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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-03-29
Adult Program
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am
Lecture 1: On Studying Jewish History. Lecture 2: Defining Modern Jewish History and Thought. Lecture 3: Cultural Transformation in the Italian Ghetto. Lecture 4: Seventeenth-Century Marranism and Messianism. Lecture 5: The Challenge of Baruch Spinoza. Lecture 6: Moses Mendelssohn and His Generation.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

Effective Stress Reduction
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Author Larry Duboff presents ways that stress reduction can have a positive impact on improving an individual's health, performance at work, and level of happiness. (60 min.)

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FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 pm

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process. (2 hr.)

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eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

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Executive Action on Immigration
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the recent Executive Immigration Actions and how to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: The Science of Judaism. Lecture 8: Heinrich Graetz—Jewish Historian. Lecture 9: Abraham Geiger—The Shaping of Reform Judaism. Lecture 10: The Neo-Orthodoxy of Samson Raphael Hirsch. Lecture 11: Zecharias Frankel and Conservative Judaism. Lecture 12: Samuel David Luzzatto—Judaism and Atticism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

Know Your Rights: Fair Housing
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 5:30 pm

Celebrate Fair Housing Month with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. This workshop on the Fair Housing Act will cover your rights as a homeowner when facing foreclosure. Legal Aid attorneys and staff will discuss fair housing discrimination, landlord tenant law, foreclosure defense, and loan modifications. (90 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 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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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

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

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 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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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 14 de abril, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? Una evaluación preliminar será ofrecida libre de costo por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00 am
Lecture 13: Zionism's Answer to the Jewish Problem. Lecture 14: Three Zionist Visions. Lecture 15: The Jewish Adventure with Socialism. Lecture 16: Hermann Cohen's Religion of Reason. Lecture 17: Leo Baeck's Mystery and Commandment. Lecture 18: Martin Buber's Religious Existentialism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Naturalization
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the naturalization process, how to apply for it, and the general eligibility requirements. Study materials will be provided. (60 min.)

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

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

eBook Assistance
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

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After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Lecture 19: Jewish Law—Martin Buber vs. Franz Rosenzweig. Lecture 20: Mordecai Kaplan and American Judaism. Lecture 21: Abraham Heschel—Mystic and Social Activist. Lecture 22: Theological Responses to the Nazi Holocaust. Lecture 23: Feminist Jewish Theology. Lecture 24: Current Trends in Jewish Thought.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

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

eBay Basics
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Join Tim Yates, Palm Beach County Library System's Technology Instructor, in learning eBay basics. This lecture will demonstrate how you can open an eBay seller account, create listings, set prices, monitor listings, and complete transactions. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, and packing and shipping inventory. (60 min.)

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Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 am

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

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? All ages. (90 min.)

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

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

Children's Program
Appreciate a Gator Day
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:30 pm

Florida is home to over 1.5 million alligators. We will read stories that star these fabulous creatures and make a gator craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Move It!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 3:30 pm

Come for an hour of moving, shaking, dancing and games! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Rapunzel appears in storybooks across cultures. We will share stories, laughter and make a craft in her honor. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Coloring Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30 pm

Color to your heart's content as we pull out some fun and different coloring sheets. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

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It's Internet Safety Awareness Week - Let's Play!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Let's educate ourselves by watching a short, funny video on Internet Safety Awareness for children, and then we will play some fun games. There may be prizes! Parents are welcome. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Earth Day is Every Day
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

Please join us for a story time focusing on the amazing creatures that are in danger of becoming extinct. Make a special craft in commemoration of a species that needs our help to be saved from extinction. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

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Go Fly a Kite
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Spring is in the air, gusts are whipping up, it's a perfect time to make a kite! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Colors All Around!
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 2:30 pm

Join us for some color fun. We'll read stories about color and then create some colorful art. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (90 min.)

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LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 25, 3:00 pm

Bring your imagination and build something cool. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Spring Nail Art
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Decorate your nails with pastel colors, flowers and other spring designs. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

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Outer Space!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Join us for hands-on experiments about outer space and create a craft to take home. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-10. (90 min.)

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Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Miércoles, 30 de abril, 4:30 pm Come join us for bilingual songs, stories, a craft and a piñata. Costumes welcome! Ages 4-10. (90 min.) ¡Únase a nosotros para canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata! Disfraces bienvenidos! Edades 4-10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Teen Program
Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 4:00 pm

Come hang out and play video games, board games, view new Young Adult novels and Manga, or just chat with friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Gamers and Cosplayers Unite!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 2:30 pm

Join us for video gaming, crafting and artwork, and all kinds of anime-inspired fun. We now have Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, so bring your deck and prepare to play! Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 4:00 pm

Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends with a game or two? Learn to play the game from other teens. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Open Mic Poetry Night
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 3:00 pm

April is National Poetry Month; we will be hosting an open mic night for teens to share their poetry. Instruments accompanying the rhymes are welcome. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Salsa Time
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm

To celebrate International Tomato Month, we will be making salsa and listening to Salsa too! Ages 13 & up. (60 min.)

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Teen Hangout
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 24, 4:00 pm

Come hang out and play video games, board games, view new Young Adult novels and Manga, or just chat with friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm

Come join us as we draw, work on our art, and try new ways of making art. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

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