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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Handling Change: A Guide to Managing Between Jobs
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Being unemployed or underemployed is stressful and, very often, overwhelming. ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, walks you through a series of coping techniques and actions that can help you manage through this period of transition.

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How Do I Save My Home?
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, shares what steps you may be able to take now to potentially avoid foreclosure. You’ll also learn ways you may be able to catch up on your mortgage payments and other options that may be available to you.

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and practice new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome to this open house chess club. Sets and boards provided. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 19, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

Preregister.
OverDrive Digital Bookmobile
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 am

Come aboard OverDrive's 74-foot-long coast-to-coast traveling exhibit and explore eBooks, audiobooks, a gadget gallery and more.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 29, 12:30 pm

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and WRITE as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (4 hr.)

Children's Program
Where's my Mummy?
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

Learn about Egypt and the pyramids, and what went in them. Make a craft and have a Mummy wrapping contest! Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Black Cat Jamboree
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 3:30 pm

Come join us for stories about black cats and make a special craft to celebrate these beautiful creatures. We will have a "purr-ty" good time! Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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It's Halloween!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Boo! We will have ghosts, goblins and other creepy things to make Halloween special. We'll also read spooky stories and create a Halloween craft. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Where the Wild Things Are!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Listen to the popular story and make a craft. Then let the wild rumpus start! Dress up as a wild thing if you'd like, or even as Max. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Casper the Friendly Ghost's Halloween Party
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come party like Casper the Ghost would - with books about ghosts and tons of howling laughter. We will twirl like ghosts around the dance floor and have a spooky little time together. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Hats Off to You!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 4:00 pm

Everyone loves a hat! Listen to all of the different designs that hats can arrive as, and make a hat of your own to wear home. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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In Space!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 10, 3:30 pm

Come learn about the planets and create your own world! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and build something. Ages 6-11. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game. Already know how to play? Then join us for a few games! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Hitchiti Dancers
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

You will be amazed as teenagers astound you with traditional Native American dances. This troupe, which has been in existence for 25 years, is made up of 14-18 year olds who create their own costumes with beautiful hand-sewn bead work. All ages. (60 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 1:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Don't Worry, Be Happy!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 3:00 pm

Are you a worrywart, a nervous Nellie? Then this story time is for you! Listen to stories about how some children overcome their anxieties, then dance your jitters out! Craft-making will be included. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Move-ember!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Nov 16, 2:30 pm

Let's get up and go with dancing, hopscotch and more! Find a new, active game to fall in love with! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Flower Power III
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Flower Power is back again by demand. Join us again to make giant flowers. All ages. (60 min.)

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Thanksgiving Feast
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 4:00 pm

Feast your eyes and hands on a smorgasbord of food crafts. All ages. (45 min.)

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Attack on the Fort!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:30 pm

We will learn about an ancient war and then build forts, make catapults, and stage a battle! Ages 7-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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A Sundae on Sunday ... with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:30 pm

Enjoy making and eating ice cream sundaes whilst talking about whatever you are reading or have enjoyed reading in the past, including manga and graphic novels. In honor of Halloween, we will be reading some scary stories, so join us if you dare! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 01, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 08, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5 and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, one-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy watching anime and reading manga? Then join us for anime episodes and manga-related crafts and activities. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 4:00 pm

Love manga, comic books or art? Come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Sundae on Saturday - with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 29, 3:00 pm

Join us for ice cream sundaes and a conversation about whatever you are reading: novels, manga, fanfic, graphic novels, etc. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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