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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 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.

The Humor of Doris Roberts
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 2:30 pm

"Everybody Loves Raymond," one of the funniest TV sitcoms of its day, starred the talented Doris Roberts as the "mother of all mothers." Join Marjorie Wolfe for an entertaining talk about the actress. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness - An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:30 pm

Our DVD series on meditation continues. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 3: Expectations-Relinquishing Preconceptions. Lecture 4: Preparation-Taking Moral Inventory.

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Income Taxes
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:00 pm

Join Palm Beach State College Professor Gracelyn Stuart-Tuggle, CPA, for tips on these topics: Schedule A - Itemized Deductions; Schedule D - Capital Gains and Losses; Schedule C - Self Employed Income.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 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.

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

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

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Poetry Workshop in Honor of Black History Month
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 4:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 3:00 pm

¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 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.

Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:30 pm

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (114 min.) Enjoy a film celebrating the week of Presidents' Day. PG-13

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 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.

Children's Program
Frozen Frenzy!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Have a fabulous time frolicking through a variety of activities and crafts based on the popular film. Dress as your favorite princess or snowman. All ages. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 4:00 pm

It’s Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week! Listen to stories by Todd Parr and explore his style of illustration using simplistic drawings and bold colors.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Loco for Cocoa!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Let's celebrate all things chocolate with lots of chocolate games and activities, including an Oreo stacking game, "Name that Candy Bar" contest, and a chocolate cupcake decorating challenge. Ages 10-14. (60 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time (Hora de Cuentos Bilingües)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 pm

Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs, and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

Make Valentine’s Day cards for the special people in your life. Materials provided.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Candyland
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

We are turning the library into a candy-covered adventure! Families can travel through our life-sized Candyland where fun crafts, games and candy await participants at every stop! All ages. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year by making traditional Chinese crafts.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Feb 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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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:00 pm

Create fun patterns and designs and listen to the story "Doodleday," by Ross Collins.

Join us for afterschool fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Have You Heard ...
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 4:00 pm

... about Mr. Lemoncellos’ new library? This famous game maker designed the town’s new library and the special overnight lock-in is by invitation only. Turns out that getting in the library is not the problem, getting out is! Join us for a puzzle-filled reading from the book "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library," by Chris Grabenstein. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Tween Gaming
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 3:00 pm

Time to get your game on! Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Club Anime
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 11:00 am

Interested in anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it’s all about? Join us for old and new favorites plus snacks and socializing. We’ll view some anime episodes and make a manga craft. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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PowerPoint & Popcorn
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Bring your friends, have some popcorn and get some great tips on using PowerPoint for your school projects. The program will focus on how to edit and format pictures. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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