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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

SHINE: Medicare Basics

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Shine provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Shine provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/16

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/17

Intelligent Investing With Value Line & Morningstar!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/17

Drop-In Coloring Club: Back to School

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (45 min.) 

09/17

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 10:30 am

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 10:30 am
About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

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English Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 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

Wed, Sep 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

09/18
09/25

Three Short Plays & a Talkback

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a live performance of three humorous plays about everyday encounters followed by a post-performance discussion with the Script-in-Hand Players. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy a live performance of three humorous plays about everyday encounters followed by a post-performance discussion with the Script-in-Hand Players. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/18

Pajama Story Time: Crazy for Chickens

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:00 pm

Put on your cozy pajamas and come on down for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Put on your cozy pajamas and come on down for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/18

Tertulia literaria: "La isla de los amores infinitos" de Daína Chaviano

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Island of Eternal Love," by Daína Chaviano)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:30 pm
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre,  6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

09/18

Book Discussion: "Warlight," by Michael Ondaatje 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/19
09/25

Palm Beach Opera

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 4:30 pm

Become a part of the opera story! The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Become a part of the opera story! The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/19

Preschool Pirates

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Ahoy, mateys! Join us on our story time ship with tales, music, a craft and lots o' laughter that will have all the pirates shouting, "Aaarrrgghhh!" Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Ahoy, mateys! Join us on our story time ship with tales, music, a craft and lots o' laughter that will have all the pirates shouting, "Aaarrrgghhh!" Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/20

Maltz Theater Presents "Drama Dragon"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 10:30 am

A dramatic reading of the book "Drama Dragon," accompanied by a costumed actor and explore feelings and how we act on them. Free copy of book will be given to attendees. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

A dramatic reading of the book "Drama Dragon," accompanied by a costumed actor and explore feelings and how we act on them. Free copy of book will be given to attendees. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/21

Multilingual Scrabble

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Come play a game of scrabble in your preferred language. English, Spanish and Portuguese boards and dictionaries provided. Feel free to bring your own board. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Come play a game of scrabble in your preferred language. English, Spanish and Portuguese boards and dictionaries provided. Feel free to bring your own board. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/23

Birding Basics

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 9:30 am

Learn the basics while taking a stroll on the library grounds. Share sightings, resources and get acquainted with our local patch. Bring your binoculars! (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the basics while taking a stroll on the library grounds. Share sightings, resources and get acquainted with our local patch. Bring your binoculars! (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/24

Three Funny Jewish Women: Fanny Brice, Gilda Radner & Joan Rivers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

An overview of each woman’s unique life, marriages, struggles and key events that shaped her career and led to fame. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

An overview of each woman’s unique life, marriages, struggles and key events that shaped her career and led to fame. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/24

Banned Books Trivia & Trinkets

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:30 pm

Test your knowledge of banned and challenged books with trivia as we turn censorship into art by creating book flowers. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Test your knowledge of banned and challenged books with trivia as we turn censorship into art by creating book flowers. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/24

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 10:30 am

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30 am
About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 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

Wed, Sep 18, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

09/18
09/25

Meet the Author: Stephanie Anderson

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Stephanie Anderson discusses the genesis of her book, "One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl's Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture." Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Stephanie Anderson discusses the genesis of her book, "One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl's Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture." Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

About this Series

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

09/25

Patty Shukla Music Show

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 pm

A special 50th anniversary concert. Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! All ages. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

A special 50th anniversary concert. Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! All ages. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/25

Book Discussion: "Warlight," by Michael Ondaatje 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/19
09/25

Banned Books Week Book Discussion: "Slaughterhouse-Five," by Kurt Vonnegut 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/26

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 

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Tech Thursday: Yo-Yos

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/26

Baby Signs

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 9:30 am

Learn signs with your little one to take the frustration out of communication with your baby. We'll sign a song or two, learn basic mealtime signs and have fun! Snacks provided. Ages 6-23 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn signs with your little one to take the frustration out of communication with your baby. We'll sign a song or two, learn basic mealtime signs and have fun! Snacks provided. Ages 6-23 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/28

Creative Play-Doh®

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Create a unique creature - a new kind of bug or animal, a real or made up flower or plant, even a self-portrait made with Play-Doh® and your imagination. Ages 3 & up. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a unique creature - a new kind of bug or animal, a real or made up flower or plant, even a self-portrait made with Play-Doh® and your imagination. Ages 3 & up. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/30

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 10, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 

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