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Adult Program
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.)

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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.)

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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.

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am

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

Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session. (45 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet – Making Great Meals in Less Time
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 12:30 pm

Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef.
Lecture 2: Launching the Day.

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

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English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 1:00 pm

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

Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (132 min.) Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion based on the graphic novel "V For Vendetta," by Alan Moore. (3 hr.) R

Black History Month Movie Mania
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 2:30 pm
"Guess Who."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (106 min.) PG-13

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Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 4:00 pm

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

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 6:00 pm

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

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 10:00 am

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

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Feb 03, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio with Audacity.

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

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Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

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

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Poetry Workshop: African American History Month
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special poetry workshop as award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the finest contemporary and classic poetry by African American poets. (75 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Anita Diamant
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “The Boston Girl.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Black History Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

©Dreamworks Pictures. (149 min.) PG-13

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

martes, 03, 10, 17, y 24 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 3:30 pm

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

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome. Bring your own decks.

Writer’s Critique Workshop
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 5:30 pm

Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff. (2 hr.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 03, 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.

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 1:00 pm

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

Tech Talk: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 2:00 pm

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

It's Scrabble Time!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 2:00 pm

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

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 6:30 pm

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 9:30 am

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

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 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.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 1:00 pm
"The Fisher King."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (140 min.) R

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

The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 2:00 pm

Come and make personalized scrapbook albums out of binders. Bring your own scrapbook or three-ring binder, photographs, mementos, and creativity to decorate pages to fill your album. Some embellishments and supplies provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 05, 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.)

Small Business Development Center Presents: Let's Spruce Up Your Accounting in the New Year
Main Library
Thu, Feb 05, 2:00 pm

It's a New Year! Let's look at your business's accounting, its entity and tax position to see if we can make improvements. Seminar hosted by Phil Scruton, of the Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Vintage Valentine Craft Series: French Beaded Valentine
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 2:15 pm

Create a beautiful beaded flower to adorn your vintage valentine. Bring your small, needle nose pliers. Other materials provided. Ages 17 & up. (90 min.)

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The Humor of Doris Roberts
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 2:30 pm

"Everybody Loves Raymond," one of the funniest TV sitcoms of its day, starred the talented Doris Roberts as the "mother of all mothers." Join Marjorie Wolfe for an entertaining talk about the actress. (60 min.)

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Writer's Critique
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 6:30 pm

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

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Be My Valentine Card-Making Craft
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 7:00 pm

Warm a loved one’s heart by creating a homemade valentine. Paper-crafting techniques and materials provided. All ages. (60 min.)

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Tropical Rhythms/ Ritmos Tropicales
Main Library
Thu, Feb 05, 7:00 pm

Jueves, 05 de febrero, 7:00 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic steps from various Latin dances like Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue and Salsa. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue y Salsa! (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Michael Wiley
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

This award-winning novelist will talk about his new book “Blue Avenue.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Adult Book Discussion: "12 Years a Slave."
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion of "12 Years a Slave," by Solomon Northup.

YouStories: Classics-Conversation-Connection
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 1:00 pm

This staged reading will include scenes from Greek drama, including selections from Homer’s "Odyssey," Aeschylus’ "Agamemnon," Sophocles’ "Philoctetes" and Euripides’ "Herakles." Following the readings, Dr. Peter Meineck of New York University will lead a discussion encouraging audience members to share their impressions and experiences. YouStories is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Preregister online at www.pbclibrary.org/youstories beginning Fri, Jan 23. (90 min.)

Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

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

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Weekend Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (116 min.) PG-13

Black History Month Kickoff Event: Jazz Saxophone Performance by Randy Corinthian
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Honored as one of South Florida’s “40 under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow,” by Legacy Magazine in 2012 and by ICABA HONORS as a Finalist for Entertainer of The Year in 2013, Randy Corinthian will share the soulful and scintillating sounds of the jazz saxophone in his solo performance to celebrate the beginning of Black History Month events throughout the County. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Black History Family Fun
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Families come together to play a fun game celebrating the early contributions of African Americans to science and everyday life in America.

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Black History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Feb 08, 1:00 pm
"Do The Right Thing."

©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) R

Ground-breaking movies from the influential filmmaker Spike Lee are featured.

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Feb 08, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

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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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Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Main Library
Sun, Feb 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 08 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿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. 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.)

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Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 10:00 am

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2 hr.)

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Book-a-Librarian: Clean Out Your Computer Day
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 12:00 pm

Bring your laptops and tablets so a staff member can show you how to organize your pictures and personal files. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet – Making Great Meals in Less Time
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 12:30 pm

Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing.
Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.

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

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English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Reread “The Secret Garden," by Frances Hodgson Burnett and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. Pick up a copy of the book from the check out desk beginning Fri, Jan 21. (75 min.)

