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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
When Jews Were Funny
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 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 what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Techniques to Manage Stress
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 12:30 pm

Certified Meditation Teacher Joe Hamilton, with Hospice of Palm Beach County, will talk about stress reduction techniques to improve your health and general sense of well-being. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00 pm

The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
Lecture 7: Broadway in Its Infancy. Lecture 8: The Revue versus the Book Musical.

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 6:00 pm

hoopla - Movies, Music, Audiobooks
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 10:30 am

Learn about our new service, hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow free movies, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an Internet connection. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 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. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm
Recording Audio.

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

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

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

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Someone is Watching.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Low Back Pain and Treatment Options
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Dr. Berman from Bethesda Hospital discusses the common causes of low back pain and available treatment options from conservative therapy to surgery. (60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 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, Mar 31, 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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FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 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.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Small Claims Court
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Palm Beach County's Bar Association demonstrates how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A small claim is any legal dispute calculated at $5,000.00 or less. (60 min.)

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Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am
Lecture 1: On Studying Jewish History. Lecture 2: Defining Modern Jewish History and Thought. Lecture 3: Cultural Transformation in the Italian Ghetto. Lecture 4: Seventeenth-Century Marranism and Messianism. Lecture 5: The Challenge of Baruch Spinoza. Lecture 6: Moses Mendelssohn and His Generation.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Tech Talk: Sign Up for One-on-One Appointments
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am

Need help with your computer, e-reader or other device? Call or stop by the information desk to schedule your own 30-minute session with a techie/librarian. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:30 am

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

Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 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.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 1:00 pm

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

Small Business Start-Up
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 2:00 pm

Sub S, LLC, EIN, FIN, DR, Business Tax Receipt, etc. Sound a bit confusing? Let Ted Kramer of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) take you through this morass of terms to help get you started in your business. We’ll talk about different types of entities, start-up costs, marketing, writing a business plan, financing a start-up, what lenders are looking for, partnering, insurance, contracts, and so much more. This is the seminar for you even if you have just begun to think about starting your own business.

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Randy Wayne White
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist and author of the popular “Doc Ford” series will discuss his latest book, “Cuba Straits.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors in playing this fun, classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (3 hr.)

Preregister.
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.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 6:30 pm

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

AARP Tax Help
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 11:00 am
Lecture 8: Braising and Stewing-Combination Cooking. Lecture 9: Grilling and Broiling-Dry-Heat Cooking Without Fat.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Create 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, Mar 23.

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Effective Stress Reduction
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Author Larry Duboff presents ways that stress reduction can have a positive impact on improving an individual's health, performance at work, and level of happiness. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

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

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 3:00 pm
Lecture 7: The Sombrero Galaxy–An Island Universe. Lecture 8: Hubble's View of Galaxies Near and Far.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Winter is Coming: A "Game of Thrones" Crafting Adventure
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 pm

Get ready for the next season of "Game of Thrones" by crafting a personalized character Cubeecraft™ and house sigil popcorn container. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Writers LIVE! Presents: Bob Shacochis
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:30 pm

This acclaimed novelist, short story writer, and literary journalist will discuss his latest novel, “The Woman Who Lost Her Soul.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:30 pm

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

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 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. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Vietnam War Film Festival
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (126 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

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

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"Read Local" Author Forum
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County! (90 min.)

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

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

Writer’s Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 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.)

Vietnam War Film Festival
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

Preregister.
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

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

Monday Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
"The Money Pit."
©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) PG

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Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 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, Apr 06, 6:00 pm

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

Staying Safe Online
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 9:00 am

Presented by Deputy Sheriff Shawn Mancino, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit. Learn how to protect yourself online in a twenty-first century world. Topics will include email scams, staying safe while shopping online, and tips for protecting your identity. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

Preregister.
AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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, Apr 07, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 1:00 pm
Digital Camcorder.

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.)

Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

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

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

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

Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself. This month's selection is "Prayers for the Stolen," by Jennifer Clement. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Executive Action on Immigration
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the recent Executive Immigration Actions and how to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿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 un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sexual Assault Awareness
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Land a New Job with Career Transitions!
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:30 pm

Learn how you can enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter, or explore a new career path using the library database Career Transitions. (90 min.)

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

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

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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. (2 hr.)

Shred it and Forget it!
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 5:30 pm

Shred your unwanted documents for free! In celebration of Money Smart Month, visit the shredding truck in the parking lot. Please note, this event is for individual personal documents, some limits may apply. (2 hr.)

FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

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

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: The Science of Judaism. Lecture 8: Heinrich Graetz—Jewish Historian. Lecture 9: Abraham Geiger—The Shaping of Reform Judaism. Lecture 10: The Neo-Orthodoxy of Samson Raphael Hirsch. Lecture 11: Zecharias Frankel and Conservative Judaism. Lecture 12: Samuel David Luzzatto—Judaism and Atticism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 1:00 pm

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

After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Main Library
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

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

Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation
Main Library
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

Do you want to present your small claim case to the judge without hiring a lawyer? A small claim is a legal dispute which is valued at $5,000.00 or less. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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Lean In Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm

A Lean In Circle is a group of women who share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. New members are welcome. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am

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

AARP Tax Help
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

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

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

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

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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Meet the Author: Lou Berney
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00 pm

Edgar Award nominated author, Lou Berney will discuss his latest book "The Long and Faraway Gone, " an evocative crime novel of two unsolved cold cases and the survivors left behind. Mr. Berney's short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Ploughshares and the Pushcart Anthology. He has written feature screenplays and television pilots, and is also a Professor in the Film Department at the University of Oklahoma. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00 pm

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

Introduction to Scrapbooking
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 2:15 pm

Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a scrapbook page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we will provide the rest. (90 min.)

