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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-09-23
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Adult Program
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 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.)

Go Green, Stay Green
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 12:30 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.)

Preregister.
eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 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 mobile device. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Social Networking: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Prerequisite: basic computer skills & an email account. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Banned Books Week Bingo
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of “Banned Books Bingo.” (60 min.)

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Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Join us for this four-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

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Craft Beer Making 101
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:30 pm

Get ready for Oktoberfest and join us in learning how to make your very own craft beer! Learn about the equipment and ingredients needed and how to brew from start to finish. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks 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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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister. Seating is limited.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) R

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 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.
Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60-90 min.)

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Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Episode 6. (53 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Banned Book Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:15 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (150 min.) Not rated.

Crafternoon: Origami Boxes
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Experienced crafter Lenora Sur will show you how to turn simple squares of paper into decorative boxes. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Staff will lead a discussion of “The Namesake,” by Jhumpa Lahiri. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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Trivia Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or make some new ones and form a team to answer general trivia questions. The winning team will take home a prize. (90 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 11 y 25 de septiembre, 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.)

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Adult Craft Night: Design a Collage
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Inspire your inner artist. Use recycled papers to create a colorful and unique collage. Bring your favorite pair of scissors, all other supplies will be provided. (90 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

View & Discuss: Future of Reading
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary series. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Mariachi de Mi Tierra
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Mariachi de Mi Tierra will perform traditional Mexican songs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 27 de septiembre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de canciones tradicionales mexicanas interpretadas por Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Book Arts Roadshow
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Come see differently by challenging your preconceived ideas of books, language and art in this whirlwind 90 minute tour of the world of artists' books. John Cutrone, director of Florida Atlantic University's Jaffe Center for Book Arts, will conduct this tour through a 20-minute DVD about JCBA followed by an entertaining and enlightening presentation of artists' books pulled out of a rolling suitcase. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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¡Paraguay: Ayer y Hoy! (Remembering Paraguay)
West Boynton Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. El Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach presenta las bellas tradiciones de Paraguay. Auspiciado por el Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach presents the beautiful traditions of Paraguay. Sponsored by Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach. (60 min.)

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Música Tropical con el Grupo Alegro (Tropical Music with Grupo Alegro)
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 3:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 3:00 p.m. El Grupo Alegro interpreta la música tropical de varios países de Latinoamérica. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Alegro performs tropical music from various Latin American countries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 1:30 pm

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 2:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Using a Huion H610 Pro Drawing Tablet.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

View & Discuss
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary exploring the mystery of how the mind understands symbols and words. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

Secrets of the Blood Tests Revealed - Why Are They So Important?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Dr. Marty Jacob, from Bethesda Memorial Hospital, talks about understanding your blood tests and answers questions. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month by visiting the CreationStation and taking a photo with your library card and favorite book! All ages. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 3:30 pm

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

Letting Go of Clutter
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Are you living in CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)? Kathy Andio will share the underlying reasons for your clutter and provide tips to motivate you to "let go of all that stuff." (90 min.)

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Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Venga para una conversación literaria entre amigos de la lectura. Para encontrar el libro de este mes, visite el Mostrador de Circulación en la Biblioteca Principal. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 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.

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Preregister.
Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Wed, Oct 01, 2:30 pm

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

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Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 6:00 pm

Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

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Terrorfest
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 6:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. This 1977 horror film shot scenes in downtown Belle Glade and at the Sugar Mill. (90 min.) PG

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 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.

Proposal Budgeting Basics
Main Library
Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am

Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. Some of the topics that we'll address are determining what to include in the personnel budget, how much detail is necessary, how to determine reasonable costs, what to include in overhead, and what financial documents funders will want you to provide. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) PG-13

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: a Navigator perspective)
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 02, 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.
Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm

Episode 7. (116 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Medicare Preventive Services
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 2:30 pm

Medicare has found that less than 10% of the people who are eligible receive the recommended screenings and immunizations. Learn about the importance of preventive services covered by Medicare and who is eligible. (60 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Italian Heritage Month Film: Ubaldo
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

This documentary highlights a cultural festival more than 800 years old that can be found in only two places in the world: Gubbio, Italy and Jessup, Pennsylvania. Their stories create a uniquely intimate bridge between two countries, cultures and communities over which they share their past and present. Join us afterward for an Italian treat, a small serving of gelato. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! This month we will be discussing, "Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon," by David Grann. Call 744-2301 to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 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.)

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The Tastes of Latin America
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 2:00 pm

Pick up one preselected cookbook and a spice, try a recipe, and discuss your results as we share our exploration of Latin flavors. (90 min.)

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Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Oct 04, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

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Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Oct 04, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

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

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Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (100 min.) PG-13

¡De Colombia para el Mundo, Mariposas Amarillas! Tributo a Gabriel Garcia Marquez, (Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Main Library
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 04 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos el legado de Gabriel Garcia Marquez con música y bailes de su querida Colombia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. A tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez with music and dance from his beloved Colombia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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¡Contigo Chile! (With You, Chile!)
Wellington Branch
Sun, Oct 05, 1:00 pm

Domingo, 5 de octubre, 1:00 pm Celebremos la hermosa cultura chilena con bailes, música, y artesanía. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the beautiful Chilean culture through dance, music, and handcrafted art. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 10:00 am

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

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English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 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.

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department will offer a clear explanation, of what each of these initiatives mean to you, the taxpayer. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Sep 29. (60 min.)

eBooks: One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz talks about her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach," the story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel and the concomitant rise of Palestinian longing for a homeland. Book signing to follow. (60 min.)

