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Acreage Branch
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30-60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

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International Games Day
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Celebrate the Seventh Annual International Games Day and enjoy a variety of games with fellow gamers. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Nov 18, 3:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing, or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30-60 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Tue, Nov 18, 5:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of crochet, bring your knitting, work on current projects, and share ideas with the group. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated health consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Presented by the Consumer Health Information Service. (90 min.)

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Movie Night
Thu, Nov 20, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. (110 min.) PG-13

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Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Nov 22, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library. (2 hr.)

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Belle Glade Branch
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Mon, Oct 27, 6:30 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Thu, Oct 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants should have basic conversational English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need - a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Thu, Nov 06, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Nov 13, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Nov 20, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.) Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Weekend Matinee
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (88 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee
Sat, Nov 01, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, Inc. (80 min.) PG-13

Book-A-Librarian
Mon, Nov 03, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Wed, Nov 05, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Mon, Nov 10, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Wed, Nov 12, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Mon, Nov 17, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian
Wed, Nov 19, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with email? Would you like to learn Microsoft® Word? Book a librarian for personal attention. (60 min.)

Gardens Branch
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Nov 04, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (75 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 06, 2:30 pm

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Thu, Nov 13, 11:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 am

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and write as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (6 hr.)

Sunday Cinema
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (130 min.) PG-13

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Navigating the Car Buying Process
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

Need to buy or lease a car? End of year deals are coming up. A retired car dealer, with more than 30 years experience, will offer advice on how to purchase/lease a car. Learn how to become a savvy consumer and make the best choice for your needs. (90 min.)

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Socrates Café
Wed, Nov 19, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads discussion groups for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
Hooked on Crochet
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Make a seasonal craft. For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook. (90 min.)

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, “Jaffa Beach.” The author was born in Romania and is a professional musician who continued her musical career in Israel and the United States. "Jaffa Beach" is a story of clashing cultures, deeply held secrets, and one young woman’s journey from happiness to despair when all she holds dear in both worlds start to slip away. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available Oct 14. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Oct 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book Discussion
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Nov 03, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Nov 04, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Nov 05, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 06, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min)

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Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (86 min.) Not Rated.

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English Exchange
Wed, Nov 12, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min)

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Medicare 101
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101 presentation. We will cover the different parts of Medicare, how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan, and what changes to expect in 2015. (60 min.)

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"Collage" Presented by Myrna Goldberger and Sherman Cohen
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger, in her inimitable style will adapt poems from Sherman Cohen's latest book, "Collage," to a historical or cultural event. The poems are extracted from a chapter in Mr. Cohen's book entitled "Hanging 'Round with Yesterday." These poems depict certain events and scenes relating from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. Enjoy reflecting upon memories painted in poetry. (60 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Nov 17, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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Celebration of Storytelling: Tellabration
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Members of the PBC Storytelling Guild will entertain with a mix of personal stories, plus folk and fairy tales. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Wed, Nov 19, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

How to Market Your Business to Government Agencies After Minority Certification
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 am

The objectives of this session will center on the aspect of marketing to government entities, determining markets suitable for your products and services, and understanding how to align your business with an agency that is right for your organization. Participants will be invited to provide the audience with their one minute elevator speech. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min)

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Mindful Meditation
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness through meditation and thought processes, to live in the present moment. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Fri, Nov 21, 10:30 am

Stop by the Information Desk for a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Choral Performance: Encore
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Encore, the advanced chorus from West Boca High School, will perform a selection of Christmas, Hanukkah and winter songs. (45 min.)

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Learn About hoopla
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 am

View a demonstration on how to download items from hoopla, a library sponsored, electronic service that provides free access to movies, music and audio books. Bring your portable electronic device and passwords so that you can practice using the service with the assistance of library staff and then on your own at home. (75 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Nov 25, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
English Exchange
Tue, Oct 28, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Mon, Nov 03, 6:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Nov 04, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Mon, Nov 10, 2:30 pm

As this DVD series ends, we learn about Expressionism, Idealism and Constructivism, and movements such as German Expressionism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism and Neo-Plasticism. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated. Lecture 47: Modern Sculpture - Rodin and Brancusi. Lecture 48: Art Between Two Wars - Kandinsky to Picasso.