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Long Term Care: Options and Resources
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Ms. Petrassi, supervisor for the helpline at Your Aging & Disability Resource Center, will present on the topic and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “Shark Skin Suite.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Main Library
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Join us in an informative lecture about "Eating Disorders Through the Life Span." Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, this engaging session will explain how eating disorders can affect us at any age. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness - An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:30 pm

Our DVD series on meditation continues. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 3: Expectations-Relinquishing Preconceptions. Lecture 4: Preparation-Taking Moral Inventory.

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Black History Month Movie Mania
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:30 pm
"Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (108 min.) Not rated.

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Income Taxes
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:00 pm

Join Palm Beach State College Professor Gracelyn Stuart-Tuggle, CPA, for tips on these topics: Schedule A - Itemized Deductions; Schedule D - Capital Gains and Losses; Schedule C - Self Employed Income.

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 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.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “Shark Skin Suite.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

YouStories: Classics-Conversation-Connection
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

This staged reading will include scenes from Greek drama, including selections from Homer's "Odyssey," Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," Sophocles' "Philoctetes" and Euripides' "Herakles." Following the readings, Dr. Peter Meineck, of New York University, will lead a discussion encouraging audience members to share their impressions and experiences. YouStories is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/youstories.

Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

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

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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.)

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

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

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and learn 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, Feb 10, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 1:00 pm

Adobe Acrobat Pro.

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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Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 1:30 pm

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

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Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

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

Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself. This month's selection is "The Kept," by James Scott. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Black History Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) PG-13

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Crafternoon: DIY Valentine's Day craft
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Create a decorative craft for that special someone or for yourself. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

martes, 03, 10, 17, y 24 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Read "Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook," by the editors of "Saveur" magazine. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk. (60 min.)

Madri’ Gals Women’s Choral Group Concert
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Hum along with delightful songs performed by professionally talented a cappella singers. (60 min.)

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 10 de febrero, 3:00 pm ¿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, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, 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.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Lisa Unger
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

Award-winning New York Times and internationally best-selling author Lisa Unger will discuss her latest psychological thriller “Crazy Love You.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 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.

Valentine Altoid Tin Makeover
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 pm

Craft an Altoid tin into a sweet valentine. Washi tape, collectible memorabilia, printables and candy will be provided. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 7:00 pm

Experience a telescopic view of the night sky with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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.)

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 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.

The Roots of Western Civilization & Its Impact on our Contemporary World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Adjunct Professor Leonore Freedman presents two separate lectures that chart the growth of Western Civilization. The first lecture will discuss ancient civilizations through Greece and Rome. The second lecture will discuss the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Valentine's Day Musical Celebration with Meritt & Moreau
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Don Meritt and Annette Moreau combine sensational singing and comedy in a captivating performance of romantic music ranging from Broadway show tunes to opera. Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, Feb 02. (60 min.)

Negro Settlers of Delray Beach
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Learn about the black community that migrated to Delray Beach from the Bahamas, Carolinas and North Florida in this presentation by the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. (30 min.)

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Vintage Valentine Craft Series: Quilled Valentine
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:15 pm

Cupid will quiver at the flowers you create for this quilled vintage valentine. Learn how to roll, loop and curl strips of colored paper to make decorative floral designs for our valentines. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

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Gloria Waldman Swing Combo
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a performance by this vocal and instrumental ensemble of your favorite standards and Broadway tunes from the great American songbook. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Learn How to Job Campaign
Main Library
Wed, Feb 11, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will show you how to create a high-impact, customized job campaign on the Internet. Learn how to find websites and use databases and social media to help you in your job search. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 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.

CANCELLED -- Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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.)

Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Thu, Feb 12, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 11:00 am

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 4: Sauté: Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat. Lecture 5: Roasting: Dry-Heat Cooking without Fat.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 1:00 pm
"Good Will Hunting."

©Miramax. (127 min.) R

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

Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 1:30 pm

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

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Genealogy Research: The Next Generation
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Library staff will demonstrate genealogical databases and websites of interest to family history researchers. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

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

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 12, 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.)

Celebrate Black History Month: Book Discussion: "Life Is So Good," by George Dawson
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Share the inspiring saga of how the grandson of a slave managed to navigate a brutally segregated small Texas town, without losing his integrity or enjoyment of life. Led by library staff. (60 min.)

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Vintage Valentine Craft Series: Scherenschnitte for Your Valentine
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:15 pm

“Schnitt” your way into the hearts of those you love using this traditional technique to create silhouettes and lacey heart creations to adorn your valentine. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Black History Month Feature Film
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:30 pm

©Miramax. (97 min.) PG­

Preregister.
Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:00 pm

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

Poetry Workshop in Honor of Black History Month
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 4:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Won't You Bookmark My Valentine?
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 6:00 pm

Give that special someone a thoughtful Valentine's gift this year by crafting a handmade corner bookmark. Materials provided. All ages. (90 min.)

