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Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
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Adult Program
Yoga @ your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Dec 27, 9:15 am

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 6:00 pm

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

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 7:00 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.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 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.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 31, 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.)

Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 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.)

Preregister.
Photo Album Craft
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Create a one of a kind photo album to organize some of your favorite pictures! Join Luis Aponte, creative and inventive whiz, as he guides you step-by-step through this unique take on the traditional photo album. Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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

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

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

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

Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Main Library
Mon, Jan 05, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jan 06, 1:00 pm

Using a Drawing Tablet.

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

Preregister.
New Movie @ Your Library
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 1:30 pm

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

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

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

Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book to check out. This month the book is "Orkney," by Amy Sackville. (90 min.)

Tech Talk: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 2:00 pm

Need help with your computer or other device? Speak with our techie/librarian in your own individualized session. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to the first session. You may also arrange an appointment at a different date and time. (30 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 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.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 3:30 pm

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

Trivia Night @ Your Library!
Main Library
Tue, Jan 06, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Acreage Branch Fantasy Football League: End-of-Season Bash!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 7:00 pm

Spend an evening recognizing the victors and sharing the highlights of our inaugural Fantasy Football League. Did you miss out on the action? Drop in and learn how to get involved next season. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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

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

Credit Scores - Why Am I a 678?
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 2:00 pm

A representative from ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, a nonprofit organization, will discuss the importance of good credit management, how to improve your score, and dispute inaccuracies. (90 min.)

Preregister.
It's Scrabble Time!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Wed, Jan 07, 2:30 pm

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

Preregister.
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 07, 3:00 pm

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

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book-a-Librarian
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 3:00 pm

Patrons will receive personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for them. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic, for example. Call to make an appointment.

Latin American Film Festival Part 3
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 5:00 pm

©Focus Features. (128 min.) Join us for the conclusion of our three part Latin American Film Festival and discussion. Subtitled in English. (3 hr.) R

Do's and Don'ts of Résumé Writing
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Main Library
Wed, Jan 07, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 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.)

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 1:00 pm
"The World According to Garp."

©Warner Bros. (136 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Preregister.
Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience is not necessary. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jan 08, 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. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Crafternoon: Book Art
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 2:00 pm

Transform books into creative works of art. Materials provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 3:00 pm

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

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 09, 2:00 pm
"Amelie."

©Miramax. (120 min.) R

Yoga @ Your Library
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. All ages. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.) PG-13

Fifty Shades of Book Reading
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 3:00 pm

Are you an avid reader that oftentimes you get stuck in the same old genre with no way out? Who better to ask for directions than the people who work with books all day? Join us for an informal and fun readers' advisory round table and walk away with an amusing array of selections that will not only whet your appetite, but will also allow you to explore material you may not normally choose. From Steam Punk, Kitchen Fiction and Classical Sequels to Armchair Road Trip Reading and New Adult genres, this program will delight and inform! (90 min.) Preregister.

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Brad Taylor
Gardens Branch
Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “No Fortunate Son.” A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 1:00 pm

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

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 2:00 pm

Reread “Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," by A. A. Milne and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. (75 min.)

Preregister.
An Afternoon with The New Yorker Magazine
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion based on articles in recent issues of The New Yorker magazine. Participants may pick up a copy of the articles starting one week prior to the program. (90 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will learn that mindfulness is the skill of being deliberately attentive to one’s experience as it unfolds. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 1: Mindlessness - The Default Setting. Lecture 2: Mindfulness - The Power of Awareness.

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Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Main Library
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

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

Small Claims Lawsuit and Mediation
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

Learn how to file a small claims lawsuit and present your case to the judge, and how mediation can resolve your issue without an attorney or going to court. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 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.)

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

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jan 13, 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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Crafternoon: Origami Cranes
Main Library
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

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

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Read "Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi," by Yotam Ottolenghi. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Pick up a copy at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Meet the Author: Ellen Brazer
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Meticulously researched and controversial in scope and imagination, the author brings us to a time when a Third Temple is built and the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is found. Ellen Brazer is an award winning author of historical fiction. Her book “And So It Was Written,” was a Jewish literature best-seller on Amazon. (60 min.)

