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Acreage Branch
Have a Seussical Day!
Tue, Jul 29, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the silliness of Dr. Seuss with stories, games, prizes, music and a wacky craft. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Chickens 101: Care & Grooming
Tue, Jul 29, 4:00 pm

Join our friends from 4-H for an introduction to the care and keeping of everyone's favorite feathered friends, with advice from champion chicken keepers! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Your First Art Show
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

Use our art supplies to express your unique, creative ideas, then put together an exhibit of your work to be seen by your family and friends at our Young Artist Gallery Walk. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Young Artist Gallery Walk
Wed, Jul 30, 4:30 pm

Admire your child's artwork while you enjoy light refreshments at the Acreage Branch's first Young Artist Gallery Walk. All are welcome to view the talented work of our young artists. All ages. (30 min.)

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Rubber Band Creations
Wed, Jul 30, 6:30 pm

Use our colorful rubberbands to make some cool creations. Learn how to make a basic bracelet or show off amazing creations of your own. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

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Engineering Excitement
Thu, Jul 31, 3:00 pm

Design and build a structure using everyday household materials and discover the engineer in you. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Back to School Bash
Tue, Aug 05, 3:00 pm

Can you outsmart your friends in lightning rounds of trivia? Join us for a game day that will jump start you for the first day of school. Snacks and prizes will be awarded. Ages 8-14. (60-90 min.)

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American Girl: Kaya
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Explore life in 1764 with Native American, Kaya. Let's celebrate her birthday with a friendship party. We'll have games, crafts and snacks for you and your friends. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Thu, Aug 07, 11:15 am

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun back-to-school craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Lego Builders Club
Sat, Aug 09, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Wonderful Watercolors
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Let’s get together and paint the town with warm seasonal colors that highlight the hues of oncoming autumn. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Thu, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Enjoy the last sweltering days of summer with snacks, drinks, video games, board games or card games like Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh!. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Wed, Aug 27, 2:30 pm

Do you love to singalong to our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of musical instruments for you to play as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Wed, Aug 27, 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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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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Belle Glade Branch
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jul 28, 6:30 pm
Food.

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

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Thu, Jul 31, 10:30 am

Calling young scientists! Join the fun as we explore the extraordinary lives of ocean dwellers by using the scientific method to uncover the mysteries of live sea animals. You will be amazed by the secrets revealed! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Aug 09, 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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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Aug 23, 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, Aug 25, 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, Aug 25, 6:30 pm
Transportation.

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

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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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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Read Down Your Fines
Wed, Jul 30, 4:30 pm

Come read down your fines in a quiet place. Read a book, magazine or newspaper. Read alone or to someone. After 15 minutes receive a "Dewey Buck" and pay your fine. Ages 17 & under. (45 min.)

Fizz Boom Read: Butterfly Habitat
Mon, Aug 04, 11:00 am

Watch the caterpillar turn into the butterfly. And check back often for the butterfly release.

Summer Story Times
Tue, Aug 05, 9:45 am
In the Treetops.

Drop in for music, crafts, movies and summer fun.

Summer Story Times
Tue, Aug 12, 9:45 am
Sweets and Treats.

Drop in for music, crafts, movies and summer fun.

Summer Story Times
Tue, Aug 19, 9:45 am
Restaurants.

Drop in for music, crafts, movies and summer fun.

Gardens Branch
Fizz, Boom, CELEBRATE with a Big Summer Wrap-up!
Sat, Aug 02, 2:00 pm

You've read all summer - now come and party with OOOga the Cavewoman, a silly prehistoric lady who has popped in from long ago. OOOga is curious about the modern world and will share Cave Dweller tales with lots of Stone Age comedy and magic. After the program, enjoy games, crafts and other surprises. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Craft Extravaganza
Wed, Aug 06, 2:00 pm

Make favorite crafts from past story times! Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Sounds & Vibrations
Mon, Aug 11, 2:00 pm

How are sounds made? How does sound get to our ears? Find out some interesting facts about sound and make a craft that's music to our ears. Ages 4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Sat, Aug 23, 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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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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Glades Road Branch
Introduction to Crochet
Tue, Jul 29, 3:00 pm

Learn how to make fun and useful yarn projects. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Hands-On Science & Math Club
Wed, Jul 30, 4:00 pm
Ooey Gooey Chemistry. Make slime, oobleck and more!

