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Acreage Branch
Banned Books Week: Movie
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and recognizes the ongoing struggle against censorship. Experience the big screen adaptation of an often-banned classic novel. (129 min.) Not rated.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Sep 23, 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 min.)

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Banned Books Week Bingo
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of “Banned Books Bingo.” (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Fri, Sep 26, 3:00 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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Música Tropical con el Grupo Alegro (Tropical Music with Grupo Alegro)
Sun, Sep 28, 3:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 3:00 p.m. El Grupo Alegro interpreta la música tropical de varios países de Latinoamérica. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Alegro performs tropical music from various Latin American countries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Wed, Oct 01, 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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Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Oct 04, 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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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Wed, Oct 08, 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 min.)

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Fruit Trees for the Florida Homeowner
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener and President of the Palm Beach County Rare Fruit Council, will enlighten Florida gardeners about fruit trees that will thrive in this environment. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 am

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 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Oct 14, 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.)

Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Oct 21, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 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 min.)

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Belle Glade Branch
English Exchange
Thu, Sep 18, 1:00 pm

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

Book-A-Librarian
Tue, Sep 23, 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, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

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

Mariachi de Mi Tierra
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Mariachi de Mi Tierra will perform traditional Mexican songs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 27 de septiembre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de canciones tradicionales mexicanas interpretadas por Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Terrorfest
Wed, Oct 01, 6:00 pm

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. This 1977 horror film shot scenes in downtown Belle Glade and at the Sugar Mill. (90 min.) PG

English Exchange
Thu, Oct 02, 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.

El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: A Navigator Perspective)
Wed, Oct 08, 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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English Exchange
Thu, Oct 09, 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.

Immigration 101
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Get all your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS (United States Custom and Immigration Service). Find out what the requirements are and witness a mock interview. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Oct 16, 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.

English Exchange
Thu, Oct 23, 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
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Fri, Oct 24, 3:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (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.

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Weekend Matinee
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (111 min.) PG-13

Film in English with Spanish subtitles (Película en inglés con subtítulos en español)
Mon, Sep 22, 5:00 pm

Watch a PBS film that follows a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble of Zapata High School in south Texas. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Lunes, 22 de septiembre, 5:00 pm Película de PBS que sigue un año en la vida del Mariachi del Colegio Zapata del sur de Tejas. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Weekend Matinee
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (100 min.) PG-13

Weekend Matinee
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) PG-13

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Learn the warning signs of domestic abuse, types of spousal abuse, symptoms of an abusive relationship, and how to report domestic violence. Facilitated by Victim Services of Palm Beach County Services. (60 min.)

Weekend Matinee
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG-13

Weekend Matinee
Sat, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (88 min.) PG-13

Gardens Branch
Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France and other areas. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

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Socrates Café
Wed, Sep 17, 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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Book Life Presents: Provence, 1970
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

James Larson will facilitate a discussion on this fascinating title, "Provence, 1970," by Luke Barr, which details the beginnings of modern American food culture set against the backdrop of the south of France. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Fantásticas Vivencias Musicales (Fantastic Live Music from Grupo Fantasía)
Sun, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

Grupo Fantasía performs a rhythmic celebration of Latin American music and culture. Bring the whole family to participate! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:30 p.m. El Grupo Fantasía interpreta una celebración rítmica de la música y cultura latinoamericana. ¡Trae a la familia entera para participar! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Banned Book Week - Film & Discussion
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

­­©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Dr. Benito Rakower will introduce and lead a discussion of the film "Women in Love," based on the D.H. Lawrence novel of the same title. Set in the English Midlands of 1920s, both were controversial because of their depiction of the romantic and erotic relationships between two sisters and two men. Dr. Rakower has taught film appreciation in Massachusetts and Florida and received a doctorate from Harvard University. (131 min.) R

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Tue, Sep 30, 2:30 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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Letting Go of Clutter
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

Are you living in CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)? Kathy Andio will share the underlying reasons for your clutter and provide tips to motivate you to "let go of all that stuff." (90 min.)

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Medicare Preventive Services
Thu, Oct 02, 2:30 pm

Medicare has found that less than 10% of the people who are eligible receive the recommended screenings and immunizations. Learn about the importance of preventive services covered by Medicare and who is eligible. (60 min.)

