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Adult Program
Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Jul 12, 9:15 am

Join us for this four-week series of beginner's yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

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Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:00 pm
©Universal Pictures. (100 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (114 min.) PG-13

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 13, 2:00 pm

©MGM. (94 min.) R

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New Movie @ Your Library
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (121 min.) R

Palm Tran & Palm Tran Connection
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 2:00 pm

Come learn about both Palm Tran's fixed route bus service, as well as the Palm Tran Connection door to door transportation for disabled (including application process and eligibility requirements). Bus routes serving the Delray Beach area will be covered. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, follow the evolution of art as it approached the last quarter of the 18th century and evolved in ways that were unforeseen. Unlike neoclassicism, which is clearly a stylistic term, romanticism seems to be an attitude first and foremost. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 39: Neoclassicism and the Birth of Romanticism. Lecture 40: Romanticism in the 19th Century.

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Naturalization Information Session
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 6:00 pm

Get all of your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS. Find out the requirements for naturalization and watch a mock interview. (60 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 10:00 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Meat—From Spatchcocked Chicken to Brined Pork Chops; Seafood—From Market to Plate; Vegetables in Glorious Variety

Learn how to cook or improve your skills & palate with this 24-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over eight weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission.

Revenue: Exporting and Government Contracting - It’s the Hip Thing to Do!
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 2:00 pm

Step outside your comfort zone to generating revenue for your business. Exporting and government contracting are two sources of income many small business owners do not consider. Join Ted Kramer, Debbie Lanford and Carole Hart of the Small Business Development Center as they map these possible roads to revenue sources.

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Adults and ages 9 & up. (90 min.)

Portrait Demonstration with Renée Plevy
Main Library
Tue, Jul 15, 6:30 pm

This award-winning artist will demonstrate how to paint a portrait by creating an oil sketch of an audience member, while sharing personal anecdotes about the famous people she's painted and being part of the New York arts scene. (90 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria: "La Montaña Invisible"
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 6:30 pm

Martes, 17 de julio (Literacy Gathering: "Invisible Mountain," program in Spanish) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "La montaña invisible" de Carolina de Robertis. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

The Interesting & Tragic Life of Mark Twain
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 7:00 pm

In his time, Mark Twain was arguably the most famous man in the world. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side. This talk surveys the interesting life of Mark Twain. With Dr. Matt Klauza, a professor at Palm Beach State College. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One (Hands-on)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 9:00 am

Call for an appointment with a staff member to train you on borrowing the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet. (30 min.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 10:30 am

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in an individualized 30-minute session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. (2 hr.) Limited sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 1:00 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, explains the seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps along with the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Coupon Strategies
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save on groceries with expert couponing tips. (90 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, Jul 16, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 16, 23, 30 de julio, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Main Library
Wed, Jul 16, 2:00 pm

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

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Social Media for Business
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 2:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner, from the Small Business Development Center, shows you how to promote your business and create a recognizable brand in the most cost-effective way. (90 min.)

Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 6:30 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads discussion groups for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 10:30 am

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

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Meryl Streep Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 1:00 pm
©Miramax. (104 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of this movie icon. Streep has been nominated for a record 18 Academy Awards and has won three times.

Book & Film Discussion: All the Pretty Horses
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 1:30 pm

Join in a lively discussion of Cormac McCarthy's award-winning novel of a young man's search for purpose and meaning in the fading cowboy era of late 1940s Texas and Mexico. Return on 7/17 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Columbia Pictures. (117 min.) PG-13

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Connecting With Your Inner Self
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 2:00 pm

Maisie Ross, a Certified Family Life Educator from the PBC Extension Service, leads a discussion about topics such as fears, aging, changing obstacles into opportunities, dealing with problems optimistically, and appreciating where you are in life. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 17, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in a 30-minute individualized session with a librarian. (2 hr.) Sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain. Lecture 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain.

This 12-DVD lecture series describes how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through electrochemical pathways. Enhance your brain function by following the steps highlighted in this documentary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Great Courses­­­® - Great Masters: Mahler - His Life and Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 2:30 pm
3. Early Songs and Symphony No. 1. 4. The Wunderhorn Symphonies.

A biographical and musical study of Mahler, who was both a composer and the greatest opera conductor of his time. The lectures include more than a dozen excerpts from Mahler's symphonies and other works. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Learning Express - The New Version! And How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Thu, Jul 17, 2:30 pm

Learning Express is an online database with skill-building exercises, test preparation materials and practice exams. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use it to access practice tests for the new 2014 GED®, SAT®, FCAT, firefighter and postal worker exams, and many more. Also learn techniques using this database for job-searching, résumé-writing, interviewing, workplace skills and more. (60 min.)

