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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
Character Counts: Sharing & Caring
Wed, Oct 08, 11:15 am

Enjoy games, music and stories that enhance our sharing and caring qualities. Make the "I can and you can toucan" craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Creature Feature Crafternoon Movie
Sat, Oct 11, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Enjoy a big-screen showing of this holiday classic. Watch three wacky witches run amok while you make your own pair of witch-hunting specs. All ages. (95 min.) PG

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Game Time!
Tue, Oct 14, 3:30 pm

Play some Wii games, board games or card games with snacks and good friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Wed, Oct 15, 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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Your Pizza Place
Thu, Oct 16, 3:30 pm

Want to know what it's like to own and run a pizza parlor? Games and challenges let you be the waiter, chef and cashier in our Pretend Pizza Palace, then celebrate your new business with a real pizza party! Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Club
Sat, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

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

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

Come and join the arachnophobia fun and spin a web craft for the Itsy Bitsy Spider and friends. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Thumbkin Pumpkin Patch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

Share in a bounty of pumpkin activities including stories, songs and an art project as we explore the autumn season. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

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

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Tiny Tots Trick or Treat!
Fri, Oct 31, 10:15 am

Bring your little princess, pirate, hero or witch to a morning of rhymes, games, songs, snacks and fun! Then join our Trick or Treat parade around the library to get some special treats. Ages 1-3.

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Spooky Treats Story Time
Fri, Oct 31, 3:30 pm

A jack-o'-lantern full of fun awaits you during this special seasonal story time. Listen to spooky stories, play monstrous games, and enjoy some tasty treats. Show off your costume and visit all three library desks for even more surprises. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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Belle Glade Branch
Terrorfest
Thu, Oct 02, 3:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.) PG

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Oct 04, 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, Oct 06, 10:30 am

Opposites.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Oct 06, 6:30 pm

Opposites.

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Sat, Oct 18, 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, Oct 20, 10:30 am

Occupations.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Oct 20, 6:30 pm

Occupations.

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

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Halloween Fun
Thu, Oct 23, 3:00 pm

Hear some great stories and make a fun Halloween craft. Treats provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Children's Movie
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG

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Family Story Times
Mon, Oct 27, 10:30 am

Picnic.

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

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Pajama Hour
Mon, Oct 27, 6:30 pm

Picnic.

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

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Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Walk-In Story Time
Tue, Oct 07, 9:45 am

Fire Fighters.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Walk-In Story Time
Tue, Oct 14, 9:45 am

Don't be Sad.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Walk-In Story Time
Tue, Oct 21, 9:45 am

Angry.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Walk-In Story Time
Mon, Oct 27, 9:45 am

Halloween.

Come in for stories, songs and fun. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Teenie Halloweenie
Wed, Oct 29, 5:00 pm

Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with games, crafts and plenty of fun. Wear your costume to win a prize in the best costume contest. Refreshments. (90 min.)

Gardens Branch
Crochet Club for Children
Fri, Oct 10, 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: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sat, Oct 18, 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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Fall Fun Stomp!
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-3. Limit 30. (30 min.)

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with Dr. James L. Casale
Tue, Oct 28, 3:00 pm

Dr. James L. Casale will present his parent-friendly book, "Wise Up: Be the Solution." He has received many educational awards during his career including being named first male Florida Teacher of the Year. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do before Halloween? Enjoy not-so-scary stories, songs and a fun craft. Ages 3-7. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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What Was I Scared Of? Puppet Show
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Join us for a retelling of “What Was I Scared Of?” by Dr. Seuss and make a spooky craft. Ages 5-9. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
Chess Club
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Oct 08, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster.

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Oct 09, 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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Chess Club
Tue, Oct 14, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Oct 15, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Fairies.

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

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Thu, Oct 16, 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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October Crafternoon
Fri, Oct 17, 4:00 pm

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

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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Oct 18, 11:00 am

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

Minecraft Meetup
Mon, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (75 min.)

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Little Wonders
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Mutants.

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

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Trick or Treat Tales
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, games, a craft and a movie about Halloween. All ages. (45 min.)

