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Jose Saramago

Events at Howard County libraries

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. •Movin' Up to Middle School. Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Starting sixth grade? Meet new classmates and discuss the big move. Register online or at the branch. •Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes. •Scrabble Smackdown. Aug. 30, 1 p.m. •Teaching Artful...