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E.g., 2014-09-16
E.g., 2014-09-16
Adult Program
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 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, Sep 17, 1:30 pm

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

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Be Scam Smart
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Join Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, for an informative workshop for seniors, their families, and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2.

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. Preregistration for this two session program starts Aug 25. (60 min.)

Move Your Résumé to the Top of the Pile
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

Jason Davis, from PBC employee training, will teach industry-best practices for creating your résumé. Limit 25. Registration begins Aug 25. (2 hr.)

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Memory Art: Altered Books
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Create your own book art collage by adding a drawing or text to a page, rubber-stamping designs, cutting, tearing, or folding pages and more. Books are supplied, but bring in any special memorabilia that you would like to decorate with (photographs, greeting cards, postcards, etc.). Limit 15. Registration begins Aug 25. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 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, Sep 23, 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 24, 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.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 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, Sep 30, 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, Oct 01, 10:30 am

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 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. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 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 mean to you, the taxpayer. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Sep 29. (60 min.)

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 08, 10:30 am

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

Film and Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss a classic film based on the unproduced play, "Everybody Comes to Rick's." (3 hr.) Not rated.

¡Mexico Lindo y Querido! Celebremos con Mariachi Pancho Villa (A Celebration of Mexico with Mariachi Pancho Villa!)
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de octubre, 2:00 pm Mariachi Pancho Villa interpretará canciones favoritas en el estilo tradicional mariachi de México. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Mariachi Pancho Villa will entertain you with favorite tunes from the Mexican mariachi tradition. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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, Oct 15, 10:30 am

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

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 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. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Creative & Vintage: Card Organizers
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Turn a vintage wooden cigar box into a fun and decorative card organizer, recipe box, coupon holder or any other personalized keepsake of your design. Bring in memorabilia or items of significance to use in crafting your box. Basic supplies provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 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, Oct 22, 10:30 am

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

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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. Preregistration begins Sep 25. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 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, Oct 28, 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, Oct 29, 10:30 am

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

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.
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.)

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Children's Program
A Visit with the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 1:30 pm

The Sheriff's Mounted Patrol with be saddled up and ready to meet with you on the lawn outside our library. Children of all ages can pat the horse and give it carrots and apples. The officer will give us a brief history of the County's mounted unit and explain the work they do in our community, along with information on the care and maintenance of the horse. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

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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Create Your Own Comic Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 4:30 pm

Celebrate National Comic Book Day by learning about different ways to make comic books or comic strips, and then create your own adventure. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Explore the Ocean.

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

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Fire Safety for Kids
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 3:30 pm

Meet Elyse Weintraub-Brown from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and earn a fire safety badge. We'll even get to see a fire truck, if there is no emergency! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Family Fun Night— Disney Karaoke
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Calling all princes and princesses, join us for a sing-a-long of your favorite Disney movie songs. Dress up is encouraged. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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C is for Cookie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

It's National Cookie Month! Join us for the delicious cookie themed story time. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

Bridge Building Competition.

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

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Scaredy Cat Special
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 4:00 pm

What was that? Did you hear something? We'll give each other the shivers, but not too bad. There'll be a fun and goofy craft and a short movie appropriate to the season. Ages 5-9. (60 min.)

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Little Pumpkins Story Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 10:00 am

We are having a special fall-themed story time for babies and their caregivers. Enjoy finger plays, rhymes and books all about pumpkins, apples and the fall. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Pumpkin Palooza
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 11:00 am

Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Do they only grow in the fall? Find out all this and more at our special story time all about pumpkins. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Buzz & Woody's Haunted Special
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for a movie and craft. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) TV-G

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A-Haunting We Will Go!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 10:30 am

Join us for a brewing kettle of not-so-scary stories, songs, lots of fun, and a silent parade through the library to show off our unique holiday costumes. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2

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 Aug 25.

Teens - Banned Book Week
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:30 pm

Did you know that many of your favorite books from "Harry Potter" to "The Hunger Games" and even "The Great Gatsby" have been banned by libraries and schools? Come and learn why and celebrate your freedom to read as you get caught reading banned books in our photo booth. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Mini Memory Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 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 Sep 25. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Teens - Blind Date with a Book - Book Pickup
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 9:00 am

To kick off Teen Read Week why not have a blind date at the library? ... with a book, that is. Starting Oct 14 through Oct 31, come in any time during the library's open hours and pick up your “date” at the Youth Services’ desk, then join us Nov 22 as we discuss our books. Ages 12-17.

Teen Movie Night
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Are you Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Erudite or Dauntless? Decide after enjoying a movie and snacks. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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The Art of Scrapbooking: Mini Memory Book
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 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 Sep 25. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Teens - Pumpkin Painting
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

We’ll provide the pumpkins, paints and other fun decorations for this spooky Halloween craft. Make your pumpkin into a witch, vampire, zombie or any other creepy creature you can think of. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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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.

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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.