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The Clarence E. Anthony Branch and Loula V. York Branch will open at 10:00 am, Thu, Dec 04.
 

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: Samantha
Wed, Dec 03, 4:00 pm

Let's celebrate the holiday season in Samantha's style as we make a gift you can give. The fun continues with games galore and a salty-sweet holiday treat. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 05, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 05, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Club
Sat, Dec 06, 2:30 pm

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

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Dreaming of Toys
Mon, Dec 08, 3:00 pm

Are your dreams filled with toys this holiday season? We'll celebrate the fun and magic of our favorite toys in an unforgettable story time complete with a crafty toy that doesn't need batteries. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Game Time!
Wed, Dec 10, 3:30 pm

Enjoy some popcorn and play some Wii games, board games or card games with your friends and maybe make some new ones. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Our Frosty Friends
Thu, Dec 11, 11:15 am

In the spirit of the winter holidays join us in a festive celebration of snow as we dance, read stories, and make a fun snow activity to take home. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 12, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 12, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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Catch That Gingerbread Man!
Thu, Dec 18, 3:30 pm

Listen to and participate in our slightly silly version of the Gingerbread Man and decorate some delicious cookies. All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 19, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Fri, Dec 19, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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Craft for Kids
Fri, Dec 19, 3:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a special seasonal craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Disney Crafternoon Movie
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (84 min.) Join us for this beastly movie about the power of kindness and make a wish box to hold your fondest dream inside. G

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Belle Glade Branch
Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Nov 29, 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, Dec 01, 10:30 am

Counting.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Dec 01, 6:30 pm

Counting.

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

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Family Story Times
Mon, Dec 08, 10:30 am

Snow.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Dec 08, 6:30 pm

Snow.

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

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Thumbprint Art
Thu, Dec 11, 3:00 pm

An ink pad and your thumb are all you need to create cool thumbprint art. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Story Times
Sat, Dec 13, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Dec 15, 10:30 am

Bears.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Dec 15, 6:30 pm

Bears.

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

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Family Story Times
Mon, Dec 22, 10:30 am

Frogs.

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

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Children's Movie
Mon, Dec 22, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) After the movie, make a winter craft. All ages. G

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Dec 22, 6:30 pm

Frogs.

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

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Winter Fun!
Tue, Dec 23, 3:00 pm

Hear some great winter stories and decorate sugar cookies to take home. Dress to get messy. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Story Times
Sat, Dec 27, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Dec 29, 10:30 am

Favorite Books.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Dec 29, 6:30 pm

Favorite Books.

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

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Build with LEGO® Bricks
Tue, Dec 30, 3:00 pm

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

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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Winter Craft-a-Palooza
Wed, Dec 10, 5:00 pm

Make various crafts and activities from the fall and winter. Make one or make them all.

Board Game Fun
Mon, Dec 22, 1:00 pm

Play classics like Monopoly, Candyland and Connect Four. (60 min.)

Gardens Branch
Toddler Dot Art
Tue, Dec 02, 10:30 am

Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Card Making
Fri, Dec 05, 3:30 pm

Get creative and make unique greeting cards to share with family and friends. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Thumbprint Art
Mon, Dec 08, 3:30 pm

Create fun thumbprints using washable stamp pads in a rainbow of colors. Ages 5-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Baby Bells
Wed, Dec 10, 11:15 am

Jingle-along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. Limit 20. (30 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Fri, Dec 12, 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. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sat, Dec 20, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

Glades Road Branch
B is for Bubbles!
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 am

Enjoy bubbly stories, songs and crafts with lots of bubbles! Ages 2-4. (35 min.)

