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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-11-25
E.g., 2014-11-25
Adult Program
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 02, 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.

Festive Paper Wreath
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 02, 6:00 pm

Get in the spirit of the season! Join craft enthusiast Lenora Sur and make a festive paper wreath for the holidays. Supplies provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Homeless Help
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 04, 2:30 pm

Are you homeless or know someone who is? Join Michelle Howell-Phillips from the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County as she offers helpful advice and local resources. (60 min.)

The Great Courses®: Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will look at what makes a structure - a building, bridge or tower - great. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 1: Learning to See and Understand Structure. Lecture 2: The Science of Structure-Forces in Balance.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 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: Winter's Bone
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 1:30 pm

Join in a lively discussion of Daniel Woodrell's novel about a family's deperate struggle in the poverty-stricken hills of the Ozarks. Return on 12/18 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) R

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 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: Winter's Bone
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 1:30 pm

Join in a lively discussion of Daniel Woodrell's novel about a family's deperate struggle in the poverty-stricken hills of the Ozarks. Return on 12/18 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) R

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.) Celebrate the birthday of beloved American poet Emily Dickinson, born Dec 10, 1830. Join us for a "poetic" and poignant movie! PG

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Music of the Season
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 2:30 pm

Join talented flutist Kimberlee Aliapoulios for a seasonal celebration of music. Enjoy a variety of song selections as you hum along to the tunes! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (45 min.)

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All the World's a Stage: Part II
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Dec 22, 2:30 pm

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

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Children's Program
Get Your Game On
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 10:30 am

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

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Wear your favorite fashion and be ready to singalong. PG

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Jingle Babies
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 11:30 am

Jingle along and have some fun as we play, sing and move to some holiday tunes. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Jinglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

A Season of Giving
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the season with the classic story “The Giving Tree,” by Shel Silverstein, then make something special to give someone your love. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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All Aboard!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 11:00 am

Sound the whistle, get your ticket, the Greenacres Express is here! Don’t miss this special event with a story and a craft while an electric train chugs through the library. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

Duct, Duct Tape
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 11:00 am

Use that sticky stuff to create wallets, bookmarks, flowers, bags and more. Ages 9-12. (60 min.)

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Happy New Year!
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 31, 11:30 am

Ring in the New Year with crafts and a New Year’s Eve countdown. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Sweet Inspiration
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 3:00 pm

Enjoy the sweet inspiration of rich chocolates and colorful candy while creating unique cards and paper crafts using specialty papers, ink stamps, stickers and glitter. Poetry and paper craft books available for additional inspiration. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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