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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-04-19
E.g., 2014-04-19
Adult Program
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Brenda Solomon will facilitate discussions on today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

New Movie @ Your Library
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (133 min.) PG-13

Medical Mondays: Diabetes
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Dr. Isaac Thompson, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Medicare Part D
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 2:30 pm

Are you having difficulty navigating Medicare prescription drug plans? Join representatives from SHINE for a free Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan. (60 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 3:30 pm
Chapters, Patterns, and Rhythms/ Scene and Summary, Showing and Telling.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading the way we read novels and short stories is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Naturalization Information Session
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 6:00 pm

Get all of your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS. Find out the requirements for naturalization and watch a mock interview. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email, or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Orientation
Main Library
Tue, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

Learn about the brand new digital media lab at the Main Library. You'll have a chance to see CreationStation and hear about all the things that you can create: music, video, podcasts, and much more, and find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. (30 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

Travel Tips
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

The Palm Beach International Airport shares helpful information about operations, security and general aviation. (60 min.)

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The Latest in Knee Replacement
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Dr. Elvis Gandic, from Bethesda Hospital, explains new procedures that significantly reduce the risk of knee implant surgeries. (60 min.)

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Celebrate Earth Day: Go Green!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 3:00 pm

The PBC Solid Waste Authority will offer tips on how to "Go Green" and save the earth through waste management and recycling. All ages. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news, and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language required. (90 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Hugh Howey
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “Wool” during a question and answer session moderated by Oline Cogdill, syndicated mystery fiction reviewer. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” Crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks: One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet, or other mobile device. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 02, 09, 16, 23 o 30 de abril, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Finding the Loot to Start-up/Grow Your Small Business: It Ain’t Easy, but It Can be Done!
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Ted Kramer, Director of the Small Business Development Center at PBSC, talks about financing small businesses: from conventional loans to unconventional sources to downright weird stuff. Where there’s a will, there’s a way! (2 hr.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Entrepreneurship On The Side: Owning A Business Doesn’t Have to Take Over Your Life
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 10:00 am

We tend to think of entrepreneurs as people who toil 24/7 and put everything they own on the line for a business that consumes their lives. It doesn’t have to be that way. Entrepreneurs are also people with full-time jobs who work a few hours a week at their own businesses to bring in some extra cash and have some fun. Sound appealing? Phil Scruton of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College informs and inspires on a path that doesn’t require you to go “all-in.” (2 hr.) Preregister by calling 561-862-4726.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 10:00 am

Ask questions about downloading library ebooks in an individualized session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served. (30 min.)

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Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for a hands-on session just for you. Tell us what you need - a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Preregister.
DATE CHANGED -- MAY 5 -- If I Had His Voice, I’d Sing Just As Good
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Join Theater Voices as they demonstrate through songs, scenes, and stories, how subtleties of feeling and thought are reflected in the Yiddish language, and how this in turn has enriched and enhanced the marvelously resilient English we use today. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Apr 14. (60 min.)

The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

View two lectures from the Yale Open Courses series, led by professor Amy Hungerford. Pick up a copy of “Wise Blood,” by Flannery O'Connor, and return on 4/24 for a discussion of the book. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Not rated.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email, or mousing in an individualized session with a librarian. Sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served. (30 min.)

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Thursday Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:15 pm

©Summit Entertainment.(119 min.) PG-13

From Memory to History, Voices of the Holocaust
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

This multimedia presentation will stimulate thought and discussion as we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day. Join with your community as we hear from those affected by the Holocaust, learn how we can honor those who perished, and serve those who survived. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Raw Foods Diet: Truths and Myths
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

University of Florida Palm Beach County Extension agent Ada Medina-Solorzano will discuss the facts and fallacies of this increasingly popular lifestyle diet. She will discuss exactly what a raw foods diet is - a path to perfect health or to serious undernourishment. (60 min.)

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Medicare 101
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

Samantha Howell, Project Director from SHINE, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will update you on the latest developments regarding Medicare services and benefits. She will also address the new 2014 information, as well as how the Affordable Care Act is affecting Medicare. (60 min.)

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Keep Your Kids Safe Online
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

While your kids enjoy “Game Night” at the library, join us for an informative session discussing the three main dangers children and teenagers face online and how you can help keep your kids safe. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Citizenship Workshop: Naturalization Information Session
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

USCIS officers will discuss the naturalization process, conduct mock interviews, and answer questions. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Apr 24, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 24 de abril, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. You'll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Adult Craft Night: Duct Tape Storage Boxes
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:30 pm

Have fun making creative and personalized boxes with duct tape! Great for colorful storage and pretty gifts. Bring scissors, a standard size shoe box, and, if you like, one roll of snazzy duct tape. Plain colors will be provided. (90 min.)

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Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:30 pm

Do you want to present your small claim case to the judge without hiring a lawyer? A small claim is a legal dispute which is valued at $5,000.00 or less. Guidance will be provided by a representative from the PBC Bar Association. (60 min.)

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Learn About the New GED®
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 7:00 pm

A new version of the GED® was released this year. A representative from Adult and Community Education, of the School District of PBC, will discuss the registration process, cost, and study options offered, as well as other services provided. (60 min.)

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Origami Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 10:30 am

Create a beautiful origami tulip. Ages 10 & up. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: The Birth of a Thriller with Andrew Gross & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

Best-selling novelist Andrew Gross (“Criminal”) hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill, syndicated mystery fiction reviewer, moderates. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Apr 18, at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2014.

Poetry Workshop
Main Library
Fri, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month with award-winning poet Stacie Kiner as she critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

Preregister.
5th Anniversary Celebration!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

This milestone event will include a Freegal Dance Party, Technology Petting Zoo and more! (2 hr.)

International Holocaust Day Film
Acreage Branch
Sun, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. Adults and ages 12 & up. (93 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

Preregister.
"Holocaust Witness"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

This docudrama follows the story of Halina Laster, a young Polish Jewish girl who was arrested by the Germans for helping smuggle food into a Ghetto and who spent five years in several concentration camps before being released. Videographer Fred Singer leads a discussion following this special film screening in honor of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Apr 21. (90 min.)

Holocaust Remembrance Day Film
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (94 min.) PG-13

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Holocaust Remembrance: Memoirs of a Survivor of Auschwitz, Warsaw and Dachau
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Holocaust survivor, James Bachner, shares the poignant and horrific experience of his darkest years in concentration camps, reuniting with family members who survived, and eventual relocation to America. (60 min.) Tickets will be distributed starting on Apr 14.

The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 3:30 pm
Subtexts, Motives, and Secrets/ Dialogue—The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading the way we read novels and short stories is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Social Media for Business
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner, from the Small Business Development Center, will show you how to promote your business the most cost-effective way, how to create a brand, and gain recognition for your business. (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Orientation
Main Library
Tue, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

Learn about the brand new digital media lab at the Main Library. You'll have a chance to see CreationStation and hear about all the things that you can create: music, video, podcasts, and much more, and find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. (30 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

From Memory to History, Voices of the Holocaust
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

This multimedia presentation will stimulate thought and discussion as we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day. Join with your community as we hear from those affected by the Holocaust and learn how we can honor those who perished and serve those who survived. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. Tickets available starting Apr 15. (60 min.)

Navigating the Car Buying Process
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 2:30 pm

Need to buy or lease a car? A retired car dealer, with more than 30 years experience, will offer advice on how to purchase/lease a car. Learn how to become a savvy consumer and make the best choice for your needs. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news, and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language required. (90 min.)