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Go Green, Stay Green
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:30 pm

Lana Blackman, Education and Media Specialist with the Solid Waste Authority of PBC, will explain how garbage is transformed into electricity, what to do with household hazardous waste, and proper recycling techniques. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 6:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 6:00 pm

Unplug and enjoy classic games like Scrabble or bring your own favorite board game to share and play with others. (90 min.)

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Club de Lectura en Español
Main Library
Thu, Jul 17, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 17 de julio, 6:30 pm (Book Discussion, in Spanish) Venga para una conversación literaria entre amigos de la lectura. Para encontrar el libro de este mes, visite el Mostrador de Circulación en la Biblioteca Principal o llame al 561-233-2600. (60 min.)

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Adult Craft Night: Decorative Tiles
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 6:30 pm

Create a set of decorative tiles using a variety of techniques. Bring a photocopy of a picture that is 4”x 4” or smaller and a pair of scissors. All other materials are provided. (90 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Jul 18, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures. (112 min.) PG-13

Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Jul 19, 9:15 am

Join us for this four-week series of beginner's yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Genealogy and Ancestry.com
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 10:30 am

Did your parents immigrate to the United States? Could you possibly be descended from royalty? Where do your aunts, uncles and cousins once removed live? Find out the answer to these and more questions and learn how to use a library database called Ancestry that can only be accessed from the library computers. Come and see what your family tree looks like. (90 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 2:00 pm

©Dreamworks Pictures. (149 min.) PG-13

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Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Adult Summer Reading Program Book Discussion: Literary Elements
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 2:00 pm

Librarian Stacy Alesi leads a discussion of "Cooked," by Michael Pollan. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 6:30 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 10:00 am

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jul 22, 1:00 pm
Scanning images and slides.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
A Few Great Desserts for Grown-Ups; Thirst—The New Frontier of Flavor; Crafting a Meal, Engaging the Senses

Learn how to cook or improve your skills & palate with this 24-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over eight weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission.

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up and adults. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 7:00 pm

Martes, 22 de julio, 7:00 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. You'll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One (Hands-on)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 9:00 am

Call for an appointment with a staff member to train you on borrowing the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet. (30 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment with a librarian to learn how you can borrow eBooks from the library for free. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop or mobile device. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Introduction to Export
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 11:30 am

Did you know 95% of the world’s customers are outside of U.S. borders? Explore overseas opportunities for your business and identify where your products and services are in demand throughout the world. From cultural differences essential to conducting international business to trade statistics and grant opportunities, we'll share valuable information you can't afford to miss! Join Debbie Lanford, International Trade Specialist, SBDC, CGBP, as she walks you through the steps of exporting your product. (90 min.)

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Raw Foods Diet: Truth & Myths
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm

PBC Extension agent Ada Medina-Solorzano will discuss the facts and fallacies of this increasingly popular, new, lifestyle diet. (60 min.)

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Learn to Let Go of Clutter
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm

Kathy Andio, PBSC instructor and member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, will share the underlying reasons for your clutter and provide strategies to motivate you to "let go of all that stuff." (60 min.)

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How to Conduct Business with Florida Atlantic University
Main Library
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm

Did you know that Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a major research institution? Join us for an informative session with the expert of FAU's Purchasing Department, Anthony Montero, Associate Director. Doing business with this state university could be good for your financial health. He will also provide you with other valuable data regarding the State of Florida's website for business opportunities too. Don't miss this once-a-year session with an expert. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 16, 23, 30 de julio, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

Preregister.
Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Craft Night: Beaded Jewelry
Main Library
Wed, Jul 23, 6:00 pm

You don’t have to be an expert to make spectacular beaded jewelry. Create something unique and gorgeous for yourself or as a special gift. (45 min.)

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iPhone Photography Basics
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 6:30 pm

Did you know? The iPhone is the most used camera in the world. In this demonstration learn to shoot, edit/process and share your photographs through native iPhone features as well as specialized Apps. Spend time with Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s instructor, Shane Sgrogi, and you’ll be well on your way to tapping, swiping and pinching like an iPro.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch for a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Meryl Streep Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 1:00 pm
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (123 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of this movie icon. Streep has been nominated for a record 18 Academy Awards and has won three times.

Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 1:30 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer of the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm

View two lectures from the Yale Open Courses series on "Franny & Zooey," by J.D. Salinger, led by professor Amy Hungerford, and then stay for a short discussion of the book. Pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Not rated.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Focusing Your Attention. Lecture 6: Enhancing Your Memory.

This 12-DVD lecture series describes how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through electrochemical pathways. Enhance your brain function by following the steps highlighted in this documentary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

Preregister.
Thursday Movie Matinee
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:15 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13

Great Courses­­­® - Great Masters: Mahler - His Life and Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:30 pm
5. Alma and Vienna. 6. Family Life and Symphony No. 5.