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Small Claims & Mediation
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 6:30 pm

Learn how to file a claim of $5,000 or less and present it to a judge. Avoid court and lawyer fees by choosing mediation. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Superstitions Old and New
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 2:00 pm

This fun, interactive program traces the origins of superstitions old and new. Using family lore, nursery rhymes and fairy tales, we’ll learn how superstitions morph into customs, fads, fashions, and become nostalgic links to our past. Plus, we will explore why and how new superstitions are invented by the youth of today. Presented by writer/lecturer Carol Cott Gross. (60 min.)

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Black History Month Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

Our reference librarian will be moderating a book discussion of "Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town," by Brian Mealer. This true story takes place in Belle Glade, surrounding cities and areas of interest.

Weekend Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:00 pm
"Jumping the Broom."

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

1-2-3 Salsa!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 3:00 pm

¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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NEW DATE - Black History Month: Jazz Saxophone Performance by Randy Corinthian
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Feb 15, 2:00 pm

Honored as one of South Florida’s “40 under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow,” by Legacy Magazine in 2012 and by ICABA HONORS as a Finalist for Entertainer of The Year in 2013, Randy Corinthian will share soulful and scintillating sounds of the jazz saxophone in his solo performance to celebrate Black History Month. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 1:00 pm

Transferring VHS to Digital Format.

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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Tech Talk eBooks: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 1:30 pm

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.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

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

Black History Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

martes, 03, 10, 17, y 24 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Black History Month: How to Conduct African American Genealogy Research
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

Larry Vick, Librarian for the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, explains how to conduct African American genealogy research. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Treating Leg Pain: Restoring Circulation and Comfort
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

Dr. Jodi R. Schoenhaus, D.P.M., podiatrist from Bethesda Hospital East, lectures on the newest advances in treatments of poor circulation to the legs. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, 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.)

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome. Bring your own decks.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 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 Nobleman of Alcantara.")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 pm

martes, 17 de febrero. Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El caballero de Alcántara" de Jesús Sánchez Adalid. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Steampunk Collage
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 am

Use clock and watch parts, grommets, gears and more to create a steampunk collage that will take you back in your imagination to a time when steam technology was new and adventures were just an idea away. Materials provided. (90 min.)

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Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:30 am

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

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 1:00 pm

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

Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Wed, Feb 18, 1:00 pm

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

Preregister.
The Roots of Western Civilization & Its Impact on our Contemporary World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 2:00 pm

Adjunct Professor Leonore Freedman presents two separate lectures that chart the growth of Western Civilization. The first lecture will discuss ancient civilizations through Greece and Rome. The second lecture will discuss the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 2:00 pm

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

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It's Scrabble Time!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 2:00 pm

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

Sites of the World's Cultures
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 2:30 pm

The city of Xi'an is one of the birthplaces of Chinese culture and civilization and the capital city of the Tang Dynasty. The film shows the excavation of the clay army of the first Chinese emperor and various sites of Tang culture. (56 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 6:00 pm

Join Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness as she discusses the issues of eating disorders in women, men and children throughout the life span stages. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 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.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:00 pm
"What Dreams May Come."

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

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

Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:30 pm

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. The best selling literary thriller explores themes of racism, friendship and family secrets in the Deep South. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and the Director of Programming for The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness, will discuss eating disorders in women, men and children. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. Ms. Glynn will probe the realities of eating disorders in life span stages as children, adolescents, college students, midlife, older adults and specific issues for the elderly. (60 min.)

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Growing and Using Herbs & Spices
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Rosemary Caspary, an edible gardener and registered dietitian will show you how to grow and use herbs. She will focus on plants best suited to grow in South Florida. You will go home with a new found knowledge to inspire you to grow and use a greater variety of herbs and spices. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Living Healthy for Seniors
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Learn about healthy living tips, including fall prevention, from the Area Agency on Aging. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Main Library
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 19, 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.)

Introduction to Chinese Language
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Surprise yourself and discover new words of this fascinating ancient language. Presented by staff. (60 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:30 pm

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

Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that allow you to explore different parts of the world? Then this discussion group is for you. Join Danielle to discuss the selected books and find yourself transported! This month the group will be discussing "Ghost Bride," by Yangsze Choo. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 7:00 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.)

Exploring Florida's Rich Archaeological History
Main Library
Thu, Feb 19, 7:00 pm

Professors and archaeologists will discuss their current field of study, new developments in our understanding of Florida prehistory, and other exciting topics like paleobotany or recent canoe finds. (75 min.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 11:00 am

We will be discussing "Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk. (60 min.)

Preregister.
The Humor of Judge Judy
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will talk about one of TV's most famous judges. Tickets available, beginning Feb 09. (60 min.)

Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (138 min.) PG-13

When Jews Were Funny
West Boca Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as the question of what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Who Am I? A Lesson for Black History Month
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 11:00 am

Young adults will portray famous African Americans in a performance called "Who Am I?" (60 min.)

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Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Weekend Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:00 pm
"Lean on Me."

