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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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, Jan 29, 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.)

Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
"Like Water For Chocolate."

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am

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

Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

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

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 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.

The Roots of Western Civilization & Its Impact on our Contemporary World
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Adjunct Professor Leonore Freedman presents two separate lectures that chart the growth of Western Civilization. The first lecture will discuss ancient civilizations through Greece and Rome. The second lecture will discuss the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. (75 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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.)

Superstitions Old and New
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 2:00 pm

This fun, interactive program traces the origins of superstitions old and new. Using family lore, nursery rhymes and fairy tales, we’ll learn how superstitions morph into customs, fads, fashions, and become nostalgic links to our past. Plus, we will explore why and how new superstitions are invented by the youth of today. Presented by writer/lecturer Carol Cott Gross. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 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, Feb 19, 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, Feb 20, 11:00 am

We will be discussing "Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk. (60 min.)

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The Humor of Judge Judy
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will talk about one of TV's most famous judges. Tickets available, beginning Feb 09. (60 min.)

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 10:00 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 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.

hoopla Demo
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

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

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Children's Program
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Dances & Dancers.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Rubber Ducky Day!
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 11:00 am

Celebrate Rubber Duckies with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Mad Hatter Tea Party
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Lewis Carroll’s birthday at this whimsical soiree. Fancy dress is optional. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 3:30 pm

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 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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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

Paint and Painters.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who created it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Sensory Snow Day
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Play with “snow” using different materials including cotton, marshmallows and shaving cream. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Turtle Talk!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 3:30 pm

Pet a live turtle! Daggerwing Nature Center will talk about native turtles. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

Athletics and Athletes.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who created it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 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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Happy Valentine’s Day!
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 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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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Poems and Poets.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who created it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 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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It’s a Parachute Party!
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 3:00 pm

Practice following directions, develop rhythm and motor skills, and learn to work together using our brand new parachute. Stories and a craft included. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Easy Origami
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 4:00 pm

Create paper sculptures by learning the ancient craft of origami. Together we’ll create paper food, animals, toys and anything else you want. (45 min.)

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Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 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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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 10:00 am

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

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Stories, Games & Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:00 pm

Games and Game Makers.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who created it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 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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American Girls: Grace Thomas
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 3:00 pm

Enjoy activities, games and snacks of Grace’s world. If you’d like, bring your doll and dress like Grace! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Anime, Manga & More
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

Discover something new or share your favorites while learning the secrets of bubble tea. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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Valenteen’s Day Party
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

Stop by for some treats, crafts and fun at this special Valentine’s Day Party just for teens. Ages 11-17. (45 min.)

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Love the Skin You’re In
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:00 pm

Join Sharon Glynn, LPN, from the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, to discuss body image, self esteem and eating disorders, and discover the secrets behind popular media images. Healthy snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Artistic Doodles
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:00 pm

Create fun artwork with dots, lines, squiggles and patterns. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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