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Activities & Events for All Ages

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STEAM Club: Flying Objects

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:00 pm

Use everyday materials to create a flying object, then see how far it flies. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Use everyday materials to create a flying object, then see how far it flies. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

03/26

Tertulia literaria: "La fruta del borrachero” de Ingrid Rojas Contreras

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," by Ingrid Rojas Contreras)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:00 pm
Martes, 26 de marzo,  3:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/26

Cool Collages

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:30 pm

Learn about and then make our own using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about and then make our own using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

03/26

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:30 pm

Learn about free online and come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Learn about free online and come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/12
03/26

Art A La Carte

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 4:00 pm

Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/26

Kids' Drive-In Movie Night

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 5:00 pm

"The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh." ©Walt Disney Pictures.  Sixties drive-in movie experience for toddlers and preschoolers. Materials for cardboard cars provided. Ages 2-6. (60 min.) TV-Y

About this Series

"The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh." ©Walt Disney Pictures.  Sixties drive-in movie experience for toddlers and preschoolers. Materials for cardboard cars provided. Ages 2-6. (60 min.) TV-Y

03/26

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 5:30 pm

Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills, or bring your own project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills, or bring your own project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

03/26

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 5:30 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.

03/12
03/26

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

03/12 (90 min.) 
03/26 (90 min.) 
03/23 (2 hr.) 

Pizza & Portuguese

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/26

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:30 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

03/26

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/05
03/06
03/12
03/13
03/19
03/20
03/26
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
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03/26
03/26
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03/27
03/28
03/28

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Introduction to Driving-Tests.org Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30 am

Ace that permit test! Access car or motorcycle practice tests and FL drivers' handbooks. Learning about applying for and taking your drivers' test. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Ace that permit test! Access car or motorcycle practice tests and FL drivers' handbooks. Learning about applying for and taking your drivers' test. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/27

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 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.) 

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.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 11:00 am

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/14
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
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03/14
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03/19
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03/26
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Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am

Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 1:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 27 de marzo,  2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

03/13
03/27
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/13
03/27

Book Discussion: "Americanah," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 28, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/06
03/06
03/07
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/27
03/27
03/28

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/27

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 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.

03/27

Managing Your Medications at Home

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Join Victoria Scott, pharmacist at Wellington Regional Medical Center, as she gives tips about managing your medications. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Join Victoria Scott, pharmacist at Wellington Regional Medical Center, as she gives tips about managing your medications. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

03/27

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

03/27

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. The Birth of History. From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy. 

Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

03/13"Western," "Civilization" and "Foundations." History Begins at Sumer. Egypt - The Gift of the Nile. The Hebrews - Small States and Big Ideas. 
03/20A Succession of Empires. Wide-Ruling Agamemnon. Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 
03/27The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. The Birth of History. From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy. 

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/06
03/13
03/27

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 3:30 pm

Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. (45 min.) 

03/27

Guess Whoooo's Coming to the Library!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

Welcome Okeeheelee Nature Center's feathered friends! Enjoy a special program about owls and then delve into their eating habits with a hands-on activity. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Welcome Okeeheelee Nature Center's feathered friends! Enjoy a special program about owls and then delve into their eating habits with a hands-on activity. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/27

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 

About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 5:30 pm

Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Thu, Mar 28, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/06
03/06
03/07
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/27
03/27
03/28

E-Commerce: SEO & Email Marketing

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 pm

Learn top secrets using Search Engine Optimization, and email and text message marketing with instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn top secrets using Search Engine Optimization, and email and text message marketing with instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/27

Criminal Justice & Race in PBC

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 6:30 pm

A panel of experts will discuss the realities, challenges, and strategies related to racial disparities and criminal justice reform in PBC. Facilitated by the PBC Criminal Justice Commission. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

A panel of experts will discuss the realities, challenges, and strategies related to racial disparities and criminal justice reform in PBC. Facilitated by the PBC Criminal Justice Commission. (90 min.) Preregister. 

03/27

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 6:30 pm

Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

03/27

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 6:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/06
03/06
03/07
03/13
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03/27
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03/28

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am

Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 

03/01
03/07
03/08
03/14
03/15
03/21
03/22
03/28
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Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/28

Asistencia Individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Jueves, 28 de marzo,  10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

About this Series

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

03/14
03/28

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Sea Creatures!

Music, movement, stories and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Music, movement, stories and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

03/14Life is a Beach II.
03/21Spring Break Fun!
03/28Sea Creatures!

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
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03/14
03/14
03/19
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03/20
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03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
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03/28
03/28

Introduction to OCLC FirstSearch Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30 am

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/28

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 11:00 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Mar 28, 12:15 pm
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/05
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03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/21
03/21
03/28
03/28

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
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03/07
03/12
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03/19
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