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Italian Heritage Month Film: Ubaldo
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

This documentary highlights a cultural festival more than 800 years old that can be found in only two places in the world: Gubbio, Italy and Jessup, Pennsylvania. Their stories create a uniquely intimate bridge between two countries, cultures and communities over which they share their past and present. Join us afterward for an Italian treat, a small serving of gelato. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Oct 07, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity and have fun as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (90 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Healthy Eating with Whole Foods Market
Wed, Oct 08, 3:00 pm

Enjoy a cooking demonstration by Courtney Burke, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist with Whole Foods Market, Palm Beach Gardens. Learn to prepare healthy recipes using local organic produce! (60 min.)

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Judge for Yourself
Thu, Oct 09, 2:30 pm

Hear about the role and importance of appellate judges and your role in deciding if they should be retained or removed from the bench! This engaging and interactive presentation is brought to you by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Related Education Committee. (60 min.)

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Sunday Cinema
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (91 min.) R ­

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Socrates Cafe
Wed, Oct 15, 6:30 pm

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

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Oct 16, 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
Wed, Oct 22, 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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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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Glades Road Branch
Current Events Discussion Group
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

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

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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Thu, Sep 18, 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. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

"In The Time of Butterflies," by Julia Alvarez. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (93 min.) PG

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

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.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Tue, Sep 23, 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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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Thu, Sep 25, 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. (60 min.)

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George Clooney Movie Marathon
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

English Exchange
Wed, Oct 01, 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.

Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 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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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Oct 08, 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, Oct 09, 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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Healthy Latin American Cuisine (Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino)
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Jueves, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. Presentación en Ingles. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Latin American dishes are prepared with common and not so common foods. We invite you to learn about these foods and how to make changes to the traditional methods of preparation to make them healthier. Lecture offered in English (60 min.)

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Daniel Rojas y el Arpa Folclórica Latinoamericana (Daniel Rojas and the Latin American Folk Harps)
Fri, Oct 10, 2:00 pm

Viernes, 10 de octubre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de los sonidos encantadores del Arpa Folclórica de América del Sur y Centro América y conozca la historia de esta preciosa música. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Enjoy the enchanting sounds of folk harp from South and Central America and learn about the history of this beautiful music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Tue, Oct 14, 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, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 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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Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience not necessary. For health information call the Consumer Health Information Service at 561-233-2736.(90 min.)

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Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Oct 20, 10:00 am

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

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Book Life Presents: Crime in Everyday Life; Myths and Facts
Mon, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Dr. Rachel Babo Santos, Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss how routine, everyday activities set the stage for illegal activities and will debunk the myths about crime, criminals and the criminal justice system that have become part of conventional wisdom. She will present simple and inexpensive changes in the physical environment and patterns of everyday activity that can often produce substantial decreases in crime rates. Dr. Santos will relate her talk to some of the themes in the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Tue, Oct 21, 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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eBook Assistance One-On-One
Wed, Oct 22, 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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English Exchange
Wed, Oct 22, 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.

Mindful Meditation
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

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

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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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Greenacres Branch
Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Thu, Sep 18, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Movie Matinee
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Celebrate Labor Day all month long! Come for a movie in honor of the day. (125 min.) PG

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Banned Books Bingo!
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read in support of "Banned Books Week" with a fun, informative and rewarding game of "Banned Books Bingo". Learn about the reasons why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned. (60 min.)

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Banned Books Week Book Discussion: Looking for Alaska
Mon, Sep 22, 3:30 pm

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Join in a discussion of John Green's prize-winning Young Adult novel about teen loneliness, joy, mischief and maturity. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Mon, Sep 29, 2:30 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.)

Preregister.
El Plan De Cuidado Accesible: perspectivas de un Navegador (The Affordable Care Act: a Navigator perspective)
Thu, Oct 02, 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.)

Responding to Government Solicitations
Mon, Oct 06, 6:00 pm

Join J. M. Rule, Consultant with the Small Business Development Center/Palm Beach State College, and learn about RFP and RFQ, plus an introduction to the four common types of government contracts. Discuss tips for constructing a winning bid and marketing techniques for your organization. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

English Exchange
Tue, Oct 07, 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 & Film Discussion: Contact
Thu, Oct 09, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 14, 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.