A biographical and musical study of Mahler, who was both a composer and the greatest opera conductor of his time. The lectures include more than a dozen excerpts from Mahler's symphonies and other works. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

Preregister.
Intro to Computer Programming
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 6:30 pm

Do you have an idea for the next great app or want to learn and understand the technology shaping your world? Learn what coding is and about the resources available online and at the library to help you get started. (60 min.)

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Sci-Fi Friday Films
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 3:00 pm
©Summit Entertainment. (114 min.) PG-13

Classic science fiction novels come to life on the big screen.

Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Jul 26, 9:15 am

Join us for this four-week series of beginner's yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Weekend Matinee
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
©Dreamworks Pictures. (105 min.) PG-13

Up Close: A Microscopic Look at Insects
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 2:00 pm

Photographer Colin Hutton will display and speak about his stunning macro photography of insects. This up close look at the world of insects will amaze you and show why we shouldn't fear them. (60 min.)

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Edible Book Contest
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Jul 27, 3:00 pm

Show off your entry or support your neighbors, friends and family by coming out and voting for your favorite. Individuals or groups interested in entering the contest can pick up the guidelines and an entry form and return it by Jul 21. Entries limited to the first 15 to register. Prizes will be given for 1st ($35) and 2nd place ($15) in the form of Barnes & Noble gift cards. (60 min.)

Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 2:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals or work on current projects. For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook and yarn. (90 min.)

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Creative Lettering: Fonts & Styles
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 2:00 pm

Add personality to any creative memory craft or journaling page through handwritten lettering: From addressing and penning letters to writing names on gift tags and place cards. Supplies provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-one Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 2:00 pm

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

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 10:00 am

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

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Acid Reflux: Q & A With A Gastroenterologist
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 2:00 pm

Dr. Stephen Miller, Gastroenterologist from Bethesda Hospital, discusses this common illness and answers your questions. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion and TED Talk: “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey.”
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 2:30 pm

Watch the fascinating TED talk featuring the author Jill Bolte Taylor, brain research scientist, describing how she studied her own stroke as it happened. A lively discussion of both the video and book will follow. (90 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One (Hands-on)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 9:00 am

Call for an appointment with a staff member to train you on borrowing the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

The Art & Science of Schmoozing: Using Strategic Networking to Build Relationships
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 1:00 pm

No matter what sort of organization you’re in or level within that organization, you have to know how to schmooze. Laurie Glover, a veteran corporate trainer and schmoozer, teaches you how to succeed in networking by defining your focus, developing an opening line or two, mixing and mingling, and how to follow up. Quick tips and techniques abound in this presentation. Soon, you’ll be hungering for networking events rather than avoiding them. You’ll be a schmoozer! (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

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View & Discuss: "5 Broken Cameras"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 2:00 pm

©PBS. Nominated for an Oscar®, "5 Broken Cameras" is a deeply personal first-hand account of life and nonviolent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village where Israel is building a security fence. Palestinian Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, shot the film and Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi co-directed. A discussion, moderated by Dr. Eric J. Hanne of Florida Atlantic University, will follow. This event is in collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning, nonfiction film series. Tickets available starting Jul 21. (2 hr.) Not rated.

TED Talks: Science
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 2:00 pm

View talks from the world's most inspired thinkers, available at TED.com, on topics like new technology, health and the brain. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras
Main Library
Wed, Jul 30, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 16, 23, 30 de julio, 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

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Access to Your Public Records
Main Library
Wed, Jul 30, 2:00 pm

What is a public record? How can I access public records in Palm Beach County? Learn more about Palm Beach County’s records and where you can find them from a representative of the Clerk & Comptroller's office. (60 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 10:30 am

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

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Meryl Streep Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 1:00 pm
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (100 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of this movie icon. Streep has been nominated for a record 18 Academy Awards and has won three times.

Short, Short Film Festival
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Let your creativity show with a short, short film (up to 5 minutes). Open to ages 12 & up. Limited to first 15 entries. Five finalists will be selected to have their film shown at the festival. One winner will receive a $50 Best Buy gift card. Entry deadline 7/20/14. Pick up Entry Form, guidelines and Release Form at the Information Desk. Entries will not be accepted without an attached Entry Form and Release Form. For access to video editing software @ your library please contact the Serials Department at 561-233-2600 for details on using our new CreationStation, located at our Main Library in West Palm Beach. Details on the CreationStation can be found at: http://www.pbclibrary.org/creationstation. (60 min.)

