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Events & Programs for Children

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library. Click here for the regularly scheduled Story Times

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Acreage Branch
American Girl: Grace Thomas
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Girl of the Year with Grace's favorite thing, making dessert! You'll work with others to make and decorate sugar cookies or peanut butter cookies. Learn about Grace's family business and how she is making a difference in people's lives. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.)

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Eggstremely Eggstraordinary Eggstravaganza
Sat, Apr 04, 11:00 am

Start your morning sunny side up with a bunny parade around the library, egg races, bunny hop-scotch, and crack up over our silly indoor egg hunt. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun spring craft project. Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Nepal
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

Pick up or bring your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! Join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history and food of Nepal. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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April Showers Bring May Flowers
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15 pm

It's time for a sprinkling of fun as we play games and make a craft all about spring flowers. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Cub
Sat, Apr 18, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Trash to Treasure: Recycled Art
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

Create something new and recycle at the same time using upcycled materials. Age 6-12. (60 min.)

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Do you love to sing along to our story time songs? Join a jam session of all your favorites with lots of musical instruments for you to play as we keep the music going. Ages 0-5. (30 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Wed, Apr 22, 7:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Picnic Time: No Ants Invited!
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Leave your rainy day blues behind. We're having an old-fashioned indoor picnic complete with games, stories and snacks. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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Belle Glade Branch
Bilingual Family Story Times Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Family Story Times
Mon, Apr 06, 10:30 am
Beach.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

Pajama Hour
Mon, Apr 06, 6:30 pm
Beach.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30 am
Parts of the Body.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

Pajama Hour
Mon, Apr 13, 6:30 pm
Parts of the Body.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Bingo Mania!
Wed, Apr 15, 3:00 pm

Play bingo and win a small prize. Light refreshments included. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30 am
Sharks/Fish.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

Pajama Hour
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm
Sharks/Fish.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Internet Safety Week!
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Watch a fun DVD and learn some great tips for staying safe on the Internet. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Week!
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

Watch a fun DVD and learn some great tips for staying safe on the Internet. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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It's LEGO® Time!
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Apr 27, 10:30 am
Monkeys.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

Pajama Hour
Mon, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Monkeys.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Sharks and More!
Wed, Apr 29, 3:00 pm

Enjoy stories about sharks and other creatures from the sea and make a fun shark craft. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Cyber Safety
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Learn the do's and don'ts when playing games or surfing the Internet. Finish up with a cyber safety game of bingo.

Recyclable Craft: Popsicle Sticks
Wed, Apr 22, 4:30 pm

Turn popsicle sticks into something great. Make a picture frame or a treasure box. (45 min.)

Gardens Branch
Gingerbread Peeps® Birdhouses
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30 am

Decorate a gingerbread birdhouse for your Peeps® friends! Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Bubbles Are Everywhere!
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Come join us for everything bubbles! Ages 1-3. Limit 25. (30 min.)

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Look Up at the Sky Day
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

Check out what's up there! Stories and music about up in the sky. Ages 4-8. Limit 30. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks and More
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Jelly Bean Day
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

It's all jelly beans as we celebrate National Jelly Bean Day! Ages 4-8. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Bingo
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

We'll discuss basic online safety tips, play games, and learn about some cool online databases. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
April Fun Day!
Sat, Apr 04, 3:00 pm

Let’s get together and tell jokes, learn magic tricks, and discover other ways to tease and amaze your friends! Ages 6-11. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 months. (30 min.)

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April Crafternoon
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00 pm

Make and take lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Tue, Apr 14, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Apr 18, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

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American Girls: Lanie
Sat, Apr 18, 3:00 pm

Enjoy activities, games and snacks of Lanie’s world. If you’d like, bring your doll and dress like Lanie! Ages 6-11. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Pajama Story Time
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Wear your pajamas for a fun evening of songs, stories and a craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Tips for Kids
Wed, Apr 22, 5:45 pm

Learn the rules of Internet safety through games and activities. Grades K-5. (30 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 months. (30 min.)

