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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 2:00 pm

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

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assitance, in Spanish
Main Library
Tue, Sep 02, 2:00 pm

martes,2, 16, 23, de septiembre 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

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Small Business Start-up Adventure: How To Do It Without Going Mad or Broke
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 2:00 pm

Ted Kramer and Phil Scruton from the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College explain the basics of starting an enterprise. These experts discuss the legal aspects, tax considerations, financing, marketing, and how to begin your small business adventure. (2 hr.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 3:30 pm

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

Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 5:30 pm

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

Acreage Branch Fantasy Football: Live Draft
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 6:00 pm

We’re gearing up for a fun-filled season of competition with our first Acreage Branch NFL Fantasy Football League. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our kick-off session. All skill levels welcome. Ages 18 & up. (2 hr.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 6:30 pm

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

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Feature Film presented by Audubon Society of the Everglades
Main Library
Tue, Sep 02, 7:00 pm

Discover the fun of birding as we enjoy this award-winning feature film. Light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:45. Adults and ages 13 & up. (86 min.) PG-13

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 10:30 am

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 2:00 pm

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

Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Wed, Sep 03, 6:00 pm

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

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Book Life Presents: Different Cinematic Perspectives
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

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Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (94 min.) R

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 04, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:00 pm

Episode 1. (116 min.)

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

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Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France, and other areas. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Learn How to Job Campaign
Main Library
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will show you how to create a high-impact, customized Job Campaign using library resources. Learn how to find websites, use databases, and optimize your social media to help you in your job search. (90 min.)

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Crafternoon: String Bracelets
Main Library
Thu, Sep 04, 3:00 pm

You don’t have to be an expert to make spectacular string bracelets. Create something unique and gorgeous for yourself or as a special gift. (60 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

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

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 6:30 pm

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

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (119 min.) R

¡Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Fiesta de Pueblo! (Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta!)
Main Library
Sat, Sep 06, 11:00 am

Celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with poetry, folkloric dancing, salsa demonstration and traditional Mexican mariachi songs with Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Enjoy a day full of family fun with games, crafts, storytelling and we will end the celebration with a soccer clinic for kids. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (5 hr.) Sábado, 6 de septiembre, 2014 Celebremos el inicio del Mes de la Herencia Hispana con poesías, bailes folclóricos, demostración de salsa y música tradicional mexicana de Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Disfrute un día lleno de actividades para la familia, con juegos, manualidades, cuentos y concluiremos con una clínica de futbol para niños. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (5 hr.)

Adult Book Discussion
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will present a book discussion of "The Language of Flowers," by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Refreshments provided.

Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

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

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Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (108 min.) PG-13

Sunday Leisure
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6 & up. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 10:00 am

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

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DeTales in American History Presented by Myrna Goldberger
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger will delight you with tales that helped shape history from the crossword caper of WWII, to the story of Gerald Chapman, to the origin of freedom of the press. Tickets available Aug 25. (60 min.)

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Film and Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

©New Line Cinema. (130 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a film and discussion in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. (3 hr.) R

There’s Gold in New Revenue Streams!
Main Library
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Presented by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). As entrepreneurs know, small businesses thrive on growth. Are there revenue streams you haven’t explored that might make your business more profitable and less reliant on just a few customers? Consider exporting your products and services and selling to government agencies. The SBDC's experts in these fields, along with financing expert Ted Kramer, will help you prospect for sales in areas you might not have considered. To preregister call the SBDC at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:30 pm

In this DVD lecture series, we note the hallmarks of the Impressionists. Lecture 43: Monet and Degas Lecture 44: Renoir, Pissarro, and Cėzanne. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

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

Book Life Presents: Cinematic Adventures in French Cooking
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 5:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (123 min.) PG-13

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 1:00 pm

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

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Sep 09, 1:00 pm

Three Point Lighting for Video.

