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E.g., 2014-09-19
E.g., 2014-09-19
Adult Program
Banned Books Week: Movie
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and recognizes the ongoing struggle against censorship. Experience the big screen adaptation of an often-banned classic novel. (129 min.) Not rated.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 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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Banned Books Week Bingo
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of “Banned Books Bingo.” (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:00 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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Música Tropical con el Grupo Alegro (Tropical Music with Grupo Alegro)
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 3:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 3:00 p.m. El Grupo Alegro interpreta la música tropical de varios países de Latinoamérica. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Alegro performs tropical music from various Latin American countries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 6:00 pm

Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 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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Fruit Trees for the Florida Homeowner
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener and President of the Palm Beach County Rare Fruit Council, will enlighten Florida gardeners about fruit trees that will thrive in this environment. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 am

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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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 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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Children's Program
Awesome Autumn
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall themed craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Family Movie Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

©Warner Bros. Build a great time into your day by making some amazing LEGO® creations while enjoying this well-crafted movie. All ages. (100 min.) PG

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 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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American Girl: Kit Kittredge
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Extra! Extra! There's big news to report! We have mysteries to solve and collages to make as we take part in Kit's favorite activity ... newspaper reporting. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 2:30 pm

Do you have a favorite story time song or just love music? Come for a special all-musical jam session. We'll rock out with lots of instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Your Pizza Place
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 3:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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Teen Program
Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 5:30 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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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Bring 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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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 5:30 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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Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:00 pm

Celebrate the ancestor festival of Obon with anime and snacks! Chat with friends and fans about cool holiday traditions from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Ridiculously Rotten Movie Nite
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. What's more terrifying than a clown? Hang out and LOL at this hilariously terrible movie to find out. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 12-17. (88 min.) PG-13

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 5:30 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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Pizza Chat: Fic Swap!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Get ready to share what scares you! This month we're going to share a part of our favorite scary book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga while enjoying pizza, candy and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Acting Up!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 5:30 pm

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

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