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Adult Program
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 05, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 10 de febrero, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 10 de febrero, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Feb 26, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Preregister.
Children's Program
The Epilepsy Foundation
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 5:00 pm

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