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C is for Cookie!
Wed, Dec 10, 4:00 pm

Celebrate National Cookie day with stories, songs, a craft and movie. Decorate your very own cookie! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Dec 11, 10:00 am

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

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Snakes Alive!
Mon, Dec 15, 3:30 pm

Explore the slithering side of nature and pet a live snake! Presented by Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Dec 17, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Under the Sea
Wed, Dec 17, 11:00 am

Explore sea creatures through stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Winter Crafternoon
Wed, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Make five different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Dec 18, 10:00 am

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

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Dec 20, 11:00 am

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

Adventures in Motion
Tue, Dec 23, 3:00 pm

Build exploding popsicle chains and falling domino trails! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Minecraft Meetup
Mon, Dec 29, 11:00 am

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (75 min.)

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Heroes vs. Villains Party!
Tue, Dec 30, 3:00 pm

Enjoy games, crafts and snacks as we pit heroes against villains. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Happy New Year!
Wed, Dec 31, 11:00 am

Celebrate the New Year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
Get Your Game On
Sat, Dec 06, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games, board games and a seasonal craft. Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Sat, Dec 06, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Wear your favorite fashion and be ready to singalong. PG

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Jingle Babies
Mon, Dec 08, 11:30 am

Jingle along and have some fun as we play, sing and move to some holiday tunes. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Jinglecise
Fri, Dec 12, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

A Season of Giving
Wed, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the season with the classic story “The Giving Tree,” by Shel Silverstein, then make something special to give someone your love. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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All Aboard!
Sat, Dec 20, 11:00 am

Sound the whistle, get your ticket, the Greenacres Express is here! Don’t miss this special event with a story and a craft while an electric train chugs through the library. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

Duct, Duct Tape
Tue, Dec 30, 11:00 am

Use that sticky stuff to create wallets, bookmarks, flowers, bags and more. Ages 9-12. (60 min.)

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Happy New Year!
Wed, Dec 31, 11:30 am

Ring in the New Year with crafts and a New Year’s Eve countdown. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Snowman Decorating Contest: December 1 - December 15
Mon, Dec 01, 9:00 am

Show off your creative skills with our Snowman Decorating Contest. Starting Dec 01, pick up your snowman template in the Children's Department and decorate it as much or as little as you like. Then bring it back to the library by Dec 15 where all snowmen will be on display until the "Snowed In" Story time on Dec 20, at 2:00 pm. Prizes will be awarded at the story time. Ages 3-12.

Family Fun Night: Cookie Decorating
Tue, Dec 02, 6:00 pm

Get ready for the holidays by joining us to make festive cookies with frosting, sprinkles and candy. We will also provide hot cocoa to enjoy with your cookie creations. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Book & Boogie
Wed, Dec 03, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and read a story or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (30 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Sat, Dec 06, 2:00 pm

Build Something that Belongs on a Farm.

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

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Snow Much Fun
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 am

Join us for a special snow-themed story time. We’ll learn about keeping warm in the snow and even make a pair of mittens. It will be snow much fun! Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Holiday Make & Take Crafts
Thu, Dec 11, 11:00 am

Let's get our little fingers busy with making wonderful holiday crafts that we can take home for each of the three upcoming Winter Holidays! Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Morikami Park Elementary Sunshine Singers Concert
Sat, Dec 13, 11:00 am

The Sunshine Singers, from Morikami Park Elementary, were invited to sing on the grand staircase in the Kravis Center Lobby! The students performed Broadway tunes before the opening night of Cinderella. These 35 talented singers will perform some of the same repertoire in addition to songs of the season at our branch. All ages. (40 min.)

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Ice Painting
Sat, Dec 13, 2:00 pm

We will bring a little ice to winter in Florida by making cool paintings with ice cubes and frozen paint. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Baby Book & Boogie
Wed, Dec 17, 10:00 am

Stretch, kick, clap and sing along with your child as we have a special music and movement story time just for babies. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Thu, Dec 18, 4:00 pm

Build a Toy Factory.