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Spy Training Academy
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

Learn the basic techniques for being an international spy. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
Fun @ Four
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm
Have an “eggciting” time learning fun ways to decorate eggs!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00 pm
Have a playdough play date at the library. Squish, roll and build your own masterpiece.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm
Everyone loves bubbles, but have you ever painted with them? Have a colorful afternoon of bubbly art. Dress to get messy!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Bunny Hop, Hop, Hop!
Fri, Apr 17, 11:00 am

We will stretch, wiggle and "hop, hop, hop." Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Crafty Creations
Sat, Apr 18, 11:00 am

Roll up your sleeves and create a variety of crafts using a mix of materials. Fun for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time (Hora de Cuentos Bilingües)
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 01 de abril, 6:30 pm
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm
Decorate a seed pot, then plant a seed so you can watch your own flower bloom!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Jelly Bean Bingo
Sat, Apr 25, 11:00 am

Get your beans in a row and try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites, databases and internet safety tips. Ages 9-13. (45 min.)

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Petapalooza Party!
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

We are celebrating our furry friends with a party! Enjoy some birthday cake while author Karen J. Roberts reads "The Little Blue Dog Has a Birthday Party." PBC Animal Care & Control will also share information about animal care and safety. If you don’t have a pet, learn how you can find the perfect pet for you and your family. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks and blackboards anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
LEGO® Club
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by building our own libraries.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Morikami Park Moonbear Band
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

The Morikami Park Moonbear Band is an Afro-Caribbean Drum Ensemble. Morikami Park Elementary's 4th and 5th grade students take the traditional African drum circle and infuse it with Caribbean steel drums. They also use traditional African instruments such as the gangokui, shakere and djembe. All ages. (45 min.)

Earth Day with Fancy Nancy
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

It's time for stories and games as Fancy Nancy and friends talk trash and use big words like environment. We'll have riddles to solve and an "energized" Wheel of Fortune-type game. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Bridge Building Competition.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Madeline's Special Story Time
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special story time celebrating Ludwig Bemelmans' birthday! He's the author of Madeline, our favorite French orphan. We'll read some stories, see a short movie, learn some French words, and make a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Jupiter Branch
Make and Take Crafts
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

Drop in and make any crafts from our past story time sessions with the creative supplies from our Craft Closet. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Young Writers Workshop
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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We Love Cars!
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Zoom on over to a fun-filled special where we will listen to some high-speed books and make an awesome car craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sun, Apr 19, 1:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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American Girl: Meet Kit
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Save the Frogs!
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Ever wanted to come face-to-face with a frog? Here's your chance to meet some live frogs and learn about why we should protect them. Hop on over for stories, activities and fun crafts. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Finding & Using Fun Websites
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

The library offers many exciting online resources for children, but do you know how to use them? Join us as we surf some of the best websites for kids, then play database bingo to try and win a prize. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Young Writers Workshop
Fri, Apr 24, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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American Girl: Meet Kit
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Come celebrate Children's Day and Book Day! We will sing and share stories in English and Spanish and make a special craft. All ages. ¡Vengan a celebrar El día de los niños/El día de los libros! Vamos a cantar y compartir cuentos en ingles y español y crear una manualidad especial. Todas edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Lantana Road Branch
Appreciate a Gator Day
Sat, Apr 04, 2:30 pm

Florida is home to over 1.5 million alligators. We will read stories that star these fabulous creatures and make a gator craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Move It!
Mon, Apr 06, 3:30 pm

Come for an hour of moving, shaking, dancing and games! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair!
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Rapunzel appears in storybooks across cultures. We will share stories, laughter and make a craft in her honor. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Coloring Club
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30 pm

Color to your heart's content as we pull out some fun and different coloring sheets. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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It's Internet Safety Awareness Week - Let's Play!
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Let's educate ourselves by watching a short, funny video on Internet Safety Awareness for children, and then we will play some fun games. There may be prizes! Parents are welcome. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Earth Day is Every Day
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Please join us for a story time focusing on the amazing creatures that are in danger of becoming extinct. Make a special craft in commemoration of a species that needs our help to be saved from extinction. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Go Fly a Kite
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Spring is in the air, gusts are whipping up, it's a perfect time to make a kite! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Colors All Around!
Fri, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

Join us for some color fun. We'll read stories about color and then create some colorful art. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (90 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

Bring your imagination and build something cool. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Spring Nail Art
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Decorate your nails with pastel colors, flowers and other spring designs. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Outer Space!
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Join us for hands-on experiments about outer space and create a craft to take home. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-10. (90 min.)

