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Classes & Events for All Ages

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Adult Classes & Events

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Rock Painting

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 10:00 am
Have you seen the painted rocks hiding around town? Paint your own rocks to hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "A Lesson Before Dying," by Ernest J. Gaines

Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Personalized Picture Frames

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:00 pm
Use a little ingenuity to design your own custom wood picture frame. Bring in a photo and use a scanner and Microsoft Publisher to edit the photo to fit your frame. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Painted Bottle Vases

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 3:00 pm
Back by popular demand! Upcycle empty wine and spirit bottles into pretty painted vases. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Tie-Dye Coasters

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 3:00 pm
Decorate a set of ceramic tile coasters with beautiful tie-dye patterns using permanent markers. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'N' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Kitchen Chat: Fondue

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, and share your tips and kitchen adventures. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Your Life in Pictures

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 15, 1:00 pm
Create memoirs through stories and pictures using Microsoft Publisher. Bring your photos and story ideas to include in your visual keepsake. Beginning computer skills required. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Decorative Halloween Masks

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Looking for an original Halloween costume this year? Design your own decorative painted mask. Ages 12 & up. Limit 24. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'N' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Book Chat: “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry,” by Fredrik Backman

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Songs for Everyone

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Get amped with this plugged-in edition of our music jam. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Halloween Miniature Gardens

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
No tricks here! Treat yourself to a boo-tiful miniature garden with spook-tacular accessories. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
What if you were bad, but someone else took the punishment? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "The Whipping Boy," by Sid Fleischman. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Awesome Autumn!

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 22, 3:00 pm
Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall-themed craft. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

Family Trivia Night!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Choose your team and get ready for a fun trivia battle for all ages with questions about movies, shows, music, animals, people, places, books and more! All ages. (2 hr.)

Drama Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 29, 3:00 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 3:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Loxahatchee Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 06, 3:00 pm
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Celebrate the Spooky Cookie Season

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 4:00 pm
Make and decorate monster sugar cookies with frosting, sprinkles and candy. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

After-School Game Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 3:00 pm
Have a blast indoors with board games, card games and video games! Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 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.)

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 4:00 pm
What if your pet had a spooky secret? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "Bunnicula," by Deborah and James Howe. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 3:00 pm
Bring your creativity and make a new friend and a cool autumn craft. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Math Lab: Get in Shapes

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
An interactive math lab full of activities and experiments about shapes and geometry. Grades K-2. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, or try your hand at a Pokécraft and play some Pokémon bingo! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Drama Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 3:00 pm
Take a break from school and use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Trick or Treat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 31 (All day)
Dress up and visit all of our library desks on Halloween to get some fun trinkets and a book to take home. All ages.

Teeny Weenie Halloweenie

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 11:15 am
Dress up and enjoy a preschool Halloween party with stories, songs and games. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)
Teen Classes & Events

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 6:30 pm
How well do you know pop culture, movies and more? Test your knowledge and your teamwork skills as you battle to be the best! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, eat snacks, and talk with friends and fellows fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)