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El Sol's Sunshine Organic Community Garden
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Alyssa Wood of El Sol will speak about what community gardening is and how it is becoming more prevalent as well as the benefits they provide. Learn about the El Sol Sunshine Organic Community Garden in Jupiter and how you may get involved. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Melt and Pour Soapmaking
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of making soap at home with your microwave. Materials will be provided. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in a 30-minute individualized session with a librarian. (2 hr.) Sign-up starts 30 minutes before each session. First-come, first-served.

The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
Lecture 7: Exercising Your Working Memory. Lecture 8: Putting Your Senses to Work.

This 12-DVD lecture series describes how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through electrochemical pathways. Enhance your brain function by following the steps highlighted in this documentary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Great Courses­­­® - Great Masters: Mahler - His Life and Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:30 pm
7. Symphony No. 6, and Das Lied von der Erde. 8. Das Lied, Final Symphonies, and the End.

A biographical and musical study of Mahler, who was both a composer and the greatest opera conductor of his time. The lectures include more than a dozen excerpts from Mahler's symphonies and other works. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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"New" Medicare Preventive Services
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:30 pm

Join representatives from SHINE for a free presentation about new Medicare preventive benefits under the Affordable Care Act. They will discuss the importance of preventive services, eligibility, covered services and costs. (90 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 3:00 pm
Staff will lead a discussion of “Almost Single,” by Advaita Kala. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Jul 31, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 10 y 31 de julio, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Yoga @ Your Library!
Main Library
Sat, Aug 02, 9:15 am

Join us for this four-week series of beginner's yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Aug 28, 3:00 pm
Staff will lead a discussion of “A Beautiful Mind,” by Sylvia Nasar. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm
Staff will lead a discussion of “The Namesake,” by Jhumpa Lahiri. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 10:00 am

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

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 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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Saturday Morning @ the Movies
Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 10:30 am

©Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Take a break from the heat by watching this cool movie. (102 min.) PG

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 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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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 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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Nighttime Friends
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs and a craft featuring our animal friends that sleep all day and play all night! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Lego Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:00 pm

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

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Paper Bag Day
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:00 pm

The paper bag manufacturing machine was patented on this date in 1859! We will celebrate the humble paper bag by making and decorating one without a machine! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Harry Potter Summer
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:30 pm
Astronomy: Don't get sucked into the black hole as we explore the stars and planets of our galaxy.

Remember to wear your house pins! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.)

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Mad Science (Fiction) Story Time
Main Library
Sat, Jul 12, 2:30 pm

Calling all mad scientists to join us for an out-of-this-world story time! We will read stories, enjoy activities and make an amazing craft with our special science fiction theme. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 10:30 am
Frogs.

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
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 11:00 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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Build the Future
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 2:00 pm

Do you like drawing? Do you like math? Do you like art? If you like all three, then you just might become an architect. Meet a real-life architect and build a small structure. Ages 7-11. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Tween Plant Pot Art
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 2:00 pm

Design a unique flower pot to start your own container garden at home. Ages 8–12. Space limited. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 3:30 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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Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 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.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 6:30 pm
Frogs.

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

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Water Safety
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 10:30 pm

Safety and fun go hand and hand at “splashing” time with The Drowning Prevention Coalition. Diane Hennessy’s ‘Build a Bear’ fun, interactive presentation will help you stay safe at the pool and on the beach. Take home some special surprises. Ages 3-10. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 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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Dream, Discover, Do
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 1:00 pm
Ages 3-5.

Join us as we talk, sing, read, write and play our way to a brighter future. Take home tips on how to incorporate these five practices of Every Child Ready to Read in your own home. Limit 30. (30 min.) First-come, first-served.

Grow Grassy Hair
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 2:00 pm

Let's garden at the Gardens! Make a hilarious grassy hair planter by letting your imagination sprout. Ages 7-11. Limit 24. (30 min.)

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Art For Tots!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 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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Garden Safari
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 3:00 pm

Join our friends from 4-H as we get hands-on with some of the nature, wildlife, bugs, worms and more, from your own backyard. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 3:00 pm

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

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Watered Down!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 3:00 pm

More fun with sea life and ocean lore! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Tween Gaming
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 3:30 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.) First-come, first-served.

Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Main Library
Tue, Jul 15, 4:00 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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Family Nutrition: Eat Healthy Stay Healthy
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 11:00 am
Make a Change.

Jessica Alamillo presents The University of Florida Expanded Nutrition Education Program.

Jr. Space Stations
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 1:15 pm

Let's blast off with some planetary fun! We'll have lots of exciting activities where you can draw, create and play. Ages 4-5. (60 min.)

