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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:54
NORTH POINT LIBRARY NEWS
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 

•   Children’s book workshop for school-age youths meets Saturday, May 10, at 2 p.m. Authors Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr talk about writing, read from their books and lead a hands-on workshop on illustrating and binding books. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Stories about Mom, story time and crafts for children ages 6 to 12, meets Thursday, May 8, at 6 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
•   Pets on Wheels with a trained dog for children ages 6 to 12 visits Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.
•   Let’s Talk about Books, a book discussion group, will review What’s So Funny: My Hilarious Life by Tim Conway, Tuesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. 
•   Lego Fun for children ages 6 to 12 is planned for Saturday, May 3, at 2 p.m.  Supplies provided. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Anime and manga night for teens, Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m.
•   Small business counseling will be available to individual patrons, Monday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration required.
•   Art Class with Raeann, for school age youth, meets Saturday, April 26, at 1:30 p.m. Participants should bring an old shirt or smock for creating their own artwork in. Registration required.
•   For Youth by Youth, a practical guide for teenage living for youths ages 11 to 17, meets Thursdays at 4 p.m.
•   One-on-One computer help is available for setting up e-mail accounts, online applications and more, Tuesdays and Thurdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Story Time for toddlers 23 months and younger with an adult meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and rhyming, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Thursday Knit and Stitch, a drop-in knitting and crocheting group for patrons ages 13 and older meets every Thursday  from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All
levels of experience welcome. Bring your own projects or get ideas from the library’s large selection of craft books. This is not a class, but group leader Paula Dixon can answer basic questions.
•   Computer Room for independent work in a quiet environment for patrons ages 13 and older is open Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. A library card is required. 
 
 
SOLLERS POINT LIBRARY NEWS
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s Sollers Point branch
323 Sollers Point Road (Info: 410-288-3123)


•   Teen Tuesdays, crafts and activities for teens, meets Tuesday, May 6, from 5 to 6 p.m.
•   LED sculpture lab for children in grades 1 to 6 meets Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Supplies provided. Registration required. Participants younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Board Game Day for youths ages 6 to 16 meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. Games and snacks provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Tech 10, basic technology skills for patrons age 13 and older, meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p..m. Call the library for details.
•   Wii kids gaming for youths ages 5 to 11 meets every Friday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Xbox teen gaming meets every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. 
•   Wii teen gaming meets every Thursday from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
•   Lego Fun for youths 6 to 12 meets every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supplies provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Boosters Story Time for infants and toddlers ages 23 months and younger with an adult meets every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Activities include movement, rhymes, stories and music, followed by play time. Registration  required. 
 
Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group to hold weekly flea markets
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:53
    The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group will hold a  series of flea markets each Saturday through April at the Thomas and Martha Allmond Economic Development Center (Speed’s Grocery Center), located  at the corner of Main Street and Avon Beach Road in Turner Station.
    The flea markets will be held, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday.
    All proceeds will go toward the preservation of significant land, buildings and other items of historical importance in the Turner Station community.
 
One Voice center seeks volunteers for advisory board
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:53
One Voice Recovery Community Center is seeking volunteers for its advisory board. The board meets once a month – usually on the second Tuesday – from 4 to 6 p.m. at the center, 1 Market Place.
    For more information, call One Voice at 410-282-1706 on Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 
Reading materials sought for U.S. troops
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 09:52
Angels Supporting Your Troops, Inc. is now collecting paperback novels, nonfiction books, comic books, National Geographic magazines of any age and other magazines that are no more than three months old for “care packages” to be sent to U.S. military personnel serving overseas.  
    Donated materials can be dropped off at 7914 Diehlwood Road, on the picnic table under the side porch. Or, to arrange for a pick up, contributors can call Irene Spatafore at 410-284-5275.
 
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