My Account   |   Español   |   Contact Us
Through Mon, Sep 08, the Belle Glade Branch parking lot will be getting paved. At times, areas of the parking lot will be closed.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
 

Events & Programs for Adults

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
E.g., 2014-09-02
E.g., 2014-09-02
Acreage Branch
Acreage Branch Fantasy Football: Live Draft
Tue, Sep 02, 6:00 pm

We’re gearing up for a fun-filled season of competition with our first Acreage Branch NFL Fantasy Football League. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our kick-off session. All skill levels welcome. Ages 18 & up. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Sep 04, 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.)

Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Sep 08, 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.)

Preregister.
Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Tue, Sep 09, 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. (90 min.)

Board Game Day!
Sat, Sep 13, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. All ages. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Sit 'n' Stitch Crochet Club
Tue, Sep 16, 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. (90 min.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch
English Exchange
Thu, Sep 11, 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.

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 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.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Adult Book Discussion
Sat, Sep 06, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will present a book discussion of "The Language of Flowers," by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Refreshments provided.

Weekend Matinee
Sat, Sep 06, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (108 min.) PG-13

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.

Preregister.
Gardens Branch
Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Sep 09, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Could You Pass the Test?
Wed, Sep 10, 2:30 pm

Test your knowledge of civics and the U.S. and Florida constitutions in a fun and interactive presentation that includes a bingo game. Brought to you by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Related Education Committee. Presented by Amy Levenberg, an attorney at Gunster who practices primarily Business Litigation. Amy is a dynamic and experienced speaker, who even had a brief stint as a stand-up comedian. You don't want to miss this! (60 min.)

Preregister.
Sunday Cinema
Sun, Sep 14, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (126 min.) R

Preregister.
Myrna Goldberger - The Secrets of the Secret Service
Tue, Sep 16, 2:30 pm

In this one-woman performance, Myrna Goldberger will divulge not so well-known inside stories of the Secret Service, the group of agents who would sacrifice their lives to protect the President. (60 min.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Glades Road Branch
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Fri, Sep 05, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (119 min.) R

DeTales in American History Presented by Myrna Goldberger
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Myrna Goldberger will delight you with tales that helped shape history from the crossword caper of WWII, to the story of Gerald Chapman, to the origin of freedom of the press. Tickets available Aug 25. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Tue, Sep 09, 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.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Thu, Sep 11, 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.)

Preregister.
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Fri, Sep 12, 2:00 pm

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

Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Sep 15, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Juicing: Truth and Myths
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Juicing has become popular and there is no doubt it could be an easy way to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet. In this workshop we will discuss the truth and myths of juicing as well as how you can incorporate juicing in a healthy diet. (60 min.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

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

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

Greenacres Branch
Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 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. (90 min.) Not rated.

Preregister.
The Great Courses®: A History of European Art
Mon, Sep 08, 2:30 pm

In this DVD lecture series, we note the hallmarks of the Impressionists. Lecture 43: Monet and Degas Lecture 44: Renoir, Pissarro, and Cėzanne. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Thu, Sep 11, 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

Preregister.
Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola, de David Pedraza, (Latin American Classical Music on Viola with David Pedraza)
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Sábado, 13 de septiembre, 2:30 pm El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
The Interesting & Tragic Life of Mark Twain
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

Dr. Matt Klauza, two-time Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in Elmira, New York, will talk about Mark Twain, arguably the most famous man in the world in his time. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side. (60 min.)

Preregister.
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

Preregister.
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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Sep 03, 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 03, 1:30 pm

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

Preregister.
The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Sep 04, 4:00 pm

Session 1.

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.)

Sunday Leisure
Sun, Sep 07, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games with family and/or friends. Bring your current friend(s) or make new ones. Available games include chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Ages 6 & up. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Film and Discussion
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

©New Line Cinema. (130 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a film and discussion in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. (3 hr.) R

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

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

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Sep 09, 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 09, 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 10, 10:30 am

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

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Sep 10, 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. Limit 10. Registration begins Aug 25. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Thu, Sep 11, 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.)

Preregister.
Medical Mondays: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery
Mon, Sep 15, 2:00 pm

Dr. Brian Bethea, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss E-Valving Technologies: Latest Advancements in Cardiac Valve Surgery and answer questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Sep 16, 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 16, 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 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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Jupiter Branch
Magic Gaming Night
Tue, Sep 02, 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.)

Off Beat Book Club
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

"The Woman Upstairs," by Claire Messud.

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.

Preregister.
Magic Gaming Night
Tue, Sep 16, 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.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch
eBooks - One-on-One Assistance
Tue, Sep 09, 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.)

Preregister.
An Afternoon of Persian and Armenian Folk Music
Sun, Sep 14, 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of traditional Persian and Armenian music with Reza Filsoofi, Joe Zeytoonian and Myriam Eli. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Social Media for Entrepreneurs
Mon, Sep 15, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner will focus on the practical and business aspects of "search and social". Learn how to measure real-time results, build your company and establish a crucial online identity. Also get a free one-page website. (90 min.)

