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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-10-20
E.g., 2014-10-20
Adult Program
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 1:00 pm

Scanning Images.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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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Book Life Presents: "Gone Girl"
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

This mystery thriller was the book that we could not put down, a wild ride of a page turner! Let’s get together to talk about all the chilling twists, startling revelations and non-stop surprises. Who did you believe, suspect, sympathize with, and despise? Chatting about it could be almost as fun as reading it! Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Craft Night: Origami Tulips
Main Library
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Experienced crafter Kelly Handy will show you how to turn simple squares of paper into a beautiful origami tulip. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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

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

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 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.

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 1:00 pm

How to Use a Microphone.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, 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.)

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

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si no puede asistir durante la fecha asignada; llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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

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

Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

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.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 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.

Preregister.
1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Oct 30, 6:30 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.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 1:00 pm

Scanning Photos.

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.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 6:30 pm

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

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job-search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (90 min.)

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Cookies for Kids: Tasting the Sweetness of Adoption
Main Library
Wed, Nov 05, 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Adoption Month with representatives from the Children’s Home Society of Florida as they share valuable information on foster care and adoption. Individuals or families who are interested in fostering or adopting can come and speak with the CHS staff in an informal setting. (90 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - A Roadmap to Progress
Main Library
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

We will discuss the use of the Internet for Palm Beach County registration process and explain the bid response process using Palm Beach County as an example. An online use of the website will be utilized to view the procurement section of the website as well as other important data for this session. To register call Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

Exploring Florida's Rich Archaeological History
Main Library
Thu, Nov 06, 7:00 pm

What can an oyster tell you? The answer is more than you think! Jennifer Green will discuss the remains of a prehistoric shell midden located at Dubois Park, providing an overview of archaeological investigations and the importance of oysters beyond the dinner plate. (75 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef.
Lecture 2: Launching the Day.
Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Know Your Numbers!: Free Screenings for Diabetes Week 2014
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Staff from FAU's Community Health Center will be providing free cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose screenings. Early detection is key. Free glucose and blood pressure monitors will be given to those at high risk. (2 hr.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to 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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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Main Library
Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

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Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Sunday Domino Club (Domingo de Dominó)
Main Library
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 16 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro nuevo 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 new 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.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

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.)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Workshop (Información Sobre Como Obtener la Ciudadanía Americana)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 18 de noviembre, 2:00 pm Representantes de la oficina del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) ofrecerán información del proceso de naturalización, pràctica de la entrevista y contestaràn sus preguntas. Información en inglés y español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. USCIS officers will discuss the naturalization process, do mock interviews, and answer your questions. Lecture in English and Spanish. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

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

Understanding Social Security Disability Income
Main Library
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Wright Thompson, from the Social Security Administration, will discuss the federal program that provides assistance to people with disabilities. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Main Library
Wed, Nov 19, 6:00 pm

Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.
Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal?
Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

Preregister.
National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week with PBC Food Bank
Main Library
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov 15-23), a representative from PBC Food Bank will discuss hunger relief efforts in Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Main Library
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (100 min.) PG

Medicare Part D
Main Library
Mon, Nov 24, 10:00 am

Please join local SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Director Samantha Howell for an in-depth view of Medicare drug costs and 2015 Medicare cost and benefit changes. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio in Audacity.

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.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Zumba®
Main Library
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Children's Program
Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Oct 23, 3:00 pm

Wisconsin

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

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Halloween Spooktacular
Main Library
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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Halloween Hullaballoo
Main Library
Fri, Oct 31, 10:00 am

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

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Craft-Mania
Main Library
Fri, Nov 07, 3:30 pm

It’s time to bring out all of our favorite crafts for a crafting extravaganza! Get ready to make and bring home a whole bunch of great crafts. Ages 4-11. (45 min.)

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Royal Tea Party
Main Library
Mon, Nov 10, 4:00 pm

Princes and princesses are cordially invited to a very special tea party! Dress up (or come as you are), bring your favorite doll or stuffed friend, and join us for a very special event. Refreshments will be served. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Let’s Explore: Our Five Senses
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 am

Join us for a special story time all about our senses. Explore each of your 5 senses through science and crafts. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Where the Wild Things Are: Story Time Special
Main Library
Wed, Nov 12, 4:00 pm

All wild things are welcome to join us for this special celebration of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, "Where the Wild Things Are". We will make special crafts and have our very own “wild rumpus!” Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Main Library
Sat, Nov 15, 3:00 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Family Movie Day
Main Library
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) PG

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I'm Thankful!: Story Time Special
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 11:00 am

We all have so much to be thankful for! Join us for stories, crafts, music, and more - all about the season of thanks. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Thanksgiving Crafts
Main Library
Tue, Nov 25, 4:00 pm

Make a very special Thanksgiving Day craft that will help you get in the spirit for the big day. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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The Human Body Experience
Main Library
Wed, Nov 26, 11:00 am

Join us for a special story time all about the human body. Learn what our bodies can do through science and crafts. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Oct 28, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the Creation Station allows teens 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 Creation Station can help with that! A Creation Station mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Nov 04, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the CreationStation allows teens 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.)

Teen Movie
Main Library
Mon, Nov 17, 5:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (140 min.) PG-13

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Teen Book Discussion
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Join us for a lively book discussion of "Looking for Alaska," by our favorite, best-selling author John Green. Stop by the Children’s Desk to get your copy. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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CreationStation: Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Teen Time in the CreationStation allows teens 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.)