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All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

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
Disney Crafternoon Movie
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm
"Beauty & the Beast."

©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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Begin with Books
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

Start the new year off right by using a variety of interesting materials to make yourself a work of art bookmark. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity and make a new friend and a special craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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American Girl: McKenna
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Learn to believe in yourself, encourage others, and respect differences among people through the stories of McKenna and all her adventures. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Wed, Jan 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Wed, Jan 14, 3:30 pm

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

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Snuggle Up with Animals in Winter
Fri, Jan 16, 3:30 pm

Come discover what different animals do during the winter and how they get comfortable in cold climates. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Master Builders Club
Sat, Jan 17, 2:30 pm

Work on your own LEGO® projects as usual or join us in a game that will test our LEGO® building speed and skills with fun and funny results! Are you a brick head or a Master Builder? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Egypt
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

Pick up your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! This month join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, art, history and more of Egypt. Ages 6-12. (60-90 min.)

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Groundhog, Can You See My Shadow?
Wed, Jan 28, 11:15 am

Punxsutawney Phil comes out every Groundhog's Day and predicts how much longer winter will last by looking for his shadow. Let's learn about shadows and read some stories about groundhogs. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Game Time
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

Play some Wii games, board games or card games with friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Catch Super Bowl Fever!
Thu, Jan 29, 1:30 pm

It's an early release day, now who's ready for some football? We've got the cure for Super Bowl Fever, a fun-filled afternoon of relay races and other indoor sports games and activities designed to get you in the spirit for Sunday. What's a Super Bowl party without some snacks and even a few prizes? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Time for Toys: Movie Matinee
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm
"Toy Story."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.) Join us for a showing of this animated classic about the lives of toys and bring your own favorite action figures or dolls to play together in our amazing play set environment. All ages. G

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Belle Glade Branch
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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Family Story Times
Mon, Jan 05, 10:30 am

Farm.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Jan 05, 6:30 pm

Farm.

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Jan 10, 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, Jan 12, 10:30 am

Cats.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

Cats.

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

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It's LEGO® Time!
Thu, Jan 15, 3:00 pm

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

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"Froggy Gets Dressed"
Thu, Jan 22, 3:00 pm

Hear the story of "Froggy Gets Dressed," by Jack London and other great frog stories. Make a fun frog craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Jan 24, 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, Jan 26, 10:30 am

Dogs.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Jan 26, 6:30 pm

Dogs.

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

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It's a Dog's Life!
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about dogs and play Doggy Bones beanbag toss. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Craft-a-Palooza
Mon, Jan 05, 1:00 pm

Craft away while listening to music and making new friends. Make as many crafts as you want. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Art Stop
Sat, Jan 31, 11:00 am

Paint a beautiful picture using paint, sponges and other mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Gardens Branch
Family Funcraftic: Straws
Sat, Jan 03, 2:00 pm

We'll celebrate National Drinking Straw Day by making cool and clever crafts out of straws. All ages. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Universal Letter Writing
Thu, Jan 08, 3:30 pm

Write a special letter the old-fashioned way to someone you care about. Materials provided. Grades 2-5. (60 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Fri, Jan 09, 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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Cheesy Popcorn
Thu, Jan 15, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Popcorn Day with stories, music and a craft. Cheesy popcorn snack provided. Ages 5-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Sat, Jan 17, 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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"Frozen" Singalong Karaoke
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

Sing along to your favorites from the movie "Frozen." Enjoy trivia, crafts and games too. Wear your costume if you want. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. Limit 30. (60 min.)

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National Puzzle and Game Day
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

Give your brain a workout and have a puzzling good time with crosswords, jigsaw puzzles and board games. Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
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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Loom Knitting
Tue, Jan 06, 6:00 pm

Bring your rubber band loom and learn how to knit a scarf. Yarn provided. Ages 9-14. (60 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Art & Artists.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Jan 08, 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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Little Wonders
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Wed, Jan 14, 4:00 pm

Magic & Magicians.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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We Love Winter!
Thu, Jan 15, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, activities and a film all about winter. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

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

Little Wonders
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

Music & Musicians.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Jan 22, 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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Crafternoon
Mon, Jan 26, 4:00 pm

Enjoy many different winter themed crafts. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Dances & Dancers.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Rubber Ducky Day!
Thu, Jan 29, 11:00 am

Celebrate Rubber Duckies with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Mad Hatter Tea Party
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Lewis Carroll’s birthday at this whimsical soiree. Fancy dress is optional. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
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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Movie Matinee
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm
"Dolphin Tale 2."