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 4:00 pm

Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Responding to Government Solicitations
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 6:00 pm

Join J. M. Rule, Consultant with the Small Business Development Center/Palm Beach State College, and learn about RFP and RFQ, plus an introduction to the four common types of government contracts. Discuss tips for constructing a winning bid and marketing techniques for your organization. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 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.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 07, 1:00 pm

Using a Midi Keyboard.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity and have fun as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (90 min.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Read "Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking," by Pati Jinich, then pick a recipe to try at home. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with facilitator and foodie librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Melt and Pour Soapmaking
Main Library
Tue, Oct 07, 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of making soap at home with your microwave. Materials will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 3:30 pm

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

Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks! (2 hr.)

Writer’s Critique Workshop
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff. (120 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Oct 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.

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

Preregister.
By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Immigration 101
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Donald Jarrell, from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, discusses the requirements for naturalization, presents a “mock” naturalization interview, and answers questions. Free educational materials and brochures provided. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 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.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 10:30 am

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in and your library card. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 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.

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger will demonstrate 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.

Preregister.
Italian American Heritage Month Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Join the celebration by reading "The Shoemaker's Wife," by Adriana Trigiani, a rich, sweeping epic which tells the story of the women and men who built America dream by dream. Our librarian and engaging facilitator, Stacy Alesi, leads this discussion. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 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.
Book Life Presents: Healthy Eating with Whole Foods Market
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Enjoy a cooking demonstration by Courtney Burke, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist with Whole Foods Market, Palm Beach Gardens. Learn to prepare healthy recipes using local organic produce! (60 min.)

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Trivia Night @ Your Library!
Main Library
Wed, Oct 08, 6:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win a prize. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 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, Oct 09, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Book Discussion: "Gone Girl," by Gillian Flynn
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

Partake in a lively discussion of Gillian Flynn's award-winning, pyschological thriller, led by Judy Kamiat. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: Contact
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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Healthy Latin American Cuisine (Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino)
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Jueves, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. Presentación en Ingles. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Latin American dishes are prepared with common and not so common foods. We invite you to learn about these foods and how to make changes to the traditional methods of preparation to make them healthier. Lecture offered in English (60 min.)

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Film and Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss a classic film based on the unproduced play, "Everybody Comes to Rick's." (3 hr.) Not rated.

The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

View a lecture from this Open Yale Course series led by professor Amy Hungerford, and stay for a brief discussion. Pick up a copy of “The Crying of Lot 49,” by Thomas Pynchon at the Information Desk. Shown with permission. (2 hr.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 09, 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.

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How to be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Main Library
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Learn how to register your business as a provider of goods or services and to evaluate the options in order to become a "certified" supplier within the County, State and Federal levels. Speaker: Carole Hart, Consultant, Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Judge for Yourself
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:30 pm

Hear about the role and importance of appellate judges and your role in deciding if they should be retained or removed from the bench! This engaging and interactive presentation is brought to you by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Related Education Committee. (60 min.)

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Fruit Trees for the Florida Homeowner
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener and President of the Palm Beach County Rare Fruit Council, will enlighten Florida gardeners about fruit trees that will thrive in this environment. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Oct 09, 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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Book Life Presents: The Crime Scene Effect, How TV and the Media have it All Wrong
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Dr. Paul L. Friedman, Professor and Department Chair, Crime Scene Technology and Criminal Justice at Palm Beach State College will present this lecture about Crime Scene Investigation. The lecture will concentrate on what really happens behind the yellow tape and in our crime labs. Due to graphic subject matter, mature audiences suggested. (90 min.)

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Paper Filigree: Quilled Pumpkin
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 10:30 am

Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques and create a fancy scrolled pumpkin to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. (60 min.)

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Daniel Rojas y el Arpa Folclórica Latinoamericana (Daniel Rojas and the Latin American Folk Harps)
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 2:00 pm

Viernes, 10 de octubre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de los sonidos encantadores del Arpa Folclórica de América del Sur y Centro América y conozca la historia de esta preciosa música. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Enjoy the enchanting sounds of folk harp from South and Central America and learn about the history of this beautiful music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Immigration 101
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Get all your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS (United States Custom and Immigration Service). Find out what the requirements are and witness a mock interview. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Tradiciones de la Cultura Maya en Guatemala (Mayan Cultural Traditions in Guatemala)
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 11:00 am El Centro Maya-Guatemalteco compartirá bailes folclóricos de la descendencia Maya de Guatemala y ofrecerán una demostración del arte de tejer. Conozca a la Princesa Maya-Guatemalteca. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Guatemalan-Maya Center will perform folkloric dances and demonstrate the art of weaving colorful textiles. The Guatemalan-Maya Princess will be joining us for a meet and greet. All ages. (60 min.)

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Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) PG-13

Arte de El Sol (Art of El Sol)
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los artistas de El Sol en Jupiter, en colaboración con la Biblioteca de Jupiter, presentarán una exposición interactiva demostrando el arte indígena de Guatemala. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. El Sol artists, in collaboration with the Jupiter Branch, will present an interactive art exhibit displaying indigenous Guatemalan art and unveil a collective collage of shared hopes and dreams. (2 hr.)

