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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-01-28
E.g., 2015-01-28
Adult Program
Getting Rid of Clutter
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

Are you living in CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)? Kathy Andio will share the underlying reasons for your clutter and provide tips to motivate you to "let go of all that stuff." (90 min.)

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? 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.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “Shark Skin Suite.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself. This month's selection is "The Kept," by James Scott. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Lisa Unger
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 pm

Award-winning New York Times and internationally best-selling author Lisa Unger will discuss her latest psychological thriller “Crazy Love You.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? 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.

Steampunk Collage
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 am

Use clock and watch parts, grommets, gears and more to create a steampunk collage that will take you back in your imagination to a time when steam technology was new and adventures were just an idea away. Materials provided. (90 min.)

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Growing and Using Herbs & Spices
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Rosemary Caspary, an edible gardener and registered dietitian will show you how to grow and use herbs. She will focus on plants best suited to grow in South Florida. You will go home with a new found knowledge to inspire you to grow and use a greater variety of herbs and spices. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that allow you to explore different parts of the world? Then this discussion group is for you. Join Danielle to discuss the selected books and find yourself transported! This month the group will be discussing "Ghost Bride," by Yangsze Choo. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:00 pm

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

Meditation for Healthy Living
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

Join John Bednarik, who has been practicing meditation for over 30 years, as he discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. In this presentation, you will learn effective strategies and a simple but profound meditation technique that will help remove stress and worry. (60 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

Join book facilitator Donna Adair to discuss this month's book choice, "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

"Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Florida Trail Association
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Mr. Paul Cummings, Treasurer of the Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association, will describe the activities and accomplishments of the chapter and invite those who are interested to participate in a hike and discover the gifts being outside can bring. (60 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

"Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Children's Program
American Girl Club: Meet Julie
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games and activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Please bring a plain white t-shirt or other white fabric to tie-dye. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Groundhog Day
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 3:30 pm

Look who's awake! Our friend the groundhog will help us find out if winter is over. Learn about what makes these furry creatures special through stories and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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All You Need is Love
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 3:30 pm

Get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day with stories and songs, and make lovely cards for your family and friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Extraterrestrial Visitors Day
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

Ever wish you could meet a space alien? Listen to stories about visitors from outer space, and make an alien and spaceship out of air-dry putty and found objects to bring back to your home ... or theirs! Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 6:00 pm

How well do you know the library? Come try our scavenger hunt to find out. Refreshments await at the finish line. Ages 10 & up. (45 min.)

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Mardi Gras Mask Making
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 3:30 pm

Come create your own Mardi Gras mask and learn about this festive occasion. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on cool projects. Previous participants will be able to practice what they’ve learned and hone their skills. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Feb 22, 1:00 pm

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

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American Girl: Meet Kirsten
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 3:00 pm

If you loved reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Grades 1-5. (60 min.)

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Positively Africa!
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 10:30 am

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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Bake for Family Fun Month
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

No oven? No problem! Bring the family to the library to learn how to make some delicious no-bake sweets! Supplies generously provided by the Friends of the Library. Space is limited. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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