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Movie Singalong!
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 1:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.) Come dressed as Anna, Elsa or any of your other favorite Disney characters. Be prepared to sing and dance to your favorite songs as we watch this popular movie. Ages 4-12. (102 min.) PG

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Summer Science Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
Crime Scene Science: See if you have what it takes to be a crime scene investigator as we explore forensics by taking finger prints, witness accounts and analyzing a secret

Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Space Stations
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:00 pm

Discover some of the mystery and fun of outer space! We'll have many interesting activities where you can make, explore and play. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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A.N.T.S.: Art & Nature Together with Science
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:00 pm
Going, Going, Gone: Many of the world’s most beautiful animals are endangered. We will investigate why and what people can do to help them survive.

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

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Wonderful Wednesdays: Summer Arts & Crafts
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 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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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:00 pm

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

Science Adventures
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:30 pm

Take a trip to the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library and experience a science adventure! Participate in simple science experiments that make you predict, observe and think! Dress to get messy. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Science Club
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:30 pm
Constellations: What’s in our night sky? Find out as we combine science, mythology and art!

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

Ciencia Impresionante
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:30 pm

Miércoles 16 de julio, 3:30pm.
(Story Time in Spanish)
Por medio de libros y de divertidas demostraciones científicas aprenderemos acerca de las maravillas de la ciencia. Edades 3 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 3:30 pm

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

Hands-On Science & Math Club
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 4:00 pm
Messy Problems. Let’s get messy while learning about oil spills, earthquakes, volcanoes and rock painting.

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

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Read Down Your Fines
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 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.)

Foam Fest!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 10:00 am

Hear some of Miss Elaine's favorite stories and make a foam project from leftover crafts from the previous year. Your choice but supplies are limited. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Summer Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 10:00 am

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

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McGruff the Crime Dog
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 11:00 am

Meet McGruff and a PBC Sheriff and get an identity kit that serves as your child’s official ID in case of emergency. All ages. (45 min.) Kits available from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 1:00 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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All Aboard!
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 2:30 pm

Toot toot! Meet us at the Story Time Station, where we'll get on board for stories about one of our favorite ways to sight-see. Songs, activities and a craft too! Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Magnet Mania
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 pm

Discover the magic of magnetism and paint a magnificent masterpiece using the attraction and repulsion of magnets. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Are you a Wimpy Kid?
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 pm

If you're a wimpy kid or just a fan of the series by Jeff Kinney, join us for fun activities! Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 pm

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 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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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 pm
Geography Bee: Let’s see how much you have learned about the 50 states by having a fun bee all about state geography. Bring your friends and family to watch and join in the fun. All children who have knowledge of the states are welcome to participate.

A very special club that makes learning about the 50 states lots of fun! Ages 6-9. (45 min.)

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Minion Bookmarks
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:00 pm

Design your own minion to save your page throughout the rest of the Summer Reading Program. Ages 5 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Lost in the Library Lab!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 3:30 pm

Unleash your inner scientist in our secret laboratory. Participate in simple experiments that make you think twice about science and how it affects our daily lives. Dress to get messy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.)

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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 4:00 pm

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 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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Watered Down!
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 10:30 am

More fun with sea life and ocean lore! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Origami in the Morning
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 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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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 11:30 am

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

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Build-A-Bug
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 1:00 pm

Insects are weird and wonderful creatures that we'll study and then make some of our own design using materials we find at hand. Get ready to make a little bit of a mess with paint, glue and other assorted fun stuff. Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Mad Science Club
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Session 1: Chemistry.

Discover the fun side of science and take part in spectacular activities and experiments. We'll explore two major branches of science. Grades 2-4. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Mad Science Club
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Session 3: Chemistry.

Discover the fun side of science and take part in spectacular activities and experiments. We will be exploring the four major branches of science. Grades 2-4. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Watered Down!
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 2:00 pm

More fun with sea life and ocean lore! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
©Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) G

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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
©Warner Bros. (109 min.) PG

Chapter Crafter: Daring Adventures & Duct Tape
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 3:00 pm

Listen to chapters from a few different books while you use our supplies to work on one or two art project of your choice. Ages 8-12. (60-90 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 3:00 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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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 18, 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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Block Party: Legos in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 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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Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 11:00 am

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

Fizz, Bang, Ring!
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 11:00 am

Clink, clank, thump! Music collides with science in this interactive performance of the Clarion Handbell Ensemble. (60 min.)

Star Wars Day
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 1:00 pm

The force is strong on this day! Celebrate all things Star Wars with games, crafts and more! All ages. (3 hr.)

Harry Potter Summer
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 2:30 pm
Charms and Transfigurations: We will have wand making and then test them out in some transfiguration games. Can you guess what you've been turned into?

Remember to wear your house pins! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.)