©Warner Bros. (107 min.) PG

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Over the Rainbow
Sat, Jan 03, 11:00 am

Join us as we learn to create colorful rainbow loom bracelets using the magic of your fingers! Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Block Party
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Imagine, design and build with LEGO® bricks at the library. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Let it Snow
Wed, Jan 14, 4:00 pm

Create your own winter wonderland of snowflakes with pipe cleaners, craft sticks, sequins and more. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Gaming and Crafts for Tweens
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and giant snowflake crafts. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day!
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

In honor of this special day, let’s go nuts building creative sculptures using colorful foam peanuts and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Fri, Jan 23, 11:00 am

Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Snowed In!
Sat, Jan 24, 11:00 am

Celebrate winter with snow stories, activities and a sweet and tasty craft. Hot chocolate and cookies served to keep us warm! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Frosty Friends
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Put a new spin on some old CD’s by creating frosty snowmen that will melt your heart. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Guess Whoooo's Coming to the Library!
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Okeeheelee Nature Center’s live feathered friends. Hands-on activity following the presentation. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Frozen Frenzy!
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Have a fabulous time frolicking through a variety of activities and crafts based on the popular film. Dress as your favorite princess or snowman. All ages. (45 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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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A Visit from Green Cay Nature Center
Fri, Jan 02, 10:30 am

Our friends from down the road will stop by and bring some of their "friends" to meet us! Please join us for a fun time with some Florida wildlife and learn and laugh a little. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Sat, Jan 03, 2:00 pm

Build a Scene from your Favorite Video Game.

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

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Fairytale Fest
Mon, Jan 12, 4:00 pm

Calling all princes and princesses! Come celebrate the birthday of author Charles Perrault, born 1628 in Paris, France. He was the person that first introduced the world to the tales of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. We’ll hear some tales, see a movie, and make our own prince or princess crown. Ages 6 & up.

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Baby Signing
Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 am

Teaching your baby sign language is an excellent way to provide them with preverbal communication and early literacy skills. Enjoy rhymes and songs that both you and your baby can enjoy. Expectant mothers also welcome. Ages 4-23 mos. (30 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Thu, Jan 29, 4:00 pm

Build Anything You Can Imagine.

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

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Book & Boogie
Fri, Jan 30, 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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Jupiter Branch
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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What Do You Say?
Fri, Jan 09, 3:30 pm

Learn how to write charming thank you notes using our colorful papers, crazy craft scissors, cool stamps and glitter pens. Grades K-4. (60 min.)

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Dragon Appreciation Day
Wed, Jan 14, 3:30 pm

Everyone loves those fire breathing dragons. We'll let our imaginations run wild with books, songs, activities and a smokin' craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Beginner's Crochet for Children
Thu, Jan 15, 4:00 pm

Bring your hook and favorite yarn and make new friends while learning basic stitches. Ages 9-14. (45 min.)

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Batman Forever
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

Is it a bird, a plane or a locomotive? No, it’s Batman! Come celebrate our favorite caped crusader. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sun, Jan 25, 1:00 pm

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

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American Girl Club: Meet Julie
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games and activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Please bring a plain white t-shirt or other white fabric to tie-dye. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Groundhog Day
Fri, Jan 30, 3:30 pm

Look who's awake! Our friend the groundhog will help us find out if winter is over. Learn about what makes these furry creatures special through stories and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Lantana Road Branch
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
"Frozen."

©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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I'm an Animal Tracker!
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

You can tell which animal passed by from the scat and tracks it left behind. We'll learn how to track various animals based on these clues. Then we'll create some tracks and scat to take home. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.)