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

Preregister.
Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 1:30 pm

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

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

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

eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Reference USA! What is it? How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

Presented by the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. ReferenceUSA allows for real-time access to more than 25 million businesses, 262 million consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers. Susan Berger, Business Librarian, will show you how this database can help your business locate information regarding business plans, competitive information, sales and marketing facts, lifestyle searches, residential information, fundraising and more. An important feature of this database is that it can be accessed wherever you are - home or office! Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Social Networking: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

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

Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Main Library
Tue, Sep 09, 3:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.)

Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 6:30 pm

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

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 2:00 pm

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

Could You Pass the Test?
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 2:30 pm

Test your knowledge of civics and the U.S. and Florida constitutions in a fun and interactive presentation that includes a bingo game. Brought to you by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Related Education Committee. Presented by Amy Levenberg, an attorney at Gunster who practices primarily Business Litigation. Amy is a dynamic and experienced speaker, who even had a brief stint as a stand-up comedian. You don't want to miss this! (60 min.)

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Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Wed, Sep 10, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:30 am

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

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:00 pm

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

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (146 min.) R

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

Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (60 min.)

Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
French Beaded Butterfly
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant butterfly. Our favorite craft books will be available to checkout. Materials provided. (90 min.)

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Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Episodes 2 & 3. (106 min.)

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

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Sep 11, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 11 y 25 de septiembre, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 2:00 pm

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

Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 am

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

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Board Game Day!
Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:00 pm

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

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Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola, de David Pedraza, (Latin American Classical Music on Viola with David Pedraza)
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 13 de septiembre, 2:30 pm El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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An Afternoon of Persian and Armenian Folk Music
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 14, 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of traditional Persian and Armenian music with Reza Filsoofi, Joe Zeytoonian and Myriam Eli. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:00 am

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

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Medical Mondays: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 2:00 pm

Dr. Brian Bethea, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss E-Valving Technologies: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 2:00 pm

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

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Social Media for Entrepreneurs
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner will focus on the practical and business aspects of "search and social". Learn how to measure real-time results, build your company and establish a crucial online identity. Also get a free one-page website. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

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

Preregister.
Juicing: Truth and Myths
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Juicing has become popular and there is no doubt it could be an easy way to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet. In this workshop we will discuss the truth and myths of juicing as well as how you can incorporate juicing in a healthy diet. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

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

Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

"The Woman Upstairs," by Claire Messud.

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

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assitance, in Spanish
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

martes,2, 16, 23, de septiembre 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Book Discussion: Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Read "The Chopped Cookbook: Use What You've Got to Cook Something Great," by the Food Network Kitchen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Movie Specials
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Myrna Goldberger - The Secrets of the Secret Service
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:30 pm

In this one-woman performance, Myrna Goldberger will divulge not so well-known inside stories of the Secret Service, the group of agents who would sacrifice their lives to protect the President. (60 min.)

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Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 3:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 3:30 pm

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

Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.)

Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 5:30 pm

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

The Interesting & Tragic Life of Mark Twain
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

Dr. Matt Klauza, two-time Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in Elmira, New York, will talk about Mark Twain, arguably the most famous man in the world in his time. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side. (60 min.)

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National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience (La Semana de la Bienvenida Nacional: La Experiencia de los Refugiados en Florida)
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

We will discuss the book by Carlos Eire, "Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy." Panelists from various organizations, immigrants and local refugees will share their experiences. Cosponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, and the School District of Palm Beach County. Books will be available at the Information Desk. (60 min.) Martes, 16 de septiembre, 6:00 pm Discutiremos el libro de Carlos Eire, Miami y Mis Mil Muertes: Confesiones de un Cubanito Desterrado. Panelistas de varias organizaciones, inmigrantes y refugiados compartirán sus experiencias. Copatrocinado por Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, School District of Palm Beach County. Los libros estarán disponibles en el mostrador de información. Presentación en inglès. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

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

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Tertulia Literaria
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

martes, 16 de septiembre (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Infatuations) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Los enamoramientos" de Javier Marías. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:30 am

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France and other areas. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

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Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino (Healthy Latin American Cuisine)
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 2:00 pm. Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Main Library
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer for the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross' seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps, as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

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

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

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

Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

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

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

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

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman & Survival Skills
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

Offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservative Commission where you can choose to learn about bass fishing, canoeing/kayaking basics, archery, outdoor photography, bird watching and more. Vickie Hofmeister, an instructor with BOW, will also share some basic survival skills everyone should know and what you should pack on your next camping trip. (60 min.)

