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Adult Program
AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 03, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 2:30 pm

Lecture 1: Isn't it Romantic! Lecture 2: A Pianist in Leipzig.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Freegal - Downloadable Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 05, 10:30 am

Learn more about the new library service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 06, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (75 min.)

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The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 2:30 pm

Lecture 3: Clara. Lecture 4: Carnaval.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Learn from a Master: Native Plants and Butterflies of South Florida
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener, will discuss native plants, butterflies and bees. She is a member of the Florida Native Plant Society, Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council, and Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association. (75 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

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

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 13, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 2:30 pm

Lecture 5: Marriage and Songs. Lecture 6: The Symphonic Year.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from 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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Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "A Walk in the Woods." Author, Bill Bryson recounts his 2,100 mile hike along the Appalachian Trail with his friend, Stephen Katz. (90 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Book Discussion: "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul"
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 23, 3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of the latest title from Bob Shacochis; a past winner of the National Book Award. Return on the following Thu, Apr 02, for a live discussion with the author as part of our Writers LIVE! series. Sign up and check out the book. (60 min.)

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 10:30 am

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

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The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 2:30 pm

Lecture 7: Illness Takes Hold. Lecture 8: Madness.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 2:30 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach." This is a story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Books will be available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregister.

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 27, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

hoopla - Movies, Music, Audiobooks
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 10:30 am

Learn about our new service, hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow free movies, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an Internet connection. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Children's Program
Family Funcraftic: Pipe Cleaners Gone Wild!
Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Look like an artistic genius when you make some easy, yet adorable pipe cleaner crafts. All ages. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Make-and-Take Mondays
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 02, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Craft Month by creating a clever craft. Ages 5-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Springtime Stomp!
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 05, 10:15 am

Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-4. Limit 30. (30 min.)

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Make-and-Take Mondays
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 09, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Craft Month by creating a clever craft. Ages 5-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Spy Academy
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 3:30 pm

Calling all future spies, detectives and secret agents! Recruits will be trained in gathering intelligence, code cracking, and much more! Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 13, 3:30 pm

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

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Happy Pi & Pie Day!
Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 10:30 am

Get your math on for Pi Day with exciting stories, jokes and a tasty treat of pi-shaped pie. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 21, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.)

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Make-and-Take Mondays
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 23, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Craft Month by creating a clever craft. Ages 5-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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Family Funcraftic: Faux Stained Glass Painting
Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:00 pm

Have super fun painting transparencies into gorgeous faux stained glass. All ages. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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Fun Origami Farm
Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 3:00 pm

Make origami farm animals with step-by-step instructions. Ages 7 & up. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen LEGO® Block Party
Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 3:00 pm

Are you the master builder of castles, fortresses and towers? Challenge your fellow LEGO®-maniacs, build what you want with friends, or complete a challenge! Grades 6-12. Limit 30. (90 min.)

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Recycled Crafts: Terrariums
Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 3:00 pm

Learn to make your own unique mini-world terrarium! Whether it's filled with mossy rocks and ferns, or sand and a cactus, a terrarium is a great way to learn about nature. With a terrarium, the outdoors can join the indoors. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 3:00 pm

Rave or trash 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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