©Warner Bros. (109 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (114 min.) Enjoy a film celebrating the week of Presidents' Day. PG-13

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A Tribute to “Ella” - Music of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:30 pm

In commemoration of Black History Month, the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System proudly present vocalist Perley Rousseau and pianist Sonny Daye. They will perform a concert filled with warmth and humor highlighting the life and music of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. (75 min.)

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Black History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Feb 22, 1:00 pm
"Malcolm X."

©Warner Bros. (201 min.) PG-13

Ground-breaking movies from the influential filmmaker Spike Lee are featured.

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 10:00 am

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

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet – Making Great Meals in Less Time
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 12:30 pm

Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal?
Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.

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

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English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 1:00 pm

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

Crafty Custom Containers
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

Cover simple containers in different ways to hold your tchotchkes and other treasures in a rolled-paper holder. Use magazines, catalogs, plastic or cardboard containers, ribbon and other trims. Bring your own container; other supplies provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

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

Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired of the Palm Beaches
Main Library
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration/Low Vision Month. Join us as the Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches presents information about low vision and blindness. The speaker will discuss how to assist someone who is blind or has low vision, and will include a demonstration of adaptive devices and techniques for the visually impaired. (60 min.)

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Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library shelf? The Pre-Pub Club meets once a month and is just for you! A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book not quite ready for publication. That's right, read and share new fiction and non-fiction books one to three months before they appear in libraries or bookstores! (90 min.)  

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:15 pm

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

Black History Month Movie Mania
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:30 pm
"Cool Runnings."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) PG

Preregister.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 6:00 pm

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

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 10:00 am

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

Tax Time
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 10:00 am

Find out about free resources, like www.irs.gov and 2-1-1, available during the tax season. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Tech Talk eBooks: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and learn 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, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 1:00 pm

Lynda.com.

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, Feb 24, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Feb 24, 2:00 pm

martes, 03, 10, 17, y 24 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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The Extraordinary Effects of Meditation
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 2:00 pm

Longtime meditation instructor John Bednarik, of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, teaches a simple meditation technique that can reduce stress, improve concentration and enhance mental equilibrium. Participate in two 8-minute meditations and discuss the experience. (90 min.)

Barbra Streisand: The Ugly Ducking/Cinderella Myth
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 2:00 pm

Barbra Streisand, that bumpy-nosed Brooklyn beauty, proves that "a nose with deviation is no crime to the nation." Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe talks about Streisand, the Cinderella Myth: ugly duckling turned swan. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of our all-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up. (90 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

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

Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 5:30 pm

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2 hr.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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. All ages. (90 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.

Celebrate Black History Month: Poetry Reading & Appreciation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:30 pm

Rose Bromberg, widely-published poet and teacher, reviews and interprets beloved poems by African American poets. A reading and brief reflective writing exercise will follow. (90 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

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Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 1:00 pm

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

Writers LIVE! Presents: Charles & Caroline Todd
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

This best-selling mother and son novelist team will talk about their new book “A Fine Summer’s Day.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 09, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

hoopla Demo
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

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

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

Join John Bednarik, who has been practicing meditation for over 30 years, as he discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. In this presentation, you will learn effective strategies and a simple but profound meditation technique that will help remove stress and worry. (60 min.)

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Nutrition Through the Golden Years
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

Senior Public Health Nutritionist Shana Bayder, from the Delray Beach Health Department, will discuss the rise in obesity, fat in your diet, vitamins, antioxidants, the risk and side effects of nutrition supplements, and more. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Everee Jimerson Clarke
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning historian Everee Jimerson Clarke has made significant contributions to preserving and sharing the history of Pleasant City, the oldest African American community in Palm Beach County. She will discuss the contributions of the African American pioneers of Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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Tech Talk: Car Buying Help - Online Resources
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

An automobile is one of the most expensive purchases a consumer will ever make. Learn about informative resources for first-time buyers and experienced negotiators alike. (60 min.)

Talent Night at Hagen Ranch
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 pm

Come share your talent or support your neighbors, friends and family while enjoying their performances. Interested performers can pick up an entry form and return it by Feb 15. Limited to the first 10 performers, each with a five-minute maximum per act. Tickets, beginning Tue, Feb 17.

Black History Trivia Game
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 pm

Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Popcorn will be served. Prizes will be awarded to the top three highest scores. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 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.

Jeopardy: Black History Edition
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:30 pm

Showcase your Black History expertise in this educational and fun trivia-style game show.

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Beeing a Friend to the Honeybee: Beekeeping & Bee-Friendly Basics
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 7:00 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener and Palm Beach County Beekeeper Association member, will provide essential information for aspiring beekeepers. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 26, 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.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Robin Williams Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 1:00 pm
"August Rush."

©Warner Bros. (114 min.) PG

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

Martin Luther King Jr.
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:00 pm

Steve White, from the Martin Luther King Committee, will discuss the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 26, 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.)

Royal Palm Feature Movie
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (138 min.) PG-13

Techniques to Manage Stress
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:30 pm

Meditation teacher Joe Hamilton, of the Hospice of Palm Beach County, will share methods for reducing stress to improve your health and general well being. (60 min.)

