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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
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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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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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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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.
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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¡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.)

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.)

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.
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.)

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.)

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.
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.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

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.
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.)

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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.)

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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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.)

Preregister.
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.)

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

©Focus Features. (117min.) R

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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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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.
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.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Children's Program
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Teen Program
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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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.)

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.)