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Early Childhood Development Screenings (Evaluación Preliminar del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child at FAU's mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and early intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. Preregister. ¿Se ha preguntado si su hijo o hija tiene problemas de desarrollo? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación preliminar en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 8 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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

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

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

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

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

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

Tech Talk eBooks
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 10:30 am

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

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

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

Prospect Research Basics
Main Library
Wed, Jan 14, 1:00 pm

This workshop, aimed at nonprofit organizations, will offer information on how to research prospective individual donors, including how to compile a list of potential donors, the strategies you should use, what information is relevant, where to look for information on the Internet and in library databases, and what ethical standards should be applied when finding information on individuals. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Government Contracting Basics
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

Presented by Jackie Rule, learn how to discover bid opportunities, become aware of government speak, understand the liabilities involved in being a government supplier. This will be a compressed presentation as we will have a special guest speaker following the culmination of this subject. (50 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
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.

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. 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.

Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Main Library
Wed, Jan 14, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 6:30 pm

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 6:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 9:30 am

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

Preregister.
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 10:00 am

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

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 1:00 pm
"Moscow On The Hudson."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (115 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 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.)

Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn", by Colm Tobin. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn," by Colm Tobin. The prizewinning novel is about a young woman who emigrates from a small town in Ireland to Brooklyn after WWII. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 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.)

Preregister.
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "Ordinary People," by Judith Guest. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 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.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jan 15, 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. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Joy of Quilting
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 6:00 pm

Lorraine Strauss, from the Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild, will discuss the history of quilts, their construction and styles, and quilted wearables. (60 min.)

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book to check out. This month the book is "Midnight's Children," by Salman Rushdie. (90 min.)

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Woodrow, Ellen, and Edith Wilson
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 6:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the President and his First Ladies. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Pregistration begins Wed, Jan 08 at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2014.

Çatalhöyük, Turkey: Living with the Dead, Goddess Worship, & Gender Equality
Main Library
Thu, Jan 15, 7:00 pm

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Çatalhöyük was first discovered in the late 1950s. The Neolithic site rapidly gained international fame due to its immense size and dense occupation of the settlement, as well as the spectacular wall paintings and Venus figurines found at the site. Join fellow archaeologists and enthusiasts as distinguished Miami-Dade College Professor Dr. Meryl Shriver-Rice discusses this unique archaeological site. (75 min.)

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm
"Das Boot."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (150 min.) R

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

©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
West Boca Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Yoga @ Your Library
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

Preregister.
1-2-3 Salsa
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 3:00 pm

You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Jan 18, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.) In Spanish with English subtitles. R

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 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.)

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

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jan 20, 1:00 pm

GarageBand.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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Why You Should Read Philip Roth: Pros and Cons
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 1:30 pm

Ronald Meyers, Emeritus Professor of English, presents an assessment of the author, favorite and least favorite works, and personal reminiscences. You may add your own opinion to the discussion. (60 min.)

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

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

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

How to be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Main Library
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Discuss how to register as a provider of goods or services and discuss options in order to become a certified supplier at County, State and Federal levels. Presented by Jackie Rule, Consultant at SBDC, Government Contracting Section. Co-sponsored by Office of Small Business Assistance (OBSA) Palm Beach County. (2 hr.) Call SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Sex in Your Senior Years
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Intimate and sexual times need not end with childbearing. Improve your life like a fine wine. Get your clues from Dr. Eric J. Pesetsky, M.D. on how men and women experience things differently as they age. (60 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 2:15 pm

In anticipation of its local operatic world premiere, Barbara Harnick will discuss the original novel "Enemies, A Love Story," by Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer. (90 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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

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

Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Enigma of Paris)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 6:30 pm

martes, 20 de enero, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El enigma de Paris" de Pablo de Santis. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jan 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.)

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

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

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

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

How to Judge Judicial Candidates
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

The Honorable Rosemarie M. Scher, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge, will be presenting a non-partisan voter education program addressing the current state of the judiciary, the role of judges in our constitutional system and how judges differ from other elected officials. Learn about the dangers of political and special interest attacks on the courts, and the necessary tools to exercise an informed and reasoned vote on judicial candidates in your area. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association with the National Association of Women Judges. (60 min.)

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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 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. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

It's Scrabble Time!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 2:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

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.

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.

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Main Library
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 6:30 pm

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

Working Women Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 7:00 pm

Take advantage of this one-time networking opportunity! Business Librarian Susan Berger and Small Business Development Center Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner discuss business resources followed by a discussion of "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," by Sheryl Sandberg. Pick up the book at the Information Desk. (90 min.)

