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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-03-26
E.g., 2015-03-26
Adult Program
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, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

The popular book discussion facilitator Donna Gruber Adair is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (126 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself. This month's selection is "Prayers for the Stolen," by Jennifer Clement. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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. (2 hr.)

The Lost History of Captain Charles H. Coe
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

Learn about Captain Coe's life and times in Florida, presented by his great grandson Andrew Foster. Captain Charles Coe, author of "Red Patriots: The Story of the Seminoles," published his book in 1898. It was used as a tool to help fight for Seminole land rights. He spent over 40 years as an amateur archaeologist exploring Florida. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: How Your Brain Works. Lecture 2: How Your Brain Changes.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Episode 1: How Your Brain Works Episode 2: How Your Brain Changes

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Breast Cancer Awareness
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 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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Sexual Assault Awareness
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 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 book and find yourself transported! This month the group will be discussing "Walking Home: A Poet's Journey," by Simon Armitage. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Closing Your Florida Home
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (75 min.)

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A Musical Journey Through Florida
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Musician and story-teller Chris Kahl will present a folk-style all-ages musical performance that highlights aspects of Florida history through songs and storytelling. The presentation will feature original songs covering a wealth of historical events, characters, and folklore, preceded by in-depth storytelling of the topic being described. (60 min.)

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Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Episode 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain Episode 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain. Lecture 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 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. (2 hr.)

Writing a Business Plan the Easy Way
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

This seminar provides a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. Presented by the Small Business Development Center. (90 min.)

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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.)

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

Join book facilitator Donna Adair to discuss this month's book selection, "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Sherlock Holmes Bingo
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) The game is afoot! Join fellow Sherlockians in watching a movie and playing bingo. Elementary fun and prizes. (2 ½ hr.) PG-13

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Focusing Your Attention. Lecture 6: Enhancing Your Memory.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Episode 5: Focusing Your Attention Episode 6: Enhancing Your Memory

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Trivia Night
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or join an existing teams of 2-6 players. Answer general knowledge trivia questions and compete to win a prize. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Make and Take Crafts
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

Drop in and make any crafts from our past story time sessions with the creative supplies from our Craft Closet. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Young Writers Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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We Love Cars!
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Zoom on over to a fun-filled special where we will listen to some high-speed books and make an awesome car craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 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 Kit
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30 pm

If you love 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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Save the Frogs!
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Ever wanted to come face-to-face with a frog? Here's your chance to meet some live frogs and learn about why we should protect them. Hop on over for stories, activities and fun crafts. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Finding & Using Fun Websites
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

The library offers many exciting online resources for children, but do you know how to use them? Join us as we surf some of the best websites for kids, then play database bingo to try and win a prize. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Crochet Club
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00 pm

Make new friends while you learn basic stitches and work on simple projects. Bring a size J crochet hook and a skein of medium weight acrylic yarn. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Young Writers Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 3:30 pm

Do you keep a journal or like to write stories? Join us for a chance to play around with your words. We'll experiment with interesting writing games and projects that are designed to add sparkle to your stories. Ages 8-12. Limit 10. (60 min.)

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American Girl: Meet Kit
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

If you love 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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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Come celebrate Children's Day and Book Day! We will sing and share stories in English and Spanish and make a special craft. All ages. ¡Vengan a celebrar El día de los niños/El día de los libros! Vamos a cantar y compartir cuentos en ingles y español y crear una manualidad especial. Todas edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Teen Program
International Tabletop Day
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30 am

Spend the day playing your cares away! Try some Will Wheaton-approved games ranging from trivia to strategy featured on the hit web series Tabletop. Titles include Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Wits and Wagers, and more. Pizza provided. The final round of games will begin at 1:30 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. Ages 13 & up.

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Pow! Zap! Read! Teen Comic Art Workshop
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

Are you interested in visual storytelling and graphic novels? Learn how to draw your own comic book art while discussing your favorite comic books and graphic novels. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Happy Birthday Hubble!
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space telescope. Learn about the Hubble Space Telescope and the spectacular discoveries made by astronomers since its launch. Then join us for a galaxy of out-of-this-world activities such as Oreo Moon Phases and Dodge the Asteroids. Ages 12-18. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop for Teens
Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00 pm

Join award-winning local poet Stacie Kiner in an exploration of poetry. Bring your own poems to share and come to get inspired. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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