My Account   |   Español   |   Contact Us

Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
E.g., 2014-10-20
E.g., 2014-10-20
Adult Program
The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:30 pm

Lecture 45: Beyond Impressionism-From Seurat to Matisse. Lecture 46: Cubism and Early Modern Painting. The lectures cover art that is classified as Post-Impressionism and Fauvism in a period rich in artistic exploration and diverse discoveries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 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, Oct 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.

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 6:00 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.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 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.

The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:30 pm

As this DVD series ends, we learn about Expressionism, Idealism and Constructivism, and movements such as German Expressionism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism and Neo-Plasticism. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated. Lecture 47: Modern Sculpture - Rodin and Brancusi. Lecture 48: Art Between Two Wars - Kandinsky to Picasso.

Preregister.
Meditation for Relaxation
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:30 pm

Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay will demonstrate easy to apply techniques which establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Enjoy a movie and celebrate American Indian Heritage Month! (134 min.) R

Preregister.
Small Claims Lawsuits and Mediation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A "small claim" is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. A free presentation by Palm Beach County Bar Association. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 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.

All the World's a Stage: Part 1
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

The words of William Shakespeare, the world’s most produced playwright, still resonate and evoke emotion after 400 years! Join the Theater Voices Doris Einbinder and Harvey Widell for a comedy presentation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Children's Program
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Dem Bones: Is the ankle bone connected to the foot bone? Listen to the story "Dem Bones," by Bob Barner and then create your own skeleton.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Have You Heard ...
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 4:00 pm

... about a rabbit that has fangs and sucks the juice out of vegetables? Join us for a “hare” raising reading from the book "Bunnicula," by James Howe. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Purple People Eater Puppet Show
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 11:00 am

Wear your costume and come celebrate the season with silly monsters, crafts and games for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Fire Safety Puppet Show
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 11:00 am

October is Fire Safety Month. Learn about fire safety and prevention through a fun and informative puppet show presented by the Red Cross of Palm Beach County. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:00 pm

Pumpkins Galore: Watch how to carve a pumpkin, then decorate a little pumpkin to take home.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Bilingual Fall Family Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)
Jueves, 30 de octubre, 11:00 am
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano.Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Pumpkinpalooza!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

The Greenacres pumpkin patch is the place to be! Join us for stories, songs, a puppet show and a parade! Wear your special costume and don’t be late! Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Bookmark Contest
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

We’ll supply the markers and crayons, you supply the creativity. Enter your design for a chance to have it printed and distributed throughout the Library System. Ages 7-12.

Preregister.
Therapy Dogs International
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 3:00 pm

Heather Levy will share information about Therapy Dogs International, a volunteer organization that tests and registers therapy dogs and their handlers. Learn how these special dogs and volunteers are helping people everyday right here in Palm Beach County. Ages 5-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Turkey Trot
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, trot and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Families Reading Together 2014: Ballet by the Book with Ballet Palm Beach
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 4:00 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.)

Preregister.
Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 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.)

Preregister.
Families Reading Together: The Colorful World of Todd Parr
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Celebrate families and reading at this special story time program. We will share stories and songs, and make a colorful craft while getting to know the featured author Todd Parr and his signature bold, colorful illustrations. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Turkey Time
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 11:00 am

Join us for a feast of Thanksgiving stories, songs and a special holiday craft.
Ages 3-5. (45 min.)
Jueves, 20 de noviembre, 11:00 am
El Día del Pavo
Únase a nosotros para la fiesta de “Acción de Gracias” con cuentos, canciones y artesaniá del dia. Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Teen Program
Teen Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Ages 13-17. (136 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Spooky Teen Scene II
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 6:30 pm

Wear a costume, bring a friend, and join us for what is sure to be a scary good time. Games, crafts, pumpkins and deliciously creepy food. Ages 13-17. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 01, 3:00 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, sample Japanese food, and make "onigiri". Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Tween & Teen Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:30 am

Enjoy a morning of Wii and board games with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

Preregister.