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Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
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Adult Program
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 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.)

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 05, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 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.)

Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 09, 2:00 pm
"Amelie."

©Miramax. (120 min.) R

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Small Claims Lawsuit and Mediation
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

Learn how to file a small claims lawsuit and present your case to the judge, and how mediation can resolve your issue without an attorney or going to court. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 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.)

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Government Contracting Basics
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

Presented by Jackie Rule, learn how to discover bid opportunities, become aware of government speak, understand the liabilities involved in being a government supplier. This will be a compressed presentation as we will have a special guest speaker following the culmination of this subject. (50 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness through meditation and thought processes, to live in the present moment. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm
"Das Boot."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (150 min.) R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 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.)

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

How to Judge Judicial Candidates
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

The Honorable Rosemarie M. Scher, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge, will be presenting a non-partisan voter education program addressing the current state of the judiciary, the role of judges in our constitutional system and how judges differ from other elected officials. Learn about the dangers of political and special interest attacks on the courts, and the necessary tools to exercise an informed and reasoned vote on judicial candidates in your area. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association with the National Association of Women Judges. (60 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 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, Jan 23, 11:00 am

Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
"Billy Elliot."

©Universal Pictures. (105 min.) R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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.)

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 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.)

Foreign Film Festival
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
"Like Water For Chocolate."

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

Children's Program
Adventures in Motion
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 23, 3:00 pm

Build exploding popsicle chains and falling domino trails! Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 11:00 am

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Heroes vs. Villains Party!
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 3:00 pm

Enjoy games, crafts and snacks as we pit heroes against villains. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Happy New Year!
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 31, 11:00 am

Celebrate the New Year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Loom Knitting
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 6:00 pm

Bring your rubber band loom and learn how to knit a scarf. Yarn provided. Ages 9-14. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 4:00 pm

Art & Artists.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 4:00 pm

Magic & Magicians.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
We Love Winter!
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, activities and a film all about winter. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 4:00 pm

Music & Musicians.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 4:00 pm

Enjoy many different winter themed crafts. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Stories, Games and Crafts about the Arts
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 4:00 pm

Dances & Dancers.

Enjoy stories, crafts and activities about different types of art and the artists who create it. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Rubber Ducky Day!
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 11:00 am

Celebrate Rubber Duckies with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Mad Hatter Tea Party
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Lewis Carroll’s birthday at this whimsical soiree. Fancy dress is optional. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Teen Program
Window Art
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 6:00 pm

Use 3D paint to create window cling designs that can be used to decorate windows and other flat surfaces. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 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 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Clay Creations: Kawaii Charms
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:00 pm

Roll, pinch and bake your way to cute, little polymer clay charms. Grades 6-12. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 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 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
YA Spotlight: Gayle Forman
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 6:00 pm

Come discuss the spotlighted author. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 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 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Anime, Manga & More
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

Discover something new or share your favorites while learning the secrets of bubble tea. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.