Explore science and math with engaging hands-on activities. Ages 8–12. (45 min.)

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Pet Parenting
Thu, Jul 31, 3:00 pm

Learn about responsible pet ownership, pet care, and local animal laws with this interactive presentation by PBC Animal Care and Control. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Hoot, But Please Don’t Holler
Tue, Aug 05, 3:00 pm

Meet Shadow, the screech owl, and learn about local wild animals. Presented by the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Garden Safari
Fri, Aug 08, 3:00 pm

Explore bugs and worms that live in our backyard. Presented by the 4-H Club. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Gator Chomp
Tue, Aug 12, 3:00 pm

Explore the world of alligators and meet a baby gator! Presented by the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Look Out Kindergarten - Here I Come!
Wed, Aug 13, 11:00 am

Join us as we help beginning kindergarten students get ready for their first day at school with stories, music, a film and a craft. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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The Art of Making and Keeping Friends
Thu, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Maisy Ross, from the PBC Extension Office, will be here to discuss the back to school basics such as making and keeping friends, talking to other kids, tattling, and what to do in case of bullying. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Traffic Smarts
Fri, Aug 15, 3:00 pm

Learn ways to stay safe around traffic and trains. Presented by the Department of Transportation. All ages. (45 min.)

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Aug 16, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

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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Greenacres Branch
A.N.T.S.: Art & Nature Together with Science
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm
Have a Ball with Bubbles: Bubbles come in all shapes and sizes. Discover, explore, experiment and create using bubbles!

Explore nature and science at the library this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Story Time
Thu, Aug 07, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Jueves, 7 de agosto, 11:00 am
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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Wigglecise
Fri, Aug 08, 11:00 am

Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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ABC Jamboree
Sat, Aug 09, 11:00 am

Letter recognition and sound awareness are early literacy skills. Create, write and munch your way through the alphabet. Join us for letter fun and learning. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Pool Party
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Summer is not over yet! Grab a noodle and jump in for some games by the “pool”. Bring a friend and enjoy a cool afternoon at the library. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Look Out Kindergarten - Here I Come!
Thu, Aug 14, 11:00 am

Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5. (45 min.)

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Paws to Read
Fri, Aug 15, 3:00 pm

Learn about animal safety and care from PBC Animal Care and Control. Stay to make a logbook to record the time you spend reading with your favorite fuzzy friend and start reading! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Night Sky Exploration
Tue, Jul 29, 2:00 pm

Constellations wheeling through the night sky will be the "focus" of our program. We'll explore the stars above us through stories, a computer program and with flashlights. Bring a flashlight, if possible, since library supplies are limited to use on premises. Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Summer Science Club
Wed, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Mad Science!: For our final week we will have fun and make a mess creating some ooey gooey slime!

Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Clown Week Fun
Tue, Aug 05, 2:00 pm

Krackerjac Clown Alley will be joining us for some clowning around with face painting, balloon animals and an interactive puppet show. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Wed, Aug 06, 11:00 am

We'll prepare you for your first school adventure with funny stories, silly songs and a lunchbox-type craft. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Crafty Kids Celebrate Enterprise
Tue, Aug 12, 2:30 pm

On Aug 12, 1977, the Enterprise (the first reusable space vehicle) was launched from a Boeing 747. We'll celebrate this anniversary by making our own 3D paper model of the Enterprise Space Shuttle. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Lego Movie Party
Thu, Aug 14, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (100 min.) PG

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National Dog Day
Mon, Aug 25, 2:00 pm

It's a day to enjoy our furry friends with stories, crafts and songs. Tails (tales) will be wagging at this canine celebration. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Jupiter Branch
Baby Storytime
Wed, Aug 06, 9:30 am

Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Games Extravaganza
Wed, Aug 06, 2:30 pm

Game on! Enjoy playing Wii games and board games with your friends and check out some new books from our collection! Ages 6-11. (60 min.)