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Summertime Crafts
Main Library
Sat, Jul 19, 2:30 pm

Summertime is a great time for crafting! Bring the whole family for some great, summery arts & crafts this weekend. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Saturday Summer Cinema
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 2:30 pm

©Universal Pictures. (98 min.) PG

National Lollipop Day
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jul 20, 2:00 pm

Children will make a lollipop craft, sway to music, and listen to sugary sweet stories. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 10:30 am
Bears.

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

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Toddler Dot Art
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 10:30 am

Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 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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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 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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Physics Fun
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 4:00 pm

Harness the power of the wind with your own windmill. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 6:30 pm
Bears.

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

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Family Story Time
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 9:45 am
Five Senses.

Listen to stories and music, play games, and make a craft. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

Toddler Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 10:00 am

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

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 12:00 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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Fun with Liquids & Solids!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

Let's dress to get messy for some science exploration! Ages 4-8. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Art For Tots!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 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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Mysteries of History: Ancient Greece
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:00 pm

Explore the daily life of ancient Greece, learn about the magic of Greek mythology, and participate in fun challenges, then craft your own Olympic medal. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:00 pm

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

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Tween Tuesdays
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:00 pm

Create something all your own with our quick and easy crafts chosen especially for tweens. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Color Splash!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:00 pm

Make waves and express yourself at this adventure in color! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 3:00 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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Fun with Science
Main Library
Tue, Jul 22, 3:30 pm
The Science of Building: Join us for building competitions that are so much fun, you will never know you are learning about science. Who can build the biggest tower made of simple materials? Just remember that your tower will have to stand up to win the prize!

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

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 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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Bilingual Family Story Time & Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 6:30 pm

Martes, Julio 22, 6:30 pm
Hora de Cuentos bilingüe para la Familia y Bingo
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and play bingo. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)
Disfruten cuentos bilingües, canten canciones y juegen bingo. Edades 3 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Family Nutrition: Eat Healthy Stay Healthy
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 11:00 am
Celebrate!

Jessica Alamillo presents The University of Florida Expanded Nutrition Education Program.

Summer Science Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
Using Your Senses: Experiment with your five senses and learn how optical illusions work.

Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

Play some Wii games, board games or card games with snacks and good friends. Ages 6-12. (2 hr.)

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A.N.T.S.: Art & Nature Together with Science
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:00 pm
How Does Your Garden Grow? Put on your green thumb and learn about the incredible journey of seeds. Be prepared to get dirty!

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

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Cool Summer Science
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

Enjoy cool summer activities that explore the wonders of science. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Wonderful Wednesdays: Summer Arts & Crafts
Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 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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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

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

Science Club
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:30 pm
Ocean in a Bottle: Create your own underwater world in a bottle using various ocean elements.

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:30 pm

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

Hands-On Science & Math Club
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 4:00 pm
Digging Up the Past. Learn how scientists dig up the past in order to reveal its story.

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

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Read Down Your Fines
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 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, CELEBRATE with a Big Summer Wrap-up!
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 10:00 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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Summer Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 10:00 am

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

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Shocking Discoveries: Experiments in Electricity
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 1:15 pm

You'll be amazed at the power a piece of felt and a 9-volt battery can have as we explore the properties of insulation and conduction to create light and heat with electricity. Space is limited. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Color Splash!
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm

Make waves and express yourself at this adventure in color! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Tequesta Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 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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Shocking Discoveries: Experiments in Electricity
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

You'll be amazed at the power a piece of felt and a 9-volt battery can have as we explore the properties of insulation and conduction to create light and heat with electricity. Space is limited. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Children's Movie
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Snacks provided. (96 min.) G

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Prehistoric Popcorn
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

Learn about popcorn archaeology in this hands-on presentation. Presented by the Florida Public Archaeology Network. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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It's a Barbie World
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

Doll enthusiast Gina Morelli will explore the history of Barbie’s creation and careers with a multimedia presentation. Learn some trivia about the world’s most famous doll and then enjoy designing your own unique outfit. Collector dolls will be available for viewing and a variety of books available for check out. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Color Splash!
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

Make waves and express yourself at this adventure in color! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 10:00 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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Color Splash!
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 10:30 am

Make waves and express yourself at this adventure in color! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Movin' and Groovin'
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 11:00 am

It's a Library Dance Party! So dance, sing and move along to some favorite tunes and learn a new dance or two. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Sensory Science
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 11:00 am

Little ones can activate and utilize their five senses with stimulating “science experiences.” Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4. (40 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 11:30 am

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

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Mad Science Club
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Session 4: Physics.

Discover the fun side of science and take part in spectacular activities and experiments. We will be exploring the four major branches of science. Grades 2-4. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Mad Science Club
Gardens Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Session 2: Physics.