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Gone Fishing
Sun, Jan 04, 3:00 pm

Join us for stories and crafts, and then play the fishing game! You'll never know what kind of tale you'll catch when you're caught reading! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Fri, Jan 09, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game. Already know how to play? Join us for a few games to sharpen your skills! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Hand Prints
Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 pm

Be ready for paint and dress to get messy because we will be creating paintings with hand and finger prints! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Let it Snow
Tue, Jan 13, 4:00 pm

Dazzle the sky with intricate snowflakes you'll learn to make! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Appreciate a Dragon Day
Fri, Jan 16, 3:00 pm

Join us for spellbinding stories about dragons and make a cool dragon craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Move it!
Sat, Jan 17, 2:30 pm

Come back for another hour of fun games and activities! Hula hoops, jump ropes, tag and more! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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White Winter
Sat, Jan 24, 3:00 pm

Join us as we make lots of winter crafts. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Coloring Club
Fri, Jan 30, 3:30 pm

Come join us for an hour of coloring and relaxing! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

Bring your imagination and join us to make something fantastic! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Loula V. York Branch
I'm Dreaming Of...
Sat, Jan 03, 2:00 pm

Children and families are invited to envision what they hope for in the coming year. Create a journal to fill with your dreams and ideas, during 2015. There will be lots of food for thought as well as refreshments! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Jan 06, 10:00 am

Hats Off to the New Year!

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Jan 08, 10:00 am

Hats Off to the New Year!

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Jan 13, 10:00 am

Celebrate Peace & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Stories, music and creative activities for children. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Jan 15, 10:00 am

Celebrate Peace & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Play Me A Story
Wed, Jan 21, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to join us for stories and activities to kickoff a healthy, happy new year! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

Let's Go Nuts! (Healthy Food.)

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Read Down Your Fines Party!
Sat, Jan 24, 2:00 pm

Join your friends in the meeting room at the Read Down Your Fines Party! Read and collect "Dewey Bucks" - library "money" - which you can use to pay down fines on your library card, or use to purchase a library book bag, or a replacement library card! Fifteen minutes of reading = one Dewey Buck! Snacks provided. Ages 6-16. (60 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Jan 27, 10:00 am

Love Your Dragon.

Stories, music and creative activities for children. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Jan 29, 10:00 am

Love Your Dragon.

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Main Library
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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Eric Carle Stories and Crafts
Mon, Jan 05, 3:30 pm

Spend an exciting afternoon celebrating the amazing author and illustrator Eric Carle. We will be exploring his books and recreating some of his best artwork. Plenty of Eric Carle books will be available for checkout. Ages 2-7. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Builders’ Club
Wed, Jan 07, 3:30 pm

Make a skyscraper or design something unique with LEGO® bricks. All ages. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Jan 08, 3:00 pm

Illinois.

Join us as we continue our exciting journey through the states!

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Video & Board Game Day
Fri, Jan 09, 3:30 pm

Enjoy classic board games and video games all in one exciting afternoon! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Once Upon a Fairy Tale
Tue, Jan 13, 4:00 pm

All princes and princesses are cordially invited to this special afternoon full of fairy tales, enchanted crafts and magical celebration. Dress up as your favorite fairy tale character or come as you are. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Jan 15, 3:00 pm

Missouri.

Join us as we continue our exciting journey through the states!

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Origami for Beginners
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

Learn all about the exciting art of paper folding and make some beautiful art. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Play-Doh Extravaganza
Tue, Jan 27, 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand, join us for a fun-filled afternoon of Play-Doh creations. Don’t forget to bring your imagination! Ages 2-9. (45 min.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Giraffe Time
Tue, Jan 13, 3:30 pm

Listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft about the tallest animal in the world. Ages 4-9. (30 min.)

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Club LEGO®
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

Construct and build something fun with our LEGO® collection. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
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
“Frozen.”

©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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Kids Wii U Gaming
Fri, Jan 02, 2:30 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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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Sat, Jan 03, 10:30 am

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

Tweets, Beaks and Feathers
Mon, Jan 05, 2:00 pm

Celebrate National Bird Day by learning about our state and national birds. Show your artistic side by making an origami bird. Materials provided. Ages 7-17. (45 min.)

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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Sat, Jan 10, 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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Hats Galore!
Thu, Jan 15, 3:30 pm

It's National Hat Day! Join us in listening to entertaining and amusing tales about hats, participate in some “madcap” hat activities and make your very own “crazy” hat to wear. Materials provided. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Snowflakes in Florida?
Thu, Jan 22, 3:30 pm

Never seen snow here in Florida? Well, we are about to change that! Come on in and make your very own stained glass snowflakes and bring a little “winter” to your home. Materials provided. Ages 7-10. (45 min.)

