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Adult Program
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.

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 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.)

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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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Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Nov 01, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, Inc. (80 min.) PG-13

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 10:00 am

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

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Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 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.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

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

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 6:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 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, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 1:00 pm

Scanning Photos.

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.)

Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 1:30 pm

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

Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

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

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Book to Art
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Read the book, then make the art and come in to discuss both the book and art in our first Book to Art program. Visit the Book to Art website at http://booktoartclub.org/2013/12/01/paper-towns-by-john-green/ for inspiration on making art related to the book "Paper Towns," by John Green. Bring the art that you make related to the book to share at the book discussion. Limit 20. (90 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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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 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: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 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.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 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, Nov 05, 9:00 am

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 1:00 pm

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 1:30 pm

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

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 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?
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job-search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (90 min.)

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Cookies for Kids: Tasting the Sweetness of Adoption
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Adoption Month with representatives from the Children’s Home Society of Florida as they share valuable information on foster care and adoption. Individuals or families who are interested in fostering or adopting can come and speak with the CHS staff in an informal setting. (90 min.)

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Latin American Film Festival Part 1
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 5:30 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (148 min.) Join us for part one of our three part Latin American Film Festival. Tonight's showing and discussion involve a Mexican film nominated for Best Foreign Film. Subtitled in English. (3 hr.) Not rated.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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, Nov 06, 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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Book Life Presents: Book Discussion - "The Interestings"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 11:00 am

David Scott will facilitate a discussion on Meg Wolitzer's, "The Interestings." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30-60 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - A Roadmap to Progress
Main Library
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

We will discuss the use of the Internet for Palm Beach County registration process and explain the bid response process using Palm Beach County as an example. An online use of the website will be utilized to view the procurement section of the website as well as other important data for this session. To register call Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 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.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 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.)

Preregister.
Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 3:00 pm

Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of lecture, question and answer period, and a period of meditation. (60 min.)

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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Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 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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Exploring Florida's Rich Archaeological History
Main Library
Thu, Nov 06, 7:00 pm

What can an oyster tell you? The answer is more than you think! Jennifer Green will discuss the remains of a prehistoric shell midden located at Dubois Park, providing an overview of archaeological investigations and the importance of oysters beyond the dinner plate. (75 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 2:00 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - its's free and accessible. (60 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 10:00 am

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 1:00 pm

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

Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (86 min.) Not Rated.

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Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (161 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a book/film discussion of Isak Dinesen's classic story in part two of our African Safari series. (3 hr.) PG

The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:30 pm

As this DVD series ends, we learn about Expressionism, Idealism and Constructivism, and movements such as German Expressionism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism and Neo-Plasticism. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated. Lecture 47: Modern Sculpture - Rodin and Brancusi. Lecture 48: Art Between Two Wars - Kandinsky to Picasso.

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 5:30 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 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
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 9:00 am

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

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 1:00 pm

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

World War II Stories from Ex-POWs
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 1:00 pm

True stories revealed about World War II, the Price of Freedom and the experience of local Ex-Prisoners of War in the prison camps. (60 min.)

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Meet the Authors: Carol White & Steve Forman
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Local authors Carol White and Steve Forman are a dynamic duo when it comes to book talks. They each have a different style of writing, with stories that appeal to men and women. You are sure to enjoy their entertaining presentation, which includes a question and answer session. A portion of their discussion will include research, character development, and their future projects. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting on Nov 03. (60 min.)

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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Melt and Pour Soap Making
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:15 pm

Learn to make decorative shea butter and glycerin soap with a microwave melt and pour soap base. Materials will be provided. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)

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Meditation for Relaxation
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:30 pm

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

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Need Help for Holiday Shopping - Consumer Report Program
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:00 pm

Palm Beach County business librarian Susan R. Berger will demonstrate how Consumer Reports, an online library database, can help you make the best choices for your holiday gifts, obtain product ratings and reviews, find in-depth advice, tips and trends, and recommendations for thousands of products and services. Learn how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it’s free and accessible. (60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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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The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef.
Lecture 2: Launching the Day.
Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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, Nov 13, 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)

Preregister.
Know Your Numbers!: Free Screenings for Diabetes Week 2014
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Staff from FAU's Community Health Center will be providing free cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose screenings. Early detection is key. Free glucose and blood pressure monitors will be given to those at high risk. (2 hr.)

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Medicare 101
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101 presentation. We will cover the different parts of Medicare, how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan, and what changes to expect in 2015. (60 min.)