Discover the fun side of science and take part in spectacular activities and experiments. We'll explore two major branches of science. Grades 2-4. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Color Splash!
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:00 pm

Make waves and express yourself at this adventure in color! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:00 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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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
©Walt Disney Pictures. (96 min.) G

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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
©Walt Disney Pictures. (80 min.) Not rated.

Winter in July Crafting
West Boca Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:30 pm

Stop by the story time room and cool off while creating winter themed crafts. A variety of simple crafts are available. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Chapter Crafter: Spooky Stories & Stained Glass
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 3:00 pm

Listen to chapters from a few different books while you use our supplies to work on one or two art project of your choice. Ages 8-12. (60-90 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Family Reading Safari with The Palm Beach Zoo
Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 10:30 am

Go on a wild safari adventure! Meet zoo animals up close during this special visit from The Palm Beach Zoo and discover all the wonderful animal books the library has to offer. All ages. (45 min.)

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Minecraft and Your Craft
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 10:30 am

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players or just come for a craft. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Over the Rainbow
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 11:00 am

What’s all the hubbub over rainbow loom bracelets? Find out as we learn how to turn colorful rubber bands into fashion statements. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Teddy Bear Sleepover!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 11:00 am

Bring your favorite teddy bear to hear some fun stories about bears. Leave your bear to sleep over and drop by the next day to see all of the fun stuff your bear did after hours at the library. Photos will be dispersed to teddy bear owners the next day, so please stop by to claim your bear and pictures! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 11:00 am

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.)

Disney Crafternoon Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Chill out at the library with the coolest movie around. Enjoy an icy treat and a wintry craft in the heart of summer. All ages. (102 min.) PG

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Harry Potter Summer
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 2:30 pm
Defense Against the Dark Arts: Can you fend off dementors and find all the horcruxes? Then we need your help!

Remember to wear your house pins! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, Read! Family Reading Safari with The Palm Beach Zoo
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 3:00 pm

Go on a wild safari adventure! Meet zoo animals up close during this special visit from The Palm Beach Zoo and discover all the wonderful animal books the library has to offer. All ages. (45 min.)

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Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 10:30 am
Food.

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

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Wigglecise
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 11:00 am

Wiggle your way to the library to listen to music and dance with us! Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, bells and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Star Wars Jedi Training
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 2:00 pm

Calling all young Jedi! Perfect or practice your skills at our Star Wars Academy. Grades 1-5. Limit 30. (90 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 3:00 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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Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
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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It’s Pajamarama Time @ Your Library!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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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Night Sky Exploration
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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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Art For Tots!
Lantana Road Branch
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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Have a Seussical Day!
Acreage Branch
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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Introduction to Crochet
Glades Road Branch
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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Fun with Science
Main Library
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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Chickens 101: Care & Grooming
Acreage Branch
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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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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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Summer Science Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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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Fizz, Boom, CELEBRATE with A Big Summer Wrap-up!
West Boca Branch
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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Your First Art Show
Acreage Branch
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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A.N.T.S.: Art & Nature Together with Science
Greenacres Branch
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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Wonderful Wednesdays: Summer Arts & Crafts
Loula V. York Branch
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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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

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

Science Club
Wellington Branch
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.

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
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.)

Hands-On Science & Math Club
Glades Road Branch
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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Young Artist Gallery Walk
Acreage Branch
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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Read Down Your Fines
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
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.)

Rubber Band Creations
Acreage Branch
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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Summer Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Belle Glade Branch
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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Goo Day!
Loula V. York Branch
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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Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Wellington Branch
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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Engineering Excitement
Acreage Branch
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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Pet Parenting
Glades Road Branch
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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Goo Day!
Loula V. York Branch
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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Teen Program
Movie Matinee for Teens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 12, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. Keep cool while making a unique key chain and watching a hot movie. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (146 min.) PG-13

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Money Management Workshop
Main Library
Sun, Jul 13, 1:00 pm

Join us for a unique workshop presented by representatives from Palm Beach County’s 4-H Cooperative Extension. Teens will learn all about the importance of saving money and will be given the tools to be money smart. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity! Ages 12-17. (3 1/2 hr.)

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A Sundae on Sunday, with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jul 13, 2:00 pm

Bring whatever you're reading or have read and enjoyed; books, mangas, graphic novels, blogs, magazines, etc. to discuss with others, whilst making and enjoying ice cream sundaes. If you enjoy writing, bring some of your own work to share with others! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Creative Paper Beads
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 14, 6:30 pm

Come create stylish paper beads and string a beautiful bracelet of your own design. Grades 6 -12. (60 min.)

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Teen Anime Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 15, 6:00 pm

View new anime titles. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 6:00 pm

Bring whatever you're reading: a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Hip Hop Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 6:00 pm

Come learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this 8-week course. Please wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11–17. (60 min.)