Native Food from Mexico: from Pre-Hispanic Times to Today (Gastronomía Mexicana: Desde Tiempos Prehispánicos Hasta el Presente)
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

Martes, 14 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la gastronomía mexicana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the history of one of the world’s most popular cuisines. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: Contact
Thu, Oct 16, 1:30 pm

In recognition of World Space Week, join in an "out of this world" discussion of Carl Sagan's novel about the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Return on 10/16 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG

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Movie Matinee
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. Join us in celebrating Diversity Awareness Month. (110 min.) PG-13

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The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Mon, Oct 20, 2:30 pm

Lecture 45: Beyond Impressionism-From Seurat to Matisse. Lecture 46: Cubism and Early Modern Painting. The lectures cover art that is classified as Post-Impressionism and Fauvism in a period rich in artistic exploration and diverse discoveries. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Mon, Oct 20, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 21, 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.

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.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Sep 17, 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, Sep 17, 1:30 pm

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

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Be Scam Smart
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Join Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, for an informative workshop for seniors, their families, and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm

Session 2.

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. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. Preregistration for this two session program starts Aug 25. (60 min.)

Move Your Résumé to the Top of the Pile
Sat, Sep 20, 2:00 pm

Jason Davis, from PBC employee training, will teach industry-best practices for creating your résumé. Limit 25. Registration begins Aug 25. (2 hr.)

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Memory Art: Altered Books
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Create your own book art collage by adding a drawing or text to a page, rubber-stamping designs, cutting, tearing, or folding pages and more. Books are supplied, but bring in any special memorabilia that you would like to decorate with (photographs, greeting cards, postcards, etc.). Limit 15. Registration begins Aug 25. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Sep 23, 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, Sep 23, 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, Sep 24, 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.)

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Sep 30, 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, Sep 30, 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 01, 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.)

Game On
Wed, Oct 01, 1:30 pm

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

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Oct 02, 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. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 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 mean to you, the taxpayer. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Sep 29. (60 min.)

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 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 08, 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.)

Film and Discussion
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss a classic film based on the unproduced play, "Everybody Comes to Rick's." (3 hr.) Not rated.

¡Mexico Lindo y Querido! Celebremos con Mariachi Pancho Villa (A Celebration of Mexico with Mariachi Pancho Villa!)
Sun, Oct 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de octubre, 2:00 pm Mariachi Pancho Villa interpretará canciones favoritas en el estilo tradicional mariachi de México. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Mariachi Pancho Villa will entertain you with favorite tunes from the Mexican mariachi tradition. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Oct 14, 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 14, 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 15, 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.)

Game On
Wed, Oct 15, 1:30 pm

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

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Oct 16, 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. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. Preregistration for this two session program starts on Sep 25. (60 min.)

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Creative & Vintage: Card Organizers
Mon, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Turn a vintage wooden cigar box into a fun and decorative card organizer, recipe box, coupon holder or any other personalized keepsake of your design. Bring in memorabilia or items of significance to use in crafting your box. Basic supplies provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Oct 21, 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 21, 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 22, 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.)

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Oct 22, 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. Preregistration begins Sep 25. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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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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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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Jupiter Branch
Becoming an Outdoors Woman & Survival Skills
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

Offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservative Commission where you can choose to learn about bass fishing, canoeing/kayaking basics, archery, outdoor photography, bird watching and more. Vickie Hofmeister, an instructor with BOW, will also share some basic survival skills everyone should know and what you should pack on your next camping trip. (60 min.)

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Collage for the Joy of Creating
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

Have collage making fun while tapping into ideas and inspiration and take your colorful results home. Try a banned books week collage or a collage silhouette! Materials will be provided. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Sep 23, 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.)

Craft Beer Making 101
Wed, Sep 24, 6:30 pm

Get ready for Oktoberfest and join us in learning how to make your very own craft beer! Learn about the equipment and ingredients needed and how to brew from start to finish. (60 min.)

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Trivia Night
Thu, Sep 25, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or make some new ones and form a team to answer general trivia questions. The winning team will take home a prize. (90 min.)

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View & Discuss: Future of Reading
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary series. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Book Arts Roadshow
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm

Come see differently by challenging your preconceived ideas of books, language and art in this whirlwind 90 minute tour of the world of artists' books. John Cutrone, director of Florida Atlantic University's Jaffe Center for Book Arts, will conduct this tour through a 20-minute DVD about JCBA followed by an entertaining and enlightening presentation of artists' books pulled out of a rolling suitcase. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Thu, Oct 02, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! This month we will be discussing, "Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon," by David Grann. Call 744-2301 to make your reservation today! Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Magic Gaming Night
Tue, Oct 07, 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.)