Preregister.
National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience (La Semana de la Bienvenida Nacional: La Experiencia de los Refugiados en Florida)
Tue, Sep 16, 6:00 pm

We will discuss the book by Carlos Eire, "Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy." Panelists from various organizations, immigrants and local refugees will share their experiences. Cosponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, and the School District of Palm Beach County. Books will be available at the Information Desk. (60 min.) Martes, 16 de septiembre, 6:00 pm Discutiremos el libro de Carlos Eire, Miami y Mis Mil Muertes: Confesiones de un Cubanito Desterrado. Panelistas de varias organizaciones, inmigrantes y refugiados compartirán sus experiencias. Copatrocinado por Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, School District of Palm Beach County. Los libros estarán disponibles en el mostrador de información. Presentación en inglès. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
LinkedIn
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 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.)

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

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.
Main Library
Feature Film presented by Audubon Society of the Everglades
Tue, Sep 02, 7:00 pm

Discover the fun of birding as we enjoy this award-winning feature film. Light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:45. Adults and ages 13 & up. (86 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Yoga @ Your Library!
Wed, Sep 03, 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.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Sep 04, 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.)

Preregister.
Learn How to Job Campaign
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will show you how to create a high-impact, customized Job Campaign using library resources. Learn how to find websites, use databases, and optimize your social media to help you in your job search. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Crafternoon: String Bracelets
Thu, Sep 04, 3:00 pm

You don’t have to be an expert to make spectacular string bracelets. Create something unique and gorgeous for yourself or as a special gift. (60 min.)

Preregister.
¡Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Fiesta de Pueblo! (Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta!)
Sat, Sep 06, 11:00 am

Celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with poetry, folkloric dancing, salsa demonstration and traditional Mexican mariachi songs with Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Enjoy a day full of family fun with games, crafts, storytelling and we will end the celebration with a soccer clinic for kids. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (5 hr.) Sábado, 6 de septiembre, 2014 Celebremos el inicio del Mes de la Herencia Hispana con poesías, bailes folclóricos, demostración de salsa y música tradicional mexicana de Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Disfrute un día lleno de actividades para la familia, con juegos, manualidades, cuentos y concluiremos con una clínica de futbol para niños. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (5 hr.)

There’s Gold in New Revenue Streams!
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Presented by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). As entrepreneurs know, small businesses thrive on growth. Are there revenue streams you haven’t explored that might make your business more profitable and less reliant on just a few customers? Consider exporting your products and services and selling to government agencies. The SBDC's experts in these fields, along with financing expert Ted Kramer, will help you prospect for sales in areas you might not have considered. To preregister call the SBDC at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Sep 09, 1:00 pm

Three Point Lighting for Video.

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.)

Preregister.
Reference USA! What is it? How Will It Help Me?
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

Presented by the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. ReferenceUSA allows for real-time access to more than 25 million businesses, 262 million consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers. Susan Berger, Business Librarian, will show you how this database can help your business locate information regarding business plans, competitive information, sales and marketing facts, lifestyle searches, residential information, fundraising and more. An important feature of this database is that it can be accessed wherever you are - home or office! Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Tue, Sep 09, 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.)

Yoga @ Your Library!
Wed, Sep 10, 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.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Sep 11, 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.)

Preregister.
1-2-3 Salsa!
Thu, Sep 11, 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.)

Preregister.
Zumba®
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Sep 16, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

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

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assitance, in Spanish
Tue, Sep 16, 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.

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Tue, Sep 16, 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.)

Preregister.
Show off your Smartest Card and Favorite Book!
Tue, Sep 16, 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.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Zumba®
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 am

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

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

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

Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Book Life Presents: Different Cinematic Perspectives
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Cinematic Adventures in French Cooking
Mon, Sep 08, 5:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (123 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Mon, Sep 15, 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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch
By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Sep 02, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
French Beaded Butterfly
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant butterfly. Our favorite craft books will be available to checkout. Materials provided. (90 min.)

Preregister.
By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Sep 04, 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.)

Preregister.
Hooked on Crochet
Tue, Sep 09, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
West Boca Branch
Jack Nicholson Film Festival
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (94 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.

Social Networking: One-on-One
Tue, Sep 09, 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.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Sep 10, 10:30 am

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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Sep 11, 10:30 am

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 11, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (146 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.

Book Discussion: Cooking the Books
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Read "The Chopped Cookbook: Use What You've Got to Cook Something Great," by the Food Network Kitchen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

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.)

Preregister.
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.)

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.

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.

West Boynton Branch
eBook Kiosk
Wed, Sep 03, 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 04, 2:00 pm

Episode 1. (116 min.)

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

Preregister.
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Sep 09, 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 Kiosk
Wed, Sep 10, 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 11, 2:00 pm

Episodes 2 & 3. (106 min.)

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

Preregister.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Movie Specials
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

Preregister.
Tertulia Literaria
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

martes, 16 de septiembre (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Infatuations) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Los enamoramientos" de Javier Marías. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.
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

Preregister.
¡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.)

Preregister.
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.)

Preregister.