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Earth Day Craft and Exchange
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 2:30 pm

Recycle old buttons by weaving them together with twine, string or hemp to make your own stylish accessory; materials provided. Do you have mounds of unused yarn, buttons, fabric or beads that you'd like to exchange or donate? Bring a small box of items and see what's available to take home. (60 min.)

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Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 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. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
Lecture 9: The Antennae Galaxies–A Cosmic Collision. Lecture 10: Abell 2218–A Massive Gravitational Lens.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Know Your Rights: Fair Housing
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 5:30 pm

Celebrate Fair Housing Month with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. This workshop on the Fair Housing Act will cover your rights as a homeowner when facing foreclosure. Legal Aid attorneys and staff will discuss fair housing discrimination, landlord tenant law, foreclosure defense, and loan modifications. (90 min.)

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (141 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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The Lost History of Captain Charles H. Coe
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

Learn about Captain Coe's life and times in Florida, presented by his great grandson Andrew Foster. Captain Charles Coe, author of "Red Patriots: The Story of the Seminoles," published his book in 1898. It was used as a tool to help fight for Seminole land rights. He spent over 40 years as an amateur archaeologist exploring Florida. (60 min.)

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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 7:00 pm
The Basics.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 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. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Ukelele Jam Session
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 2:00 pm

Enjoy the sounds of the ukulele or bring your own and jam out with other talented musicians. A few instruments will be available to test out and to learn more about this popular instrument. (60 min.)

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Home Buyers Workshop
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 am

LaSandra Highsmith, housing intake specialist from the City of Belle Glade, will be presenting a home buyers workshop on the Revolving Loan Fund Program (RLFP).

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

©Miramax. (111 min.) PG-13

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: How Your Brain Works. Lecture 2: How Your Brain Changes.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Episode 1: How Your Brain Works Episode 2: How Your Brain Changes

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de abril, 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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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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Game of Thrones Trivia!
West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Test your knowledge of Westeros against other fans in our Game of Thrones trivia event. Form a team, or compete alone, in a stimulating game of trivia about the hit television and book series. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 am

Andrew Kane, author of “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale,” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," will be speaking about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction. “The Night, The Day” is about a psychologist who discovers one of his patients is a Nazi war criminal, and the woman he's fallen in love with is really an Israeli Mossad agent on the Nazi's trail. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Wed, Apr 01. (60 min.)

Get Crafty: Vases
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

Turn old wine bottles into vases or centerpieces. Limited supplies provided.

English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

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

After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread “Anne of Green Gables," by L. M. Montgomery 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 Wed, Apr 01. (75 min.)

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Period Pieces in Film
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (107 min.) Enjoy the second film in our series of period pieces as we view and discuss the British romantic drama, set in the 19th Century with its truly stellar cast. (3 hr.) PG-13

Breast Cancer Awareness
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

The author of two novels generating high local interest, “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," speaks about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction, “The Night, The Day.” Books will be available for purchase and signing. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, Apr 01.

In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Book Discussion: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas," by John Boyne
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread this award-winning story and share your thoughts in a staff-led book discussion. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness - An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:30 pm

Our DVD series on meditation continues. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 7: Problems-Stepping-Stones to Mindfulness. Lecture 8: Body-Attending to Our Physical Natures.

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (119 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm

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

Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 6:30 pm

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

Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

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.)

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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.)

What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:30 am
Career Transitions. Use this online database to create résumés, search for jobs, and find interview tips.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 1:00 pm
Using a Green Screen.

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

Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 1:30 pm

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

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Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. You will learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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

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

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿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 un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Read the "Yes, Chef: A Memoir" by Marcus Samuelsson. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk. (60 min.)

When Jews Were Funny
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Watch this entertaining 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 what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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, 14 de abril, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? Una evaluación preliminar será ofrecida libre de costo 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, Apr 14, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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.)

Alternative Forms of Funding
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant for the SBDC, will speak about the issues facing new and existing, small and medium sized businesses, and will discuss options to fund your business. (90 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 6:30 pm

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

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00 am
Lecture 13: Zionism's Answer to the Jewish Problem. Lecture 14: Three Zionist Visions. Lecture 15: The Jewish Adventure with Socialism. Lecture 16: Hermann Cohen's Religion of Reason. Lecture 17: Leo Baeck's Mystery and Commandment. Lecture 18: Martin Buber's Religious Existentialism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 1:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Naturalization
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the naturalization process, how to apply for it, and the general eligibility requirements. Study materials will be provided. (60 min.)

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Homeless Help
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Are you homeless or know someone who is? Join Michelle Howell-Phillips from the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County as she offers helpful advice and local resources. (60 min.)

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Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors in playing this fun, classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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"Read Local" Author Forum
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County. (90 min.)