Shared Stories: E.S.L. Book Discussion Group
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 6:00 pm

Share your love of reading in an enjoyable environment where you can meet new people and practice your English reading and conversational skills. Books will be available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 29, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Celebrate National Poetry Month: Reading, Seeing & Making Poetry
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 6:30 pm

Award-winning poet, Rose Bromberg, will facilitate an inspiring workshop in honor of National Poetry Month. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” Crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

From Memory to History, Voices of the Holocaust
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

This multimedia presentation will stimulate thought and discussion as we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day. Join with your community as we hear from those affected by the Holocaust and learn how we can honor those who perished and serve those who survived. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. Tickets available starting Apr 21. (60 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 02, 09, 16, 23 o 30 de abril, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Poets of the Palm Beaches: Readings & Workshop
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 2:30 pm

Group members will read original poems. Guests can bring original poems to share. Learn creative techniques for writing poetry. (90 min.)

Preregister.
"Holocaust Witness"
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 3:00 pm

This docudrama follows the story of Halina Laster, a young Polish Jewish girl who was arrested by the Germans for helping smuggle food into a Ghetto and who spent five years in several concentration camps before being released. Videographer Fred Singer leads a discussion following this special film screening in honor of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Taking Care of Yourself - Stress Management
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 6:30 pm

Are you ever anxious, tired, or just feel worn out? Managing stress is hard work. Join us for information on how you can use massage, breathing techniques, and meditation to de-stress. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, May 01, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with basic computer skills? Do you want to learn to use your tablet? Need help with email? Sign up for one-on-one hands-on session. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 01, 2:00 pm

Join John Bednarik as he discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. He will present effective methods for creating a more satisfying lifestyle including harmonious relationships and a deep sense of peace. Learn effective strategies and a simple but profound meditation technique that will help remove stress and worry. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 01, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 01, 6:30 pm

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writers' Association, Palm Beach County. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 03, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

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Saturday Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, May 03, 2:00 pm
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (133 min.) PG-13

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, May 05, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Mon, May 05, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

Preregister.
If I Had His Voice, I’d Sing Just As Good
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 2:00 pm

Join Theater Voices as they demonstrate through songs, scenes and stories, how subtleties of feeling and thought are reflected in the Yiddish language, and how this in turn has enriched and enhanced the marvelously resilient English we use today. (60 min.) Tickets available starting Apr 14. Rescheduled from original date of Apr 24.

eBooks: One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet, or other mobile device. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Basic Computer Assistance, One-On-One, in Spanish)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 05, 2:00 pm

lunes, 5 de mayo, 12 de mayo y 19 de mayo, 2:00 p.m. ¿Desea utilizar libros electrónicos? ¿Desea aprender a crear documentos en Microsoft Word, navegar el internet y crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? Llame y haga una cita con una bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. (60 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 05, 3:30 pm
Dialogue - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 4:00 pm

Get together with storyteller Glad McLeod and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 05, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Kick It Up A Notch Writers' Workshop Session 8: Lean, Clean Writing Machine. (That Would be You.)
West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 05, 6:30 pm

Novices and experienced writers! Interested in skills improvement, constructive critiques and fun? Bring a pen and pad, something you've written and an open mind. Led by Buck Buchanan. (2 hr.)

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 06, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Orientation
Main Library
Tue, May 06, 1:00 pm

Learn about the brand new digital media lab at the Main Library. You'll have a chance to see CreationStation and hear about all the things that you can create: music, video, podcasts and much more, and find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. (30 min.)

Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, May 06, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (75 min.)

Preregister.
The Globe Is Your Customer
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 2:00 pm

The Small Business Development Center Import/Export expert leads attendees through an introduction to selling products and services overseas and bringing the world’s products and services to this country. If there’s anything “hip” in small business at the moment, import/export is it. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Book Discussion: Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 06, 2:00 pm

Read "Blood, Bones & Butter," by Gabrielle Hamilton. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, May 06, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Blood Pressure Screening & AED Training
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 7:00 pm

PBC Fire Rescue paramedics and EMTs will provide free blood pressure checks and five-minute demonstrations on how to use an automated external defibrillator. (60 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 07, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 07, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 07, 1:30 pm

Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, May 07, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 07, 14, 21 o 28 de mayo, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

Great Courses ­­® - Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 07, 2:30 pm
1. The Rationale for a Space Telescope. 2. Comet Shoemaker - Levy 9 and Jupiter. 3. The Sagittarius Star Cloud.

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. A Professor of Astronomy, who is also an observatory director, discusses light, telescopes and 10 images he selected for their visual beauty and scientific impact. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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ReferenceUSA!: What Is It and How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Wed, May 07, 2:30 pm

ReferenceUSA is a leading provider of business and consumer research. This database can assist you in job searching, business, marketing, competitive analysis, fundraising and more. ReferenceUSA has information about over 20 million public and private businesses. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use ReferenceUSA and demonstrate how it can be of help to you. (60 min.)

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A Guide to Medicare's Preventive Care Benefits
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 07, 2:30 pm

A representative from SHINE, the counseling service of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, describes what medical procedures are covered, who is eligible, how much you pay, and why prevention matters regardless of your health status.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 07, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 08, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBook in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device, or tablet, logins and passwords and your library card. (60 min.)

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Be Scam Smart
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 08, 10:00 am

Join Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, for an informative workshop for seniors, their families, and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofits
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 1:00 pm

Learn to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive funding research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 08, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for a hands-on session just for you. Tell us what you need-a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

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Making Profits During Hard Times!
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

Mr. Jenkins, President of Management Solutions for Profit, will address the tools required in order to be successful in the small- and medium-sized business sector. He will share with you the steps to improve your sales and operations and will also demonstrate how to develop a workable budget that will propel your firm forward. Sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at PBSC. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Crafting by the Book: French Beaded Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

Use seed beads and wire to capture the lasting beauty of flowers. Our favorite craft books will be available to checkout. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Haitian Heritage Movie Special: "Aristide and the Endless Revolution"
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

©First Run/Icarus Films. (83 min.) Guest speaker and Haitian historian, Bito David, presents a lively discussion in reflection of the film. (2 hr.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 8 y 29 de mayo, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Fri, May 09, 10:00 am

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet, or mobile device (30 min.)

Dos and Don'ts of Résumé Writing
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 10, 10:30 am

Learn the answers to the most common résumé questions including: What goes on the résumé? Do I need to customize my résumé? What are the best ways to organize my information? And is a cover letter necessary? Let us help you make your résumé stand out.

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Move Your Résumé to the Top of the Pile
Wellington Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:30 pm

Professionally written résumés, cover letters and associated documents play a key role in successfully finding, gaining and retaining employment. Jason Davis, from PBC employee training, will teach industry best practices for creating your résumé. (2 hr.)

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, May 11, 2:00 pm

©Sony Picture Classics. (98 min.) PG-13

Basic Tablet Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Mon, May 12, 10:00 am

Call to schedule an appointment with a librarian and learn the basics of using your tablet device. (30 min.)

