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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-08-22
E.g., 2014-08-22
Adult Program
De-Stress Today!
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 2:30 pm

Join Maisie Ross, from the PBC Extension Service, as she shares various methods you can use to de-stress and improve your quality of life. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France, and other areas. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 2:30 pm

In this DVD lecture series, we note the hallmarks of the Impressionists. Lecture 43: Monet and Degas Lecture 44: Renoir, Pissarro, and Cėzanne. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola, de David Pedraza, (Latin American Classical Music on Viola with David Pedraza)
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 13 de septiembre, 2:30 pm El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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The Interesting & Tragic Life of Mark Twain
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

Dr. Matt Klauza, two-time Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in Elmira, New York, will talk about Mark Twain, arguably the most famous man in the world in his time. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Celebrate Labor Day all month long! Come for a movie in honor of the day. (125 min.) PG

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Banned Books Bingo!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read in support of "Banned Books Week" with a fun, informative and rewarding game of "Banned Books Bingo". Learn about the reasons why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned. (60 min.)

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Banned Books Week Book Discussion: Looking for Alaska
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 3:30 pm

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Join in a discussion of John Green's prize-winning Young Adult novel about teen loneliness, joy, mischief and maturity. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 2:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 4:00 pm

Grandparents Day.

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

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 9:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Gaming for Tweens
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 10:30 am

Bring your friends and enjoy a morning of Nintendo and board games. Ages 9-12. (90 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Lego fun.

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

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Monkey around.

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

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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Daggerwing Visits the Library: Gator Chomp!
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 10:30 am

Enjoy a special alligator Story Time program featuring the nature center’s resident baby alligator! Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Leaf rubbing.

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

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Dork Your Diary
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Are you a Dork Diary fan? Do you have a diary of your own? Join us for a discussion of this popular series and share ideas of how to dork a diary. Bring your diary to decorate and dork or make one of your own and start writing! Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Hello Honeybee!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Honey Month at the library! Join us for some sweet stories, songs and a craft about the very important honeybee. Ages 4-6. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 30 de septiembre, 6:30 pm Hora de Cuentos Bilingües Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Teen Program
Get Your Game On!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 23, 3:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of Wii and board games with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teens Only Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Refreshments provided. (140 min.) PG-13

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PowerPoint & Popcorn
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 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. Bring your questions! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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