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Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 11:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 11:00 am

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (106 min.) PG-13

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

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Handling Change: A Guide to Managing Between Jobs
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Being unemployed or underemployed is stressful and, very often, overwhelming. ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, walks you through a series of coping techniques and actions that can help you manage through this period of transition.

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Consumer Reports Online for Free!
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz: Jaffa Beach
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Spanning many decades and three generations, the author finds the common humanity of both Arabs and Jews in this dramatic fiction of one young woman's journey from happiness to despair. (60 min.)

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 3:00 pm

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Book Life Presents: Author Visit - "High Seas Wranglers"
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:00 pm

Captain Terry Howard will regale us with tales of fishing adventures! Learn about the maritime industry in Florida, as well as life on the high seas. A book signing will follow. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Main Library
Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

"Collage" Presented by Myrna Goldberger and Sherman Cohen
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger, in her inimitable style will adapt poems from Sherman Cohen's latest book, "Collage," to a historical or cultural event. The poems are extracted from a chapter in Mr. Cohen's book entitled "Hanging 'Round with Yesterday." These poems depict certain events and scenes relating from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. Enjoy reflecting upon memories painted in poetry. (60 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Mark Twain: Behind the Man in the White Suit
West Boca Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

This famous writer is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia. However, much more lies behind the man, including a darker side. Join Dr. Matt Klauza, Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in New York and a professor at Palm Beach State College, for this revealing lecture. (90 min.)

Family History: Getting Started
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

Learn how to build on what you already know about your family and community. Discover the resources that are available to you to search for what you want to find out about your family history. Get started by organizing what you have, setting goals, and planning your search. Prepare to record what you do or don't find so that you can consider what will be your next step. (90 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, 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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NaNoWriMo Write-In
Gardens Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 am

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and write as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (6 hr.)

International Games Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Celebrate the Seventh Annual International Games Day and enjoy a variety of games with fellow gamers. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Enjoy a movie and celebrate American Indian Heritage Month! (134 min.) R

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Festival de Poesía (Poetry Festival)
Wellington Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Attention poets, writers, orators, photographers and lovers of the arts! Cultivate and promote your talents in this 8th Poetry Festival. Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Conditions for participation and preregistration are available at the Information Desk. Sponsored by Alma Hispana. ¡Atención poetas, escritores, declamadores, fotógrafos y amantes de las artes! Cultiven y promuevan sus talentos en el octavo Festival de Poesía. Las condiciones para participar e inscripción están disponibles en el Mostrador de Información. Edades 8 en adelante. (2 hr.) Auspiciado por El Alma Hispana. Se requiere registrarse.

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (130 min.) PG-13

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Sunday Domino Club (Domingo de Dominó)
Main Library
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 16 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro nuevo club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our new Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 10:00 am

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

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Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 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.

Celebration of Storytelling: Tellabration
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Members of the PBC Storytelling Guild will entertain with a mix of personal stories, plus folk and fairy tales. (2 hr.)

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Friends Annual Meeting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Chad Crawford is a lover of all things Florida. He produces and hosts the television series "how to Do florida," a show that invited tourists and locals alike to experience the real Florida. He focuses on the importance of being outdoors, experiencing Florida and spending quality time with loved ones. Special seating for Friends members.

Holiday Papercrafting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

'Tis the season for papercrafting! Create three holiday ornaments - magazine shaped, music boxes, and the always classic clear plastic ball. Bring in one or two holiday decorations to personalize your craft. Basic supplies provided. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 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.

Small Claims Lawsuits and Mediation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A "small claim" is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. A free presentation by Palm Beach County Bar Association. (60 min.)

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Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 am

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

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

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.)

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop: Honoring Veterans
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special poetry workshop honoring veterans, as award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

How Do I Save My Home?
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, shares what steps you may be able to take now to potentially avoid foreclosure. You’ll also learn ways you may be able to catch up on your mortgage payments and other options that may be available to you.

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Workshop (Información Sobre Como Obtener la Ciudadanía Americana)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 18 de noviembre, 2:00 pm Representantes de la oficina del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) ofrecerán información del proceso de naturalización, pràctica de la entrevista y contestaràn sus preguntas. Información en inglés y español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. USCIS officers will discuss the naturalization process, do mock interviews, and answer your questions. Lecture in English and Spanish. (60 min.)

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Read "The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Pie Shop," by Emily Elsen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (86 min.) Not rated.

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Medicare 101
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:30 pm

Samantha Howell, Project Director from SHINE, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will discuss the yearly Medicare changes for 2015 and Annual Election Period Information for new and existing beneficiaries. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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. (30-60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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 Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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.)