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Meditation for Relaxation
Wed, Nov 12, 2:30 pm

Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay will demonstrate easy to apply techniques which establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Thu, Nov 13, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

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Movie Matinee
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Enjoy a movie and celebrate American Indian Heritage Month! (134 min.) R

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Small Claims Lawsuits and Mediation
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A "small claim" is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. A free presentation by Palm Beach County Bar Association. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Nov 18, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

All the World's a Stage: Part 1
Wed, Nov 19, 2:30 pm

The words of William Shakespeare, the world’s most produced playwright, still resonate and evoke emotion after 400 years! Join the Theater Voices Doris Einbinder and Harvey Widell for a comedy presentation. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: Ghost Writer
Thu, Nov 20, 1:30 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Join in a lively discussion of Robert Harris' suspenseful novel about a ghost writer who uncovers a dark secret of a former politician while writing his memoirs. Return on 11/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (129 min.) PG-13

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” Crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Thu, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make Your Book

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Nov 04, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Game On
Wed, Nov 05, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

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Latin American Film Festival Part 1
Wed, Nov 05, 5:30 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (148 min.) Join us for part one of our three part Latin American Film Festival. Tonight's showing and discussion involve a Mexican film nominated for Best Foreign Film. Subtitled in English. (3 hr.) Not rated.

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion - "The Interestings"
Thu, Nov 06, 11:00 am

David Scott will facilitate a discussion on Meg Wolitzer's, "The Interestings." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Practical Mindfulness
Thu, Nov 06, 3:00 pm

Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. Classes consist of lecture, question and answer period, and a period of meditation. (60 min.)

The Art of Scrapbooking: Binder Album
Thu, Nov 06, 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Book.

Each week we will learn how to make beautiful albums and memory books out of a variety of materials. Make your book and then return in two weeks to decorate the pages. We will provide craft supplies, just bring your pictures and memorabilia. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Oct 23. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Mon, Nov 10, 10:00 am

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Book/Film Discussion
Mon, Nov 10, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (161 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a book/film discussion of Isak Dinesen's classic story in part two of our African Safari series. (3 hr.) PG

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Nov 12, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Bring your ideas, questions and written work to this monthly workshop. Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Meet the Authors: Carol White & Steve Forman
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Local authors Carol White and Steve Forman are a dynamic duo when it comes to book talks. They each have a different style of writing, with stories that appeal to men and women. You are sure to enjoy their entertaining presentation, which includes a question and answer session. A portion of their discussion will include research, character development, and their future projects. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting on Nov 03. (60 min.)

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Thu, Nov 13, 3:00 pm

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Holiday Papercrafting
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

'Tis the season for papercrafting! Create three holiday ornaments - magazine shaped, music boxes, and the always classic clear plastic ball. Bring in one or two holiday decorations to personalize your craft. Basic supplies provided. Pregistration begins Oct 27. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Friends Annual Meeting
Mon, Nov 17, 2:00 pm

Chad Crawford is a lover of all things Florida. He produces and hosts the television series "how to Do florida," a show that invited tourists and locals alike to experience the real Florida. He focuses on the importance of being outdoors, experiencing Florida and spending quality time with loved ones. Special seating for Friends members.

Poetry Workshop: Honoring Veterans
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Join us for a special poetry workshop honoring veterans, as award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Nov 18, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Nov 19, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Game On
Wed, Nov 19, 1:30 pm

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

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Gloria Waldman Swing Combo
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Join us for a performance of songs from the American Songbook and more contemporary tunes. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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Native American Heritage Month: Local History of the Seminole Wars
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

Join Guy Bachmann as he relates the history of the Seminole Wars which took place in what is now the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park in Jupiter. Tickets available, up to 2 per person, starting Nov 10. (60 min.)

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Medical Mondays: Joint Replacement
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Dr. Pedro Piza, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Medicare Part D
Tue, Nov 25, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulty navigating Medicare prescription drug plans? Join representatives from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for a free Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility, and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Nov 25, 6:30 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, and learn about the constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if skies are clear.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Nov 26, 10:30 am

Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern and needles, bright yarn, and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Jupiter Branch
Ukulele Jam Session
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Ukulele jam session for all ages and all levels. Bring your ukulele to play and meet with other ukulele players, or just come to enjoy and listen. (90 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Tue, Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches to gaze at the stars in the night sky through a telescope and be transfixed by beauty. (2 hr.)

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Wed, Oct 29, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Thu, Oct 30, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! The group will discuss "Half of a Yellow Sun," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Call to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Book to Art
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Read the book, then make the art and come in to discuss both the book and art in our first Book to Art program. Visit the Book to Art website at http://booktoartclub.org/2013/12/01/paper-towns-by-john-green/ for inspiration on making art related to the book "Paper Towns," by John Green. Bring the art that you make related to the book to share at the book discussion. Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

"Paper Towns," by John Green (Book to Art).

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Nov 04, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks! (2 hr.)

