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Acreage Branch
Superhero Cinema & Craft
Mon, Jul 06, 2:30 pm
"Thor the Dark World."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(112 min.)
Enjoy an out-of-this world afternoon constructing a superhero craft while watching your favorite heroes save the planet.
Preregister.
PG-13
Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Jul 07, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Jul 11, 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.)
Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Jul 14, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
Superhero Trivia
Tue, Jul 14, 6:30 pm
Test your knowledge of superheros by playing a stimulating game of trivia. Form a team or compete alone. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. All ages .
(90 min.) Preregister.
"Star Wars" Spectacular: Feel the Force
Wed, Jul 15, 6:30 pm
Immerse yourself in the "Star Wars" universe and take home a craft or two inspired by the epic saga. Ages 6 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Board Game Day
Sat, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages .
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Superhero Cinema & Craft
Mon, Jul 20, 2:30 pm
"Iron Man 3."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(131 min.)
Enjoy an out-of-this world afternoon constructing a superhero craft while watching your favorite heroes save the planet.
Preregister.
PG-13
The Food-Mood Connection
Tue, Jul 21, 6:00 pm
Ada Medina-Solorzano of the Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County discusses how the food you eat affects your body and your brain.
(90 min.) Preregister.
"Serial" Podcast: Listen & Discuss
Wed, Jul 22, 6:30 pm
Episode 1: The Alibi.
"Serial," a popular podcast from the creators of the weekly public radio show "This American Life," depicts a true story in multiple episodes. Throughout July and August, we will listen to the episodes and then discuss the evidence presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Comic Book Night: "X-Men" Edition
Thu, Jul 23, 7:00 pm
Comic book fans unite and chat about your favorite heroes and villains. This month, the group will focus on "X-Men." Enjoy pizza provided by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Cinema & Craft
Mon, Jul 27, 2:30 pm
"Captain America the Winter Soldier."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(136 min.)
Enjoy an out-of-this world afternoon constructing a superhero craft while watching your favorite heroes save the planet.
Preregister.
PG-13
Chess Club
Mon, Jul 27, 6:30 pm
All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
"Serial" Podcast: Listen & Discuss
Wed, Jul 29, 6:30 pm
Episode 2: The Breakup. Episode 3: Leakin Park.
"Serial," a popular podcast from the creators of the weekly public radio show "This American Life," depicts a true story in multiple episodes. Throughout July and August, we will listen to the episodes and then discuss the evidence presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Card Gamers Club
Wed, Jul 29, 7:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages .
(90 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Preserving Your Memories: Digitizing & Editing Your Photos
Sat, Jul 18, 10:30 am
Do you have old photos that you want to save? How about new photos that need to be edited? Learn how to scan, save and edit your old/new photos with the library scanner and a free online program called PIXLR. Must bring a few photos to practice with and you will need a USB/Flash drive. If you do not have one, the library sells them for $5.00. Limit 10.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Mon, Jul 06, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Jul 08, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Midweek Movie Matinee
Wed, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
"Ride Along."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(100 min.)
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG-13
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Jul 15, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Midweek Movie Matinee
Wed, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
"Into the Storm."
©‎New Line Cinema.
(89 min.)
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG-13
Soul Line Dancing
Sat, Jul 18, 10:30 am
If you know how to do the Wobble and Electric Slide, then this is for you. Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. All ages .
(90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Mon, Jul 20, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Jul 22, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Midweek Movie Matinee
Wed, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
"Expendables 3."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(126 min.)
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG-13
Adult Book Discussion: Escape the Ordinary
Sat, Jul 25, 12:00 pm
Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion of "The Shack," by William P. Young.
(90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Mon, Jul 27, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Getting Crafty: Paint and Take
Mon, Jul 27, 5:00 pm
Paint and decorate a wooden tray. Use it for a jewelry holder, kitchen decoration or coaster. Let your imagination run wild.
(90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Jul 29, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jul 01.
Gardens Branch
Writing Your Memoirs
Tue, Jul 07, 1:30 pm
Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest.
(75 min.) Preregister.
