E.g., Oct 18 2021
E.g., Oct 18 2021

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Oct 18, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) 

10/18

Excel - Intermediate

Mon, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Build on the the skills learned in Excel - Basic to manipulate data in spreadsheets. (45 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Build on the the skills learned in Excel - Basic to manipulate data in spreadsheets. (45 min.) 

10/18

English Exchange

Mon, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a virtual atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended.  (60 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Practice speaking English in a virtual atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended.  (60 min.) 

10/18

Book Discussion: "The Last Thing He Told Me," by Laura Dave

Tue, Oct 19, 2:00 pm

Pick up a copy of the book at your local branch or online as an e-book or e-audiobook in cloudLibrary.  (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Pick up a copy of the book at your local branch or online as an e-book or e-audiobook in cloudLibrary.  (60 min.) 

10/19

Green Cay Nature Center Presents: Alligators

Tue, Oct 19, 2:30 pm

Join a naturalist from Green Cay Nature Center to learn all about alligators. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Join a naturalist from Green Cay Nature Center to learn all about alligators. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) 

10/19

English Exchange

Tue, Oct 19, 5:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Presented by Community Engagement.

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Tue, Oct 26, 5:00 pm
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Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

10/05
10/12
10/19
10/26

Cooking Knife Skills

Tue, Oct 19, 6:00 pm

Improve your kitchen skills by learning the fundamentals of cutting. (45 min.) Presented by Gardens Branch.

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Improve your kitchen skills by learning the fundamentals of cutting. (45 min.) 

10/19

No Child Left Monolingual: Why and How to Create a More Linguistically Diverse Nation

Tue, Oct 19, 6:30 pm

Dr. Kim Potowski, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics explores myths about languages in the U.S. and presents arguments and strategies related to multilingualism. (45 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Dr. Kim Potowski, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics explores myths about languages in the U.S. and presents arguments and strategies related to multilingualism. (45 min.) 

10/19

Chair Yoga for All

Wed, Oct 20, 10:30 am

One of the gentlest forms of yoga, attendees are led through centering, breathing exercises, joint mobilization, stretches, and body awareness activities. (60 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Wed, Oct 27, 10:30 am
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One of the gentlest forms of yoga, attendees are led through centering, breathing exercises, joint mobilization, stretches, and body awareness activities. (60 min.) 

10/06
10/13
10/20
10/27

Coloring for Adults

Wed, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Let's talk a little about why coloring is good, and then do some coloring together! Limit 12. (60 min.) Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Let's talk a little about why coloring is good, and then do some coloring together! Limit 12. (60 min.) 

10/20

English Exchange

Wed, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Presented by Community Engagement.

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Wed, Oct 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

10/06
10/13
10/20
10/27

English Exchange

Wed, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) 

10/20

NEW DATE eBay Photography

Wed, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Learn how to take photos for eBay listings.  (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Learn how to take photos for eBay listings.  (60 min.) 

10/20

Book Discussion: "Evvie Drake Starts Over," by Linda Holmes 

Wed, Oct 20, 2:30 pm

Available in regular print, large print, and electronically through cloudLibrary in e-book and eAudiobook formats. (60 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Available in regular print, large print, and electronically through cloudLibrary in e-book and eAudiobook formats. (60 min.) 

10/20

English Exchange

Wed, Oct 20, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Wed, Oct 27, 11:00 am
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Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) 

10/06
10/13
10/20
10/27

Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Wed, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Join SHINE as we discuss the Open Enrollment Period, what coverage changes can be made, and what to review when evaluating your current coverage. (90 min.) Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Join SHINE as we discuss the Open Enrollment Period, what coverage changes can be made, and what to review when evaluating your current coverage. (90 min.) 

10/20

SHINE: Medicare Open Enrollment

Wed, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Join SHINE as we discuss the Open Enrollment Period, what coverage changes can be made, and what to review when evaluating your current coverage. (60 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Join SHINE as we discuss the Open Enrollment Period, what coverage changes can be made, and what to review when evaluating your current coverage. (60 min.) 

