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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-10-20
E.g., 2014-10-20
Adult Program
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Crime in Everyday Life; Myths and Facts
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Dr. Rachel Babo Santos, Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss how routine, everyday activities set the stage for illegal activities and will debunk the myths about crime, criminals and the criminal justice system that have become part of conventional wisdom. She will present simple and inexpensive changes in the physical environment and patterns of everyday activity that can often produce substantial decreases in crime rates. Dr. Santos will relate her talk to some of the themes in the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 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.)

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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.)

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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.

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 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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Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Make a seasonal craft. For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook. (90 min.)

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, “Jaffa Beach.” The author was born in Romania and is a professional musician who continued her musical career in Israel and the United States. "Jaffa Beach" is a story of clashing cultures, deeply held secrets, and one young woman’s journey from happiness to despair when all she holds dear in both worlds start to slip away. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available Oct 14. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 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.

Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 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.)

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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, Nov 06, 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)

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Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (86 min.) Not Rated.

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 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, Nov 13, 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)

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Medicare 101
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101 presentation. We will cover the different parts of Medicare, how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan, and what changes to expect in 2015. (60 min.)

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"Collage" Presented by Myrna Goldberger and Sherman Cohen
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger, in her inimitable style will adapt poems from Sherman Cohen's latest book, "Collage," to a historical or cultural event. The poems are extracted from a chapter in Mr. Cohen's book entitled "Hanging 'Round with Yesterday." These poems depict certain events and scenes relating from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. Enjoy reflecting upon memories painted in poetry. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Celebration of Storytelling: Tellabration
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Members of the PBC Storytelling Guild will entertain with a mix of personal stories, plus folk and fairy tales. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 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, Nov 20, 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)

Preregister.
How to Market Your Business to Government Agencies After Minority Certification
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 am

The objectives of this session will center on the aspect of marketing to government entities, determining markets suitable for your products and services, and understanding how to align your business with an agency that is right for your organization. Participants will be invited to provide the audience with their one minute elevator speech. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 10:30 am

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

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Choral Performance: Encore
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Encore, the advanced chorus from West Boca High School, will perform a selection of Christmas, Hanukkah and winter songs. (45 min.)

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Learn About hoopla
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 am

View a demonstration on how to download items from hoopla, a library sponsored, electronic service that provides free access to movies, music and audio books. Bring your portable electronic device and passwords so that you can practice using the service with the assistance of library staff and then on your own at home. (75 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 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.)

Preregister.
Children's Program
Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (75 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Mutants.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, games, a craft and a movie about Halloween. All ages. (45 min.)

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Haunted House
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:00 pm

Our teens will scare you in our annual walk through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the latest book with games, crafts and lots of wimpy fun. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 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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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 10:30 am

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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Families Reading Together
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 10:30 am

Celebrate the 10th Annual Families Reading Together Campaign with a special story time. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

Enjoy many different fall themed crafts. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

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

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Early Birds
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-3. (35 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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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Sunshine Singers
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

Enjoy Broadway Tunes sung by the Morikami Elementary School Chorus. All ages. (40 min.)

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Thanksgiving Stories and Crafts
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a short film to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. All ages. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Haunted House Rehearsal
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our annual Haunted House to be held Oct 29. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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J Pop Invasion
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 6:00 pm

Explore Japanese pop culture imports like anime, manga and kawaii crafts. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the Children's Desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the Children's Desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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National Cake Day
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Celebrate by decorating your very own mini cake! Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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