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Events & Programs for Children

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library. Click here for the regularly scheduled Story Times

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Acreage Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Sat, Aug 30, 1:30 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Grandparents' Day
Wed, Sep 03, 11:15 am

Come join us to celebrate this special day by making a picture frame craft to preserve the precious memories of you and your grandparents. Enjoy music and snacks. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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American Girl: Lanie
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Become inspired by Lanie as we discover the wonder of nature that lives in our own backyard. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Take It To the Bank
Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

Put real-life skills to work on our Library Game Show! Have some fun with play money with games and contests to show you all about saving your money. Ages 6-10. (60-90 min.)

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Nutrition Train
Tue, Sep 16, 3:15 pm

All aboard with games and crafts that help to build healthy food choices. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Wed, Sep 17, 2:30 pm

Do you have a favorite story time song or just love music? Come for a special all-musical jam session. We'll rock out with lots of instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Awesome Autumn
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall themed craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Family Movie Matinee
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

©Warner Bros. Build a great time into your day by making some amazing LEGO® creations while enjoying this well-crafted movie. All ages. (100 min.) PG

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Club Pokémon
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Belle Glade Branch
Craft Mania!
Thu, Aug 28, 3:00 pm

Make a fun craft from a variety of available supplies. Limited supplies of each. All ages. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Tue, Sep 02, 10:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Sep 08, 10:30 am

Transportation.

Fun stories, puppets and a film, for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Sep 08, 6:30 pm

Transportation.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Build with LEGO Bricks
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

Get creative and build with our brand new LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

Birthdays.

Fun stories, puppets and a film, for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Sep 15, 6:30 pm

Birthdays.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Lollipop Butterflies
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about food and make a lollipop butterfly craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Sep 22, 10:30 am

Food.

Fun stories, puppets and a film, for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

Food.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Thu, Sep 25, 9:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Hats! Hats! Hats!
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories about hats and make a fun craft too. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Mon, Sep 29, 10:30 am

Stories In Rhyme.

Fun stories, puppets and a film, for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Terrorfest
Mon, Sep 29, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (68 min.) G

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Sep 29, 6:30 pm

Stories In Rhyme

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Terrorfest
Tue, Sep 30, 3:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (111 min.) PG

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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Tue, Sep 02, 9:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Family Story Time
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Fall Animals.

Books, stories, music and crafts for the whole family. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

Family Story Time
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Fall is Here.

Books, stories, music and crafts for the whole family. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Thu, Sep 25, 10:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Gardens Branch
Stamping Fun for the Very Young
Fri, Aug 29, 10:30 am

Bring your little one to use our fun stamps and colorful ink pads to create their own art. Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Are You a Mo Willems Fan?
Tue, Sep 09, 3:30 pm

If so, come and hear some of Elephant's and Piggy's antics, play some silly games, and make a pigeon craft. Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook & favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of Lego bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Animal Tracking
Tue, Sep 30, 3:15 pm

Who made those tracks? Explore your detective side as you discover the differences in tracks between raccoons, rabbits, beavers and other animals in the wild. Ages 5-8. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Aug 29, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Sep 03, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Mermaids.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Sep 10, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Dragons.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3–12 mos. (30 min.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 am

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Sat, Sep 13, 1:00 pm

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Ice Cream Sandwich Day!
Tue, Sep 16, 4:00 pm

Celebrate with fun stories, games, a craft and ice cream sandwiches! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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September Crafternoon
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Create lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4–9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Unicorns.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3–12 mos. (30 min.)

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Babysitting Workshop
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Join Palm Beach County Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown for a 2-hr babysitting workshop. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the program. Ages 10 & up. (2 hr.)

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Zombie Survival Guide
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Enjoy games, zombie food and make a bug-out bag in this hands-on zombie survival class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
Fun @ Four
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Grandparents Day.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Sep 05, 9:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Gaming for Tweens
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy a morning of Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Lego fun.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Monkey around.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Daggerwing Visits the Library: Gator Chomp!
Tue, Sep 23, 10:30 am

Enjoy a special alligator Story Time program featuring the nature center’s resident baby alligator! Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Leaf rubbing.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Dork Your Diary
Fri, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Are you a Dork Diary fan? Do you have a diary of your own? Join us for a discussion of this popular series and share ideas of how to dork a diary. Bring your diary to decorate and dork or make one of your own and start writing! Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Sat, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hello Honeybee!
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Honey Month at the library! Join us for some sweet stories, songs and a craft about the very important honeybee. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 30 de septiembre, 6:30 pm Hora de Cuentos Bilingües Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Thu, Sep 04, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Lego Club
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

Build anything that could explore outer space!

