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Adult Program
Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (132 min.) Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion based on the graphic novel "V For Vendetta," by Alan Moore. (3 hr.) R

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 4:00 pm

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

Writers LIVE! Presents: Anita Diamant
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “The Boston Girl.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Poetry Workshop: African American History Month
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special poetry workshop as award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the finest contemporary and classic poetry by African American poets. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 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, Feb 04, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” 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, Feb 04, 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, Jan 26.

Game On
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 9:30 am

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 2:00 pm

Come and make 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, Jan 26.

YouStories: Classics-Conversation-Connection
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 1:00 pm

This staged reading will include scenes from Greek drama, including selections from Homer’s "Odyssey," Aeschylus’ "Agamemnon," Sophocles’ "Philoctetes" and Euripides’ "Herakles." Following the readings, Dr. Peter Meineck of New York University will lead a discussion encouraging audience members to share their impressions and experiences. YouStories is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Preregister online at www.pbclibrary.org/youstories beginning Fri, Jan 23. (90 min.)

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Reread “The Secret Garden," by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 Fri, Jan 21. (75 min.)

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Long Term Care: Options and Resources
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Ms. Petrassi, supervisor for the helpline at Your Aging & Disability Resource Center, will present on the topic and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 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, Feb 11, 10:30 am

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

Valentine's Day Musical Celebration with Meritt & Moreau
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Don Meritt and Annette Moreau combine sensational singing and comedy in a captivating performance of romantic music ranging from Broadway show tunes to opera. Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, Feb 02. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 11:00 am

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 4: Sauté: Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat. Lecture 5: Roasting: Dry-Heat Cooking without Fat.

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Practical Mindfulness
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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. (60 min.)

NEW DATE - Black History Month: Jazz Saxophone Performance by Randy Corinthian
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Feb 15, 2:00 pm

Honored as one of South Florida’s “40 under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow,” by Legacy Magazine in 2012 and by ICABA HONORS as a Finalist for Entertainer of The Year in 2013, Randy Corinthian will share soulful and scintillating sounds of the jazz saxophone in his solo performance to celebrate Black History Month. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 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, Feb 18, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” 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, Feb 18, 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, Jan 26.

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and the Director of Programming for The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness, will discuss eating disorders in women, men and children. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. Ms. Glynn will probe the realities of eating disorders in life span stages as children, adolescents, college students, midlife, older adults and specific issues for the elderly. (60 min.)

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Crafty Custom Containers
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

Cover simple containers in different ways to hold your tchotchkes and other treasures in a rolled-paper holder. Use magazines, catalogs, plastic or cardboard containers, ribbon and other trims. Bring your own container; other supplies provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

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

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:30 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about the constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:00 pm outside, if skies are clear.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 10:30 am

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

Talent Night at Hagen Ranch
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:00 pm

Come share your talent or support your neighbors, friends and family while enjoying their performances. Interested performers can pick up an entry form and return it by Feb 15. Limited to the first 10 performers, each with a five-minute maximum per act. Tickets, beginning Tue, Feb 17.

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 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, Jan 26.

Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 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, Jan 26.

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.

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.

Children's Program
Book & Boogie
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and read a story or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (30 min.)

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Ask the Groundhog: More Winter or Early Spring?
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 4:00 pm

Will the groundhog see his shadow? We want to know! We'll make shadow puppets, hear a story, and make a craft in honor of Groundhog Day. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Build a skyscraper or the tallest building that you can.

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

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Lots and Lots of Hearts
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 4:00 pm

Valentine's Day is coming soon so let's get together and create something special for someone who's special to you! Ages 6 & up. (45 min.)

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"Hail to the Chief"
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 4:00 pm

That's the song that's played whenever the president comes around. We'll read a story about presidents, watch a video, play a "presidential" sorting game, learn about the first five presidents, and do a funky craft. Maybe you'll be inspired to run for the highest office in the land! Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Life-Size Candy Land
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 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-size version of the classic board game. Ages 3 & up. (90 min.)

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Fun With Tweens: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 4:00 pm

Test your engineering skills and see if you can build the strongest and tallest tower using just spaghetti and marshmallows. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Chinese New Year, 2015: Year of the Goat
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 4:00 pm

Come hear some tales, do a cutout craft, find out your fortune, watch a video, and play a game with chopsticks. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 4:00 pm

Build a pirate ship or port.

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

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Positively Africa!
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 4:00 pm

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Chocolate Party
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

We'll be getting a sugar rush as we celebrate our favorite food, chocolate! Participate in a chocolate tasting and a variety of games centered around that fabulous concoction. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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