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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

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.
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E.g., 2014-12-20
Adult Program
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 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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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 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.)

Acreage Branch Fantasy Football League: End-of-Season Bash!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 7:00 pm

Spend an evening recognizing the victors and sharing the highlights of our inaugural Fantasy Football League. Did you miss out on the action? Drop in and learn how to get involved next season. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 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.)

Joy of Quilting
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 6:00 pm

Lorraine Strauss, from the Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild, will discuss the history of quilts, their construction and styles, and quilted wearables. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 3:00 pm

You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 am

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, Jan 20, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, 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.)

Teatime Trivia
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 2:00 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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Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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. Then get ready to play some cards. All ages. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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.)

Children's Program
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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Begin with Books
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

Start the new year off right by using a variety of interesting materials to make yourself a work of art bookmark. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity and make a new friend and a special craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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American Girl: McKenna
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Learn to believe in yourself, encourage others, and respect differences among people through the stories of McKenna and all her adventures. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 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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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 3:30 pm

Do you love to sing along to our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of musical instruments for you to play as we keep the music going. Ages 0-5. (30 min.)

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Snuggle Up with Animals in Winter
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 3:30 pm

Come discover what different animals do during the winter and how they get comfortable in cold climates. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Master Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:30 pm

Work on your own LEGO® projects as usual or join us in a game that will test our LEGO® building speed and skills with fun and funny results! Are you a brick head or a Master Builder? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Egypt
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

Pick up your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! This month join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, art, history and more of Egypt. Ages 6-12. (60-90 min.)

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Groundhog, Can You See My Shadow?
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 11:15 am

Punxsutawney Phil comes out every Groundhog's Day and predicts how much longer winter will last by looking for his shadow. Let's learn about shadows and read some stories about groundhogs. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Game Time
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

Play some Wii games, board games or card games with friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Catch Super Bowl Fever!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:30 pm

It's an early release day, now who's ready for some football? We've got the cure for Super Bowl Fever, a fun-filled afternoon of relay races and other indoor sports games and activities designed to get you in the spirit for Sunday. What's a Super Bowl party without some snacks and even a few prizes? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Time for Toys: Movie Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.) Join us for a showing of this animated classic about the lives of toys and bring your own favorite action figures or dolls to play together in our amazing play set environment. All ages. G

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Teen Program
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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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 6:30 pm

Join a game of mafia, play Smash Bros., Mario Kart or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:30 pm

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

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 7:00 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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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 6:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play some cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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