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Ventana al Vino (Deconstructing Wine Myths and Pricing)
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Athena Yannitsas, Especialista Certificada en Vinos y miembro de la Sociedad de Educadores del Vino, ofrecerá una presentación sobre los mitos más comunes acerca del vino y revelará el enigma detrás de los precios del vino. Yannitsas firmará ejemplares de su libro, "Vino, Vida y Alegría." Presentación en Español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Athena Yannitsas, Certified Wine Specialist and member of the Society of Wine Educators, discusses the most common myths about wine and reveals the enigma behind the price of wine. A book signing of her book in Spanish "Vino, Vida y Alegria," will follow. Lecture offered in Spanish. (60 min.)

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (91 min.) R ­

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¡Mexico Lindo y Querido! Celebremos con Mariachi Pancho Villa (A Celebration of Mexico with Mariachi Pancho Villa!)
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de octubre, 2:00 pm Mariachi Pancho Villa interpretará canciones favoritas en el estilo tradicional mariachi de México. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Mariachi Pancho Villa will entertain you with favorite tunes from the Mexican mariachi tradition. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 am

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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Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 10:30 am

Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own individual session with a librarian. Prerequisites: basic computer skills and an email account. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 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, Oct 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.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 14, 1:00 pm

Manga Studio Software.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

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

Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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Off the Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Technology Hang-Out: Hoopla
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:30 pm

Did you know that you could stream movies, music and audiobooks from the library's website? We'll show you how! (60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 5:00 pm

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

Native Food from Mexico: from Pre-Hispanic Times to Today (Gastronomía Mexicana: Desde Tiempos Prehispánicos Hasta el Presente)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

Martes, 14 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la gastronomía mexicana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the history of one of the world’s most popular cuisines. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

John Bednarik discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. You will learn effective strategies and a simple meditation technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Oct 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.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 7:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 10:00 am

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

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 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.

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. (90 min.)

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Nail Art Salon
Main Library
Wed, Oct 15, 2:00 pm

Learn how to create unique nail designs on your nails or a friend's nails. Our certified beauty technician will be on hand to help you create the latest in nail art. Use designs from books for inspiration! All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

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Bring the Museum to You: The National World War I Museum
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 2:15 pm

Designated by Congress as America's official World War I Museum, we are joined by members of the Museum for an engaging and interactive video conference. The Museum presents an introductory film that showcases authentic WWI artifacts from the Museum's collection and concludes with a Q&A session in which participants can interact with Museum staff. (60 min.)

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The Great War: Book Discussion Series
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War, learn about life in the trenches during a lively lecture and discussion of war poet Siegfried Sassoon’s biographical novel, “Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.” Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Learn the warning signs of domestic abuse, types of spousal abuse, symptoms of an abusive relationship, and how to report domestic violence. Facilitated by Victim Services of Palm Beach County Services. (60 min.)

Frida Kahlo: the Woman Behind the Pain (Frida Kahlo: La Heroína del Dolor)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:00 pm

Miércoles, 15 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la célebre artista Mexicana Frida Kahlo. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the story of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. (60 min.)

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Socrates Cafe
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:30 pm

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

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion: Contact
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience not necessary. For health information call the Consumer Health Information Service at 561-233-2736.(90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 16, 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.

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Episode 8. (67 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Learning Express - The New Version! And How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Thu, Oct 16, 2:30 pm

Learning Express is an online database with skill-building exercises, test preparation materials, and practice exams. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use it to access practice tests for the new 2014 GED®, SAT®, FCAT, firefighter and postal worker exams, and many more. Also learn techniques using this database for job-searching, résumé-writing, interviewing, workplace skills and more. (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County Open House
Main Library
Thu, Oct 16, 5:00 pm

Celebrate 50 years of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County! Visit different exhibits to help with your genealogical research, then take a tour of the Genealogical Society’s library. Refreshments provided. (3 hr.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 6:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Oct 17, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (111 min.) PG-13

Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. Join us in celebrating Diversity Awareness Month. (110 min.) PG-13

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Recorriendo a Hispanoamérica: Tuna Estudiantil de Okeeheelee Middle School (Musical Tour of Latin America: Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School)
Main Library
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm La Tuna Estudiantil de Okeehelee Middle School interpreta canciones favoritas de Latinoamérica, en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School performs favorite songs from Latin America in the traditional style of the Tuna. (60 min.)

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¡Cuba y Su Campo! (Cuba’s Countryside Splendor!)
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos la historia, el arte y la música de Cuba en este programa presentado por la Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the history, arts and music of Cuba in this program presented by the Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.)

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Estampas Bolivianas (Bolivian Vignettes)
Main Library
Sun, Oct 19, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 19 de octubre, 2:00 pm Centro Cultural Semilla Boliviana interpreta el baile tradicional de Bolivia, con trajes llamativos y música andina. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Semilla Boliviana performs traditional Bolivian dance, with eye-catching costumes and Andean music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 10:00 am

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

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English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 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.

Creative & Vintage: Card Organizers
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Turn a vintage wooden cigar box into a fun and decorative card organizer, recipe box, coupon holder or any other personalized keepsake of your design. Bring in memorabilia or items of significance to use in crafting your box. Basic supplies provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:30 pm

Lecture 45: Beyond Impressionism-From Seurat to Matisse. Lecture 46: Cubism and Early Modern Painting. The lectures cover art that is classified as Post-Impressionism and Fauvism in a period rich in artistic exploration and diverse discoveries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Book Life Presents: Crime in Everyday Life; Myths and Facts
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Dr. Rachel Babo Santos, Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss how routine, everyday activities set the stage for illegal activities and will debunk the myths about crime, criminals and the criminal justice system that have become part of conventional wisdom. She will present simple and inexpensive changes in the physical environment and patterns of everyday activity that can often produce substantial decreases in crime rates. Dr. Santos will relate her talk to some of the themes in the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn. (90 min.)

