or as an eboo...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Family Fun Bookclub @ Oakland Mills Online

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
  Family Fun Bookclub ages 6-9 with Adult Join Susan Miller (Children's Instructor, East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System) with your family for a book discussion and a fun activity celebrating the book you read. On the second ...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Black-eyed Susan Picture Book Club (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Grades K-3.  Registration required. 60 minutes. Listen to and discuss picture book nominees for Maryland’s children's choice award, in preparation for spring voting.     ...
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
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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: March 9: Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston Please register with an email address to receive a...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Author Works: Brandon Hobson & "The Removed" (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: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Details:
  Steeped in Cherokee myths and history, a novel about a fractured family reckoning with the tragic death of their son long ago—from National Book Award finalist Brandon Hobson “Brandon Hobson has given us a haunted work, full of voi...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

In Other Worlds (Online) - Movie Edition

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
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 movies (2nd Wednesdays) and books (4th Wednesdays)   Mar 10th: Blade Runner- the Final Cut (DVD) March selection  DVD available via contact-les...
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 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

STEAM Powered Book Club (Online)

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 7-9.  45 minutes.  Registration required. Read  Grilled Cheese and Dragons by Nancy Krulik before the meeting.  Join our zoom discussion about the book, then participate in a related STEAM activity...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Warning Graphic Content

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: 20
Event Details:
Read and discuss a wide array of graphic novels. 3rd Tuesdays 7 - 8 pm. Mar 16 Dracula, Motherf****r!    by Alex de Campi, Erica Henderson Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation.&n...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Black-eyed Susan Book Club Grades 4-6 (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Grades 4-6. Registration required.  60 minutes. Discussions about state award nominees. Vote for a winner in April. The following books will be discussed in the classes-it is the registrant's responsibility to place these books on hold s...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Details:
  A stunning, deeply satisfying story about how we outlive our upbringings. —Kirkus Reviews Gripping, thought-provoking, and equal parts hilarious and wrenching, Filthy Beasts is the story of a once-wealthy family whose gilded...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections. Jan 20 - The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World by Stephen Brusatte Feb 17 - The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Noontime Books (Online)

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us for an online discussion of the following titles: Mar 18:  Normal People by Sally Rooney  Apr 15:  The Water Dancer by Ta-Nihisi Coates  May 20:  Less by Andrew Sean Greer ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Black-eyed Susan Book Club (Grades 6-8)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Discuss books that have been nominated for the state "Black-eyed Susan Award". Vote for a winner in April. Eight-month series. Check out and read the book prior to attending the class discussion. Grades 6-8. 45-60 min.  2/18/21 - The Missing ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

NonFiction Addiction (Online)

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: 15
Event Details:
  Explore the genre of non fiction and join our discussions!    Mar 18th: "Talking to Strangers" by Malcolm Gladwell Apr 15th: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D.Vance May 20th: Let's Pretend This Never Happened" by Jenny Lawson ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner: Get the Goods on Goodreads (Online)

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Romantic Reads (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Love to read romance novels? Do you need an escape from reality? Join the new Romantic Reads Book Discussion! Discuss your favorite romance author and book or series with other fellow romance readers. You will "zoom" away with new authors and book...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Speakeasy Book Discussion (Online)

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: 14
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual literary happy hour. 4th Wednesdays; 7 - 8 pm.                                                    ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Morning books with coffee (online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Community & Culture, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us for our Book To Screen Series ( Movies adapted from books) Mar 26: The remarkable coming-of-age story of "Pippi Longstocking" author, Astrid Lindgren: Becoming Astrid (view on KANOPY) also available on DVD March selection  DVD avai...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Veterans Book Group 2021 (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Veterans, both active and retired military, are invited to this online discussion series. During five monthly facilitated sessions, discussions center on military experiences and a unique set of readings, which may include classics, fiction, memoirs,...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Newbery Book Club (Online)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Childrens Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Grades 4-6.  Registration required. 60 minutes. Read Newbery Medal winners, then participate in a virtual group discussion and activity.  Please note that It is the registrant's responsibility to request and read the book before each ...