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.
•How to Select a Financial Planner and the Financial Planner Process. July 6, 7 p.m. Presented by Stanette Robinson.
•Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.
East Columbia Branch
6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7700.
•A World of Song. July 16, 1:30 p.m. Listen and learn children's songs from France, Ireland and South Africa. Ages 6-9.
•All Together Now. Mondays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. Limited space; tickets are available at children's desk 30 minutes before class.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Box Lunch. Second Tuesdays, 12:15 p.m.
6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 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.
2350 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5577.
•Blood pressure screening. First and third Mondays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free.
•Contemporary Fiction. July 11, 7 p.m. "Shimura Trouble," by Sujata Massey.
•Folktale Fridays. July 8, 10:30 a.m. Ages 5 and older.
•Readers' Tea at 10. First Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
•The Farmers Market Chef. July 9, 10-11:30 a.m. Discover ideas for using seasonal produce or community-supported agriculture shares.
Howard County Law 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 is necessary.
9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.
•Beep Beep Bingo. July 7, 11 a.m. Play bingo with state symbol cards. Ages 5 and older.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. July's book is "The Yiddish Policemen's Union," by Michael Chabon.
•English Conversation Club. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m. Practice speaking and understanding English in a group setting. Register before attending.
•One World: Many Stories. Mondays, July 11-Aug. 15, 10:30 a.m. A world of tales, tunes and fun. Ages 4-6.
9525 Durness Lane, Laurel. 410-880-5975.
•Asian American Literature. Third Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Blood pressure screenings. Second Monday, 12:30-3 p.m. Free.
•Nonfiction. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.
•Magic Tree House Getaways. July 25 and 27, 2 p.m. Take an imaginary journey, inspired by selected titles in the Magic Tree House series."Buffalo Before Breakfast." Ages 6 and older.