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Halloween Movie Mania
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 5:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.) Not Rated.

Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 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, Oct 21, 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, Oct 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.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 1:00 pm

Scanning Images.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

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

Book Life Presents: "Gone Girl"
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

This mystery thriller was the book that we could not put down, a wild ride of a page turner! Let’s get together to talk about all the chilling twists, startling revelations and non-stop surprises. Who did you believe, suspect, sympathize with, and despise? Chatting about it could be almost as fun as reading it! Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own individual session with a librarian. Prerequisites: basic computer skills and an email account. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 5:00 pm

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

Craft Night: Origami Tulips
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Experienced crafter Kelly Handy will show you how to turn simple squares of paper into a beautiful origami tulip. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Oct 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.

By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria (Book discussion in Spanish: The Assassin's Bridge)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

Martes, 21 de octubre, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El puente de los asesinos" de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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, Oct 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.

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

Bring your ideas, questions and written work to this monthly workshop. Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Preregistration begins Sep 25. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Start Your Own Business
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

What is the next step to starting your own business? Learn what it takes and what resources and classes are available to help you. This two hour session will be presented by Ted Kramer, Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. (2 hr.)

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eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Herbs for Health and Wellness
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, University of Florida, Ada Medina-Solórzano, BS Certified Servsafe Instructor discusses how to add herbs to enhance your meals and the health benefits of particular herbs. Receive information on how to plant and take care of herbs. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 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.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 1:30 pm

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in and your library card. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need - a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic.

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Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness to live in the present moment through meditation and thought processes. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 23, 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.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG-13

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Christmas Special plus Tea Party. You are invited to our optional Edwardian costume dress-up party after the show and some fun quizzes on the series. Light refreshments and tea will be served. (120 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 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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Board Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 pm

Enjoy classic games like Scrabble, or bring your own favorite game to share with others. (90 min.)

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Fall Scherenschnitte
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 10:30 am

Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte” as we make decorative, lacy, paper creations for Halloween, or any festive time of year. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 3:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (88 min.) PG-13

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 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.

Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Make a seasonal craft. For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook. (90 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Do you need specific computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with library staff. Various appointment dates and times available. (30 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

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Halloween Movie Mania
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 5:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (90 min.) TV-PG

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 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.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 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.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 1:00 pm

How to Use a Microphone.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, “Jaffa Beach.” The author was born in Romania and is a professional musician who continued her musical career in Israel and the United States. "Jaffa Beach" is a story of clashing cultures, deeply held secrets, and one young woman’s journey from happiness to despair when all she holds dear in both worlds start to slip away. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available Oct 14. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si no puede asistir durante la fecha asignada; llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Living With Hearing Loss
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Oscar Segal, president of the Hearing Loss Association of America, South Palm Beach County Chapter, gives helpful tips and answers questions addressing this common problem. (60 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator perspective)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:15 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

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

Ukulele Jam Session
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Ukulele jam session for all ages and all levels. Bring your ukulele to play and meet with other ukulele players, or just come to enjoy and listen. (90 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches to gaze at the stars in the night sky through a telescope and be transfixed by beauty. (2 hr.)

Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Venga para una conversación literaria entre amigos de la lectura. Para encontrar el libro de este mes, visite el Mostrador de Circulación en la Biblioteca Principal o llame al 561-233-2600. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Oct 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.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 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.

Herbs for Health/Wellness
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 1:00 pm

Ada Medina-Solorzano, from Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, teaches you how to add herbs to enhance your meals. Get tips on planting herbs and discover their health benefits. (60 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 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.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 30, 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.

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Crafternoon
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

Decoupage a coaster using gorgeous fall leaves and colors. (60 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! The group will discuss "Half of a Yellow Sun," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Call to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Oct 30, 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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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

"Paper Towns," by John Green (Book to Art).

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

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Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 2:00 pm

"Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress," by Dai Singh.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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Children's Program
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Awesome Autumn
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall themed craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Superhero Masks
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

What kind of hero will you be? Create fun and fearless masks using a variety of materials. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Stories, Games and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Unicorns - with a special visit from Smokey the Bear.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Leaf rubbing.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 9:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Family Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Fall is Here.

Books, stories, music and crafts for the whole family. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

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

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bears Everywhere
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 11:00 am

Have you ever wondered what your teddy bear or favorite stuffed friend does while you're fast asleep or away at school? Bring them to the library and hear all about their adventures. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 12:30 pm

It's Early Dismissal Day from school so venture forth to discover books and surprises in the library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

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

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¡Celebrando el mes de la herencia hispánica!
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

Jueves 25 de septiembre, 2:30pm. (Story time in Spanish) Por medio de historias y juegos viajaremos a través de los países latinoamericanos para conocer su grandeza única, su belleza espectacular y los personajes que han dejado huella a nivel mundial. Edades 3 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Hats! Hats! Hats!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about hats and make a fun craft too. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Create Your Own Comic Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 4:30 pm

Celebrate National Comic Book Day by learning about different ways to make comic books or comic strips, and then create your own adventure. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 11:00 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Craft Mania
Main Library
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

What’s better than one craft? A whole bunch of them! Join us for a potpourri of many different kinds of crafts - all for you! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 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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Dork Your Diary
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Are you a Dork Diary fan? Do you have a diary of your own? Join us for a discussion of this popular series and share ideas of how to dork a diary. Bring your diary to decorate and dork or make one of your own and start writing! Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Babysitting Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Join Palm Beach County Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown for a 2-hr babysitting workshop. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the program. Ages 10 & up. (2 hr.)

