Central Library

10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.

•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.

•Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

•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.

•Noontime. Third Thursdays, noon.

East ColumbiaBranch

6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7700.

•All Together Now. Wednesdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.

•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.

•Cow Wars. Sat., Nov. 16, 3 p.m. Ticket required.

•Romance. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Elkridge Branch

6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.

•The Contagious Intelligence Project. Mon., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Magnetism. Registration 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.

Glenwood Branch

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