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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

06/24

Book Chat: "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race," by Margot Lee Shetterly 

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 6:00 pm

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/24

Black Hole Bingo!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:00 pm

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

06/11
06/25

Rocket Powered Science

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Experiment with a few different chemical reactions to see if you can create enough propulsion to make your project go! Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Experiment with a few different chemical reactions to see if you can create enough propulsion to make your project go! Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 

06/25

Mars Lander Touchdown Challenge by 4-H

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm

Join 4-H for this fun chance to work in groups designing and building a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts for a simulated landing on Mars! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Join 4-H for this fun chance to work in groups designing and building a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts for a simulated landing on Mars! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 

06/26

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 5:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

06/19
06/26

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 6:30 pm

Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/26

Chapter Crafter Summer Spectacular

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 1:00 pm

Stories and crafts for school-aged kids to enjoy. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Stories and crafts for school-aged kids to enjoy. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) 

06/27

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

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

Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 6:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00 pm
Thu, Jul 18, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27
07/11
07/18

Girls Can Do Anything!

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 28, 2:00 pm

Girls can be doctors, musicians, athletes, moms, politicians and more. Their future shines bright! Everyone can make a glass magnet to show off their future. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Girls can be doctors, musicians, athletes, moms, politicians and more. Their future shines bright! Everyone can make a glass magnet to show off their future. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) 

06/28

Gentle Yoga & Meditation

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jun 28, 4:00 pm

Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/28

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

06/08
06/15
06/22
06/29

Wine Bottle Cottage

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 01, 2:00 pm

Decorate wine bottles to look like unique little cottages. Ages 15 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Decorate wine bottles to look like unique little cottages. Ages 15 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/01

Kitchen Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 02, 2:00 pm

A bimonthly discussion to help you with home cooking. Borrow any themed cookbook, test a meal and share your tips, techniques and kitchen adventures. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

A bimonthly discussion to help you with home cooking. Borrow any themed cookbook, test a meal and share your tips, techniques and kitchen adventures. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/02

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 02, 3:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/02

Let's Make Camp!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 03, 2:00 pm

Set up camp inside the library as we play games, tell stories around our "campfire," make and eat some yummy treats. Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Set up camp inside the library as we play games, tell stories around our "campfire," make and eat some yummy treats. Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

07/03

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 03, 6:00 pm

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jul 10, 6:00 pm
Wed, Jul 17, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

07/03
07/10
07/17

Gravity Painting

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 05, 2:00 pm

Get inspired by outer space and use tempera paint, glue and foam tiles to create abstract galaxy art.  Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Get inspired by outer space and use tempera paint, glue and foam tiles to create abstract galaxy art.  Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

07/05

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 06, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

07/06

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 06, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

07/06
07/13
07/20

American Experience®: Chasing the Moon

Acreage Branch
Sun, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
©PBS/WGBH Boston. (50 min.)  Shown with permission. 

See a preview clip of PBS' exciting documentary about the space race and the historic moon landing which airs on Jul 08, 09 and 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

See a preview clip of PBS' exciting documentary about the space race and the historic moon landing which airs on Jul 08, 09 and 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

07/07©PBS/WGBH Boston. (50 min.)  Shown with permission. 

Get Busy With Bee-Bot®

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 08, 2:00 pm

Play with adorable robots while you learn basic logic and programming skills. Ages 6-10. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Play with adorable robots while you learn basic logic and programming skills. Ages 6-10. First come, first served. 

07/08

The Coloring Club: Space

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 08, 6:00 pm

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/08

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 09, 10:15 am

Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

07/09

Black Hole Bingo

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 09, 1:00 pm

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

07/09
07/23

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 09, 6:30 pm

Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

07/09

Astronaut Training

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 10, 2:00 pm

Experiment with hands-on activities to see what it's like to be an astronaut. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Experiment with hands-on activities to see what it's like to be an astronaut. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

07/10

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 10, 6:00 pm

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00 pm
Wed, Jul 17, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

07/03
07/10
07/17

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 11, 1:00 pm

Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00 pm
Thu, Jul 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

07/11
07/18
07/25

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 11, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 18, 1:30 pm
Thu, Jul 25, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/11
07/18
07/25

Beginner's Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 11, 6:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/11
07/18

Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 11, 6:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00 pm
Thu, Jul 18, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27
07/11
07/18

The Stars of Mythology

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 12, 2:00 pm

Hear stories and play games about the mythology of constellations around the world and make constellation castor. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Hear stories and play games about the mythology of constellations around the world and make constellation castor. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

07/12

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 13, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

07/06
07/13
07/20

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 13, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

07/13

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
Sun, Jul 14, 2:00 pm

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/14

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 16, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

07/16

Moonlight Storywalk

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 16, 7:30 pm

Enjoy a pleasant outdoor stroll under a full moon while you discover the stories of "Night Animals," by Gianna Marino and "Marsh Music," by Marianne Berkes. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy a pleasant outdoor stroll under a full moon while you discover the stories of "Night Animals," by Gianna Marino and "Marsh Music," by Marianne Berkes. All ages. (60 min.) 

07/16

A Universe of Games!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 17, 2:00 pm

Have a blast indoors with new and giant board games, card games and more! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Have a blast indoors with new and giant board games, card games and more! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) 

07/17

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 17, 6:00 pm

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00 pm
Wed, Jul 10, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 

07/03
07/10
07/17

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 1:00 pm

Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00 pm
Thu, Jul 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

07/11
07/18
07/25

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 11, 1:30 pm
Thu, Jul 25, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/11
07/18
07/25

Movies Rock With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 2:30 pm

"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Decorate rocks and watch a movie. Popcorn provided. All ages. PG

About this Series

"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Decorate rocks and watch a movie. Popcorn provided. All ages. PG

07/18

Beginner's Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 6:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/11
07/18

Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 6:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00 pm
Thu, Jul 11, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27
07/11
07/18

Hang the Stars With Vincent van Gogh

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 2:00 pm

Celebrate the artist Vincent van Gogh by learning about his life and making a vibrant tissue collage inspired by his work. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Celebrate the artist Vincent van Gogh by learning about his life and making a vibrant tissue collage inspired by his work. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

07/19

Garden Talks

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 10:30 am

Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Extension Agent Chris Miller, DPM. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Extension Agent Chris Miller, DPM. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

07/20

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Sat, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

07/06
07/13
07/20

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) Popcorn provided. PG

About this Series

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) Popcorn provided. PG

07/20