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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-03-27
E.g., 2015-03-27
Adult Program
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

English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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, Apr 09, 1:30 pm

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness - An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:30 pm

Our DVD series on meditation continues. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 7: Problems-Stepping-Stones to Mindfulness. Lecture 8: Body-Attending to Our Physical Natures.

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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.

Alternative Forms of Funding
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant for the SBDC, will speak about the issues facing new and existing, small and medium sized businesses, and will discuss options to fund your business. (90 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 1:30 pm

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (106 min.) PG-13

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Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. You will learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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.

Meditation for Relaxation
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:30 pm

Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay will demonstrate easy to apply techniques which establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 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.

Family Game Night
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Join us for Family Game Night – we will supply the board games, or bring one to share with a fellow gamer. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
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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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm
Have an “eggciting” time learning fun ways to decorate eggs!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00 pm
Have a playdough play date at the library. Squish, roll and build your own masterpiece.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm
Everyone loves bubbles, but have you ever painted with them? Have a colorful afternoon of bubbly art. Dress to get messy!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Bunny Hop, Hop, Hop!
Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 11:00 am

We will stretch, wiggle and "hop, hop, hop." Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.)

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Crafty Creations
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 11:00 am

Roll up your sleeves and create a variety of crafts using a mix of materials. Fun for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

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Bilingual Family Story Time (Hora de Cuentos Bilingües)
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages. (45 min.)
Martes, 01 de abril, 6:30 pm
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm
Decorate a seed pot, then plant a seed so you can watch your own flower bloom!

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Jelly Bean Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 11:00 am

Get your beans in a row and try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites, databases and internet safety tips. Ages 9-13. (45 min.)

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Petapalooza Party!
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

We are celebrating our furry friends with a party! Enjoy some birthday cake while author Karen J. Roberts reads "The Little Blue Dog Has a Birthday Party." PBC Animal Care & Control will also share information about animal care and safety. If you don’t have a pet, learn how you can find the perfect pet for you and your family. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00 pm
Chalk is not just for sidewalks and blackboards anymore! Create your own unique pictures using chalk.

Join us for after-school fun! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Games Galore
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

Bring a friend and challenge each other to brawl with Super Smash Brothers or join the Party with Mario. Plenty of board games and card games available. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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