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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-06-27
E.g., 2015-06-27
Adult Program
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.)
Adventure to Jurassic Park
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
Jurassic Park ©Universal Pictures. (127 min.) Adventure back to the original film that brought dinosaurs back from extinction. Enjoy snacks and a dinosaur-themed craft, too.
Preregister. PG-13
Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
"Raiders of the Lost Ark."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(115 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 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. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
Father's Day Special: Cinema & Craft Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 pm
Liar Liar ©Universal Pictures. (87 min.) Make dad a homemade Father’s Day card while enjoying a ‘dad-centric’ movie. Materials provided.
Preregister. PG-13
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 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.)
Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(118 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 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. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
Life Hacking 101
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 7:00 pm
Life hacks are small ways to make your life easier. Learn tips and tricks to help organize and simplify your life.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 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.)
Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 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.)
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 7:00 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.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Comic Book Club: "The Avengers" Edition
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 7:00 pm
Meet fellow comic book fans to chat about your favorite heroes and villains. This month, the group will focus on all things related to "The Avengers." Enjoy pizza provided by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(127 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG-13
Children's Program
Get Zentangled!
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 3:00 pm

Are you an artist? The art of zentangle uses pen and paper to create intricate masterpieces sure to set you apart as a great artist. Ages 10-17.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Get ready to squish slime and learn the science behind this slowly oozing substance! Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Get ready to squish slime and learn the science behind this slowly oozing substance! Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
For Real Fairy Tales
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

Ever wanted to be Cinderella or the Wicked Witch? Dream of being Jack climbing the beanstalk or the evil Giant? Join us and really get into your favorite fairy tales with our fun interactive stories. Ages 3-6.

Preregister. (45 min.)
American Girls: Craft Fair!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm

Celebrate our favorite everyday heroes, the American Girls, by exploring the heritage and creativity of many of the characters you know and love through a bonanza of crafting! Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (75 min.)
Up, Up & Away
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Discover the secrets of flight as we make paper airplanes and give lessons on how to fly them. Challenge your fellow pilots to discover who the greatest aerial ace of all is! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Up, Up & Away
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Discover the secrets of flight as we make paper airplanes and give lessons on how to fly them. Challenge your fellow pilots to discover who the greatest aerial ace of all is! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 4:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Origami: Unfolding Fun
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 3:00 pm

Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami crafts for all skill levels. Ages 8-17.

Preregister. (75 min.)
American Heroes: Helen Keller
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 3:00 pm

Experience some of the obstacles Helen Keller faced and discover how she overcame them. Learn to sign your name and use your other senses as we work together on activities and create a craft. Ages 7-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Super Powered Creatures
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

Join our friends from 4-H of Palm Beach County as we explore some amazing animals and discover the superpowers they've been hiding from us all along. Ages 6-10.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Acreage Explorers' Club: Austria
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm

You'll have lots to write in your Explorers' Club Passport as we uncover mysteries and wonders across the globe! Join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history, music and food of Austria. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Bubbletastic Party
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 7:00 pm

Bubble lovers rejoice in activities, games and a craft all about bubbles!

Preregister. (60 min.)
Be a Detective
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Discover the tricks to catching a criminal. Use science and our observational skills to investigate and become master detectives. Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Be a Detective
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Discover the tricks to catching a criminal. Use science and our observational skills to investigate and become master detectives. Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
Anime Otaku Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 7:00 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Jr. Artist: Crafternoon Fun
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 2:30 pm

Flex those creative brains and get crafty with an afternoon art project you are sure to enjoy. Ages 3-7.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Toddler Art Time
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 4:00 pm

Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited.

Preregister. (35 min.)
Dads are Awesome
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun Father's Day craft project. Ages 3-7.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Rubber Band Creations
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 3:00 pm

Use our colorful rubber bands to make some cool creations. Learn how to make a basic bracelet or show off amazing creations of your own. Ages 7-17.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Geronimo & Thea Stilton Mousy Mystery Party
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 3:00 pm

Take part in games and challenges to celebrate our favorite mouse family and their many mouse-terious adventures. Ages 7-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Jr. Artist: Crafternoon Fun
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 2:30 pm

Flex those creative brains and get crafty with an afternoon art project you are sure to enjoy. Ages 3-7.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Toddler Art Time
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 4:00 pm

Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited.

Preregister. (35 min.)
LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow Master Builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Comic Book Creations
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 3:00 pm

Discover how to make a wallet themed around your favorite heroes or villains using recycled comic book pages. Ages 10-17.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Imagine Yourself Super!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Create your own superhero. Bring a clean white t-shirt to create a signature cape and mask to hide your secret identity. Then grab some props and pose in front of backdrops for fun photo opportunities.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Imagine Yourself Super!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Create your own superhero. Bring a clean white t-shirt to create a signature cape and mask to hide your secret identity. Then grab some props and pose in front of backdrops for fun photo opportunities.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 pm
Join a game of mafia, Uno or Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart, or try a new board game or card game. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Lip Sync Battles!
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 3:00 pm
Get ready for musical chaos as we show off our showmanship and pretend to singalong to your favorite songs while enjoying some sweet snacks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Teen Jam Session
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm
Join us for snacks and a symphony of musical fun for all levels of teen musicians. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Do It for the Vine!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 6:30 pm
It's time to get crazy in the library with a game called Silent Library. Can you and your squad handle the challenges without cracking up? Enjoy snacks, silliness, pizza and prizes in a night you won't forget. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (2 hr.)