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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 02/23/2019
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Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 23, 11:00 am

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading for an extra reward. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading for an extra reward. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

02/23

LEGO® Block Party

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 23, 3:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

02/23

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 25, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

02/01
02/04
02/08
02/11
02/15
02/22
02/25

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 26, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26

Bids & Business

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Feb 27, 2:30 pm

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center at FAU will explain the bid process and offer a resource list for small businesses. (90 min.) Call 954-762-5235 to preregister. 

About this Series

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center at FAU will explain the bid process and offer a resource list for small businesses. (90 min.) Call 954-762-5235 to preregister. 

02/27

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 01, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/01

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 05, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

03/05
03/12
03/26

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 06, 4:00 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 6-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 6-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/06

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 08, 11:00 am

Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Make a baby bird tucked in a nest. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Make a baby bird tucked in a nest. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/08

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Barbie Birthday Bash

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 09, 11:00 am

Barbie is turning 60 this year! Come and celebrate with trivia, games and crafts inspired by this famous doll. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Barbie is turning 60 this year! Come and celebrate with trivia, games and crafts inspired by this famous doll. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/09

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 11, 2:30 pm

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

Lectures: Leif Eriksson the Lucky. Marco Polo and Sir John Mandeville.
About this Series

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

03/11

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 12, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

03/05
03/12
03/26

Cuddle Up Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 12, 6:30 pm

Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs and a little bilingual fun as well. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs and a little bilingual fun as well. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/12

Unsung Heroines

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 13, 2:30 pm

Retired lecturer Martin Mosho will talk about the remarkable, but little known accomplishments, made by women during the American Civil War. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Retired lecturer Martin Mosho will talk about the remarkable, but little known accomplishments, made by women during the American Civil War. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/13

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 15, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/15

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Family Story Time: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 16, 11:00 am

Join us for a special spring story time about flowers, veggies and bugs … all things found in your garden! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a special spring story time about flowers, veggies and bugs … all things found in your garden! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/16

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 16, 2:00 pm

"Suffragette." ©Focus Features. (106 min.) In recognition of Women's History Month. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Suffragette." ©Focus Features. (106 min.) In recognition of Women's History Month. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

03/16

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Calling All Kings, Queens & Dragons

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 19, 6:30 pm

Enjoy a royal evening with a not so famous fairy tale, crafts and activities that will have you looking and feeling quite majestic. Royal attire welcome! Ages 5-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy a royal evening with a not so famous fairy tale, crafts and activities that will have you looking and feeling quite majestic. Royal attire welcome! Ages 5-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/19

Morning Movie

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 20, 10:30 am

"Smallfoot." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Smallfoot." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG

03/20

Tech Time: Sphero

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 20, 3:30 pm

Use our iPads or your own device to program our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code to make sound, motion and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our iPads or your own device to program our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code to make sound, motion and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/20

Duct Tape Design

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 21, 11:00 am

Use duct tape to create wallets, wrist bands, key rings and more. Supplies provided. Just bring yourself and your imagination. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Use duct tape to create wallets, wrist bands, key rings and more. Supplies provided. Just bring yourself and your imagination. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/21

Book Discussion: "The Dreamers," by Karen Thompson Walker 

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 21, 1:30 pm

Join in a lively discussion. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join in a lively discussion. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/21

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 11:00 am

Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/23

Spotlight on Anime

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

Are you an anime fan? Join us as we view new anime titles, K-Drama and more. Snacks provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you an anime fan? Join us as we view new anime titles, K-Drama and more. Snacks provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/23

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
Tue, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

03/05
03/12
03/26

Guess Whoooo's Coming to the Library!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

Welcome Okeeheelee Nature Center's feathered friends! Enjoy a special program about owls and then delve into their eating habits with a hands-on activity. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Welcome Okeeheelee Nature Center's feathered friends! Enjoy a special program about owls and then delve into their eating habits with a hands-on activity. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/27

Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

This seminar focuses on the Small Business Association's WOSB program including requirements and an overview relating to government contracting. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

This seminar focuses on the Small Business Association's WOSB program including requirements and an overview relating to government contracting. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/28

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 11, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 18, 4:00 pm
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Teen Tech Month: Smartphone Holograms & Illusions

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 30, 3:00 pm

Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/30