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E.g., 2015-01-31
E.g., 2015-01-31
Adult Program
AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

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

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “Shark Skin Suite.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

YouStories: Classics-Conversation-Connection
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

This staged reading will include scenes from Greek drama, including selections from Homer's "Odyssey," Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," Sophocles' "Philoctetes" and Euripides' "Herakles." Following the readings, Dr. Peter Meineck, of New York University, will lead a discussion encouraging audience members to share their impressions and experiences. YouStories is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/youstories.

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 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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Gloria Waldman Swing Combo
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a performance by this vocal and instrumental ensemble of your favorite standards and Broadway tunes from the great American songbook. (60 min.)

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Genealogy Research: The Next Generation
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Library staff will demonstrate genealogical databases and websites of interest to family history researchers. (90 min.)

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Black History Month Feature Film
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:30 pm

©Miramax. (97 min.) PG­

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AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:30 am

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

Sites of the World's Cultures
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 2:30 pm

The city of Xi'an is one of the birthplaces of Chinese culture and civilization and the capital city of the Tang Dynasty. The film shows the excavation of the clay army of the first Chinese emperor and various sites of Tang culture. (56 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads this 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, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. The best selling literary thriller explores themes of racism, friendship and family secrets in the Deep South. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:30 pm

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

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

AARP Tax Help
Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 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. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Charles & Caroline Todd
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

This best-selling mother and son novelist team will talk about their new book “A Fine Summer’s Day.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 09, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Techniques to Manage Stress
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:30 pm

Meditation teacher Joe Hamilton, of the Hospice of Palm Beach County, will share methods for reducing stress to improve your health and general well being. (60 min.)

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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.

Children's Program
Junior Birding
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Come learn why bird-watching is so much fun! Get tips about how to get started in birding, where to find birds, and ways to identify them. We’ll also make a birdhouse so you can bring birds into your own backyard. Grades 2-5. Limit 20. (60 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 10:30 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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Valentine's Shrinky Dinks
Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 4:00 pm

Create heart-shaped jewelry using this "magic" plastic that shrinks down to one-third its size. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

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All You Need is Love
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:30 pm

Share stories with hearts, sing sweet tunes, and make a special Valentine craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club for Children
Gardens Branch
Fri, Feb 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. (90 min.)

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Xin Nian Kuai Le ("Zeen neean kwai luh")
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 3:30 pm

This is a great way to say Happy New Year in Chinese to friends. Say "Zai jian" to the Year of the Horse and say "Ni hao" to the Year of the Goat with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 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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Royal Recipes
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 3:30 pm

Sweet treats fit for a king or queen! Come and make three magical recipes right from the book, "A Princess Cookbook" by Sarah L. Schuette. Ages 6 & up. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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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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Teen Program
Frosted Notes
Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 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. (60 min.)

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