Job Connector in Communities: Job Readiness Series on Aug. 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Designed to help you understand and deliver the essential workplace skills that companies are looking for. Upon completion, participants will have learned about communication ability, dependability, reasonability, respectability, workability and the next steps to employment. Space is limited. Contact or visit the branch for application. For more information, contact: 410-887-8096 or email jobconnector@baltimorecountymd.gov. Presented by Baltimore County Department of Economic & Workforce Development in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Library.

Smart Choice Health Insurance: Understanding the Plans and Making the Best Decision on Wednesday, Aug, 15, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For adults. Learn about changes to the Affordable Care Act plans and how to select what’s best for you and your family. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Class limited to 15 participants; registration required.