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.

•American Girl Fun. Feb. 9, 2 p.m. Ages 5 and older. Tickets required.

•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.

•Super Sports. Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m. Join i9 Sports staff for stories, activities and crafts relating to team sports. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

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.

•Challengers. Feb. 16, 2 p.m. "Olive's Ocean." Ages 9-11. Registration required.

•Discovering Great Artists. Feb. 14, 2 p.m. Featured artist is Dave the Potter. Ages 7-10. Registration required.

•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

•Meet the Author: George E. Leary Jr. Wed., Jan. 30, 7 p.m. Registration required.

•Meet the Author: Katie McCabe. Feb. 9, 1 p.m.

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

•New Release Cinema. Feb. 14, 7 p.m. View a critically acclaimed new DVD.

Elkridge Branch

6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.

•Anime and Manga. Thu., Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Ages 6-9. Registration required.

•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.

Glenwood Branch

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

•Elephant and Piggie: Tales of Caring. Feb. 11, 7 p.m., and Feb. 12, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with an adult. Registration required.

•Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Feb. 13, 3 and 7 p.m. Ages 6-10. Registration required.

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

•Paragraph Pals. Mondays, Feb. 4 and 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. Fridays, Feb. 1 and 22, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-5 with an adult.

•Readers' Tea at 10. First Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

•Sloppy Saturdays. Feb. 9, 3 p.m. 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.

•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

•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

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.

•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 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.

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