•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.

•Reptile Wrap-Up. June 15, 2 p.m. Naturalists from Scales and Tales bring scaly creatures to captivate while teaching about myths, histories and benefits of these animals. Tickets required.

Glenwood Branch


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

•Book Bingo. June 14, 4:30 p.m. and June 15, 11 a.m. Ages 5 and older. Registration required.

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

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

•Sloppy Saturdays. Sat., June 8, 3 p.m. Seasonally themed crafts for ages 5-10. Registration required.

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.

•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Chess Club. June 25, 7 p.m. Ages 9-17.

•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.

•Genealogy Help Desk. Third Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. The help desk is open to genealogical research in all areas of the United States, Europe and other countries. 410-480-3250.