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Get Crafty with Thrilling Quilling: Paper Filigree
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:30 pm

Roll, loop and curl strips of colored paper to make decorative designs. Create fancy scrolled patterns to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. Staff demonstrates beginner techniques. (60 min.)

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Herbs for Health and Wellness
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 6:00 pm

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

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AARP/IRS Tax Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

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

Join book facilitator Donna Adair to discuss this month's book choice, "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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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.)

Black History Month: Songs of Triumph, a History of the Negro Spiritual
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Using the art of storytelling and music, this program covers the development of the Negro Spiritual and its impact on all musical genres. Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will perform and discuss the songs' significance as a historical American art. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Black History Month Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 1:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Not rated.

Teatime Trivia
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 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.)

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Weekend Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
"The Blind Side."

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) PG-13

Florida Trail Association
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Mr. Paul Cummings, Treasurer of the Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association, will describe the activities and accomplishments of the chapter and invite those who are interested to participate in a hike and discover the gifts being outside can bring. (60 min.)

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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 4:00 pm

Session 3.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

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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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Session 4.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

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.)

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

Session 5.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

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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Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Session 6.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

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
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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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:30 am

Valentine's Day.

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, Feb 02, 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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Peek-a-Boo, Mr. Groundhog
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:30 am

Will the groundhog see his shadow and predict six more weeks of winter? Or will we have an early spring? Groundhog craft included. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 3:30 pm

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Ask the Groundhog: More Winter or Early Spring?
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 4:00 pm

Will the groundhog see his shadow? We want to know! We'll make shadow puppets, hear a story, and make a craft in honor of Groundhog Day. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 6:30 pm

Valentine's Day.

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, Feb 03, 10:00 am

Celebrate Love!

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

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Positively Africa!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 10:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 3:00 pm

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

After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 3:30 pm

Hibernaton, Bears and Groundhogs.

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

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 4:00 pm

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 10:00 am

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

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Positively Africa!
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 11:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Wed, Feb 04, 3:00 pm

Minnesota.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 3:30 pm

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

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American Girl: Mia
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

Mia's dream is to skate, just like the rest of her family, but she doesn't want to be a hockey player, she dreams of being a figure skater. Learn about how hard it can be to pursue your dreams when all you want to do is fit in, and make a craft to celebrate your dream. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

Paint and Painters.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

It’s Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week! Listen to stories by Todd Parr and explore his style of illustration using simplistic drawings and bold colors.

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 10:00 am

Celebrate Love!

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

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Enjoy a snack while you play some Wii games, board games or card games with your friends and maybe make some new ones. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Junior Birding
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Come learn why bird-watching is so much fun! Get tips about how to get started in birding, where to find birds, and ways to identify them. We’ll also make a birdhouse so you can bring birds into your own backyard. Grades 2-5. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Música, baile y sabor latino! (Story Time in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Jueves, 05 de febrero, 3:30 pm Ven a divertirte y a gozar con la música y ritmos latinoamericanos. También leeremos libros y haremos una linda manualidad. Edades 5 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Harry Potter Book Night
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 6:30 pm

Wizards, muggles and magical creatures - join us to celebrate the world's first Harry Potter Book Night! We will have quizzes, games and activities. Feel free to wear your best wizarding robes or Quidditch uniform. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 3:00 pm

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

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All You Need is Love
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 3:30 pm

Get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day with stories and songs, and make lovely cards for your family and friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 3:30 pm

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

Game Day
Main Library
Fri, Feb 06, 4:00 pm

Join us for lots of fun and games! Bring your own games or enjoy our board games and Wii with friends. Ages 5-12. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 10:30 am

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

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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 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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Saturday Morning Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 10:30 am

©Warner Bros. (107 min.) PG

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Build a skyscraper or the tallest building that you can.

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

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Share Your Heart Valentine Extravaganza
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Children and families are invited to create valentines for those they love! All ages. (60 min.)

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Great Black Authors
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with a story time followed by a fun craft. Afterwards, join your family in the Meeting Room for Black History Bingo. Ages 6-10. Limit 30. (45 min.)

LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:30 pm

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

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Valentine, Won't You be Mine?
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:30 pm

Listen to sugary sweet stories and then make a special card for a loved one. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Sensory Snow Day
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Play with “snow” using different materials including cotton, marshmallows and shaving cream. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Loco for Cocoa!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Let's celebrate all things chocolate with lots of chocolate games and activities, including an Oreo stacking game, "Name that Candy Bar" contest, and a chocolate cupcake decorating challenge. Ages 10-14. (60 min.)

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Move It!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Feb 08, 2:00 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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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 10:30 am

Colors.

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

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Positively Africa!
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 3:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Kisses & Hugs, Eww ... Yuck!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 3:30 pm

If Valentine's Day is not your thing, come chill out, listen to gross stories, and make a card for a loved one. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Valentine's Shrinky Dinks
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 4:00 pm

Create heart-shaped jewelry using this "magic" plastic that shrinks down to one-third its size. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Lots and Lots of Hearts
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 4:00 pm

Valentine's Day is coming soon so let's get together and create something special for someone who's special to you! Ages 6 & up. (45 min.)

