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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Color Your Way to Calmness
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 11, 2:30 pm
Discover why adult coloring books are taking off in a big way. Spend quiet time coloring designs copied from a wide variety of coloring books on to a wide variety of paper. Colored pencils and crayons will be provided.
(90 min.)
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Bottle Cap Art
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Join us and transform ordinary bottle caps into miniature pieces of art. Bring your own one inch round images and tiny 3D embellishments if desired. All other supplies provided. Ages 12 & up.
(90 min.)
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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 5:30 pm
Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks!
(2 hr.)
Understanding Your Dreams
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
Dreams provide answers about your physical health, your relationships, and your spiritual growth. Debra Joy Goldman, MS LMHC, will teach you how to remember your dreams, why you have repetitive dreams and nightmares, and how to understand the messages in your dreams. Bring a dream to share.
(90 min.)
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Comic & Cartooning Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Join us for a cartooning workshop with nationally syndicated cartoonist, Carlos Castellanos, co-creator of the popular "Baldo" comic strip. Carlos will discuss how he started his career and will guide you in your drawing techniques and create your own graphic novel or comic strip ideas. Ages 12 & up. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)
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Short & Sweet Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 18, 1:00 pm
Experience the sweet satisfaction of getting from the beginning to the end of a story in one sitting. Our group will discuss short stories from some of the most influential writers of short fiction. The two stories we will talk about at our first session are "Haven" and "Corrie" from "Dear Life: Stories," by award-winning author Alice Munro. We will be meeting quarterly.
(60 min.)
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Every Hero Has A Story: Meet a Jupiter Police Dog and His Partner
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Come meet a Jupiter Police officer Chad Norman and his canine partner, Sherlock, a bloodhound. Learn all about how the team is formed and how the dog is raised, trained and works as a police dog. All ages .
(60 min.)
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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 5:30 pm
Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks!
(2 hr.)
Children's Program
Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 08, 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts, only to discover the owl carrying your acceptance letter must have gotten lost? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying, and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
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Summer Cinema
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 11, 10:30 am
"Frozen."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(108 min.)
Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG
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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Jul 12, 1:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.
(60 min.)
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Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts, only to discover the owl carrying your acceptance letter must have gotten lost? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying, and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
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Every Hero has a Story: Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 11:00 am
Geddy the Gecko discovers that he can be an everyday hero by learning how to read and helping others even if he doesn't have superpowers. Suddenly, he transforms into Super Geddy and finds he has an awesome super power – the power to break-dance. Nonstop audience participation and dancing. All ages. (45 min.)
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Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 3:30 pm
Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 9 & up.
(60 min.)
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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00 am
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts, only to discover the owl carrying your acceptance letter must have gotten lost? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying, and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
All About Dogs
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 23, 2:15 pm
Join us as we celebrate our love of man’s best friend – the dog. We’ll celebrate our furry buddy with swinging songs, doggone great books, and a delightful craft. Ages 3-6.
(45 min.)
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"Sisters" Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jul 24, 3:30 pm
Are you a big fan of Raina Telgemeier's books? Come and join our discussion about her book "Sisters" and enjoy some light refreshment. Bring your friends ... or your sisters! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 9-12.
(45 min.)
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Summer Cinema
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 25, 10:30 am
"Brave."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(93 min.)
Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG
Preregister.
Magic Tree House Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 11:15 am
"Dogs in the Dead of Night," by Mary Pope Osborne.
Join us as we travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures through space and time. Come share your thoughts about the featured title, play a fun game, and make a related craft. Grades 2-5.
(45 min.)
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Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts, only to discover the owl carrying your acceptance letter must have gotten lost? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying, and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
American Girl Club: Molly
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 1:30 pm
If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games, or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 1-5.
(60 min.)
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Teen Program
Teen Coding Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 23, 5:30 pm
Do you want to learn how to code a webpage in HTML5? In our digital world, this is a basic skill everyone should learn that can lay the foundation for building coding and programming skills. Pick up an information packet at the children's desk and bring your own flash drive. Ages 12-18. Limit 10.
(2 hr.)
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