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E.g., 2014-09-21
E.g., 2014-09-21
Adult Program
Banned Books Bingo!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read in support of "Banned Books Week" with a fun, informative and rewarding game of "Banned Books Bingo". Learn about the reasons why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned. (60 min.)

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Banned Books Week Book Discussion: Looking for Alaska
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 3:30 pm

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Join in a discussion of John Green's prize-winning Young Adult novel about teen loneliness, joy, mischief and maturity. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 2:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: a Navigator perspective)
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Responding to Government Solicitations
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 6:00 pm

Join J. M. Rule, Consultant with the Small Business Development Center/Palm Beach State College, and learn about RFP and RFQ, plus an introduction to the four common types of government contracts. Discuss tips for constructing a winning bid and marketing techniques for your organization. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 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: Contact
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 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.

Native Food from Mexico: from Pre-Hispanic Times to Today (Gastronomía Mexicana: Desde Tiempos Prehispánicos Hasta el Presente)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

Martes, 14 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la gastronomía mexicana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the history of one of the world’s most popular cuisines. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: Contact
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. Join us in celebrating Diversity Awareness Month. (110 min.) PG-13

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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.

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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.)

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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.

Children's Program
Okeeheelee Visits the Library: Gator Chomp!
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 10:30 am

Enjoy a special alligator Story Time program featuring the nature center’s resident baby alligator! Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Leaf rubbing.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Dork Your Diary
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Are you a Dork Diary fan? Do you have a diary of your own? Join us for a discussion of this popular series and share ideas of how to dork a diary. Bring your diary to decorate and dork or make one of your own and start writing! Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hello Honeybee!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Honey Month at the library! Join us for some sweet stories, songs and a craft about the very important honeybee. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 30 de septiembre, 6:30 pm 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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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Apples Aplenty: Have a bushel of fun with apple activities and a craft.

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

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for Toy Story Bingo after the movie.
All Ages. (60 min.) TV-G

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Falling Colors: Let the fall colors inspire you to create a watercolor masterpiece.

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

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HalloWii
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 am

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Get Spooky: Have a spooktacular time creating a cool scratch art scene.

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

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 11:00 am

We will 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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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.)

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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.)

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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.)

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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.)

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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.)

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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.

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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.)

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Teen Program
Word for Teens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 3:00 pm

Are you working on your report, but not sure how to import pictures? Is the print too small and you want the title centered? Bring your questions and get some great tips on using Microsoft Word. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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

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

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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.)

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