Bids and Business
Gardens Branch
Mon, May 12, 1:00 pm

Florida Small Business Development Center personnel will show attendees how to register their businesses and bid on government contracts. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, May 12, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:00 pm

Join Stacie M. Kiner for the a book/film discussion of Ernest Hemingway's classic story. (3 hr.) ©Warner Home Video. (100 min.) Not rated.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Basic Computer Assistance, One-On-One, in Spanish)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:00 pm

lunes, 5 de mayo, 12 de mayo y 19 de mayo, 2:00 p.m. ¿Desea utilizar libros electrónicos? ¿Desea aprender a crear documentos en Microsoft Word, navegar el internet y crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? Llame y haga una cita con una bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. (60 min.)

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Story Swap
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:30 pm

Do you have a story to tell? Facilitator Claire Forrest and members of the PBC Storytellers will be available to critique. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® - A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will look at art from the middle of the 15th and the 17th centuries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated. Lecture 35: Poussin and Claude - The Allure of Rome. Lecture 36: Baroque Painting in Spain.

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The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 12, 3:30 pm
Metafiction - Fiction About Fiction.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 12, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 13, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 13, 1:30 pm

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in an individualized session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. (30 min.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Reverse Mortgages
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

A representative from ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, a nonprofit organization, will help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of reverse mortgages. (60 min.)

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Movie Matinee
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation. (90 min.)

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Meet the Author - Steve Sundberg
Gardens Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:30 pm

Steve Sundberg will discuss "Street Logic," his reality-based novel about chronic homelessness, drawn from his experiences as a member of a federally funded homeless outreach team in Boston. He teaches journal writing in educational programs, including addiction treatment centers, and has worked in the mental health field for more than 25 years. (60 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stich Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 13, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Adults and ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Shared Stories: English as a Second Language Book Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:00 pm

Are you learning English as a Second Language and wish to practice your conversational and reading skills? Then this is the book discussion group for you. Books will be available at the Information Desk. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, May 13, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.)

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 13, 7:00 pm

The game's afoot with facilitator, Howard Schoen, along with other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

Meet the Author: Dr. James L. Casale
Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 14, 10:00 am

Author of "Wise up: Be the Solution" will help provide the tools for parents to provide a positive attitude about education. Learn the benefits and steps to developing a mission statement for your household and a plan to create a family culture that values education and learning. (60 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

May is Mental Health Month: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Our U.S. Military Veterans
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:00 pm

Let’s honor and support those who serve us by learning about PTSD from Kenneth E. Dempsey, RN, RRT, Veterans Mental Health Re-engagement Coordinator, Lt Col USAF (Ret) of the West Palm Beach Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. (60 min.)

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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:00 pm

Bring your ideas, questions and written work to this monthly workshop, facilitated by Mr. Bernard Block, and offer and accept constructive criticism and comments in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Limit of 10. (90 min.)

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:00 pm

The PBC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity will cover the legal rights and responsibilities of individuals in employment. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, May 14, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 07, 14, 21 o 28 de mayo, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

Going Green and Staying Green!
Main Library
Wed, May 14, 2:00 pm

Lana Blackman, Education and Media Specialist with the Solid Waste Authority of PBC, will explain how garbage is transformed into electricity, what to do with household hazardous waste and proper recycling techniques. (60 min.)

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Great Courses ­­® - Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:30 pm
4. The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula. 5. The Cat's Eye Nebula - A Stellar Demise. 6. The Crab Nebula-A Supernova's Aftermath.

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. A Professor of Astronomy, who is also an observatory director, discusses light, telescopes and 10 images he selected for their visual beauty and scientific impact. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:30 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library’s eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, tablet, or mobile device, and your laptop computer. (30 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 14, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 15, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBook in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device, or tablet, logins and passwords and your library card. (60 min.)

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Decorative Motifs: Stencilling & Stamping
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 15, 10:00 am

Embellish your artwork and creative projects with the visual art design techniques of stencilling and stamping. Paper crafting instructions and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.)

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Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 10:00 am

This workshop will help nonprofits learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover how the proposal fits into the grant seeking process, what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, and tips for making each section of your proposal stronger. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 15, 10:30 am

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email, or mousing in an individualized session with a librarian. (30 min.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 15, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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May is Mental Health Month: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Our U.S. Military Veterans
Gardens Branch
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

Let’s honor and support those who serve us by learning about PTSD from Jerry Troyer, LCSW, Mental Health Program Coordinator at the West Palm Beach Veteran’s Administration Medical Center and Vietnam Veteran. (60 min.)

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Famous Broadway Plays
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

Join Seymour Goldstein for an interactive program featuring summaries and songs from well-known plays. Attendees may volunteer to become cast members as guests try to name the play. (60 min.) Tickets available starting May 05.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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FUNdamentals of Contracting
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

Jackie Rule, CBA Regional Program Manager, from Small Business Development Center at PBSC will discuss the following topics: understanding the System for Award Management (SAM) & the SBA profile page, development of a 1 - 2 minute elevator speech, understand the NAICS system and its relationship to the SAM portal, and development of a capability statement. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Crafting by the Book: French Beaded Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

Use seed beads and wire to capture the lasting beauty of flowers. Our favorite craft books will be available to checkout. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Oscar Movies @ WBB
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

© Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

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Meditation for Relaxation
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 15, 6:30 pm

Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay will demonstrate easy-to-apply techniques which establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.)

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Adult Craft Night: Bread Dough Clay Creations
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 15, 6:30 pm

Create roses, beads and other items from clay made of bread and glue. Your handcrafted items can be used to decorate jewelry, cards, picture frames and other projects.

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 16, 2:00 pm

©MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (114 min.) R

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Movie Matinee
Jupiter Branch
Fri, May 16, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) PG-13

Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, May 16, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13

Saturday Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:00 pm
©Walt Disney Pictures. (130 min.) PG-13

Haitian Heritage Book Festival
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:00 pm

In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month join host Bito David from the School District of PBC Office of Communications for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include Dr. Gerard Ferere, Dr. Diane Allerdyce, Herve Fanini Lemoine, Navia Magloire, Bito David, Dr. Margaret Armand, Margaret Papillon, Jessica Fievre and others. (90 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 19, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Marketing Your Firm After Certification
Gardens Branch
Mon, May 19, 1:00 pm

Small Business Development Center program attendees will learn how to determine suitable markets for their products and services, and will be given marketing tips to help their firms grow. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, May 19, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

New Movie @ Your Library
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 19, 2:00 pm

© Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

Medical Mondays: Heart Rhythm Abnormalities
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 19, 2:00 pm

Dr. Jonathan Rosman, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. (60 min.)

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eBooks: One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 19, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet, or other mobile device. (30 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Basic Computer Assistance, One-On-One, in Spanish)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 19, 2:00 pm

lunes, 5 de mayo, 12 de mayo y 19 de mayo, 2:00 p.m. ¿Desea utilizar libros electrónicos? ¿Desea aprender a crear documentos en Microsoft Word, navegar el internet y crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? Llame y haga una cita con una bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 19, 3:30 pm
Adaptation - From Fiction to Film.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 19, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 20, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Orientation
Main Library
Tue, May 20, 1:00 pm

Learn about the brand new digital media lab at the Main Library. You'll have a chance to see CreationStation and hear about all the things that you can create: music, video, podcasts and much more, and find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. (30 min.)

