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All Together Now at Howard library branches

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.

•Citizenship Test. June 11, 6:30 p.m. Learn important information about the U.S. Citizenship test. Registration required.

•Employment Edge. June 13, 6:30 p.m. Topics include job search tools, resume writing, interview skills and professionalism on the job.

•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.

•Great Reads for Vacay and Staycay. June 4, 7 p.m. Kick off the adult summer reading club as library instructors discuss their top picks for summer reading.

•I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister. June 8, 2 p.m. Prepare for the arrival of a baby in this class for new siblings. Tickets required.

•Noontime. Third Thursdays, noon.

•Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.

East ColumbiaBranch

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.

•Critter Costumes. June 29, 11 a.m. Wild and wonderful animal fashions give clues for classifying critters. Ages 6-12. Tickets required.

•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

•Holmes Essay Contest Winner's Circle. June 13, 7 p.m. Meet and congratulate the winners of the seventh annual Sherlock Holmes Essay Contest.

•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Elkridge Branch

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.

•Reptile Wrap-Up. June 15, 2 p.m. Naturalists from Scales and Tales bring scaly creatures to captivate while teaching about myths, histories and benefits of these animals. Tickets required.

Glenwood Branch

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

•Book Bingo. June 14, 4:30 p.m. and June 15, 11 a.m. Ages 5 and older. Registration required.

•Fingerpaint Fridays. Fri., May 31, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-5. Registration required.

•Journey Cover to Cover. Third Thursdays, 10 a.m.

•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.

•Sloppy Saturdays. June 8, 3 p.m. Seasonally themed crafts for ages 5-10. Registration required.

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.

Miller Branch

9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.

•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Chess Club. June 25, 7 p.m. Ages 9-17.

•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.

•HiTech Expo. June 8, 10 a.m. HiTech students showcase their projects.

•Kick-Off Lock-In. June 7, 7 p.m. Celebrate the start of summer reading with an evening of live performances, games and activities.

•Meet the Author: Dr. Neal Barnard. June 25, 7 p.m. Barnard discusses the connection between nutrition and physical and mental health.

•Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School. June 20, 7 p.m. Low-key, novel learning experience combines in-person and online sessions to delve into "Millionaire Teacher" by Andrew Hallam. An eight-week class.

•The History of the Universe from the Beginning to End. Thu., May 30, 7 p.m. Dr. John C. Mather, senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; Nobel Laureate in physics; and author of "The Very First Light: The True Inside Story of the Scientific Journey Back to the Dawn of the Universe," relates how the universe began with a big bang, how it could have produced our Earth, and how we are uncovering the universe's history.

Savage Branch

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.

•Cancer Survivor Celebration and Workshop. Fri., May 31, 3:30 p.m. Meet local cancer survivors and hear their stories. All ages.

•Mystery Book Club. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

•Nonfiction Book Club. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.

•Picture Book Parade. Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 2-5, with adult.

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