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Adult Program
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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. Then get ready to play some cards. All ages. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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. (30-60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 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. (30-60 min.)

Be My Valentine Card-Making Craft
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 7:00 pm

Warm a loved one’s heart by creating a homemade valentine. Paper-crafting techniques and materials provided. All ages. (60 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 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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Black History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Feb 08, 1:00 pm
"Do The Right Thing."

©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) R

Ground-breaking movies from the influential filmmaker Spike Lee are featured.

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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. (30-60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 7:00 pm

Experience a telescopic view of the night sky with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. (90 min.)

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Won't You Bookmark My Valentine?
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 6:00 pm

Give that special someone a thoughtful Valentine's gift this year by crafting a handmade corner bookmark. Materials provided. All ages. (90 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 7:00 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. (30-60 min.)

Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Black History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Feb 22, 1:00 pm
"Malcolm X."

©Warner Bros. (201 min.) PG-13

Ground-breaking movies from the influential filmmaker Spike Lee are featured.

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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. (30-60 min.)

Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of our all-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up. (90 min.)

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Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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.)

Beeing a Friend to the Honeybee: Beekeeping & Bee-Friendly Basics
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 7:00 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener and Palm Beach County Beekeeper Association member, will provide essential information for aspiring beekeepers. (60 min.)

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Herbs for Health and Wellness
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 6:00 pm

Ada Medina-Solorzano, from the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service, teaches you how to add herbs to enhance your meals. Get tips on planting herbs and discover their health benefits. (60 min.)

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Teatime Trivia
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 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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Children's Program
Groundhog, Can You See My Shadow?
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 11:15 am

Punxsutawney Phil comes out every Groundhog's Day and predicts how much longer winter will last by looking for his shadow. Let's learn about shadows and read some stories about groundhogs. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

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Game Time
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

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

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Catch Super Bowl Fever!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:30 pm

It's an early release day, now who's ready for some football? We've got the cure for Super Bowl Fever, a fun-filled afternoon of relay races and other indoor sports games and activities designed to get you in the spirit for Sunday. What's a Super Bowl party without some snacks and even a few prizes? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Time for Toys: Movie Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.) Join us for a showing of this animated classic about the lives of toys and bring your own favorite action figures or dolls to play together in our amazing play set environment. All ages. G

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American Girl: Mia
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

Mia's dream is to skate, just like the rest of her family, but she doesn't want to be a hockey player, she dreams of being a figure skater. Learn about how hard it can be to pursue your dreams when all you want to do is fit in, and make a craft to celebrate your dream. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Enjoy a snack while you play some Wii games, board games or card games with your friends and maybe make some new ones. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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LEGO® Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:30 pm

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

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The Music & Magic of Mardi Gras!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 4:00 pm

Get the family ready for a brassy and bold musical extravaganza when the Seminole Ridge Jazz Band lights up the library with swing and style. Between sets, play our Fat Tuesday games and receive Mardi Gras masks, beads and chocolate coins. All ages. (90 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a special Valentine’s Day craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Botswana
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Pick up or bring your Explorers' Club Passport because we have mysteries and wonders to discover across the globe! This month, join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history, music and more of Botswana. Ages 6-12. (60-90 min.)

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Say "Ni Hao" to Chinese New Year!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Feb 20, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Goat with silly stories, both traditional and new, and a funny goat craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 11:15 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30 pm

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

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Teen Program
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 6:30 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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Japanese Animation & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 6:30 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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Love Stinks: Anti-Valentine's Day Party
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 6:30 pm

Romance is just the worst. Celebrate the single life with chocolate, games, fun and friends, minus the relationship drama. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:30 pm

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

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 pm

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

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Jam Session
Acreage Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 6:30 pm

It's Java Jam, but just for teens, and with soda and snacks instead of coffee. Bring your favorite acoustic instrument and jam out with a group of other teen musicians of various skill levels. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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