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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 20, for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-04-20
E.g., 2014-04-20
Adult Program
Medicare Part D
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 2:30 pm

Are you having difficulty navigating Medicare prescription drug plans? Join representatives from SHINE for a free Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 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.

Raw Foods Diet: Truths and Myths
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

University of Florida Palm Beach County Extension agent Ada Medina-Solorzano will discuss the facts and fallacies of this increasingly popular lifestyle diet. She will discuss exactly what a raw foods diet is - a path to perfect health or to serious undernourishment. (60 min.)

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Social Media for Business
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner, from the Small Business Development Center, will show you how to promote your business the most cost-effective way, how to create a brand, and gain recognition for your business. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 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.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 06, 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 & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 08, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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The Great Courses® - A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will look at art from the middle of the 15th and the 17th centuries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated. Lecture 35: Poussin and Claude - The Allure of Rome. Lecture 36: Baroque Painting in Spain.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 13, 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 & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 15, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 16, 2:00 pm

©MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (114 min.) R

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Haitian Heritage Book Festival
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 17, 2:00 pm

In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month join host Bito David from the School District of PBC Office of Communications for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include Dr. Gerard Ferere, Dr. Diane Allerdyce, Herve Fanini Lemoine, Navia Magloire, Bito David, Dr. Margaret Armand, Margaret Papillon, Jessica Fievre and others. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 20, 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.

Medicare Financial Programs
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:30 pm

If you have Medicare, don't miss out on opportunities to save on your Medicare bills. Join representatives from SHINE to learn how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 27, 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.

PBC Property Appraiser's Office: Tax Saving Tips
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 27, 6:00 pm

Meet Dorothy Jacks, AAS, CFE, Chief Deputy Property Appraiser for PBC and learn about a variety of tax savings benefits for property owners, including property tax reform issues, portability, and appraisal and exemption services. (45 min.)

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Children's Program
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 23, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Jelly Bean Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 26, 3:00 pm

Get your beans in a row and try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites and databases. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm
Today is El día de los niños/El día de los libros! This is a special day to celebrate culture, books and just being a kid. Join us for stories, crafts and music.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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It's Kentucky Derby Day!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 03, 11:00 am

Do you know why the Kentucky Derby is frequently called "Run for the Roses"? Learn more about this annual event with fun Derby Day activities. Create your own hat and make a lucky horseshoe craft too. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 05, 4:00 pm

Start your Cinco de Mayo celebration with a colorful craft and lively Latin music. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 07, 4:00 pm
It's almost Mother's Day! Give her a vase filled with tissue paper flowers, made with love, to show how much you appreciate her.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Make & Take Mother's Day Cards
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 09, 3:30 pm

Drop by and make a unique card to honor your mother on her special day using paper, glue and a bit of sparkle too! All Ages. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bears and PJs Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:30 pm

Wear your PJs and bring your favorite teddy bear to our special bedtime story time. After the program, the teddy bears are invited to stay for a sleepover at the library! Children may pick up their buddies the next day and see what their busy bears were up to all night. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 14, 4:00 pm
Join us for a Play-Doh® play date. Squish, stick and build your own masterpiece.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 16, 11:00 am

Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments, and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 21, 4:00 pm
Create joyful paintings using watercolors and your imagination.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 22, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Jueves, 22 de mayo, 11:00 am
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 24, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Thumbs up!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Bring your “green thumb” and create something special with plants and recycled materials for Earth Day. Then stay and play Nintendo games with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 10 -17. (90 min.)

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Animanga
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 19, 6:30 pm

Interested in anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it's all about? Join us for old and new favorites plus snacks and socializing. We'll view some anime episodes and make a manga craft. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Get Your Game On
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 24, 2:30 pm

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and board games. In addition, find out what a “Safe Place” is and where they are located in the community. Presented by the Children’s Home Society. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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