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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 06, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 07, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels welcome.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 09, 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.)
Myrna Goldberger: Jewish Spies
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
In this one-woman performance, Myrna Goldberger will discuss and review some of the most famous Jewish spies. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
Movie
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
"To Kill A Mockingbird." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.)
Not rated.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 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.)
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 17, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 20, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Great Presidents
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
Lecture 17: Abraham Lincoln - Frontier Politician. Lecture 18: Abraham Lincoln - The First Republican President. Lecture 19: Abraham Lincoln - Wartime Leader.
This DVD lecture series examines the lives, achievements and legacies of some of our greatest presidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
New Movie
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
"The Judge." ©Warner Bros. (142 min.)
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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 23, 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.)
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Great Presidents
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Lecture 21: Theodore Roosevelt - Patrician Reformer. Lecture 22: Theodore Roosevelt - The Cowboy as President. Lecture 23: Theodore Roosevelt - Progressive Dynamo.
This DVD lecture series examines the lives, achievements and legacies of some of our greatest presidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
Ancestry.com
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 07, 4:00 pm
Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Every Hero has a Story: Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 08, 11:00 am
Geddy the Gecko discovers that he can be an everyday hero by learning how to read and helping others even if he doesn't have superpowers. Suddenly, he transforms into Super Geddy and finds he has an awesome super power – the power to break-dance. Nonstop audience participation and dancing. All ages. (45 min.)
Preregister.
Clown College
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 08, 3:00 pm
Step right up and clown around with us. Take pictures in the photo booth, test your skills in the ring toss, and try out our flaming hoop obstacle course. Ages 5-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Superheroes of the Animal World
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 09, 3:00 pm
Explore the superpowers of different animals. Compare the wing speed from a hummingbird to an eagle, and how far you can see compared to a hawk. Presented by the Palm Beach County 4-H club. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 10, 10:00 am
Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Chalk Art Celebration!
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 10, 3:00 pm
Celebrate your freedom of expression through art while decorating the library sidewalks with chalk. Weather permitting. Ages 5-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 4:00 pm
Learn how to make fun and useful yarn projects. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Motion Commotion
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 4:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why Superman can lift a boulder, but you can’t? Together, we will experiment with motion and learn to influence how objects can move. Ages 8-12.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Fire Truck to the Rescue!
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
Meet Elyse Weintraub Brown from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and learn all about fire safety. Create an art project and get an up-close look at the big, red fire engine (depending on truck availability). Ages 5 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 21, 4:00 pm
Learn how to make fun and useful yarn projects. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Journey to the Crust of the Earth
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 4:00 pm
Discover how different scientists study the earth by studying the ground beneath your feet through a variety of experiments and activities. Ages 8-12.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Fire Safety Puppet Show
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 23, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a puppet show about fire safety and prevention. Presented by the American Red Cross. Ages 4 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 24, 10:00 am
Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Lots o’ LEGO® Bricks
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 24, 3:00 pm
Use your creativity to explore the wonderful world of LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 4:00 pm
Learn how to make fun and useful yarn projects. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Snow Cone Fever!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 4:00 pm
Learn the history of “shave ice” and make your very own snow cone! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 3:00 pm
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with games and crafts. Ages 6 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Heroes in Space: A Visit from NASA
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 31, 3:00 pm
Meet our special guest, Dr. Ali from NASA, and learn what it takes to be a hero in space through hands-on activities and experiments. Ages 6-12.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Drama Club
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 06, 4:00 pm
Love to act? Everyone gets a part in this four-week course full of drama activities and games. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
'90s Movie Night
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 07, 5:30 pm
"10 Things I Hate About You." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) Listen to '90s jams, eat some popcorn, wear your jellies, and watch a movie! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 13-17.
PG-13
Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 08, 6:00 pm
Hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this eight-week course. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Drama Club
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 13, 4:00 pm
Love to act? Everyone gets a part in this four-week course full of drama activities and games. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Squid Dissection!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 6:00 pm
Explore marine life in this hands-on session of discovery with local professor Thomas Monroe. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 6:00 pm
Hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this eight-week course. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Drama Club
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 20, 4:00 pm
Love to act? Everyone gets a part in this four-week course full of drama activities and games. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Chocolate Tasting Party
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 21, 6:00 pm
Explore chocolate through tastings, trivia, games and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 6:00 pm
Hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this eight-week course. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Lip Sync Night
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 7:00 pm
Pick a song, dress like a rock star, and take the stage! Want to battle a friend? They can try their own spin on the same song, at the same time as you. The audience will decide the winner! Ages 11-17.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Drama Club
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 27, 4:00 pm
Love to act? Everyone gets a part in this four-week course full of drama activities and games. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Beaded Jewelry Basics: Fancy Feet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 6:00 pm
Make anklets and barefoot sandals to show off at the beach or pool. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 6:00 pm
Hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this eight-week course. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Pizza & Pages
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 7:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the spy thriller "The Recruit," by Robert Muchamore. Pick up your copy at the youth services desk. Please see Ms. Karyn for dietary considerations. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11-17.
(45 min.)
Preregister.