Classic Cinema
Wed, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
"To Kill A Mockingbird." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.) Watch and discuss this award-winning film based on the book by Harper Lee, prior to the release of the author's second novel, the sequel "Go Set a Watchman."
(2.5 hr.) Preregister.
Not rated.
The Great Courses­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Thu, Jul 09, 2:30 pm
Lecture 13: Cave of Crystals - Exquisite Caves. Lecture 14: Great Blue Hole - Coastal Symmetry in Sinkholes. Lecture 15: Ha Long Bay - Dramatic Karst Landscapes.
This DVD lecture series takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Tutor.com
Tue, Jul 14, 10:30 am
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, college introduction, adult learners and more.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion
Wed, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Join facilitator Donna Gruber Adair for a discussion of the best-selling novel "Big Stone Gap," by Adriana Trigiani. Sign up and pick up a copy of the book at the information desk.
(90 min.)
Socrates Café
Wed, Jul 15, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics.
(90 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Thu, Jul 16, 2:30 pm
Lecture 16: Bryce Canyon - Creative Carvings of Erosion. Lecture 17: Uluru/Ayers Rock - Sacred Nature of Rocks. Lecture 18: Devils Tower - Igneous Enigmas.
This DVD lecture series takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Music of our Great American Heroes
Wed, Jul 22, 2:30 pm
Join us for a swinging jazz concert put on by the Sid Parker Quartet commemorating the golden age of Jazz Music. You’ll hear lively performances from such famous artists as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and others. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Thu, Jul 23, 2:30 pm
Lecture 19: Antarctica - A World of Ice. Lecture 20: Columbia Glacier - Unusual Glacier Cycles. Lecture 21: Fiordland National Park - Majestic Fjords.
This DVD lecture series takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Jul 29, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device.
(30 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jul 30, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Thu, Jul 30, 2:30 pm
Lecture 22: Rock of Gibraltar - Catastrophic Floods. Lecture 23: Bay of Fundy - Inexorable Cycle of Tides. Lecture 24: Hawaii - Volcanic Island Beauty.
This DVD lecture series takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Glades Road Branch
Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Jul 06, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jul 07, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
Hooked on Crochet
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels welcome.
(90 min.) Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jul 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.)
Myrna Goldberger: Jewish Spies
Mon, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
In this one-woman performance, Myrna Goldberger will discuss and review some of the most famous Jewish spies. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
Movie
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
"To Kill A Mockingbird." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.)
Not rated.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jul 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.)
Book Discussion
Fri, Jul 17, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Jul 20, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Great Presidents
Mon, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
Lecture 17: Abraham Lincoln - Frontier Politician. Lecture 18: Abraham Lincoln - The First Republican President. Lecture 19: Abraham Lincoln - Wartime Leader.
This DVD lecture series examines the lives, achievements and legacies of some of our greatest presidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
New Movie
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
"The Judge." ©Warner Bros. (142 min.)
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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jul 23, 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.)
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Great Presidents
Mon, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Lecture 21: Theodore Roosevelt - Patrician Reformer. Lecture 22: Theodore Roosevelt - The Cowboy as President. Lecture 23: Theodore Roosevelt - Progressive Dynamo.
This DVD lecture series examines the lives, achievements and legacies of some of our greatest presidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Ancestry.com
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch
Book & Film Discussion
Thu, Jul 09, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 7/16 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
July recognizes both Canada Day, Jul 01, and America's Independence Day, Jul 04. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of American author Annie Proulx's novel, "The Shipping News" about one man's return to his ancestral home in coastal Newfoundland, Canada after his marriage ends.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Mon, Jul 13, 2:30 pm
In this DVD series, learn meditative practices that can lead to enhanced awareness, self mastery, and lasting happiness. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 13: Insight - Clearing the Mind. Lecture 14: Wisdom - Seeing the World as It Is.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book & Film Discussion
Thu, Jul 16, 1:30 pm
"The Shipping News."
©‎Miramax.
(111 min.)
Film viewing & discussion.
