10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Book Boosters. First Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Chemistry in the Library – Nanotechnology – the Smallest Big Idea in Science. Sun., Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments and explore chemistry as it relates to nanotechnology. Ages 7 and older. Seven- and 8-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.; and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. Register before attending.
•Lincoln Exhibit: 'The Constitution and the Civil War.' Through Nov. 30.
•'Mean Girls.' Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to negotiate the social world of female friendships with Deborah West. Sponsored by the Horizon Foundation and the Women's Giving Circle. Registration required. Register online or at branch.
•Noontime. Third Thursdays, noon.
•Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.
•The Life and Mysterious Death of John Wilkes Booth. Nov. 15, 7 p.m. To this day, America remains fascinated with the assassin of Abraham Lincoln. Join for an examination of the Maryland native's life, his fateful plot, and the mysteries and conspiracies surrounding the death of John Wilkes Booth.
6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7700.
•All Together Now. Thursdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
•Literary Explorers Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.