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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Programa de Compra de Equipo de Computadora en Español
(Computer Buying Program, in Spanish)
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 2:30 pm
Alexandra Hricik, Palm Beach County Library System Computer Specialist le proporcionará la información necesaria para tener en cuenta al comprar una computadora. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 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. Lecture 15: Compassion - Expressing Fundamental Kindness. Lecture 16: Imperfection - Embracing Our Flaws.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
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Navigating Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 2:30 pm
Join Desirae Carter of SHINE for a Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, eligibility and enrollment requirements, as well as provide insight on how to choose a Medicare drug plan.
(60 min.)
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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 1:30 pm
Book Discussion. Return on 8/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
Elmore Leonard was one of America's most prolific crime writers who created memorable characters in print and on screen. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of his novel "The Switch" and immerse yourself in the humor and brutality of the criminal word as only Leonard could write it.
(60 min.)
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Buying a Car: How Not To Get Scammed
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 14, 2:30 pm
Join Michele Larkin, PBC Consumer Affairs Investigator as she provides helpful steps when buying a new or used car.
(60 min.)
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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
"Veronica Guerin." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (92 min.) Women’s Equality Day, acknowledging the 19th Constitutional Amendment when women got the right to vote, is officially recognized on August 26. Recognize it early with us!
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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 1:30 pm
"Life of Crime."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(98 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Elmore Leonard was one of America's most prolific crime writers who created memorable characters in print and on screen. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of his novel "The Switch" and immerse yourself in the humor and brutality of the criminal word as only Leonard could write it.
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Preregister.
Folded Book Sculpture
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 2:30 pm
Join craft enthusiast Robert Rosenthal and transform books into works of sculpture. Materials provided. Limit 15.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Incredible Elephants
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 01, 3:00 pm
Local author, Karen J. Roberts, is now an official “EleAmbassador” for The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee! Join Ms. Roberts and learn all about this haven established for elephants, as well as listen to stories and make a craft. Sealed jars of peanut butter are welcome and will be sent to the elephants living at the sanctuary. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
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Cool Art
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 05, 4:00 pm
Come in from the sun and create some cool art, and then enjoy a fun fruity snow cone. Ages 6-9.
(45 min.)
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Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 11:00 am
Jueves, 6 de agosto, 11:00 am
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages.
(45 min.)
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Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 07, 10:30 am
This unique program will feature live animals along with information concerning Florida’s ecology, food chains and endangered species. Learn all about the wild animals living in your own backyard! Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
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Look Out Kindergarten: Here I Come!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 08, 11:00 am
Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5.
(45 min.)
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Wigglecise
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 21, 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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Duct Tape Creations
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 22, 3:00 pm
Turn duct tape into something new! Use that sticky stuff to create a variety of objects: wallets, bookmarks, flowers, bags ... the choice is yours. Ages 9-12.
(60 min.)
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Teen Program
Teen Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 29, 2:30 pm
"The Divergent Series Insurgent." ©Summit Entertainment. (119 min.) Watch this new hot release while enjoying ice cream with all the toppings. Ages 13-17.
PG-13
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