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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Book Life Presents: Cookbook Showcase on Indian and French Cuisine
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 2:00 pm
Take your own “Hundred Foot Journey” with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi from the West Boca Branch Library, as she showcases a variety of Indian and French cookbooks available in the library. Books discussed will be available to check out after the lecture.
(60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 01, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 01, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 02, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
From Coverage to Care Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 05, 12:00 pm
Understand your new health care benefits, and how you can connect to primary care and preventative services. Informational workshop followed by one-on-one assistance to learn more about the Affordable Care Act process ... from coverage to care. Learn from a health care attorney about how to overcome barriers to health care. Presented in partnership with Enroll Palm Beach.
(4 hr.)
Preregister.
Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 07, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “Still Life with Bread Crumbs”
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Join Stacie Kiner for a book discussion. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “Go Set a Watchman”
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 4:00 pm
Librarian James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Harper Lee’s, “Go Set a Watchman.” Join us as we explore how the characters from “To Kill a Mockingbird” are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "The Cider House Rules," by John Irving. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Memphis: The Birthplace of Rock & Roll
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Dr. Robert Weber presents the roots of Rock & Roll, its evolution, and the people from Memphis who helped establish it as a major influence. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Paper Bead Bracelets
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
Bring a ruler and a pair of scissors and learn how to turn old magazines and wrapping paper into fun paper bead jewelry. Other supplies provided. Limit 15.
(90 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
"Macbeth." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (140 min.) Join Stacie Kiner for the a book/film discussion of Shakespeare's classic tale "Macbeth" and the 1971 film adaptation.
(3 hr.) R
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
The Tuna of Weston
La Tuna de Weston
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
domingo, 27 de septiembre
The Tuna of Weston performs songs in the traditional style of the Tuna, with a variety of instruments and audience participation.
(60 min.)
La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Boletos disponibles (dos por persona) a partir de miércoles, el 16 de septiembre.
(60 min.)
Medical Mondays: Avoiding Knee Replacement
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Dr. Charlton Stucken, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss new options for the active patient and answer questions.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Children's Program
Teddy Bear Picnic
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
National Teddy Bear Day is a great day to bring your favorite stuffed friend for stories, songs and an indoor picnic. Refreshments provided courtesy of Friends of the Library. Ages 2 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
National Grandparents' Day
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
We'll celebrate National Grandparents' Day by reading some stories and doing a craft to show how much our grandparents mean to us. Grandparents are welcome! Ages 3 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Build anything that could explore outer space!
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Crafty Kids Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 4:00 pm
We'll be working with colored sand to make a sea shell bottle necklace. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
National Play-Doh Day, Hurray!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
We've got all the tools to build, mold and play with our favorite clay. Ages 1-4.
(45 min.)
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Exciting Electrons
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 2:00 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.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 4:00 pm
Avast, me hearties! Chart yer course to the Library to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day! We’ll learn some pirate lingo, play some games, and create a craft. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
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Elephant Appreciation Day
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
It's a day to show how much we love pachyderms (elephants) with songs, stories, games and a craft. All kinds of elephantine fun for everyone! Ages 3 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 4:00 pm
Build a castle fit for a king or queen!
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Crafty Kids Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
We'll be drawing a miniature and an extra large picture to go with our big and small story time theme of the week. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Pizza and Banned Books Week
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 6:00 pm
Did you know that many of your favorite books from, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" to "The Hunger Games" and even, "The Great Gatsby" have been banned by libraries and schools? Snack on pizza and celebrate your freedom to read as you get caught reading banned books in our photo booth. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.