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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Miércoles, 30 de abril, 4:30 pm Come join us for bilingual songs, stories, a craft and a piñata. Costumes welcome! Ages 4-10. (90 min.) ¡Únase a nosotros para canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata! Disfraces bienvenidos! Edades 4-10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Loula V. York Branch
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 am
Beautiful Butterflies II.

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Eggstra Special Story Time!
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Join us for spring stories and crafts at this family event! All ages. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 am
D.E.A.R. Time.

Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am
D.E.A.R. Time!

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am
Love the Library.

Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Play Me a Story
Wed, Apr 15, 5:30 pm

Children and families are invited for a book fiesta in preparation for our celebration of Children's Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros)! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 am
Love the Library!

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am
For the Love of Poetry!

Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Paint a Poem
Wed, Apr 22, 5:30 pm

Join us for a reading of selected poems and then pick one to illustrate! Inspiring words and art supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am
For the Love of Poetry!

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 am
Flower Power.

Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Children's Day Eve Celebration
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to this celebration of children and the books they love! Stories, music, games and refreshments will be served at this fun fiesta! All ages. (60 min.)

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Main Library
Geography Club
Thu, Apr 02, 3:00 pm
Montana.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
Idaho.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Book Creations
Fri, Apr 10, 4:00 pm

This month we celebrate Library Week and Children’s Book Day, so let’s celebrate books and libraries by creating and illustrating a book of our own! Supplies provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Famous Artists
Tue, Apr 14, 4:00 pm

Learn all about the work of classic artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Then, create art like just they created - but with your own special flair! Music, stories, and your unique, gorgeous paintings will make for a fun-filled afternoon! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Life-Sized Chutes and Ladders Game
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

The library will become the game board and you will be the moving pieces in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Don’t miss the excitement! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm
Utah.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Thu, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
"Mummies in the Morning," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Planting a Garden
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

After reading stories about growing a garden, we'll plant seeds of our own in flower pots and make creative charts to monitor our plant’s progress. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Celebremos El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros con Arte (Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books with Art)
Tue, Apr 28, 11:15 am

martes, 28 de abril, 11:15 am Celebra el amor por la literatura y al arte con historias y una variedad de manualidades. Edades 3 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the love for books and art with stories and a variety of crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Craft-Mania
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

It’s that time again! We have lots of different crafts waiting for you. Come on in and make them all in one program! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00 pm
"Pirates Past Noon," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Frogs and Toads
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Go on a frog hunt, hear rib-biting stories and make a frog craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Recycling Fun
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Help save the Earth, one craft at a time. Listen to stories and make a craft by reusing old and unwanted items. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
RPB’s Crazy 8’s Math Club for Grades K-2 Registration
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am

Does your child find math boring and tedious? This new math club is bound to change their attitude! Once a week children, with their parents/guardians, will be introduced to mathematical concepts in fun and innovative ways. Crazy 8’s Math Club meets for eight weeks on Thursdays at 3:30 pm starting Apr 30. Grades K-2. First-come, first-served. Limit 14. (60 min.) Sign-ups begin Wed, Apr 01 at the children’s desk.