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Ritmos de Colombia (Colombian Rhythms)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 6:30 p.m. El Grupo Sin Fronteras interpretará música tradicional Colombiana. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Sin Fronteras performs traditional Colombian music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

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

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

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Be Scam Smart
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Join Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, for an informative workshop for seniors, their families, and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:00 pm

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

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (126 min.) PG-13

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

Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Book Life Presents: Provence, 1970
Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

James Larson will facilitate a discussion on this fascinating title, "Provence, 1970," by Luke Barr, which details the beginnings of modern American food culture set against the backdrop of the south of France. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

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

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Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Episodes 4 & 5. (112 min.)

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

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2.

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

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 6:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (60 min.)

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Be Scam Smart
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:00 am

Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, presents an informative workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

"In The Time of Butterflies," by Julia Alvarez. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (93 min.) PG

Collage for the Joy of Creating
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

Have collage making fun while tapping into ideas and inspiration and take your colorful results home. Try a banned books week collage or a collage silhouette! Materials will be provided. (90 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Focus Features. (117min.) R

Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

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

Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Celebrate Labor Day all month long! Come for a movie in honor of the day. (125 min.) PG

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Move Your Résumé to the Top of the Pile
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

Jason Davis, from PBC employee training, will teach industry-best practices for creating your résumé. Limit 25. Registration begins Aug 25. (2 hr.)

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Banned Books Week: Movie
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and recognizes the ongoing struggle against censorship. Experience the big screen adaptation of an often-banned classic novel. (129 min.) Not rated.

La Tuna de Weston (The Tuna of Weston)
West Boca Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Weston performs songs in the traditional style of the Tuna, with a variety of instruments and audience participation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Fantásticas Vivencias Musicales (Fantastic Live Music from Grupo Fantasía)
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

Grupo Fantasía performs a rhythmic celebration of Latin American music and culture. Bring the whole family to participate! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:30 p.m. El Grupo Fantasía interpreta una celebración rítmica de la música y cultura latinoamericana. ¡Trae a la familia entera para participar! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

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

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Banned Books Bingo!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read in support of "Banned Books Week" with a fun, informative and rewarding game of "Banned Books Bingo". Learn about the reasons why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned. (60 min.)

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Memory Art: Altered Books
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Create your own book art collage by adding a drawing or text to a page, rubber-stamping designs, cutting, tearing, or folding pages and more. Books are supplied, but bring in any special memorabilia that you would like to decorate with (photographs, greeting cards, postcards, etc.). Limit 15. Registration begins Aug 25. (90 min.)

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Banned Books Bingo
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

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

Banned Books Week Book Discussion: Looking for Alaska
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 3:30 pm

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Join in a discussion of John Green's prize-winning Young Adult novel about teen loneliness, joy, mischief and maturity. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. (60 min.)

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Film in English with Spanish subtitles (Película en inglés con subtítulos en español)
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 5:00 pm

Watch a PBS film that follows a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble of Zapata High School in south Texas. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Lunes, 22 de septiembre, 5:00 pm Película de PBS que sigue un año en la vida del Mariachi del Colegio Zapata del sur de Tejas. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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LinkedIn
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

This fun, interactive class will show you how to get the most bang for your buck from LinkedIn. Discover "best kept secrets" and learn how to recruit clients and customers to your business. (90 min.)

