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E.g., 07/19/2019
E.g., 07/19/2019

Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 3:00 pm

"Fly Me to the Moon." ©Summit Entertainment. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.G

About this Series

"Fly Me to the Moon." ©Summit Entertainment. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.G

07/19

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 11:00 am

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

07/20

NOVA: First Man on the Moon

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm

"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.

07/20

A Wizarding Week

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jul 22, 6:00 pm
Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

07/22Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 
07/23Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/24Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 
07/26"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
07/27Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

A Wizarding Week

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 6:00 pm
Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

07/22Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 
07/23Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/24Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 
07/26"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
07/27Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

A Wizarding Week

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30 pm
Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

07/22Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 
07/23Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/24Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 
07/26"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
07/27Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 1:30 pm
"Room." ©A24 Films. (113 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.25 hr.) 

About this Series

07/18"Room," by Emma Donoghue. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25"Room." ©A24 Films. (113 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.25 hr.) R 

A Wizarding Week

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

07/22Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 
07/23Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/24Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 
07/26"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
07/27Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

A Wizarding Week

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 11:00 am
Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a weeklong celebration of all things Harry Potter! Space is limited. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

07/22Book Bizarre. Create a piece of art using a book, paint and a bit of magic.Ages  12-17. (60 min.) 
07/23Hogwarts Open House. Diagon Alley awaits with crafts, dragons and photo ops.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/24Intro to Owls. Okeeheelee Nature Center brings owls and fascinating facts.Ages  6-12. (45 min.) 
07/26"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
07/27Join us for a magical morning of Harry Potter Bingo. Wizarding attire welcome.Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 2:00 pm

"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) PG-13

07/27

Friday Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 02, 3:30 pm

"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG

08/02

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 03, 11:00 am

Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/03

Beach Blanket Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 03, 3:00 pm

Grab a beach blanket, bring your friends, and chill out as we celebrate summer with music, bingo and prizes. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Grab a beach blanket, bring your friends, and chill out as we celebrate summer with music, bingo and prizes. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/03

Young Writers Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 07, 11:00 am

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Join author Deborah Burggraaf for this hands-on workshop as she shares her stories and the process of writing a book. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Join author Deborah Burggraaf for this hands-on workshop as she shares her stories and the process of writing a book. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/07

"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising"

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 08, 2:30 pm

"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

08/08

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 09, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 1-5. (45 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 1-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/09

Summer Saturday Celebration

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 10, 11:00 am

Join us for a special end-of-summer celebration with music, games, crafts and puppets with plenty of fun! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us for a special end-of-summer celebration with music, games, crafts and puppets with plenty of fun! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/10

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Aug 12, 2:30 pm

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

Lectures: Alexander von Humboldt - Explorer Genius. Jefferson Dispatches Lewis and Clark.
About this Series

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

08/12

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 14, 2:30 pm

Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/14

It's Hurricane Season! Are You Prepared?

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 15, 2:30 pm

PBC Extension Services offers safety tips and guidelines for taking care of your household before, during and after a storm. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

PBC Extension Services offers safety tips and guidelines for taking care of your household before, during and after a storm. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/15

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 11:00 am

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

08/17

Senior Medicare Patrol

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 2:30 pm

The Area Agency on Aging (SHINE) will talk about Medicare fraud, errors and abuse that affect current beneficiaries and can often result in higher premiums. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

The Area Agency on Aging (SHINE) will talk about Medicare fraud, errors and abuse that affect current beneficiaries and can often result in higher premiums. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/22

Raise a Reader

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 23, 11:00 am

Explore the five key components to early literacy: talking, singing, writing, playing and reading with fun activities you can duplicate at home. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore the five key components to early literacy: talking, singing, writing, playing and reading with fun activities you can duplicate at home. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/23

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 24, 2:00 pm

"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) In recognition of Women's Equality Day on Aug 26. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) In recognition of Women's Equality Day on Aug 26. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

08/24

How to Get Accepted & Pay for College!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Aug 28, 2:30 pm

Trio Educational Opportunity Center at PBSC will help students learn about the college process, including information on how to locate scholarships. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Trio Educational Opportunity Center at PBSC will help students learn about the college process, including information on how to locate scholarships. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/28

Book Discussion: "The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah 

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 29, 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.

08/29