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

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Snowed In with a Holiday Movie
Sat, Dec 20, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (100 min.) There may not be snow in Florida, but we can still celebrate the winter season. Dress in your coziest, family-friendly pajamas and join us for a movie and hot cocoa. All ages. G

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Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

Or how about an indoor snowball fight, or play pin the carrot nose on Olaf, or feed Sven the hungry reindeer? And, yes, there will be an edible kit to take with you to build your own snowman. Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Jupiter Branch
Jingle Bell Babies
Wed, Dec 03, 9:30 am

Jingle along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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C is for Cookie
Thu, Dec 04, 10:30 am

Celebrate National Cookie Day with sweet stories and songs, and make a cute craft, too. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Jingle Bell Babies
Mon, Dec 08, 11:00 am

Jingle along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Jinglecise
Tue, Dec 09, 11:00 am

Jingle your way to the library to listen to music and dance with us! Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, bells and more. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

My Favorite Books
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 am

Everyone has at least one favorite book. We'll share our most-loved books from our favorite authors and create a craft that’s sure to be adored. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Beginners Crochet Club
Wed, Dec 10, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Pick up a supply list. Ages 8-14. (60 min.)

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Ho-Ho-Holiday Hop
Thu, Dec 11, 11:30 am

Twirl, slide, freeze dance and rock 'n' roll to ho-ho-holiday tunes. Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

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Crafternoon: Arm Knitting
Thu, Dec 11, 4:00 pm

Learn this fun and funky way to knit a "gift-worthy" scarf using your arms! No knitting experience needed. Bring two skeins of super bulky yarn. Ages 8-16. (60 min.)

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Tween Gingerbread House Decorating
Sun, Dec 14, 2:00 pm

Design and decorate a holiday gingerbread house built of sturdy graham crackers, royal icing, and colorful sweets. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Toddler Winter Wonderland
Mon, Dec 15, 11:00 am

Music, stories, art and play with a winter theme. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Dora's Winter Fiesta
Thu, Dec 18, 10:30 am

Celebrate winter with Dora the Explorer! We'll read a book, make a craft, enjoy a special treat, and more. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sun, Dec 28, 1:00 pm

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

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A Frozen Winter Wonderland
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

We’ll build a snowman, then find out what happens when you put him in summer, make snowflakes that would make Elsa proud, and more Frozen-inspired crafts. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Nearly New Year's
Tue, Dec 30, 11:15 am

Join us for an early welcome to 2015! Make a party hat and noise makers to ring in a "Happy Noon Year!" We'll hear stories and dance as we wait to countdown to the noon "ball drop." Ages 3-10. (60 min.)

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Lantana Road Branch
South Florida Animals
Sat, Dec 06, 1:00 pm

Join us as naturalists from the Green Cay Nature Center present a program that will explore the lives of various animals we have here in South Florida. Live animals and artifacts will be used to compare and contrast how animals adapt to their surroundings. We will also examine life cycles of the animals. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Giant Gingerbread House!
Tue, Dec 09, 4:00 pm

Let's work together as a team to build a giant gingerbread house! All ages. (60 min.)

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Holiday Nail Art
Thu, Dec 11, 3:30 pm

Paint snowmen or snowflakes on your nails. Perfect for the winter holidays! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Fri, Dec 12, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game. If you already know how to play, join us for a few games to sharpen your skills! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Fancy Nancy's Super Fancy Winter Party!
Sat, Dec 13, 3:00 pm

Everything about winter is fancy, so let’s celebrate the season as Fancy Nancy would, by listening to extra fancy stories and dressing up in our fanciest outfits. We’ll make a super fancy craft and practice our fanciest table manners. Costumes welcomed. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Fri, Dec 19, 4:00 pm

Bring your imagination and build something. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Warmth of Friendship
Mon, Dec 29, 2:30 pm

Cozy up to these stories about animals helping each other during winter, and then make a special craft to give a loved one. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Movie Singalong Reprise!
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Come join us to singalong and dance! Come dressed up in your favorite Disney gear. All ages. PG

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Loula V. York Branch
Toddler Story Times
Tue, Dec 02, 10:00 am

Love!

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

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Share the Love!
Sat, Dec 06, 2:00 pm

Families are invited to create holiday cards for those they love! All ages. (60 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Dec 09, 10:00 am

Cookies!

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Dec 11, 10:00 am

Cookies!