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Teeny Tiny Art Time
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

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

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Around and Around We Go…
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

Where it stops, nobody knows! Come on in and use regular, everyday items to create a circular masterpiece. Materials provided. Ages 7-10. (45 min.)

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Pajamarama Story Time: Fixin’ It @ Your Library!
Mon, Jan 26, 6:30 pm

Grab your tool box and tool belt for an exciting time at the library! Be ready to "drill," "hammer" and "build" your way through lively stories and silly songs about tools, construction and building. Make your very own set of tools with a tool belt to bring home. Don't forget to wear your favorite PJ's! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Kids Wii U Gaming
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 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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Frozen Fun Time
Sat, Jan 31, 10:30 am

Join Anna, Elsa and Olaf in some ice-themed activities and crafts. Materials provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Tequesta Branch
Sculpt-n-Read
Wed, Jan 07, 3:30 pm

Join us for eight weeks of story and sculpting. Use your imagination and create your own adventuresome characters. Air dry putty and basic instruction provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Sculpt-n-Read
Wed, Jan 14, 3:30 pm

Join us for eight weeks of story and sculpting. Use your imagination and create your own adventuresome characters. Air dry putty and basic instruction provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Look, Look, New Picture Books
Wed, Jan 21, 11:00 am

Join us as we read our favorite new picture books. There are many exciting new adventures on the pages. A make and take craft featuring one of our new friends from our stories will follow. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Sculpt-n-Read
Wed, Jan 21, 3:30 pm

Join us for eight weeks of story and sculpting. Use your imagination and create your own adventuresome characters. Air dry putty and basic instruction provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Sculpt-n-Read
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

Join us for eight weeks of story and sculpting. Use your imagination and create your own adventuresome characters. Air dry putty and basic instruction provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Wellington Branch
LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Dec 29, 4:00 pm

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

Game Day
Tue, Jan 06, 3:00 pm

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

Pokémon League
Tue, Jan 06, 5:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Craft-a-Palooza
Wed, Jan 07, 3:30 pm

Celebrate winter and craft to your heart's content. Multiple crafts available - take home everything you make. Ages 2 & up. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Art Club
Mon, Jan 12, 3:00 pm

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

Treasure Tales
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

Yo ho, yo ho! Is the pirate life for you? If so, join us for fun stories, songs and a craft featuring our pirate pals. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Snow Day!
Tue, Jan 20, 3:00 pm

Snow days in Florida are rare, so enjoy stories, songs and a craft that encompass a winter wonderland. Ages 3-5. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Jan 26, 3:00 pm

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

Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's 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.)

Movie Matinee
Fri, Jan 30, 2:30 pm
"Planes - Fire and Rescue."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

West Boca Branch
Family Movie
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm
"The LEGO® Movie."

©Warner Bros. (101 min.) All ages. PG

Baby Story Time
Mon, Jan 05, 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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Afternoon Crafts
Mon, Jan 05, 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.)

Toddler Story Time
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

Come listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

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¡Atrévete a ser tu mismo! (Story Time in Spanish)
Thu, Jan 15, 3:30 pm

Ven a celebrar la alegría de ser único y especial. Leeremos historias y haremos una linda manualidad. Edades 4 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Minecraft Mania
Sat, Jan 17, 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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LEGO® in the Library
Thu, Jan 22, 3:00 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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We Love Pete the Cat
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

Celebrate Pete the Cat with stories, games and a craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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West Boynton Branch
Saturday Morning Matinee
Sat, Jan 03, 10:30 am
"Planes - Fire and Rescue."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jan 07, 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, Jan 07, 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, Jan 10, 10:00 am

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

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Family Story Time
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

Can't come on weekdays to story time? Bring the whole family to our monthly evening family story time. All ages. (35 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jan 14, 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, Jan 14, 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, Jan 17, 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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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jan 21, 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, Jan 21, 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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Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jan 28, 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, Jan 28, 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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Game Day, Fun Day!
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

Bring a friend or make one at this game bonanza! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

Venture forth to discover books and surprises in the library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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