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Book Life Presents: What Makes You “You”?
Main Library
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

Do you know that almost every cell in your body (more than five trillion cells!) has a complete set of instructions on how to make you? Join scientists from Scripps Research in a fun evening of discovery for the whole family. Isolate your own DNA (just like researchers do in the lab) and learn what DNA has to do with the ground-breaking science taking place in Palm Beach County. All ages; parents must accompany children. Limit 50. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 10:00 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 1:00 pm

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

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Sep 23, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio with Audacity.

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

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

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

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Book-A-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

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

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

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

Hispanic Heritage Month Film
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assitance, in Spanish
Main Library
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

martes,2, 16, 23, de septiembre 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how to use the Library's online center for career guidance to create résumés and cover letters, assess career interests, find job listings, and prepare for an interview. (90 min.)

Celebrate Banned Book Week: Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Engage in a lively discussion about the autobiography written by the late Maya Angelou which has been challenged often since its first publication in 1969. This book discussion is staff-led. (60 min.)

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Banned Book Week - Film & Discussion
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

­­©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Dr. Benito Rakower will introduce and lead a discussion of the film "Women in Love," based on the D.H. Lawrence novel of the same title. Set in the English Midlands of 1920s, both were controversial because of their depiction of the romantic and erotic relationships between two sisters and two men. Dr. Rakower has taught film appreciation in Massachusetts and Florida and received a doctorate from Harvard University. (131 min.) R

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View & Discuss: Forbidden Reading
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

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

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Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Main Library
Tue, Sep 23, 3:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 3:30 pm

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

Banned Books Bingo
Main Library
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of "Banned Books Bingo" in recognition of Banned Books Week. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 7:00 pm

Martes, 23 de septiembre, 7:00 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 10:30 am

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

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

Lana Blackman, Education and Media Specialist with the Solid Waste Authority of PBC, will explain how garbage is transformed into electricity, what to do with household hazardous waste, and proper recycling techniques. (60 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

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

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Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

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

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

Episode 6. (53 min.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jueves, 11 y 25 de septiembre, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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

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

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

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Using a Huion H610 Pro Drawing Tablet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

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

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

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Children's Program
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 9:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Fall Story Times
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 10:15 am

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

Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 10:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 1:00 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 10:00 am

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

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Grandparents' Day
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 11:15 am

Come join us to celebrate this special day by making a picture frame craft to preserve the precious memories of you and your grandparents. Enjoy music and snacks. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 11:15 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

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

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

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

Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Let’s Build A Skyscraper Day!
Main Library
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

We all love to build, so let’s see how high you can make a tower out of everyday materials. Be ready to compete and have a blast while you show off your amazing building skills! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 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: Lanie
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Become inspired by Lanie as we discover the wonder of nature that lives in our own backyard. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Mermaids.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Grandparents Day.

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

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 9:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Main Library
Fri, Sep 05, 11:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 3:00 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 3:30 pm

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

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 3:30 pm

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

Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

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

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Gaming for Tweens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy a morning of Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Reading is Fun!
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 11:00 am

Celebrate “Read a Book Day” with fun stories, songs and a cool craft! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Lego Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

Build anything that could explore outer space!

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

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Hooray! You Have a Library Card Party!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and we want you to celebrate with us! Bring your library card or if you don’t have one, sign up for one and join us for a library card celebration! Meet our fantastic library staff in a “meet & greet”, listen to stories and songs about the library and take a special picture with the Palm Beach County Library System’s mascot, Dewey the Library Owl! Parents, bring your cameras! Refreshments will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (2 hr.)

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Flower Power is Back!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:30 pm

Let's all create giant, life sized flowers. These aren't just for kids, so bring mom! All ages. (60 min.)

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Sunday Leisure
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6-adult. (120 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 10:30 am

Transportation.

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

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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 6:30 pm

Transportation.

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, Sep 09, 10:00 am

Nursery Rhymes II.

