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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-09-04
E.g., 2015-09-04
Adult Program
Book-a-Librarian
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 10:00 am
Do you need assistance with your eReader or downloading an eBook? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.
(30 min.)
Book Life Presents: Are You Required to Get a Vaccination?
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 11, 2:15 pm
Dr. Alina Alonso from the Palm Beach County Health Department will discuss the value of immunizations, which are required and which are recommended and what you can expect after the shots.
Power Tools for Women
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
The Small Business Development Center invites you to explore personal development, time management, professional and government resources, management skills, marketing techniques, networking, basic business plans, and tips for successful supplier outreach. Bring a business card. Men are welcome too!
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Arturo Romay: Enchanting Melodies
Arturo Romay: Melodias Encantadoras
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 2:30 pm
sábado, 19 de septiembre
Master guitarist Arturo Romay will delight us with music from Spain, the Caribbean and his native Venezuela.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
El maestro guitarrista Arturo Romay nos cautivará con música de España, el Caribe, y su natal Venezuela. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Monday Matinee
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
"The Social Network." ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (120 min.)
PG-13
Preregister.
Be Scam Smart for Seniors
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 11:00 am
Florida CFO Jeff Atwater launched Operation S.A.F.E. as part of his On Guard for Seniors initiative to help inform, empower and protect seniors from financial scams and fraud. Find out how to recognize a scam, how a scam works, and how to protect yourself from identity theft.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Watch This Biopic
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
"Seven Years in Tibet." ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (136 min.)
PG-13
Preregister.
National Hobbit Day
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 5:30 pm
Celebrate all things Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and JRR Tolkien, on National Hobbit Day. This program is for Hobbit fans of all ages. There will be games, crafts, and of course, food!
Medicare Part D
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Navigating Medicare prescription drug plans can be confusing. The Medicare Part D presentation will help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility and enrollment, and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Otaku Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 2:30 pm
Be proud to be an anime and manga fan! Join us for anime-related fun. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Songs of Triumph, a History of the Negro Spiritual
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Using the art of storytelling and music, this program covers the development of the Negro Spiritual and its impact on all musical genres. Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will perform and discuss the songs’ significance as a historical American art.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Take a Stand to Prevent Falls
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
This injury prevention presentation by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County will discuss issues relating to older Americans and fall hazard awareness, reflecting the latest recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, the National Council on Aging, and the Trauma Agency.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Banned Book Discussion
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
We will discuss "A Brave New World," by Aldous Huxley, a dystopian novel written in 1931. Pick up a copy at the information desk and find out what all the fuss is about!
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies?
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 05, 11:00 am
Bring your imagination and build something! Ages 5 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
It's National Cheese Pizza Day!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 05, 2:30 pm
Who doesn't like pizza? Join us for fun stories, a game and music. We'll make a pizza craft too. Ages 3-5.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Shaving Cream Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 06, 2:30 pm
Use your fingers to create a masterpiece with shaving cream.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Yikes! Spiders!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 11, 4:00 pm
Spiders are creepy! They are also cool! Let's learn about spiders and create a craft to take home. Ages 6-9.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Exploring the Universe Beyond Our Eyes
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 2:30 pm
Join us to celebrate Hubble's 25th anniversary. Explore Hubble images and get hands-on experience in using the same process astronomers use when studying the universe. Ages 10 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
It's Scooby-Doo's Birthday!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 3:30 pm
We are celebrating the start of the Scooby-Doo cartoon! We'll read a book or two. Then we'll solve a Scooby-Doo mystery. Ages 6-10.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Dora & Friends
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 18, 11:30 am
Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Dora and her friends! We will dance to multicultural music, read some Dora books, make a Dora related craft, and go on a short scavenger hunt through a fun Dora maze! Ages 3-5.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Space Wonders
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
Have the universe in the palm of your hands when you create your very own galaxy in a glass. Ages 8 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
National Hobbit Day
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 5:30 pm
Celebrate all things Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and JRR Tolkien, on National Hobbit Day. This program is for Hobbit fans of all ages. There will be games, crafts, and of course, food! All ages.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Exciting Electrons
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 25, 4:00 pm
This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Papel Picado!
¡Papel Picado!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
lunes, 28 de septiembre
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us to create a traditional Mexican art form, called "papel picado." Parents are welcome! Ages 8 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
En honor del Mes de la Hispanidad, únase a nosotros para crear una forma de arte tradicional mexicano, llamado "papel picado." ¡Los padres son bienvenidos! Edades 8 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Baby Build It!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun at the same time! We have MEGA BLOKS® as well as other materials, plus there will be a “jump through the bubbles” time at the end. Ages 1-3.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Become a Reading Buddy!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 10:30 am
Need volunteer hours for school? Like working with kids? Join us to help children in grades K-5 with their reading skills and earn volunteer hours! A completed application, two recommendation letters and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Bingo!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 4:00 pm
Come play themed bingo for fun little prizes! Ages 12 & up.
Preregister.
Become a Reading Buddy!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 10:30 am
Need volunteer hours for school? Like working with kids? Join us to help children in grades K-5 with their reading skills and earn volunteer hours! A completed application, two recommendation letters and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Shirt Recycling
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 20, 3:00 pm
Bring old shirts to cut up into new shirts and bags! Please provide your own shirts. Ages 14 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Become a Reading Buddy!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 10:30 am
Need volunteer hours for school? Like working with kids? Join us to help children in grades K-5 with their reading skills and earn volunteer hours! A completed application, two recommendation letters and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Otaku Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 2:30 pm
Be proud to be an anime and manga fan! Join us for anime-related fun. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up.
(90 min.)
Preregister.