Imagine, build and play with Legos @ Your Library. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Sunday Leisure
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6-adult. (120 min.)

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Family Fun Night: Minute to Win It
Tue, Sep 09, 6:30 pm

Bring your whole family for our very first Family Fun Night! Each month we'll feature different games and activities for all ages to enjoy. This week, test your speed and dexterity on a series of games where you will have a "Minute to Win It." Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Lego Club
Mon, Sep 15, 4:00 pm

Build a castle fit for a king or queen!

Imagine, build and play with Legos @ Your Library. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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A Visit with the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol
Mon, Sep 22, 11:00 am

The Sheriff's Mounted Patrol with be saddled up and ready to meet with you on the lawn outside our library. Children of all ages can pat the horse and give it carrots and apples. The officer will give us a brief history of the County's mounted unit and explain the work they do in our community, along with information on the care and maintenance of the horse. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Create Your Own Comic Book
Thu, Sep 25, 4:30 pm

Celebrate National Comic Book Day by learning about different ways to make comic books or comic strips, and then create your own adventure. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Jupiter Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Wed, Sep 03, 11:15 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Wed, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Stuck on Sticks
Tue, Sep 09, 4:00 pm

They may be ordinary popsicle sticks, but we'll transform them into awesome art and great gifts! Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Homework Center
Wed, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Glittery Fun!
Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm

Enjoy sparkling stories and songs, and create your own shimmering work of art with glitter glue! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Too Big. Too Small. Just Right!
Thu, Sep 18, 3:30 pm

Not too big. Not too small. Just the right combination of stories about what happens when things go topsy-turvy: enormous sandwiches, teeny elephants ... plus, a really, really big craft! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wed, Sep 24, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Homework Center
Wed, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Block Party: Legos in the Library
Sun, Sep 28, 1:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our Lego collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Perler Bead Party
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Summer is over, but that’s okay! You can still melt your new-school-year blues away by making some cool fuse bead creations. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Lantana Road Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Aug 29, 2:00 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Fri, Sep 05, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Flower Power is Back!
Sat, Sep 06, 2:30 pm

Let's all create giant, life sized flowers. These aren't just for kids, so bring mom! All ages. (60 min.)

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Eww! Spiders!
Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

What makes a spider? We'll learn about these fascinating creatures and make a spider craft to take home. For spider lovers. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage: Abuelos & Abuelas
Sun, Sep 14, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will enjoy stories about the ones who are most special to us, our Abuelos and Abuelas. Bring your Grandpa or Grandma along and make a special craft in his or her honor. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Fri, Sep 19, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage: Poetry for Children
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wil enjoy some poetry written by Hispanic authors. Then dance with us and make a cultural craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Sun, Sep 28, 12:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Loula V. York Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Tue, Sep 02, 1:00 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Sep 09, 10:00 am

Nursery Rhymes II.

Themed stories, music and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Theme: Nursery Rhymes II

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Fri, Sep 12, 10:00 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Themed stories of pirates and treasure hunts, and creative activities for children . Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Sep 16, 11:00 am

Themed stories of pirates and treasure hunts, and creative activities for children . Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Play Me A Story
Wed, Sep 17, 5:30 pm

Families are invited to join us for stories and skits! There is a part for everyone: behind the scenes, center stage, or as a part of the cheering audience! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Of Pirates & Treasure Hunts!

Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Sep 23, 10:00 am

In Praise of Autumn!

Themed stories, music and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Tue, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Main Library
Father-Daughter Story Time
Sat, Aug 30, 11:00 am

Children and their special grown-ups are invited to our special story time. Music and a craft will also be part of the fun! Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Let’s Build A Skyscraper Day!
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

We all love to build, so let’s see how high you can make a tower out of everyday materials. Be ready to compete and have a blast while you show off your amazing building skills! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Sep 05, 11:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bear Dance Party
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

Bring your favorite teddy bear or special stuffed friend to the library for our amazing dance party celebration! Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

Ohio.