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

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Are You a Mo Willems Fan?
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 3:30 pm

If so, come and hear some of Elephant's and Piggy's antics, play some silly games, and make a pigeon craft. Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Stuck on Sticks
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 4:00 pm

They may be ordinary popsicle sticks, but we'll transform them into awesome art and great gifts! Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 4:30 pm

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

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Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 6:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Family Fun Night: Minute to Win It
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 6:30 pm

Bring your whole family for our very first Family Fun Night! Each month we'll feature different games and activities for all ages to enjoy. This week, test your speed and dexterity on a series of games where you will have a "Minute to Win It." Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 10:00 am

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

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Build with LEGO Bricks
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

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

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

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

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

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

2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

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

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Teddy Bear Dance Party
Main Library
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

Bring your favorite teddy bear or special stuffed friend to the library for our amazing dance party celebration! Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

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

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Dragons.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Lego fun.

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Theme: Nursery Rhymes 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, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

Ohio.

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states.

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Lego in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

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

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Take It To the Bank
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

Put real-life skills to work on our Library Game Show! Have some fun with play money with games and contests to show you all about saving your money. Ages 6-10. (60-90 min.)

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Eww! Spiders!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

What makes a spider? We'll learn about these fascinating creatures and make a spider craft to take home. For spider lovers. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 10:00 am

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

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

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

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

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

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 am

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Spoonfuls of Creativity!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 10:30 am

Here’s a fanciful way to reuse and repurpose plastic spoons; make them into pretty pieces of art! All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 1:00 pm

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (83 min.) PG-13

Hispanic Heritage: Abuelos & Abuelas
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 14, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will enjoy stories about the ones who are most special to us, our Abuelos and Abuelas. Bring your Grandpa or Grandma along and make a special craft in his or her honor. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

Birthdays.

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

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

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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

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

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Silly Hat Day
Main Library
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

We’ll create something fun and wearable when we design unique hats that will stand out in a crowd! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Are You Ready to Lego?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

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

2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

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

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Lego Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 4:00 pm

Build a castle fit for a king or queen!

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

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 6:30 pm

Birthdays.

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Themed stories of pirates and treasure hunts, and creative activities for children . Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 11:00 am

Themed stories of pirates and treasure hunts, and creative activities for children . Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Nutrition Train
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 3:15 pm

All aboard with games and crafts that help to build healthy food choices. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Ice Cream Sandwich Day!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 4:00 pm

Celebrate with fun stories, games, a craft and ice cream sandwiches! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Play-Doh Extravaganza
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 4:00 pm

Bring a friend for an afternoon of playing and creating with Play-Doh at the library. Library books all about special design possibilities will be used to help with your creations. We will even take pictures of your Play-Doh masterpieces for you! Ages 2-7. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:30 am

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

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:30 pm

Do you have a favorite story time song or just love music? Come for a special all-musical jam session. We'll rock out with lots of instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

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

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

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

Glittery Fun!
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm

Enjoy sparkling stories and songs, and create your own shimmering work of art with glitter glue! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 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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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Monkey around.

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

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Play Me A Story
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 5:30 pm

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

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

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Family Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Fall Animals.

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Of Pirates & Treasure Hunts!

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

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

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

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Lollipop Butterflies
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about food and make a lollipop butterfly craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Indiana.

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states.

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Too Big. Too Small. Just Right!
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 3:30 pm

Not too big. Not too small. Just the right combination of stories about what happens when things go topsy-turvy: enormous sandwiches, teeny elephants ... plus, a really, really big craft! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 11:00 am

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

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 3:30 pm

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

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

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of Lego bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

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

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

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

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:30 pm

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

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Hispanic Heritage: Poetry for Children
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wil enjoy some poetry written by Hispanic authors. Then dance with us and make a cultural craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

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

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:30 am

Food.

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

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A Visit with the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 1:30 pm

The Sheriff's Mounted Patrol with be saddled up and ready to meet with you on the lawn outside our library. Children of all ages can pat the horse and give it carrots and apples. The officer will give us a brief history of the County's mounted unit and explain the work they do in our community, along with information on the care and maintenance of the horse. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

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

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Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

Food.

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, Sep 23, 10:00 am

In Praise of Autumn!

