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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.
E.g., 2015-06-25
E.g., 2015-06-25
Adult Program
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.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 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.

Meet the Author: Bob Brink
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 2:30 pm
Author Bob Brink will be discussing his latest thriller, “Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide That Never Died.” This crime thriller follows the events surrounding the murder of a prominent Palm Beach citizen. A book signing will follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm
This DVD series explores the concept that meditation can offer deep and lasting benefits for mental functioning, emotional and physical health as well as general well-being. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 11: Consuming - Watching What You Eat. Lecture 12: Driving - Staying Awake at the Wheel.
Preregister. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 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, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Discuss Edsel's book recounting the incredible true story of how stolen works of art were recovered from behind enemy lines during WWII. Return on 6/25 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of the liberation of Europe during WWII in June 1944, join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Robert Edsel's book, "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Theives, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History."
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Art for Adults: Basic Drawing with Charcoal
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 5:30 pm
Learn the essential importance of drawing in charcoal to create classical realistic drawings. One-on-one instruction will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students. Limit 25. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 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.

Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Swing Kids ©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) To acknowledge the birth month of Anne Frank.
Preregister. PG-13
Medicare 101
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 6:00 pm
Join Serving the Health Insurance Needs of the Elderly (SHINE) for an overview and discussion of all Medicare plan options and benefits.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 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.

Genealogy: An Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 6:00 pm
Find census records, military records and learn how to create a family tree with a demonstration of the popular Ancestry Library Edition database.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:30 pm
"The Monuments Men."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(118 min.)
Watch the film adaptation of Edsel's book followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of the liberation of Europe during WWII in June 1944, join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Robert Edsel's book, "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Theives, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History."
(2.5 hr.)
Preregister.
PG-13
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 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.

Children's Program
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 3:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Family Movie NIght
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 6:00 pm
Super Buddies ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.)

Wear your favorite superhero outfit and enjoy watching the cutest heroes on the planet!

Preregister. G
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm
Superhero Training: Test out your extraordinary powers at our superhero training academy. Participants will test their skills with fun activities and arts & craft projects. Upon completion, participants will receive an honorary superhero certificate.

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Summercise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 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 shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Tween Scene
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 3:30 pm
Delightfully Delicious Doughnuts: Show off your skills by designing, decorating and detailing a delicious doughnut ... then dive right in! The most delectable will be rewarded, but all will be devoured! All supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Animal Crackers Party
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 11:00 am

It's a zoo out there! Enjoy an animal story, games, crafts and animal crackers, of course. Ages 3 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm
Martes, 16 de junio, 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.
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm
Four-Footed Heroes: Animals can be heroes too! Listen to stories about some brave dogs and cats and make a pet friendly craft.

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Tween Scene
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm
Get Your Game On: Enjoy an afternoon of Wii gaming and card games with your friends. Feeling a little crafty? Bring a clean white t-shirt to tie-dye with Sharpie markers.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Super Saturday Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and listen to "Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?" by Carmela LaVigna Coyle. The whole family is invited for stories, puppets and a special Father’s Day craft. All ages.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 4:00 pm
Spidey: Have some Marvel-ous adventures with the Amazing Spider-Man!

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Movin' & Groovin'
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 11:00 am

Music makes us want to move! Learn some new dance moves and use a variety of instruments and props as we groove to music from Bach to Beach Boys to Pharrell. Ages 5-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Tween Scene
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 3:30 pm
“Help Us Star Wars Fans. You’re Our Only Hope": Help us complete our mission to Save Princess Leia, who's trapped inside a hollow planet, and send holocam messages to your friends, charades Star Wars style. Test your Star Wars knowledge with Jedi Archives trivia, and survive the Trash Compacter Dive to retrieve special prizes.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 11:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Afternoon Movie
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.)
Preregister. PG
Teen Program
Doughnuts & Doodads
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 3:00 pm
Make a unique little clipboard or photo holder for your desk. Bring your friends and enjoy a cool summer afternoon making nifty doodads and munching on doughnuts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 13-16.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Calling all Puppeteers!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 10:30 am
Have you always wanted to be in a puppet show? Here is your chance to get a behind the scenes look and have fun. We need volunteers to practice and present the story “Father Bear Comes Home,” by Else Holmelund Minarik on Jun 20, 11:00 am. Invite your friends and family to attend our Super Saturday Story Time! Ages 12 & up.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Get Your Game On
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of Wii gaming and playing board games with your friends. Feeling a little crafty? Bring a white t-shirt to tie-dye with Sharpie markers. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)