Book Life Presents: Author Visit - "High Seas Wranglers"
Thu, Nov 13, 6:00 pm

Captain Terry Howard will regale us with tales of fishing adventures! Learn about the maritime industry in Florida, as well as life on the high seas. A book signing will follow. (60 min.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Please join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Family History: Getting Started
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

Learn how to build on what you already know about your family and community. Discover the resources that are available to you to search for what you want to find out about your family history. Get started by organizing what you have, setting goals, and planning your search. Prepare to record what you do or don't find so that you can consider what will be your next step. (90 min.)

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Nov 18, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Magic Gaming Night is intended to give adults a place to come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome ... bring your own decks! (2 hr.)

Disney Vacation Planning 101
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Join us for an exciting presentation on the ins and outs of planning a vacation to Walt Disney World, including what to eat, where to stay, and things to do. We will cover a variety of topics including: Disney on a budget, Disney with and without kids, and what to do when you feel like you've done it all. Q&A to follow, so come prepared with questions tailored to your own trip, if you'd like. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Nov 19, 3:00 pm

Lecture 1: The Rationale for a Space Telescope.
Lecture 2: Comet Shoemaker - Levy 9 and Jupiter.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment with a librarian to learn how you can borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Paper Bead Bracelets
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Bring a ruler and a pair of scissors and learn how to turn old magazines and wrapping paper into fun paper bead jewelry. Other supplies provided. (90 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Boating Safety with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Tue, Nov 25, 6:00 pm

Join us as Chris Abernethy, Public Education Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, gives a talk on the importance of boating safety. (60 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Tue, Nov 25, 6:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches to gaze at the stars in the night sky through a telescope and be transfixed by beauty. (2 hr.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Dec 10, 3:00 pm

Lecture 3: The Sagittarius Star Cloud.
Lecture 4: The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Dec 17, 3:00 pm

Lecture 5: The Cat's Eye Nebula - A Stellar Demise.
Lecture 6: The Crab Nebula - A Supernova's Aftermath.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

Off Beat Book Club
Thu, Dec 18, 2:00 pm

"Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress," by Dai Singh.

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Meet once a month in the afternoon and share your thoughts on newer fiction titles with Diane. Some months will be "Book to Art," where you make a related piece of art and bring it in to display at the discussion. (90 min.) Limited to first 15 to register each month.

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Jan 07, 3:00 pm

Lecture 7: The Sombrero Galaxy - An Island Universe.
Lecture 8: Hubbles' View of Galaxies Near and Far.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Jan 14, 3:00 pm

Lecture 9: The Antennae Galaxies - A Cosmic Collision.
Lecture 10: Abell 2218 - A Massive Gravitational Lens.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Wed, Jan 21, 3:00 pm

Lecture 11: The Hubble Ultra Deep Field.
Lecture 12: Hubble's Legacy and Beyond.

Professor David M. Meyer leads this spectacularly illustrated DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

Lantana Road Branch
English Exchange
Wed, Oct 29, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Wed, Nov 05, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Nov 12, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Handling Change: A Guide to Managing Between Jobs
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Being unemployed or underemployed is stressful and, very often, overwhelming. ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, walks you through a series of coping techniques and actions that can help you manage through this period of transition.

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How Do I Save My Home?
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

ClearPoint Credit Counseling, a nonprofit agency, shares what steps you may be able to take now to potentially avoid foreclosure. You’ll also learn ways you may be able to catch up on your mortgage payments and other options that may be available to you.

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Chess Club
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and practice new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome to this open house chess club. Sets and boards provided. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Nov 19, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

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OverDrive Digital Bookmobile
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 am

Come aboard OverDrive's 74-foot-long coast-to-coast traveling exhibit and explore eBooks, audiobooks, a gadget gallery and more.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Sat, Nov 29, 12:30 pm

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the ultimate writing challenge! Throughout November, aspiring novelists sit down with their laptops, pads of paper, stone and chisel, or other preferred medium and WRITE as fast as they can toward an ultimate goal of 50,000 words. Join enthusiastic, like-minded writers in an open and inviting space for crafting your masterpiece, with free access to all the research materials you could ever need at this community Write-In event! (4 hr.)

Main Library
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Oct 28, 1:00 pm

How to Use a Microphone.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Each week, library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance in Spanish)
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si no puede asistir durante la fecha asignada; llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Venga para una conversación literaria entre amigos de la lectura. Para encontrar el libro de este mes, visite el Mostrador de Circulación en la Biblioteca Principal o llame al 561-233-2600. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Oct 30, 6:30 pm

¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Nov 04, 1:00 pm

Scanning Photos.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Nov 04, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Tue, Nov 04, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador
Wed, Nov 05, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Wed, Nov 05, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job-search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (90 min.)

