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Monsters! Aaaaaah!

Lantana Road Branch

Join Ms. Tracy for stories and a fun craft about monsters. Visit the Lantana Road Library's children's department to pick up your craft supplies before the Zoom meeting. Ages 3 & up.

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Ghost Towns of Western Palm Beach County

Belle Glade Branch

You've seen the names on a map, or maybe on signs along the highway--names like Chosen, Okeelanta, Bryant, Bean City. What were these so-called ghost towns, how long were they around, and why did they disappear? Some of the answers may be easier to find than you think. Virtually join Dr. Josh Goodman of the State Archives of Florida for a closer look at some of these western Palm Beach County settlements of bygone days, as well as some hints for doing your own research into the history of ghost towns in Florida or elsewhere.

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All Around the House STEAM with Ms. Bea

Lantana Road Branch

Fun STEAM virtual activities with Ms. Bea using materials you can find around the house. Visit the children's department at the Lantana Road library to pick up a kit to use during the class. Ages 5 & up.

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Computer Learning Month: Google Sites

Main Library

Learn how to build your own website (no coding required!) with Google's free online tool.

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Let’s Draw Together: Bat

West Boca Branch

Do you know your basic shapes? If so, you can learn to draw animals and objects like a pro. With step-by step instructions we’ll draw something cool and then share with the group. You will need paper, pencil, a black marker and something to color with like crayons or markers. Ages 6-12.

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Apple & Pumpkin Story Time

West Boca Branch

Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and a craft. Download the template for the craft below or contact the Children’s staff at the West Boca Branch to arrange to pick up the prepared paper materials. Ages 2-6.

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Bats! Bats! Bats!

Lantana Road Branch

Join Ms. Tracy for stories and create a fun craft about bats. Visit the Lantana Road Library's children's department to pick up your craft supplies before the Zoom meeting. Ages 3 & up.

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National Cat Day Story Time!

Glades Road Branch

What is a cat’s favorite cereal? Mice crispies! Join us for a purrfect story time celebrating our feline friends. Take home craft available at children's desk.

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Halloween Baking: Tears of a Lost Soul Cookies

Loula V. York Branch

These cookies are delectable—warm, soft, and sugary, they’ll fill you with a slight melancholy and remind you of those you once loved. It’s not a coincidence. Legend has it that these cookies are made with the tears of a lost soul: a ghost who once loved and was loved but is now condemned to wander the astral plane alone. We’ll substitute vanilla for actual ghost tears, but, y’know, same idea. Easy, step-by-step instructions—beginner bakers welcome! Recipe provided via email after registration.

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(FULL) Teen Volunteer Service Hours!

Wellington Branch

Need volunteer service hours in the time of a pandemic? Look no further! Join Ms. Kandace to learn about the various opportunities the library system has to offer and sign-up today! Ages 12-17.

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Gentle Yoga and Meditation

Acreage Branch

Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli

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Apple & Pumpkin Story Time

West Boca Branch

Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and a craft. Download the template for the craft below or contact the Children’s staff at the West Boca Branch to arrange to pick up the prepared paper materials. Ages 2-6.

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Reading for Moonlight

Main Library

Moonlight was a parrot who LOVED books! She learned how to read, just like you and I do, and asked her human friend every single day to read books to her. We remember this special parrot by reading books in the month of October! Join Moonlight’s friends Jen and Cockatoo Ellie as we read books together, share about animal communication, and learn more about how to make our pets happy! Ages 6 & up.

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Ghost Towns of Western Palm Beach County

Belle Glade Branch

You've seen the names on a map, or maybe on signs along the highway--names like Chosen, Okeelanta, Bryant, Bean City. What were these so-called ghost towns, how long were they around, and why did they disappear? Some of the answers may be easier to find than you think. Virtually join Dr. Josh Goodman of the State Archives of Florida for a closer look at some of these western Palm Beach County settlements of bygone days, as well as some hints for doing your own research into the history of ghost towns in Florida or elsewhere.

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Author Chat

West Boynton Branch

Connect with local authors Linda Rosen, Patricia Williams and Bunny Shulman for an online panel discussion featuring live readings and their experiences and inspiration with the writing process.

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How to Make a Podcast with Donald August Versus the Land of Flowers

Wellington Branch

Presented by the creators of Donald August Versus the Land of Flowers, a homemade comedy fiction podcast. They will discuss how they wrote, voiced, soundtracked, produced, and distributed it and answer questions about creating your own fiction or podcast.

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Saturdays with Ms. Ashley and Ms. Bea

Lantana Road Branch

Saturdays just got better with a fun-filled storytime featuring Ms. Ashley and Ms. Bea. Ages 2 & up.

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Ayúdame a Crecer Florida: Libros, Bloques y Balón

Main Library

Vengan a disfrutar de cuentos divertidos y quédese a participar de una charla informativa acerca de los exámenes diagnósticos del desarrollo de los niños de 0-5 años de edad, ofrecido por el programa 211 Palm Beach Treasure Coast – Ayúdame a Crecer. Ages 0-5.

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Pumpkin Fun

Greenacres Branch

Find the perfect pumpkin in a pumpkin patch; find the perfect pumpkin book at the library! Join us for pumpkin stories, songs and games. Prior to the program, pick-up a pumpkin from our “patch” at the Children’s desk to decorate with Miss Sheila. Supplies are limited. Ages 3-6.

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