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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-08-03
E.g., 2015-08-03
Adult Program
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 03, 10:00 am
Brenda Solomon will discuss all of today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Cooking - Ingredients, Technique and Flavor. Lecture 2: Your Most Essential Tools - Knives. Lecture 3: More Essential Tools - From Pots to Shears.
This DVD lecture series will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the basics of cooking and delve into some fresh tactics that are sure to spark your interest.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 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.
(45 min.)
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 10:00 am
Brenda Solomon will discuss all of today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
New Movie
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.)
PG
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 2:00 pm
Lecture 10: Stocks and Broths - The Foundation. Lecture 11: The Stir-Fry Dance - Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat. Lecture 12: Herbs and Spices - Flavor on Demand.
This DVD lecture series will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the basics of cooking and delve into some fresh tactics that are sure to spark your interest.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 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.
(45 min.)
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Aug 21, 11:00 am
We will be discussing "Leaving Time," by Jodi Picoult. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book.
(60 min.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 2:00 pm
Lecture 18: From Fettuccine to Orecchiette - Fresh and Dry Pastas. Lecture 19: Meat - From Spatchcocked Chicken to Brined Pork Chops. Lecture 20: Seafood - From Market to Plate.
This DVD lecture series will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the basics of cooking and delve into some fresh tactics that are sure to spark your interest.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 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.
(45 min.)
Children's Program
Kids Can Knit
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 03, 3:00 pm
Practice the basics of knitting by learning to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Snakes Alive!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 3:00 pm
Pet a live snake! Learn all about scaly, slithering snakes with the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Basic First-Aid Training for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 3:00 pm
Join Palm Beach County Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown for a first-aid workshop. A certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of the program. Ages 8-12.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Special Needs Friendly Film
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 08, 3:00 pm
"Big Hero Six." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.) All ages.
PG
Kids Can Knit
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 3:00 pm
Practice the basics of knitting by learning to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Look Out Kindergarten: Here I Come!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 11:00 am
Join us as we help beginning kindergarten students get ready for their first day at school with stories, music, a film and a craft. Ages 4-6.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Ice Cream Sandwich Day!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the ice cream sandwich with fun stories, games, a craft and ice cream sandwiches! Ages 5-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Coding for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 3:00 pm
Practice the basics of web design and learn the fundamentals of computer programming by learning HTML5. Ages 8-12.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages.
(45 min.)
Totally Terrific Turtles
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 19, 4:00 pm
Learn about sea turtles with fun facts, activities and a craft. Ages 5-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Shark Week Party!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 6:00 pm
Celebrate Shark Week with jawsome games, crafts and food. Ages 11-17.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Candy Sushi
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 6:00 pm
Join us to make yummy sushi look-a-likes with rice cereal treats and candy. We’ll also learn to use chopsticks and watch an anime short. Ages 11-17.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Snacktastic Treats
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 6:00 pm
Come learn tips and tricks for quick cooking in the microwave. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Chocolate Covered Anything!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 6:00 pm
Learn the art of “dipping” and “dripping” with chocolate. Ages 11-17.
(45 min.)
Preregister.