July recognizes both Canada Day, Jul 01, and America's Independence Day, Jul 04. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of American author Annie Proulx's novel, "The Shipping News" about one man's return to his ancestral home in coastal Newfoundland, Canada after his marriage ends.
Preregister.
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Movie Matinee
Sat, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
"1776." ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (141 min.) In recognition of Independence Day!
Preregister.
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eBay Basics
Mon, Jul 20, 2:30 pm
Curious about online selling? Learn how you can open an eBay seller account, create and monitor listings, set prices and complete transactions in this lecture/demonstration. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, as well as packing and shipping inventory.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Art for Adults: Understanding Watercolor
Tue, Jul 21, 5:30 pm
Learn the basics of watercolor and its many applications. This lesson will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students. Presented by Center4Arts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Limit 25.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Buying a Computer Can Be Confusing: Learn What Is Important!
Tue, Jul 28, 6:00 pm
Alexandra Hricik, Palm Beach County Library System Computer Specialist, will provide you with the necessary information when purchasing a computer.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Jul 06, 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, Jul 07, 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, Jul 07, 3:30 pm
CANCELLED
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, Jul 08, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Chinese Language and Culture
Wed, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Dr. Eugene Levich will teach about the Chinese culture and aspects of the Mandarin Chinese language pertaining to tourism, philosophy, restaurant menus, etc. The class will also include instruction on looking up words in a Chinese-English dictionary and writing characters with a computer. Class will meet weekly through the end of September, excluding 9/23. Limit 15.
(60 min.) Preregister. Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 29.
The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Thu, Jul 09, 3:00 pm
Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 13: Sauces - From Beurre Blanc to Béchamel. Lecture 14: Grains and Legumes - Cooking for Great Flavor.
(90 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Creative Surface Design: Collage and Décollage
Mon, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Create your own mixed media artwork using collage and décollage techniques, experimenting with different color characteristics, compositions and paper material. Supplies provided. Limit 15.
(90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 29.
Book & Film Discussion
Mon, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
"To Kill A Mockingbird." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.) Join Stacie Kiner for a book and film discussion of "To Kill A Mockingbird," by Harper Lee and the 1962 film adaptation.
(3 hr.)
Not rated.
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jul 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, Jul 14, 3:30 pm
CANCELLED
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, Jul 15, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Writers' Workshop
Wed, Jul 15, 4:00 pm
Session 6.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "Fahrenheit 451," by Ray Bradbury. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25.
(90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 29.
Medical Mondays: Oh My Aching Back
Mon, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
Dr. Stewart Eidelson, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jul 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, Jul 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, Jul 22, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Navigating the Car Buying Process
Wed, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Need to buy or lease a car? A retired car dealer, with more than 30 years experience, will offer advice on how to purchase/lease a car. Learn how to become a savvy consumer and make the best choice for your needs.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jul 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, Jul 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, Jul 29, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
Music of our Great American Heroes
Wed, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
Join us for a swinging jazz concert put on by the Sid Parker Quartet commemorating the golden age of Jazz Music. You’ll hear lively performances from such famous artists as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and others. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Tickets available, two per person, starting Wed, Jul 15.
Jupiter Branch
Color Your Way to Calmness
Sat, Jul 11, 2:30 pm
Discover why adult coloring books are taking off in a big way. Spend quiet time coloring designs copied from a wide variety of coloring books on to a wide variety of paper. Colored pencils and crayons will be provided.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Bottle Cap Art
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Join us and transform ordinary bottle caps into miniature pieces of art. Bring your own one inch round images and tiny 3D embellishments if desired. All other supplies provided. Ages 12 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Jul 14, 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.)