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Cookies for Kids: Tasting the Sweetness of Adoption
Wed, Nov 05, 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Adoption Month with representatives from the Children’s Home Society of Florida as they share valuable information on foster care and adoption. Individuals or families who are interested in fostering or adopting can come and speak with the CHS staff in an informal setting. (90 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - A Roadmap to Progress
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

We will discuss the use of the Internet for Palm Beach County registration process and explain the bid response process using Palm Beach County as an example. An online use of the website will be utilized to view the procurement section of the website as well as other important data for this session. To register call Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

Exploring Florida's Rich Archaeological History
Thu, Nov 06, 7:00 pm

What can an oyster tell you? The answer is more than you think! Jennifer Green will discuss the remains of a prehistoric shell midden located at Dubois Park, providing an overview of archaeological investigations and the importance of oysters beyond the dinner plate. (75 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef.
Lecture 2: Launching the Day.
Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Know Your Numbers!: Free Screenings for Diabetes Week 2014
Thu, Nov 13, 10:00 am

Staff from FAU's Community Health Center will be providing free cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose screenings. Early detection is key. Free glucose and blood pressure monitors will be given to those at high risk. (2 hr.)

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My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Out of the Ashes: Learning to Survive in a Changing World
Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 am

Meet Michael Hingson, blind since birth, who survived the 9/11 attacks in the World Trade Center with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. Using his personal stories from 9/11, Michael challenges his audience to strengthen their trust, teamwork and risk-taking, to help them through changes throughout their lives. Call 561-649-5486 to preregister.

Zumba®
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

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Zumba®
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Sunday Domino Club (Domingo de Dominó)
Sun, Nov 16, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 16 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro nuevo club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our new Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Nov 18, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Workshop (Información Sobre Como Obtener la Ciudadanía Americana)
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 18 de noviembre, 2:00 pm Representantes de la oficina del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) ofrecerán información del proceso de naturalización, pràctica de la entrevista y contestaràn sus preguntas. Información en inglés y español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. USCIS officers will discuss the naturalization process, do mock interviews, and answer your questions. Lecture in English and Spanish. (60 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Understanding Social Security Disability Income
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

Wright Thompson, from the Social Security Administration, will discuss the federal program that provides assistance to people with disabilities. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Making Great Meals in Less Time
Wed, Nov 19, 6:00 pm

Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.
Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal?
Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.

Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this 6-lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over two weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week with PBC Food Bank
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov 15-23), a representative from PBC Food Bank will discuss hunger relief efforts in Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 13 y 20 de noviembre, 6:30 pm You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.) ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Movies at Main
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (100 min.) PG

Medicare Part D
Mon, Nov 24, 10:00 am

Please join local SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Director Samantha Howell for an in-depth view of Medicare drug costs and 2015 Medicare cost and benefit changes. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Nov 25, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio in Audacity.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Registration is limited. (30 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Nov 25, 2:00 pm

Martes, 4, 18 y 25 de noviembre, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Si estas fechas no son convenientes para usted, llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Zumba®
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 am

This Latin-inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water and a towel. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Halloween Movie Mania
Mon, Oct 27, 5:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (90 min.) TV-PG

English Exchange
Mon, Oct 27, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Nov 03, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Mon, Nov 10, 5:30 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Nov 10, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Thu, Nov 13, 11:00 am

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (106 min.) PG-13

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English Exchange
Mon, Nov 17, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Criminal Justice Commission Mission
Wed, Nov 19, 11:30 am

Learn more about an effective and efficient criminal justice system for Palm Beach County with Executive Director Michael Rodriguez.

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Fun Family Movie
Mon, Nov 24, 11:00 am

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) PG-13

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Do you need specific computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with library staff. Various appointment dates and times available. (30 min.)

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El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: Perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator perspective)
Tue, Oct 28, 2:15 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block.

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Nov 04, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Melt and Pour Soap Making
Wed, Nov 12, 2:15 pm

Learn to make decorative shea butter and glycerin soap with a microwave melt and pour soap base. Materials will be provided. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)

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Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Thu, Nov 13, 10:30 am

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Thursday Movie Matinee
Thu, Nov 20, 2:15 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (112 min.) PG-13

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

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Tequesta Branch
My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Wed, Nov 12, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Oct 28, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Nov 06, 6:30 pm

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writers' Association, Palm Beach County. (2 hr.)

