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E.g., 2014-09-18
E.g., 2014-09-18
Adult Program
Fantásticas Vivencias Musicales (Fantastic Live Music from Grupo Fantasía)
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

Grupo Fantasía performs a rhythmic celebration of Latin American music and culture. Bring the whole family to participate! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:30 p.m. El Grupo Fantasía interpreta una celebración rítmica de la música y cultura latinoamericana. ¡Trae a la familia entera para participar! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Banned Book Week - Film & Discussion
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

­­©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Dr. Benito Rakower will introduce and lead a discussion of the film "Women in Love," based on the D.H. Lawrence novel of the same title. Set in the English Midlands of 1920s, both were controversial because of their depiction of the romantic and erotic relationships between two sisters and two men. Dr. Rakower has taught film appreciation in Massachusetts and Florida and received a doctorate from Harvard University. (131 min.) R

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:30 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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Letting Go of Clutter
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Are you living in CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)? Kathy Andio will share the underlying reasons for your clutter and provide tips to motivate you to "let go of all that stuff." (90 min.)

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Medicare Preventive Services
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 2:30 pm

Medicare has found that less than 10% of the people who are eligible receive the recommended screenings and immunizations. Learn about the importance of preventive services covered by Medicare and who is eligible. (60 min.)

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Italian Heritage Month Film: Ubaldo
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

This documentary highlights a cultural festival more than 800 years old that can be found in only two places in the world: Gubbio, Italy and Jessup, Pennsylvania. Their stories create a uniquely intimate bridge between two countries, cultures and communities over which they share their past and present. Join us afterward for an Italian treat, a small serving of gelato. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity and have fun as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (90 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Healthy Eating with Whole Foods Market
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Enjoy a cooking demonstration by Courtney Burke, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist with Whole Foods Market, Palm Beach Gardens. Learn to prepare healthy recipes using local organic produce! (60 min.)

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Judge for Yourself
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:30 pm

Hear about the role and importance of appellate judges and your role in deciding if they should be retained or removed from the bench! This engaging and interactive presentation is brought to you by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Related Education Committee. (60 min.)

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Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (91 min.) R ­

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Socrates Cafe
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, of the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Block Party: Legos in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of Lego bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Animal Tracking
Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 3:15 pm

Who made those tracks? Explore your detective side as you discover the differences in tracks between raccoons, rabbits, beavers and other animals in the wild. Ages 5-8. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook & favorite yarn and socialize while
learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Ages 4-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Fall Fun Stomp!
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-3. Limit 30. (30 min.)

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with Dr. James L. Casale
Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:00 pm

Dr. James L. Casale will present his parent-friendly book, "Wise Up: Be the Solution." He has received many educational awards during his career including being named first male Florida Teacher of the Year. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do before Halloween? Enjoy not-so-scary stories, songs and a fun craft. Ages 3-7. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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What Was I Scared Of? Puppet Show
Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Join us for a retelling of “What Was I Scared Of?” by Dr. Seuss and make a spooky craft. Ages 5-9. Limit 30. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 6:00 pm

Bring the current book, graphic novel or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Teen Pumpkin Decorating
Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

You are invited to join us for some Halloween pumpkin decorating fun. We supply the pumpkins and decorations, you supply the creativity! Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Teen Caramel Apple Dipping Party
Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Apples + caramel + candy = a perfect fall afternoon! All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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