Sexual Assault Awareness
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 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.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 am

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

What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30 am
Consumer Reports. Learn to use Consumer Reports to find product ratings and reviews.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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

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

Film for Holocaust Remembrance Day
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (157 min.) Watch this award-winning film, complete with captions, to commemorate and honor the victims on this holiday known as "Yom Hashoah." R

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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Monthly Matinee
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm
"Life is Beautiful."
©Miramax. (110 min.) Holocaust Remembrance Day. PG-13

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan, a New York Times Editors Choice and best-selling novel. The book combines elements of fantasy, mystery and adventure while examining the conflict and transition between electronic media and print. Sign up and check out the book at the information desk. (90 min.)

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 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.)

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Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Shipping News," by E. Annie Proulx. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Mar 30.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Melt and Pour Soap Making
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:15 pm

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

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Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. You will learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm
Lecture 11: The Hubble Ultra Deep Field. Lecture 12: Hubble's Legacy and Beyond.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 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 book and find yourself transported! This month the group will be discussing "Walking Home: A Poet's Journey," by Simon Armitage. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Craft a Poem
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 6:30 pm

We're combining poetry and crafting to celebrate National Poetry Month. Please bring a favorite poem or verse if possible. Poetry books and a few select well-known verses will be available as well.

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The Diseases Bones Reveal and the Stories They Hide
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 7:00 pm

With the appropriate context, human skeletal remains offer us direct lines of evidence into the past, revealing people's diets, migration patterns, social identity, and much more. In this talk, we will come face-to-face with past people’s diseases, specifically in South American antiquity. Mr. Chamoun will look at how these diseases impacted how people were treated in the past and what this can say about how they understood themselves and others. (75 min.)

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 11:00 am

We will be discussing "Night," by Elie Wiesel. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk. (60 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: Lisa Scottoline & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Best-selling novelist and author of "Betrayed," Lisa Scottline, hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill, syndicated mystery fiction reviewer, moderates. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Closing Your Florida Home
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (75 min.)

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

©Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13

Book Discussion
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Dr. Sallie Brown will lead a discussion on "In the Garden of Beasts," by Erik Larson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

The Craft of Writing
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

Love to write, but are a little vague as to what elements make up a good story? Join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they continue their workshop series on developing writing skills with “Character Development: Taking the character from paper to flesh.” Bring pen and paper and anticipate opportunities for audience participation. (60 min.)

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Record Store Day Film & Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:15 am

©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.) Observe this internationally celebrated day uniting fans, musical artists and record stores by watching the film based on the book "High Fidelity," by Nick Hornby. Read the book and then see how it’s interpreted and adapted for the screen. A discussion follows the film. Books available at the information desk. (3 hr.)

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Adult Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion of, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou. Light refreshments provided.

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

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

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A Musical Journey Through Florida
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Musician and story-teller Chris Kahl will present a folk-style all-ages musical performance that highlights aspects of Florida history through songs and storytelling. The presentation will feature original songs covering a wealth of historical events, characters, and folklore, preceded by in-depth storytelling of the topic being described. (60 min.)

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Let Clutter Go!
Main Library
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Kathy Andio, a professional organizer, will offer you practical decluttering and organizational tips. She'll provide you with the support and inspiration you need to stop procrastinating and begin the job of letting go of clutter! (60 min.)

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Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:15 pm

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

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Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Episode 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain Episode 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain. Lecture 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 1:00 pm

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

New Movie
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (137 min.) PG-13

Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Session 1.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

Monday Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
"The Debt."
©Focus Features. (113 min.) R

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Main Library
Mon, Apr 20, 3:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. You will learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Main Library
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Acreage Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00 pm
Haiku.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - Roadmap to Success
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Angie Whitaker, Small Business Development Specialist II, from the Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) of Palm Beach County, will cover the registration process, as well as providing a responsive/responsible bid. Remember to bring your business cards to the session for a special drawing! (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Buying a Computer Can Be Confusing: Learn What Is Important!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Alexandra Hricik, Palm Beach County Library System Computer Specialist, will provide you with a plan of action for purchasing a computer, she will break down the process into easy steps, and teach you the important terms and concepts you will run into along the way. Some computer experience is necessary. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 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.)

Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

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

After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿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 un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

eBay Basics
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Join Tim Yates, Palm Beach County Library System's Technology Instructor, in learning eBay basics. This lecture will demonstrate how you can open an eBay seller account, create listings, set prices, monitor listings, and complete transactions. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, and packing and shipping inventory. (60 min.)

Preregister.
In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Movie Special
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (93 min.) PG-13

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The Art of Healthy French Cooking
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:30 pm

French chef Brigitte Cox will talk about preparing nutritious gourmet meals. Brigitte is a Cordon Bleu chef, as well as a trained nutritionist. She has extensive experience incorporating holistic health practices into her meal preparation from her work at fine restaurants and as a private chef. (60 min.)

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

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 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. (2 hr.)

Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 5:30 pm

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

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

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

Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "A Day of Anger.")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Martes, 21 de abril, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Un dia de cólera" de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Lecture 19: Jewish Law—Martin Buber vs. Franz Rosenzweig. Lecture 20: Mordecai Kaplan and American Judaism. Lecture 21: Abraham Heschel—Mystic and Social Activist. Lecture 22: Theological Responses to the Nazi Holocaust. Lecture 23: Feminist Jewish Theology. Lecture 24: Current Trends in Jewish Thought.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 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. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 10:30 am

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

Tech Talk Lecture: Cyber Security
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 11:00 am

Learn more about securing your computer, protecting your identity, and other threats. (60 min.) 

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

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Earth Day Documentary: "No Impact Man."
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Follow a Manhattan family as they abandon their high-consumption lifestyle and live a year without causing any environmental damage. (93 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 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. (30 min.)

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.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

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

Zumba® Gold
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Come join the party in this Latin inspired dance fitness class where we mix fun moves and rhythms to burn calories. Suitable for active older adults and beginners! Don't forget your towel and water! (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 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, Apr 23, 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.
Small Business 101: Current Issues Facing Small and New Businesses
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Analyst at Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will speak about the issues facing small and new businesses. He will discuss options to fund your business, selection of entities, government regulation, writing and using a business plan and lots more. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Credit & Debt Management
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Discover the signs of out-of-control debt, the real cost of credit, and what you can do about it, with Maisielin Ross from PBC Extension Service. (60 min.)

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

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

Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

Preregister.
Holocaust Days of Remembrance: I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

A play by Celeste Raspanti and performed by the Acting Up Players. A Jewish child passes through Terezin, a former military garrison set up as a ghetto between 1942-1945. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, Apr 13.

Writing a Business Plan the Easy Way
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

This seminar provides a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. Presented by the Small Business Development Center. (90 min.)

Preregister.
eBay Basics
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Join Tim Yates, Palm Beach County Library System's Technology Instructor, in learning eBay basics. This lecture will demonstrate how you can open an eBay seller account, create listings, set prices, monitor listings, and complete transactions. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, and packing and shipping inventory. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

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

When Jews Were Funny
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 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 what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Royal Feature Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

©Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13

Shakespeare and Plato
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Pay homage to Shakespeare on his 451st birthday with this lecture given by Dr. Ronald Meyers, Emeritus Professor of English. (90 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: James O. Born
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

This Florida crime novelist will talk about his new book “Scent of Murder.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Meditation for Relaxation
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Florida Trivia
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 7:00 pm

Ponce de Leon discovered Florida in the spring of 1513. Test your knowledge of Florida’s history, geography, culture and other categories in a game of trivia. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin.

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

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

Join book facilitator Donna Adair to discuss this month's book selection, "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (84 min.) PG-13

Sherlock Holmes Bingo
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) The game is afoot! Join fellow Sherlockians in watching a movie and playing bingo. Elementary fun and prizes. (2 ½ hr.) PG-13

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Monthly Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Hamlet."
©Warner Bros. (135 min.) Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! PG

Preregister.
The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Focusing Your Attention. Lecture 6: Enhancing Your Memory.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Episode 5: Focusing Your Attention Episode 6: Enhancing Your Memory

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 11:00 am
Lecture 17: Soups from around the World. Lecture 18: From Fettuccine to Orecchiette - Fresh and Dry Pastas.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 1:00 pm

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

In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Meet the Holocaust Survivor: James Bachner
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 1:30 pm

One of the last few Holocaust Survivors, James Bachner, will talk about his darkest years and how he eventually landed in America. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Session 2.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00 pm

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

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 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.)

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm
Using a Drawing Tablet.

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

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

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

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

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿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 un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 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.)

Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. Read new fiction and non-fiction books 2-3 months before publication! (60 min.) 

To Go or Not To Go ... Answer the E. R. Question When Chest Pain Calls
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Dr. Charles L. Harring from Bethesda Memorial Hospital discusses many of the common causes of chest pain and explains which symptoms require immediate medical attention and why. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion: "Night," by Elie Wiesel
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:15 pm

Join us as Barbara Harnick leads us in a discussion of Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece “Night,” a deeply poignant account of his survival in the Nazi concentration camps. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Achieve Your Educational and Professional Goals using LearningExpress
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:30 pm

Learn how this online database can help you excel at work or school by providing access to popular computer and educational tutorials. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

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

Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 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.)

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Family Game Night
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Join us for Family Game Night – we will supply the board games, or bring one to share with a fellow gamer. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Your Place in Space and Time
Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30 pm

Ted Sarko, Vice President of the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, will present a slide program about our solar system and universe and discuss our relationship to space and time. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30 pm

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

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? All ages. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Crafternoon: Thrilling Quilling
Main Library
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Explore the ancient art of paper quilling by learning how to roll, loop and curl strips to create beautiful floral designs. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Holocaust Remembrance Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:15 pm

©Warner Bros. (118 min.) PG

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"When Jews Were Funny"
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:30 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 what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Get Crafty: Vases
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30 pm

Turn old wine bottles into vases or centerpieces. Limited supplies provided.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 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.)

What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 10:30 am
Transparent Language Online. Learn a second, or third, language using this simple and fun language learning service.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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

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

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 1:00 pm
"Splash."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Introduction to Ancestry.com
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com. (60 min.)

