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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-09-02
E.g., 2014-09-02
Adult Program
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (119 min.) R

DeTales in American History Presented by Myrna Goldberger
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger will delight you with tales that helped shape history from the crossword caper of WWII, to the story of Gerald Chapman, to the origin of freedom of the press. Tickets available Aug 25. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (112 min.) PG-13

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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Juicing: Truth and Myths
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Juicing has become popular and there is no doubt it could be an easy way to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet. In this workshop we will discuss the truth and myths of juicing as well as how you can incorporate juicing in a healthy diet. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

"In The Time of Butterflies," by Julia Alvarez. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (93 min.) PG

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

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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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (60 min.)

Preregister.
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

Children's Program
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Mermaids.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Dragons.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3–12 mos. (30 min.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 am

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Sewing for Tweens
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 1:00 pm

Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Ice Cream Sandwich Day!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 4:00 pm

Celebrate with fun stories, games, a craft and ice cream sandwiches! Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 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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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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September Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Create lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4–9. (45 min.)

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Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

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Stories, Games, and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Unicorns.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

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Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3–12 mos. (30 min.)

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Babysitting Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Join Palm Beach County Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown for a 2-hr babysitting workshop. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the program. Ages 10 & up. (2 hr.)

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Zombie Survival Guide
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Enjoy games, zombie food and make a bug-out bag in this hands-on zombie survival class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Chocolate Milkshake Day!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

Learn how to make chocolate milkshakes as we celebrate this special day. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Get Shrinky With It
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

Take your big ideas and make them mini with shrink art plastic. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

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Fusion Fun
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:00 pm

Combine fuse beads to create fun characters and designs. They’re perfect for key chains, zipper pulls and magnets. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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