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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.)

Disney Vacation Planning 101
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Join us for an exciting presentation on the ins and outs of planning a vacation to Walt Disney World, including what to eat, where to stay, and things to do. We will cover a variety of topics including: Disney on a budget, Disney with and without kids, and what to do when you feel like you've done it all. Q&A to follow, so come prepared with questions tailored to your own trip, if you'd like. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

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

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Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

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

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "King is Always Above the People")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Martes, 18 de noviembre, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El rey siempre está por encima del pueblo" de Daniel Alarcón. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 9:00 am

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

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 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.)

Social Networking: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 10:30 am

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

Criminal Justice Commission Mission
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 11:30 am

Learn more about an effective and efficient criminal justice system for Palm Beach County with Executive Director Michael Rodriguez.

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Book-A-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 1:00 pm

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 1:30 pm

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

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and practice new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome to this open house chess club. Sets and boards provided. (90 min.)

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Understanding Social Security Disability Income
Main Library
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Wright Thompson, from the Social Security Administration, will discuss the federal program that provides assistance to people with disabilities. (60 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
West Boca Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheime's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.) Preregister.

Navigating the Car Buying Process
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

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

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All the World's a Stage: Part 1
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

The words of William Shakespeare, the world’s most produced playwright, still resonate and evoke emotion after 400 years! Join the Theater Voices Doris Einbinder and Harvey Widell for a comedy presentation. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 3:00 pm

Lecture 1: The Rationale for a Space Telescope.
Lecture 2: Comet Shoemaker - Levy 9 and Jupiter.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Main Library
Wed, Nov 19, 6:00 pm

Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.
Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal?
Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 6:30 pm

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

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 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.

How to Market Your Business to Government Agencies After Minority Certification
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 am

The objectives of this session will center on the aspect of marketing to government entities, determining markets suitable for your products and services, and understanding how to align your business with an agency that is right for your organization. Participants will be invited to provide the audience with their one minute elevator speech. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 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, Nov 20, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 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.)

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated health consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Presented by the Consumer Health Information Service. (90 min.)

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Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

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

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Gloria Waldman Swing Combo
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Join us for a performance of songs from the American Songbook and more contemporary tunes. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week with PBC Food Bank
Main Library
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov 15-23), a representative from PBC Food Bank will discuss hunger relief efforts in Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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My Loved One Has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Thursday Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:15 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (112 min.) PG-13

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Movie Night
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (110 min.) PG-13

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Florida Novels into Film 1950-Present
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Frank Eberling will examine landmark Florida stories that have been adapted into notable feature films and discuss the novelists' influences, the book-to-film adaptation process, and the movie makers. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 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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OverDrive Digital Bookmobile
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 am

Come aboard OverDrive's 74-foot-long coast-to-coast traveling exhibit and explore eBooks, audiobooks, a gadget gallery and more.

Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 10:30 am

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

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Choral Performance: Encore
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Encore, the advanced chorus from West Boca High School, will perform a selection of Christmas, Hanukkah and winter songs. (45 min.)

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Native American Heritage Month: Local History of the Seminole Wars
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Join Guy Bachmann as he relates the history of the Seminole Wars which took place in what is now the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park in Jupiter. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (100 min.) PG

Meet the Author: Phillip Margolin
West Boca Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

New York Times best-selling author and long time attorney Phillip Margolin discusses "Woman With a Gun," his new and atypical novel, a haunting thriller inspired by an unforgettable photograph. Copies will be made available for purchase at this event weeks before they go on sale to the general public. Book sales benefit the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Learn About hoopla
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 am

View a demonstration on how to download items from hoopla, a library sponsored, electronic service that provides free access to movies, music and audio books. Bring your portable electronic device and passwords so that you can practice using the service with the assistance of library staff and then on your own at home. (75 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 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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Medicare Part D
Main Library
Mon, Nov 24, 10:00 am

Please join local SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Director Samantha Howell for an in-depth view of Medicare drug costs and 2015 Medicare cost and benefit changes. (60 min.)

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Fun Family Movie
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 11:00 am

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) PG-13

Medical Mondays: Joint Replacement
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Dr. Pedro Piza, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Paper Bead Bracelets
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Bring a ruler and a pair of scissors and learn how to turn old magazines and wrapping paper into fun paper bead jewelry. Other supplies provided. (90 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 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.)

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Medicare Part D
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 10:00 am

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

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 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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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio in Audacity.

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.)

