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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and 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.)
Introduction to Ancestry.com
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm
Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Current Events
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 04, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Woody Allen Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 04, 2:00 pm
"Annie Hall."
©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
(94 min.)
PG
Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 2:00 pm
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn.
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 06, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 07, 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.)
Woody Allen Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 11, 2:00 pm
"The Purple Rose of Cairo."
©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
(84 min.)
PG
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 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, May 13, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 14, 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
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 18, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Woody Allen Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 18, 2:00 pm
"Manhattan."
©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
(96 min.)
R
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 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.)
Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 2:00 pm
Sharon Glynn, LPN and the Director of Programming for the Alliance for Eating Disorders, will discuss eating disorders in men, women and children. Ms. Glynn will address the realities of eating disorders in lifespan stages as children, adolescents, college students, midlife and the elderly. (75 min.)
Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 20, 1:00 pm

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

Bids and Business with Palm Beach County
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 21, 10:00 am
Learn the registration process in order to become a supplier with Palm Beach County. It will explain the SBE certification program and how it can improve your business. A brief discussion regarding insurance requirements and a short resource list for small business background reading will be included. Bring business cards for a drawing. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 21, 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.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 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, May 27, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 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.)
Yellow Dot Program
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 2:00 pm
Elyse Weintraub Brown, Community Education Specialist with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will be discussing "The Yellow Dot Program." This is a program designed to give first responders important medical information if you are in an accident and can’t communicate.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Children's Program
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 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.)

Preregister.
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Stories, Games & Crafts from Around the World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 06, 4:00 pm
Japan.

Enjoy stories, games and crafts from different countries and cultures. Ages 5-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
My Mother is Mine: A Celebration of Moms
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 09, 3:00 pm

Celebrate mothers with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Stories, Games & Crafts from Around the World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 13, 4:00 pm
Spain.

Enjoy stories, games and crafts from different countries and cultures. Ages 5-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 14, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 16, 11:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 18, 4:00 pm

Make and take lots of creative crafts. Ages 3-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Coding for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 4:00 pm

Practice the basics of web design and learn the fundamentals of computer programming by learning HTML5 computer language. Ages 8-12. Limit 10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Mother/Daughter Tea and Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 20, 6:30 pm

Bring your mother for this special annual tea party while we discuss the book "11 Birthdays," by Wendy Mass. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Pick up a copy of the book at the youth services desk. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
May the Force Be with You: A Star Wars Celebration
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 23, 3:00 pm

Join us for our annual Star Wars celebration with games, snacks, a craft and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6-10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Play with Your Food
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 4:00 pm

Build creative structures with edible materials. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6-10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Ballerina Cooking Class
Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 30, 3:00 pm

Create recipes for ballerinas with recipes from the book by Sarah L. Schuette. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 7-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Teen Book Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 6:00 pm
Eat snacks, hang out with friends, and discuss "Looking for Alaska," by John Green. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 14-18.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Pitch Perfect Sing-Off!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 5:30 pm
Pitch Perfect ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Celebrate the new movie by singing and watching the first movie. Bring your cups! Snacks served. Ages 13-17.
Preregister. (2.5 hr.) PG-13
Teen Movie Night
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 5:30 pm
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 1 ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (123 min.) Eat popcorn and discuss the book "Mockingjay," by Suzanne Collins. Then watch the movie. Ages 13-17.
Preregister. (2.5 hr.) PG-13