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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Facebook & Posting Photos
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Aug 29, 10:30 am
Learn how to post your pictures on Facebook so that you can share them with friends and family far and wide! This program is for everyone who has ever wondered, "I would love to share my pictures with everyone I know on Facebook." Book early, space is limited.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 1:00 pm
English Exchange Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free infomal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills Seating is limited. 561-996-3453
(2 hr.)
Introduction to Crochet
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 10:30 am
Ever wanted to be crafty and make your gifts for the holiday season? If so, join us as we learn some basic crochet stitches and make a project. All materials will be provided.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 24, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “Go Set a Watchman”
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 10:30 am
Librarian James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Harper Lee’s, “Go Set a Watchman.” Join us as we explore how the characters from “To Kill a Mockingbird” are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
CANCELLED - Cultural Food Diversity Program: A Taste of the World: Mexico
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 11:00 am
People all over the world tend to regard their own diet as sensible and the diets of other cultures as bizarre or strange. Join us for eight food tastings from September 2015 until March 2016 and discover the multicultural differences that make America the melting pot that it is.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 01, 1:00 pm
English Exchange Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free infomal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills Seating is limited. 561-996-3453
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 15, 1:00 pm
English Exchange Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free infomal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills Seating is limited. 561-996-3453
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 22, 1:00 pm
English Exchange Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free infomal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills Seating is limited. 561-996-3453
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 29, 1:00 pm
English Exchange Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free infomal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills Seating is limited. 561-996-3453
(2 hr.)
Children's Program
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 10:30 am
Birds & Chickens.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 6:30 pm
Birds & Chickens.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 05, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 10:30 am
Colors/Rainbows.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 6:30 pm
Colors/Rainbows.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Bingo Mania!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 3:00 pm
Play bingo and win a small prize. Light refreshments included. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 10:30 am
Frogs.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 6:30 pm
Frogs.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
It's Nail Art!
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 2:30 pm
Use various polishes and decals to create beautiful nail designs. Ages 8 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 10:30 am
Farm.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 6:30 pm
Farm.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Exciting Electrons
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 10:00 am
This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Suncatcher Art
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 2:30 pm
Make a cool suncatcher using special paint. Dress to get messy. Ages 10 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.