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Connecting With Your Inner Self
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Maisie Ross, a Certified Family Life Educator from Palm Beach County Extension Service, leads a discussion about topics such as fears, aging, changing obstacles into opportunities, dealing with problems optimistically, and appreciating where you are in life. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

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

TV Variety: Behind the Scenes from Bruce Martin
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

From Ed Sullivan with the Beetles to Barbra Streisand Specials, Bruce Martin will talk about four variety shows and present a DVD of a music segment; followed by Q&A session. (60 min.)

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Ikebana Flower Arranging
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:30 pm

Learn the basic art of Japanese flower arranging and create your own unique ikebana arrangement with real flowers and greenery. Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Trivia Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or join an existing teams of 2-6 players. Answer general knowledge trivia questions and compete to win a prize. (90 min.)

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Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 7:00 pm

All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up.

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Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 07, 1:00 pm
"A League Of Their Own."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

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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Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 14, 1:00 pm
"Philadelphia."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (125 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 19, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 21, 1:00 pm
"Apollo 13."
©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 28, 1:00 pm
"You've Got Mail."
©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
"The Green Mile."
©Warner Bros. (188 min.) R

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

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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Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
"Captain Phillips."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (135 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
"Saving Mr. Banks."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Children's Program
Get Your Game On!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 10:30 am

Bring your friends or make some new ones while playing board games, cards or Wii games. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

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Space Adventure
Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 11:00 am

Explore outer space with stories, songs and crafts that are out-of-this-world! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Family Funcraftic: Faux Stained Glass Painting
Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:00 pm

Have super fun painting transparencies into gorgeous faux stained glass. All ages. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Build a dinosaur. You can try your hand at a T. rex or invent one of your own.

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

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LEGO® Master Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

Bring your imagination and create something fantastic! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 10:30 am
Transportation.

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

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Fun Origami Farm
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 3:00 pm

Make origami farm animals with step-by-step instructions. Ages 7 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 6:30 pm
Transporation.

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

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Pajamarama Story Time: Who Likes Pizza?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 6:30 pm

Everyone likes pizza, right? Join us for a delicious story time filled with yummy stories and songs all about pizza. Make a fun craft to bring home, too! Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 3:30 pm
Eggs.

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, Mar 31, 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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RPB’s Crazy 8’s Math Club for Grades K-2 Registration
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am

Does your child find math boring and tedious? This new math club is bound to change their attitude! Once a week children, with their parents/guardians, will be introduced to mathematical concepts in fun and innovative ways. Crazy 8’s Math Club meets for eight weeks on Thursdays at 3:30 pm starting Apr 30. Grades K-2. First-come, first-served. Limit 14. (60 min.) Sign-ups begin Wed, Apr 01 at the children’s desk.

Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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American Girl: Grace Thomas
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Girl of the Year with Grace's favorite thing, making dessert! You'll work with others to make and decorate sugar cookies or peanut butter cookies. Learn about Grace's family business and how she is making a difference in people's lives. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm
Have an “eggciting” time learning fun ways to decorate eggs!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 am
Beautiful Butterflies II.

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 02, 3:00 pm
Montana.

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

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Make and Take Crafts
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

Drop in and make any crafts from our past story time sessions with the creative supplies from our Craft Closet. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Lego® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 2:30 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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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00 am

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 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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Gingerbread Peeps® Birdhouses
Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30 am

Decorate a gingerbread birdhouse for your Peeps® friends! Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Saturday is for Toddlers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2.

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Eggstremely Eggstraordinary Eggstravaganza
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 11:00 am

Start your morning sunny side up with a bunny parade around the library, egg races, bunny hop-scotch, and crack up over our silly indoor egg hunt. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Eggstra Special Story Time!
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Join us for spring stories and crafts at this family event! All ages. (60 min.)

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Appreciate a Gator Day
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:30 pm

Florida is home to over 1.5 million alligators. We will read stories that star these fabulous creatures and make a gator craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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April Fun Day!
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 3:00 pm

Let’s get together and tell jokes, learn magic tricks, and discover other ways to tease and amaze your friends! Ages 6-11. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 10:30 am
Beach.

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

Move It!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 3:30 pm

Come for an hour of moving, shaking, dancing and games! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 6:30 pm
Beach.

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, Apr 07, 10:00 am
D.E.A.R. Time.

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

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Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00 pm
Have a playdough play date at the library. Squish, roll and build your own masterpiece.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am
D.E.A.R. Time!

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
Idaho.

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

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Baby Poetry Slam
Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 10:15 am

Enjoy readings of your favorite nursery rhymes, and explore poetry for the youngest of audiences. Ages 0-24 mos. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 2:30 pm

©Warner Bros. (87 min.) PG

Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 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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Young Writers Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Book Creations
Main Library
Fri, Apr 10, 4:00 pm

This month we celebrate Library Week and Children’s Book Day, so let’s celebrate books and libraries by creating and illustrating a book of our own! Supplies provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 am

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

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Bubbles Are Everywhere!
Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Come join us for everything bubbles! Ages 1-3. Limit 25. (30 min.)

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Frogs and Toads
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Go on a frog hunt, hear rib-biting stories and make a frog craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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We Love Cars!
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Zoom on over to a fun-filled special where we will listen to some high-speed books and make an awesome car craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Dino Tales
Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Travel back in time and enjoy stories, songs and a craft featuring our prehistoric pals! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 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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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun spring craft project. Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Rapunzel appears in storybooks across cultures. We will share stories, laughter and make a craft in her honor. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30 am
Parts of the Body.