Arte de El Sol (Art of El Sol)
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los artistas de El Sol en Jupiter, en colaboración con la Biblioteca de Jupiter, presentarán una exposición interactiva demostrando el arte indígena de Guatemala. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. El Sol artists, in collaboration with the Jupiter Branch, will present an interactive art exhibit displaying indigenous Guatemalan art and unveil a collective collage of shared hopes and dreams. (2 hr.)

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Off the Beat Book Club
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

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. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Off Beat Book Club
Tue, Oct 14, 2:00 pm

"The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

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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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Oct 15, 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.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Thu, Oct 16, 6:00 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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Start Your Own Business
Wed, Oct 22, 2:00 pm

What is the next step to starting your own business? Learn what it takes and what resources and classes are available to help you. This two hour session will be presented by Ted Kramer, Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. (2 hr.)

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Board Game Night
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 pm

Enjoy classic games like Scrabble, or bring your own favorite game to share with others. (90 min.)

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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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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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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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Lantana Road Branch
Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino (Healthy Latin American Cuisine)
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 2:00 pm. Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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LinkedIn
Mon, Sep 22, 6:00 pm

This fun, interactive class will show you how to get the most bang for your buck from LinkedIn. Discover "best kept secrets" and learn how to recruit clients and customers to your business. (90 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Tue, Sep 23, 7:00 pm

Martes, 23 de septiembre, 7:00 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Tue, Sep 30, 10:00 am

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.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Wed, Oct 01, 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
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment with a librarian and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, tablet or other mobile device. (30 min.)

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Job Help Center
Tue, Oct 07, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger will demonstrate how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation.

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English Exchange
Wed, Oct 08, 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.

The American Novel Since 1945
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

View a lecture from this Open Yale Course series led by professor Amy Hungerford, and stay for a brief discussion. Pick up a copy of “The Crying of Lot 49,” by Thomas Pynchon at the Information Desk. Shown with permission. (2 hr.)

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Tradiciones de la Cultura Maya en Guatemala (Mayan Cultural Traditions in Guatemala)
Sat, Oct 11, 11:00 am

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 11:00 am El Centro Maya-Guatemalteco compartirá bailes folclóricos de la descendencia Maya de Guatemala y ofrecerán una demostración del arte de tejer. Conozca a la Princesa Maya-Guatemalteca. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Guatemalan-Maya Center will perform folkloric dances and demonstrate the art of weaving colorful textiles. The Guatemalan-Maya Princess will be joining us for a meet and greet. All ages. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Oct 15, 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, Oct 22, 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, 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.

Main Library
Hurricane Preparedness for Inland Communities
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Bill Firestone, disaster volunteer for the Red Cross, will explain the Red Cross' seven recommended hurricane preparedness steps, as well as the fresh water hazard and impact on inland communities. Q&A to follow. (60 min.)

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Yoga @ Your Library!
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

Join us for this four-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Movies at Main
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Focus Features. (117min.) R

Book Life Presents: What Makes You “You”?
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

Do you know that almost every cell in your body (more than five trillion cells!) has a complete set of instructions on how to make you? Join scientists from Scripps Research in a fun evening of discovery for the whole family. Isolate your own DNA (just like researchers do in the lab) and learn what DNA has to do with the ground-breaking science taking place in Palm Beach County. All ages; parents must accompany children. Limit 50. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Sep 23, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio with 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.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assitance, in Spanish
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

martes,2, 16, 23, de septiembre 2:00 pm (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish) ¿Desea aprender como utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento en Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se require registrarse.

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Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Tue, Sep 23, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month by visiting the CreationStation and taking a photo with your library card and favorite book! All ages. (60 min.)

Banned Books Bingo
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of "Banned Books Bingo" in recognition of Banned Books Week. (60 min.)

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Yoga @ Your Library!
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Join us for this four-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified Yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

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Proposal Writing Basics
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60-90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Crafternoon: Origami Boxes
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Experienced crafter Lenora Sur will show you how to turn simple squares of paper into decorative boxes. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 11 y 25 de septiembre, 6:30 pm ¡Ven y disfruta de este baile latino! Aprenderás pasos básicos de Salsa gozando de este ritmo tropical. (90 min.) You'll be delighted to learn basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Using a Huion H610 Pro Drawing Tablet.

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.)

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Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Tue, Sep 30, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month by visiting the CreationStation and taking a photo with your library card and favorite book! All ages. (60 min.)

