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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Jul 31, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 10 y 31 de julio, 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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Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Aug 02, 9:15 am

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

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Aug 05, 1:00 pm
Using a Video Camera.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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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Creating a Butterfly Paradise
Main Library
Tue, Aug 05, 2:00 pm

Master Gardener Molly Sims, from the West Palm Beach Garden Club, will show you how easy it is to attract these colorful insects to your home garden. (60 min.)

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Small Business Financing in the Twilight Zone
Main Library
Wed, Aug 06, 12:00 pm

Ted and Phil, from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), discuss the current state of small business financing … which is chaotic! The bad news: it’s harder to get money from certain sources. The good news: there are weird new opportunities to find money. Travel to the Twilight Zone of small business capital. Presented by Palm Beach State College’s Florida SBDC. (2 hr.) Call SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Wed, Aug 06, 2:00 pm

¿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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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Aug 07, 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.

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Bids & Business
Main Library
Thu, Aug 07, 2:00 pm

Carole Hart, Certified Business Analyst, Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center, will discuss the following: a hands-on process for how to register your firm, an explanation of how the bid response process works, using PBC as an example, as well as a resource list for background reading and exploration of potential business opportunities by viewing other websites. (60 min.) Call SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Power Tools for Women
Main Library
Thu, Aug 07, 3:00 pm

Jackie Rule, Certified Business Analyst, Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center, will discuss the following: the development of a capability statement, tips on scheduling a power lunch, practicing your elevator speech, recommendations of websites and textbooks for educational development, and a few other tips for success. Bring your business cards for a drawing! This presentation is geared toward a firm that is considered in the startup phase (1-2 years). (60 min.) Call SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Trivia Night @ your Library!
Main Library
Thu, Aug 07, 6:00 pm

Teams will answer trivia questions and compete to win a prize. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Aug 12, 1:00 pm
How to Use a Microphone.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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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Meditation for Relaxation
Main Library
Tue, Aug 12, 6:00 pm

Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay will demonstrate easy to apply techniques which establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.)

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How to Approach a Foundation
Main Library
Wed, Aug 13, 10:00 am

Nonprofits, do you want to learn how to build relationships with foundation prospects and prepare for calls and meetings with funders? This workshop, presented by Louise Milone, Foundation Center Regional Training Specialist, will offer insight into the grantseeking and grantmaking processes, focusing on the many opportunities for communication between grantseekers and potential funders. You’ll learn how to initiate contact with potential funders, plan calls and meetings, including site visits, and effectively communicate with funders during the grant process. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Wed, Aug 13, 2:00 pm

¿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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Government 101
Main Library
Wed, Aug 13, 2:00 pm

Jackie Rule, Certified Business Analyst, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will discuss the mechanics of government contracting. Whether it's a local government entity or federal, if you wish to develop a better understanding of the processes, join the PTAC group for this special workshop. You will learn the role of small business with regard to government contracting, how to develop a process to find bid opportunities, learn about the SBA's certification programs, and other pertinent information. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Aug 14, 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.

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Investment Databases: What are they? How can they help me?
Main Library
Thu, Aug 14, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will show you how to use the library’s investment and financial databases to help you with your major monetary decisions. Library databases you will learn to access include Dun and Bradstreet’s Million Dollar Database, Morningstar’s Investment Research Center and Valueline’s Research Hub. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Aug 19, 1:00 pm
Scanning Slides.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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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Finding Your Florida Doctor
Main Library
Wed, Aug 20, 10:00 am

What are my doctors' credentials? How do I make a decision? Consumer Health Information Service (CHIS) librarians share their expertise so you can make the right choice. (90 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Wed, Aug 20, 2:00 pm

¿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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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Aug 21, 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.

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Aug 26, 1:00 pm
Transferring VHS tapes to digital format.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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 Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Wed, Aug 27, 2:00 pm

¿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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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Thu, Aug 28, 1:00 pm

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, Aug 28, 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.

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Aug 29, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) PG-13

Acoustic Java Jam
Main Library
Sat, Aug 30, 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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Children's Program
Fizz, Boom, CELEBRATE with a Big Summer Wrap-up!
Main Library
Sat, Aug 02, 11:00 am

You've read all summer - now come and party with OOOga the Cavewoman, a silly prehistoric lady who has popped in from long ago. OOOga is curious about the modern world and will share Cave Dweller tales with lots of Stone Age comedy and magic. After the program, enjoy games, crafts and other surprises. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Back-To-School Extravaganza
Main Library
Tue, Aug 05, 10:00 am

It’s almost back to school time! Let’s celebrate the end of summer and the new school year with fun games, a craft, a great story and more! Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Family Movie Day
Main Library
Wed, Aug 06, 3:30 pm

©Warner Bros. (100 min.) PG

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Craft Mania
Main Library
Fri, Aug 08, 3:00 pm

Why make just one craft when you can make three, four or even more? Craft mania is a great way to get creative with many different kinds of crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Back-to-School Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Aug 26, 4:00 pm

Calling all do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a unique craft to celebrate the start of the school year. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Father-Daughter Story Time
Main Library
Sat, Aug 30, 11:00 am

Children and their special grown-ups are invited to our special story time. Music and a craft will also be part of the fun! Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Duct Tape Crafts for Teens
Main Library
Tue, Aug 26, 5:00 pm

It's amazing what we can make with duct tape! Experienced duct tape designers and beginners are welcome. Ages 12-17. (50 min.)

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