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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-11-20
E.g., 2014-11-20
Adult Program
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.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 01, 10:00 am

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

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 03, 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, Dec 04, 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.)

Guitar Ensemble
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 6:30 pm

The guitar ensemble from West Boca High School will perform a selection of holiday songs. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 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.)

Subcontracting Success
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 2:00 pm

This presentation will assist you to understand subcontracting basics and responsibilities. It will include the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting. Discussion will include guidance on seeking subcontracting business opportunities and will define the federal regulations governing subcontracting process. 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.

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 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, Dec 11, 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 Interesting and Tragic Life of Mark Twain
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Dr. Matt Klauza, two-time Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in Elmira, New York, will talk about Mark Twain, arguably the most famous man in the world in his time. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 15, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 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, Dec 17, 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, Dec 18, 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.)

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 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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New Movie @ Your Library
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 23, 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.)

Children's Program
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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B is for Bubbles!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 am

Enjoy bubbly stories, songs and crafts with lots of bubbles! Ages 2-4. (35 min.)

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C is for Cookie!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 4:00 pm

Celebrate National Cookie day with stories, songs, a craft and movie. Decorate your very own cookie! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 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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Snakes Alive!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 15, 3:30 pm

Explore the slithering side of nature and pet a live snake! Presented by Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 10:00 am

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

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Under the Sea
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 11:00 am

Explore sea creatures through stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Winter Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Make five different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 11:00 am

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

Adventures in Motion
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 23, 3:00 pm

Build exploding popsicle chains and falling domino trails! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 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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Heroes vs. Villains Party!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 3:00 pm

Enjoy games, crafts and snacks as we pit heroes against villains. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Happy New Year!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 31, 11:00 am

Celebrate the New Year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
YA Spotlight: John Green
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 2:00 pm

Come discuss the spotlighted author, get read-alike suggestions, and generally rave (or trash) what you’ve been reading. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Gingerbread House Making
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 6:00 pm

Make and decorate a house out of graham crackers and candy. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Window Art
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 6:00 pm

Use 3D paint to create window cling designs that can be used to decorate windows and other flat surfaces. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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