10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Citizenship Test. Tue., June 11, 6:30 p.m. Learn important information about the U.S. Citizenship test. Registration required.
•Employment Edge. June 13, 6:30 p.m. Topics include job search tools, resume writing, interview skills and professionalism on the job.
•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.
•I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister. Sat., June 8, 2 p.m. Prepare for the arrival of a baby in this class for new siblings. Tickets required.
•Noontime. Third Thursdays, noon.
•Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.
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.
•Critter Costumes. June 29, 11 a.m. Wild and wonderful animal fashions give clues for classifying critters. Ages 6-12. Tickets required.
•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•Holmes Essay Contest Winner's Circle. June 13, 7 p.m. Meet and congratulate the winners of the seventh annual Sherlock Holmes Essay Contest.
•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.
•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.
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.
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.
•HiTech Expo. Sat., June 8, 10 a.m. HiTech students showcase their projects, which include 3D design and animation, mobile apps, nanotechnology and robotics.
•Kick-Off Lock-In. Fri., June 7, 7 p.m. Celebrate the start of summer reading with an evening of live performances, games and activities.
•Meet the Author: Dr. Neal Barnard. June 25, 7 p.m. Barnard discusses the connection between nutrition and physical and mental health.
•Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School. June 20, 7 p.m. Low-key, novel learning experience combines in-person and online sessions to delve into "Millionaire Teacher" by Andrew Hallam. An eight-week class.
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 Book Club. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Nonfiction Book Club. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.
•Picture Book Parade. Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 2-5, with adult.