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Haunted House
Wed, Oct 29, 6:00 pm

Our teens will scare you in our annual walk through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Greenacres Branch
Movie Matinee
Sat, Oct 04, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for Toy Story Bingo after the movie.
All Ages. (60 min.) TV-G

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Falling Colors: Let the fall colors inspire you to create a watercolor masterpiece.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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HalloWii
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games, board games and a special spooky craft. Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Get Spooky: Have a spooktacular time creating a cool scratch art scene.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Wigglecise
Sat, Oct 18, 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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Fun @ Four
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Dem Bones: Is the ankle bone connected to the foot bone? Listen to the story "Dem Bones," by Bob Barner and then create your own skeleton.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Have You Heard ...
Fri, Oct 24, 4:00 pm

... about a rabbit that has fangs and sucks the juice out of vegetables? Join us for a “hare” raising reading from the book "Bunnicula," by James Howe. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Purple People Eater Puppet Show
Sat, Oct 25, 11:00 am

Wear your costume and come celebrate the season with silly monsters, crafts and games for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Fire Safety Puppet Show
Mon, Oct 27, 11:00 am

October is Fire Safety Month. Learn about fire safety and prevention through a fun and informative puppet show presented by the Red Cross of Palm Beach County. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Wed, Oct 29, 4:00 pm

Pumpkins Galore: Watch how to carve a pumpkin, then decorate a little pumpkin to take home.

Weekly after-school activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Bilingual Fall Family Story Time
Thu, Oct 30, 11:00 am

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)
Jueves, 30 de octubre, 11:00 am
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano.Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Pumpkinpalooza!
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

The Greenacres pumpkin patch is the place to be! Join us for stories, songs, a puppet show and a parade! Wear your special costume and don’t be late! Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
LEGO® Club
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Explore the Ocean.

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

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Fire Safety for Kids
Mon, Oct 06, 3:30 pm

Meet Elyse Weintraub-Brown from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and earn a fire safety badge. We'll even get to see a fire truck, if there is no emergency! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Family Fun Night— Disney Karaoke
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Calling all princes and princesses, join us for a sing-a-long of your favorite Disney movie songs. Dress up is encouraged. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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C is for Cookie
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

It's National Cookie Month! Join us for the delicious cookie themed story time. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Thu, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

Bridge Building Competition.

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

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Scaredy Cat Special
Mon, Oct 27, 4:00 pm

What was that? Did you hear something? We'll give each other the shivers, but not too bad. There'll be a fun and goofy craft and a short movie appropriate to the season. Ages 5-9. (60 min.)

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Little Pumpkins Story Time
Wed, Oct 29, 10:00 am

We are having a special fall-themed story time for babies and their caregivers. Enjoy finger plays, rhymes and books all about pumpkins, apples and the fall. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Pumpkin Palooza
Wed, Oct 29, 11:00 am

Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Do they only grow in the fall? Find out all this and more at our special story time all about pumpkins. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Buzz & Woody's Haunted Special
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for a movie and craft. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) TV-G

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A-Haunting We Will Go!
Thu, Oct 30, 10:30 am

Join us for a brewing kettle of not-so-scary stories, songs, lots of fun, and a silent parade through the library to show off our unique holiday costumes. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)

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Jupiter Branch
Homework Center
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite 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.

Fingerprint Art
Wed, Oct 08, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the birthday of author and illustrator Ed Emberley by using his clever books to create fingerprint art. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Knock 'Em Down
Sun, Oct 12, 1:30 pm

Stacking blocks and other activities to encourage imagination, motor skills and just plain fun. Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Wed, Oct 15, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite 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.

Animal Art Extravaganza
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

Create some great art based on a favorite animal. There might be lions and tigers and bears, oh my! We'll read some delightful animal themed books and dance around to exciting songs. We can bear-ly wait and we're not lion! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Beginners Crochet Club
Thu, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Learn to crochet! Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Pick up a supply list. Ages 9-14. Limit 12. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sat, Oct 18, 1:00 pm

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

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Cosmic Painting: It's Out of this World!
Tue, Oct 21, 4:30 pm

Unleash your cosmic creativity while learning to create your own galaxies! Bring a black T-shirt or fabric tote bag. Transform them into a stellar fashion statement with cosmic painting! Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Homework Center
Wed, Oct 22, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite 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.

Pumpkin Patch Babies
Wed, Oct 29, 11:30 am

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

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Homework Center
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite 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.

