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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Medicare Financial Assistance Programs
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 03, 2:30 pm
Join us for an overview and discussion of the Medicare Savings Program presented by SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of the Elderly).
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 1:30 pm
Book discussion of "The Pianist." Return on 9/17 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
September is Classical Music Month. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Wladyslaw Szpilman's novel, "The Pianist" set in Poland during World War II.
(60 min.)
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Researching Your Family Tree Online
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 4:00 pm
Do you know how to find your roots? Library staff will demonstrate genealogical databases and websites of interest to family history researchers.
(90 min.)
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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 1:30 pm
"The Pianist."
©‎Focus Features.
(150 min.)
Film viewing & discussion.
September is Classical Music Month. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Wladyslaw Szpilman's novel, "The Pianist" set in Poland during World War II.
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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
"The Milagro Beanfield War." ©Universal Pictures. (118 min.) Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
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How to Be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 11:00 am
Understand the options to become a certified supplier with a County, State or Federal Agency. Presented by Jackie Rule, consultant with the Small Business Development Center. (90 min.) Call 561-862-4726 to preregister.
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
This DVD series explores the concept that meditation can offer deep and lasting benefits for mental functioning, emotional and physical health as well as general well-being. Lecture 17: Wishing - May All Beings Be Well and Happy. Lecture 18: Generosity - The Joy of Giving.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
Identity Theft
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 25, 2:30 pm
Identity theft is the fastest-growing white-collar crime in the United States. Join Michael Galvin from the Better Business Bureau of Southeast Florida and the Caribbean for a DVD presentation on how easy it is to get caught in such scams and ways to prevent identity theft. A Q-and-A session will follow the presentation.
(60 min.)
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Banned Books Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 6:30 pm
Celebrate your freedom to read in support of "Banned Books Week" with a fun, informative and rewarding game of "Banned Books Bingo." Test your knowledge and learn about the reasons why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned.
(60 min.)
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Children's Program
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 01, 6:30 pm
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. Ages 4 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Edades 4 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Water Safety
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 04, 10:30 am
Water safety is the focus of this program presented by Diane Hennessey, Outreach Coordinator for Drowning Prevention of Palm Beach County. Other fun activities will highlight this kid-friendly program with an emphasis on being prepared. Ages 4-7.
(45 min.)
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Exciting Electrons
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 04, 4:00 pm
This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 05, 2:30 pm
"E.T. The Extra Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)
PG
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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 4:00 pm
Children will create a masterpiece based on the artistic concepts in "Sky Color," by Peter H. Reynolds.
After school fun with art. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 4:00 pm
Listen to the story "Lines That Wiggle," by Candace Whitman, then learn how to create a picture using just three lines.
After school fun with art. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 18, 11:00 am
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 4:00 pm
Have fun painting our fabulous fall leaves. Using color diffusing paper, watercolors and water, your creativity will be unleashed!
After school fun with art. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
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Family Phonics Fair
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
A hands-on program that features engaging activities and strategies that promote letter recognition and the use of sight words around the home. Plenty of ideas that parents can do at home to make reading "fun-damental", including make-and-take projects. Parents and children welcome! Ages 4-6.
(45 min.)
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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 6:00 pm
Bring your friends and enjoy a night of Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12.
(90 min.)
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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 4:00 pm
Make an apple tree craft using unique painting tools.
After school fun with art. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
PowerPoint & Popcorn
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 6:00 pm
Bring your friends, have some popcorn and get some great tips on using PowerPoint for your school projects. Learn how to edit and format pictures along with animating slides. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.