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E.g., 08/21/2019
E.g., 08/21/2019

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

Building a Healthy Body Image

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

You will receive information to recognize signs of low self-esteem or poor body image. From the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

You will receive information to recognize signs of low self-esteem or poor body image. From the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/04

Allowing Abundance Into Your Life

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 05, 2:30 pm

Learn how to open yourself to abundant happiness, love and health. Trustbridge™ will show you breathing techniques, meditation and the use of primordial sound. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to open yourself to abundant happiness, love and health. Trustbridge™ will show you breathing techniques, meditation and the use of primordial sound. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/05

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 06, 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.

09/06

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 07, 11:00 am

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGO®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGO®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/07

Learn How to Detect Alzheimer's Early

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 07, 2:30 pm

September is World Alzheimer's Month. Have you or someone you know become forgetful? Learn the 10 signs of early detection from the Alzheimer's Association. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

September is World Alzheimer's Month. Have you or someone you know become forgetful? Learn the 10 signs of early detection from the Alzheimer's Association. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/07

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 09, 2:30 pm

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

Lectures: Sir John Franklin's Epic Disaster. Ida Pfeiffer - Victorian Extreme Traveler.
About this Series

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

09/09

Neighborhood Heroes

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 11, 4:00 pm

Honor and remember first responders with a story and cards to share with our own local heroes. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Honor and remember first responders with a story and cards to share with our own local heroes. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/11

Gyotaku: Japanese Fish Printing

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 12, 2:30 pm

Learn the traditional Japanese art form - a practice that dates back to the mid-1800s. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the traditional Japanese art form - a practice that dates back to the mid-1800s. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/12

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 13, 11:00 am

Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a 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

Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a 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.

09/13

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 14, 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.

09/14

Cuba & Its Music

Cuba y su música

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 14, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 14 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/14
Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/14

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 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, Sep 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

09/17
09/24

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 2:30 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 

09/18

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 1:30 pm
"Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

September is World Alzheimer's Month. 

About this Series

September is World Alzheimer's Month. 

09/19"Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26"Still Alice." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! 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. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/20

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 10:30 am

Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/21

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) Celebrating National Piano Month. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) Celebrating National Piano Month. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.PG-13

09/21

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 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, Sep 17, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

09/17
09/24

PJ Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:30 pm

Celebrate the season with stories and a craft. Don't forget your pajamas! Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate the season with stories and a craft. Don't forget your pajamas! Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/24

50th Anniversary Celebration

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 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

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 1:30 pm
"Still Alice." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 

September is World Alzheimer's Month. 

About this Series

September is World Alzheimer's Month. 

09/19"Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26"Still Alice." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 

Pokémon Club

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 4:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/27

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 9:00 am

A dedicated library hour designed to provide a calm, stress-free environment for special needs children, teens and their families. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

A dedicated library hour designed to provide a calm, stress-free environment for special needs children, teens and their families. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/28

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/28