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Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
E.g., 2014-11-22
E.g., 2014-11-22
Adult Program
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 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.)

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Space Invaders: Invasive Plants and How to Deal with Them
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 04, 7:00 pm

Discover how to protect your landscape from invasive plants with Palm Beach County Environmental Horticulture Agent Laurie Albrecht. You will learn how to identify, remove and dispose of the area's most notorious invaders. (90 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 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.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Altered Book Art
Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 6:00 pm

Transform books into works of art suitable for home and office décor. Makes great gifts for the holidays. Materials provided. (2 hr.)

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Melt and Pour Soapmaking
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of making soap at home with your microwave. Materials will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 7:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30-60 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 10:00 am

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

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Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sun, Dec 14, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 3:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30-60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 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. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:30 pm

Make a friend and a craft as you express your creative side. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Everyone is Painting Fall
Acreage Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 6:15 pm

Paint an oversized picture using the reds, browns, oranges, yellows and purples of autumn. Ages 6-16. (60 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:00 pm

Enjoy your day off from school with Smash Bros. and other Wii games, card games, board games, snacks and new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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American Girl: Samantha
Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 03, 4:00 pm

Let's celebrate the holiday season in Samantha's style as we make a gift you can give. The fun continues with games galore and a salty-sweet holiday treat. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 05, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 05, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Dreaming of Toys
Acreage Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 3:00 pm

Are your dreams filled with toys this holiday season? We'll celebrate the fun and magic of our favorite toys in an unforgettable story time complete with a crafty toy that doesn't need batteries. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 3:30 pm

Enjoy some popcorn and play some Wii games, board games or card games with your friends and maybe make some new ones. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Our Frosty Friends
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 11:15 am

In the spirit of the winter holidays join us in a festive celebration of snow as we dance, read stories, and make a fun snow activity to take home. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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Catch That Gingerbread Man!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 3:30 pm

Listen to and participate in our slightly silly version of the Gingerbread Man and decorate some delicious cookies. All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 10:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities perfectly suited for your toddler and you. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

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Baby Time: Extra Story Times
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 11:15 am

Join us for three Fridays of fun with rhymes, songs and activities specifically designed for your baby and you. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

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Craft for Kids
Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 3:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a special seasonal craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Disney Crafternoon Movie
Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (84 min.) Join us for this beastly movie about the power of kindness and make a wish box to hold your fondest dream inside. G

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Teen Program
Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 03, 6:30 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 6:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Gamerz Day
Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 3:30 pm

Join a game of Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Fuyu Tosho-Con: Manga Meals & Anime Art
Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 2:00 pm

Fuyu is Japanese for winter and Toshokan is Japanese for library. Fuyu Tosho-Con is the library's winter festival of manga & anime! Learn how to make a tasty traditional winter treat and a crafty work of art as we get ready for our Cosplay Café. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Fuyu Tosho-Con: Cosplay Café
Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 3:00 pm

Come in your favorite cosplay and prepare to be served by the staff at our charming Anime Café. Enjoy classical music, coffee, milk, traditional winter snacks, and big screen anime. End your afternoon with our version of a Japanese game show! Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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