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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

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

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Family Movie Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

©Warner Bros. Build a great time into your day by making some amazing LEGO® creations while enjoying this well-crafted movie. All ages. (100 min.) PG

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Main Library
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hello Honeybee!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Honey Month at the library! Join us for some sweet stories, songs and a craft about the very important honeybee. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 12:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 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, Sep 29, 10:30 am

Stories In Rhyme.

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

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Terrorfest
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (68 min.) G

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Lego Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 3:30 pm

Come and play with Legos and make your own unique creations! Bring a Lego creation of your own to show us what you can do with Legos. See if you can do the “Lego Challenge of the Day”! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Tween Karaoke
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 5:30 pm

Do you love to sing? Perform solo or sing with your friends. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 6:30 pm

Stories In Rhyme

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Terrorfest
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 3:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (111 min.) PG

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Animal Tracking
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 3:15 pm

Who made those tracks? Explore your detective side as you discover the differences in tracks between raccoons, rabbits, beavers and other animals in the wild. Ages 5-8. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Zombie Survival Guide
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Enjoy games, zombie food and make a bug-out bag in this hands-on zombie survival class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Perler Bead Party
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Summer is over, but that’s okay! You can still melt your new-school-year blues away by making some cool fuse bead creations. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 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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Bilingual Family Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 30 de septiembre, 6:30 pm 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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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 10:00 am

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

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Fall Story Times
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 10:15 am

We offer Story Times for various ages. See our separate Story Time listing for dates and times.

Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 3:30 pm

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

American Girl: Kit Kittredge
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Extra! Extra! There's big news to report! We have mysteries to solve and collages to make as we take part in Kit's favorite activity ... newspaper reporting. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Trolls.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Apples Aplenty: Have a bushel of fun with apple activities and a craft.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

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

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Terrorfest
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 3:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.) PG

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Oct 02, 3:00 pm

Michigan

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states. Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 7:00 pm

Share your scariest stories with s'mores around the camp fire, deep in the dark woods. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 3:00 pm

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

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Make Something with LEGO® Bricks
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and join us to build something at our very first LEGO® program! Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Crafts
Main Library
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Join in the fun and celebrate Hispanic culture with crafts for Hispanic Heritage Month. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 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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Bird Bonanza
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 11:00 am

Fly in for fun stories featuring our favorite feathery friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Read Down Your Fines Party!
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 1:00 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Explore the Ocean.

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

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for Toy Story Bingo after the movie.
All Ages. (60 min.) TV-G

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Halloween Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 05, 2:00 pm

Creep out your friends with spooky nail art designs for Halloween. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 10:30 am

Opposites.

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

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Fire Safety for Kids
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 3:30 pm

Meet Elyse Weintraub-Brown from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and earn a fire safety badge. We'll even get to see a fire truck, if there is no emergency! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 4:00 pm

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

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 6:30 pm

Opposites.

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

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Walk-In Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 9:45 am

Fire Fighters.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 10:00 am

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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

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Are You Ready to LEGO®?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 3:30 pm

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

Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

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

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Fire Prevention Week
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

A Community Education Specialist from PBC Fire Rescue will present fire safety tips, a story and an art project. The program will conclude with a visit from a fire truck (emergency permitting). Grades K & up. (45 min.)

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Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

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

Family Fun Night— Disney Karaoke
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Calling all princes and princesses, join us for a sing-a-long of your favorite Disney movie songs. Dress up is encouraged. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 10:00 am

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

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Character Counts: Sharing & Caring
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 11:15 am

Enjoy games, music and stories that enhance our sharing and caring qualities. Make the "I can and you can toucan" craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

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

Fingerprint Art
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the birthday of author and illustrator Ed Emberley by using his clever books to create fingerprint art. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:30 pm

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

Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Falling Colors: Let the fall colors inspire you to create a watercolor masterpiece.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 am

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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

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Block-Tober: LEGO® Club
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:30 pm

Lots and lots of LEGO® bricks. What will your Block-Monster look like? Ages 6-11. (60 min.)

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Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 3:30 pm

Enjoy Latin American traditions through music, dance and stories. Make your own piñata to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)
¡Fiesta! Celebremos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Disfrute de las tradiciones de los países latinoamericanos por medio del baile, la música y cuentos. Haga su propia piñata para llevar a casa. Edades 4-9. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 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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Squid Dissection!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

Explore marine life in this hands-on session of discovery with local professor Thomas Monroe. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Spooky Crafts
Main Library
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

It’s that spooky time of year again, so don’t miss out on our holiday craft creations! Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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HalloWii
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 am

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

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Creature Feature Crafternoon Movie
Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Enjoy a big-screen showing of this holiday classic. Watch three wacky witches run amok while you make your own pair of witch-hunting specs. All ages. (95 min.) PG

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Knock 'Em Down
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 1:30 pm

Stacking blocks and other activities to encourage imagination, motor skills and just plain fun. Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

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Walk-In Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 9:45 am

Don't be Sad.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 am

Sweetest Week!

