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Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
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E.g., 2015-03-27
Adult Program
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh! Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages. (90 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Winter is Coming: A "Game of Thrones" Crafting Adventure
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 pm

Get ready for the next season of "Game of Thrones" by crafting a personalized character Cubeecraft™ and house sigil popcorn container. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 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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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 7:00 pm
The Basics.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

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

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Breast Cancer Awareness
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 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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Monthly Matinee
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm
"Life is Beautiful."
©Miramax. (110 min.) Holocaust Remembrance Day. PG-13

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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Acreage Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00 pm
Haiku.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Florida Trivia
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 7:00 pm

Ponce de Leon discovered Florida in the spring of 1513. Test your knowledge of Florida’s history, geography, culture and other categories in a game of trivia. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Monthly Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Hamlet."
©Warner Bros. (135 min.) Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! PG

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Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages. (90 min.)

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Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 7:00 pm

All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up.

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Children's Program
LEGO® Master Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

Work on your own LEGO® projects as usual or join us in a game that will test your building skills with fun and funny results! Are you a brick head or a Master Builder? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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American Girl: Grace Thomas
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Girl of the Year with Grace's favorite thing, making dessert! You'll work with others to make and decorate sugar cookies or peanut butter cookies. Learn about Grace's family business and how she is making a difference in people's lives. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.)

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Eggstremely Eggstraordinary Eggstravaganza
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 11:00 am

Start your morning sunny side up with a bunny parade around the library, egg races, bunny hop-scotch, and crack up over our silly indoor egg hunt. Ages 2-5. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun spring craft project. Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Nepal
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

Pick up or bring your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! Join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history and food of Nepal. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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April Showers Bring May Flowers
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:15 pm

It's time for a sprinkling of fun as we play games and make a craft all about spring flowers. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Cub
Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:30 pm

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

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Trash to Treasure: Recycled Art
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00 pm

Create something new and recycle at the same time using upcycled materials. Age 6-12. (60 min.)

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Do you love to sing along to our story time songs? Join a jam session of all your favorites with lots of musical instruments for you to play as we keep the music going. Ages 0-5. (30 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 7:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Picnic Time: No Ants Invited!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

Leave your rainy day blues behind. We're having an old-fashioned indoor picnic complete with games, stories and snacks. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

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Teen Program
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

Join a game of mafia, Uno or Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart, or try a new board game or card game. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Anime Otaku Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 7:00 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 6:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play some cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Can You Survive the Robot Apocalypse?
Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 7:00 pm

Discover some of the latest advances in communications tech and robotics then see if you have what it takes to survive the threats of tomorrow and today in our interactive game full of rogue AIs and malicious bots. Will you be l33t or defeated? Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (60-90 min.)

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