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

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

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 1:00 pm
"Good Morning, Vietnam."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (119 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call the adult reference desk to make an appointment.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 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.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jan 22, 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. (30 min.)

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Crafternoon: Paper Bead Bracelets
Main Library
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Join in the fun with craft enthusiast Lenora Sur and make a bracelet by rolling paper into beads. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Decorative Doodling for Paper Crafters
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Try out paper crafting techniques to design your own stationary, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.)

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Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Royal Feature Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 2:15 pm

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

Combating Human Trafficking - Legal Tools
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 2:30 pm

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Brandy Macaluso, from the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches, will speak about governmental efforts to combat trafficking in persons through the passage of laws which create the legal framework to punish traffickers and support survivors. Our community's response to trafficking in our area will also be discussed. (60 min.)

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Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 6:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 11:00 am

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

Preregister.
Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
"Billy Elliot."

©Universal Pictures. (105 min.) R

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tess Gerritsen
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Die Again.” A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

"A Walk in the Woods," by Bill Bryson.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Main Library
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Yoga @ Your Library
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Teatime Trivia
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 2:00 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.)

Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 2:15 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.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 1:00 pm

Practice English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 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.

Decorative Doodling for Paper Crafters
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

Try out paper crafting techniques to design your own stationery, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Medical Mondays: Joint Replacement
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

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

Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Main Library
Mon, Jan 26, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 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.

Pinterest 101
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 11:00 am

If your New Year's resolutions had anything to do with organization, food or exercise, Pinterest may be the place to start! Learn how to create a Pinterest account and everything you need to know to start pinning. (60 min.)

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Winter Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 11:00 am

Staff will lead a discussion of “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia,” by Elizabeth Gilbert. This memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. It remained on The New York Times Best Seller List for 187 weeks. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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.)

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

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jan 27, 1:00 pm

Green Screen.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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

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

Humor of Doris Roberts
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will provide a humorous look at "Everybody Loves Raymond" character Doris Roberts. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Tech Talk Hoopla Lecture
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

Watch a demonstration on how to choose from thousands of movies, television shows, audiobooks and music albums to instantly stream on a tablet, smartphone or computer. (60 min.)

One Act Play: Let's Make up - The Life of Estee Lauder
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

By popular demand, Myrna Goldberg returns to present another ever-popular topic of her one act plays. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Tickets, two per person, beginning Jan 20. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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, Jan 27, 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.)

Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Then get ready to play some cards. All ages. (90 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about the constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:00 pm outside, if skies are clear.

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

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

Breaking the Silence to Mental Health: Starting the Conversation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Mental Health problems affect nearly every family. With proper help, this problem can be resolved. The Boynton Beach Mental Health Initiative takes the lead and provides an open forum. (90 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

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

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

Tech Talk eBooks
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 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.

CANCELLED - Chinese Language and Culture Course
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

Dr. Eugene Levich will teach about the Chinese culture and aspects of language pertaining to tourism, philosophy, restaurant menus, etc. The class will also include instruction on looking up words in a Chinese-English dictionary and writing characters with a computer. Class will meet weekly through the end of May. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

So, You Want To Write A Story
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

Get inspired to write your story. Members of the National League of American Pen Women present the ins and outs of the writing craft in various genres, including fiction, historical fiction, young adult, poetry and flash fiction. (60 min.)

Sites of the World's Cultures
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 2:30 pm

A thousand years ago, Damascus was the cultural center of the world, where learned men and skilled craftsmen lived and worked. It is where Cain is said to have murdered Abel, and where Paul underwent his conversion to Christianity. Learn about Damascus as a world cultural site. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet with the CIA: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:00 pm

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Not rated. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Lecture 2: Your Most Essential Tool - Knives. Lecture 3: More Essential Tools - From Pots to Shears.

Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Main Library
Wed, Jan 28, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 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.

Small Claims Court
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 6:30 pm

The Palm Beach County Bar Association will discuss how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. (90 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 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.)

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Getting Rid of Clutter
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

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

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Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm
"Dead Poets Society."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.) PG

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

A History of Libraries
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

Learn about the history of libraries from the ancient Library of Alexandria to today's digital libraries and makerspaces. The presentation will include videos and an interactive Q&A discussion. (60 min.)

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Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

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

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jan 29, 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. (30 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: “Field to Feast”
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

The authors of this best-selling cookbook will talk about their book and do a cooking demonstration. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Super Bowl Trivia 2015
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 6:30 pm

Make friends and compete in a friendly pre-game competition of American football trivia. Test your knowledge and share your excitement for Super Bowl 2015. Refreshments will be served. (3 hr.)