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, Oct 14, 11:00 am

Sweetest Week

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

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Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 3:30 pm

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

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 4:00 pm

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 10:00 am

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

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 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 instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:00 pm

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

Animal Art Extravaganza
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

Create some great art based on a favorite animal. There might be lions and tigers and bears, oh my! We'll read some delightful animal themed books and dance around to exciting songs. We can bear-ly wait and we're not lion! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Not Your Grandma's BINGO
Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring Bingo Night. Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

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

Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Fairies.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Get Spooky: Have a spooktacular time creating a cool scratch art scene.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Play Me A Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 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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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 10:00 am

Sweetest Week!

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

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Your Pizza Place
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 3:30 pm

Want to know what it's like to own and run a pizza parlor? Games and challenges let you be the waiter, chef and cashier in our Pretend Pizza Palace, then celebrate your new business with a real pizza party! Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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Beginners Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Learn to crochet! Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Pick up a supply list. Ages 9-14. Limit 12. (60 min.)

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Stop, Drop & Roll @ Your Library!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 10:30 am

October is Fire Safety Month! Sparky the Fire Safety Dog and his friends from the Red Cross of Palm Beach County will be here to teach you about the importance of fire safety with a fun and educational puppet show. Afterwards, firefighters from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will give us a few safety tips as well as demonstrate some of their fire-fighting equipment, which will include an opportunity to “touch” a real fire engine! Ages 0-6. (60 min.)

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Chess Club is Back!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 3:30 pm

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

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October Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 4:00 pm

Create lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 10:00 am

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 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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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 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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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 11:00 am

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

Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 1:00 pm

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

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LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 10:30 am

Occupations.

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

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Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 11:00 am

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

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WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®: Family & Child Workshop
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 11:30 am

Participate with your child in activities and receive tools designed to develop their capacity to succeed in our diverse world, building self-esteem and developing a respect for differences. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:30 pm

Come and play with LEGO® bricks and make your own creation! Bring a LEGO® creation of your own to show us what you can do with LEGO® bricks. See if you can do the “LEGO® Challenge of the Day”! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 4:00 pm

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

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 6:30 pm

Occupations.

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

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Walk-In Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 9:45 am

Angry.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 10:00 am

Love the Library!

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

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Read for the Record Challenge with Mayor Mattioli
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 10:30 am

Our special guest, Mayor Mattioli of the Village of Royal Palm Beach, will be here to read this year’s Read for the Record Challenge book, "Bunny Cakes," by Rosemary Wells. After listening to this enjoyable read aloud, make a unique craft to remind you of the fun time you had at our library. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

Come and join the arachnophobia fun and spin a web craft for the Itsy Bitsy Spider and friends. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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C is for Cookie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

It's National Cookie Month! Join us for the delicious cookie themed story time. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Cosmic Painting: It's Out of this World!
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 4:30 pm

Unleash your cosmic creativity while learning to create your own galaxies! Bring a black T-shirt or fabric tote bag. Transform them into a stellar fashion statement with cosmic painting! Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 am

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

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Thumbkin Pumpkin Patch
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

Share in a bounty of pumpkin activities including stories, songs and an art project as we explore the autumn season. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 3:30 pm

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

Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Mutants.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Dem Bones: Is the ankle bone connected to the foot bone? Listen to the story "Dem Bones," by Bob Barner and then create your own skeleton.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 10:00 am

Love the Library!

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

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Halloween Fun
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories and make a fun Halloween craft. Treats provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Oct 23, 3:00 pm

Wisconsin

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states. Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

Bridge Building Competition.

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

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 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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Have You Heard ...
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 4:00 pm

... about a rabbit that has fangs and sucks the juice out of vegetables? Join us for a “hare” raising reading from the book "Bunnicula," by James Howe. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Preventing Prejudice - Family & Child Workshop
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:00 am

Workshop offered in English.

Adults and their preschool-aged children are invited to join us for this fun, interactive workshop, designed to increase children's self-esteem and respect for others. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League's Miller Early Childhood Initiative. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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Baby Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

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

LEGO® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

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

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Purple People Eater Puppet Show
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 11:00 am

Wear your costume and come celebrate the season with silly monsters, crafts and games for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Preventing Prejudice - Family & Child Workshop
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 11:00 am

Workshop offered in Spanish.

Adults and their preschool-aged children are invited to join us for this fun, interactive workshop, designed to increase children's self-esteem and respect for others. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League's Miller Early Childhood Initiative. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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Halloween Spooktacular
Main Library
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Bring the whole family for our fun Halloween celebration. Wear your best costume or come as you are to enjoy the spooky fun! All ages. (60 min.)

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Children's Movie
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG

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Where's my Mummy?
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

Learn about Egypt and the pyramids, and what went in them. Make a craft and have a Mummy wrapping contest! Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Silly Monster Stories and Crafts
Main Library
Sun, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Just like Elmo and Grover, some monsters are actually very friendly. Join us for a spooky-free monster story time. Ages 2-8. (45 min.)

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Walk-In Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 9:45 am

Halloween.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 10:30 am

Picnic.

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

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Fire Safety Puppet Show
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 11:00 am

October is Fire Safety Month. Learn about fire safety and prevention through a fun and informative puppet show presented by the Red Cross of Palm Beach County. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Black Cat Jamboree
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 3:30 pm

Come join us for stories about black cats and make a special craft to celebrate these beautiful creatures. We will have a "purr-ty" good time! Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Scaredy Cat Special
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 4:00 pm

What was that? Did you hear something? We'll give each other the shivers, but not too bad. There'll be a fun and goofy craft and a short movie appropriate to the season. Ages 5-9. (60 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 6:30 pm

Picnic.

