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Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
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Adult Program
Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 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.)

Off Beat Book Club
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

"The Woman Upstairs," by Claire Messud.

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.

Preregister.
Magic Gaming Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 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.)

Becoming an Outdoors Woman & Survival Skills
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

Offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservative Commission where you can choose to learn about bass fishing, canoeing/kayaking basics, archery, outdoor photography, bird watching and more. Vickie Hofmeister, an instructor with BOW, will also share some basic survival skills everyone should know and what you should pack on your next camping trip. (60 min.)

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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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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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
Children's Program
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 11:15 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 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.)

Stuck on Sticks
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 4:00 pm

They may be ordinary popsicle sticks, but we'll transform them into awesome art and great gifts! Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 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.)

Homework Center
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 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.)

Glittery Fun!
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm

Enjoy sparkling stories and songs, and create your own shimmering work of art with glitter glue! Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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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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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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