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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm, Wed, Nov 26 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 27 & Fri, Nov 28, for Thanksgiving. No materials are due on those days.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-11-22
Adult Program
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.)

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 01, 2:00 pm

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 03, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 03, 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.

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 04, 2:00 pm

Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 2:00 pm

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 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.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 10:00 am

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

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Meditation: A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 2:00 pm

Experience how meditation can grant you the peace you're seeking and improve your physical, mental and spiritual health.

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 15, 2:00 pm

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 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.

To Go or Not to Go? Answering the ER Question When Chest Pain Calls
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 2:00 pm

Dr. Charles Harring, on behalf of Bethesda Hospital's Be Healthy, Be Well program, will discuss your cardiology questions. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
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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South Florida Animals
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 1:00 pm

Join us as naturalists from the Green Cay Nature Center present a program that will explore the lives of various animals we have here in South Florida. Live animals and artifacts will be used to compare and contrast how animals adapt to their surroundings. We will also examine life cycles of the animals. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Giant Gingerbread House!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 4:00 pm

Let's work together as a team to build a giant gingerbread house! All ages. (60 min.)

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Holiday Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 3:30 pm

Paint snowmen or snowflakes on your nails. Perfect for the winter holidays! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game. If you already know how to play, join us for a few games to sharpen your skills! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Fancy Nancy's Super Fancy Winter Party!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 3:00 pm

Everything about winter is fancy, so let’s celebrate the season as Fancy Nancy would, by listening to extra fancy stories and dressing up in our fanciest outfits. We’ll make a super fancy craft and practice our fanciest table manners. Costumes welcomed. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 4:00 pm

Bring your imagination and build something. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Warmth of Friendship
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:30 pm

Cozy up to these stories about animals helping each other during winter, and then make a special craft to give a loved one. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Movie Singalong Reprise!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Come join us to singalong and dance! Come dressed up in your favorite Disney gear. All ages. PG

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Teen Program
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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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 06, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Dec 07, 2:00 pm

Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends in a game or two? Or if you would like to learn to play the game, join us to learn from other teens. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours hours for school. A completed application packet, 1-hour training session, and 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Dec 14, 2:30 pm

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

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Life-Sized Board Games
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 11:00 am

Come play games like Pac-Man and more! Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 2:00 pm

If you enjoy watching anime and reading manga, then join us for some anime and manga-related activities. This month, we will be making anime-inspired shrinky dinks! Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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A Sundae on Monday Teen Book Group
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 22, 3:00 pm

Join us for ice cream sundaes and the chance to talk about whatever you are reading now: manga, graphic novel, fiction, nonfiction, etc. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie Matinee
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 27, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Join us gamers, anime and fantasy fans. Feel free to cosplay as your favorite character from the games or movie. There will be snacks! Ages 13 & up. (101 min.) PG-13

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