Fun stories, puppets and a film 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, Oct 27, 7:00 pm

Bring your sleeping bag and a flashlight because we’re going camping in the library! Sing and dance to some silly songs and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (60 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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Fall Fun Stomp!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-3. Limit 30. (30 min.)

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Not So Scary Halloween
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Wear your costume for library style tricks and treats! Stories, songs, a craft and a parade around the library! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 11:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with Dr. James L. Casale
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:00 pm

Dr. James L. Casale will present his parent-friendly book, "Wise Up: Be the Solution." He has received many educational awards during his career including being named first male Florida Teacher of the Year. (45 min.)

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It's Halloween!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Boo! We will have ghosts, goblins and other creepy things to make Halloween special. We'll also read spooky stories and create a Halloween craft. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Descubre tu arte! (Story Time in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Martes, 28 de octubre, 3:30 pm Ven a divertirte expresando tu creatividad artística. Juntos viajaremos por el mundo mágico del arte en donde podrás crear tu propia obra maestra. Edades 4 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Not So Spooky Movie Night
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family at the library! Ages 8 & up. (86 min.) PG

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Trick or Treat Tales
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, games, a craft and a movie about Halloween. All ages. (45 min.)

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Little Pumpkins Story Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 10:00 am

We are having a special fall-themed story time for babies and their caregivers. Enjoy finger plays, rhymes and books all about pumpkins, apples and the fall. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Halloween Party
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Time for Halloween tales and fun! Wear your Halloween costume and parade throughout the library. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Pumpkin Palooza
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 11:00 am

Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Do they only grow in the fall? Find out all this and more at our special story time all about pumpkins. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Pumpkin Patch Babies
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 11:30 am

Stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Costumes welcome. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Ooky, Kooky, Spooky
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

Join us for stories about mischievous monsters, spooky skeletons and more. Costumes welcome. There will be music and a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

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

Trick or Treat Tales
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do before Halloween? Enjoy not-so-scary stories, songs and a fun craft. Ages 3-7. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Where the Wild Things Are!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Listen to the popular story and make a craft. Then let the wild rumpus start! Dress up as a wild thing if you'd like, or even as Max. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

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

Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:00 pm

Pumpkins Galore: Watch how to carve a pumpkin, then decorate a little pumpkin to take home.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Buzz & Woody's Haunted Special
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for a movie and craft. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) TV-G

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You Can Make That With Rubber Bands?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

Make amazing pieces of art using plain old rubber bands! All materials will be provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Teenie Halloweenie
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 5:00 pm

Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with games, crafts and plenty of fun. Wear your costume to win a prize in the best costume contest. Refreshments. (90 min.)

Boo to You!
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 5:30 pm

Come share some Halloween treats at the Library! Join us for not-too-scary stories, face painting and cookie decorating! All ages. (60 min.)

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Haunted House
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:00 pm

Our teens will scare you in our annual walk through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and enjoy a snack with new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Teenie Halloweenie
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Join us for some not-so-scary books and music about this spooktacular holiday. We’ll make a treat bag and then trick or treat our way around the library! Ages 2-4. (30 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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A-Haunting We Will Go!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 10:30 am

Join us for a brewing kettle of not-so-scary stories, songs, lots of fun, and a silent parade through the library to show off our unique holiday costumes. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Fall Family Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)
Jueves, 30 de octubre, 11:00 am
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano.Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Cutest Pumpkins in the Patch
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 11:30 am

Toddlers can enjoy stories, songs, a costume parade and a simple Halloween craft. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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What Was I Scared Of? Puppet Show
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Join us for a retelling of “What Was I Scared Of?” by Dr. Seuss and make a spooky craft. Ages 5-9. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come dressed in costume and join the fun with not-too-scary stories, songs and a clever Halloween craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Casper the Friendly Ghost's Halloween Party
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come party like Casper the Ghost would - with books about ghosts and tons of howling laughter. We will twirl like ghosts around the dance floor and have a spooky little time together. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Look at What You Missed in Story Time!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Weren’t able to join us for Story Time this season? Don’t worry, you can still make the crafts! Drop in and make any or all of the crafts we have from this past Story Time session. All materials will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

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Monster Mash
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

A time for school-aged ghosts and goblins to come and enjoy some Halloween stories, a game and a special craft. Grades K-3. (60 min.)

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Halloween Hullaballoo
Main Library
Fri, Oct 31, 10:00 am

It’s time for our annual Halloween parade! Dress up in your favorite costume and be part of our library parade. Then, join us for fun holiday crafts and pose for pictures with friends that you can take home and treasure forever. Ages 1-6. (60 min.)

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Tiny Tots Trick or Treat!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:15 am

Bring your little princess, pirate, hero or witch to a morning of rhymes, games, songs, snacks and fun! Then join our Trick or Treat parade around the library to get some special treats. Ages 1-3.

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Storybook Character Parade & Story Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Come and participate in our library parade dressed up as your favorite storybook character! Listen to some “not-so-scary” stories and make a special craft to take home. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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Pumpkinpalooza!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

The Greenacres pumpkin patch is the place to be! Join us for stories, songs, a puppet show and a parade! Wear your special costume and don’t be late! Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Peek-A-Boo!
West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

Bring the little ones for some not-so-scary Halloween fun. Enjoy stories, a short film and a craft. Ages 3 & up (45 min.)

