•Literary Explorers Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.

•Play Partners. Tuesdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; Saturdays, 11:15 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.

Glenwood Branch

2350 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5577.


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•Chemists Celebrate Earth Day: Water. Sat., April 20, 10:30 a.m. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments. Ages 7 and older. Registration required.

•Discovering Great Artists. April 25, 3 p.m. Picasso. Ages 6-11. Registration required.

•Fingerpaint Fridays. Fri., April 19, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-5. Registration required. register for each class separately.

•Journey Cover to Cover. Third Thursdays, 10 a.m.

•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.

Howard CountyLaw Library

8360 Court Ave., Ellicott City. 410-313-4851.

•Law Advice. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. An attorney is available to give free legal advice to self-represented litigants in civil, nonfamily matters. No appointment necessary.

Miller Branch

9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.

•Are You Cents-Able? April 27, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Facts, stories and activities about money. Ages 6-10. Tickets required.

•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

•English Conversation Class. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.

•Fact Check Book Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.

•How to Manage Your 401(k) and Other Investments. Tue., April 23, 7 p.m. Learn how to invest 401(k) and taxable assets for retirement.

•Our Moon in the Night Sky. Sat., April 20, 11 a.m. Solar System Ambassador Becca Sepan answers questions about the moon. Ages 8-10. Registration required.

Savage Branch

9525 Durness Lane, Laurel. 410-880-5975.

•Asian American Literature. Third Mondays, 7 p.m.

•Blood pressure screenings. Second Mondays, 12:30-3 p.m. Free.

•Mystery. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Nonfiction. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.

•Our Moon in the Night Sky. Sat., April 20, 2 p.m. Solar System Ambassador Becca Sepan answers questions about the moon. Ages 8-10. Registration required.

•Picture Book Parade. Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 2-5, with adult.