Club de Lectura en Español (Book Discussion in Spanish)
Tue, Sep 30, 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. (60 min.)

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Wed, Oct 01, 2:30 pm

Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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Proposal Budgeting Basics
Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am

Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. Some of the topics that we'll address are determining what to include in the personnel budget, how much detail is necessary, how to determine reasonable costs, what to include in overhead, and what financial documents funders will want you to provide. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Oct 02, 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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Zumba®
Sat, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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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¡De Colombia para el Mundo, Mariposas Amarillas! Tributo a Gabriel Garcia Marquez, (Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Sat, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 04 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos el legado de Gabriel Garcia Marquez con música y bailes de su querida Colombia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. A tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez with music and dance from his beloved Colombia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Oct 07, 1:00 pm

Using a Midi Keyboard.

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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Melt and Pour Soapmaking
Tue, Oct 07, 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of making soap at home with your microwave. Materials will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 07, 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.

Trivia Night @ Your Library!
Wed, Oct 08, 6:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win a prize. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Oct 09, 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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How to be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Learn how to register your business as a provider of goods or services and to evaluate the options in order to become a "certified" supplier within the County, State and Federal levels. Speaker: Carole Hart, Consultant, Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Oct 09, 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, Oct 14, 1:00 pm

Manga Studio Software.

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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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 14, 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.

Nail Art Salon
Wed, Oct 15, 2:00 pm

Learn how to create unique nail designs on your nails or a friend's nails. Our certified beauty technician will be on hand to help you create the latest in nail art. Use designs from books for inspiration! All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Oct 16, 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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Learning Express - The New Version! And How Will It Help Me?
Thu, Oct 16, 2:30 pm

Learning Express is an online database with skill-building exercises, test preparation materials, and practice exams. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use it to access practice tests for the new 2014 GED®, SAT®, FCAT, firefighter and postal worker exams, and many more. Also learn techniques using this database for job-searching, résumé-writing, interviewing, workplace skills and more. (90 min.)

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Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County Open House
Thu, Oct 16, 5:00 pm

Celebrate 50 years of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County! Visit different exhibits to help with your genealogical research, then take a tour of the Genealogical Society’s library. Refreshments provided. (3 hr.)

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Movies at Main
Fri, Oct 17, 2:00 pm

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (111 min.) PG-13

Recorriendo a Hispanoamérica: Tuna Estudiantil de Okeeheelee Middle School (Musical Tour of Latin America: Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School)
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm La Tuna Estudiantil de Okeehelee Middle School interpreta canciones favoritas de Latinoamérica, en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Okeehelee Middle School performs favorite songs from Latin America in the traditional style of the Tuna. (60 min.)

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Estampas Bolivianas (Bolivian Vignettes)
Sun, Oct 19, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 19 de octubre, 2:00 pm Centro Cultural Semilla Boliviana interpreta el baile tradicional de Bolivia, con trajes llamativos y música andina. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Semilla Boliviana performs traditional Bolivian dance, with eye-catching costumes and Andean music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Oct 21, 1:00 pm

Scanning Images.

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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Book Life Presents: "Gone Girl"
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

This mystery thriller was the book that we could not put down, a wild ride of a page turner! Let’s get together to talk about all the chilling twists, startling revelations and non-stop surprises. Who did you believe, suspect, sympathize with, and despise? Chatting about it could be almost as fun as reading it! Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Craft Night: Origami Tulips
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Experienced crafter Kelly Handy will show you how to turn simple squares of paper into a beautiful origami tulip. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Oct 21, 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 23, 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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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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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.

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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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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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, 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.)

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Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Be Scam Smart
Fri, Sep 19, 10:00 am

Tasha Carter, Director of the Division of Consumer Services under the Florida Department of Financial Services, presents an informative workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers. The workshop is part of Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) and will cover how to spot a scam, outsmart the scam artists, avoid identity theft, and much more! (90 min.)

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Go Green, Stay Green
Wed, Sep 24, 12:30 pm

Lana Blackman, Education and Media Specialist with the Solid Waste Authority of PBC, will explain how garbage is transformed into electricity, what to do with household hazardous waste, and proper recycling techniques. (60 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Staff will lead a discussion of “The Namesake,” by Jhumpa Lahiri. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Mon, Oct 06, 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.

Writer’s Critique Workshop
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff. (120 min.)

