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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-07-28
E.g., 2015-07-28
Adult Program
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.)
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
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Children's Program
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.)
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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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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 11:00 am
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.
(60 min.)
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Toddler Dot Art
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Aug 05, 11:00 am
Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3.
(30 min.)
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Summer Craft Spectacular
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Aug 05, 2:00 pm
Make one, make two, or make them all. Choose from an array of crafts. Ages 3-7.
(45 min.)
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Bouncing Back to School
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 3:00 pm
Kick off a great school year with stories, songs and a neat craft to ease those “first day of school” jitters. Ages 4-6.
(45 min.)
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Animals Down Under
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 11:00 am
Enjoy stories of Australia's unique animals and create a piece of aboriginal animal art. Ages 4-7.
(60 min.)
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Terrarium Design for Tweens
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 3:00 pm
Tweens will have the opportunity to design and personalize their own miniature garden. All supplies will be provided, but children are encouraged to bring small figurines they would like to add to the terrarium. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
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All About Cats
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 3:00 pm
Read some wonderful books starring our feline friends, dance to some splendiferous songs, and make a fun cat craft. Pounce on this special - it’ll keep you purring! Ages 3-6.
(45 min.)
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Toddler Art: Play Dough Party
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 11:00 am
Roll it and pat it and mark it with a "B." Have fun with play dough! Ages 2-4.
(30 min.)
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Tiny Tot Art: Fingerprint Art
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 11:00 am
Calling all little artists to crawl, waddle or walk on over for some tiny tot art! Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3.
(30 min.)
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Teen Program
Babysitting 101
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Aug 03, 2:00 pm
Part 1: Home safety tips, when to call 911, and get answers to your babysitting questions.
Join firefighter and paramedic Bob Smallacombe of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to learn babysitting tips and skills. Two part program. Certificate of completion will be given upon finishing both parts.
(2 hr.)
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Babysitting 101
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 2:00 pm
Part 2: Learn the basics of CPR and first aid.
Join firefighter and paramedic Bob Smallacombe of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to learn babysitting tips and skills. Two part program. Certificate of completion will be given upon finishing both parts.
(2 hr.)
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End-of-Summer Mini Lock-In
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Aug 07, 6:00 pm
Free pizza, a photo scavenger hunt, Minute-To-Win-It games, tower building with marshmallows and spaghetti, and a library obstacle course! Prizes and fun! Space is limited. Must complete the Summer Reading Program to register. Grades 6-12.
(2.5 hr.)
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