Wednesday, 09 January 2013 09:02

Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch, 1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)

North Point Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Mobile libraries will not be operating.
Hearing seminar and screenings Thursday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. Free hearing screenings will follow a seminar about hearing health care. Call the library to schedule an appointment.
•  Introduction to the Internet, a class covering basic skills, is set for Monday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
Thursday Knit and Stitch, a drop-in knitting and crocheting group for patrons ages 13 and older, meets Thursdays, Jan. 17 and 24,  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.
North Point Library is open Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. until April 28, 2013.
Preschool Story Time for children ages 2 to 5 with an adult meets Wednesdays, Jan. 16 and 23, at 10 a.m. Activities include stories and songs, followed by play time.
Baby Boosters Story Time for infants and toddlers 23 months and younger with an adult meets Wednesdays, Jan. 16 and 23, at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, music, movement and rhyme, followed by play time. Registration is required.
Computer Room for independent work in a quiet environment for patrons ages 13 and older is open Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.