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states.

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Silly Hat Day
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

We’ll create something fun and wearable when we design unique hats that will stand out in a crowd! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Play-Doh Extravaganza
Tue, Sep 16, 4:00 pm

Bring a friend for an afternoon of playing and creating with Play-Doh at the library. Library books all about special design possibilities will be used to help with your creations. We will even take pictures of your Play-Doh masterpieces for you! Ages 2-7. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Sep 18, 3:00 pm

Indiana.

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states.

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Pirate Day: Stories and Craft
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Ahoy! Join us for a special afternoon of fun that is all about pirates. Dress up is optional, but encouraged! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Craft Mania
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

What’s better than one craft? A whole bunch of them! Join us for a potpourri of many different kinds of crafts - all for you! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Sep 05, 3:00 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our Lego collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
Back to School Story Time Special
Thu, Aug 28, 3:30 pm

Grab your backpack and your lunch money because the school bell is about to ring! Join us for fun stories about school and make a special craft to take home. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Aug 29, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Sat, Aug 30, 10:15 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Fall Story Times
Tue, Sep 02, 10:15 am

We offer Story Times for various ages. See our separate Story Time listing for dates and times.

It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Fri, Sep 05, 3:30 pm

Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. All materials will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Hooray! You Have a Library Card Party!
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and we want you to celebrate with us! Bring your library card or if you don’t have one, sign up for one and join us for a library card celebration! Meet our fantastic library staff in a “meet & greet”, listen to stories and songs about the library and take a special picture with the Palm Beach County Library System’s mascot, Dewey the Library Owl! Parents, bring your cameras! Refreshments will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (2 hr.)

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Wii Gaming
Tue, Sep 09, 4:30 pm

Game on! Challenge yourself and your friends by playing some of your favorite Wii games! Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Sep 12, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Spoonfuls of Creativity!
Sat, Sep 13, 10:30 am

Here’s a fanciful way to reuse and repurpose plastic spoons; make them into pretty pieces of art! All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Are You Ready to Lego?
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

Come and join us to create the tallest tower of blocks you can! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Sat, Sep 20, 2:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Need a break from doing homework? Relax by watching a great movie! Ages 8 & up. (112 min.) PG

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Lego Building Crew
Mon, Sep 29, 3:30 pm

Come and play with Legos and make your own unique creations! Bring a Lego creation of your own to show us what you can do with Legos. See if you can do the “Lego Challenge of the Day”! Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Tequesta Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Wed, Sep 03, 10:00 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Fri, Sep 19, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bears Everywhere
Thu, Sep 25, 11:00 am

Have you ever wondered what your teddy bear or favorite stuffed friend does while you're fast asleep or away at school? Bring them to the library and hear all about their adventures. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Sat, Aug 30, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Reading is Fun!
Sat, Sep 06, 11:00 am

Celebrate “Read a Book Day” with fun stories, songs and a cool craft! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Art Club
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.) First-come, first-served.

Pokémon League
Tue, Sep 09, 6:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Legos
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Superhero Masks
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

What kind of hero will you be? Create fun and fearless masks using a variety of materials. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

West Boca Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Thu, Sep 04, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Lego in the Library
Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

Come show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (83 min.) PG-13

Baby Story Time
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

Baby and parent or caregiver are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wed, Sep 17, 10:30 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Come listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

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¡Celebrando el mes de la herencia hispánica!
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

Jueves 25 de septiembre, 2:30pm. (Story time in Spanish) Por medio de historias y juegos viajaremos a través de los países latinoamericanos para conocer su grandeza única, su belleza espectacular y los personajes que han dejado huella a nivel mundial. Edades 3 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Minecraft Mania
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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West Boynton Branch
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Fri, Aug 29, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
Thu, Sep 25, 12:30 pm

It's Early Dismissal Day from school so venture forth to discover books and surprises in the library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Builders create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Tween Karaoke
Mon, Sep 29, 5:30 pm

Do you love to sing? Perform solo or sing with your friends. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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