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.
•Mystery. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Noontime. Third Thursdays, noon.
•Pages from the Past. First Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Valentine's Day Fun. Feb. 13, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2 and older. Ticket required.
•Winter Olympics Fun. Sat., Feb. 8, 3 p.m. Learn about traditions of the Olympic Winter Games and compete in Library Olympics. Ages 8 and older. Ticket required.
6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-313-7700.
•All Together Now. Wednesdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Mondays, 10 a.m.
•Readers' Circle. Feb. 18, 4 p.m. Ages 8 and older.
•Romance. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Winter Science. Tue., Feb. 11, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Explore simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5. Ticket required.
6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
•Crafternoon. Wed., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. All ages.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
•Teen Advisory Board. Fri. Feb. 7, 4:30 p.m. Ages 11-17.
2350 Route 97, Cooksville. 410-313-5577.
•Contemporary Literature. First Monday, 7 p.m.
•Crafternoon. Fri., Feb. 7, 3 p.m. Get creative and turn trash into treasure. Ages 11-17.
•Journey Cover to Cover. Third Thursdays, 10 a.m.
•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.
•Saturday Scrapbooking. Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Bring projects to work on while sharing ideas with others.
•Time for Us. Sat., Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs and activities. Ages 18-36 months.
Howard CountyLaw Library
8360 Court Ave., Ellicott City. 410-313-2135.
•Law Advice. First three 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.
•Legal Advice in Family Law Matters. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.
9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.
•Asian American Literature. Third Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Celebrate Ballet Day. Fri., Feb. 7, 2 and 4 p.m. Songs, stories and a craft. Ages 3-6. Ticket required.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Class. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.
•Evening in the Stacks: Vintage Vegas. Feb. 22, 7 p.m. An evening featuring live music by The Chairmen of the Board, casino tables, raffle and silent auction. $125 per person. hclibrary.org/stacks or 410-313-7750.
•Fact Check Book Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Genealogy Help Desk. Third Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. The help desk is open to genealogical research in all areas of the United States, Europe and other countries. 410-480-3250.
•How to Borrow e-Books from HCLS (Kindle). Thu., Feb. 6, 7 p.m. Registration required.
•Puppet Fun 101. Feb. 13, 1:30 p.m. Create a puppet and learn to bring it to life. Ages 7-9. Ticket required.
Latest Howard County
•Tea and Tomes. Third Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.