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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 21 for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 04/20/2019
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Teen Self-Defense

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 20, 1:30 pm

Learn the basics of self-defense with trained, master instructor Ken Smith. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the basics of self-defense with trained, master instructor Ken Smith. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/20

Art A La Carte: Recycled Version

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Try your hand at making something extraordinary out of ordinary items. You can even bring your own recyclables to use. See what you can do! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Try your hand at making something extraordinary out of ordinary items. You can even bring your own recyclables to use. See what you can do! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/22

Stop That Midday Slump: Tools to Boost Your Energy

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Feeling tired, sleepy and sluggish at midday? This training will give you the tools to analyze why this happens and what you can do about it. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Feeling tired, sleepy and sluggish at midday? This training will give you the tools to analyze why this happens and what you can do about it. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/23

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 10:30 am

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

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Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Thu, Apr 25, 9:00 am
About this Series

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

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Paper Crafts: Origami Cherry Blossoms

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Learn to fold an easy origami kusudama cherry blossom. Materials provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to fold an easy origami kusudama cherry blossom. Materials provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/24

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Thu, Apr 25, 9:00 am
About this Series

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

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Pajama Story Time: Fluffy & Furry

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 6:00 pm

Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll wrap up with a craft to take home. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll wrap up with a craft to take home. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/24

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 9:00 am

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
About this Series

One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

04/03
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Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, May 09, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 30, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 13, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

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Tech Thursday: Penguin Cool Down

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 4:00 pm

For World Penguin Day we'll have a wacky STEM activity and learn about these unique birds. We'll also have a building challenge! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

For World Penguin Day we'll have a wacky STEM activity and learn about these unique birds. We'll also have a building challenge! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/25

Noontime in the Garden of Verses

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Apr 26, 12:00 pm

Time for home-schoolers and friends to listen to classic poems that make rhyming fun. For National Poetry Month we'll do a craft and play rhyming bingo. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Time for home-schoolers and friends to listen to classic poems that make rhyming fun. For National Poetry Month we'll do a craft and play rhyming bingo. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/26

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 am

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

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Cooking Rules!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Apr 28, 3:00 pm

Food Network's Nancy Fuller, author of "Farmhouse Rules" and Isabella Watson, author of "Cooking Rules" discuss their love of cooking and favorite recipes. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Food Network's Nancy Fuller, author of "Farmhouse Rules" and Isabella Watson, author of "Cooking Rules" discuss their love of cooking and favorite recipes. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/28

Book Fiesta

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

With stories from around the world, participate in el día de los niños/los libros. You can also make a paper bag book to take with you! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

With stories from around the world, participate in el día de los niños/los libros. You can also make a paper bag book to take with you! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/30

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 09, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 30, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 13, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

04/11
04/25
05/09
05/30
06/13
06/27

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 30, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 09, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 13, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

04/11
04/25
05/09
05/30
06/13
06/27

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 09, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 30, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

04/11
04/25
05/09
05/30
06/13
06/27

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 3:30 pm

Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 09, 3:30 pm
Thu, May 30, 3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 13, 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 

04/11
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