Knit 1 - Purl 2
Gardens Branch
Tue, May 20, 2:00 pm

Shirley Kent will help beginners with simple projects and advanced knitters with projects in progress. Pick up materials list at Information Desk. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Movie Matinee
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 2:00 pm

©Warner Home Video. (136 min.) R

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Meet the Author: Alex Grecian
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 20, 2:00 pm

The mystery writer discusses his new book, "The Devil's Workshop." Books will be available for sale benefiting the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Job Search Resources Online
Gardens Branch
Tue, May 20, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate online resources that can assist job seekers with their employment search, including resume creation, finding job listings and interview preparation. (90 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stich Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 20, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Adults and ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Shared Stories: English as a Second Language Book Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:00 pm

Are you learning English as a Second Language and wish to practice your conversational and reading skills? Then this is the book discussion group for you. Books will be available at the Information Desk. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month: Movie Specials: "Aristide and the Endless Revolution"
Main Library
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

© First Run/Icarus Films. Shown with permission. (83 min.) Bito David will lead a discussion of the film after showing. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tertulia Literaria: "Otra Vez Adiós"
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

Martes, 20 de mayo (Literary Gathering: "Again Bye," program in Spanish) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Otra vez adiós" de Carlos Alberto Montaner. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 21, 10:30 am

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in an individualized session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. (30 min.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 1:30 pm

Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.)

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Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 2:00 pm

Get together with storyteller Glad McLeod and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, May 21, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 07, 14, 21 o 28 de mayo, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

Great Courses ­­® - Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 21, 2:30 pm
7. The Sombrero Galaxy - An Island Universe. 8. Hubbles' View of Galaxies Near and Far. 9. The Antennae Galaxies - A Cosmic Collition.

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. A Professor of Astronomy, who is also an observatory director, discusses light, telescopes and 10 images he selected for their visual beauty and scientific impact. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Dos and Don'ts of Interviewing
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 21, 5:30 pm

Now that your résumé has gotten you an interview, what can you do to make sure the interview gets you the job? What can you wear to present yourself in the best light? How do you answer questions from your interviewers appropriately? Should you ask questions in return? How do you "sell" yourself as the best applicant for the job? Let us show you how you can do all this and more.

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Pioneering Palm Beach: The Deweys and the South Florida Frontier
Main Library
Wed, May 21, 6:00 pm

Authors Janet M. De Vries and Ginger L. Pedersen will tell the fascinating but forgotten story of Byrd Dewey: writer, environmentalist and one of Palm Beach County's first real estate tycoons. (60 min.)

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads discussion groups for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:30 pm

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners, pick up a materials list when you preregister. (90 min.)

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A Conversation About Accounting
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 22, 10:00 am

Folks converse about movies, art, love, politics, so why not accounting? Phil Scruton of the Small Business Development Center lays out the big picture, including why financial statements are important, why the IRS takes a passing interest in them, and why you need not fear debits and credits. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 22, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBook in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device, or tablet, logins and passwords and your library card. (60 min.)

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Oscar Movie
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 22, 11:30 am

©Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

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Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for a hands-on session just for you. Tell us what you need-a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Crafting by the Book: French Beaded Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

Use seed beads and wire to capture the lasting beauty of flowers. Our favorite craft books will be available to checkout. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email, or mousing in an individualized session with a librarian. (30 min.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

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Haitian Heritage: The Land & The People
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

Take a brief journey into Haiti's history and culture presented by, Bito David, Haitian historian. (60 min.)

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Medicare Financial Programs
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:30 pm

If you have Medicare, don't miss out on opportunities to save on your Medicare bills. Join representatives from SHINE to learn how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Relaxation
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 22, 6:00 pm

Maya Malay of the Palm Beach Dharma Center will demonstrate easy-to-apply techniques to help you achieve emotional well-being. (60 min.)

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The Librarian and the Banjo-Film Screening & Live Music
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 22, 6:00 pm

As a Music Librarian from Chicago, Dena Epstein's 25 years of research prove the African origin of the banjo and banjo music. Tony Thomas will perform selections on this magical instrument following the film. Shown with permission. (90 min.)

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Club de lectura en español: "Corazón tan blanco" (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Main Library
Thu, May 22, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 22 de mayo, 6:30 pm Javier Marías, el ganador del Premio Barcelona, explora los secretos del pasado y los pecados del padre en esta novela intrigante. Ejemplares de este libro están disponibles en el Mostrador de Checkout. (60 min.)

Honor Women Through Writing
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 22, 6:30 pm

Share your stories and poems about the women (mothers, wives, aunts, neighbors, etc.) who made a difference in your life. Learn new techniques and receive constructive feedback to improve your writing in a supportive atmosphere. The session will be led by Caryn Devincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writer's Association, Palm Beach County.

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, May 23, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch for a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Jeffery Deaver
West Boca Branch
Fri, May 23, 2:00 pm

The New York Times best-selling author discusses his new book, "The Skin Collector." Books will be available for sale benefiting the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, May 09, at 10:00 am by phone or in person. Limit of 2 reservations per person.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Orientation
Main Library
Tue, May 27, 1:00 pm

Learn about the brand new digital media lab at the Main Library. You'll have a chance to see CreationStation and hear about all the things that you can create: music, video, podcasts and much more, and find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. (30 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 27, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Leg Aches and Pains: Addressing Vein and Vascular Issues
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 27, 2:00 pm

Dr. George K. Daniel, Interventional Cardiologist, addresses the various causes along with methods of evaluating symptoms and the current treatment options.

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PBC Property Appraiser's Office: Tax Saving Tips
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 27, 6:00 pm

Meet Dorothy Jacks, AAS, CFE, Chief Deputy Property Appraiser for PBC and learn about a variety of tax savings benefits for property owners, including property tax reform issues, portability, and appraisal and exemption services. (45 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, May 27, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

In Observance of Memorial Day: Florida in the Civil War? Believe it!
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 28, 1:30 pm

Journalist, Eliot Kleinberg, examines Florida's role in the Civil War. Topics include: critical battles, tragedy of the governor, veterans who founded many Florida cities, and how some people are still fighting this war. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, May 28, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 07, 14, 21 o 28 de mayo, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

May is Mental Health Month: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Our U.S. Military Veterans
Main Library
Wed, May 28, 2:00 pm

Let's honor and support those who serve us by learning about PTSD from Rita Clark, LCSW. Not only is she the Suicide Prevention Coordinator of the West Palm Beach Veteran's Administration Medical Center, but also a close family member of veterans who served in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq/Afghanistan. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 28, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email, or mousing in an individualized session with a librarian. (30 min.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

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Great Courses ­­® - Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 28, 2:30 pm
10. Abell 2218 - A Massive Gravitational Lens. 11. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field. 12. Hubble's Legacy and Beyond.

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. A Professor of Astronomy, who is also an observatory director, discusses light, telescopes and 10 images he selected for their visual beauty and scientific impact. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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National Mental Health Month: Stress Management - Letting Go of Stress
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 28, 2:30 pm

Maisie Ross from the PBC Extension Service shares various methods you can use to de-stress and improve your quality of life. (60 min.)

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NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 5:30 pm

Liz Downey, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of PBC will be presenting a program that helps school professionals and families better understand the early warning signs of mental illness in children and adolescents. (2 hr.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month: Haiti: The Land & The People
Main Library
Wed, May 28, 6:30 pm

Take a brief journey in Haiti's history and its culture with Bito David through his PowerPoint presentation. (60 min.)

