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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Paper Filigree: Quilled Pumpkin
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 10:30 am

Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques and create a fancy scrolled pumpkin to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

John Bednarik discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. You will learn effective strategies and a simple meditation technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bring the Museum to You: The National World War I Museum
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 2:15 pm

Designated by Congress as America's official World War I Museum, we are joined by members of the Museum for an engaging and interactive video conference. The Museum presents an introductory film that showcases authentic WWI artifacts from the Museum's collection and concludes with a Q&A session in which participants can interact with Museum staff. (60 min.)

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The Great War: Book Discussion Series
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War, learn about life in the trenches during a lively lecture and discussion of war poet Siegfried Sassoon’s biographical novel, “Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.” Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

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

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Book Life Presents: Herbs for Health and Wellness
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, University of Florida, Ada Medina-Solórzano, BS Certified Servsafe Instructor discusses how to add herbs to enhance your meals and the health benefits of particular herbs. Receive information on how to plant and take care of herbs. (60 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG-13

Fall Scherenschnitte
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 10:30 am

Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte” as we make decorative, lacy, paper creations for Halloween, or any festive time of year. (60 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Do you need specific computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with library staff. Various appointment dates and times available. (30 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator perspective)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:15 pm

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

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Children's Program
Fall Story Times
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 10:15 am

We offer Story Times for various ages. See our separate Story Time listing for dates and times.

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

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

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

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

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LEGO® Building Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 24, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Baby Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

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

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

Bring your sleeping bag and a flashlight because we’re going camping in the library! Sing and dance to some silly songs and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (60 min.)

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Not So Spooky Movie Night
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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Storybook Character Parade & Story Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

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

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Teen Program
Teen Read Week Kick-Off Event
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Gather some of your closest friends and have them meet you at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library to kick-off Teen Read Week 2014! Watch another one of our favorite teen reads that was turned into a blockbuster movie while enjoying delicious snacks and good conversation. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Teen Wii Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 4:30 pm

Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends at the library for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week: “Intro to Improv” Class
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Learn how to come up with funny, on-the-spot improvisational skits that will help you build your creativity, your confidence, and your language skills with Mr. Josh Flanders, improv extraordinaire. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Read Week Wrap-Up: Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Create your own vision board to make your dreams become your reality. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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