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The Epilepsy Foundation
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 5:00 pm

Katie Boeck, of the Epilepsy Foundation, will give a presentation on the challenges created by epilepsy and seizures. (60 min.)

Family Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:00 pm

Can't come to story times on weekday mornings? Bring the whole family to our monthly evening story time. All ages. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

Colors.

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, Feb 10, 10:00 am

For the Love of Books!

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

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Positively Africa!
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 10:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Turtle Talk!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:30 pm

Pet a live turtle! Daggerwing Nature Center will talk about native turtles. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Treats for Your Sweets
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:30 pm

Make sweetheart candy magnets for Valentine's Day! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:30 pm

Love.

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

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The Music & Magic of Mardi Gras!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 4:00 pm

Get the family ready for a brassy and bold musical extravaganza when the Seminole Ridge Jazz Band lights up the library with swing and style. Between sets, play our Fat Tuesday games and receive Mardi Gras masks, beads and chocolate coins. All ages. (90 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time (Hora de Cuentos Bilingües)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 pm

Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs, and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 7:00 pm

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 10:00 am

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Wed, Feb 11, 3:00 pm

Iowa.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:00 pm

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

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Extraterrestrial Visitors Day
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

Ever wish you could meet a space alien? Listen to stories about visitors from outer space, and make an alien and spaceship out of air-dry putty and found objects to bring back to your home ... or theirs! Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Be Mine, Valentine!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

Sweet stories, songs and a giftable craft are planned to help you celebrate this lovely holiday. Ages 4-8. (30 min.)

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Positively Africa!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

Athletics and Athletes.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

Make Valentine’s Day cards for the special people in your life. Materials provided.

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

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"Hail to the Chief"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

That's the song that's played whenever the president comes around. We'll read a story about presidents, watch a video, play a "presidential" sorting game, learn about the first five presidents, and do a funky craft. Maybe you'll be inspired to run for the highest office in the land! Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Teenie Weenie Valenteenie
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:30 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day by making cards, crafts and playing fun Valentine's games. Finish up by making candy sushi to give to a friend. (60 min.)

Bee my Valentine
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 5:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day! Make a card that friends are sure to buzz about. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Play Me a Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 5:30 pm

Children and families are invited to join us for stories and skits! There is a part for everyone: behind the scenes, center stage, or as a part of the cheering audience! All ages. (60 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 6:00 pm

How well do you know the library? Come try our scavenger hunt to find out. Refreshments await at the finish line. Ages 10 & up. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 10:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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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I Love a Mystery
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:00 pm

Enjoy mystery stories, learn about new authors, share your favorite titles, and create a mystery themed craft. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

All You Need is Love
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:30 pm

Share stories with hearts, sing sweet tunes, and make a special Valentine craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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I Love Cards!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:30 pm

Don't know what to get your love? Make them a Valentine's Day card. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.) PG

Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 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. (90 min.)

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Mardi Gras Mask Making
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 3:30 pm

Come create your own Mardi Gras mask and learn about this festive occasion. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 3:30 pm

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

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Heart 2 Heart: Valentine’s Day Crafting for Kids
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 3:30 pm

Make a special Valentine’s Day craft for that special someone. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Make a Valentine’s Day card
Main Library
Fri, Feb 13, 4:00 pm

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! Be ready for this special day by creating a one-of-a-kind card for someone you love! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Be Mine, Valentine
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 10:00 am

Dance to songs and participate in stories all about Valentine's Day. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Valentine’s Day Celebration
West Boca Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 10:30 am

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some fun stories, a game, a short film and a craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Candyland
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

We are turning the library into a candy-covered adventure! Families can travel through our life-sized Candyland where fun crafts, games and candy await participants at every stop! All ages. (45 min.)

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Valentine Critters
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

Create heart-shaped animals to share for Valentine's Day with your friends and family. Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Life-Size Candy Land
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:00 pm

Bring the whole family and see if you can get past the Licorice Lagoon, Lollypop Woods, and Chocolate Mountain to reach the Candy Castle in this life-size version of the classic board game. Ages 3 & up. (90 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a special Valentine’s Day craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Drive-in Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (92 min.) Make cardboard cars to sit in for our movie! We will enjoy popcorn and watch the movie in front of the big screen, just as if we were at the drive-in. Ages 5 & up. G

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Happy Valentine’s Day!
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 10:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Stained Glass Art
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 3:00 pm

Create a very special piece of stained glass art. Dress to get messy. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Presidents' Day Birthday Bash
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 3:00 pm

Celebrate our presidents with exciting stories and a fun craft. Ages 4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 3:30 pm

Presidents.