10/20

Are You Board? Game On-line!

Wed, Oct 20, 5:30 pm
Colt Express

Bored? Good! Get board with us for an online version of our tabletop game night! Join us on Discord to talk games. Create an account at www.boardgamearena.com.  Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Sep 20. Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Bored? Good! Get board with us for an online version of our tabletop game night! Join us on Discord to talk games. Create an account at www.boardgamearena.com.  Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Sep 20. 

10/06Castles of Burgundy
10/20Colt Express

Classic Creepypasta: Spooky Ghost Stories from the Internet

Wed, Oct 20, 6:00 pm

Creepypasta—21st century urban legends passed around the web—have amused, bemused, and terrified the Extremely Online for 15 years. Let’s read some classics. Ages 15 & up. (45 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Creepypasta—21st century urban legends passed around the web—have amused, bemused, and terrified the Extremely Online for 15 years. Let’s read some classics. Ages 15 & up. (45 min.) 

10/20

Complete Your FAFSA with TRIO EOC and Palm Beach State College

Wed, Oct 20, 6:30 pm

Complete your FAFSA, and get it done early!  (90 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Complete your FAFSA, and get it done early!  (90 min.) 

10/20

Socrates Café

Wed, Oct 20, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Presented by Gardens Branch.

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Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) 

10/20

Résumé Creation Workshop

Thu, Oct 21, 10:00 am

A well-written résumé is an integral component to getting a job. Learn how to effectively format and write your résumé.  (45 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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A well-written résumé is an integral component to getting a job. Learn how to effectively format and write your résumé.  (45 min.) 

10/21

Virtual Sensory Storytime

Thu, Oct 21, 10:30 am

Inclusive story time experience with stories, songs and sensory-focused activities. Kits available at all branches. A recording will be posted to our website. All ages. (30 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Inclusive story time experience with stories, songs and sensory-focused activities. Kits available at all branches. A recording will be posted to our website. All ages. (30 min.) 

10/21

Book & Film Discussion: "News of the World," by Paulette Jiles 

Thu, Oct 21, 1:30 pm

Watch and compare the movie adaptationof this National Book Award finalist. Print, audio, ebook and DVD/Blu-ray copies available. (60 min.) Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Watch and compare the movie adaptationof this National Book Award finalist. Print, audio, ebook and DVD/Blu-ray copies available. (60 min.) 

10/21

Book Discussion: "East of Eden," by John Steinbeck

Thu, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

Reserve a copy at your local branch. (60 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Reserve a copy at your local branch. (60 min.) 

10/21

Tech Toys Showcase

Thu, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

Thanks to a grant, we have lots of new technology that we're excited to teach you about. (60 min.) Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Thanks to a grant, we have lots of new technology that we're excited to teach you about. (60 min.) 

10/21

LearningExpress

Thu, Oct 21, 4:00 pm

Access online learning with skill building modules, test prep and practice, and techniques for job searching, resumes, interviewing and workplace skills. (45 min.) Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Access online learning with skill building modules, test prep and practice, and techniques for job searching, resumes, interviewing and workplace skills. (45 min.) 

10/21

Tertulia Literaria Virtual: "Más allá," by Julia Alvarez 

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Afterlife"): "Más allá," by Julia Alvarez 

Thu, Oct 21, 5:00 pm
Jueves, 21 de octubre,  5:00 pm

Tome el libro prestado en la biblioteca de West Boca, o reserve una copia y recójala en una sucursal cerca de usted.  (50 min.) Presented by West Boca Branch.

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Tome el libro prestado en la biblioteca de West Boca, o reserve una copia y recójala en una sucursal cerca de usted.  (50 min.) 