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

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Cookie Joy!
Sat, Dec 13, 2:00 pm

Decorate cookies and celebrate the gifts of the season at this holiday party! All ages. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Dec 16, 10:00 am

Wonder & Joy!

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, Dec 17, 5:30 pm

Join us for holiday stories and skits! There is a part for everyone: behind the scenes, center stage, or as a part of the cheering audience! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Dec 18, 10:00 am

Wonder & Joy!

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

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Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Workshop!
Sat, Dec 20, 2:00 pm

Children and families are invited to build gingerbread houses made of graham crackers, frosting and candy! Flex your creativity and share a sweet experience with those you love! All ages. (60 min.)

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Main Library
CreationStation Open House: Create a Family Photo Greeting
Wed, Dec 03, 6:00 pm

Bring the whole family for a 15 minute photo session. We'll take your picture with our green screen backdrop, insert one of our photo backgrounds, and email the image to you. Print it out and send to your friends, or send it as an eCard. Whether you're celebrating a holiday or just want to say hello to friends and family, this will be a fun event! Space is limited.

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CreationStation Open House: Create a Family Photo Greeting
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 am

Bring the whole family for a 15 minute photo session. We'll take your picture with our green screen backdrop, insert one of our photo backgrounds, and email the image to you. Print it out and send to your friends, or send it as an eCard. Whether you're celebrating a holiday or just want to say hello to friends and family, this will be a fun event! Space is limited.

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Winter Origami
Wed, Dec 10, 4:00 pm

Explore the art of Japanese paper folding. Beginners and experienced paper folders are welcome to learn how to make something new and exciting using nothing more than simple paper. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Fire Safety with PBC Fire Rescue
Wed, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Learn important things you can do to prevent fire and how to stay safe in the event of a fire emergency. After an exciting presentation, we will get to tour a real fire truck! (Please note that a fire emergency could cause a fire truck to be delayed or unavailable.) Ages 2-11. (60 min.)

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Tiny Tikes Story Time
Fri, Dec 19, 10:30 am

Sing and play the morning away! Babies, parents and caregivers will love this special time filled with music, stories and play. Ages 6-23 mos. (45 min.)

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Winter Story Time
Mon, Dec 22, 10:30 am

Get ready for some great wintertime stories, fun musical games to celebrate the season, and a special winter craft. Ages 2-7. (45 min.)

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Happy New Year Cards
Tue, Dec 23, 2:00 pm

It’s almost a brand new year, so let’s make cards to wish a happy 2015 to those we love. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Curious George Day
Mon, Dec 29, 3:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite monkey will be the guest of honor for an afternoon of stories, games and crafts. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Indoor Races Day
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

Have some fun during this school break with fun indoor races. Bring your friends and join in on the fun! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fantastically Frozen
Sat, Dec 06, 10:30 am

Do you want to build a snowman? Then come to a wonderland filled with activities based on the popular movie. Games, songs and crafts. Ages 4-10. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Time
Wed, Dec 10, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and create a masterpiece using our collection of LEGO® bricks! Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
Reading Buddies Winter Session 2015 Registration
Mon, Dec 01, 10:00 am

Do you need to practice reading? Reading Buddies is here to help! Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications for Winter Session 2015 can be picked up at the Children's Desk starting Mon, Dec 01. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 12 spaces only. Winter Session 2015 meets on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm from Jan 07 - Feb 25, 2015. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Tue, Dec 02, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Dec 05, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Winter Baby Story Time Special
Mon, Dec 08, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 mos. (35 min.)

Pajamarama Story Time: Happy 50th Anniversary, Flat Stanley!
Mon, Dec 08, 7:00 pm

Celebrate 50 silly and wacky years of Flat Stanley, one of our favorite children’s book characters of all time. After listening to the picture book version of Flat Stanley, we will sing, dance and make our very own Flat Stanley to take on a journey through our library. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Tue, Dec 09, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Winter Story Time Special
Thu, Dec 11, 10:30 am

Come on in and listen to chilly tales of snow and the extraordinary animals that live in the cold. Ages 2-5. (40 min.)

