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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm

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

Family Game Night
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm
Join us for Family Game Night – we will supply the board games, or bring one to share with a fellow gamer. (90 min.)
Preregister.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 05, 1:00 pm

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

Homeless Help
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 07, 2:30 pm
Are you homeless or know someone who is? Join Michelle Howell-Phillips from the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County as she offers helpful advice and local resources.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 11, 2:30 pm
In this DVD series we will learn meditative practices that can lead to enhanced awareness, self-mastery and lasting happiness. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 9: Mind-Working with Thoughts. Lecture 10: Walking-Mindfulness While Moving.
Preregister. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 12, 1:00 pm

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

Meditative Doodling
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 12, 6:00 pm
Join us for an introduction to a meditative form of doodling with Lenora Sur, our own doodling enthusiast. Supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Limit 10.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 14, 1:30 pm
Discuss Janet Fitch's novel "White Oleander." Return on 5/21 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of National Foster Care Month join in a lively discussion about one girl's tumultuous journey through the foster care system.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 16, 2:00 pm
Seven Years in Tibet ©Colombia Pictures Industries Inc. (139 min.) In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Month.
Preregister. PG-13
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 19, 1:00 pm

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

Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 21, 1:30 pm
"White Oleander."
©‎Warner Bros.
(110 min.)
Film discussion.
In recognition of National Foster Care Month join in a lively discussion about one girl's tumultuous journey through the foster care system.
(2.5 hr.)
Preregister.
PG-13
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 26, 1:00 pm

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

Mental Health Month
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:30 pm
Join the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Palm Beach County for a presentation on the early warning signs of mental illness in children and adolescents.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Immigration 101
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Get your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS (United States Custom and Immigration Service).
Preregister. (90 min.)
Children's Program
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks and blackboards anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Cinco de Mayo
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 05, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a colorful craft and lively Latin music. Ages 5-10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 06, 4:00 pm
Spring is Here! Make a pretty “floral” wreath to adorn your wall or door.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Moms Are Special!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 09, 11:00 am

Join us as we celebrate moms everywhere with a special activity, craft and refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 13, 4:00 pm
Design your own autograph book using a variety of fun stamps and stickers.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 15, 11:00 am

Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Have You Heard ...
Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 15, 4:00 pm

... about a machine that does homework? Sounds awesome, right? Four students at Grand Canyon School thought so, but they find out that "no homework" isn't all it's cracked up to be. Join us for an end of school reading of “The Homework Machine,” by Dan Gutman. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 16, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games and board games. Snacks provided by Friends of the Library. Ages 9-12.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 19, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Dress Up Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 23, 11:00 am

Come as you are or wear your favorite shirt, hat or sneakers with a beloved character on it. We will listen to some fun stories featuring popular children’s book characters. Ages 4-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Teen Program
May the Fourth Be with You
Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 04, 5:30 pm
In a galaxy far, far away, and at the Greenacres Library, the Force is strong. Stop at the youth services desk to receive your instructions for an Intergalactic search and use the Force to find the hidden messages. Your efforts will be rewarded. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 10-14.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Nailed It!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 23, 3:00 pm
Polish your nails at home, then join us for an afternoon of nail decorating fun. Jazz up your nails just in time for end of school celebrations. Learn how to keep your nails strong and healthy. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)