Crafternoon
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 1:30 pm

Have a gobbling good time learning how to make turkey craft favors. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

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

Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 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.)

Book Life Presents: Boating Safety with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 6:00 pm

Join us as Chris Abernethy, Public Education Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, gives a talk on the importance of boating safety. (60 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 9:00 am

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

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 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.)

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 29, 12:30 pm

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and WRITE as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (4 hr.)

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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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 3:00 pm

Lecture 3: The Sagittarius Star Cloud.
Lecture 4: The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 3:00 pm

Lecture 5: The Cat's Eye Nebula - A Stellar Demise.
Lecture 6: The Crab Nebula - A Supernova's Aftermath.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

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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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 3:00 pm

Lecture 7: The Sombrero Galaxy - An Island Universe.
Lecture 8: Hubbles' View of Galaxies Near and Far.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 3:00 pm

Lecture 9: The Antennae Galaxies - A Cosmic Collision.
Lecture 10: Abell 2218 - A Massive Gravitational Lens.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 3:00 pm

Lecture 11: The Hubble Ultra Deep Field.
Lecture 12: Hubble's Legacy and Beyond.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

Children's Program
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.

Tween Halloween Craft
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 5:00 pm

Get in the spirit. Decorate for Halloween using the menagerie of crafts provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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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 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.

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

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 10:30 am

School.

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

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Crafty Kids Special: King Tut Wrap-up!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

King Tut's tomb was discovered around this day in 1922. Let's make our own little mummy replica of King Tut with a sarcophagus to put it in. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

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

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 6:30 pm

School.

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

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Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 10:00 am

I'm Thankful For...

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

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Pets Make You Feel Good!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 10:30 am

Celebrate Families Reading Together with a pet themed story time. Stories, songs, activities and a craft! Bring your favorite toy pet for our plush pet parade. Ages 2-6. (30 min.)

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Zoo Bee, Zoo Bee, Zoo, Zoo Fun for You!
Tequesta Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 11:30 am

Celebrate Families Reading Together with stories all about fun at the zoo. Stories, songs and games followed by a swinging monkey craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 2:30 pm

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

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 5:00 pm

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

Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:00 am

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

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Crazy for Collage!
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Create wonderful works of art using feathers, fabric, tissue paper, pom poms, yarn and glue. Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

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The Brick By Brick Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Come and join us to create the tallest tower of blocks you can from our supply of Jumbo Building Blocks! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Families Reading Together: Let’s Make a Pizza
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 2:00 pm

Join us in reading this year’s Families Reading Together title "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr. We’ll read the story and find out all the ways that reading can make you feel good. We’ll celebrate with stories, songs and a pizza craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 3:00 pm

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

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Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring Bingo Night. Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Wimpy Kid Trivia
West Boca Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the newest Wimpy Kid book, wimp-yourself and test your knowledge of all things Wimpy Kid. Get ready for "The Long Haul!" Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 3:30 pm

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

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American Girl: Forever Friends
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

Find out your friendship style! Learn what makes a good friend and how to make your friends feel special. Snacks provided. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the latest book with games, crafts and lots of wimpy fun. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Bookmark Contest
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

We’ll supply the markers and crayons, you supply the creativity. Enter your design for a chance to have it printed and distributed throughout the Library System. Ages 7-12.

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Hats Off to You!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

Everyone loves a hat! Listen to all of the different designs that hats can arrive as, and make a hat of your own to wear home. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Designer Duct Tape Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:30 pm

Come on in and get creative! Make beautiful flowers out of our fashion-forward duct tape with cool designs and trendy patterns. Ages 7-17. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together: Feel Better With a Book
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 5:00 pm

Listen to stories about coughs, colds and sneezes. Play a game, dance to music, and finish up with a craft. Ages 5-8.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 10:00 am

I'm Thankful For...

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

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Happy Birthday, Everyone!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 10:15 am

We're celebrating everyone's birthday all at once at our magical Unbirthday Party full of stories, songs, games and treats. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Preschool Musical Story Time
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 11:00 am

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

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Oodles of Nuudles
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 3:30 pm

Wet, stick and build! The sky's the limit! Make creations of your own with nuudles, and let your creativity run wild. Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Dinosaurs Forever
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 3:30 pm

Which animals lived millions of years ago that everybody loves? That's right - dinosaurs! Come make a wonderful dino-craft and read some thrilling books. We'll also dance to some great dino-stomping songs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time Stories and Fun
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 10:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday toddler classes. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Toddler Music Story Time
West Boca Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 10:30 am

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

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Baby Time Rhymes and Songs
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 11:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday baby classes. Ages 0-12 mos.