Understanding Your Dreams
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
Dreams provide answers about your physical health, your relationships, and your spiritual growth. Debra Joy Goldman, MS LMHC, will teach you how to remember your dreams, why you have repetitive dreams and nightmares, and how to understand the messages in your dreams. Bring a dream to share.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Comic & Cartooning Workshop
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Join us for a cartooning workshop with nationally syndicated cartoonist, Carlos Castellanos, co-creator of the popular "Baldo" comic strip. Carlos will discuss how he started his career and will guide you in your drawing techniques and create your own graphic novel or comic strip ideas. Ages 12 & up. Limit 30.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Short & Sweet Discussion Group
Sat, Jul 18, 1:00 pm
Experience the sweet satisfaction of getting from the beginning to the end of a story in one sitting. Our group will discuss short stories from some of the most influential writers of short fiction. The two stories we will talk about at our first session are "Haven" and "Corrie" from "Dear Life: Stories," by award-winning author Alice Munro. We will be meeting quarterly.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has A Story: Meet a Jupiter Police Dog and His Partner
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Come meet a Jupiter Police officer Chad Norman and his canine partner, Sherlock, a bloodhound. Learn all about how the team is formed and how the dog is raised, trained and works as a police dog. All ages .
(60 min.) Preregister.
Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Jul 28, 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.)
Lantana Road Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Jul 07, 10:00 am
Do you need assistance with your eReader or downloading an eBook? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.
(30 min.)
Balance Class
Wed, Jul 08, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. Learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Balance Class
Wed, Jul 15, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. Learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Otaku Club
Sat, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Be proud to be an anime and manga fan! Join us for anime-related fun. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00 am
Lecture 1: Young Man Lincoln. Lecture 2: Whig Meteor. Lecture 3: Lincoln, Law and Politics. Lecture 4: The Mind of Abraham Lincoln. Lecture 5: Lincoln and Slavery. Lecture 6: The Great Debates.
What made Lincoln great? What was it about him that struck those who knew him? This course explores those questions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(3 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Oil Sketch Demonstration
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Award-winning artist Renée Plevy will demonstrate how to paint a portrait by creating an oil sketch of an audience member. She will share personal anecdotes about the famous people she's painted and the New York arts scene.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Gamers Club
Tue, Jul 21, 5:00 pm
Love to play Xbox and Wii games? Play against others in a friendly competition. Bring your favorite multiplayer game to play!
(90 min.) Preregister.
Balance Class
Wed, Jul 22, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. Learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Zombie Summer Blast
Sun, Jul 26, 2:30 pm
Come take down zombies on the Xbox and in card games. Feel free to show up in zombie wear or survival gear!
(60 min.) Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian
Mon, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your eReader or downloading an eBook? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses® Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln
Tue, Jul 28, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: Lincoln and Liberty, Too. Lecture 8: The Uncertain President. Lecture 9: The Emancipation Moment. Lecture 10: Lincoln's Triumph. Lecture 11: The President's Sword. Lecture 12: The Dream of Lincoln.
What made Lincoln great? What was it about him that struck those who knew him? This course explores those questions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(3 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Chess Club
Wed, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies?
(90 min.) Preregister.
Loula V. York Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Sat, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-924-5928 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Main Library
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jul 07, 1:00 pm
Adobe Acrobat Pro.
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. Space is limited.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Introduction to the Small Business Development Center's Resources
Wed, Jul 08, 1:00 pm
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) consultant Phil Scruton covers start-ups from the "dream" stage and figuring out what's feasible. If the entrepreneurial bug has bitten and you're ready to take that leap-of-faith, this seminar will give you the confidence you need to succeed. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Your Board and Fundraising
Thu, Jul 09, 10:00 am
This workshop will help you think through the process of getting your nonprofit board involved with fundraising.
(60 min.) Preregister.
How to Conduct Business with Florida Atlantic University.
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Universities are allowed to share some of the state’s business resources. Would you like to be part of an organization that strives to support small businesses within Palm Beach County? Join us for an informative session with the expert of FAU's Purchasing Department, Anthony Montero, Associate Director. Don't miss this once-a-year session with an expert. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jul 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.
(30 min.)
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00 pm
Recording in Audacity.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Writing an Awesome Business Plan
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant at Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will show you a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jul 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.
(30 min.)
Movies at Main
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
"American Sniper." ©Warner Bros. (134 min.)
R
Sunday Domino Club
Domingo de Dominó
Sun, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
domingo, 19 de julio, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jul 21, 1:00 pm
GarageBand.
