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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 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 02, 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 03, 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 03, 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, Sep 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

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.)

Sunday Leisure
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6 & up. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Film and Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

©New Line Cinema. (130 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a film and discussion in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. (3 hr.) R

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 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 09, 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 10, 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, Sep 10, 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. Limit 10. Registration begins Aug 25. (90 min.)

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Medical Mondays: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 2:00 pm

Dr. Brian Bethea, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss E-Valving Technologies: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery and answer questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 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 16, 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 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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Children's Program
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Lego Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

Build anything that could explore outer space!

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

Preregister.
Sunday Leisure
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6-adult. (120 min.)

Preregister.
Family Fun Night: Minute to Win It
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 6:30 pm

Bring your whole family for our very first Family Fun Night! Each month we'll feature different games and activities for all ages to enjoy. This week, test your speed and dexterity on a series of games where you will have a "Minute to Win It." Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Lego Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 4:00 pm

Build a castle fit for a king or queen!

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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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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Teen Program
The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

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.

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.)

Preregister.