LIBRARY NEWS
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 09:05
Sollers Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s Sollers Point branch
323 Sollers Point Road (Info: 410-288-3123)
 
•   Meet and Greet firefighters, for youths of all ages, Friday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. Baltimore County Fire Department representatives will demonstrate firefighting gear and give truck tours.
•   Board game day for patrons ages 6 to 16 meets Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Happy Dog Adventurers with Mirabelle and Michael Muller meets Friday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. Children ages 2 to 5, with an adult, learn how pets can be companions.
•   Xbox Gaming for teens  meets every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
•   Wii Gaming for teens 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.
 
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
•    Introduction to the Internet meets Thursday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. Registration required.
•    Computer know-how class for basic skills meets Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. Registration required.
•    Smoking cessation classes will be offered at the library on Mondays from Nov. 4 to Dec. 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The classes are free and include free nicotine gum, patches and lozenges. Registration is required; call the library to register or for more information.
•    Marble machines, a hands-on investigation of the mechanics of marbles for youths, meets Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. Registration required.  
•    Lego Fun for children ages 6 to 12 meets Saturday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. Supplies provided. Registration required. Participants younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
•    Let’s Talk about Books sponsored by the Friends of North Point Library meets Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss The Story Teller, by Jodi Picoult.
•    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 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the computer room. A librarian will assist in setting up e-mail accounts, online applications and more.
•    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 Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.