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

Recording Audio with Audacity.

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

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

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

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 03, 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Domingo, 08 de febrero, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Feb 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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

Adobe Acrobat Pro.

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

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

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

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

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

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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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.)

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

Transferring VHS to Digital Format.

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

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

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

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

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

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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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.)

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

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

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

©Universal Pictures. (138 min.) PG-13

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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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Feb 24, 1:00 pm

Lynda.com.

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

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

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

Preregister.
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.)

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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

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

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Children's Program
Geography Club
Main Library
Wed, Feb 04, 3:00 pm

Minnesota.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Iowa.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kansas.

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

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

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

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

Nebraska.

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

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

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

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Teen Program
Shrinky Dinks Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Feb 24, 5:00 pm

Draw beautiful pictures on special Shrinky Dink paper, and then watch it shrink and become a special piece of art in the toaster! We will make lovely jewelry, key chains and more! Ages 9-16. (45 min.)

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