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Families Reading Together: The Colorful World of Todd Parr
Gardens Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

Enjoy our featured story “Reading Makes You Feel Good,” by Todd Parr. More stories, songs and a craft will follow. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

Join us for a special story time featuring the Families Reading Together book "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr and enjoy the interpretation of a Families Reading Together classic by the Ballet Palm Beach dance company. All ages. (45 min.)

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Creative Writing
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Would you like to add a few more tools to make your writing more exciting? We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories! Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Craft-Mania
Main Library
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

It’s time to bring out all of our favorite crafts for a crafting extravaganza! Get ready to make and bring home a whole bunch of great crafts. Ages 4-11. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 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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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:00 am

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

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Pets Make You Feel Good!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:30 am

Celebrate Families Reading Together with a pet themed story time. Stories, songs, activities and a craft! Bring your favorite toy pet for our plush pet parade. Ages 2-6. (30 min.)

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Families Reading Together Arts & Crafts Extravaganza!
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 1:00 pm

Children and families are invited to express their love for family, friends and books using a variety of art materials! All ages. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 2:00 pm

Build a race car or truck.

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

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LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 2:30 pm

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

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It's Nail Art!
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 2:30 pm

Use various polishes and decals to create beautiful nail designs. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Therapy Dogs International
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 3:00 pm

Heather Levy will share information about Therapy Dogs International, a volunteer organization that tests and registers therapy dogs and their handlers. Learn how these special dogs and volunteers are helping people everyday right here in Palm Beach County. Ages 5-12. (45 min.)

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

Behavior/Manners.

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 10:30 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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

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

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Monday Movie Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (116 min.) G

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

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In Space!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 3:30 pm

Come learn about the planets and create your own world! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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The “Under Construction” Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 3:30 pm

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

Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 3:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Royal Tea Party
Main Library
Mon, Nov 10, 4:00 pm

Princes and princesses are cordially invited to a very special tea party! Dress up (or come as you are), bring your favorite doll or stuffed friend, and join us for a very special event. Refreshments will be served. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 6:30 pm

Behavior/Manners.

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 7:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Toddler Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 11, 10:30 am

Bilingual flannel board stories, puppets, music and so much more! Ages 18-24 mos. (30 min.)Disfrute de cuentos bilingues, canciones y mucho mas! Edades 18-24 meses. (30 min.)

Baby Signs
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 10:00 am

Teaching your baby sign language is an excellent way to provide them with pre-verbal language and early literacy skills. Enjoy rhymes and songs that will begin to teach your babies basic signs. Expectant mothers also welcome! Ages 4-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Families Reading Together
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 10:30 am

Celebrate the 10th Annual Families Reading Together Campaign with a special story time. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Book It & Boogie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and read a story or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Let’s Explore: Our Five Senses
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 am

Join us for a special story time all about our senses. Explore each of your 5 senses through science and crafts. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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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Design a Bookmark Contest
West Boca Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:00 pm

We’ll supply the markers and crayons — you supply the creativity. Enter your design for a chance to have it printed and distributed throughout the library system. Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:00 pm

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

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Families Reading Together 2014- Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and build something. Ages 6-11. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:30 pm

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

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Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

Join us for a special story time featuring the Families Reading Together book "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr and enjoy the interpretation of a Families Reading Together classic by the Ballet Palm Beach dance company. All ages. (45 min.)

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Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

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

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Where the Wild Things Are: Story Time Special
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

All wild things are welcome to join us for this special celebration of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, "Where the Wild Things Are". We will make special crafts and have our very own “wild rumpus!” Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Play Me a Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to join us for stories and activities celebrating families and communities! Bring your little ones and your grandparents. All ages. (60 min.)

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101 Fantastic Fingernails
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Decorate your nails with out of this world designs, using some of our 101 different polishes. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Families Reading Together: On the Road to Reading
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:30 pm

Join us for a special story time all about cars, trucks, motorcycles and other things that go on the road! Bring the whole family for a fun shared experience as we celebrate the importance of books and reading for all families. Make a zooming craft to take home, too. Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Celebrate Families!

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

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Baby Story Time Special & Craft
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Make a simple craft to remember the fun time you had at the library. Ages 0-23 mos. (35 min.)

Singalong Disney
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Calling all young princes and princesses. Sing and dance to some of your favorite Disney singalong songs. Ages 2-5. Space is limited.