Small Claims Lawsuits and Mediation Program
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 28, 6:30 pm

Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5000.00 or less. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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Read This Not That
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 29, 2:00 pm

Looking for something new and interesting to read? Listen to two librarians deliver book talks about a few of their favorite authors and books. Their goal is to persuade you with a glimpse of the setting, characters and plot so that when you leave, you will wish to read these books next and not something else. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 29, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Thursday Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 29, 2:15 pm

©Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, May 29, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 8 y 29 de mayo, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

The Thrilling Trio
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, May 31, 2:00 pm

Award-winning local authors Leslie A. Borghini, S.L. Menear and J.M. Leduc will discuss their novels and share the paranormal, thriller and suspense genres. Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 10:30 am
Birds & Chickens.

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

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Internet Safety
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 3:00 pm

Learn tips to help keep your family safe while online. All ages. (30 min.)

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Beverly Cleary Reading Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 3:00 pm

We will Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) to you from one of Beverly Cleary’s amazing chapter books throughout the month of April. You’ll make something fun each week and on Apr 29 we’ll have a Beverly Cleary birthday party. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Recycled Crafts
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Save the planet while turning everyday objects into your own masterpiece! The perfect way to celebrate Earth Day! Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Kindergarten Fun Time!
Main Library
Mon, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Being a Kindergartner is a special time, and it deserves a celebration! All current and soon-to-be kindergartners are welcome to join us as we celebrate with stories, music, and a fun craft. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Be Smart, Be Safe while Using the Internet!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Watch “Router’s Birthday Surprise”, a kid-friendly film that discusses the ins and outs of Internet safety. Make a simple craft to remind you about how to be safe on the Internet. Ages 9 & under. (60 min.)

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Internet Safety
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 5:30 pm

Watch Router and the gang save the day with internet smarts. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 6:30 pm
Birds & Chickens.

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

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Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Fun With Art!

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

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Origami Flowers
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day by creating origami flowers from recycled paper. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Earthlings Unite! Save Our Planet!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Earth Day with stories, songs and poem about our unique and wonderful planet. Make a “green” craft out of recyclable materials. Ages 4-9. (60 min.)

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Let's Love Our Earth Day
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the beauty of the Earth and the importance of Earth Day by making an amazing stained glass window craft using natural materials, then enjoy stories, games, and a live music singalong all about our beautiful Earth. (60 min.) All ages.

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Internet Safety Week!
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

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

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Earth Day Exploring
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

We'll do some exploring of our shared planet with stories, videos, a quiz and a craft. Ages 7-10. (45 min.)

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Hungry Birds
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Join us as we make bird feeders from pine cones and bird seeds. Ages 5 & up.

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Reading Buddies
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Children practice their reading skills with teen volunteers in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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After-school Stories & Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 4:00 pm
Frogs.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 10:00 am

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

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 3:00 pm

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

Safety Net Fun
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

An introduction to online safety, games and more for parents and children. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Rainsticks
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Create the sound of April showers with your own unique rainstick. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First come, first served.

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

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

Stories, Games, and Crafts from Around the World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 4:00 pm
Italy.

Enjoy stories and activities about different countries and cultures. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Tips for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 5:45 pm

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 10:00 am
Fun With Art!

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 24, 3:00 pm
Louisiana.

Join us as we continue our journey across the United States. Ages 6-9. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety for Children
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 3:00 pm

Be safe online with "Router's Birthday Surprise." This learning adventure film helps children identify Internet risks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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If You Give a Mouse a Click: Internet Safety
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Internet Safety Awareness Week and enjoy games that help children understand how to go online safely. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

It's Game Time
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

Play Smash Bros. and other Wii games, board games or card games like Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 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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Spring Crafts
Main Library
Fri, Apr 25, 4:00 pm

Spring is in full bloom, and we will create unique crafts to celebrate the season. Ages 6-11. (45 min.)

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Journalize!
Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 4:15 pm

Create a "wild" journal using animal print felt and other grrreat accessories! Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Finding & Using Fun Websites
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:00 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. Have fun and explore, then test your skills with a game or two. Prizes will be awarded!! Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)
Main Library
Sat, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 26 de abril, 2:00 pm
Únase a nosotros para una celebración especial bilingüe de este día feriado que celebra los niños y los libros. Cuentos, artesanías y más serán parte de esta celebración anual de la familia. Todas edades. (60 min.) Join us for a special bilingual celebration of this National holiday celebrating children and books. Stories, crafts, and more will be part of this yearly family celebration. All ages. (60 min.)

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Children's Movie
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Snacks provided. (108 min.) PG

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Chess Club for Kids
Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:30 pm

Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 3:00 pm

Get excited to make new friends and a creative craft project. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Spy Training Academy
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 3:00 pm

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

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Jelly Bean Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 3:00 pm

Get your beans in a row and try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites and databases. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Come One, Come All, To Our First Villain Ball!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 3:00 pm

Everyone loves a princess, but how about a villain? Come dressed as your favorite villain, listen to some fractured fairy tales, and have a wickedly fun time. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 10:30 am
Snakes & Reptiles.

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

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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 10:30 am

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

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Let's Fly a Kite: Story Time & Craft
Main Library
Mon, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Let’s celebrate spring by reading stories about kites and making a craft that soars! Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Lego Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Play with Legos and make your own creation! Bring a Lego creation of your own to show. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 6:30 pm
Snakes & Reptiles.

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

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It’s Pajamarama Time @ Your Library!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening of boisterous sounds and noise! Sing and dance to some LOUD songs and make a special noisy craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals, pillows and blankets welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Beverly Cleary Reading Club
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 3:00 pm

We will Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) to you from one of Beverly Cleary’s amazing chapter books throughout the month of April. You’ll make something fun each week and on Apr 29 we’ll have a Beverly Cleary birthday party. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

April Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 4:00 pm

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

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After-school Stories & Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 4:00 pm
Turtles.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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Salt Dough Magnets
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 4:30 pm

Shape and mold salt dough concoctions to fashion into stylish magnets. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-14. (45 min.)

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Origami Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Apr 29, 5:00 pm

What’s more fun than Origami? Tweens and teens are invited to this fun afternoon dedicated to the exciting art of paper folding. Ages 8-15. (45 min.)

Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 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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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 10:00 am

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

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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 3:00 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. (60 min.) ¡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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Let’s celebrate Children's Day/Book Day! (Bilingual story time)
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the importance of reading for children through stories and games! Pre-K & up (45 min.)
Miércoles, 30 de abril, 3:30pm
¡Celebremos El día de los niños/El día de los libros! ¡Celebra la importancia de la lectura para los niños a través de historias y juegos! Pre-K para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Stories, Games, and Crafts from Around the World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm
Mexico.

Enjoy stories and activities about different countries and cultures. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm
Today is El día de los niños/El día de los libros! This is a special day to celebrate culture, books and just being a kid. Join us for stories, crafts and music.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Children's Day/Book Day (El Día de Los Niños /El Día de Los Libros)
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Come join us for bilingual songs, stories, a craft, and a pinata. Costumes welcome! Ages 4-10. (90 min.) Únase a nosotros para canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata. Disfraces bienvenidos! Edades 4-10.

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CANCELLED - El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros Children’s Day/Book Day
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Miécoles, 30 de abril
Disfruta de cuentos y canciones en honor a la literatura infantil. Crea una manualidad que podrás llevar a casa. Edades 5-9. Se requiere registrarse. Enjoy bilingual songs and stories and make a craft to take home. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Rainbow Loom® Bracelets
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:15 pm

Calling all loom designers! Make colorful rubber band bracelets with or without a loom. Bring your loom if you have one or use ours. Grades 4 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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El Día de Los Niños
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 5:00 pm

Celebrate El día de los niños with crafts, music, fun and games. Participate in musical chairs, book raffles and more. All ages. (90 min.)

