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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-10-30
E.g., 2014-10-30
Adult Program
The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 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, Nov 04, 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, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Latin American Film Festival Part 1
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 5:30 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (148 min.) Join us for part one of our three part Latin American Film Festival. Tonight's showing and discussion involve a Mexican film nominated for Best Foreign Film. Subtitled in English. (3 hr.) Not rated.

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion - "The Interestings"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 11:00 am

David Scott will facilitate a discussion on Meg Wolitzer's, "The Interestings." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 3:00 pm

Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of lecture, question and answer period, and a period of meditation. (60 min.)

The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

Preregister.
My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 10:00 am

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (161 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a book/film discussion of Isak Dinesen's classic story in part two of our African Safari series. (3 hr.) PG

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Bring your ideas, questions and written work to this monthly workshop. Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Meet the Authors: Carol White & Steve Forman
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Local authors Carol White and Steve Forman are a dynamic duo when it comes to book talks. They each have a different style of writing, with stories that appeal to men and women. You are sure to enjoy their entertaining presentation, which includes a question and answer session. A portion of their discussion will include research, character development, and their future projects. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting on Nov 03. (60 min.)

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 3:00 pm

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Holiday Papercrafting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

'Tis the season for papercrafting! Create three holiday ornaments - magazine shaped, music boxes, and the always classic clear plastic ball. Bring in one or two holiday decorations to personalize your craft. Basic supplies provided. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Friends Annual Meeting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Chad Crawford is a lover of all things Florida. He produces and hosts the television series "how to Do florida," a show that invited tourists and locals alike to experience the real Florida. He focuses on the importance of being outdoors, experiencing Florida and spending quality time with loved ones. Special seating for Friends members.

Poetry Workshop: Honoring Veterans
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special poetry workshop honoring veterans, as award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 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, Nov 19, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Gloria Waldman Swing Combo
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Join us for a performance of songs from the American Songbook and more contemporary tunes. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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Native American Heritage Month: Local History of the Seminole Wars
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Join Guy Bachmann as he relates the history of the Seminole Wars which took place in what is now the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park in Jupiter. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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Medical Mondays: Joint Replacement
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Dr. Pedro Piza, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Medicare Part D
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulty navigating Medicare prescription drug plans? Join representatives from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for a free Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility, and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 6:30 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, and learn about the constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if skies are clear.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Children's Program
Crafty Kids Special: King Tut Wrap-up!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

King Tut's tomb was discovered around this day in 1922. Let's make our own little mummy replica of King Tut with a sarcophagus to put it in. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together: Let’s Make a Pizza
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 2:00 pm

Join us in reading this year’s Families Reading Together title "Reading Makes You Feel Good," by Todd Parr. We’ll read the story and find out all the ways that reading can make you feel good. We’ll celebrate with stories, songs and a pizza craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 2:00 pm

Build a race car or truck.

Imagine, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 7:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Baby Signs
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 10:00 am

Teaching your baby sign language is an excellent way to provide them with pre-verbal language and early literacy skills. Enjoy rhymes and songs that will begin to teach your babies basic signs. Expectant mothers also welcome! Ages 4-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Book It & Boogie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and read a story or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Build using only one color bricks.

Imagine, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Family Fun Night: Game Night
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Spend the evening playing board games and video games with friends and family. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Let's Talk Turkey
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 4:00 pm

There will be stories, music and games all about one of the funniest-looking birds we know and one of our favorite national holidays we associate with them. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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“Balloons over Broadway”: The Thanksgiving Day Parade
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 4:00 pm

For more than 80 years, the Thanksgiving Day Parade has taken place in New York City. Snoopy, Ronald McDonald and many other balloons take to the sky. Have you ever wondered how it all started? Learn more at this program, featuring the book "Balloons over Broadway," by Melissa Sweet. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23.

Preregister.
Teens - Blind Date with a Book - Book Pickup
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 9:00 am

To kick off Teen Read Week why not have a blind date at the library? ... with a book, that is. October 31st is your last chance to come in (any time during library's open hours) and pick up your “date” at the Youth Services’ desk, then join us on November 22nd as we discuss our books. Ages 12-17.

The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23.

Preregister.
Teens - Mockingjay Party
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

The districts are rebelling so join us for Hunger Games-themed trivia, games and crafts. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Teens - Blind Date with a Book Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

You have gone on your blind date, now it is time to discuss what you've read. Was it a perfect match or was your date a dud? Snacks provided. Ages 12-17.

Preregister.