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This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Maryland Highway Safety Office Webinar Series: Be the Driver that Saves Lives Session 2: Teen Driving Safety - Register here: https://bit.ly/36s7i8T Maryland has a clear mission – to stop deaths and injuries on our roads. This pr...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Fun With Spanish @ Oakland Mills Online

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Movies
Event Details:
Watch the film and then join moderator Kelsey Bush as he discusses the documentary Black Men in White Coats with special guests Dr. Emmanuel Atiemo, MD and Dr. Chile Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, MHL, FACS. Only 2% of American doctors are black men, and blac...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Films that Connect Us (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, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
How do films shape and connect us? Join our film discussion series. Please watch weekly films prior to their actual discussion dates March 8: Danish Director  Lone Scherfig's Berlin Festival Opener: The Kindness of Strangers  (via Kanopy...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

HCC Social Sciences Lecture Series (Online)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
  Howard Community College (HCC) hosts a series of virtual lectures showcasing professors from the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. during the months of February and March. Faculty will speak on their areas...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 291
Event Details:
Candlelight Concert Society presents, Amit Peled reading A Cello Named Pablo Suitable for ages 5 - 13. Join world renowned cellist Amit Peled as he offers an online reading of his popular children’s book, A Cello Named Pablo.”In this thirty-min...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Advisory Board (Online)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, 60 min. Recommend books music and movies; develop and plan events for teens; and work with HCLS instructors on projects you create. Please register with an email address to receive an immediate registration confirmation with&nb...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Fun With Spanish @ Oakland Mills Online

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Films that Connect Us (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, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
How do films shape and connect us? Join our film discussion series. Please watch weekly films prior to their actual discussion dates March 15: Indie film about desperation and redemption in The Girl with Abbie Cornish (only available on TUBI) M...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Loving Kindness Meditation (Online)

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
  Welcome teens and adults! Join Amy Rutledge a certified meditation instructor to learn how to cultivate self love, self worth, confidence, compassion, focus, concentration, stress, anxiety relief, and help with navigating difficult emoti...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

HCC Social Sciences Lecture Series (Online)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
  Howard Community College (HCC) hosts a series of virtual lectures showcasing professors from the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. during the months of February and March. Faculty will speak on their areas...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Fun With Spanish @ Oakland Mills Online

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Registration opens March 4th. Click here to register. Daring women of Maryland made their mark on history as spies, would-be queens, and fiery suffragettes. Sarah Wilson escaped indentured servitude in Frederick by impersonating the queen's sister...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Registration opens March 6th. Click here to register. Before there was Kamala Harris or Shirley Chisholm on the national political scene, there were local and state political black female leaders paving the way. Meet Maryland State Senator Verda F...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Registration opens March 6th. Click here to register.   Long before Stonewall, long before the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and long before marriage equality, LGBTQ+ people lived, worked, and loved in Maryland and Virginia. Learn about the lives of ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Films that Connect Us (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, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
How do films shape and connect us? Join our film discussion series. Please watch weekly films prior to their actual discussion dates March 22: Three  women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and mode...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

HCC Social Sciences Lecture Series (Online)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
  Howard Community College (HCC) hosts a series of virtual lectures showcasing professors from the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. during the months of February and March. Faculty will speak on their areas...
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 "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Join us for a live, interactive virtual presentation with The Maryland Zoo!  During this 30-minute presentation, teens and adults will learn about one of the Zoo's Signature Animal Programs (SAPs) - African Penguins. Discover how The Maryland Zo...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Learn to Podcast with HoCoCast (Online)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Ages 11-18, 60 min. Curious about podcasting? Join us each month to learn the basics and work on upcoming episodes of HoCoCast, the library's teen produced podcast. No experience necessary. Please register with an email address to receive an im...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.

Fun With Spanish @ Oakland Mills Online

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Community & Culture, Language
Event Details:
Have you, your child, or the whole family always wanted to learn Spanish? Well NOW is the perfect time!!! Join Adriana, Children's Instructor from the East Columbia Branch of the Howard County Library System, while having fun reviewing Spanish voc...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Author works: Katrina Adams - "Own The Arena"

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 185
Event Details:
  “Tennis is a preparatory sport for becoming who you are. It builds character and resilience both inside and outside the sport. It teaches us what it means to have a good loss that helps us to develop smarter strategies for the next match,...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Morning books with coffee (online)

10:00am - 11:00am
Online Branch
Open
Registration
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.

Films that Connect Us (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, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
How do films shape and connect us?  Please watch the film prior to the actual discussion dates. Mar. 29: Jim Cummings positively radiates emotion in Thunder Road. Movie selections are available via Kanopy (free through Howard County L...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Business Roundtable

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Business & Finance, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
On the fourth Tuesday of each month HCLS co-hosts an online roundtable focusing on a local business owned by a Person of Color in Howard County.  The owner shares the experiences and challenges they face as a local business owner. The ...