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E.g., 2014-09-17
E.g., 2014-09-17
Adult Program
Collage for the Joy of Creating
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

Have collage making fun while tapping into ideas and inspiration and take your colorful results home. Try a banned books week collage or a collage silhouette! Materials will be provided. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment with a librarian to learn how you can borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Craft Beer Making 101
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:30 pm

Get ready for Oktoberfest and join us in learning how to make your very own craft beer! Learn about the equipment and ingredients needed and how to brew from start to finish. (60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or make some new ones and form a team to answer general trivia questions. The winning team will take home a prize. (90 min.)

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View & Discuss: Future of Reading
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary series. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Book Arts Roadshow
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Come see differently by challenging your preconceived ideas of books, language and art in this whirlwind 90 minute tour of the world of artists' books. John Cutrone, director of Florida Atlantic University's Jaffe Center for Book Arts, will conduct this tour through a 20-minute DVD about JCBA followed by an entertaining and enlightening presentation of artists' books pulled out of a rolling suitcase. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! This month we will be discussing, "Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon," by David Grann. Call 744-2301 to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks! (2 hr.)

Arte de El Sol (Art of El Sol)
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los artistas de El Sol en Jupiter, en colaboración con la Biblioteca de Jupiter, presentarán una exposición interactiva demostrando el arte indígena de Guatemala. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. El Sol artists, in collaboration with the Jupiter Branch, will present an interactive art exhibit displaying indigenous Guatemalan art and unveil a collective collage of shared hopes and dreams. (2 hr.)

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Off the Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment with a librarian to learn how you can borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 6:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Start Your Own Business
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

What is the next step to starting your own business? Learn what it takes and what resources and classes are available to help you. This two hour session will be presented by Ted Kramer, Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. (2 hr.)

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Board Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 pm

Enjoy classic games like Scrabble, or bring your own favorite game to share with others. (90 min.)

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Ukulele Jam Session
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Ukulele jam session for all ages and all levels. Bring your ukulele to play and meet with other ukulele players, or just come to enjoy and listen. (90 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches to gaze at the stars in the night sky through a telescope and be transfixed by beauty. (2 hr.)

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! The group will discuss "Half of a Yellow Sun," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Call to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

"Paper Towns," by John Green (Book to Art).

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 2:00 pm

"Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress," by Dai Singh.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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Children's Program
Too Big. Too Small. Just Right!
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 3:30 pm

Not too big. Not too small. Just the right combination of stories about what happens when things go topsy-turvy: enormous sandwiches, teeny elephants ... plus, a really, really big craft! Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our story time room as a quiet place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Block Party: Legos in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 1:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our Lego collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Perler Bead Party
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Summer is over, but that’s okay! You can still melt your new-school-year blues away by making some cool fuse bead creations. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Fingerprint Art
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the birthday of author and illustrator Ed Emberley by using his clever books to create fingerprint art. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Knock 'Em Down
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Oct 12, 1:30 pm

Stacking blocks and other activities to encourage imagination, motor skills and just plain fun. Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Animal Art Extravaganza
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

Create some great art based on a favorite animal. There might be lions and tigers and bears, oh my! We'll read some delightful animal themed books and dance around to exciting songs. We can bear-ly wait and we're not lion! Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

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Beginners Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Learn to crochet! Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Pick up a supply list. Ages 9-14. Limit 12. (60 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 1:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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Cosmic Painting: It's Out of this World!
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 4:30 pm

Unleash your cosmic creativity while learning to create your own galaxies! Bring a black T-shirt or fabric tote bag. Transform them into a stellar fashion statement with cosmic painting! Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Pumpkin Patch Babies
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 11:30 am

Stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Costumes welcome. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:00 pm

Drop in to use our storytime room as a quite place to study, read or get help using the library's resources to complete homework assignments. Incentives will be given to those who spend at least 15 minutes reading. Grades K-5.

Teenie Halloweenie
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Join us for some not-so-scary books and music about this spooktacular holiday. We’ll make a treat bag and then trick or treat our way around the library! Ages 2-4. (30 min.)

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Cutest Pumpkins in the Patch
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 11:30 am

Toddlers can enjoy stories, songs, a costume parade and a simple Halloween craft. Ages 12-24 mos. (45 min.)

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Trick or Treat Tales
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come dressed in costume and join the fun with not-too-scary stories, songs and a clever Halloween craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Banned Books Teen Bingo
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 5:30 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative bingo game using the covers of banned books! Free snacks and prizes for every bingo game! Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Keeping a Dream Journal
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 5:30 pm

Help us celebrate "Teen Read Week 2014: Turn Dreams into Reality" by creating and decorating your own dream journal. Learn how to remember, collect and analyze your dreams. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Halloween Hulabaloo
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 5:30 pm

Play silly games, make haunted crafts, and eat creepy snacks. Come dressed in your Halloween best if you wish to participate in the costume contest. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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