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

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 4:00 pm

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

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Fun With Tweens: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 4:00 pm

Test your engineering skills and see if you can build the strongest and tallest tower using just spaghetti and marshmallows. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Dork Diaries: A Not-So-Dorky Party!
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 4:30 pm

Calling all Dork Diaries fans! Don’t miss this afternoon of Dork Diaries fun, games and "not-so-dorky" crafts. Ages 8-13. (45 min.)

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Books into Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 pm

Learn how to make amazing pieces of art with recycled books. Materials provided. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 am

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

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Hats, Hats, Hats!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:00 pm

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Wed, Feb 18, 3:00 pm

Kansas.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:30 pm

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

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Botswana
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Pick up or bring 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, history, music and more of Botswana. Ages 6-12. (60-90 min.)

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Poems and Poets.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year by making traditional Chinese crafts.

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

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Ancient Hieroglyphics
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:30 pm

Learn about ancient hieroglyphics and write your name using the symbols of the hieroglyphics language. (45 min.)

A Perfect Balance
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 am

"A Perfect Balance," is a one-man play that follows a young artist, Sandy, on his quest to capture his vision of life. The show's spectacular conclusion is a 17-feet wide mobile that suspends into the audience. All ages. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 am

For the Love of Art!

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

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Xin Nian Kuai Le ("Zeen neean kwai luh")
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 3:30 pm

This is a great way to say Happy New Year in Chinese to friends. Say "Zai jian" to the Year of the Horse and say "Ni hao" to the Year of the Goat with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Craft-Mania
Main Library
Thu, Feb 19, 3:30 pm

Time to create not one, not two, but many great crafts in just one afternoon! Get ready to be crafty! (45 min.)

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Happy Chinese New Year!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 3:30 pm

Ring in the Chinese New Year by making festive paper lanterns. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Chinese New Year
West Boca Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 3:30 pm

Let’s learn about the Chinese New Year through stories, a game and a fun craft. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Chinese New Year, 2015: Year of the Goat
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 4:00 pm

Come hear some tales, do a cutout craft, find out your fortune, watch a video, and play a game with chopsticks. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on cool projects. Previous participants will be able to practice what they’ve learned and hone their skills. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 11:00 am

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

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Lego® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 3:30 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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Say "Ni Hao" to Chinese New Year!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Goat with silly stories, both traditional and new, and a funny goat craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 10:00 am

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

Bilingual Family Story Times Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 10:30 am

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

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 11:00 am

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

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It’s a Parachute Party!
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 3:00 pm

Practice following directions, develop rhythm and motor skills, and learn to work together using our brand new parachute. Stories and a craft included. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Squiggle Your Way to Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 3:00 pm

Make your scribbles and doodles into amazing artwork you can use to decorate your house. Materials provided. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Feb 22, 1:00 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Feb 22, 2:30 pm

Bring your imagination and build something! Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 10:30 am

Animal Sounds.

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

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Positively Africa!
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 11:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 3:00 pm

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

Easy Origami
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 4:00 pm

Create paper sculptures by learning the ancient craft of origami. Together we’ll create paper food, animals, toys and anything else you want. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 4:00 pm

Build a pirate ship or port.

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 6:30 pm

Animal Sounds.

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

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Pajamarama Story Time: Giddy Up
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 6:30 pm

Howdy, partner! Mosey on down for some cowboy/cowgirl stories, silly songs, and a western-style hoedown. Make a fun craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 9:45 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 11:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Club LEGO®
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

Pets.

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

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 4:00 pm

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

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 10:00 am

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

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Positively Africa!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 11:15 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Wed, Feb 25, 3:00 pm

Nebraska.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:00 pm

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

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30 pm

Do you love to sing along to our story time songs? Join a jam session of all your 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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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30 pm

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:00 pm

Games and Game Makers.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:00 pm

Create fun patterns and designs and listen to the story "Doodleday," by Ross Collins.

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 10:00 am

For the Love of Friends & Friendship!

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

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Positively Africa!
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Coloring Club
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 1:00 pm

It's an Early Release Day from school, so come join us for an hour of coloring and relaxing! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Movie Magic
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:30 pm

©Focus Features. (100 min.) Relax while watching this family-friendly movie. Ages 8 & up. PG

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American Girl: Meet Kirsten
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 3:00 pm

If you loved reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Royal Recipes
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 3:30 pm

Sweet treats fit for a king or queen! Come and make three magical recipes right from the book, "A Princess Cookbook" by Sarah L. Schuette. Ages 6 & up. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 4:00 pm

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Fantastic Fairy Tales
Main Library
Thu, Feb 26, 4:00 pm

Celebrate “National Fairy Tale Day” with some amazing fairy tales, fun games and special crafts. You can even come dressed up as your favorite fairy tale character – or just be yourself! Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Book Club: "Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher"
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 3:30 pm

Take the month to read the book "Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher," by Bruce Coville. Pick up your copy at the youth services desk to check out. Then at the end of the month, we will get together, discuss the book, and make crafts based on the story! This book has a 710 Lexile Level, a Guided Reading Level of R, and is appropriate for grades 6-8. (90 min.)