Mother Goose Day
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 01, 10:30 am

We've gathered a gaggle of our favorite rhymes. So come join the fun as we let loose with Mother Goose! Music, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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A Very Modern Mother Goose
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 02, 10:30 am

Celebrate Mother Goose Day with a special visit from Mother Goose herself! Join us for an exciting retelling of some of our favorite Mother Goose nursery rhymes and tales all with a modern twist. Make a special Mother Goose craft to remind you of the fun time you had at the Library. All materials provided. Ages 0-5. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, May 02, 3:00 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook & favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 03, 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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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 03, 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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It's Kentucky Derby Day!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 03, 11:00 am

Do you know why the Kentucky Derby is frequently called "Run for the Roses"? Learn more about this annual event with fun Derby Day activities. Create your own hat and make a lucky horseshoe craft too. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Wonderful Weekend Watercolors
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 03, 3:00 pm

Work on a big, bold watercolor painting of your own design. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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May the Fourth Be With You
Jupiter Branch
Sun, May 04, 2:00 pm

Practice and perfect your Jedi skills through a variety of fun activities in our Star Wars Jedi Training Academy. Costumes encouraged. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 05, 10:30 am
Bathtime.

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

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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, May 05, 10:30 am

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

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Mother’s Day
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 11:30 am

Celebrate mothers with stories, a craft and a film. Ages 3–5. (45 min.)

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Are You Ready to Lego?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 05, 3:30 pm

Come and join us to create the tallest tower of blocks you can! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 05, 4:00 pm

Start your Cinco de Mayo celebration with a colorful craft and lively Latin music. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 05, 4:00 pm

We'll be throwing a fiesta for Cinco de Mayo. It'll be an exploration of Mexican culture with some stories, music, Mexican Hat Dancing, games and a fun craft. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, May 05, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 05, 6:30 pm
Bathtime.

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 06, 10:00 am
Fun in the Sun with Mom!

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 06, 11:00 am
Fun in the Sun with Mom!

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

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Mother's Day Make & Take Crafts
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 06, 4:00 pm

Join us as we make some special gifts to give mom on her special day. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 06, 4:00 pm

Children practice their reading skills with teen volunteers in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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After-school Stories & Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 06, 4:00 pm
Fish.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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Fractured Fun with Mother Goose
Tequesta Branch
Wed, May 07, 11:00 am

Crack up with Humpty Dumpty and friends as Mother Goose shares songs, nursery rhymes and tales with a modern twist. Make a Mother Goose craft to take home. All ages. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 07, 3:00 pm

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

It’s Mother’s Day!
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 07, 3:30 pm

Celebrate mom with stories and music, and make something special for her. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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May Flowers
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 07, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day and create a bouquet of colorful flowers for the special lady in your life. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First come, first served.

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 07, 3:30 pm

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

American Girl: Caroline
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 07, 4:00 pm

Learn about patriotism with Caroline, a brave girl facing challenges during the War of 1812. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 07, 4:00 pm
It's almost Mother's Day! Give her a vase filled with tissue paper flowers, made with love, to show how much you appreciate her.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Mother's Day
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 07, 5:00 pm

Celebrate your mother by making a special card just her. (45 min.)

Yummy Tea for Mommy & Me
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 08, 3:15 pm

Celebrate the mom, auntie or grandma in your life with the best kind of party, a tea party! Enjoy tea, lemonade, snack and stories she's sure to love and make her an unforgettable Mother's Day present. Ages 3 and up. (45-60 min.)

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Mother’s Day Story Time
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 08, 3:30 pm

Children, bring your mom and come for a fun time of stories, games and a craft all in honor of our loving mothers. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Cyberbullying: It Can Happen to You!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 08, 4:30 pm

Kim Mazauskas, Bullying Prevention and Intervention Coordinator for the PBC School District, will be discussing what exactly cyberbullying is, how to identify it, how to prevent it, the repercussions of cyberbullying as well as how to address it. Parents and caregivers will be given helpful tips and strategies to become more aware in today’s Internet-driven world. Ages 8 & up & adults. (60 min.)

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Make & Take Mother's Day Cards
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 09, 3:30 pm

Drop by and make a unique card to honor your mother on her special day using paper, glue and a bit of sparkle too! All Ages. (45 min.)

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Congratulations Graduates!
Gardens Branch
Fri, May 09, 4:00 pm

Oh, the places you’ll go! Grads of all ages will celebrate with stories and songs. Bring photos and make a memorable 3-D cube frame for yourself or for your graduate. All ages. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 10, 10:00 am

Sew a surprise for Mom with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9-12. (2 hr.)

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Makin' a Fuss Over Mommies
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, May 10, 10:00 am

Mommies are special people. So, let's do something just for her with stories, music, a game or two and a craft she'll love. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Crafts from the Past
Jupiter Branch
Sat, May 10, 11:00 am

Choose your own craft from a variety of fun projects from past story times. All ages. (45 min.)

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Mother’s Day Crafts
Main Library
Sat, May 10, 11:00 am

Celebrate Mother’s Day! Come in and make a very special gift for that special lady in your life. Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Mother-Child Paint N’ Snack
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 10, 11:00 am

Kids, grab your mom and come for a fun time of bonding through painting and a snack to celebrate Mother’s Day. Grades 3-5. (45 min.)

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Lego Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:00 pm

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

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Tween Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:30 pm

We'll read and talk about "Lunch Walks Among Us," by Jim Benton. Refreshments provided. Ages 10 & up. (45 min.)

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Chess Club for Kids
Wellington Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:30 pm

Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 12, 10:30 am
Beach.

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 12, 6:30 pm
Beach.

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

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Dream, Discover, Do
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 13, 1:00 pm
Ages 2-3.

Join us as we talk, sing, read, write, and play our way to a brighter future. Take home tips on how to incorporate these five practices of Every Child Ready to Read in your own home. Limit 30. (30 min.) First-come, first-served.

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Tween Gaming
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 13, 3:30 pm

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

Reading Buddies
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 13, 4:00 pm

Children practice their reading skills with teen volunteers in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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After-school Stories & Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 13, 4:00 pm
Birds.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bears and PJs Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:30 pm

Wear your PJs and bring your favorite teddy bear to our special bedtime story time. After the program, the teddy bears are invited to stay for a sleepover at the library! Children may pick up their buddies the next day and see what their busy bears were up to all night. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 14, 2:30 pm

Do you have a favorite story time song or just love music? Come for a special all-musical jam session. We'll rock out with lots of musical instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 14, 3:00 pm

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

After-school Story Time
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 14, 3:30 pm

We’re celebrating National Children’s Book Week with a special after school story time. We’ll enjoy favorite picture books, songs, rhymes, and a craft. Ages 3-8. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 14, 3:30 pm

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

Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 14, 4:00 pm
Join us for a Play-Doh® play date. Squish, stick and build your own masterpiece.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Let's Go to the Beach!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 15, 3:00 pm

Summer is almost here so let's make a fun beach craft and hear some great stories. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Community Helpers Save the Day!
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 15, 3:15 pm

Celebrate National Police Week with stories about all our amazing Community Helpers and enjoy crafts, snacks and safety tips. Ages 3-5. (45-60 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 16, 11:00 am

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

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 16, 3:30 pm

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

Totem Poles!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 16, 4:00 pm

Learn about Native American art from the Pacific Northwest and then create a totem pole of our own! Ages 5-11. (60 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, May 17, 10:00 am

Builders - create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 17, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 17, 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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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 17, 11:00 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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Monkeying Around
Wellington Branch
Sat, May 17, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite jungle friend! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Adventures with Jack and Annie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:00 pm

Mary Pope Osborne's birthday is worth an afternoon of fun, games and a craft based on the adventures of Jack and Annie, in their magic tree house. Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Cartoon Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Bring your Prince or Princess to watch this fairy tale classic and make a tiny fairy friend to get ready for the release of "Maleficent" in theaters! (75 min.) G

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, May 18, 1:00 pm

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 19, 10:30 am
Camping.