April Is in Bloom!
Tue, Apr 14, 4:30 pm

Welcome springtime with homemade paper flowers. Create a beautiful bouquet to take home or give to a special someone. Materials provided. Ages 8-14. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Fri, Apr 17, 3:30 pm

Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Teeny Tiny Sensory Art: Puffy Paints!
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30 am

Little ones can strengthen their eye-hand coordination as well as their fine and gross motor skills by engaging in a multi-sensory art activity using colored puffy paints. Materials provided. Dress to get messy! Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Let’s Play Internet Safety Jeopardy!
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00 pm

Come on in and test your knowledge about Internet safety while playing an entertaining game of Jeopardy! Win prizes for each correct answer you give. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Pajamarama Story Time: Rhyme Time!
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm

It’s time to listen to some classic stories, songs and poems that make rhyming fun. Make a fun craft to bring home and don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome. Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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So, You Want to be an American Girl?
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Do you love the American Girl series? Celebrate these wonderful girls by creating your own doll using recycled materials, make a beaded bracelet, and take a picture with your doll in our photo area using fun props. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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The “Under Construction” Crew
Sat, Apr 25, 3:30 pm

Use our building blocks to make your own fantastic creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us the kind of builder you really are! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Wearable Art: Beaded Clay Necklaces
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

Sculpt, mold and design clay into beautiful beads of various shapes and sizes to create your own piece of jewelry. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Tequesta Branch
Techno-kid Safety
Tue, Apr 21, 3:00 pm

Join us for fun games, stories, activities, music and crafts with online safety themes for your techno savvy kids. Ages 4 & up. (40 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Game Day
Tue, Apr 07, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Baby Poetry Slam
Fri, Apr 10, 10:15 am

Enjoy readings of your favorite nursery rhymes, and explore poetry for the youngest of audiences. Ages 0-24 mos. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee
Fri, Apr 10, 2:30 pm
"Space Jam."

©Warner Bros. (87 min.) PG

Dino Tales
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Travel back in time and enjoy stories, songs and a craft featuring our prehistoric pals! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Art Club
Mon, Apr 13, 3:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Poetry Slam Junior
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm

Write your own poetry and share with the group. Also enjoy readings of poetry from famous poets who write specifically for children. Ages 6-11. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Stay Safe Online: Internet Safety BINGO
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Internet Safety Awareness Week and learn about being safe online through fun and games. Ages 5-11. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring bingo night. Create your own card, and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (40 min.)

Poetry for the Younger Crowd
Fri, Apr 24, 3:15 pm

Enjoy readings of your favorite nursery rhymes and poetry written specifically for younger children. Ages 3-5. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Apr 27, 3:00 pm

Builders, create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

West Boca Branch
Lego® in the Library
Fri, Apr 03, 2:30 pm

Come show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.)

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Saturday is for Toddlers
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2.

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Minecraft Mania
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 am

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Bats in the Library
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

On the eve of Bat Appreciation Day, enjoy a story time dedicated to the often misunderstood winged mammal. We’ll read a story, learn some bat facts, and create a bat inspired craft. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Afternoon Crafts
Fri, Apr 17, 3:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Bouncing Babies
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30 am

Baby and parents, or caregivers, are invited to come and share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos.

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Surf Safely-Internet Safety Awareness
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Stop by the story time room and receive important information about being safe on the internet. We’ll have booklets for parents and activity sheets for kids. Check out videos and safety tips on the NetSmartz® website on one of our laptops. All ages. (60 min.)

Afternoon Crafts
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books (Celebremos El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the fun of being a kid and the fun of reading in English and Spanish. Grades Pre-K & up (45 min.) Jueves, 30 de abril, 3:30 pm Celebra lo divertido de ser un niño y lo divertido que es leer en inglés y en español. Grados Pre-K en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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West Boynton Branch
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Apr 01, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

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Chess Club
Wed, Apr 01, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00 am

Builders construct vehicles, buildings or animals out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Apr 08, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

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Chess Club
Wed, Apr 08, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Nighttime Story Time
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm

Make a date to participate in the monthly nighttime story time. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Apr 15, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

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Chess Club
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Saturday Morning Matinee
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am
"Big Hero Six."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (93 min.) Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. PG

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Earth Day, Hooray!
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00 pm

Bring your ‘green thumbs’ to plant in celebration of our home, the Earth. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Apr 22, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

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Chess Club
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Out of this Web! (or World Wide Web)
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

Safely explore the web, play games, and make an out of the "web" craft. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Apr 29, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

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Chess Club
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Make & Take Crafts
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Try your hand at a variety of projects for crafty kids to create and enjoy. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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