Teenie Halloweenie
Thu, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Join us for some not-so-scary books and music about this spooktacular holiday. We’ll make a treat bag and then trick or treat our way around the library! Ages 2-4. (30 min.)

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Cutest Pumpkins in the Patch
Thu, Oct 30, 11:30 am

Toddlers can enjoy stories, songs, a costume parade and a simple Halloween craft. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come dressed in costume and join the fun with not-too-scary stories, songs and a clever Halloween craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Lantana Road Branch
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Thu, Oct 02, 7:00 pm

Share your scariest stories with s'mores around the camp fire, deep in the dark woods. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Make Something with LEGO® Bricks
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and join us to build something at our very first LEGO® program! Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Halloween Nail Art
Sun, Oct 05, 2:00 pm

Creep out your friends with spooky nail art designs for Halloween. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Squid Dissection!
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

Explore marine life in this hands-on session of discovery with local professor Thomas Monroe. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club is Back!
Fri, Oct 17, 3:30 pm

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

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Where's my Mummy?
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

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

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Black Cat Jamboree
Mon, Oct 27, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Loula V. York Branch
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

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

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Read Down Your Fines Party!
Sat, Oct 04, 1:00 pm

Join your friends in the meeting room at the Read Down Your Fines Party! Read and collect "Dewey Bucks" - library "money" that you can use to pay down fines on your library card or use to purchase a library book bag or a new library card! Fifteen minutes of reading = one Dewey Buck! Snacks will be served. Ages 6-16. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Oct 07, 10:00 am

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 am

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 am

Sweetest Week!

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Oct 14, 11:00 am

Sweetest Week

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

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Play Me A Story
Wed, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 10:00 am

Sweetest Week!

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

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Toddler Story Times
Tue, Oct 21, 10:00 am

Love the Library!

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

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Oct 23, 10:00 am

Love the Library!

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

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Preventing Prejudice - Family & Child Workshop
Sat, Oct 25, 10:00 am

Workshop offered in English.

Adults and their preschool-aged children are invited to join us for this fun, interactive workshop, designed to increase children's self-esteem and respect for others. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League's Miller Early Childhood Initiative. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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Preventing Prejudice - Family & Child Workshop
Sat, Oct 25, 11:00 am

Workshop offered in Spanish.

Adults and their preschool-aged children are invited to join us for this fun, interactive workshop, designed to increase children's self-esteem and respect for others. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League's Miller Early Childhood Initiative. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Oct 28, 10:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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Pre-K Story Times
Tue, Oct 28, 11:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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Boo to You!
Wed, Oct 29, 5:30 pm

Come share some Halloween treats at the Library! Join us for not-too-scary stories, face painting and cookie decorating! All ages. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Boo to you!

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

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Main Library
Geography Club
Thu, Oct 02, 3:00 pm

Michigan

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states. Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Crafts
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Join in the fun and celebrate Hispanic culture with crafts for Hispanic Heritage Month. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

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Spooky Crafts
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

It’s that spooky time of year again, so don’t miss out on our holiday craft creations! Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Thu, Oct 23, 3:00 pm

Wisconsin

We will continue our Road Trip across the United States with stops in two of our great states. Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Halloween Spooktacular
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Bring the whole family for our fun Halloween celebration. Wear your best costume or come as you are to enjoy the spooky fun! All ages. (60 min.)

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Silly Monster Stories and Crafts
Sun, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Just like Elmo and Grover, some monsters are actually very friendly. Join us for a spooky-free monster story time. Ages 2-8. (45 min.)

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Halloween Hullaballoo
Fri, Oct 31, 10:00 am

It’s time for our annual Halloween parade! Dress up in your favorite costume and be part of our library parade. Then, join us for fun holiday crafts and pose for pictures with friends that you can take home and treasure forever. Ages 1-6. (60 min.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Block-Tober: LEGO® Club
Thu, Oct 09, 2:30 pm

Lots and lots of LEGO® bricks. What will your Block-Monster look like? Ages 6-11. (60 min.)

