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Activities & Events for All Ages

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

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

09/17

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 2:30 pm

Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/18

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 26, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/05
09/12
09/19
09/26

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 3:00 pm

Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 

09/20

Gardening for Butterflies With Native Plants

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 10:30 am

Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 

09/21

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

"Captain Marvel." ©Marvel. (124 min.) Popcorn provided. PG-13

About this Series

"Captain Marvel." ©Marvel. (124 min.) Popcorn provided. PG-13

09/21

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 10:15 am

Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

09/09
09/23

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 3:30 pm

Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

09/23

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

09/24

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 17, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 5:30 pm

Love to cross-stitch? Learn the basics to get started or choose from a variety of patterns to improve your skills! Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Love to cross-stitch? Learn the basics to get started or choose from a variety of patterns to improve your skills! Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/24

Medicare Basics

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview of the different Medicare plan options, with information on annual enrollment. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview of the different Medicare plan options, with information on annual enrollment. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Acreage 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

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 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.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

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.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/25

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 19, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/05
09/12
09/19
09/26

Book Discussion: "The House of Broken Angels," by Luis Alberto Urrea

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 6:00 pm

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/26

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 6:00 pm

Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

09/26

Gentle Yoga & Meditation

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 4:00 pm

Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/27

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 3:30 pm

Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

09/30