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.

•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.

East ColumbiaBranch

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.

Elkridge Branch

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.

Glenwood Branch

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.

Miller Branch

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.

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