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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-09-18
E.g., 2014-09-18
Adult Program
Banned Book Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:15 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (150 min.) Not rated.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 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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Paper Filigree: Quilled Pumpkin
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 10:30 am

Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques and create a fancy scrolled pumpkin to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

John Bednarik discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. You will learn effective strategies and a simple meditation technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bring the Museum to You: The National World War I Museum
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 2:15 pm

Designated by Congress as America's official World War I Museum, we are joined by members of the Museum for an engaging and interactive video conference. The Museum presents an introductory film that showcases authentic WWI artifacts from the Museum's collection and concludes with a Q&A session in which participants can interact with Museum staff. (60 min.)

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The Great War: Book Discussion Series
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War, learn about life in the trenches during a lively lecture and discussion of war poet Siegfried Sassoon’s biographical novel, “Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.” Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Herbs for Health and Wellness
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, University of Florida, Ada Medina-Solórzano, BS Certified Servsafe Instructor discusses how to add herbs to enhance your meals and the health benefits of particular herbs. Receive information on how to plant and take care of herbs. (60 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG-13

Fall Scherenschnitte
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 10:30 am

Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte” as we make decorative, lacy, paper creations for Halloween, or any festive time of year. (60 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Do you need specific computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with library staff. Various appointment dates and times available. (30 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator perspective)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:15 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block.

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Children's Program
2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 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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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Need a break from doing homework? Relax by watching a great movie! Ages 8 & up. (112 min.) PG

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Lego Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 3:30 pm

Come and play with Legos and make your own unique creations! Bring a Lego creation of your own to show us what you can do with Legos. See if you can do the “Lego Challenge of the Day”! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Fall Story Times
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 10:15 am

We offer Story Times for various ages. See our separate Story Time listing for dates and times.

Are You Ready to LEGO®?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 3:30 pm

Come and join us to create the tallest tower of blocks you can! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Stop, Drop & Roll @ Your Library!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 10:30 am

October is Fire Safety Month! Sparky the Fire Safety Dog and his friends from the Red Cross of Palm Beach County will be here to teach you about the importance of fire safety with a fun and educational puppet show. Afterwards, firefighters from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will give us a few safety tips as well as demonstrate some of their fire-fighting equipment, which will include an opportunity to “touch” a real fire engine! Ages 0-6. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:30 pm

Come and play with LEGO® bricks and make your own creation! Bring a LEGO® creation of your own to show us what you can do with LEGO® bricks. See if you can do the “LEGO® Challenge of the Day”! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Read for the Record Challenge with Mayor Mattioli
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 10:30 am

Our special guest, Mayor Mattioli of the Village of Royal Palm Beach, will be here to read this year’s Read for the Record Challenge book, "Bunny Cakes," by Rosemary Wells. After listening to this enjoyable read aloud, make a unique craft to remind you of the fun time you had at our library. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Baby Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 months. (35 min.)

It’s Pajamarama Time @ Your Library!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 7:00 pm

Bring your sleeping bag and a flashlight because we’re going camping in the library! Sing and dance to some silly songs and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (60 min.)

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Not So Spooky Movie Night
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family at the library! Ages 8 & up. (86 min.) PG

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You Can Make That With Rubber Bands?
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

Make amazing pieces of art using plain old rubber bands! All materials will be provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Look at What You Missed in Story Time!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Weren’t able to join us for Story Time this season? Don’t worry, you can still make the crafts! Drop in and make any or all of the crafts we have from this past Story Time session. All materials will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

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Storybook Character Parade & Story Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Come and participate in our library parade dressed up as your favorite storybook character! Listen to some “not-so-scary” stories and make a special craft to take home. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Soda Tab Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

What can you make out of ordinary soda can tabs? Stop in and find out! All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Read Week Kick-Off Event
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Gather some of your closest friends and have them meet you at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library to kick-off Teen Read Week 2014! Watch another one of our favorite teen reads that was turned into a blockbuster movie while enjoying delicious snacks and good conversation. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Teen Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 4:30 pm

Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends at the library for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week: “Intro to Improv” Class
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Learn how to come up with funny, on-the-spot improvisational skits that will help you build your creativity, your confidence, and your language skills with Mr. Josh Flanders, improv extraordinaire. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week Wrap-Up: Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Create your own vision board to make your dreams become your reality. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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