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Kids Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 3:30 pm

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

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Have You Heard ...
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 4:00 pm

... about Mr. Lemoncellos’ new library? This famous game maker designed the town’s new library and the special overnight lock-in is by invitation only. Turns out that getting in the library is not the problem, getting out is! Join us for a puzzle-filled reading from the book "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library," by Chris Grabenstein. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Bake for Family Fun Month
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

No oven? No problem! Bring the family to the library to learn how to make some delicious no-bake sweets! Supplies generously provided by the Friends of the Library. Space is limited. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Zoo Stories
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Lions, monkeys, giraffes, oh my! Join us for a frenzy of stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite zoo friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 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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Family Funcraftic: Pipe Cleaners Gone Wild!
Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Look like an artistic genius when you make some easy, yet adorable pipe cleaner crafts. All ages. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Tween Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:30 pm

We will be discussing "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel," while snacking on pizza. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Celebrate African American Inventors
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:30 pm

We'll learn about some really cool African American inventors and their inventions, and use LEGO® bricks to invent something awesome. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.)

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American Girls: Grace Thomas
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 3:00 pm

Enjoy activities, games and snacks of Grace’s world. If you’d like, bring your doll and dress like Grace! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 3:00 pm

Time to get your game on! Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
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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Teen Tech Sandbox: PowerPoint
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 4:30 pm

Empower yourself in your education and experiment with popular software in an environment strictly for teens. Library staff guides you in finding solutions to common problems and offers tips on where to get help when you need it. Space is limited. Please bring a flash drive. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 6:30 pm

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

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Japanese Animation & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 6:30 pm

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

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 4:00 pm

We will continue to work on our mural! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 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.)

Bath Fizzies
West Boca Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:30 pm

Create luxurious, scented, bath fizzies for yourself or as a gift. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Blind Date with a Book
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Teens are invited to take a chance on a book at this fun party! You never know, it could be love! Refreshments served. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Valenteen’s Day Party
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

Stop by for some treats, crafts and fun at this special Valentine’s Day Party just for teens. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Chocolate Party
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

We'll be getting a sugar rush as we celebrate our favorite food, chocolate! Participate in a chocolate tasting and a variety of games centered around that fabulous concoction. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Fabric Painting Fun
Tequesta Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

Bring your old T-shirts, pillow cases and canvas sneakers to create a new look. Stamping, glue resist and other fabric painting techniques will be used to renew your favorite piece. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Love Stinks: Anti-Valentine's Day Party
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 6:30 pm

Romance is just the worst. Celebrate the single life with chocolate, games, fun and friends, minus the relationship drama. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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 Wrtiers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 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.)

Teen Movie Magic
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (106 min.) Spend Valentine’s Day to enjoy another favorite teen read that was made into a blockbuster movie. Ages 13-17. PG-13

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Zentangle
West Boca Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:30 pm

Explore this stress-relieving doodle based art and create a special card or work of art to display. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Flick
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 5:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Ages 12-17. PG-13

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Love the Skin You’re In
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:00 pm

Join Sharon Glynn, LPN, from the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, to discuss body image, self esteem and eating disorders, and discover the secrets behind popular media images. Healthy snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Come hang out with us and play board games or video games, view new Young Adult books and mangas, or just chat with friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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X-Treme Trivia
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Join a team to prove what you know about television trivia. Get it wrong? Receive a silly penalty. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 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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Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 4:00 pm

Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends in a game or two? Would you like to learn how to play the game? Join us to learn from other teens. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 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.)

Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 11:00 am

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

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Gamers and Cosplayers Unite!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:30 pm

Join us for Wii games and anime crafting and art. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Shrinky Dinks Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Feb 24, 5:00 pm

Draw beautiful pictures on special Shrinky Dink paper, and then watch it shrink and become a special piece of art in the toaster! We will make lovely jewelry, key chains and more! Ages 9-16. (45 min.)

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Artistic Doodles
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:00 pm

Create fun artwork with dots, lines, squiggles and patterns. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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Journal Making
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:30 pm

Create your own journal for a diary, sketches, ideas, writing or anything you like. Decorate the covers to suit your personality and begin filling the pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Melted Crayon Art
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:30 pm

Create a one-of-a-kind artpiece by melting crayons. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 pm

Join a game of mafia or Uno, play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart, or try a new board game or card game. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 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.)

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Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh!, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)

Jam Session
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 6:30 pm

It's Java Jam, but just for teens, and with soda and snacks instead of coffee. Bring your favorite acoustic instrument and jam out with a group of other teen musicians of various skill levels. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 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.)

PowerPoint & Popcorn
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Bring your friends, have some popcorn and get some great tips on using PowerPoint for your school projects. The program will focus on how to edit and format pictures. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Is it True Love?
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Teens who went on a "blind date with a book" reveal how well their date went. Would they recommend their book to others? Refreshments served. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 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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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 3:00 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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