•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Chemistry in the Library. Energy: Now and Forever. Nov. 1, 1 and 3 p.m. Ages 7 and older. Registration required.

•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.

•Oella's Renaissance Required Vision, Creativity, Patience and Determination. Tue., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Charles Wagandt will be making a public presentation profiling the history and the evolutionary rebirth of the textile mill village of Oella into a thriving residential community that retains its historic architecture and connection to the Patapsco River Valley.  Hear about Smart Growth planning 20 years before the term was coined from the maverick visionary whose ideals and persistence led Oella's renaissance. Registration through the library.

•Remembering Our Greatest Generation. Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Fred Campbell, associate professor of history at Howard Community College, examines the veteran experience in World War II.

•Share a Scare. Oct. 31, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Have a laugh with not-so-scary stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5. Ticket required.

•Spine Tinglers. Tue., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Enjoy scary stories, campfire tales, activities and a craft. Ages 6-9. Ticket required.

•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.