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The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.

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Toddler Art

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00 am (Ends at 10:30 am )
Available To All

Get creative in our toddler art class. Pick up craft kit at the Children’s Desk or print PDF. Ages 1-3. Presented by the Gardens Branch.

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Story Time Explorers

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00 am (Ends at 10:30 am )
Available To All

It's story time which means it's time to explore the world around us! This week we're learning about what it takes to be kind to one another. Ages 1-6. Presented by the Jupiter Branch.

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Jungle Adventure

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
Available To All

Explore the sights and sounds of the jungle through fun stories, songs and activities. Come to the library to pick up a craft kit. Ages 3-6. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.

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Toddler Story Time: Space!

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
Available To All

Story time about astronauts and aliens, filled with stories and songs! Craft available to download or to pick up at the Glades Road branch Children's desk. Ages 1-2. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.

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Book Discussion: Wildlife by Richard Ford

Thu, Jan 21, 1:30 pm (Ends at 2:30 pm )
Available To All

Join in a lively discussion of Richard Ford's short and bittersweet novel about family strife. Print, e-book and MP3 copies of the book available through the library. Watch the film adaptation of the novel and compare. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.

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English Exchange

Thu, Jan 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Available To All

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.

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Book Discussion: "Winners Take All" by Anand Giridharadas

Thu, Jan 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Available To All

Copies available at Research Desk and Cloudlibrary. (60 mins). Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Introduction to Japanese Food with Morikami Museum

Thu, Jan 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Available To All

Journey from the phenomenon of sushi in the United States to sushi in Japan and beyond. This informative presentation will compare both cultures and expand your horizon on Japanese food outside of just sushi and rice. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.

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Arts and Crafts: Pointillism

Thu, Jan 21, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Available To All

Do you love art? How about animals? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you simply must join us for Arts and Crafts as we create a beautiful picture of a tiger, entirely out of colorful dots. Materials Needed: Copy of tiger print out, sheet of paper (cardstock, or drawing paper works best), markers, a pencil, and a eraser Ages 5-10. Presented by the Main Library.

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Crafternoon

Thu, Jan 21, 3:15 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Available To All

Join us in making a fun craft! Stop by the Belle Glade library to pick up a craft kit with the supplies needed to follow along with the virtual activity on Zoom. Ages 3-8. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.

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Draw & Tell

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00 pm (Ends at 5:00 pm )
Available To All

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to this show-&-tell for young artists. Get your creative wheels going, and bring a drawing to show off and discuss with the group. If you're looking for inspiration, try following this prompt: out of this world! Both fan-art and original artwork are welcome. Ages 8-14. Presented by the Acreage Branch.

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Countdown to Kindergarten

Fri, Jan 22, 9:15 am (Ends at 10:00 am )
Available To All

Join Ms. Amberdenise for a special weekly storytime to help us get ready for Kindergarten. Ages 3-5. Presented by the Main Library.

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Palm Beach Opera: The Pirates of Penzance

Fri, Jan 22, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:45 am )
Available To All

Become a part of the opera story online with "The Pirates of Penzance," based on Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta. Learn more about opera with a singalong storytelling experience by Palm Beach Opera. Ages 5 & up. Presented by the Loula V. York Branch.

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Basic Internet Safety

Fri, Jan 22, 4:00 pm (Ends at 5:00 pm )
Available To All

Learn the basics of how to protect your home network and yourself online. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.

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canCode

Fri, Jan 22, 4:30 pm (Ends at 5:30 pm )
Available To All

In these workshops you'll learn how to make your very own video games and projects with code! Elementary schoolers are invited to join and learn the basics of computer science through an interactive weekly workshop. canCode teaches using Scratch, a free online platform developed by MIT to teach beginners the basics of computer programming. Learn more about canCode on our website (www.canCode.us) or follow us on Facebook/Instagram @canCodeus. Grades 2-5. Presented by the Main Library.

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Venture: Financial Literacy for Kids - Bank Accounts

Sat, Jan 23, 10:00 am (Ends at 10:30 am )
Available To All

Venture is an organization that is focused on teaching financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills to young students throughout Palm Beach County. In this series of classes, children will learn about fiscal responsibility through engaging activities. Money management is an important life skill and it is never too early to start learning! Ages 8-12. Presented by the Main Library.

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Let It Snow

Sat, Jan 23, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
Available To All

Snow is in the forecast for South Florida! Join us for some cool wintery experiments, but adult supervision required. Pick-up supplies at the Children’s desk. (Supplies are limited) Please see attached list for additional required materials. Let’s make some snow!! Ages 8-12. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.

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D&D

Sat, Jan 23, 2:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Available To All

Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 11-17. Presented by the Main Library.

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The Board Game Card Game Show

Sat, Jan 23, 3:30 pm (Ends at 4:30 pm )
Available To All

It’s the show for lovers of tabletop games of all kinds: new and classic, casual and complicated! In this episode, we’ll review the card game “The Mind,” discuss how nobody plays Uno by the official rules (and why that’s fine), play a few rounds of the 1990s classic “Crossfire,” and examine “Mystery Game,” the off-brand, dollar-store version of “Clue.” Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.

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How-to-Draw: Disney

Sun, Jan 24, 10:00 am (Ends at 10:45 am )
Available To All

Grab your pencils and paper and learn how to draw a few of your favorite Disney characters. Ages 7 & up. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.

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