•Cow Wars. Nov. 9, 3 p.m. Ticket required.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
•Level Up. Nov. 25, 7 p.m. "Shadow on the Mountain," by Margi Preus.
•Play Partners. Tuesdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.
2350 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5577.
•Fairy Tale Engineering. Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m. Classic stories and fun problem-solving activities. Ages 5-8. Registration required.
•Fit 'n' Trimmings. Nov. 25, 3 p.m. Enjoy Thanksgiving stories, learn fun dances and ways to keep fit during the holidays. Ages 5-8. Registration required.
•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. 410-313-2135.
•Law Advice. First three 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.
•Asian American Literature. Third Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Chemistry in the Library. Energy: Now and Forever. Fri., 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.
•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. Thu., 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.
•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.