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This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Pins and Needle Arts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: 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.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Ages 2 & up with adult; 60 min. Ticket Required. Drop-in, allow 20-30 minutes, to make a fun craft or create your own masterpiece! ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.

Creative Kindness

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Albert Einstein Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: Art & Music, Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellness, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Event Details:
If you love giving back to your community, join us as we create art to give to senior citizens, assemble empowering art kits for kids in our community, and more! We will also discuss the importance of self-care. After this afternoon of service, walk ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Elementary Explorers (ages 6-11) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Event Details:
Ages 6-11, 45 min. Explore the world around you! Enjoy fun activities relating to different topics in reading & writing, STEM, and fun & games. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Family Clay Together

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Air-Dry Clay is a medium that can be safely enjoyed by artists of all ages. This class invites families to get creative together and enjoy a fun night of sculpting. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Fun at Your Library (Families) TK

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
All ages. Allow 30 min. Explore hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages. These weekly activities develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and literacy skills. Each week offers a different set of activi...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Paint Together: Rock Painting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class invites families to get creative together and enjoy a fun evening of painting rocks. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. ...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Knot Just Knitters

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 11-18 & Adults; Drop-in, 90 min. All crafters welcome. Work on your stitching, knitting or crocheting projects while chatting and sharing ideas! Find inspiration as you trade tips tricks and techniques with other crafting enthusiasts! ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Craft Pop-up Shop, Jr. (ages 3-5 w/adult)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult.  Allow 15 minutes.  Drop in. Pop-in and make a fun craft!   ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Sun Prints - Creating with Cyanotype Paper

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenwood Branch
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Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Outdoor Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover 19th-century print-making techniques during this hands on class. Using the sun and treated paper, create your own unique cyanotype print with found objects. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided.  Note: This o...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Work in teams or alone to create an ocean animal out of recycled materials. Registration is required. Materials are provided. ...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Evening Craft: Hummingbird Feeders

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Event Details:
Hummingbirds are beginning their winter migration. Get to know these tiny birds and find out how you can encourage them to visit your backyard before constructing your own DIY hummingbird feeder. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Pins and Needle Arts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join other adults who knit, crochet, embroider, and sew, in an open forum for creating, conversing, sharing, and learning. Space is limited, so please register in advance to attend in person. To attend remotely via Zoom, contact pinsneedlearts@hclibr...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Fun Days: Build It (all ages/families)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
All ages Enjoy fun activities for the whole family. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

LEGO™ Live! (ONLINE)

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Designed for ages 9-12; 45 minutes. Registration required. Do you love to build with LEGO bricks? Join us online to receive challenges, create your designs and share with the group. If you don't have LEGO, build with whatever you have available! A...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 9-12; 60 minutes. 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 "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Yarn Coil Basket Making

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Yarn-tastic! Stop by the HCLS Central Branch to make a yarn coil basket. In this class, you will learn how to wrap yarn around a paper coiling cord and create a decorative yarn coil basket. Supplies provided.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 18 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Sun Prints - Creating with Cyanotype Paper

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Outdoor Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 18 (High School), Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover 19th-century print-making techniques during this hands on class. Using the sun and treated paper, create your own unique cyanotype print with found objects. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  All materials provided. Note: This o...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Family Fun at Your Library (Families) TK

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Makerspace, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
All ages. Allow 30 min. Explore hands-on, interactive activities for family members of all ages. These weekly activities develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and literacy skills. Each week offers a different set of activi...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Basic Drawing Workshop for Kids

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 6-11, allow 30 min. Two-part workshop, attendance at each is strongly encouraged. In this workshop, students will learn the basics of drawing, including working with different shades and values and also learning how to apply them while drawin...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Pins and Needle Arts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Other Location
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: 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.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Basic Drawing Workshop for Kids

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:
Ages 6-11, allow 30 min. Two-part workshop, attendance at each is strongly encouraged. In this workshop, students will learn the basics of drawing, including working with different shades and values and also learning how to apply them while drawin...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.

Elementary Explorers (ages 6-11) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Event Details:
Ages 6-11, 45 min. Explore the world around you! Enjoy fun activities relating to different topics in reading & writing, STEM, and fun & games. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Tie Dye Lite

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Art & Music, DIY & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Event Details:
Tie Dye Light!   Get creative and use Sharpies and rubbing alcohol to "Tie Dye" T-shirts.  All materials, including T-shirts will be provided. Dress for mess, ages 9-12, registration required.   ...