10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•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.
•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.
•Challengers. Sat., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. "Olive's Ocean." Ages 9-11. Registration required.
•Discovering Great Artists. Thu., Feb. 14, 2 p.m. Featured artist is Dave the Potter. Ages 7-10. Registration required.
•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
•New Release Cinema. Thu., Feb. 14, 7 p.m. View a critically acclaimed new DVD.
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.
2350 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5577.
•Journey Cover to Cover. Third Thursdays, 10 a.m.
•Paragraph Pals. Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m. Ages 6-8. Registration required.
•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.
•Playdough Pals. Feb. 22, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-5 with an adult.
•Readers' Tea at 10. First Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
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.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Class. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.
•Evening in the Stacks: Sparkle and Spurs. Feb. 23, 7 p.m. For information and ticket sales, go to hclibrary.org/stacks.
•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
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.
•HiTech. Through Feb. 19. Explore digital music and video, digital media, and mobile app design. Collaborate with peers who are on international exchange in Spain, France and Ghana. Go to hclibrary.org/hitech for a calendar with details.
•Mystery. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Nonfiction. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.
•Picture Book Parade. Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 2-5, with adult.