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

Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 3:00 pm

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

Coloring Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30 pm

Color to your heart's content as we pull out some fun and different coloring sheets. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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April Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00 pm

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

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by building our own libraries.

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

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Nighttime Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm

Make a date to participate in the monthly nighttime story time. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 6:30 pm
Parts of the Body.

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, Apr 14, 10:00 am
Love the Library.

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

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

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

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Famous Artists
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 4:00 pm

Learn all about the work of classic artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Then, create art like just they created - but with your own special flair! Music, stories, and your unique, gorgeous paintings will make for a fun-filled afternoon! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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April Is in Bloom!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 4:30 pm

Welcome springtime with homemade paper flowers. Create a beautiful bouquet to take home or give to a special someone. Materials provided. Ages 8-14. (45 min.)

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Bingo Mania!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 3:00 pm

Play bingo and win a small prize. Light refreshments included. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Nepal
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

Pick up or bring your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! Join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history and food of Nepal. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm
Everyone loves bubbles, but have you ever painted with them? Have a colorful afternoon of bubbly art. Dress to get messy!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Life-Sized Chutes and Ladders Game
Main Library
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

The library will become the game board and you will be the moving pieces in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Don’t miss the excitement! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Play Me a Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 5:30 pm

Children and families are invited for a book fiesta in preparation for our celebration of Children's Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros)! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 am
Love the Library!

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

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm
Utah.

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

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Poetry Slam Junior
Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm

Write your own poetry and share with the group. Also enjoy readings of poetry from famous poets who write specifically for children. Ages 6-11. Limit 25. (45 min.)

April Showers Bring May Flowers
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15 pm

It's time for a sprinkling of fun as we play games and make a craft all about spring flowers. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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Look Up at the Sky Day
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

Check out what's up there! Stories and music about up in the sky. Ages 4-8. Limit 30. (45 min.)

Bats in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

On the eve of Bat Appreciation Day, enjoy a story time dedicated to the often misunderstood winged mammal. We’ll read a story, learn some bat facts, and create a bat inspired craft. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Bunny Hop, Hop, Hop!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 11:00 am

We will stretch, wiggle and "hop, hop, hop." Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 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.)

Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 3:30 pm

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

Morikami Park Moonbear Band
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

The Morikami Park Moonbear Band is an Afro-Caribbean Drum Ensemble. Morikami Park Elementary's 4th and 5th grade students take the traditional African drum circle and infuse it with Caribbean steel drums. They also use traditional African instruments such as the gangokui, shakere and djembe. All ages. (45 min.)

Saturday Morning Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

©Walt Disney Pictures. (93 min.) Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. PG

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 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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Teeny Tiny Sensory Art: Puffy Paints!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30 am

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

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 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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Crafty Creations
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 11:00 am

Roll up your sleeves and create a variety of crafts using a mix of materials. Fun for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Cub
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:30 pm

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

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American Girls: Lanie
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 3:00 pm

Enjoy activities, games and snacks of Lanie’s world. If you’d like, bring your doll and dress like Lanie! Ages 6-11. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 1:00 pm

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30 am
Sharks/Fish.

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

Bouncing Babies
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30 am

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

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It's Internet Safety Awareness Week - Let's Play!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Let's educate ourselves by watching a short, funny video on Internet Safety Awareness for children, and then we will play some fun games. There may be prizes! Parents are welcome. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Surf Safely-Internet Safety Awareness
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Stop by the story time room and receive important information about being safe on the internet. We’ll have booklets for parents and activity sheets for kids. Check out videos and safety tips on the NetSmartz® website on one of our laptops. All ages. (60 min.)

Let’s Play Internet Safety Jeopardy!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00 pm

Come on in and test your knowledge about Internet safety while playing an entertaining game of Jeopardy! Win prizes for each correct answer you give. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Earth Day, Hooray!
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00 pm

Bring your ‘green thumbs’ to plant in celebration of our home, the Earth. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm
Sharks/Fish.

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

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Pajamarama Story Time: Rhyme Time!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm

It’s time to listen to some classic stories, songs and poems that make rhyming fun. Make a fun craft to bring home and don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome. Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Week!
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

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

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Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am
For the Love of Poetry!

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

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Techno-kid Safety
Tequesta Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:00 pm

Join us for fun games, stories, activities, music and crafts with online safety themes for your techno savvy kids. Ages 4 & up. (40 min.)

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Cyber Safety
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Learn the do's and don'ts when playing games or surfing the Internet. Finish up with a cyber safety game of bingo.

American Girl: Meet Kit
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

If you love 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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Recycling Fun
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Help save the Earth, one craft at a time. Listen to stories and make a craft by reusing old and unwanted items. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Stay Safe Online: Internet Safety BINGO
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Internet Safety Awareness Week and learn about being safe online through fun and games. Ages 5-11. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Trash to Treasure: Recycled Art
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

Create something new and recycle at the same time using upcycled materials. Age 6-12. (60 min.)