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Not So Scary Halloween
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Wear your costume for library style tricks and treats! Stories, songs, a craft and a parade around the library! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are You Ready to LEGO®?
Tue, Oct 07, 3:30 pm

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

Stop, Drop & Roll @ Your Library!
Fri, Oct 17, 10:30 am

October is Fire Safety Month! Sparky the Fire Safety Dog and his friends from the Red Cross of Palm Beach County will be here to teach you about the importance of fire safety with a fun and educational puppet show. Afterwards, firefighters from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will give us a few safety tips as well as demonstrate some of their fire-fighting equipment, which will include an opportunity to “touch” a real fire engine! Ages 0-6. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Building Crew
Mon, Oct 20, 3:30 pm

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

Read for the Record Challenge with Mayor Mattioli
Tue, Oct 21, 10:30 am

Our special guest, Mayor Mattioli of the Village of Royal Palm Beach, will be here to read this year’s Read for the Record Challenge book, "Bunny Cakes," by Rosemary Wells. After listening to this enjoyable read aloud, make a unique craft to remind you of the fun time you had at our library. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Fri, Oct 24, 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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Baby Story Time Special
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 months. (35 min.)

It’s Pajamarama Time @ Your Library!
Mon, Oct 27, 7:00 pm

Bring your sleeping bag and a flashlight because we’re going camping in the library! 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 are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (60 min.)

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Not So Spooky Movie Night
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family at the library! Ages 8 & up. (86 min.) PG

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You Can Make That With Rubber Bands?
Wed, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

Make amazing pieces of art using plain old rubber bands! All materials will be provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Look at What You Missed in Story Time!
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Weren’t able to join us for Story Time this season? Don’t worry, you can still make the crafts! Drop in and make any or all of the crafts we have from this past Story Time session. All materials will be provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

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Storybook Character Parade & Story Time
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Come and participate in our library parade dressed up as your favorite storybook character! Listen to some “not-so-scary” stories and make a special craft to take home. Ages 0-6. (45 min.)

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Tequesta Branch
Ooky, Kooky, Spooky
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

Join us for stories about mischievous monsters, spooky skeletons and more. Costumes welcome. There will be music and a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Bird Bonanza
Sat, Oct 04, 11:00 am

Fly in for fun stories featuring our favorite feathery friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Art Club
Mon, Oct 06, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.)

Pokémon League
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Not Your Grandma's BINGO
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring Bingo Night. Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Oct 20, 4:00 pm

Builders - create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

West Boca Branch
Minecraft Mania
Fri, Oct 03, 3:00 pm

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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Fire Prevention Week
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

A Community Education Specialist from PBC Fire Rescue will present fire safety tips, a story and an art project. The program will conclude with a visit from a fire truck (emergency permitting). Grades K & up. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
Sat, Oct 18, 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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WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®: Family & Child Workshop
Mon, Oct 20, 11:30 am

Participate with your child in activities and receive tools designed to develop their capacity to succeed in our diverse world, building self-esteem and developing a respect for differences. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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LEGO® in the Library
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

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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Baby Story Time
Tue, Oct 28, 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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Descubre tu arte! (Story Time in Spanish)
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Martes, 28 de octubre, 3:30 pm Ven a divertirte expresando tu creatividad artística. Juntos viajaremos por el mundo mágico del arte en donde podrás crear tu propia obra maestra. Edades 4 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Monster Mash
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

A time for school-aged ghosts and goblins to come and enjoy some Halloween stories, a game and a special craft. Grades K-3. (60 min.)

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Peek-A-Boo!
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

Bring the little ones for some not-so-scary Halloween fun. Enjoy stories, a short film and a craft. Ages 3 & up (45 min.)

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West Boynton Branch
Chess Class
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Oct 08, 3:30 pm

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

Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Thu, Oct 09, 3:30 pm

Enjoy Latin American traditions through music, dance and stories. Make your own piñata to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)
¡Fiesta! Celebremos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Disfrute de las tradiciones de los países latinoamericanos por medio del baile, la música y cuentos. Haga su propia piñata para llevar a casa. Edades 4-9. (45 min.)

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Chess Class
Wed, Oct 15, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Sat, Oct 18, 10:00 am

Builders create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Chess Class
Wed, Oct 22, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Oct 22, 3:30 pm

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

Tween Halloween Craft
Tue, Oct 28, 5:00 pm

Get in the spirit. Decorate for Halloween using the menagerie of crafts provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Halloween Party
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Time for Halloween tales and fun! Wear your Halloween costume and parade throughout the library. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Chess Class
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

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