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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.

Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 10 de febrero, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Black History Month Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

Our reference librarian will be moderating a book discussion of "Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town," by Brian Mealer. This true story takes place in Belle Glade, surrounding cities and areas of interest.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Black History Month: Songs of Triumph, a History of the Negro Spiritual
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Using the art of storytelling and music, this program covers the development of the Negro Spiritual and its impact on all musical genres. Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will perform and discuss the songs' significance as a historical American art. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:30 am

Valentine's Day.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 6:30 pm

Valentine's Day.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 10:30 am

Colors.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

Colors.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 10:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Stained Glass Art
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 3:00 pm

Create a very special piece of stained glass art. Dress to get messy. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Hats, Hats, Hats!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about hats and make a hat craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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A Perfect Balance
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 am

"A Perfect Balance," is a one-man play that follows a young artist, Sandy, on his quest to capture his vision of life. The show's spectacular conclusion is a 17-feet wide mobile that suspends into the audience. All ages. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 10:30 am

Animal Sounds.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 6:30 pm

Animal Sounds.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Tween Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:30 pm

We will be discussing "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel," while snacking on pizza. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Poetry Workshop
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

Hear great tips on writing poetry and share poems that you've written. Refreshments served. Ages 13-18. (45 min.)

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