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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Photo Album Craft
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Create a one of a kind photo album to organize some of your favorite pictures! Join Luis Aponte, creative and inventive whiz, as he guides you step-by-step through this unique take on the traditional photo album. Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will learn that mindfulness is the skill of being deliberately attentive to one’s experience as it unfolds. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 1: Mindlessness - The Default Setting. Lecture 2: Mindfulness - The Power of Awareness.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 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: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 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.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 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.

Children's Program
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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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jan 02, 3:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (107 min.) PG

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Over the Rainbow
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 03, 11:00 am

Join us as we learn to create colorful rainbow loom bracelets using the magic of your fingers! Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Block Party
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Imagine, design and build with LEGO® bricks at the library. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Let it Snow
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 4:00 pm

Create your own winter wonderland of snowflakes with pipe cleaners, craft sticks, sequins and more. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Gaming and Crafts for Tweens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and giant snowflake crafts. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day!
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

In honor of this special day, let’s go nuts building creative sculptures using colorful foam peanuts and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 11:00 am

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

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Snowed In!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 11:00 am

Celebrate winter with snow stories, activities and a sweet and tasty craft. Hot chocolate and cookies served to keep us warm! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Frosty Friends
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Put a new spin on some old CD’s by creating frosty snowmen that will melt your heart. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Guess Whoooo's Coming to the Library!
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Okeeheelee Nature Center’s live feathered friends. Hands-on activity following the presentation. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Frozen Frenzy!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Have a fabulous time frolicking through a variety of activities and crafts based on the popular film. Dress as your favorite princess or snowman. All ages. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 10, 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 and learn the art of Japanese "kumihimo" braiding. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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A Not So Unexpected "Hobbit" Gathering
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 24, 3:00 pm

Get into the spirit of the Shire and enjoy an afternoon of Hobbit bingo, crafts, treats and treasures. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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