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Adult Program
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.)
Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 04, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 06, 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, May 06, 4:00 pm
Session 1.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
So, You Want to Write a Story
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 07, 2:00 pm
Members of the National League of American Pen Women (www.bocapenwomen.org) will share ins and outs of the writing craft and inspire you to write your own story by sharing theirs. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Titles being discussed are: "Dobin," by Michelle Putnik, "Sitting Pretty," by Carol White, "Flirting with Disaster: When Love and Nature Collide," by Janet Kleinman, and "The Last Victim," by Elaine Bossik.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Period Pieces in Film
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 11, 2:00 pm
The Madness of King George ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (110 min.) View and discuss this British drama set in the 18th century.
(3 hr.) PG-13
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 13, 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.)
"Read Local" Author Forums
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 14, 2:00 pm
Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County.
(90 min.)
Musical Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, May 17, 2:00 pm
Don Merritt & Annette Moreau make the greatest music of the Broadway stage come alive in their musical tribute to Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, May 04.
Medical Mondays: Heart Failure and Treatment Options
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 18, 2:00 pm
Dr. Phillip Habib, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 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, May 20, 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, May 21, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "Circle of Friends," by Maeve Binchy. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 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, May 26, 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, May 27, 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, May 27, 4:00 pm
Session 2.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Memory Art: Altered Books
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am
An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Create your own book art collage by adding a drawing or text to a page, rubber-stamping designs, cutting, tearing, or folding pages, and more. Books are supplied, but bring in any special memorabilia that you would like to decorate with such as photographs, greeting cards, postcards, etc. Limit 15. Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
(90 min.)
Meet the Author: Sandra Didner
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 2:00 pm
Sandra Didner will be discussing her novel, "The Conspiracies of Dreams" and the history that informs the plot and theme. Her novel is based on a true story involving forbidden love, religion and espionage. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, May 18.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm
Session 3.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm
Session 4.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 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, Apr 27.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 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, Apr 27.
Children's Program
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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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, May 02, 2:00 pm
Build your favorite book character, to celebrate Children’s Book Week.

Imagine, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
May the Fourth Be with You
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 04, 4:00 pm

It's Star Wars Read Day so dress appropriately; we'll help with handmade sabers, stories, photo ops, video viewing and more. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Mother's Day Special for Tots
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 2:00 pm

Join us for stories, a short movie and make a great little gift to give Mom on her special day! Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)

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Mom's Day Special
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, May 09, 11:00 am

Mother's Day is just around the corner! It's time to make her something to show her how special she is. Stories, songs and fun can be enjoyed by both mom and you. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Summer Reading Book Club: Book Pick Up: May 11-22
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 11, 9:00 am

Do you love to read, watch movies, make crafts, play games, or just hangout with friends? If you do, then Books & Beyond book club is for you. Books & Beyond will take place Tuesdays at 2:00 pm, during the Summer Reading Program. To participate, you will need to pick up the first book and have it read by the first meeting on Jun 09. For more information on the Books & Beyond Book Club, contact the children's department. Grades 3-5.

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 14, 4:00 pm
Build something from Star Wars.

Imagine, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Pizza and Pages
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 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. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)
Preregister.