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E.g., 2014-09-16
E.g., 2014-09-16
Adult Program
Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino (Healthy Latin American Cuisine)
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 2:00 pm. Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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LinkedIn
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 6:00 pm

This fun, interactive class will show you how to get the most bang for your buck from LinkedIn. Discover "best kept secrets" and learn how to recruit clients and customers to your business. (90 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 7:00 pm

Martes, 23 de septiembre, 7:00 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

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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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks: One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, tablet or other mobile device. (30 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger will demonstrate how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation.

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

View a lecture from this Open Yale Course series led by professor Amy Hungerford, and stay for a brief discussion. Pick up a copy of “The Crying of Lot 49,” by Thomas Pynchon at the Information Desk. Shown with permission. (2 hr.)

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Tradiciones de la Cultura Maya en Guatemala (Mayan Cultural Traditions in Guatemala)
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 11:00 am El Centro Maya-Guatemalteco compartirá bailes folclóricos de la descendencia Maya de Guatemala y ofrecerán una demostración del arte de tejer. Conozca a la Princesa Maya-Guatemalteca. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Guatemalan-Maya Center will perform folkloric dances and demonstrate the art of weaving colorful textiles. The Guatemalan-Maya Princess will be joining us for a meet and greet. All ages. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Children's Program
Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage: Poetry for Children
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wil enjoy some poetry written by Hispanic authors. Then dance with us and make a cultural craft. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

How do you celebrate birthdays? In this four-week program, we'll hear birthday stories. Then we'll play games and make a craft from each country we visit. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Make your own Puerto Rican Carnival Mask!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 12:30 pm

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating traditional "caretas de vejigantes", carnival masks made of paper mache and painted vivid colors. We will create them on Sat, Sep 27 and return to paint them on Sun, Sep 28, once the masks have dried. All ages. (75 min.)

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 7:00 pm

Share your scariest stories with s'mores around the camp fire, deep in the dark woods. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Make Something with LEGO® Bricks
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 3:30 pm

Bring your imagination and join us to build something at our very first LEGO® program! Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (45 min.)

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Halloween Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 05, 2:00 pm

Creep out your friends with spooky nail art designs for Halloween. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.)

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Squid Dissection!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

Explore marine life in this hands-on session of discovery with local professor Thomas Monroe. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club is Back!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 3:30 pm

Come learn how to play this fascinating game. If you already know how to play, join us to play a few games and sharpen your skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Where's my Mummy?
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

Learn about Egypt and the pyramids, and what went in them. Make a craft and have a Mummy wrapping contest! Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Black Cat Jamboree
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 3:30 pm

Come join us for stories about black cats and make a special craft to celebrate these beautiful creatures. We will have a "purr-ty" good time! Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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It's Halloween!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Boo! We will have ghosts, goblins and other creepy things to make Halloween special. We'll also read spooky stories and create a Halloween craft. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Where the Wild Things Are!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Listen to the popular story and make a craft. Then let the wild rumpus start! Dress up as a wild thing if you'd like, or even as Max. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Casper the Friendly Ghost's Halloween Party
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come party like Casper the Ghost would - with books about ghosts and tons of howling laughter. We will twirl like ghosts around the dance floor and have a spooky little time together. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA and one-hour training session are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:30 am

Help children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application packet, 3.0 GPA and one-hour training session are required. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Nerd Girl (or Boy) Party!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Pixel art, fun games and dancing! Come share your fandoms and have some fun! Ages 12-17. (75 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading manga and watching anime? If so, join us as we watch anime episodes and do a variety of crafts and activities. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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Celebrate Teen Read Week!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

Join us for a bunch of fun Teen Read Week activities, such as the famous "googly eye book cover" caper. We will be creating Found Poetry from old book pages. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 19, 2:30 pm

Love manga, comic books or art? Come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

Assist children in grades K-5th with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school! Pick up an application packet at the Youth Services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

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A Sundae on Sunday ... with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 26, 2:30 pm

Enjoy making and eating ice cream sundaes whilst talking about whatever you are reading or have enjoyed reading in the past, including manga and graphic novels. In honor of Halloween, we will be reading some scary stories, so join us if you dare! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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