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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.

Digital Drawing: Faces and Fundamentals

Thu, Jul 16, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Acreage Branch

Flex your creative muscles and pick up some digital art fundamentals as you learn the basics of drawing faces on your tablet or phone. A finger is fine, but a stylus or Apple Pencil is recommended for the class. Beginners welcome! Please download the free Sketchbook App by Autodesk before class. Ages 10-14.

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Hello Unicorns, Good-bye Germs!

Thu, Jul 16, 4:00 pm (Ends at 4:30 pm )
Greenacres Branch

Who doesn’t love unicorns and glitter? Join us for stories about magical unicorns and then checkout an experiment using glitter that demonstrates how to say “good-bye” to germs! If you would like to join in the fun, all you need is fine glitter, whole milk, toothpicks, dish soap and a shallow dish. Ages 4-8.

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Pots and Pans Jamboree!

Fri, Jul 17, 9:30 am (Ends at 10:00 am )
Main Library

Bring out your pots and pans as we jam in our very own rock band! Ms. Arlene will lead you in some head banging tunes for you to follow. Get ready to have some major fun. Aspirin not included! Ages 0-6.

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Get Coding with canCode!

Fri, Jul 17, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Main Library

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 3-5.

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Hogwarts at Home: Moving Portraits

Fri, Jul 17, 4:00 pm (Ends at 5:00 pm )
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Take a tour of the Gallery International of Famous Scholars to introduce yourself to moving portraits of world renowned wizarding intellectuals from ages past. Familiarize yourself with the now-defunct portrait network used by storied headmasters and headmistresses across the world. ***Gallery staff is not responsible for any actions taken by the portrait subjects on display. Ages 10-17.

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Cuentos, Cuentos, Cuentos Bilingual Story Time

Mon, Jul 20, 10:30 am (Ends at 11:15 am )
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Listen to stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish. Ages 2-6.

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English Exchange

Mon, Jul 20, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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

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Stay Safe Online: Job Seeker Edition

Mon, Jul 20, 1:00 pm (Ends at 2:00 pm )
Main Library

Learn how to protect yourself from scams during your online job search, how to manage passwords and spam, and how to create and safely share your resume online

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Virtual Strum-Along

Mon, Jul 20, 2:00 pm (Ends at 2:30 pm )
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Join other musicians in a Zoom Meeting playing standard chord progressions following a “bouncing ball” over the chords! You can strum the chords or improvise. Beginner to advanced musicians playing any instrument are welcome! Chords you need to know are G, G7, C, D, D7 & A7.

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English Exchange

Mon, Jul 20, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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

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The Zoomies

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Join us for stories and fun! Ages 2-5.

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Kamishibai for Kids

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00 am (Ends at 11:45 am )
Gardens Branch

Featuring Japanese story box theater: "The Little Crab". Please pick up "crab kit" at children's desk. Ages 4-8.

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English Exchange

Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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

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Internet Safety

Tue, Jul 21, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Greenacres Branch

Learn the basics of how to protect your home network and yourself online.

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Teen Kahoot Trivia Challenge

Tue, Jul 21, 3:00 pm (Ends at 3:45 pm )
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Like to play trivia games? We do! Play along with us! You will need access to an iPhone, smartphone, tablet or computer in order to participate. Ages 12-17.

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English Exchange

Tue, Jul 21, 6:00 pm (Ends at 7:00 pm )
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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

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The Princess and the Frogs Story Time

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
Wellington Branch

Enjoy a read aloud of a twist on a classic fairy tale and create a wand as magical as you are! You can pick up a wand craft bundle (Limit 15) at the Wellington Branch Children’s Desk from July 13-21. Call 561-904-2386 to reserve your bundle. If you would like to use what you have at home, you will need - a craft stick (it can be a stick you find outside!), construction paper, glue, tape, scissors, and your choice of the following for decorations: glitter, beads, string, or any other small crafty bits you have lying around. Ages 3-8.

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English Exchange

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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

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Hogwarts at Home: Care and Feeding of Magical Creatures

Wed, Jul 22, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Main Library

Dumbledore’s Army cares about all types of creatures including dragons! Learn about the different types and what they can do! Then create an origami dragon’s eye that actually moves! You will need a piece of paper, a pencil, and your favorite type of coloring tools (such as crayons, markers, or colored pencils) Be careful, this class brings the heat! Ages 10 & up.

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LEGO Brick Builder Challenge

Wed, Jul 22, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Jupiter Branch

Are you ready to take our creation challenge? We give the challenge, you supply the bricks and the ideas. What will YOU build? Ages 7-11.

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