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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-03-28
E.g., 2015-03-28
Adult Program
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (2 hr.)

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Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm
Session 5.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 11:00 am
Lecture 8: Braising and Stewing-Combination Cooking. Lecture 9: Grilling and Broiling-Dry-Heat Cooking Without Fat.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Create personalized scrapbook albums out of binders. Bring your own scrapbook or three-ring binder, photographs, mementos, and creativity to decorate pages to fill your album. Some embellishments and supplies provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister beginning Mon, Mar 23.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 4:00 pm

Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm

Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of lecture, question and answer period, and a period of meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 am

Andrew Kane, author of “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale,” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," will be speaking about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction. “The Night, The Day” is about a psychologist who discovers one of his patients is a Nazi war criminal, and the woman he's fallen in love with is really an Israeli Mossad agent on the Nazi's trail. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Wed, Apr 01. (60 min.)

Period Pieces in Film
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (107 min.) Enjoy the second film in our series of period pieces as we view and discuss the British romantic drama, set in the 19th Century with its truly stellar cast. (3 hr.) PG-13

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread “Anne of Green Gables," by L. M. Montgomery and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. Pick up a copy of the book from the check out desk beginning Wed, Apr 01. (75 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Shipping News," by E. Annie Proulx. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Mar 30.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: Lisa Scottoline & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Best-selling novelist and author of "Betrayed," Lisa Scottline, hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill, syndicated mystery fiction reviewer, moderates. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Session 1.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

Preregister.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm
Session 6.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

A play by Celeste Raspanti and performed by the Acting Up Players. A Jewish child passes through Terezin, a former military garrison set up as a ghetto between 1942-1945. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, Apr 13.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 11:00 am
Lecture 17: Soups from around the World. Lecture 18: From Fettuccine to Orecchiette - Fresh and Dry Pastas.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Session 2.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Breast Cancer Awareness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Connecting With Your Inner Self
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Maisie Ross, a Certified Family Life Educator from Palm Beach County Extension Service, leads a discussion about topics such as fears, aging, changing obstacles into opportunities, dealing with problems optimistically, and appreciating where you are in life. (90 min.)

Children's Program
LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Build a dinosaur. You can try your hand at a T. rex or invent one of your own.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by building our own libraries.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Morikami Park Moonbear Band
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

The Morikami Park Moonbear Band is an Afro-Caribbean Drum Ensemble. Morikami Park Elementary's 4th and 5th grade students take the traditional African drum circle and infuse it with Caribbean steel drums. They also use traditional African instruments such as the gangokui, shakere and djembe. All ages. (45 min.)

Earth Day with Fancy Nancy
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

It's time for stories and games as Fancy Nancy and friends talk trash and use big words like environment. We'll have riddles to solve and an "energized" Wheel of Fortune-type game. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Bridge Building Competition.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Madeline's Special Story Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special story time celebrating Ludwig Bemelmans' birthday! He's the author of Madeline, our favorite French orphan. We'll read some stories, see a short movie, learn some French words, and make a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Pizza and Pages
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00 pm

Come hungry and ready to make new friends as we enjoy delicious pizza and talk about our favorite books, comics or whatever else you are reading. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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