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

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Daggerwing Visits the Library: Gator Chomp!
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 10:30 am

Enjoy a special alligator Story Time program featuring the nature center’s resident baby alligator! Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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September Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

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

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Pirate Day: Stories and Craft
Main Library
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Ahoy! Join us for a special afternoon of fun that is all about pirates. Dress up is optional, but encouraged! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Need a break from doing homework? Relax by watching a great movie! Ages 8 & up. (112 min.) PG

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unicorns.

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

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

Leaf rubbing.

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

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

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

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

Fall is Here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Dork Your Diary
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 1:00 pm

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

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

Stories In Rhyme.

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

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

©Walt Disney Pictures. (68 min.) G

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

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

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

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

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

Stories In Rhyme

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

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

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

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

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

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

©Warner Bros. (111 min.) PG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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Teen Program
Become a Reading Buddy
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 10:00 am

Apply at the children’s information desk to be a reading buddy to read and play literacy games with elementary school children. Applications need to be returned and approved prior to starting the program. Meets Mondays at 5:30 pm starting Sep 08. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

Madden 15 Showdown!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 6:00 pm

Madden 15 was just released for PS3, and we’ve got it! Don’t miss the debut of this hot new game at the library! Grades 6 & up. (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

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

Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

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

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Teens Only Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

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

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Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:30 pm

It's back! Paint wild and crazy designs on your nails. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Love to draw and create? Come and hang with us! We might even have a special art project this month. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 5:00 pm

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

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Teen Games and S'Mores
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 5:00 pm

Play a variety of games from "Apples to Apples" to Wii games. Bring your friends! Enjoy making and eating s'mores. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: a Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from the PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Video Game Day
Main Library
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

Join us for some big-screen video games at the library! A fun afternoon just for teens! Ages 12-17. (50 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 10:30 am

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

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PowerPoint & Popcorn
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 11:00 am

Bring your friends, have some popcorn, and get some great tips on using PowerPoint for your school projects. The program will focus on how to edit and format pictures. Bring your questions! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:00 pm

Let's make fun anime and manga-related crafts, watch anime episodes and lots more! Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Pizza and Pages
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

We'll be discussing "The Book Thief," by Markud Zusak, while snacking on pizza. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 3:00 pm

New school year, new anime! 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 Matinee
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 14, 2:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Popcorn and other snacks provided. Limit 25. (140 min.) PG-13

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Sep 16, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 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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Chocolate Milkshake Day!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

Learn how to make chocolate milkshakes as we celebrate this special day. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 5:00 pm

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

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Teen Movie Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 5:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. When you discover your faction will you accept your place or challenge it? Honor your chosen faction by decorating cookies then enjoy this apocalyptic adventure with popcorn and soda. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

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

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Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (90 min.) First-come, first-served.

Popcorn and a Movie
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2

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

Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

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

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Teen Tapers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 3:00 pm

Make a pencil case for the new school year using colorful duct tape. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 5:30 pm

Join a game of Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Banned Books Teen Bingo
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 5:30 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative bingo game using the covers of banned books! Free snacks and prizes for every bingo game! Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Get Shrinky With It
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

Take your big ideas and make them mini with shrink art plastic. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Teens - Banned Book Week
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:30 pm

Did you know that many of your favorite books from "Harry Potter" to "The Hunger Games" and even "The Great Gatsby" have been banned by libraries and schools? Come and learn why and celebrate your freedom to read as you get caught reading banned books in our photo booth. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 5:00 pm

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

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

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

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 5:30 pm

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

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:30 am

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

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RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Soda Tab Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

What can you make out of ordinary soda can tabs? Stop in and find out! All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Nerd Girl (or Boy) Party!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Pixel art, fun games and dancing! Come share your fandoms and have some fun! Ages 12-17. (75 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Sep 30, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Fusion Fun
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:00 pm

Combine fuse beads to create fun characters and designs. They’re perfect for key chains, zipper pulls and magnets. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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