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Decorative Tiles with Mod Podge
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 10:00 am

Create ornamental tiles using Mod Podge and paper with a variety of techniques. Bring a photocopy of a picture that is 4”x 4” or smaller and a pair of scissors. All other materials provided. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)

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Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
"Like Water For Chocolate."

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

Book-a-Librarian
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Patrons will receive personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for them. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic, for example. Call to make an appointment.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Feb 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

"Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluación del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 3:00 pm

Martes, 2 de diciembre, 3:00 pm martes, 10 de marzo, 3-6pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse. Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities for a free screening of your child at FAU’s mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8.

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

"Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our 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.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro 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.

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Children's Program
Bilingual Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 27, 10:30 am

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

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

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 10:30 am

Favorite Books.

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

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Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 11:00 am

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

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Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

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

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Family Movie
West Boca Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (101 min.) All ages. PG

Warmth of Friendship
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Favorite Books.

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

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

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

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

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

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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Movie Singalong Reprise!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kids Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 2:30 pm

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

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Begin with Books
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

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

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (107 min.) PG

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 10:30 am

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

Saturday Morning Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 10:30 am

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

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

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

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

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

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:00 pm

Build a Scene from your Favorite Video Game.

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

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

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

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

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

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I'm an Animal Tracker!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

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

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Gone Fishing
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jan 04, 3:00 pm

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

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

Farm.

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

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

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

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

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

Tweets, Beaks and Feathers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 05, 2:00 pm

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

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 05, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 05, 6:30 pm

Farm.

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

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Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 10:00 am

Hats Off to the New Year!

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

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Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 3:00 pm

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

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 5:00 pm

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

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

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am

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

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Art & Artists.

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

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Block Party
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

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

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 10:00 am

Hats Off to the New Year!

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Jan 08, 3:00 pm

Illinois.

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

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

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

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jan 09, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jan 09, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

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

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

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

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Hand Prints
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 pm

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 10:30 am

Cats.

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

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 3:00 pm

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

Fairytale Fest
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 4:00 pm

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

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Family Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

Cats.

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 10:00 am

Celebrate Peace & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

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

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Let it Snow
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 am

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

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Magic & Magicians.

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

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

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 10:00 am

Celebrate Peace & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

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

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It's LEGO® Time!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 3:00 pm

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Jan 15, 3:00 pm

Missouri.

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

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Cheesy Popcorn
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 3:30 pm

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

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Hats Galore!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:00 am

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

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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

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

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

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

Batman Forever
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

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

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Treasure Tales
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

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

Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

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

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

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

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Move it!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:30 pm

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

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

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

Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 am

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

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

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

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music & Musicians.

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

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

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

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

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

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Play Me A Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 5:30 pm

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

Let's Go Nuts! (Healthy Food.)

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

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

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

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LEGO® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 3:00 pm

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

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Snowflakes in Florida?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 3:30 pm

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

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Baby Signing
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 am

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

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 11:00 am

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

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

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Teeny Tiny Art Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

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

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

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

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Read Down Your Fines Party!
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 2:00 pm

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

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White Winter
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 10:30 am

Dogs.

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

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LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:00 pm

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

"Frozen" Singalong Karaoke
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

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

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Club LEGO®
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

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

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Around and Around We Go…
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:30 pm

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

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Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 4:00 pm

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 6:30 pm

Dogs.

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

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

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 10:00 am

Love Your Dragon.

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

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

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

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

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

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:00 pm

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

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Game Time
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

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

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

Dances & Dancers.

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

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Frosty Friends
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 10:00 am

Love Your Dragon.

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

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

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

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Game Day, Fun Day!
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kids Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

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

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We Love Pete the Cat
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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Library Scavenger Hunt
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 4:00 pm

Build Anything You Can Imagine.