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

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Lego Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 19, 3:30 pm

Come and play with Legos and make your own creation! Bring a Lego creation of your own to show if you want to! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Doc McStuffins' Stuffed Friends Check-up Clinic
Main Library
Mon, May 19, 4:00 pm

Join us for our very first check-up clinic for your favorite stuffed animal or doll, just like the famous Doc McStuffins does on her show! After all our stuffed friends receive their wellness certificate, we will enjoy some games, stories, and music to celebrate good health. Ages 1-6. (50 min.)

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Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, May 19, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 19, 6:30 pm
Camping.

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 20, 10:00 am
Hats!

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 20, 11:00 am
Hats!

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

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Dream, Discover, Do
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 20, 1:00 pm
Ages 3-5.

Join us as we talk, sing, read, write, and play our way to a brighter future. Take home tips on how to incorporate these five practices of Every Child Ready to Read in your own home. Limit 30. (30 min.) First-come, first-served.

Go Bananas!
Jupiter Branch
Tue, May 20, 3:00 pm

Our most a-peeling story time yet! Join us as we monkey around together with stories and activities about monkeys, eating bananas and going bananas! Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 20, 4:00 pm

Children practice their reading skills with teen volunteers in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 20, 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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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 21, 10:30 am

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

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Doodle Dots
Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 21, 11:00 am

Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

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Backyard Games
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 21, 3:00 pm

It's going to be silly! Join us for outdoor games played indoors. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 3:30 pm

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

Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 4:00 pm

Make and take lots of creative crafts. Ages 3–8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 21, 4:00 pm
Create joyful paintings using watercolors and your imagination.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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My Little Pony Special!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 21, 4:00 pm

Come create your own pony crafts and have some fun! Bring a pony friend along, because as we all know, "Friendship is magic!" Ages 5-11. (60 min.)

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Shrinky Dinks Designs
Main Library
Wed, May 21, 4:00 pm

Calling all shrinky dink lovers! It is once again time to make some amazing shrinky dink art. Watch in amazement as your colorful design shrinks and becomes wearable art right before your eyes! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Play Me a Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, May 21, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to join us for 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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Bilingual Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 22, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Jueves, 22 de mayo, 11:00 am
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Bingo Mania!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 22, 3:00 pm

Play Bingo and win a small prize. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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The Wonderful World of Butterflies
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 22, 3:00 pm

You're invited to our butterfly special! We will read some fluttering fun books, dance to some soaring songs and make an eye popping butterfly craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, May 22, 3:00 pm
Arkansas.

Our exciting tour of the states is far from over! New club members are always welcome to join us on our continuing trip across the USA! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Dance Like a Chicken
Gardens Branch
Thu, May 22, 3:15 pm

There is no dance like a “Chicken Dance!” Don’t pass up this priceless opportunity to hear a cluck full of stories. Show off your silliest moves when we do the “Chicken Dance” and have fun making a “Squeakn’ Squawkn’ Chicken.” Ages 5-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Go Crazy for Beads!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 22, 4:30 pm

Make your own uniquely designed beads out of different colored paper. String them together to make a necklace, bracelet, keychain or whatever you desire. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, May 24, 10:30 am

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

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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 24, 10:30 am

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

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Saturday Morning Crafts
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 24, 10:30 am

Stop by the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

May the Force Be With You
Main Library
Sat, May 24, 2:00 pm

Calling all Padawans, Jedis, and Sith Lords! Join us for our sixth annual Star Wars extravaganza. We will have Star Wars games, including trivia, crafts, light saber duels and a Darth Vader impersonation contest! Participants are encouraged to come in costume. There will even be chances to win fun prizes. Bring the whole family for this special day of Stars Wars fun! Ages 8-16. (90 min.)

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Pizza Time!
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 24, 2:30 pm

Hear some great stories and enjoy one of our favorite foods, pizza! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 24, 3:00 pm

Bring your creativity! Make new friends and a cool craft project. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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May the Force Be With You: A Star Wars Celebration
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 24, 3:00 pm

Join us for our annual Star Wars celebration with games, snacks, a craft and more. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Tuesday Tunes for Toddlers
Main Library
Tue, May 27, 10:00 am

Join us for this very special musical celebration just for toddlers and their grown-ups. We will also read some great books all about the wonder of music. Ages 1-4. (45 min.)

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Young Artists Workshop
Main Library
Tue, May 27, 3:30 pm

Creating art is a fun way to spend an afternoon, so join us for a special art lesson and use your new skills to create something unique and all your own. Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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I Want Candy!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 27, 5:30 pm

Play a life-size version of everyone’s favorite game “Candy Land” and see who finds King Kandy! Which game character do you want to be; Lord Licorice, Mr. Mint, or Princess Lolly? After traveling through the game, make a "sweet" craft and receive a special “treat” to eat. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 28, 3:00 pm

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

¡Qué Sabor! (Story Time, in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 28, 3:30 pm

Miércoles 28 de mayo, 3:30pm. Por medio de libros y juegos aprenderemos de la gastronomía típica latinoamericana. También compartiremos recetas simples para probar en casa. Edades Pre-K para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 28, 3:30 pm

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

Play With Your Food!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 4:00 pm

Build creative structures with edible materials. Ages 6–10. (45 min.)

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Goddess Girls!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 28, 4:00 pm

Which Goddess Girl are you? Find out and learn about Greek mythology, sample some of the writing from the Goddess Girls series and make our very own wrist cuffs. Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Baby Story Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 29, 11:00 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Make an easy craft with your baby to take home. Ages 0-23 months. (35 min.)

Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 29, 3:00 pm

Try out new designs with Nail Art! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, May 29, 3:00 pm
Tennessee.

Our exciting tour of the states is far from over! New club members are always welcome to join us on our continuing trip across the USA! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 29, 3:30 pm

Play some Wii games, board games or card games with friends. Ages 6-12. (2 hr.)

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 29, 3:30 pm

Stop by the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, May 30, 2:30 pm

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

Eww Bugs!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 30, 3:30 pm

Bugs are creepy and cool. Join us for a hands-on art program about bugs! For bug fans ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Puppet Show: Stay Safe!
Main Library
Fri, May 30, 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this very special puppet show for the whole family! Performers representing PBC Fire Rescue will delight all ages as they use the magic of puppetry to show us how we can always stay safe. This is a do-not-miss event for children of all ages and their families. All ages. (60 min.)

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Minecraft and Your Craft
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 31, 10:30 am

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players or just come for a craft. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

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Family Stories & Crafts
Main Library
Sat, May 31, 2:00 pm

Celebrate a special family day at the library! We will read stories, dance to music and create a unique craft. All ages. (45 min.)