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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Sat, Dec 13, 10:30 am

Enjoy wiggling and shaking to music while using scarves, egg shakers and other instruments all in the name of reading readiness. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Tue, Dec 16, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Cube-tastic Craft Time!
Thu, Dec 18, 4:30 pm

Construct your own cube crafts of favorite television and game characters by just cutting and folding. All materials will be provided. Ages 9-14. (45 min.)

The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Dec 19, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Winter Baby Story Time Special
Sat, Dec 20, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 mos. (35 min.)

Wii U Gaming
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

Game on! Challenge yourself and your friends by playing some of your favorite Wii games on our new Wii U! Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Tue, Dec 30, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Chill at the library by watching this refreshing movie. Make cool crafts to take home. All materials will be provided. Ages 8 & up. PG

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Tequesta Branch
Kittens and Mittens
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 am

Sweet little kittens lost their mittens, can you help find them? Join us for stories, music and games all about kittens and mittens. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Not Your Grandma's BINGO
Wed, Dec 03, 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. (45 min.)

Make a Gift
Mon, Dec 08, 4:00 pm

Create a unique gift for someone special. All supplies provided. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Tween Gaming
Tue, Dec 09, 3:30 pm

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

Pokémon League
Thu, Dec 11, 5:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Sweet Treats
Sat, Dec 13, 11:00 am

Get your sweet tooth ready to hear some sugary stories and songs, and create a scrumptious craft! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Art Club
Mon, Dec 15, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Dec 29, 4:00 pm

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

West Boca Branch
Baby Story Time
Tue, Dec 02, 10:30 am

Baby and parents, or caregivers, are invited to come share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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LEGO® in the Library
Fri, Dec 05, 3:30 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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Scratch Art
Mon, Dec 08, 3:30 pm

Scratch and create an original work of art or a light catcher using special black paper that reveals beautiful colors when you scratch off your design. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
Tue, Dec 09, 10:30 am

Come listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Space is limited. Please sign up for either Tuesday or Friday. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

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Mundo Polar (Story Time in Spanish)
Tue, Dec 09, 3:30 pm

Martes, 09 de diciembre, 3:30 pm. Ven a aprender de los extremos opuestos de la Tierra: Los polos. Habrá libros, juegos, manualidades y mucha diversión. Edades 4 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preschool Story Time: Gingerbread Man
Thu, Dec 11, 11:00 am

We’ll read stories about the Gingerbread Man and friends, dance and sing to fun songs, watch a short film, and make a simple craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
Fri, Dec 12, 10:30 am

Come listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Space is limited. Please sign up for either Tuesday or Friday. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

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Afternoon Crafts
Wed, Dec 17, 3:00 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.)

Afternoon Crafts
Tue, Dec 23, 2:30 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.)

Family Movie
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (101 min.) All ages. PG

West Boynton Branch
Monday Movie Matinee
Mon, Dec 01, 3:00 pm
"The Smurfs 2."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (105 min.) PG

Take the family out for popcorn and a movie starting Mon, Nov 10.

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Lapsit Special
Tue, Dec 02, 10:45 am

Movement activities, songs and stories for the littlest ones. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Dec 03, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
Wed, Dec 03, 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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Crafternoon
Tue, Dec 09, 4:00 pm

Use a simple pattern to turn paper into gift bags for your family and friends. Personalize them with embellishments. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Winter Wonderland
Wed, Dec 10, 10:30 am

Everyone's favorite snowman is back! Delight in stories of winter fun. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Dec 10, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
Wed, Dec 10, 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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Done with Bullying
Mon, Dec 15, 3:30 pm

Black-belt Master Instructor Gary Horner, of Martial Artists Against Bullying, teaches practical strategies for identifying and dealing with bullying behavior and how to “buddy” rather than “bully” others. Sneakers recommended. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Make & Take Crafts
Sat, Nov 15, 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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