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Rockin' Robots
Tue, Aug 12, 2:30 pm

Gear up for stories of android adventures. Assemble your very own robot from recycled materials. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Bouncing Back to School
Wed, Aug 13, 2:30 pm

Kick off a great school year with stories and songs to ease those "first day of school" jitters. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Summer Sillycise
Thu, Aug 14, 11:00 am

Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop, and do a stretch or two to improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, scarves, instruments and more. Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

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Baby Storytime
Wed, Aug 20, 9:30 am

Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Homework Center
Wed, Aug 20, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime 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, Aug 27, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime 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.)

Lantana Road Branch
Art For Tots!
Tue, Jul 29, 2:30 pm

Now onto July for four weeks of art! We'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Come dressed to get messy. For artists aged 3-5. (90 min.)

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Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Sat, Aug 02, 2:30 pm

Celebrate the last day of our Harry Potter summer program by helping us celebrate Harry's birthday! We'll have a party, dance to wizard music, and the House Cup will be awarded! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.)

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Washy Tape Jewelry Box
Tue, Aug 05, 3:00 pm

Decorate your own jewelry box with washy tape. Ages 5 & up.

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Cloth Bead Jewelry!
Thu, Aug 07, 2:30 pm

We will be upcycling small cuts of fabric and fabric scraps into necklaces, bracelets and more as we make fabric beads! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Turtles are Cool!
Fri, Aug 08, 10:30 am

Wonderful turtle stories abound! We’ll read a few and then create a turtle craft to take home. Ages 3-5. (60 min).

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Apples Aplenty
Mon, Aug 11, 3:00 pm

Every fall a child brings an apple to his or her favorite teacher. You are invited to listen to stories about apples and create a lovely craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Scratch Art
Tue, Aug 12, 3:00 pm

Sketch on black paper to reveal a colorful drawing underneath. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Wow! School!
Fri, Aug 15, 11:00 am

We'll read some awesome books about going back to school and make a super cool craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Make It With Straws!
Fri, Aug 15, 3:30 pm

What can you make with straws? Join us as we explore the possibilities! Ages 6-9. (60 min.)

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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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Loula V. York Branch
Wonderful Wednesdays: Summer Arts & Crafts
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

Join us for cool, summertime fun and express yourself through a variety of creative projects! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Summer Story Times
Thu, Jul 31, 10:00 am

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Goo Day!
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Discover secret formulas for creating slime, goo and other fairly revolting concoctions! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Goo Day!
Thu, Jul 31, 3:00 pm

Discover secret formulas for creating slime, goo and other fairly revolting concoctions! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Summer Reading Celebration & Ice Cream Social!
Sat, Aug 02, 1:00 pm

Bridges of Pahokee will help us celebrate the joys of summer (reading & ice cream, of course!) and our many successful readers! Join the fun and stay cool as we congratulate our readers and create ice cream sundaes! All ages. (2 hr.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Aug 05, 10:00 am
Friendship.

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, Aug 07, 10:00 am
Friendship.

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

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Play Me a Story
Wed, Aug 13, 5:30 pm

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Aug 14, 10:00 am
Back to School Fun!

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

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Aug 19, 10:00 am
I LOVE Books!

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, Aug 21, 10:00 am
I LOVE Books!

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

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3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt!
Sat, Aug 23, 1:00 pm

Tweens, teens and parents are encouraged to participate and help light the way for our youngest readers. All ages. (60 min.)

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Main Library
Fizz, Boom, Read! Fun with Science
Tue, Jul 29, 3:30 pm
The Science of Boats and Airplanes: Boats float on the water, but can you guess which materials should be used to make a boat? Airplanes fly in the air, but how should we make them so that they can fly through the air? We will learn about the science behind boats and airplanes and do some fun experiments using all that we learn.

