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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jul 07, 1:00 pm
Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Introduction to the Small Business Development Center's Resources
Main Library
Wed, Jul 08, 1:00 pm
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) consultant Phil Scruton covers start-ups from the "dream" stage and figuring out what's feasible. If the entrepreneurial bug has bitten and you're ready to take that leap-of-faith, this seminar will give you the confidence you need to succeed. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Your Board and Fundraising
Main Library
Thu, Jul 09, 10:00 am
This workshop will help you think through the process of getting your nonprofit board involved with fundraising.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.
(30 min.)
How to Conduct Business with Florida Atlantic University.
Main Library
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Universities are allowed to share some of the state’s business resources. Would you like to be part of an organization that strives to support small businesses within Palm Beach County? Join us for an informative session with the expert of FAU's Purchasing Department, Anthony Montero, Associate Director. Don't miss this once-a-year session with an expert. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
Recording in Audacity.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Writing an Awesome Business Plan
Main Library
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant at Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will show you a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.
(30 min.)
Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
"American Sniper." ©Warner Bros. (134 min.)
R
Sunday Domino Club
Domingo de Dominó
Main Library
Sun, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
domingo, 19 de julio, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jul 21, 1:00 pm
GarageBand.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Small Business Programs and Services with the Small Business Administration (SBA)
Main Library
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Vincent Lopresti, an Area 2 Manager of the Small Business Adminsitration, will cover the topics of loan programs, online instruction, counseling, contracting assistance as well as programs offered by the Small Business Administration. Q & A will be conducted at the conclusion of the presentation. Co-sponsored by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.
(30 min.)
Gluten Free: Is It Right for Me?
Main Library
Thu, Jul 23, 6:30 pm
An increasing number of “gluten-free” foods on grocery shelves and in restaurants might cause average consumers to wonder if they need to worry about gluten. Ada Medina-Solorzano from the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service will rxplain what gluten is and who needs a gluten-free diet.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jul 28, 1:00 pm
Green Screen.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Introduction to Finding Grants
Main Library
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn about finding grants, including who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.
(30 min.)
Tropical Rhythms
Ritmos Tropicales
Main Library
Thu, Jul 30, 7:15 pm
jueves, 30 de julio , 7:15 pm
You'll be delighted to learn basic steps from various Latin dances like Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue and Salsa.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue y Salsa! Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Program
Independence Day Crafternoon
Main Library
Thu, Jul 02, 1:00 pm
Celebrate the 4th of July by making a craft you will be proud to decorate your home with. All ages.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Meet a Community Hero
Main Library
Mon, Jul 06, 11:00 am
Meet a Serviceman!
Every Hero has a Story! Meet your local community heroes from police, fire, and military – vehicles included! All ages.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Every Hero has a Story: Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy
Main Library
Tue, Jul 07, 4:30 pm
Geddy the Gecko discovers that he can be an everyday hero by learning how to read and helping others even if he doesn't have superpowers. Suddenly, he transforms into Super Geddy and finds he has an awesome super power – the power to break-dance. Nonstop audience participation and dancing. All ages. (45 min.)
Preregister.
Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Jul 09, 3:00 pm
New Mexico, the land of Enchantment! Our journey across the United States is winding down. Don't miss a single state! Ages 7-9. Limit 20.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Teddy Bear Picnic
Main Library
Mon, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Bring your favorite Teddy Bear (or other stuffed animal) and join us for an afternoon picnic. We will sit on our picnic blankets, munch on cookies, sip cool punch, and make a craft with our favorite Teddies! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 4-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Camp Half-Blood: Demigods in Training
Main Library
Fri, Jul 17, 2:30 pm
Have you noticed odd things around you lately? Maybe you’ve seen some old women on a bench knitting electric blue socks or a Minotaur chasing your car? Or is your brain hardwired for Ancient Greek? If so, you may be a demigod and Camp Half-Blood is searching for you! Join us for an afternoon filled with activities to celebrate your demigod status. Ages 10-15. Limit 25. Ages.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Meet a Community Hero
Main Library
Mon, Jul 20, 11:00 am
Meet an Animal Hero!
Every Hero has a Story! Meet your local community heroes from police, fire, and military – vehicles included! All ages.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Meet a Community Hero
Main Library
Mon, Jul 27, 11:00 am
Meet a Police Officer!
Every Hero has a Story! Meet your local community heroes from police, fire, and military – vehicles included! All ages.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Family Movie Matinee
Main Library
Fri, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
"Despicable Me." ©Universal Pictures. (119 min.) Join us for a family movie and popcorn. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages.
PG
Preregister.
Teen Program
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Main Library
Wed, Jul 01, 5:00 pm
"Thor."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(110 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
PG-13
Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jul 07, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Main Library
Wed, Jul 08, 5:00 pm
"Captain America the First Avenger."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(124 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
PG-13
Preregister.
Frosted Notes
Main Library
Thu, Jul 09, 3:00 pm
Rave or trash the current book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Join you friends or make new ones! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jul 14, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Main Library
Wed, Jul 15, 5:00 pm
"The Avengers."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(142 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
PG-13
Preregister.
Now You're Cooking (in a Cup)
Main Library
Thu, Jul 16, 3:00 pm
Let's make a lunch/dinner entree.
Find out what it takes to produce an easy, relatively healthy snack using just a few ingredients, a ceramic cup or mug, and a microwave. The best part? Getting to eat what you make! Bring your own cup or mug. All other supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jul 21, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Main Library
Wed, Jul 22, 5:00 pm
"Iron Man 3."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(131 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
PG-13
Preregister.
The Tonight Show Games: Teens vs. Librarians Edition
Main Library
Thu, Jul 23, 3:00 pm
Play your favorite "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" games against the librarians. This month its Lip Sync Battle. Lip sync your heart out! Bring your own music or use a library tablet to find your jam when it's time to perform. You can kick it up a notch by accessorizing with choreography and props. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Jul 28, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Main Library
Wed, Jul 29, 5:00 pm
"Thor the Dark World."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(112 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
PG-13
Preregister.
Now You're Cooking (in a Cup)
Main Library
Thu, Jul 30, 3:00 pm
It's time for dessert!
Find out what it takes to produce an easy, relatively healthy snack using just a few ingredients, a ceramic cup or mug, and a microwave. The best part? Getting to eat what you make! Bring your own cup or mug. All other supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.