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Thankful Turkeys
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 11:15 am

Create your own Thankful Turkey and discover cool Thanksgiving Day customs. Come gobble up the fun! Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 1:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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LEGO® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 3:00 pm

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

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You're Running for President?!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 3:30 pm

Do you have what it takes to get elected President of the Acreage? If you want to sit in the big chair, you need to know how someone gets elected President. We'll answer this question with a fun election of our own. Discover and try out all the jobs it takes to run a campaign. Ages 6-10. (60-90 min.)

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Teddy Bear Tea Party, Story Time & Library Sleepover
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 3:30 pm

Do you have a favorite teddy bear? Bring it to the library to celebrate National Teddy Bear Month! We will listen to some “beary” good stories, sing and dance to “bear-rific” songs, and share some “bear-licious” snacks at a tea party for you and your teddy bear friend. Your teddy bear can continue to have fun by sleeping overnight at the library with other teddy bears. Pick up your bear the next day and you will receive a picture of your bear on his overnight library adventure! Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Beginner's Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 4:00 pm

Crochet club for beginners to learn basic stitches. Make new friends while you work on simple projects. Pick up a supply list. Ages 9-14. Limit 12. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time Stories and Fun
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 10:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday toddler classes. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Turkey Trot
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, trot 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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Baby Time Rhymes and Songs
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 11:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday baby classes. Ages 0-12 mos.

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm

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

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm

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

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Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 4:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 4:00 pm

Join us for a special story time featuring the Families Reading Together book "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr and enjoy the interpretation of a Families Reading Together classic by the Ballet Palm Beach dance company. All ages. (45 min.)

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Minecraft Mania on International Games Day
West Boca Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 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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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 am

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

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Hitchiti Dancers
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

You will be amazed as teenagers astound you with traditional Native American dances. This troupe, which has been in existence for 25 years, is made up of 14-18 year olds who create their own costumes with beautiful hand-sewn bead work. All ages. (60 min.)

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Barkin' Books
Wellington Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

Fun stories, songs and a craft featuring man's best friend. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 1:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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International Games Day for Kids!
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors and people everywhere in the US and across the globe this International Games Day! Play old favorites or try out some fun new games. Snacks provided. Ages 6-12. (2 hr.)

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International Games Day
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Celebrate International Games Day with your favorite games. Candyland, Monopoly and Trouble are just a few that are available.

National Gaming Day
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Game on! Come and celebrate National Gaming Day at the library. We'll play some fun Wii games and a variety of exciting board games too. Do you accept this gaming challenge? Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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International Games Day @ Your Library
West Boca Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:30 pm

People all over the world will go to their local libraries to play games today. Stop by and try your hand at some board games or take a turn playing some Wii games. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.)

Don't Worry, Be Happy!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 3:00 pm

Are you a worrywart, a nervous Nellie? Then this story time is for you! Listen to stories about how some children overcome their anxieties, then dance your jitters out! Craft-making will be included. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Main Library
Sat, Nov 15, 3:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Move-ember!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Nov 16, 2:30 pm

Let's get up and go with dancing, hopscotch and more! Find a new, active game to fall in love with! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together: Pets Make You Feel Good
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 10:30 am

Enjoy a special story time with books, songs and a movie. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 10:30 am

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Animals at a Zoo
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 10:30 am

Explore what animals at the zoo might do in story books and songs. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Monday Movie Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) G

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Gardens Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 3:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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National Sloth Day
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 3:30 pm

Celebrate this national holiday with stories and a craft about our favorite slow-moving mammal friend, the sloth. Then we'll have a race, where the goal is to run as slowly as you can! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Give a HOOT with Daggerwing Nature Center
West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 3:30 pm

Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Daggerwing Nature Center’s favorite feathered friend – Shadow! All Ages. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Build using only one color bricks.

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

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Flower Power III
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Flower Power is back again by demand. Join us again to make giant flowers. All ages. (60 min.)

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Thank Goodness for Origami
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Create your own Thanksgiving themed animals through the art of origami. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Table Manners Please
Acreage Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:15 pm

Practice your manners at the table by listening to songs and stories. Make popsicle napkin holders for your special dinner with family and friends. Ages 3-7. (45-60 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Thanksgiving.

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

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together: … in Our Pajamas!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 7:00 pm

Join us for a “zoo-tastic” time reading this year’s Families Reading Together title "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by author and illustrator Todd Parr. Sing and dance to some silly songs and make a special zoo-related craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Early Birds
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-3. (35 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 am

Families Reading Together!