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Internet Safety Week!
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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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Pajama Story Time
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Wear your pajamas for a fun evening of songs, stories and a craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time (Hora de Cuentos Bilingües)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 01 de abril, 6:30 pm
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:00 pm

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

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

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

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Jelly Bean Day
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

It's all jelly beans as we celebrate National Jelly Bean Day! Ages 4-8. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Save the Frogs!
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Ever wanted to come face-to-face with a frog? Here's your chance to meet some live frogs and learn about why we should protect them. Hop on over for stories, activities and fun crafts. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Earth Day is Every Day
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Please join us for a story time focusing on the amazing creatures that are in danger of becoming extinct. Make a special craft in commemoration of a species that needs our help to be saved from extinction. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring bingo night. Create your own card, and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (40 min.)

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

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

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It's LEGO® Time!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm
Decorate a seed pot, then plant a seed so you can watch your own flower bloom!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Earth Day with Fancy Nancy
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

It's time for stories and games as Fancy Nancy and friends talk trash and use big words like environment. We'll have riddles to solve and an "energized" Wheel of Fortune-type game. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Finding & Using Fun Websites
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

The library offers many exciting online resources for children, but do you know how to use them? Join us as we surf some of the best websites for kids, then play database bingo to try and win a prize. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Recyclable Craft: Popsicle Sticks
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:30 pm

Turn popsicle sticks into something great. Make a picture frame or a treasure box. (45 min.)

Paint a Poem
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 5:30 pm

Join us for a reading of selected poems and then pick one to illustrate! Inspiring words and art supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity! All ages. (60 min.)

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Internet Safety Tips for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 5:45 pm

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

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 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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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am
For the Love of Poetry!

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

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
"Mummies in the Morning," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Internet Safety Bingo
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

We'll discuss basic online safety tips, play games, and learn about some cool online databases. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Go Fly a Kite
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Spring is in the air, gusts are whipping up, it's a perfect time to make a kite! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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So, You Want to be an American Girl?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Do you love the American Girl series? Celebrate these wonderful girls by creating your own doll using recycled materials, make a beaded bracelet, and take a picture with your doll in our photo area using fun props. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

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

Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Colors All Around!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

Join us for some color fun. We'll read stories about color and then create some colorful art. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (90 min.)

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Poetry for the Younger Crowd
Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 3:15 pm

Enjoy readings of your favorite nursery rhymes and poetry written specifically for younger children. Ages 3-5. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Young Writers Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Jelly Bean Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 11:00 am

Get your beans in a row and try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites, databases and internet safety tips. Ages 9-13. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Bridge Building Competition.

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

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Spy Training Academy
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

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

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Petapalooza Party!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

We are celebrating our furry friends with a party! Enjoy some birthday cake while author Karen J. Roberts reads "The Little Blue Dog Has a Birthday Party." PBC Animal Care & Control will also share information about animal care and safety. If you don’t have a pet, learn how you can find the perfect pet for you and your family. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

Bring your imagination and build something cool. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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The “Under Construction” Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:30 pm

Use our building blocks to make your own fantastic creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us the kind of builder you really are! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Spring Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Decorate your nails with pastel colors, flowers and other spring designs. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 10:30 am
Monkeys.

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

Madeline's Special Story Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special story time celebrating Ludwig Bemelmans' birthday! He's the author of Madeline, our favorite French orphan. We'll read some stories, see a short movie, learn some French words, and make a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 3:00 pm

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

Planting a Garden
Main Library
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

After reading stories about growing a garden, we'll plant seeds of our own in flower pots and make creative charts to monitor our plant’s progress. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Out of this Web! (or World Wide Web)
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

Safely explore the web, play games, and make an out of the "web" craft. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Monkeys.

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, Apr 28, 10:00 am
Flower Power.

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

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Celebremos El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros con Arte (Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books with Art)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 11:15 am

martes, 28 de abril, 11:15 am Celebra el amor por la literatura y al arte con historias y una variedad de manualidades. Edades 3 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the love for books and art with stories and a variety of crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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American Girl: Meet Kit
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

If you love 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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Outer Space!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Join us for hands-on experiments about outer space and create a craft to take home. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-10. (90 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 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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Craft-Mania
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

It’s that time again! We have lots of different crafts waiting for you. Come on in and make them all in one program! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Wearable Art: Beaded Clay Necklaces
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

Sculpt, mold and design clay into beautiful beads of various shapes and sizes to create your own piece of jewelry. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Sharks and More!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 3:00 pm

Enjoy stories about sharks and other creatures from the sea and make a fun shark craft. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 3:00 pm

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

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Picnic Time: No Ants Invited!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Leave your rainy day blues behind. We're having an old-fashioned indoor picnic complete with games, stories and snacks. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks and blackboards anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Children's Day Eve Celebration
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to this celebration of children and the books they love! Stories, music, games and refreshments will be served at this fun fiesta! All ages. (60 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00 pm
"Pirates Past Noon," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Come celebrate Children's Day and Book Day! We will sing and share stories in English and Spanish and make a special craft. All ages. ¡Vengan a celebrar El día de los niños/El día de los libros! Vamos a cantar y compartir cuentos en ingles y español y crear una manualidad especial. Todas edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books (Celebremos El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the fun of being a kid and the fun of reading in English and Spanish. Grades Pre-K & up (45 min.) Jueves, 30 de abril, 3:30 pm Celebra lo divertido de ser un niño y lo divertido que es leer en inglés y en español. Grados Pre-K en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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