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. Space is limited.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Small Business Programs and Services with the Small Business Administration (SBA)
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Vincent Lopresti, an Area 2 Manager of the Small Business Adminsitration, will cover the topics of loan programs, online instruction, counseling, contracting assistance as well as programs offered by the Small Business Administration. Q & A will be conducted at the conclusion of the presentation. Co-sponsored by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jul 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.
(30 min.)
Gluten Free: Is It Right for Me?
Thu, Jul 23, 6:30 pm
An increasing number of “gluten-free” foods on grocery shelves and in restaurants might cause average consumers to wonder if they need to worry about gluten. Ada Medina-Solorzano from the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service will rxplain what gluten is and who needs a gluten-free diet.
(60 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jul 28, 1:00 pm
Green Screen.
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. Space is limited.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Introduction to Finding Grants
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn about finding grants, including who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jul 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.
(30 min.)
Tropical Rhythms
Ritmos Tropicales
Thu, Jul 30, 7:15 pm
jueves, 30 de julio , 7:15 pm
You'll be delighted to learn basic steps from various Latin dances like Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue and Salsa.
(60 min.) Preregister.
¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue y Salsa! Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Book Club in a Bag Explained
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Leading a Book Club or thinking about it? Does your Book Club seem a bit “disorganized” lately? Find out how the Book Club in a Bag service can help! It’s truly a “Book Club” that fits in a bag!
(60 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Fri, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Aging with Optimism - A Holistic Approach. Lecture 2: Getting and Staying Motivated.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Gems of Jazz
Thu, Jul 16, 1:00 pm
Join Floyd Brown for this entertaining and educational program featuring blues, jazz and big band music. Relish and relive personal memories when listening to the music of artists of the past; share your experiences.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: Self-Care Fundamentals. Lecture 4: Fitness Fundamentals - Choose Your Activity.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Internet Safety & Identity Theft
Thu, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
Join Deputy Sheriff Shawn Mancino for a two-part presentation on Internet safety and identity theft. Internet safety is about keeping personal information secure on a home computer or mobile device. Identity Theft focuses on keeping personal information safe and what to do if your identity has been stolen.
(60 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Fri, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Fitness beyond the Gym - Active Daily Living. Lecture 6: It’s Not Just Physical - Mindful Fitness.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Action Movie Matinee
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
"The Expendables 3." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (126 min.)
Preregister.
PG-13
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Fri, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
Lecture 7: Motivation - Goals and Willpower. Lecture 8: Friends, Fitness and Social Support.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Carrier Owl Gift Boxes
Tue, Jul 07, 2:15 pm
Maybe you haven’t gone to Hogwarts, but you can still send your secret messages and gifts by carrier owl. Join us as we make gift boxes disguised as little owls. They’re so cute, you might just want to keep it for yourself. I think I’ll name mine Dewey! Supplies provided. Ages 16 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Have You Heard? Deaf & Hearing Resources
Thu, Jul 09, 11:00 am
Staff from the Deaf & Hearing Resources of Palm Beach County will host an informative presentation on better hearing and provide individual hearing screenings. Through their partnership with Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. they will distribute high-quality, specialized phones and accessories to qualifying, permanent Florida residents, with a certified hearing loss or speech impairment. Bring proof of residency to apply.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Writer's Therapy
Mon, Jul 13, 10:00 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
T.T.C. to the Rescue!
Tue, Jul 14, 6:00 pm
Google Drive: Learn about cloud computing so that you have access to your documents no matter where you are.
Our Teen Tech Crew volunteers with Librarian Carly will guide you through the basics of social media. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Carrier Owl Postcards
Thu, Jul 16, 10:00 am
A source of creativity and relaxation, adults everywhere are rediscovering coloring. Join us while we color and create carrier owl postcards for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Whoo knows, maybe some of your worries will just be carried away. Ages 16 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
The Craft of Writing: Publishing Tips
Sat, Jul 18, 10:00 am
Join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they lead a discussion on tips for publishing, covering how to break into print, getting started as a freelance writer, and ways to approach agents and publishers. Bring pen and paper, and anticipate opportunities for audience participation.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Art for Adults: Basic Pastels
Tue, Jul 21, 2:15 pm
Learn the basics of pastels and their many uses. The instruction is one-on-one and will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Limit 25.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Jul 25, 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.) Preregister.