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¡Cuba y Su Campo! (Cuba’s Countryside Splendor!)
Sat, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm Celebremos la historia, el arte y la música de Cuba en este programa presentado por la Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the history, arts and music of Cuba in this program presented by the Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.)

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Halloween Movie Mania
Mon, Oct 20, 5:30 pm

"Return to Halloweentown." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.) Not Rated.

English Exchange
Mon, Oct 20, 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.

Halloween Movie Mania
Mon, Oct 27, 5:30 pm

"Halloweentown II - Kalabar’s Revenge." ©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.

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Ritmos de Colombia (Colombian Rhythms)
Wed, Sep 17, 6:30 pm

miércoles, 17 de septiembre, 6:30 p.m. El Grupo Sin Fronteras interpretará música tradicional Colombiana. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Grupo Sin Fronteras performs traditional Colombian music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Banned Book Movie Matinee
Thu, Sep 25, 2:15 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (150 min.) Not rated.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Sep 29, 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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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Sep 30, 6:30 pm

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

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Tue, Oct 07, 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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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

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

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Paper Filigree: Quilled Pumpkin
Fri, Oct 10, 10:30 am

Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques and create a fancy scrolled pumpkin to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. (60 min.)

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Meditation for Healthy Living
Tue, Oct 14, 6:00 pm

John Bednarik discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. You will learn effective strategies and a simple meditation technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bring the Museum to You: The National World War I Museum
Wed, Oct 15, 2:15 pm

Designated by Congress as America's official World War I Museum, we are joined by members of the Museum for an engaging and interactive video conference. The Museum presents an introductory film that showcases authentic WWI artifacts from the Museum's collection and concludes with a Q&A session in which participants can interact with Museum staff. (60 min.)

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The Great War: Book Discussion Series
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War, learn about life in the trenches during a lively lecture and discussion of war poet Siegfried Sassoon’s biographical novel, “Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.” Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

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

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Book Life Presents: Herbs for Health and Wellness
Wed, Oct 22, 2:30 pm

Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County, University of Florida, Ada Medina-Solórzano, BS Certified Servsafe Instructor discusses how to add herbs to enhance your meals and the health benefits of particular herbs. Receive information on how to plant and take care of herbs. (60 min.)

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Hispanic Heritage Month Movie
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG-13

Fall Scherenschnitte
Fri, Oct 24, 10:30 am

Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte” as we make decorative, lacy, paper creations for Halloween, or any festive time of year. (60 min.)

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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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Tequesta Branch
The Tastes of Latin America
Fri, Oct 03, 2:00 pm

Pick up one preselected cookbook and a spice, try a recipe, and discuss your results as we share our exploration of Latin flavors. (90 min.)

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Wellington Branch
Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Thu, Sep 18, 6:30 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. (60 min.)

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View & Discuss: Forbidden Reading
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss a documentary from the “Empire of the Word” series. (52 min.) Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Adult Craft Night: Design a Collage
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Inspire your inner artist. Use recycled papers to create a colorful and unique collage. Bring your favorite pair of scissors, all other supplies will be provided. (90 min.)

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Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Oct 02, 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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¡Contigo Chile! (With You, Chile!)
Sun, Oct 05, 1:00 pm

Domingo, 5 de octubre, 1:00 pm Celebremos la hermosa cultura chilena con bailes, música, y artesanía. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the beautiful Chilean culture through dance, music, and handcrafted art. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 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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Book Life Presents: The Crime Scene Effect, How TV and the Media have it All Wrong
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Dr. Paul L. Friedman, Professor and Department Chair, Crime Scene Technology and Criminal Justice at Palm Beach State College will present this lecture about Crime Scene Investigation. The lecture will concentrate on what really happens behind the yellow tape and in our crime labs. Due to graphic subject matter, mature audiences suggested. (90 min.)

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Ventana al Vino (Deconstructing Wine Myths and Pricing)
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Athena Yannitsas, Especialista Certificada en Vinos y miembro de la Sociedad de Educadores del Vino, ofrecerá una presentación sobre los mitos más comunes acerca del vino y revelará el enigma detrás de los precios del vino. Yannitsas firmará ejemplares de su libro, "Vino, Vida y Alegría." Presentación en Español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Athena Yannitsas, Certified Wine Specialist and member of the Society of Wine Educators, discusses the most common myths about wine and reveals the enigma behind the price of wine. A book signing of her book in Spanish "Vino, Vida y Alegria," will follow. Lecture offered in Spanish. (60 min.)

