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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-08-29
Adult Program
eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 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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An Afternoon of Persian and Armenian Folk Music
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 14, 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of traditional Persian and Armenian music with Reza Filsoofi, Joe Zeytoonian and Myriam Eli. (60 min.)

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Social Media for Entrepreneurs
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner will focus on the practical and business aspects of "search and social". Learn how to measure real-time results, build your company and establish a crucial online identity. Also get a free one-page website. (90 min.)

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National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience (La Semana de la Bienvenida Nacional: La Experiencia de los Refugiados en Florida)
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

We will discuss the book by Carlos Eire, "Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy." Panelists from various organizations, immigrants and local refugees will share their experiences. Cosponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, and the School District of Palm Beach County. Books will be available at the Information Desk. (60 min.) Martes, 16 de septiembre, 6:00 pm Discutiremos el libro de Carlos Eire, Miami y Mis Mil Muertes: Confesiones de un Cubanito Desterrado. Panelistas de varias organizaciones, inmigrantes y refugiados compartirán sus experiencias. Copatrocinado por Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, School District of Palm Beach County. Los libros estarán disponibles en el mostrador de información. Presentación en inglès. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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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, 6:30 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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Children's Program
Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 05, 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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Flower Power is Back!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 2:30 pm

Let's all create giant, life sized flowers. These aren't just for kids, so bring mom! All ages. (60 min.)

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Eww! Spiders!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

What makes a spider? We'll learn about these fascinating creatures and make a spider craft to take home. For spider lovers. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

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Birthdays Around the World!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 12, 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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Hispanic Heritage: Abuelos & Abuelas
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 14, 2:30 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will enjoy stories about the ones who are most special to us, our Abuelos and Abuelas. Bring your Grandpa or Grandma along and make a special craft in his or her honor. Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

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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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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Teen Program
Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 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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Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 07, 2:30 pm

It's back! Paint wild and crazy designs on your nails. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Love to draw and create? Come and hang with us! We might even have a special art project this month. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

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Reading Buddies
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 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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Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:00 pm

Let's make fun anime and manga-related crafts, watch anime episodes and lots more! Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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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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