10/21

Staying Safe During COVID-19

Thu, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Do you what to learn more about COVID Prevention? Learn about COVID treatments, the variants, the role you can play before and after vaccination, and the myths. (60 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Do you what to learn more about COVID Prevention? Learn about COVID treatments, the variants, the role you can play before and after vaccination, and the myths. (60 min.) 

10/07
10/21

Introduction to cloudLibrary

Fri, Oct 22, 12:00 pm

Learn how to use the cloudLibrary app to download e-books and e-audiobooks. (60 min.) Presented by Gardens Branch.

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Learn how to use the cloudLibrary app to download e-books and e-audiobooks. (60 min.) 

10/22

The ABCDs of Water Safety

Fri, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

Learn the ABCDs of drowning prevention to be water safe and water smart year-round in PBC! Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. (60 min.) Presented by Community Engagement.

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Learn the ABCDs of drowning prevention to be water safe and water smart year-round in PBC! Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. (60 min.) 

10/22

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour

Sat, Oct 23, 10:00 am

The Palm Beach County Library System invites individuals of all ages and abilities to our Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour on Saturdays! All ages. (60 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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The Palm Beach County Library System invites individuals of all ages and abilities to our Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour on Saturdays! All ages. (60 min.) 

10/23

“Hey Arnold!”: Celebrating 25 Football-Headed Years

Sat, Oct 23, 10:30 am

Celebrate 25 years of Hey Arnold!, the greatest Nick show of all time. Topics: the 10 best episodes; why Helga mattered; why this show resonates 25 years later. (30 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Celebrate 25 years of Hey Arnold!, the greatest Nick show of all time. Topics: the 10 best episodes; why Helga mattered; why this show resonates 25 years later. (30 min.) 

10/23

Yoga For All

Sat, Oct 23, 11:00 am

Enjoy yoga in an inclusive (online) space. Yoga mat, hydration, and space to move around are recommended to get the most out of your session. (60 min.) Presented by Community Engagement.

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Sat, Oct 30, 11:00 am
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Enjoy yoga in an inclusive (online) space. Yoga mat, hydration, and space to move around are recommended to get the most out of your session. (60 min.) 

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10/16
10/23
10/30

Halloween Trivia

Sat, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Does your knowledge of Halloween leave your family and friends spooked? Come join a team and see who is the Halloween trivia king or queen! (1 hr.) Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Does your knowledge of Halloween leave your family and friends spooked? Come join a team and see who is the Halloween trivia king or queen! (1 hr.) 

10/23

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrate Colombia!

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: ¡Celebremos a Colombia!

Sat, Oct 23, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 23 de octubre,  2:30 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes Vallenatos, Cumbia and Salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. (45 min.) Presented by Main Library.

El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos y cumbia en celebración de la cultura colombiana. (45 min.) 

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Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes Vallenatos, Cumbia and Salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. (45 min.) 

10/23
El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos y cumbia en celebración de la cultura colombiana. (45 min.) 
10/23

The Jim Crow Era

Sat, Oct 23, 2:30 pm

Dr. Martha Bireda examines the anti-black laws and customs of the Jim Crow era and how they continue to influence race relations in the US. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and The Friends of the P]. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. (60 min.) Presented by Community Engagement.

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Dr. Martha Bireda examines the anti-black laws and customs of the Jim Crow era and how they continue to influence race relations in the US. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and The Friends of the P]. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. (60 min.) 

10/23

Saturday Mukbang! — Ramen Quesadillas & Spooky Season

Sat, Oct 23, 3:30 pm

Saturday afternoon? Saturday mukbang! On the menu: a recipe for ramen quesadillas; spooky season and s’mores; autumnal book, movie, and music recommendations. All ages. (60 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Saturday afternoon? Saturday mukbang! On the menu: a recipe for ramen quesadillas; spooky season and s’mores; autumnal book, movie, and music recommendations. All ages. (60 min.) 