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Do you need one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to reserve time with library staff for a hands-on session tailored just for you. Various dates and times available.
(30 min.)
Writer's Therapy
Tue, Jul 28, 5:30 pm
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
T.T.C. to the Rescue!
Tue, Jul 28, 6:00 pm
Have you missed any of our earlier sessions? Have any lingering questions about social media networks?
Our Teen Tech Crew volunteers with Librarian Carly will guide you through the basics of social media. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Book Discussion
Wed, Jul 29, 6:00 pm
Join us for a spellbinding discussion of Susanna Clarke’s remarkable debut novel, "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell." This novel was recently adapted into a miniseries by BBC One. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Royal Feature Film
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
"Into the Storm." ©New Line Cinema. (89 min.)
PG-13
Wellington Branch
Scrabble for Adults
Thu, Jul 09, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Mon, Jul 13, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
(60 min.)
Zumba® Gold
Tue, Jul 14, 6:30 pm
Join the party in this Latin inspired, dance fitness class where we mix fun moves and rhythms to burn calories. Suitable for active, older adults and beginners. Don't forget your towel and water.
(60 min.) Preregister.
DIY Mason Jar Glittered Votive Lamps
Thu, Jul 16, 6:30 pm
These glitter votive lamps are as pretty unlit as they are lit. Easy to make, they are perfect for a warm alfresco dinner place setting, or to add a little sparkle to your mantle display. Supplies provided.
(60 min.) Preregister.
FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Wed, Jul 22, 6:30 pm
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Financing a Small Buisness
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
It’s not always easy, but financing a small business is possible. Small Business Development Center consultant and serial entrepreneur, Ted Kramer, covers financing from the traditional to the exotic. Come with an open mind and leave with ideas to make your small business dream a reality.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Thu, Jul 30, 7:00 pm
Lecture 1: The New Testament - An Overview. Lecture 2: Paul - Our Earliest Christian Author. Lecture 3: The Pauline Epistles.
This DVD series will review the when, how and why the New Testament Canon of the Bible was written and who actually authored the books. Learn how they were passed forward through history, as well as, why and how some books, and not others, came to be collected into the canon of scripture. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
West Boca Branch
Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Please join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an overview of Medicare as well as a description of Medicare Advantage Plans and what the plans offer above and beyond Original Medicare coverage.
(90 min.)
Lean In Circle
Wed, Jul 08, 6:45 pm
The Boca Raton Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. New members are welcome.
(2 hr.)
21st Century Musical Film Festival
Thu, Jul 09, 1:00 pm
"Hairspray."
©‎New Line Cinema.
(117 min.)
View a variety of musicals appealing to modern tastes!
PG
Cooking the Books
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Read "The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook, 2001-2015," by the editors of America's Test Kitchen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk.
(60 min.)
Let's Play Scrabble!
Wed, Jul 15, 1:00 pm
Join with your neighbors to play this classic word game for fun, following the official Scrabble rules.
(2.5 hr.)
21st Century Musical Film Festival
Thu, Jul 16, 1:00 pm
"Burlesque."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(119 min.)
View a variety of musicals appealing to modern tastes!
PG-13
Crafternoon: DIY Bookmarks
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Design and decorate a variety of unique bookmarks to use in all your favorite summer reads. (60 min.)
21st Century Musical Film Festival
Thu, Jul 23, 1:00 pm
"The Sound of Music Live."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(180 min.)
View a variety of musicals appealing to modern tastes!
Not rated.
Trivia Contest!
Sun, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)
Pre-Pub Book Club
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. Read new fiction and non-fiction books 2-3 months before publication! (60 min.)
Summer Reading Program Book Discussion: Graphic Novel Memoirs
Wed, Jul 29, 10:30 am
Read one or more of the selected titles that focus on individuals overcoming childhood adversities to become the heroes of their own stories. Select from the books available at the information desk.
