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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, June 12, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Provides private well owners with a better understanding of how to protect everyone's health by properly maintaining wells and testing drinking water. Homeowners learn how to maintain private well systems and when to call professionals. Presented by University of Maryland Extension. Registration required.
Location
Hereford Combined Rooms A and B
Library
Hereford Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Explore timely issues and discuss solutions at this series of forums organized in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore County. Speakers share their viewpoints in a panel-style conversation, followed by a Q&A session. This month's topic: "Opioids: Problems, Causes, Solutions."
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn about the risk commercial cleaners have on your health and the environment. Hear about green cleaning products and leave with a recipe book to make your own green products! Presented by University of Maryland Extension. Registration required.
Location
* Towson Meeting Room
Library
Towson Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and how it works from David Baird Scott, a graduate of the Naval War College with 40 years of service in the Department of Defense who was a senior member of the U.S. Military Delegation to NATO. He also discusses whether NATO is an antiquated institution or a relevant organization valuable to U.S. interests in the rapidly changing global environment.
Location
* Towson Meeting Room
Library
Towson Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A focus on what to collect and what to look out for in your genealogy research.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn basic yoga postures and breathing exercises to increase fitness, focus and overall wellness. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration required.
Location
Hereford Combined Rooms A and B
Library
Hereford Branch

Title
Date
Friday, June 23, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Enjoy an evening of live jazz, featuring the local musicians of The Carl Grubbs Ensemble. Listen to the music of the jazz masters as well as original compositions. This is an after-hours event. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Location
Public Service Area
Library
Parkville-Carney Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Planning for retirement? Learn strategies for maximizing your distributions and minimizing your taxes in this workshop presented by financial advisor Fred Frank. Receive useful tips on how to avoid common mistakes and make the most out of your money! Registration required.
Location
Hereford Combined Rooms A and B
Library
Hereford Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy an afternoon of live jazz, featuring the local musicians of The Carl Grubbs Ensemble. Listen to the music of the jazz masters as well as original compositions.
Location
* Pikesville Meeting Room
Library
Pikesville Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Discussions on various topics relating to the cooking arts, including recipe swaps, ingredients and different cooking methods.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Monday, July 03, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
How are we different? How are we the same? Build a better understanding of the commonalities among different religions and cultures. Panelists include members of the Muslim, Christian and Jewish faiths. Moderated by Dr. Emily Bailey, assistant professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Towson University. May 1: Religion in the Media, June 5: Women in Religion, July 3: War in Religion, August 7: Peace in Religion.
Location
* Cockeysville Meeting Room
Library
Cockeysville Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Monthly discussions and practice exercises in a participant-designed workshop setting that fosters support.
Location
* North Point Training Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Master papercut artist Annie Howe teaches the basic technique of papercutting and how to create your very own custom papercut patterns in this hands-on, two-hour workshop. Participants leave with at least one finished papercut design and the know-how to continue papercutting at home. Registration required.

Location
Lansdowne Meeting Room
Library
Lansdowne Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn techniques to reduce stress, establish a healthy lifestyle and sustain a spiritual balance. Participants must bring a cushion to sit on.
Location
* Perry Hall Meeting Room
Library
Perry Hall Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A demonstration of online resources.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Explore timely issues and discuss solutions at this series of forums organized in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore County. Speakers share their viewpoints in a panel-style conversation, followed by a Q&A session. This month's issue: Immigration: Refugees and Borders from a Current and Historical Perspective.
Location
* Catonsville Meeting Room
Library
Catonsville Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Discussions on various topics relating to the cooking arts, including recipe swaps, ingredients and different cooking methods.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Monday, July 24, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn about honey making from Kara Brook, owner of Honey House.
Location
Owings Mills Combined Rooms B and C
Library
Owings Mills Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Make a piece of jewelry with the Baltimore Jewelry Center, a nonprofit in Station North that offers classes, workshops, and studio access to new and established jewelers and metalsmiths. In this two-hour workshop, participants will utilize electrolytic etching to transfer a quote from a favorite book onto a pre-cut cuff bracelet. Participants will then form the cuff using a bracelet mandrel and patina (color) the cuff. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Registration required.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Explore timely issues and discuss solutions at this series of forums organized in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore County. Speakers share their viewpoints in a panel-style conversation, followed by a Q&A session.
Location
* White Marsh Meeting Room
Library
White Marsh Branch

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How to Play
Pre-registration for the Adult Summer Reading Program has begun!

Log in the book(s) you read and/or the Library programs or events you attend between June 14 and August 20 and you are eligible to win a prize.

Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize of a Kindle Fire HD8 16 GB, a household tool kit with storage case, and more; Twenty (20) $25 gift cards.

There are 2 ways to be entered to win: (1) read/listen to 2 books on or before August 20, or (2) read/listen to 1 book and attend 1 Library adult program or event on or before August 20.

Register now, then come back on Monday, June 14 to begin logging your books and/or programs.

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