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E.g., 2015-03-06
Adult Program
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 09, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will attempt to recondition the mind to become clear and serene. (60 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Not rated. Lecture 5: Position-Where to Be for Meditation. Lecture 6: Breathing-Finding a Focus for Attention.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 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.

Close your Florida Home
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 2:30 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (75 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 1:30 pm

In recognition of Women's History Month, join in a discussion of Ron Rash's novel about a timber empire jeopardized by marriage in Depression-era Appalachia. Join us during the month for a matinee showing of the film at a local theater. Call the library to confirm film date, time and location. (109 min.) R

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 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.

Women's History Month Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 21, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (134 min.) PG

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 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.

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 2:30 pm

Join Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, as she discusses the issues of eating disorders in women, men and children throughout the life span stages. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. (75 min.)

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When Jews Were Funny
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 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.

Children's Program
Read Across America: Hats off to Reading!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 07, 3:00 pm

Would you, could you join our Seuss celebration? One Fish Two Fish games, Cat in the Hat crafts and plenty of silly fun! Seuss apparel encouraged. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)

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It's Friday the 13th!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 13, 4:00 pm

Are you superstitious? Before you step on a crack or walk under a ladder, come to the library and learn about old and new superstitions. Listen to a story and make some good luck charms, just in case. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 3:00 pm

Do you love the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series? Join us for fun activities and crafts based on your favorite wimpy kid. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Shamrock Shenanigans
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 11:00 am

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the luck of the Irish as we read stories, play games and make a special craft. Remember to wear green! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Lucky Charm Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a night of book bingo and lucky charms. You just might get lucky and win a book! Families are welcome and don’t forget to wear green! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.)

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Duct Tape Creations
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 11:00 am

Use that sticky stuff to create a wallet, bookmark, flower, phone case and more. Ages 9-12. (60 min.)

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Fun @ Four: Block Party
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 4:00 pm

Imagine, design and build with LEGO® bricks at the library. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 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. (45 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (93 min.) PG

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Perfectly Purple
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 4:00 pm

Put on the perfect purple outfit, hear purple stories, and participate in purple activities. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Get Your Game On!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 10:30 am

Bring your friends or make some new ones while playing board games, cards or Wii games. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Tech Week: Get in the Game
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 6:30 pm

Get connected! Share your ideas for future teen programs and make some new friends playing Nintendo. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Pillow Party
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 21, 11:00 am

Make a cozy fleece pillow for yourself or as a gift. We'll show you how using fleece, fiberfill and knots. No sewing required. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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