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

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Lapsit Special
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 10:45 am

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

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Pumpkin Patch Babies
Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 11:15 am

Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies! Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 3:30 pm

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

Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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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Best Friends Craft
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 4:00 pm

Bring your BFF and make gifts for each other. We'll have a variety of projects for you to choose from! Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together: The Colorful World of Todd Parr
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Celebrate families and reading at this special story time program. We will share stories and songs, and make a colorful craft while getting to know the featured author Todd Parr and his signature bold, colorful illustrations. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Family Fun Night: Game Night
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Spend the evening playing board games and video games with friends and family. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 3:30 pm

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

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Mustache Madness
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 4:15 pm

In honor of Movember, come learn about the art of “mustache bombing.” Create your own mustache, and then use it to photobomb anything and everything around the library, as we take pictures to display. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Butterball Babies
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 9:30 am

Rhymes, 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, Nov 20, 10:00 am

Families Reading Together!

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

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Dinos Roar!
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 10:30 am

Stomp along with stories about your favorite dinosaurs: T-rex, stegosaurus, triceratops and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Turkey Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 11:00 am

Join us for a feast of Thanksgiving stories, songs and a special holiday craft.
Ages 3-5. (45 min.)
Jueves, 20 de noviembre, 11:00 am
El Día del Pavo
Únase a nosotros para la fiesta de “Acción de Gracias” con cuentos, canciones y artesaniá del dia. Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Friends with Feathers
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 11:00 am

Stories about Turkey Lurkey, Henny Penny and other funny feathered friends. Music to shake your tale feathers and a craft to make and take home. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)

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Preschool Thanksgiving
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 11:00 am

Come to a story time dedicated to all that’s Thanksgiving. We’ll read a few books, play a game, and make a special Thanksgiving craft. Ages 3-5 (45 min.)

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Butterball Babies
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 11:30 am

Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies! Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Build with LEGO® Bricks
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 3:00 pm

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

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World Wide Stories: International Children's Day
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 3:30 pm

Listen to folktales, songs and stories from every continent as we explore the globe this International Children's Day. We'll end our world tour with an international candy tasting! Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together: “Zoo-tastic” Afternoon Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 3:30 pm

Join us for a special reading of this year’s Families Reading Together title "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by author and illustrator Todd Parr. Take an imaginary trip to one of our favorite places, the zoo, and make a special zoo-related craft to bring home. All ages. (45 min.)

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Turkey Day Story Time
West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, games and a craft. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Let's Talk Turkey
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 4:00 pm

There will be stories, music and games all about one of the funniest-looking birds we know and one of our favorite national holidays we associate with them. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Thanksgiving Feast
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 4:00 pm

Feast your eyes and hands on a smorgasbord of food crafts. All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time Stories and Fun
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 10:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday toddler classes. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together: The Colorful World of Todd Parr
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 11:00 am

Enjoy a special program featuring this year’s Families Reading Together title "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by author and illustrator Todd Parr. Hear more “feel good” stories and songs in English and Spanish and create a colorful craft. All ages. (45 min.)

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Baby Time Rhymes and Songs
Acreage Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 11:15 am

Can't stay away from story time? Join us for some extra sessions of our Friday baby classes. Ages 0-12 mos.

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Creative Writing
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Would you like to add a few more tools to make your writing more exciting? We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories! Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 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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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 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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Sunshine Singers
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

Enjoy Broadway Tunes sung by the Morikami Elementary School Chorus. All ages. (40 min.)

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Family Movie Day
Main Library
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) PG

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:30 pm

Make a friend and a craft as you express your creative side. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Children's Movie
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:30 pm

©New Line Cinema. (91 min.) PG

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LEGO® Block Party
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Nov 23, 1:00 pm

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

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Gobble 'til You Wobble
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 11:30 am

Calling all little gobblers to trot on in for stories, songs and a simple turkey craft. Ages 12-24 mos. (30 min.)

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Monday Movie Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) PG

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

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“Balloons over Broadway”: The Thanksgiving Day Parade
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 4:00 pm

For more than 80 years, the Thanksgiving Day Parade has taken place in New York City. Snoopy, Ronald McDonald and many other balloons take to the sky. Have you ever wondered how it all started? Learn more at this program, featuring the book "Balloons over Broadway," by Melissa Sweet. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 4:00 pm

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

Everyone is Painting Fall
Acreage Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 6:15 pm

Paint an oversized picture using the reds, browns, oranges, yellows and purples of autumn. Ages 6-16. (60 min.)

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Thanksgiving Stories and Crafts
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a short film to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. All ages. (45 min.)

