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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-04-27
E.g., 2015-04-27
Adult Program
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages. (90 min.)
Preregister.
Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 7:00 pm
All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up.
Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 02, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library.
(2 hr.)
Paper Beading
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 05, 6:00 pm
Create stylish paper beads and string a beautiful bracelet of your own design. Supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Celebrating Moms: Cinema & Craft Night
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 07, 6:30 pm
Freaky Friday ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Make mom a homemade Mother’s Day card while enjoying a ‘mom-centric’ movie. Materials provided. All ages.
Preregister. G
Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 09, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape
Acreage Branch
Mon, May 11, 2:30 pm
Lecture 1: Plan the Garden of Your Dreams. Lecture 2: Get the Right Plant for the Right Place.
This DVD lecture series will guide you through the fundamentals of designing and planting a thriving garden of your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Preregister. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 12, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided.
(2 hr.)
Meditation for Relaxation
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 14, 6:00 pm
Maya Malay of the Palm Beach Dharma Center will demonstrate easy-to-apply techniques to help you achieve emotional well-being.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape
Acreage Branch
Mon, May 18, 2:30 pm
Lecture 4: Design for Light, Water, and Microclimate. Lecture 5: Refresh Your Summer Garden.
This DVD lecture series will guide you through the fundamentals of designing and planting a thriving garden of your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Preregister. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 19, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided.
(2 hr.)
Throwback Thursday Movie Night
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 21, 7:00 pm
Tron ©Walt Disney Pictures. (96 min.)
Preregister. PG
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 26, 6:30 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box, or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 27, 7:00 pm
Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 28, 7:00 pm
All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6 & up.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Children's Program
Picnic Time: No Ants Invited!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Leave your rainy day blues behind. We're having an old-fashioned indoor picnic complete with games, stories and snacks. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

Preregister.
American Girl: Clever Critters
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 06, 4:00 pm

Join the games and activities as you get to know some of the American Girl pets, learn fun animal facts, and make new friends. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 07, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends! Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Moms Are Marvelous!
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 09, 3:30 pm

Mother's Day honors all our moms, grandmas, aunties and other mother figures. Show them how much you care by inviting them to celebrate with you where you'll make a special gift for them. Ages 5-10.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 13, 3:30 pm

Do you love our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4.

Preregister. (30 min.)
LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, May 16, 2:30 pm

Use our LEGO® bricks to work on your own creative projects alone or with a friend. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Acreage Explorers' Club: Italy
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 20, 4:00 pm

We're leaving Asia behind and uncovering the mysteries of Europe! Bring your Explorers' Club Passport and get ready to discover the snacks, people, places, art, games and history of Italy. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Random Fandom Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 20, 7:00 pm

Mix it up and do a bit of everything tonight! Build with LEGO® bricks. Play Yu-Gi-Oh! or Pokémon. Try some Wii games or board games with friends, or make a crafty creation to keep. Ages 6 & up.

(90 min.)
Save the Day with Community Helpers!
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 21, 3:30 pm

Firefighters, police officers, mail carriers and doctors help us every day. Listen to stories and songs about how they do it and make a helper craft so you can help too. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Can You Survive the Robot Apocalypse?
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 7:00 pm
Discover some of the latest advances in communications tech and robotics then see if you have what it takes to survive the threats of tomorrow and today in our interactive game full of rogue AIs and malicious bots. Will you be l33t or defeated? Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (60-90 min.)
Preregister.
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 12, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short sotry, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 13, 6:30 pm
Play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart on the library's Wii or try out some of our other games with old friends and new. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 14, 6:30 pm
Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Anime Otaku Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 27, 7:00 pm
Watch anime, play Yu-Gi-Oh!, and enjoy snacks with friends and fellow fans. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)