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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm
Recording Audio.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Someone is Watching.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

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

Staying Safe Online
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 9:00 am

Presented by Deputy Sheriff Shawn Mancino, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit. Learn how to protect yourself online in a twenty-first century world. Topics will include email scams, staying safe while shopping online, and tips for protecting your identity. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 1:00 pm
Digital Camcorder.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Shred it and Forget it!
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 5:30 pm

Shred your unwanted documents for free! In celebration of Money Smart Month, visit the shredding truck in the parking lot. Please note, this event is for individual personal documents, some limits may apply. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Sexual Assault Awareness
Main Library
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation
Main Library
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

Do you want to present your small claim case to the judge without hiring a lawyer? A small claim is a legal dispute which is valued at $5,000.00 or less. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00 pm

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

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de abril, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 1:00 pm
Using a Green Screen.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

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

The Diseases Bones Reveal and the Stories They Hide
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 7:00 pm

With the appropriate context, human skeletal remains offer us direct lines of evidence into the past, revealing people's diets, migration patterns, social identity, and much more. In this talk, we will come face-to-face with past people’s diseases, specifically in South American antiquity. Mr. Chamoun will look at how these diseases impacted how people were treated in the past and what this can say about how they understood themselves and others. (75 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

©Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13

Let Clutter Go!
Main Library
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Kathy Andio, a professional organizer, will offer you practical decluttering and organizational tips. She'll provide you with the support and inspiration you need to stop procrastinating and begin the job of letting go of clutter! (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Main Library
Mon, Apr 20, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month with award-winning poet Stacie Kiner as she critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

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Breast Cancer Awareness
Main Library
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - Roadmap to Success
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Angie Whitaker, Small Business Development Specialist II, from the Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) of Palm Beach County, will cover the registration process, as well as providing a responsive/responsible bid. Remember to bring your business cards to the session for a special drawing! (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 1:00 pm
Lynda.com.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Small Business 101: Current Issues Facing Small and New Businesses
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Analyst at Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will speak about the issues facing small and new businesses. He will discuss options to fund your business, selection of entities, government regulation, writing and using a business plan and lots more. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

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

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm
Using a Drawing Tablet.

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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Crafternoon: Thrilling Quilling
Main Library
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Explore the ancient art of paper quilling by learning how to roll, loop and curl strips to create beautiful floral designs. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

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

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 19, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Children's Program
Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 02, 3:00 pm
Montana.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
Idaho.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Book Creations
Main Library
Fri, Apr 10, 4:00 pm

This month we celebrate Library Week and Children’s Book Day, so let’s celebrate books and libraries by creating and illustrating a book of our own! Supplies provided. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Famous Artists
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 4:00 pm

Learn all about the work of classic artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Then, create art like just they created - but with your own special flair! Music, stories, and your unique, gorgeous paintings will make for a fun-filled afternoon! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Life-Sized Chutes and Ladders Game
Main Library
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

The library will become the game board and you will be the moving pieces in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Don’t miss the excitement! Ages 5-11. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm
Utah.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
"Mummies in the Morning," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Planting a Garden
Main Library
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

After reading stories about growing a garden, we'll plant seeds of our own in flower pots and make creative charts to monitor our plant’s progress. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Celebremos El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros con Arte (Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books with Art)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 11:15 am

martes, 28 de abril, 11:15 am Celebra el amor por la literatura y al arte con historias y una variedad de manualidades. Edades 3 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the love for books and art with stories and a variety of crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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Craft-Mania
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

It’s that time again! We have lots of different crafts waiting for you. Come on in and make them all in one program! Ages 4-10. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00 pm
"Pirates Past Noon," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Teen Program
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 07, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 14, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Teens Only: Life-Sized Chutes and Ladders Game
Main Library
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

The library will become the game board and you will be the moving pieces in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Don’t miss this board game come to life! Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)