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Teen Titles and Tea
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 16, 6:00 pm

Gather with other book lovers and discuss your favorite title, series, fictional love match ... the possibilities are endless! Tea and other beverages will be served with light refreshments. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Pepperoni Pages
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 6:00 pm

Brag about or trash a current book or graphic novel you're reading while dining on pizza. Ages 12-17. Space limited. (45 min.)

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Teen Hangout!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jul 17, 6:30 pm

Come hang out and do whatever ... play Wii, board games or card games, read, or just chat with friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Soul Line Dancing
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 10:00 am

Learn the latest slides and moves for all those summer cookouts.

Tosho-Con: Manga Meals
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 1:30 pm

Toshokan is Japanese for library. Tosho-Con is a festival of manga & anime! Learn how to make some simple Japanese dishes and make delicious, beautiful snacks for our Cosplay Café, then help us put it all together. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 1:30 pm

©New Line Cinema. Grades 6 & up. (161 min.) PG-13

RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 2:00 pm

Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program Teen Reading Frenzy and “spark a reaction”! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Poetry Workshop
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 2:30 pm

Hear great tips on writing poetry and share poems that you've written. Refreshments served. Ages 13-18. (45 min.)

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Tosho-Con: Cosplay Café
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 3:00 pm

Come in your favorite cosplay and prepare to be served by the staff at our charming Acreage Anime Café. Enjoy classical music, tea, snacks and big screen anime. End your afternoon with our costume contest. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 19, 3:00 pm

Meet your friends at the library for an afternoon of Wii games. Sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program Teen Reading Frenzy and “spark a reaction”! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Acting Up!
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 3:00 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughter and pizza as we play some cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 3:00 pm

Interested in anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it's all about? Join us for old and new favorites plus snacks and socializing. We'll view some anime episodes and make a manga craft. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Game ON!
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 21, 6:00 pm

Wii games are waiting for you at our evening of friendly competition. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Teen Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Jul 22, 5:00 pm

It’s time to get crafty! Join us for exciting summertime crafts that are just for teens. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Chocolate Tasting Party!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 6:00 pm

Explore chocolate through tastings, trivia, games and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11–17. (45 min.)

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Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 6:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Now Hear This!: Teen Reading Frenzy Teen Summer Science
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 5:00 pm

A representative from the PBC 4-H will show us how we can use common household items to make a "Bee Buzzer" in a hands-on activity that demonstrates the science of sound. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Nail Art
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 5:30 pm

Want professional manicures without the professional price? Design beautiful nail art. Get secret tips and tricks of the trade. Your nails will never look the same again. Ages 12–17. Space limited. (90 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 6:00 pm

Join a game of Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or other Wii games, or try a new board game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Hip Hop Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 6:00 pm

Come learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this 8-week course. Please wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11–17. (60 min.)

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Babysitting Workshop
Main Library
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand, PBC Fire Rescue will instruct teens on proper care of infants and children, important things to know when caring for children, safety techniques, and everything that great babysitters need to know. Don’t miss this important two-part workshop recommended for all teen babysitters, teens who care for younger siblings or family members, and teens currently or planning on working with children. Certificates issued after second session. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Science Fiction Trivia Battle
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 6:00 pm

Do you think you know everything there is to know about science fiction? Join a team and show what you know in this exciting trivia game. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Teen Movie Matinee!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 3:00 pm

© Summit Entertainment. (98 min.) PG-13

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Have Your DNA and Eat It Too
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of DNA structure while you make your own edible candy DNA model. Grades 6-12. (45 min.)

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So You Think You Can Dance
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 1:00 pm

Showcase your hot moves at Teen Dance Dance Revolution. Be crowned king or queen of our dance extravaganza. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 3:00 pm

Love to draw and create? Come and hang with us! We might even have a special art project this month. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Hip Hop Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 6:00 pm

Come learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this 8-week course. Please wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11–17. (60 min.)

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Candy Mosaics
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 6:00 pm

Construct your own colorful pattern or picture using only sugary treats as your materials! Take a picture, it'll last longer - because you can eat them when you're done! Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Pizza & Pages: The Maze Runner
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 7:00 pm

Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "The Maze Runner," by James Dashner. Pick up a copy at the Youth Services desk. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11–17. (45 min.)

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Babysitting Workshop
Main Library
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand, PBC Fire Rescue will instruct teens on proper care of infants and children, important things to know when caring for children, safety techniques, and everything that great babysitters need to know. Don’t miss this important two-part workshop recommended for all teen babysitters, teens who care for younger siblings or family members, and teens currently or planning on working with children. Certificates issued after second session. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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