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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-10-23
E.g., 2014-10-23
Adult Program
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (75 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 2:30 pm

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 11:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Gardens Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 am

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and write as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (6 hr.)

Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (130 min.) PG-13

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Navigating the Car Buying Process
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

Need to buy or lease a car? End of year deals are coming up. A retired car dealer, with more than 30 years experience, will offer advice on how to purchase/lease a car. Learn how to become a savvy consumer and make the best choice for your needs. (90 min.)

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads discussion groups for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Fall Fun Stomp!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-3. Limit 30. (30 min.)

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with Dr. James L. Casale
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:00 pm

Dr. James L. Casale will present his parent-friendly book, "Wise Up: Be the Solution." He has received many educational awards during his career including being named first male Florida Teacher of the Year. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do before Halloween? Enjoy not-so-scary stories, songs and a fun craft. Ages 3-7. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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What Was I Scared Of? Puppet Show
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Join us for a retelling of “What Was I Scared Of?” by Dr. Seuss and make a spooky craft. Ages 5-9. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Crazy for Collage!
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Create wonderful works of art using feathers, fabric, tissue paper, pom poms, yarn and glue. Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

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Oodles of Nuudles
Gardens Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 3:30 pm

Wet, stick and build! The sky's the limit! Make creations of your own with nuudles, and let your creativity run wild. Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together: The Colorful World of Todd Parr
Gardens Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

Enjoy our featured story “Reading Makes You Feel Good,” by Todd Parr. More stories, songs and a craft will follow. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

Join us for a special story time featuring the Families Reading Together book "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr and enjoy the interpretation of a Families Reading Together classic by the Ballet Palm Beach dance company. All ages. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Gardens Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 3:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Pumpkin Patch Babies
Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 11:15 am

Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies! Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Caramel Apple Dipping Party
Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Apples + caramel + candy = a perfect fall afternoon! All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Frosted Notes and Pie
Gardens Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Rave or trash the current book, graphic novel or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats and enjoying a slice of pie. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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