10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Employment Edge. Thu., April 4, 6:30 p.m. Topics include job search tools, resume writing, interview skills and professionalism on the job.
•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. Thursdays, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Babysitter Entrepreneur. Wednesdays, April 17; and May 8, 15, 22 and 29, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to turn an interest in child or pet care into a profitable enterprise. Ages 13-17.
•Black Fiction. First Saturdays, 1 p.m.
•Challengers. April 27, 2 p.m. Book club for fourth- and fifth-grade students who like a challenge."The Witches," by Roald Dahl. Ages 9-11. Registration required.
•Chemists Celebrate Earth Day: Water. April 20, 1 p.m. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments. Ages 7 and older. Registration required.
•Children's Discovery Fair: Move, Grow and Learn. April 13, 10 a.m. Celebration for young children and their families with free hands-on activities that teach developmentally appropriate educational concepts. Ages 3-5.
•Good Reads. First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•Money Matters Fair. Sat., April 6, 10 a.m. Kick off Financial Education month with hands-on activities for children and teens, exhibitors, free credit reports and tax preparation.
•Morning Books with Coffee. Third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
•Take me out to the Ball Game. April 27, 2 p.m. Author Steve Walker teaches about baseball in the nation's capital. Ages 6 and older. Tickets required.
6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. 410-313-5077.
•Chemists Celebrate Earth Day: Water. April 20, 3 p.m. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments. Ages 7 and older. Registration required.
•Elks Excellent Reads. Second Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
•Literary Explorers Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.
•Money Matters. Thu., April 4, 10:10 a.m. Explore simple money concepts inspired by children's literature. Ages 3-5. Registration required.
•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.
•Chemists Celebrate Earth Day: Water. April 20, 10:30 a.m. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments. Ages 7 and older. Registration required.
•Discovering Great Artists. April 25, 3 p.m. Picasso. Ages 6-11. Registration required.
•Fingerpaint Fridays. April 19, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-5. Registration required. register for each class separately.
•Journey Cover to Cover. Third Thursdays, 10 a.m.
•Picture Book Parade. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult.
•Money Matters with Max and Ruby. Mon., April 8, 4:30 p.m.; Tue., April 9, 10:30 a.m., and Wed., April 10, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Registration required.
•Sloppy Saturdays. April 13, 3 p.m. Seasonally themed crafts. 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.
9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. 410-313-1950.
•Are You Cents-Able? April 27, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Facts, stories and activities about money. Ages 6-10. Tickets required.
•Bas Bleu. Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Book-n-chat. Thu., April 4, 7 p.m. Build book club skills by reading a picture book. Ages 6-8. Registration required.
•Dudes on Books. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Class. Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.
•Fact Check Book Club. Second Mondays, 7 p.m.
•How to Manage Your 401(k) and Other Investments. April 23, 7 p.m. Learn how to invest 401(k) and taxable assets for retirement.
•Meet the Author: Jeff Yeager. April 16, 7 p.m. Yeager will discuss life-changing advice about money, happiness and the consumer culture.
•Our Moon in the Night Sky. April 20, 11 a.m. Solar System Ambassador Becca Sepan answers questions about the moon. Ages 8-10. Registration required.
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.
•Money Matters with Max and Ruby. April 15, 11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Registration required.
•Mystery. Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•Nonfiction. Third Wednesdays. 7 p.m.
•Our Moon in the Night Sky. April 20, 2 p.m. Solar System Ambassador Becca Sepan answers questions about the moon. Ages 8-10. Registration required.
•Picture Book Parade. Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 2-5, with adult.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times