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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.)

West Boca Branch
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Sep 18, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (126 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

La Tuna de Weston (The Tuna of Weston)
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Weston performs songs in the traditional style of the Tuna, with a variety of instruments and audience participation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Banned Books Bingo
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of “Banned Books Bingo” in honor of Banned Books Week. (60 min.)

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how to use the Library's online center for career guidance to create résumés and cover letters, assess career interests, find job listings, and prepare for an interview. (90 min.)

Social Networking: One-on-One
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

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

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) R

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Sep 29, 1:30 pm

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

View & Discuss
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary exploring the mystery of how the mind understands symbols and words. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Wed, Oct 01, 2:00 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.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) PG-13

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

English Exchange
Mon, Oct 06, 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.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz talks about her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach," the story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel and the concomitant rise of Palestinian longing for a homeland. Book signing to follow. (60 min.)

Cooking the Books
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Read "Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking," by Pati Jinich, then pick a recipe to try at home. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with facilitator and foodie librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Oct 08, 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.)

Italian American Heritage Month Book Discussion
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Join the celebration by reading "The Shoemaker's Wife," by Adriana Trigiani, a rich, sweeping epic which tells the story of the women and men who built America dream by dream. Our librarian and engaging facilitator, Stacy Alesi, leads this discussion. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Oct 09, 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.)

Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Oct 14, 10:30 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Oct 16, 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, Oct 20, 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.

Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Oct 23, 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.)

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.)

West Boynton Branch
eBook Kiosk
Wed, Sep 17, 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.

Special DVD Series
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Episodes 4 & 5. (112 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Engage in a lively discussion about the autobiography written by the late Maya Angelou which has been challenged often since its first publication in 1969. This book discussion is staff-led. (60 min.)

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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Sep 24, 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.

Special DVD Series
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Episode 6. (53 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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¡Paraguay: Ayer y Hoy! (Remembering Paraguay)
Sun, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. El Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach presenta las bellas tradiciones de Paraguay. Auspiciado por el Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach presents the beautiful traditions of Paraguay. Sponsored by Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach. (60 min.)

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Secrets of the Blood Tests Revealed - Why Are They So Important?
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Dr. Marty Jacob, from Bethesda Memorial Hospital, talks about understanding your blood tests and answers questions. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Oct 01, 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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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Oct 01, 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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Special DVD Series
Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm

Episode 7. (116 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Immigration 101
Tue, Oct 07, 6:30 pm

Donald Jarrell, from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, discusses the requirements for naturalization, presents a “mock” naturalization interview, and answers questions. Free educational materials and brochures provided. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Oct 08, 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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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Oct 08, 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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Book Discussion: "Gone Girl," by Gillian Flynn
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

Partake in a lively discussion of Gillian Flynn's award-winning, pyschological thriller, led by Judy Kamiat. (60 min.)

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Technology Hang-Out: Hoopla
Tue, Oct 14, 2:30 pm

Did you know that you could stream movies, music and audiobooks from the library's website? We'll show you how! (60 min.)

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Oct 14, 7:00 pm

The game’s afoot with facilitator Howard Schoen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

eBook Assistance
Wed, Oct 15, 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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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Oct 15, 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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Frida Kahlo: the Woman Behind the Pain (Frida Kahlo: La Heroína del Dolor)
Wed, Oct 15, 6:00 pm

Miércoles, 15 de octubre, 6:00 pm En esta charla en inglés, Lynda Martinez del Campo comparte la historia de la célebre artista Mexicana Frida Kahlo. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. In this lecture in English, Lynda Martinez del Campo shares the story of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. (60 min.)

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Special DVD Series
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Episode 8. (67 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 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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Tertulia Literaria (Book discussion in Spanish: The Assassin's Bridge)
Tue, Oct 21, 6:30 pm

Martes, 21 de octubre, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El puente de los asesinos" de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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eBook Assistance
Wed, Oct 22, 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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eBook Kiosk
Wed, Oct 22, 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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Florida Lawyers in Libraries
Wed, Oct 22, 6:00 pm

A local lawyer will discuss free legal resources, how to find and choose a lawyer, tips for going it alone in court, and why access to justice is important to local communities. (60 min.)

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Special DVD Series
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Christmas Special plus Tea Party. You are invited to our optional Edwardian costume dress-up party after the show and some fun quizzes on the series. Light refreshments and tea will be served. (120 min.)

©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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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.)

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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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