10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Book Boosters. Wed., April 4, 7 p.m. Discuss latest reads and hear suggestions from fellow book lovers.
•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.
•Play Partners. Fridays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages up to 23 months with adult; 20-30 minutes.
•Super Sports. April 26, 10:30 a.m. Join i9 Sports staff for stories, activities and crafts about teen sports. Ages 3-5.
6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7700.
•All Together Now. Mondays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. and Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Are you E-Ready? April 10, 7 p.m. Learn more about e-book content from OverDrive.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Box Lunch. Second Tuesdays, 12:15 p.m.
•Financial Planning I: The Early Stages of Life. April 19, 7 p.m. Learn how to create a road map to save money, meet financial goals and improve overall security.
•Finding the Money. April 11, 7 p.m. Financial aid counselors from Howard Community College provide an introduction to finding money for college.
•Maryland Loves Trees. Wed., April 4, 11 a.m. Ages 5-8.
•Money Matters Fair. Sat., March 31, 10 a.m. Participate in Y-Fi, an interactive financial literacy game, to explore a range of financial decisions and their potential consequences.
•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
•In-beTween Book Club. April 17, 7 p.m. Get together with other tweens and discuss books. Ages 10-13.
•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.
•How to Grow Great Tomatoes. April 4, 7 p.m.
•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.
•Readers' Tea at 10. First Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
•Spring into Science. Tuesdays, April 10-24, 4:30 p.m.; and Wednesdays, April 11-25, 10:30 a.m. A class exploring simple science concepts and experimenters inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5.
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.
•A Purse of Your Own: The Easy Guide to Financial Security. April 11, 7 p.m. Author and financial expert Deborah Owens teaches the attitudes and behaviors of financially successful women.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•Herbal Apothecary. April 12, noon. An overview of the historical use of plants with medical applications and other cultural uses.
•Pizza Garden: Nutrition. April 5, 2 and 7 p.m. Ages 9-12. Registration required.
•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
•Word Up! Winner's Circle. April 25, 7 p.m. Young poets read poems with guest poet Truth Thomas.
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.
•Creating Beautiful Gardens. April 25, 7 p.m.
•Gardening is for the Birds. April 11, 7 p.m.
•Healthy Living for Families. April 19, 7 p.m. A broad overview of nutrition basics, obesity prevention and the benefits of activity.
•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.