(60 min.)
21st Century Musical Film Festival
Thu, Jul 30, 1:00 pm
"The Phantom of the Opera."
©‎Warner Bros.
(143 min.)
View a variety of musicals appealing to modern tastes!
PG-13
West Boynton Branch
The Great Courses® Classical Mythology
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Lecture 13: Humans, Heroes and Half-Gods. Lecture 14: Theseus and the "Test-and-Quest" Myth. Lecture 15: From Myth to History and Back Again.
This set of twelve lectures introduces viewers to some of the heroes, monsters and gods of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 08, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Delight in this quirky novel "A Man Called Ove," by Frederik Backman about a grumpy yet lovable man. Underneath his cranky exterior is a story of sadness. This discussion is staff-led.
(60 min.)
The Great Courses® Classical Mythology
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Lecture 16: The Greatest Hero of All. Lecture 17: The Trojan War. Lecture 18: The Terrible House of Atreus.
This set of twelve lectures introduces viewers to some of the heroes, monsters and gods of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Jul 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.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 15, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: One-on-One Assistance In Creole and French
Asistans pèsonèl an Kreyòl/Individuelle Assistance en Français
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00 am
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon CV (Resume), ranpli epi voye aplikasyon travay sou Internet, oswa chache yon liv? Bezwen èd pou itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk Palm Beach la pou ou aprann Anglè gratis, oswa chache travay? Pran yon randevou ak yon bibliyotekè ki pale Kreyòl pou ede ou.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Vous voulez apprendre à naviguer le web, créer un document sur Microsoft, insérer une pièce jointe, envoyer et recevoir un e-mail. Apprendre à utiliser les ressources numériques de la médiathèque, accéder votre compte lecteur en ligne, prolonger les prêts en cours. Prenez rendez-vous avec un bibliothécaire pour des séances d'une demi-heure de formation personnalisée et adaptées à vos besoins.
(30 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® Classical Mythology
Tue, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Lecture 19: Blood Vengeance, Justice and the Furies. Lecture 20: The Tragedies of King Oedipus. Lecture 21: Monstrous Females and Female Monsters.
This set of twelve lectures introduces viewers to some of the heroes, monsters and gods of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 22, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Jaffe Center for Book Arts World Tour
Thu, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
FAU’s Jaffe Center for Book Arts changes the way you look at books! Director John Cutrone presents one-of-a-kind and limited edition artists’ books from the JCBA collection. Enjoy this entertaining, educational program and create a simple folded book of your own.
(90 min.) Preregister.
The Great Courses® Classical Mythology
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Lecture 22: Roman Founders, Roman Fables. Lecture 23: "Gods Are Useful." Lecture 24: From Ovid to the Stars.
This set of twelve lectures introduces viewers to some of the heroes, monsters and gods of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 29, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: One-on-One Assistance In Creole and French
Asistans pèsonèl an Kreyòl/Individuelle Assistance en Français
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Mardi, 21 Juillet
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon CV (Resume), ranpli epi voye aplikasyon travay sou Internet, oswa chache yon liv? Bezwen èd pou itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk Palm Beach la pou ou aprann Anglè gratis, oswa chache travay? Pran yon randevou ak yon bibliyotekè ki pale Kreyòl pou ede ou.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Vous voulez apprendre à naviguer le web, créer un document sur Microsoft, insérer une pièce jointe, envoyer et recevoir un e-mail. Apprendre à utiliser les ressources numériques de la médiathèque, accéder votre compte lecteur en ligne, prolonger les prêts en cours. Prenez rendez-vous avec un bibliothécaire pour des séances d'une demi-heure de formation personnalisée et adaptées à vos besoins.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Super Foods: Eat to Stay Healthy
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Reduce the risk of certain diseases and increase overall health. Ada Medina-Solórzano, PBC Cooperative Extension Service, discusses foods that can provide additional health benefits to you when regularly consumed along with a variety of other foods.
(60 min.) Preregister.