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. First Wednesdays, 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.
•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. Mondays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; and Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Challengers. Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Book club for fourth- and fifth-graders. Ages 9-11.
•Discovering Great Artists. Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Learn about the life and methods of history's greatest artists. Registration required.
•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.
•Literary Explorers Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Meet the Author of 'Chippy Chipmunk' by Kathy M. Miller. Mon., Sept. 10, 1 p.m. Ages 3 and older.
•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.
•Meet the Author of 'Chippy Chipmunk' by Kathy M. Miller. Mon., Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3 and older.
•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with 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.
•Checking out the Green. Mon., Sept. 10, 7 p.m. LEED accredited professional Jeffrey Williams teaches about the building attributes of the branch.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Class. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.
•Meet the Author of 'Chippy Chipmunk' by Kathy M. Miller. Mon., Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Ages 3 and older.
•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
•'The Future of Health Care Delivery.' Sept. 19, 2 p.m. Dr. Stephen Schimpf discusses his book, "The Future of Health Care Delivery: Why it Must Change and How it will Affect You."
•The Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci. Sept. 20, 7 p.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.
•Meet the Author of 'Chippy Chipmunk' by Kathy M. Miller. Tue., Sept. 11, 2 p.m. Ages 3 and older.
•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.