Summer is a great time to explore and have fun with science! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, CELEBRATE with a Big Summer Wrap-up!
Sat, Aug 02, 11:00 am

You've read all summer - now come and party with OOOga the Cavewoman, a silly prehistoric lady who has popped in from long ago. OOOga is curious about the modern world and will share Cave Dweller tales with lots of Stone Age comedy and magic. After the program, enjoy games, crafts and other surprises. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Back-To-School Extravaganza
Tue, Aug 05, 10:00 am

It’s almost back to school time! Let’s celebrate the end of summer and the new school year with fun games, a craft, a great story and more! Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Family Movie Day
Wed, Aug 06, 3:30 pm

©Warner Bros. (100 min.) PG

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Craft Mania
Fri, Aug 08, 3:00 pm

Why make just one craft when you can make three, four or even more? Craft mania is a great way to get creative with many different kinds of crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Back-to-School Crafts
Tue, Aug 26, 4:00 pm

Calling all do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a unique craft to celebrate the start of the school year. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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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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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Vacation Special
Mon, Aug 04, 3:30 pm

Summer is almost over, so join us for one more virtual vacation. Stories, songs and a craft all about vacation fun.
Ages 4-7. (30 min.)

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Duct Tape Pencil Pouch
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Design and create a fabulous pencil pouch worthy of those new pencils and notebooks! Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
It’s Pajamarama Time @ Your Library!
Mon, Jul 28, 7:00 pm

Let your dreams come true! Listen to stories, fingerplays and songs about dreams. Sing and dance to some silly songs and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Tue, Jul 29, 6:00 pm

©Warner Bros. Escape the summer heat and do a related activity while you watch one of the most popular movies of this year. Ages 8 & up. (101 min.) PG

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Origami in the Morning
Fri, Aug 01, 10:30 am

Learn about the ancient art of paper folding, called origami, and make some simple origami crafts. Ages 7-10. (60 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Aug 01, 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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Reading Buddies Fall Session # 1 Registration
Mon, Aug 04, 10:00 am

Do you need to practice reading? Reading Buddies is here to help! Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications for Fall Session #1 can be picked up at the Children's Desk starting Mon, Aug 04. First-come, first-served. Limit 12. Fall Session #1 meets on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm from Sep 03 through Oct 22. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Mon, Aug 04, 2:00 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.)

It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Wed, Aug 06, 2:00 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.)

Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Sat, Aug 09, 11:00 am

Enjoy wiggling and shaking to music while using scarves, egg shakers and other instruments all in the name of reading readiness. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Mon, Aug 11, 2:00 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.)

It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Wed, Aug 13, 2:00 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.)

Family Game & Puzzle Day
Thu, Aug 14, 10:30 am

Step back in time and join us for a morning of retro fun! Play some old-time favorite board games and puzzles as well as some new favorites with family and friends. Play the games and puzzles we have or bring in your own to play with. Ages 4-11. (90 min.)

Movie Magic @ Your Library
Fri, Aug 15, 3:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. It’s your last chance to see one of our favorite movies at the library before school starts! Ages 8 and up. (98 min.) PG

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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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Tequesta Branch
Celebrate National Clown Week
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Clown around with silly circus and clown books. Create a crazy craft, play games and dance. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Science Club
Wed, Jul 30, 3:30 pm
Lava Lamps: Have fun making your own lava lamp and discovering this fun chemical reaction. Please bring one 16 or 64 oz. clear plastic soda or water bottle with the lid.

Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Thu, Jul 31, 2:30 pm

Calling young scientists! Join the fun as we explore the extraordinary lives of ocean dwellers by using the scientific method to uncover the mysteries of live sea animals. You will be amazed by the secrets revealed! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Craftapalooza
Sat, Aug 02, 10:30 am

Celebrate summer and craft to your heart’s content! Multiple crafts available - take home everything you make! Ages 2 & up. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Art Club
Mon, Aug 04, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.)