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Need Help for Holiday Shopping - Consumer Report Program
Wed, Nov 12, 3:00 pm

Palm Beach County business librarian Susan R. Berger will demonstrate how Consumer Reports, an online library database, can help you make the best choices for your holiday gifts, obtain product ratings and reviews, find in-depth advice, tips and trends, and recommendations for thousands of products and services. Learn how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it’s free and accessible. (60 min.)

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Festival de Poesía (Poetry Festival)
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Attention poets, writers, orators, photographers and lovers of the arts! Cultivate and promote your talents in this 8th Poetry Festival. Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Conditions for participation and preregistration are available at the Information Desk. Sponsored by Alma Hispana. ¡Atención poetas, escritores, declamadores, fotógrafos y amantes de las artes! Cultiven y promuevan sus talentos en el octavo Festival de Poesía. Las condiciones para participar e inscripción están disponibles en el Mostrador de Información. Edades 8 en adelante. (2 hr.) Auspiciado por El Alma Hispana. Se requiere registrarse.

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Chess Club for Adults
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (60 min.)

Medicare 101
Tue, Nov 18, 2:30 pm

Samantha Howell, Project Director from SHINE, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will discuss the yearly Medicare changes for 2015 and Annual Election Period Information for new and existing beneficiaries. (60 min.)

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Hooked on Crochet
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners, pick up a materials list when you preregister. (90 min.)

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Florida Novels into Film 1950-Present
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Frank Eberling will examine landmark Florida stories that have been adapted into notable feature films and discuss the novelists' influences, the book-to-film adaptation process, and the movie makers. (90 min.)

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West Boca Branch
English Exchange
Mon, Oct 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Nov 03, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Nov 05, 10:30 am

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 06, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Nov 10, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - it's free and accessible. (60 min.)

Mark Twain: Behind the Man in the White Suit
Fri, Nov 14, 2:00 pm

This famous writer is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia. However, much more lies behind the man, including a darker side. Join Dr. Matt Klauza, Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in New York and a professor at Palm Beach State College, for this revealing lecture. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Nov 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Cooking the Books
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

Read "The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Pie Shop," by Emily Elsen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Social Networking: One-on-One
Wed, Nov 19, 10:30 am

Prerequisites: basic computer skills and an email account. Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Wed, Nov 19, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheime's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Nov 20, 1:30 pm

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Meet the Author: Phillip Margolin
Fri, Nov 21, 2:00 pm

New York Times best-selling author and long time attorney Phillip Margolin discusses "Woman With a Gun," his new and atypical novel, a haunting thriller inspired by an unforgettable photograph. Copies will be made available for purchase at this event weeks before they go on sale to the general public. Book sales benefit the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

West Boynton Branch
El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Enterese de mas detalles del programa de la Ley De Cuidado Accesible (Obamacare), a traves de las expriencias de un Navegador, David Block. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Living With Hearing Loss
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Oscar Segal, president of the Hearing Loss Association of America, South Palm Beach County Chapter, gives helpful tips and answers questions addressing this common problem. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Oct 29, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading e-books from the library. (30 min.)

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Herbs for Health/Wellness
Wed, Oct 29, 1:00 pm

Ada Medina-Solorzano, from Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, teaches you how to add herbs to enhance your meals. Get tips on planting herbs and discover their health benefits. (60 min.)

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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Oct 29, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

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Crafternoon
Thu, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

Decoupage a coaster using gorgeous fall leaves and colors. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Nov 05, 9:00 am

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading books from the library. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Consumer Reports Online for Free!
Fri, Nov 07, 2:00 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which smart phone, tablet or coffee maker to choose? Our business librarian shows you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card - its's free and accessible. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Nov 12, 9:00 am

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading books from the library. (30 min.)

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World War II Stories from Ex-POWs
Wed, Nov 12, 1:00 pm

True stories revealed about World War II, the Price of Freedom and the experience of local Ex-Prisoners of War in the prison camps. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz: Jaffa Beach
Thu, Nov 13, 2:00 pm

Spanning many decades and three generations, the author finds the common humanity of both Arabs and Jews in this dramatic fiction of one young woman's journey from happiness to despair. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Maritime Cinema
Tue, Nov 18, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (86 min.) Not rated.

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "King is Always Above the People")
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Martes, 18 de noviembre, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El rey siempre está por encima del pueblo" de Daniel Alarcón. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance
Wed, Nov 19, 9:00 am

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading books from the library. (30 min.)

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My Loved One Has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
Thu, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. Join Andraya Brennan, from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, to learn about managing the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently-diagnosed spouse, parent, or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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Crafternoon
Tue, Nov 25, 1:30 pm

Have a gobbling good time learning how to make turkey craft favors. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Nov 26, 9:00 am

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment with our expert staff and begin downloading books from the library. (30 min.)

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