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

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Book & Boogie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 11:00 am

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

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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

Groundhog Day
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 3:30 pm

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

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Coloring Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 3:30 pm

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

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Frozen Fun Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 10:30 am

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

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Art Stop
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 11:00 am

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

Time for Toys: Movie Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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Teen Program
Teen Movie Matinee
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 27, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Join us gamers, anime and fantasy fans. Feel free to cosplay as your favorite character from the games or movie. There will be snacks! Ages 13 & up. (101 min.) PG-13

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Teen Matinee
Gardens Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

©20th Century Fox. (126 min.) Popcorn and other snacks provided. Grades 6-12. PG-13

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (140 min.) Bring your friends, enjoy some snacks, and watch Tris and Four in this action/adventure inspired by the first book in Veronica Roth’s best-selling trilogy. Grades 6-12. PG-13

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It's a New Year! Vision Boards
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

Do you have some resolutions for this New Year? Vision boards are a creative way of laying out your dreams so that you can focus on them, and ultimately realize your goals. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Window Art
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 6:00 pm

Use 3D paint to create window cling designs that can be used to decorate windows and other flat surfaces. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Game On!
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

Card games, Scrabble, Monopoly, other classic board games, along with Mario Cart and other Wii games are waiting for you at our afternoon of friendly competition and tasty snacks. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

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

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Teen Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Bring a favorite book that you have read to talk about and share. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.)

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Recycled Teen Craft: Hugs & Kisses
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jan 05, 3:00 pm

Want to see what you can create using recycled materials? Next month is Valentine’s Day, get ahead of the game with this great gift idea to give to a friend, parent or that special someone in your life. Materials provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 6:30 pm

Join a game of mafia, play Smash Bros., Mario Kart or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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Pizza and Pages
Main Library
Thu, Jan 08, 5:00 pm

Enjoy a slice while we discuss great new teen books. Be ready to discuss your favorite teen novel, or come in to hear what’s new and exciting in teen fiction. All participants will receive a special gift! Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 6:00 pm

Join us and do ... whatever: video games, board games, artwork or just hang out with your friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing skills in 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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Reading Buddies Teen Volunteer Program
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 2:30 pm

Come have some ice cream and play a few games of chess. If you don't know how to play, but would like to learn, join us for a friendly tutorial. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Rubber Bracelets
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 2:30 pm

Accessorize your wardrobe with some new bracelets made using balloons as scrunchy “beads” or colorful rubber bands. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 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 and learn the art of Japanese "kumihimo" braiding. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Shrinky Dinks
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 4:00 pm

Design your own pin, necklace, barrette or magnet using your own creativity and the magical shrinking plastic. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jan 13, 5:00 pm

Teens will have 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.)

Clay Creations: Kawaii Charms
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:00 pm

Roll, pinch and bake your way to cute, little polymer clay charms. Grades 6-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Craft Night: Button Painting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:00 pm

Get crafty as we combine paint, buttons, glue and other materials to make unique creations. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Steampunk Your Junk
Tequesta Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:00 pm

Steampunk various jewelry and accessories, bracelets, pins, wallets, belts and more. Bring in the old and give it a "steamy" new look. Bracelet or necklace kit provided. Bring additional items from home you would like to work on. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:30 pm

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

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Paper Bead Bracelets
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:30 pm

Learn to make a unique bead bracelet out of magazine pages and wrapping paper. Bring your favorite scissors, all other supplies provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 7:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Teen Yoga
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 4:30 pm

Develop body awareness and mindfulness through breath control, simple meditation and body postures. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies Teen Volunteer Program
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Calling All Teens!
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

Are you a teen? Do you want to see more activities for teens? Then this is for you. Be a part of the teen advisory board and help plan programs just for you.

RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 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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Shrinky Dinks
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:30 pm

Design your own pin, magnet or necklace using the incredible shrinking plastic. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 3:00 pm

Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends at the library for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun on our new Wii U. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Flick
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 5:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (106 min.) PG-13

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YA Spotlight: Gayle Forman
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 6:00 pm

Come discuss the spotlighted author. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Rubberband Race Cars
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 6:00 pm

Come ready to design and build your own race car with everyday objects. Then, see whose car is the fastest! Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 6:00 pm

Join us and do ... whatever: video games, board games, artwork or just hang out with your friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 6:30 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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Reading Buddies Teen Volunteer Program
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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A Not So Unexpected "Hobbit" Gathering
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 3:00 pm

Get into the spirit of the Shire and enjoy an afternoon of Hobbit bingo, crafts, treats and treasures. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jan 27, 5:00 pm

Teens will have 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.)

Anime, Manga & More
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

Discover something new or share your favorites while learning the secrets of bubble tea. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

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

Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies Teen Volunteer Program
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Poetry Workshop
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

Hear great tips on writing poetry and share poems that you've written. Refreshments served. Ages 13-18. (45 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 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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