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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-07-30
E.g., 2015-07-30
Adult Program
Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 03, 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, Aug 04, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 4:00 pm
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Sessions are Wednesdays, 4:00 pm on Aug 05 & 19, Sep 16 & 30, and Oct 14 & 21. Limit 10.
(90 min.)
Martin Scorsese Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 2:00 pm
"GoodFellas."
©‎Warner Bros.
(146 min.)
Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion. Pick up the book at the check-out desk then watch the film adaptation.
(3 hr.)
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Have You Heard? Deaf & Hearing Resources
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 10:00 am
Staff from the Deaf & Hearing Resources of Palm Beach County will host an informative presentation on better hearing and provide individual hearing screenings. Through their partnership with Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. they will distribute high-quality, specialized phones and accessories to qualifying, permanent Florida residents, with a certified hearing loss or speech impairment. Bring proof of residency to apply.
(60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Improving Your Life Through Meditation
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 6:00 pm
Join longtime meditation instructor John Bednarik for this enjoyable and informative workshop consisting of lecture and brief practice of meditation using techniques covered in session.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 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, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "On the Road," by Jack Kerouac. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Martin Scorsese Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
"The Wolf of Wall Street."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(179 min.)
Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion. Pick up the book at the check-out desk then watch the film adaptation.
(3 hr.)
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Classic Art Gift Bags
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
Create decorative gift bags by coloring in black-and-white line drawings of 19th and 20th century art, such as Monet, Picasso, Renoir, and Van Gogh, using adult coloring pages. Ribbon, glitter and other embellishments can be added to personalize your bag. Supplies provided. Limit 15.
(90 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 4:00 pm
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Sessions are Wednesdays, 4:00 pm on Aug 05 & 19, Sep 16 & 30, and Oct 14 & 21. Limit 10.
(90 min.)
Medical Mondays: Parkinson's Disease
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 24, 2:00 pm
Dr. Arif Dalvi, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 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, Aug 26, 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.)
Book Life Presents: Cookbook Showcase on Indian and French Cuisine
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 2:00 pm
Take your own “Hundred Foot Journey” with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi from the West Boca Branch Library, as she showcases a variety of Indian and French cookbooks available in the library. Books discussed will be available to check out after the lecture.
(60 min.)
Children's Program
LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Share Summer Memories.
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Back to School, 'Cuz You're No Fool!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 10:30 am
Need a little refresher on going to school? There will be stories about the end of summer vacation and starting school again, plus a nifty craft. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 05, 11:00 am
Are you going to start school for the very first time? Then you need to practice with songs, stories and a craft that will help you out on your first day. Ages 4-6.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Police!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 11:00 am
We'll be celebrating the creation of the Police Force in the United States on this day in 1658! We'll hear some great stories, see a short movie, and make a Police Dog Craft. Ages 4 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Life-Sized Candy Land
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
Bring the whole family and see if you can get past the Licorice Lagoon, Lollypop Woods and Chocolate Mountain to reach the Candy Castle in this life-sized version of the classic board game. Ages 3 & up.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Pizza & Movie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 6:00 pm
"The DUFF." (101 min.) Join us for pizza and a laugh. Ages 12-17.
PG-13
Preregister.