Pokémon League
Tue, Aug 05, 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.)

Collage Art
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Using everyday materials you’ll make your own unique collage portraits/pictures and be introduced to the awesome (and funny!) work of illustrator Hanoch Piven. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Slithering Stories
Sat, Aug 09, 11:00 am

Slide in for sensational stories featuring our favorite slithering friends! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Clay Play for Toddlers
Wed, Aug 13, 10:30 am

We provide the clay, you provide the play! Ages 18 mos-2. Limit 24. (30 min.)

Board Game Bonanza
Thu, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of board games and puzzles. Bring a friend or make some new ones! Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Koinobori
Wed, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

Create your own traditional Japanese carp streamer. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Alphabet Afternoon
Thu, Aug 21, 3:00 pm

Do you know your ABC’s? Join us for stories, songs and activities featuring the one and only alphabet! Ages 2-6. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Legos
Mon, Aug 25, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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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West Boca Branch
Fizz, Boom, CELEBRATE with A Big Summer Wrap-up!
Wed, Jul 30, 2:30 pm

You've read all summer - now come and party with OOOga the Cavewoman, a silly prehistoric lady who has popped in from long ago. OOOga is curious about the modern world and will share Cave Dweller tales with lots of Stone Age comedy and magic. After the program, enjoy games, crafts and other surprises. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Minecraft Mania
Sat, Aug 02, 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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Baby Story Time
Mon, Aug 04, 10:30 am

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

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Summer Fun Story Time
Tue, Aug 05, 11:30 am

Summer themed story time for preschool-aged children. We’ll read stories, dance and sing to fun songs, watch a short film, and make a simple craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Lego in the Library
Wed, Aug 06, 2:30 pm

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

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Toddler Summer Time Stories
Thu, Aug 07, 10:30 am

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

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Toddler Story Time
Sat, Aug 09, 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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Afternoon Crafts
Mon, Aug 11, 2:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Popsicle Stick Crafting
Thu, Aug 14, 11:00 am

Come see what you can make using popsicle sticks, glue and your imagination. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Get Ready for Kindergarten
Sat, Aug 16, 10:30 am

A special story time for all those about to start kindergarten. Listen to stories, play a game, and make a special craft just for new kindergartners. Grade K. (45 min.)

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Number Fun Story Time
Tue, Aug 19, 11:30 am

Number themed story time for preschool-aged children. Hear some stories, dance and sing to fun songs, watch a short film, and make a simple craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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De regreso a la escuela! (Story Time in Spanish)
Wed, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

Y comienzan las clases! Por medio de historias y juegos nos prepararemos para ir a la escuela!
Edades 3 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Toddler Time Number Stories
Thu, Aug 21, 10:30 am

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

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Baby Story Time
Mon, Aug 25, 10:30 am

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

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West Boynton Branch
Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Jul 30, 3:30 pm

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

Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Aug 06, 3:30 pm

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

Fizz, Boom, See: Summer Science Movies
Fri, Aug 08, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) PG

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Sat, Aug 09, 10:00 am

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

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Tween Sweet Treats
Tue, Aug 12, 11:00 am

Paint the most delicious sweet treats you wish you could eat like ceramic ice cream, cupcakes and a slice of cake. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Toddler Story Time
Wed, Aug 13, 10:30 am

Bilingual flannel board stories, puppets, music and so much more! Ages 1 1/2 - 2. (30 min.)
Disfrute de cuentos bilingues, canciones y mucho mas! Edad 1 1/2 a 2 años. (30 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Aug 13, 3:30 pm

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

Dog Days of Summer
Fri, Aug 15, 12:00 pm

Brag about or trash what you are currently reading while feasting on hot dogs with your favorite toppings. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, See: Summer Science Movies
Fri, Aug 15, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (94 min) PG

Make and Take Crafts
Sat, Aug 16, 11:30 am

A variety of projects and books for crafty kids are available. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Aug 20, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

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

Beginning Chess Class
Wed, Aug 27, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Aug 27, 3:30 pm

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

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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