Miércoles, 30 de abril, 4:30 pm Come join us for bilingual songs, stories, a craft and a piñata. Costumes welcome! Ages 4-10. (90 min.) ¡Únase a nosotros para canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata! Disfraces bienvenidos! Edades 4-10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Teen Program
Reading Buddies Teen Volunteer Program
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 10:30 am

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

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 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 Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Mar 29, 2:30 pm

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

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Teen Tapers
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 6:30 pm

Make a small decorative picture frame using our collection of colorful duct tape. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Jewelry Basics
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:00 pm

Learn about the basic tools and findings used to make jewelry and make a custom piece of your own. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 4:00 pm

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

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Gingerbread Peeps® Birdhouses
Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 1:30 pm

Decorate a gingerbread birdhouse for your Peeps® friends! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Crisscross Paint & Pen
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:30 pm

We’ll create works of art using basic shapes and crisscross lines. Add paint, markers and your own creativity and go home with a piece you’ll want to display. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Anime, Manga and More
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00 pm

Got chopstick skills? Come show off at the noodle tasting and chopstick challenge at anime club. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Pizza and Pages
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00 pm

Come hungry and ready to make new friends as we enjoy delicious pizza and talk about our favorite books, comics or whatever else you are reading. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Games Galore
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

Bring a friend and challenge each other to brawl with Super Smash Brothers or join the Party with Mario. Plenty of board games and card games available. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Poetry Slam
Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 7:00 pm

Write your poetry and share with the group. Also enjoy readings of poetry from famous poets. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

Join a game of mafia, Uno or Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart, or try a new board game or card game. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Decorative Doodling for Paper Crafters
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 5:00 pm

Explore paper crafting techniques to design your own stationery, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing skills in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose. Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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International Tabletop Day
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Spend the day playing your cares away! Try some Will Wheaton-approved games ranging from trivia to strategy featured on the hit web series Tabletop. Titles include Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Wits and Wagers, and more. Pizza provided. The final round of games will begin at 1:30 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. Ages 13 & up.

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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? 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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Gamers and Cosplayers Unite!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Join us for video gaming, crafting and artwork, and all kinds of anime-inspired fun. We now have Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, so bring your deck and prepare to play! Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Let's Nail It
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 3:00 pm

Paint and decorate your nails with designs, polish and more. Learn a few tips to take your manicure to the next level. Limited supplies provided.

Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 3:00 pm

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

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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Book Discussion: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas," by John Boyne
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread this award-winning story and share your thoughts in a staff-led book discussion. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Eco Crafting
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

Earth Day is approaching. We will be doing our part by repurposing and reusing materials in this DIY program. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Candy Jewelry Class
Tequesta Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

Friendship bracelets made from licorice, who would have thought? Craft your own bracelet, necklace or ring with a sweet twist. Hard candy, gum and licorice will be used. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Anime Otaku Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 7:00 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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Pow! Zap! Read! Teen Comic Art Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

Are you interested in visual storytelling and graphic novels? Learn how to draw your own comic book art while discussing your favorite comic books and graphic novels. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Teens Only: Life-Sized Chutes and Ladders Game
Main Library
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

The library will become the game board and you will be the moving pieces in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Don’t miss this board game come to life! Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Zombie Apocalypse
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

Could you survive an attack by zombies? Prove it with trivia and games. Ages 12-17. Limit 50. (90 min.)

Paper Beading
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 4:30 pm

Roll your own beads to create unique one-of-a-kind jewelry to share with family and friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 4:00 pm

Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends with a game or two? Learn to play the game from other teens. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Open Mic Poetry Night
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 3:00 pm

April is National Poetry Month; we will be hosting an open mic night for teens to share their poetry. Instruments accompanying the rhymes are welcome. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Salsa Time
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm

To celebrate International Tomato Month, we will be making salsa and listening to Salsa too! Ages 13 & up. (60 min.)

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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Movie Special
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (93 min.) PG-13

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 6:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play some cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Happy Birthday Hubble!
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space telescope. Learn about the Hubble Space Telescope and the spectacular discoveries made by astronomers since its launch. Then join us for a galaxy of out-of-this-world activities such as Oreo Moon Phases and Dodge the Asteroids. Ages 12-18. (90 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 4:00 pm

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

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Teen DIY Tote Bags
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

Design your very own tote bag using fabric markers and other craft materials from our Craft Closet. Bring favorite book quotes or song lyrics to decorate your tote with. Materials provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

Come join us as we draw, work on our art, and try new ways of making art. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop for Teens
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00 pm

Join award-winning local poet Stacie Kiner in an exploration of poetry. Bring your own poems to share and come to get inspired. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 6:00 pm

A night for Teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board 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.)

Can You Survive the Robot Apocalypse?
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 7:00 pm

Discover some of the latest advances in communications tech and robotics then see if you have what it takes to survive the threats of tomorrow and today in our interactive game full of rogue AIs and malicious bots. Will you be l33t or defeated? Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (60-90 min.)

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Teen Flick
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 4:30 pm

©Universal Pictures. (101 min.) Popcorn and a movie. Ages 12-17. PG

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