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Spooky Treats Story Time
Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 3:30 pm

A jack-o'-lantern full of fun awaits you during this special seasonal story time. Listen to spooky stories, play monstrous games, and enjoy some tasty treats. Show off your costume and visit all three library desks for even more surprises. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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Teen Program
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 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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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 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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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA and one-hour training session are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 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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Teen Soda Tab Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

What can you make out of ordinary soda can tabs? Stop in and find out! All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Nerd Girl (or Boy) Party!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Pixel art, fun games and dancing! Come share your fandoms and have some fun! Ages 12-17. (75 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Fusion Fun
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:00 pm

Combine fuse beads to create fun characters and designs. They’re perfect for key chains, zipper pulls and magnets. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 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. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Mini Memory Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading manga and watching anime? If so, join us as we watch anime episodes and do a variety of crafts and activities. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Tween Creations: Duct Tape Crafts
Main Library
Mon, Oct 06, 4:30 pm

No matter if you are new to creating with duct tape or if you are a duct tape master, this special craft time is for you! Ages 8-15. (45 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Oct 07, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Artful Nails
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:00 pm

Learn some basic tips and tricks for creating nail art. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 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. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 6:00 pm

Bring the current book, graphic novel or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Do the Write Thing: a Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose writing. 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.)

Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week Kick-Off Event
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Gather some of your closest friends and have them meet you at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library to kick-off Teen Read Week 2014! Watch another one of our favorite teen reads that was turned into a blockbuster movie while enjoying delicious snacks and good conversation. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Word for Teens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 3:00 pm

Are you working on your report, but not sure how to import pictures? Is the print too small and you want the title centered? Bring your questions and get some great tips on using Microsoft Word. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teens - Blind Date with a Book - Book Pickup
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 9:00 am

To kick off Teen Read Week why not have a blind date at the library? ... with a book, that is. Starting Oct 14 through Oct 31, come in any time during the library's open hours and pick up your “date” at the Youth Services’ desk, then join us Nov 22 as we discuss our books. Ages 12-17.

Teen Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 4:30 pm

Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends at the library for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Jewelry Making For Teens
Main Library
Tue, Oct 14, 5:00 pm

Learn how to create some gorgeous jewelry. You will be proud to say “I made it myself!” Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Keeping a Dream Journal
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 5:30 pm

Help us celebrate "Teen Read Week 2014: Turn Dreams into Reality" by creating and decorating your own dream journal. Learn how to remember, collect and analyze your dreams. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie Night
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Are you Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Erudite or Dauntless? Decide after enjoying a movie and snacks. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 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. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Read Week: “Intro to Improv” Class
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Learn how to come up with funny, on-the-spot improvisational skits that will help you build your creativity, your confidence, and your language skills with Mr. Josh Flanders, improv extraordinaire. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:00 pm

Celebrate the ancestor festival of Obon with anime and snacks! Chat with friends and fans about cool holiday traditions from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Mini Memory Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week Wrap-Up: Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Create your own vision board to make your dreams become your reality. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Celebrate Teen Read Week!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

Join us for a bunch of fun Teen Read Week activities, such as the famous "googly eye book cover" caper. We will be creating Found Poetry from old book pages. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Origami
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 3:00 pm

Create colorful objects and animals using the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 19, 2:30 pm

Love manga, comic books or art? Come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Pumpkin Decorating
Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

You are invited to join us for some Halloween pumpkin decorating fun. We supply the pumpkins and decorations, you supply the creativity! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Ridiculously Rotten Movie Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. What's more terrifying than a clown? Hang out and LOL at this hilariously terrible movie to find out. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 12-17. (88 min.) PG-13

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Haunted House Rehearsal
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our annual Haunted House to be held Oct 29. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 5:30 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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Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (90 min.)

Haunted House Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 pm

Construct a haunted house out of graham crackers and candy. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Ages 13-17. (136 min.) PG-13

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Join us in the story time room for this animated comedy featuring Dracula and a cast of other famous monsters. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (91 min.) PG

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Teen Caramel Apple Dipping Party
Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Apples + caramel + candy = a perfect fall afternoon! All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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A Sundae on Sunday ... with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:30 pm

Enjoy making and eating ice cream sundaes whilst talking about whatever you are reading or have enjoyed reading in the past, including manga and graphic novels. In honor of Halloween, we will be reading some scary stories, so join us if you dare! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Spooky Teen Scene II
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 6:30 pm

Wear a costume, bring a friend, and join us for what is sure to be a scary good time. Games, crafts, pumpkins and deliciously creepy food. Ages 13-17. (60 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Pizza Chat: Fic Swap!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Get ready to share what scares you! This month we're going to share a part of our favorite scary book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga while enjoying pizza, candy and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Teens - Pumpkin Painting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

We’ll provide the pumpkins, paints and other fun decorations for this spooky Halloween craft. Make your pumpkin into a witch, vampire, zombie or any other creepy creature you can think of. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Halloween Hulabaloo
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 5:30 pm

Play silly games, make haunted crafts, and eat creepy snacks. Come dressed in your Halloween best if you wish to participate in the costume contest. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23.

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Acting Up!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 5:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughter, pizza and play as we work on basic acting skills with cheesy theater games. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teens - Blind Date with a Book - Book Pickup
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 9:00 am

To kick off Teen Read Week why not have a blind date at the library? ... with a book, that is. October 31st is your last chance to come in (any time during library's open hours) and pick up your “date” at the Youth Services’ desk, then join us on November 22nd as we discuss our books. Ages 12-17.

The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23.

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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