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Adult Program
The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 09, 2:00 pm

Lecture 3: Evolution of Verse/Chorus Song. Lecture 4: The Ragtime Years (c. 1890-1917).

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 16, 10:00 am

Facilitator Walter Beck will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 16, 2:00 pm

Lecture 5: Vaudeville Era (1181 to c. 1935). Lecture 6: Tin Pan Alley.

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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How to be Certified as an 8(a) Disadvantaged Minority or Woman-Owned Business.
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 am

Learn how to register as a provider of goods or services to government agencies and to discuss the options to become a certified vendor at the county, state and federal level. Presented by Jackie Rule of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness to live in the present moment through meditation and thought processes. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 11:00 am

Stop by the branch for a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Baseball's Greatest Jewish Superstars: Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Dr. David Dalin, author and lecturer, will give a talk about some of baseball's greatest Jewish superstars. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

When Jews Were Funny
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

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The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 2:00 pm

Lecture 7: Broadway in Its Infancy. Lecture 8: The Revue versus the Book Musical.

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Children's Program
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6–12. (45 min.)

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 6:30 pm

Celebrate this special author’s birthday with stories, activities, a craft and a film. All ages. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Spring Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 13, 4:00 pm

Make five beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Leapin’ Leprechauns!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 4:00 pm

Celebrate shamrocks, leprechauns and all things lucky with stories, a film and a craft. All ages. (45 min.)

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Make a Family Time Capsule
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 4:00 pm

Decorate and personalize your very own time capsule. Bring in any small personal items that you would like to include. One container per family will be provided. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 21, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

American Girls: Friendship Edition
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 21, 3:00 pm

Enjoy activities, games and snacks of Chrissa, Sonali and Gwen’s world. If you’d like, bring your doll! Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6–12. (45 min.)

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Stories, Games and Crafts from Around the World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Enjoy stories, games and crafts from different countries and cultures. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Bubbles Everywhere!
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

Celebrate National Bubble Week with lots and lots of bubbles. Make your own bubbles and bubble wands and blow away! Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6–12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Tech Week: Tech Covers
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 6:00 pm

Make a personalized pouch to hold your portable device. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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YA Spotlight: Fan Fiction
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 6:00 pm

Take a glimpse into the world of fan fiction. Discover what it is or share ideas about your favorite fandoms. Grades 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Jewelry Basics
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:00 pm

Learn about the basic tools and findings used to make jewelry and make a custom piece of your own. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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