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It's Almost Thanksgiving!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 10:00 am

Join us for stories and fun activities as we prepare for the holiday. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Art
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 10:45 am

Ready to noodle and dot? Start with stories and songs, then segue into art centers. Ages 1-2. (35 min.)

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A Time for Giving Thanks
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 11:00 am

Enjoy Thanksgiving stories and songs and make a special craft for your holiday table. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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I'm Thankful!: Story Time Special
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 11:00 am

We all have so much to be thankful for! Join us for stories, crafts, music, and more - all about the season of thanks. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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We Are Thankful
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

What are you thankful for? Get ready for Thanksgiving with holiday stories, songs and a special craft. Ages 4-9. (30 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

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

Families Read Together: Pizza
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

Is your favorite food ... pizza? Celebrate the 11th Annual Families Reading Together Campaign with a special story time on "How to Make a Pizza." Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Thanksgiving Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 4:00 pm

Make a very special Thanksgiving Day craft that will help you get in the spirit for the big day. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 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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The Human Body Experience
Main Library
Wed, Nov 26, 11:00 am

Join us for a special story time all about the human body. Learn what our bodies can do through science and crafts. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:00 pm

Enjoy your day off from school with Smash Bros. and other Wii games, card games, board games, snacks and new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Attack on the Fort!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:30 pm

We will learn about an ancient war and then build forts, make catapults, and stage a battle! Ages 7-12. (90 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Before you sit down for your turkey dinner, watch one of our favorite movies that is based on a classic children's book. Ages 8 & up. (94 min.) PG

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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Monday Movie Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 01, 3:00 pm

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

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

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Teen Program
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.

Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 01, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 01, 3:00 pm

Interested in anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it's all about? Join us for old and new favorites plus snacks and socializing. We'll view some anime episodes, sample Japanese food, and make "onigiri". Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the CreationStation 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 CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

J Pop Invasion
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 6:00 pm

Explore Japanese pop culture imports like anime, manga and kawaii crafts. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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 Children's Desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 6:00 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans all about the coolest stuff from Japan. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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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. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23.

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Tween & Teen Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:30 am

Enjoy a morning of Wii and board games with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 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. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 3:00 pm

Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky, and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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 Children's Desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Frosted Notes and Pie
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Rave or trash the current book, graphic novel or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats and enjoying a slice of pie. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Pepperoni Pages
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Dine on pizza while you brag about or trash a book/graphic novel you're currently reading. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 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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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 Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Fine-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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International Games Day for Teens
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic the Gathering, Uno, Mafia, card games, board games and smart phone games. Try them all! Join us for snacks, fun and competition as we celebrate International Games Day. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Teens - Mockingjay Party
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

The districts are rebelling so join us for Hunger Games-themed trivia, games and crafts. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Babysitting 101: Hazards in the Home
West Boca Branch
Sun, Nov 16, 1:00 pm

The major focus of this class will be on dangers in the home and safe alternatives. Presented by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Ages 10 & up. (3 hr.)

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Teen Movie
Main Library
Mon, Nov 17, 5:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (140 min.) PG-13

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the CreationStation 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 CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Teen Book Discussion
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Join us for a lively book discussion of "Looking for Alaska," by our favorite, best-selling author John Green. Stop by the Children’s Desk to get your copy. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Twist & Turn Ornaments
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Papercraft an ornament that you can twist inside out. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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National Cake Day
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Celebrate by decorating your very own mini cake! Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Play Nintendo, Wii and board Games. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.)

Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 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, Nov 20, 5:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play some cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Mockingjay Release Party
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 5:30 pm

In anticipation of the new Hunger Games movie, join your fellow teens and find out the answer every tribute wants to know – will the odds be ever in your favor? Come prepared to play games based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling trilogy. Ages 12-18. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 1:30 pm

©Twentieth Century Fox. Come watch another popular teen read-turned blockbuster movie! Make a simple craft and discuss the differences between the book and the movie. Ages 13 & up. (126 min.) PG-13

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Teens - Blind Date with a Book Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

You have gone on your blind date, now it is time to discuss what you've read. Was it a perfect match or was your date a dud? Snacks provided. Ages 12-17.

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy watching anime and reading manga? Then join us for anime episodes and manga-related crafts and activities. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Thanksgiving Tapers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:30 pm

Make a fun turkey craft or your own creation using our collection of colorful duct tape. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 4:00 pm

Love manga, comic books or art? Come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Sundae on Saturday - with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 29, 3:00 pm

Join us for ice cream sundaes and a conversation about whatever you are reading: novels, manga, fanfic, graphic novels, etc. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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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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