10/23

Crafternoon: Holiday Ornaments

Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Get ready for holiday decorating with 3 ornament crafts that we will do together on Zoom. Pick up your craft kit starting, Mon, Sep 27 at the Royal Palm Beach research desk. (60 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Get ready for holiday decorating with 3 ornament crafts that we will do together on Zoom. Pick up your craft kit starting, Mon, Sep 27 at the Royal Palm Beach research desk. (60 min.) 

10/25

Excel - Advanced

Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Learn how to use a few of Excel's superpowers: Pivot tables, conditional formatting, and VLOOKUP. (90 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Learn how to use a few of Excel's superpowers: Pivot tables, conditional formatting, and VLOOKUP. (90 min.) 

10/25

Horror Movie Trivia

Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Join us for some spooky trivia of classic and modern horror films.  (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Join us for some spooky trivia of classic and modern horror films.  (60 min.) 

10/25

English Exchange

Mon, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a virtual atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended.  (60 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Practice speaking English in a virtual atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended.  (60 min.) 

10/25

Playdough & A Story: Monsters & Pumpkins!

Mon, Oct 25, 4:00 pm

Make your own playdough with this no-cook recipe, listen to a story and act it out using the playdough you just made! Recipe online. All ages. (45 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Make your own playdough with this no-cook recipe, listen to a story and act it out using the playdough you just made! Recipe online. All ages. (45 min.) 

10/25

Let's Cook: Honduran Taquitos

Mon, Oct 25, 5:00 pm

Celebrate the culture of Hispanic Heritage Month while learning how to make some delicious dishes that family and friends can enjoy!  Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 992-8393 to preregister.Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Celebrate the culture of Hispanic Heritage Month while learning how to make some delicious dishes that family and friends can enjoy!  Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 992-8393 to preregister.

10/25

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin Flavor/Un toque de sabor latinon-Lentils Ceviche Over Tostada

Un toque de sabor latino - Lentils Ceviche Over Tostada/Tostadas de ceviche de lentejas

Tue, Oct 26, 11:00 am
Martes, 26 de octubre,  11:00 am

Enjoy a cooking demonstration and discover ingredients and spices used in Latin American food.  (60 min.) Presented by West Boca Branch.

Disfruta de una demostración culinaria, y descubre nuevos ingredientes y especias utilizados en la comida latinoamericana. (60 min.) 

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Enjoy a cooking demonstration and discover ingredients and spices used in Latin American food.  (60 min.) 

10/26
Disfruta de una demostración culinaria, y descubre nuevos ingredientes y especias utilizados en la comida latinoamericana. (60 min.) 
10/26

Practicing Mindful Eating

Tue, Oct 26, 12:00 pm

Wondering what is mindful eating and how can you apply it to your life? Learn how you can apply this practice to everyday eating. (60 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Wondering what is mindful eating and how can you apply it to your life? Learn how you can apply this practice to everyday eating. (60 min.) 

10/26

Art for Adults Online

Tue, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Inktober Critique

Join us to explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills, and learn new ways to express yourself.  Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Join us to explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills, and learn new ways to express yourself.  Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) 

10/12 Inktober - Introduction to Ink
10/26 Inktober Critique

Book Discussion: "The Four Winds," by Kristin Hannah 

Tue, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Pick up a copy at the West Boca Branch or your local library. E-book and e-audiobook copies are also available from cloudLibrary. (60 min.) Presented by West Boca Branch.

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Pick up a copy at the West Boca Branch or your local library. E-book and e-audiobook copies are also available from cloudLibrary. (60 min.) 

10/26

Crafternoon - Terra Cotta Pots

Tue, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Hanging terra cotta pots to paint and personalize. Pick up your materials starting Oct 4th, 2021 at the Glades Road Branch. Limit 20. (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Hanging terra cotta pots to paint and personalize. Pick up your materials starting Oct 4th, 2021 at the Glades Road Branch. Limit 20. (60 min.) 

10/26

English Exchange

Tue, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

10/26

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