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Activities & Events for All Ages

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

Art/Make: Isabel Villaseñor

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Learn about Isabel Villaseñor and her work while creating Villaseñor-inspired prints of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about Isabel Villaseñor and her work while creating Villaseñor-inspired prints of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/16

Hispanic Heritage Documentary Series

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

"Ecuador: The Royal Tour." ©PBS. (60 min.) First come, first served. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"Ecuador: The Royal Tour." ©PBS. (60 min.) First come, first served. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

09/17

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/17

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:30 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, 6:30 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

SHINE: Medicare Basic Presentation

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

SHINE provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

SHINE provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/20

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 22, 3:00 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/08
09/22

Papel Picado

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

Make a papercraft inspired by Mexican folk art banners. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Make a papercraft inspired by Mexican folk art banners. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/23

Thriving in the Face of Stress With Coping Tools

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 11:00 am

Review the different types of stress individuals experience and how chronic stress affects the whole person. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Review the different types of stress individuals experience and how chronic stress affects the whole person. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/24

Book Discussion: "Buddha in the Attic," by Julie Otsuka 

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/24

Tertulia literaria: "La hija de la española” de Karina Sainz Borgo

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "It Would Be Night in Caracas," by Karina Sainz Borgo)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Martes, 24 de septiembre,  3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

09/24

LEGO® Bricks

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/24

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required.  First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required.  First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/25

Zentangle for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

Draw and color intricate patterns while releasing stress and tension. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Draw and color intricate patterns while releasing stress and tension. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:30 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

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 6:30 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, 6:30 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

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. TV-G

About this Series

"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. TV-G

09/26

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/10
09/26

Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

"Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution." ©PBS. (120 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution." ©PBS. (120 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/27

Needleworkers' Guild

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/14
09/28

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Fun Home," by Lisa Kron 

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 29, 3:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/29

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 11:00 am

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/30