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Princess Cooking Class
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 31, 3:00 pm

Create recipes for princesses, including Fairy-Tale Floats, Princess and the Pea Salad, and Slipper Sandwiches. Recipes from the book "A Princess Cookbook," by Sarah L. Schuette. Ages 7–12. (60 min.)

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Teen Program
Thumbs up!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Bring your “green thumb” and create something special with plants and recycled materials for Earth Day. Then stay and play Nintendo games with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 10 -17. (90 min.)

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Teen Jewelry Making
Main Library
Tue, Apr 22, 5:00 pm

You don’t have to be an expert to make spectacular beaded jewelry. Create something unique and gorgeous for yourself or as a special gift. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Earth Day Art Jam!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:00 pm

Rubber bands, buttons, glitter and glue. Get crafty by recycling our left-over craft pieces and taking full advantage of our art supplies to make a custom creation all your own. Ages 7-17. (60-90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop for Teens
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:00 pm

Join local poet Stacie Kiner in an exploration of poetry. Bring your own poems to share or come to get inspired! Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Frosted Notes
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Bring the current book, graphic novel, or Manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Space limited.

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Teen Movie Night
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

©Lions Gate Films. Ages 12-17. (146 min.) PG-13

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 5:30 pm

Come hungry for pizza and drama as you participate in some fun theater games and learn basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Talk Back! Teens & Tweens & the Internet
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 5:30 pm

Teens and tweens are invited to share what they know about playing it cool on the Internet. Games, videos, and refreshments will be served. Ages 8-18. (60 min.)

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Heart of the Cards
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 6:00 pm

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and get ready to battle, trade, and make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Teens: Express Yourself!
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 4:00 pm

All "creative-types" are invited to write, paint, doodle, or draw with your friends. Use our materials and/or bring your favorite. Ages 12 and up. (60 min.)

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Make a Comic Book!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 25, 4:00 pm

Do you enjoy Manga, graphic novels or comics? Love to draw and create? Then come to this program! We will be creating our own comic book pages whilst looking at and discussing different comic styles. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Karaoke
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Sing your heart out for National Karaoke week. Pick from the latest songs or an oldie, but goodie. Ages 12-16. (45 min.)

RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Creative Paper Beads
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 2:30 pm

Come create stylish paper beads and string a beautiful bracelet of your own design. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Pow, Zap, Read!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 6:00 pm

Calling comic book fans to discuss and recommend your favorite comic books, graphic novels and recent reads. We’ll also share ideas to create your own. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 6:00 pm

Play Nintendo Wii and board games. Food provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 03, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Honeycomb Candle Making
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 03, 2:30 pm

Create the perfect Mother’s Day gift with this no cook candle making process. Surprise your mother with a candle or bring her along to make one as well. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 06, 6:00 pm

Join a game of Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 07, 6:30 pm

Hang out, watch Anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fellow fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 08, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, from the PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 10, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Spa Day!
Gardens Branch
Sat, May 10, 11:00 am

Come pamper yourself with soothing facials, manicures and other relaxing treats for the senses! Ages 10 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie Matinee!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Come for a snack and watch a movie. Ages 12 & up. (108 min.) PG

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Fan Fun: One Direction
West Boca Branch
Sat, May 10, 2:30 pm

Inviting all "Directioners" to celebrate the band, One Direction! Test your knowledge for a chance to win a poster and make a craft while listening to their music. Get ready for all things 1D! Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 10, 3:00 pm

Watch anime, eat Pocky, and check out our newest manga titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Chocolate Covered Anything!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:00 pm

Practice the art of "dipping" and "dripping" with melted chocolate. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 14, 6:30 pm

Bring whatever you're reading: a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Creative Cupcake Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 15, 6:00 pm

Ice your own cupcakes with colorful frosting and sweet candy morsels. Ages 12-17. Space limited. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 17, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Manga/Anime Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:00 pm

Meet friends to talk about all things manga and anime-related, watch anime episodes, and create cool artwork and crafts. This month - anime shrinky dinks! Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Animanga
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 19, 6:30 pm

Interested in anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it's all about? Join us for old and new favorites plus snacks and socializing. We'll view some anime episodes and make a manga craft. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Paper Beading for Teens
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 20, 5:00 pm

Make your own uniquely designed beads out of different colored paper. String them together to make a necklace, bracelet, keychain or whatever you desire. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Heart of the Cards
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:00 pm

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Getting Your First Job
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

Learn the ins and outs of getting and keeping your first job. Snacks served. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Decoupage Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

Kick back and take your mind off tests, etc. and craft along with us as we learn the art of decoupage, making beautiful decorative jars. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Anime Night
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:00 pm

View new anime titles. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Frosted Pages
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:00 pm

Brag about or trash a current book or graphic novel you're reading while snacking on ice cream (provided). Ages 12-17. Space limited. (45 min.)

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Journal Cover Art
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 22, 3:00 pm

Decorate your journal with covers made by you! Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Tech-Savvy Teens @ the Library: Music, eBooks, and so Much More for Free!
Main Library
Fri, May 23, 4:30 pm

Guess what? All of the music you’ve been paying for - you can download the same music for free with your library card! Like eBooks or audiobooks? The library has those for free, too! Bring your smart phone, iPod touch, tablet, laptop, etc. (or borrow one of ours) and see all you can get for free from your library! Also, we will see a sneak preview of our upcoming free video streaming service! Come see what you’ve been missing at your tech-savvy library! Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 24, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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VolunTeen Orientation
West Boynton Branch
Sat, May 24, 11:30 am

Interested summer Volunteens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18. (60 min.)

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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 24, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Get Your Game On
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 24, 2:30 pm

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and board games. In addition, find out what a “Safe Place” is and where they are located in the community. Presented by the Children’s Home Society. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Write Now Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 24, 3:00 pm

Do you enjoy writing stories or poems? Share your writing with a supportive group of friends. Snacks and beverages provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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A Sundae on Sunday, with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 25, 3:00 pm

Help us launch our first Teen Book Group. Bring whatever you are reading (manga, comic book, graphic novel, novel, blog, etc.) and talk about it whilst making and eating ice cream sundaes. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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Manicures with Miss E
Main Library
Tue, May 27, 5:00 pm

Get your nails painted and add a cool design; then, check out a book about nail art to practice at home! Bring your favorite polishes, if you would like, or use ours. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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School’s (Almost) Out for Summer
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 27, 6:00 pm

Come make fun items to celebrate the ending of another school year. We’ll be making different styles of friendship bracelets and autograph books. Ages 11–16. (45 min.)

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VolunTeen Orientation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 27, 6:30 pm

Interested summer Volunteens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18. (60 min.)

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Acting Up!
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 28, 5:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughter and pizza as we play some "cheesy" theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars”
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 28, 5:30 pm

Get together with your friends and talk about one of our favorite books, “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. Challenge each other with trivia and other games and make a craft related to this thought-provoking book and new movie. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 28, 6:00 pm

Play Nintendo Wii and board games. Food provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (2 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Teen Titles and Tea
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 29, 4:30 pm

Join your friends and other teens to discuss your favorites: books, series, characters, couples ... We'll provide hot beverages and light snacks. Ages 12 and up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 31, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA, and one-hour training session are mandatory. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Make a Comic Book!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 31, 3:00 pm

Do you enjoy manga, graphic novels or comics? Love to draw and create? We will be creating our own comic book pages whilst looking at and discussing different comic styles. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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