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Acreage Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Winter is Coming: A "Game of Thrones" Crafting Adventure
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 pm

Get ready for the next season of "Game of Thrones" by crafting a personalized character Cubeecraft™ and house sigil popcorn container. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

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

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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Thu, Apr 09, 7:00 pm
The Basics.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Apr 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.)

Breast Cancer Awareness
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Monthly Matinee
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm
"Life is Beautiful."
©Miramax. (110 min.) Holocaust Remembrance Day. PG-13

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National Poetry Month: Cut-Up Technique Poetry
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00 pm
Haiku.

Cut-up and reassemble existing text into personal pieces of spontaneous, original poetry. Return for a second session and add a twist to the traditional Japanese haiku poetry form with your newly learned technique. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

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

Florida Trivia
Thu, Apr 23, 7:00 pm

Ponce de Leon discovered Florida in the spring of 1513. Test your knowledge of Florida’s history, geography, culture and other categories in a game of trivia. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

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Board Game Day
Sat, Apr 25, 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.)

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Monthly Matinee
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Hamlet."
©Warner Bros. (135 min.) Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! PG

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Card Gamers Club
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 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.)

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Chess Club
Thu, Apr 30, 7:00 pm

All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning and practicing the game of kings. Ages 6 & up.

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Belle Glade Branch
English Exchange
Thu, Apr 02, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Apr 09, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Sexual Assault Awareness
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.

English Exchange
Thu, Apr 23, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Apr 30, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Mon, Apr 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. (45 min.)

Home Buyers Workshop
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 am

LaSandra Highsmith, housing intake specialist from the City of Belle Glade, will be presenting a home buyers workshop on the Revolving Loan Fund Program (RLFP).

Get Crafty: Vases
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

Turn old wine bottles into vases or centerpieces. Limited supplies provided.

Adult Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
Sat, Apr 18, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion of, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou. Light refreshments provided.

Movie Matinee
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"No Good Deed."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (84 min.) PG-13

Get Crafty: Vases
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30 pm

Turn old wine bottles into vases or centerpieces. Limited supplies provided.

Gardens Branch
Writers LIVE! Presents: Bob Shacochis
Thu, Apr 02, 6:30 pm

This acclaimed novelist, short story writer, and literary journalist will discuss his latest novel, “The Woman Who Lost Her Soul.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

AARP Tax Help
Fri, Apr 03, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Tue, Apr 07, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00 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.)

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After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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Meet the Author: Lou Berney
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00 pm

Edgar Award nominated author, Lou Berney will discuss his latest book "The Long and Faraway Gone, " an evocative crime novel of two unsolved cold cases and the survivors left behind. Mr. Berney's short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Ploughshares and the Pushcart Anthology. He has written feature screenplays and television pilots, and is also a Professor in the Film Department at the University of Oklahoma. (60 min.)

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Thu, Apr 09, 6:00 pm
The Killing Fields

©Warner Bros. (141 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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AARP Tax Help
Fri, Apr 10, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Sunday Cinema
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly."

©Miramax. (111 min.) PG-13

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm
Good Morning Vietnam

©Walt Disney Pictures. (119 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Tue, Apr 14, 10:30 am
Career Transitions. Use this online database to create résumés, search for jobs, and find interview tips.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Tue, Apr 14, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Apr 14, 1:30 pm

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

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"Read Local" Author Forum
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County. (90 min.)

Socrates Café
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30 pm

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

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What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30 am
Consumer Reports. Learn to use Consumer Reports to find product ratings and reviews.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan, a New York Times Editors Choice and best-selling novel. The book combines elements of fantasy, mystery and adventure while examining the conflict and transition between electronic media and print. Sign up and check out the book at the information desk. (90 min.)

The Art of Healthy French Cooking
Tue, Apr 21, 2:30 pm

French chef Brigitte Cox will talk about preparing nutritious gourmet meals. Brigitte is a Cordon Bleu chef, as well as a trained nutritionist. She has extensive experience incorporating holistic health practices into her meal preparation from her work at fine restaurants and as a private chef. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Apr 22, 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.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Apr 22, 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.)

Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

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Your Place in Space and Time
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30 pm

Ted Sarko, Vice President of the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, will present a slide program about our solar system and universe and discuss our relationship to space and time. (60 min.)

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"When Jews Were Funny"
Wed, Apr 29, 2:30 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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What Is It & How Can It Help Me?
Thu, Apr 30, 10:30 am
Transparent Language Online. Learn a second, or third, language using this simple and fun language learning service.

Prerequisite: Mousing skills. (60 min.)

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Ikebana Flower Arranging
Thu, Apr 30, 2:30 pm

Learn the basic art of Japanese flower arranging and create your own unique ikebana arrangement with real flowers and greenery. Limit 20. (90 min.)

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Glades Road Branch
Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Apr 07, 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.)

Hooked on Crochet
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

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

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 08, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Apr 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.)

After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Apr 14, 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.)

Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. Learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 15, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Apr 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.)

Mindful Meditation
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

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

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Book Discussion
Fri, Apr 17, 11:00 am

We will be discussing "Night," by Elie Wiesel. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk. (60 min.)

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

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

New Movie
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
"Unbroken."

©Universal Pictures. (137 min.) PG-13

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Apr 21, 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.)

English Exchange
Wed, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Apr 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.)

English Exchange
Wed, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Apr 30, 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.)

Introduction to Ancestry.com
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com. (60 min.)

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Greenacres Branch
English Exchange
Tue, Apr 07, 1:00 pm

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

Book & Film Discussion
Thu, Apr 09, 1:30 pm

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness - An Introduction to Meditation
Mon, Apr 13, 2:30 pm

Our DVD series on meditation continues. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 7: Problems-Stepping-Stones to Mindfulness. Lecture 8: Body-Attending to Our Physical Natures.

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English Exchange
Tue, Apr 14, 1:00 pm

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

Alternative Forms of Funding
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant for the SBDC, will speak about the issues facing new and existing, small and medium sized businesses, and will discuss options to fund your business. (90 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Thu, Apr 16, 1:30 pm

"Bright Star." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) To celebrate National Poetry Month, join in a light discussion of the poetry of John Keats and explore the lasting appeal of poetry from classic to modern. Return on 4/16 to watch the film depicting the tragic love story of the poet and his true love Fanny Brawne. PG

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Movie Matinee
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
"Anger Management."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (106 min.) PG-13

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Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. Learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Tue, Apr 21, 1:00 pm

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

Meditation for Relaxation
Thu, Apr 23, 2:30 pm

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

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English Exchange
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm

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

Family Game Night
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00 pm

Join us for Family Game Night – we will supply the board games, or bring one to share with a fellow gamer. (90 min.)

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Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Thu, Apr 02, 11:00 am
Lecture 8: Braising and Stewing-Combination Cooking. Lecture 9: Grilling and Broiling-Dry-Heat Cooking Without Fat.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Create personalized scrapbook albums out of binders. Bring your own scrapbook or three-ring binder, photographs, mementos, and creativity to decorate pages to fill your album. Some embellishments and supplies provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister beginning Mon, Mar 23.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Apr 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, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Apr 07, 3:30 pm

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

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Apr 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.)

Practical Mindfulness
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm

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

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Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 am

Andrew Kane, author of “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale,” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," will be speaking about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction. “The Night, The Day” is about a psychologist who discovers one of his patients is a Nazi war criminal, and the woman he's fallen in love with is really an Israeli Mossad agent on the Nazi's trail. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Wed, Apr 01. (60 min.)

Period Pieces in Film
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
"Impromptu."

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (107 min.) Enjoy the second film in our series of period pieces as we view and discuss the British romantic drama, set in the 19th Century with its truly stellar cast. (3 hr.) PG-13

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread “Anne of Green Gables," by L. M. Montgomery and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. Pick up a copy of the book from the check out desk beginning Wed, Apr 01. (75 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Apr 14, 3:30 pm

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

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Apr 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.)

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Shipping News," by E. Annie Proulx. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Mar 30.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: Lisa Scottoline & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Best-selling novelist and author of "Betrayed," Lisa Scottline, hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill, syndicated mystery fiction reviewer, moderates. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Session 1.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Apr 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, Apr 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.)

Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

Preregister.
Writers' Workshop
Wed, Apr 22, 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, Jan 26.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

A play by Celeste Raspanti and performed by the Acting Up Players. A Jewish child passes through Terezin, a former military garrison set up as a ghetto between 1942-1945. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, Apr 13.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Mon, Apr 27, 11:00 am
Lecture 17: Soups from around the World. Lecture 18: From Fettuccine to Orecchiette - Fresh and Dry Pastas.

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Earth Day Magazine Bowls
Mon, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Session 2.

Recycle old magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregistration for this two session program begins Mon, Mar 30.

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Apr 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, Apr 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.)

Breast Cancer Awareness
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Connecting With Your Inner Self
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Maisie Ross, a Certified Family Life Educator from Palm Beach County Extension Service, leads a discussion about topics such as fears, aging, changing obstacles into opportunities, dealing with problems optimistically, and appreciating where you are in life. (90 min.)

Jupiter Branch
Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Rescue Dawn

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (126 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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Vietnam War Film Festival
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm
Born on the 4th of July

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) View a selection of films commemorating the Vietnam War.

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Off Beat Book Discussion
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself. This month's selection is "Prayers for the Stolen," by Jennifer Clement. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Apr 07, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? 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.)

The Lost History of Captain Charles H. Coe
Thu, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

Learn about Captain Coe's life and times in Florida, presented by his great grandson Andrew Foster. Captain Charles Coe, author of "Red Patriots: The Story of the Seminoles," published his book in 1898. It was used as a tool to help fight for Seminole land rights. He spent over 40 years as an amateur archaeologist exploring Florida. (60 min.)

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Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Episode 1: How Your Brain Works Episode 2: How Your Brain Changes

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: How Your Brain Works. Lecture 2: How Your Brain Changes.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Breast Cancer Awareness
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Tue, Apr 14, 6:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Thu, Apr 16, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that allow you to explore different parts of the world? Then this discussion group is for you. Join Danielle to discuss the selected book and find yourself transported! This month the group will be discussing "Walking Home: A Poet's Journey," by Simon Armitage. Limit 15. (90 min.)

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Closing Your Florida Home
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (75 min.)

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A Musical Journey Through Florida
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Musician and story-teller Chris Kahl will present a folk-style all-ages musical performance that highlights aspects of Florida history through songs and storytelling. The presentation will feature original songs covering a wealth of historical events, characters, and folklore, preceded by in-depth storytelling of the topic being described. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain. Lecture 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Episode 3: Care and Feeding of the Brain Episode 4: Creativity and the Playful Brain

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Apr 21, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? 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.)

Writing a Business Plan the Easy Way
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

This seminar provides 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. Presented by the Small Business Development Center. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Join book facilitator Donna Adair to discuss this month's book selection, "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Sherlock Holmes Bingo
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"Sherlock Holmes."

©Warner Bros. (128 min.) The game is afoot! Join fellow Sherlockians in watching a movie and playing bingo. Elementary fun and prizes. (2 ½ hr.) PG-13

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Focusing Your Attention. Lecture 6: Enhancing Your Memory.

Enjoy this DVD lecture on how your brain works, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
Sun, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Episode 5: Focusing Your Attention Episode 6: Enhancing Your Memory

DVD lecture on how your brain works, how it changes, and what you can do to increase the power of your brain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Trivia Night
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00 pm

Bring your friends or join an existing teams of 2-6 players. Answer general knowledge trivia questions and compete to win a prize. (90 min.)

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Lantana Road Branch
English Exchange
Wed, Apr 01, 6:30 pm

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

Effective Stress Reduction
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Author Larry Duboff presents ways that stress reduction can have a positive impact on improving an individual's health, performance at work, and level of happiness. (60 min.)

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FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Thu, Apr 02, 6:00 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.)

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eBook Assistance
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

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Executive Action on Immigration
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the recent Executive Immigration Actions and how to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: The Science of Judaism. Lecture 8: Heinrich Graetz—Jewish Historian. Lecture 9: Abraham Geiger—The Shaping of Reform Judaism. Lecture 10: The Neo-Orthodoxy of Samson Raphael Hirsch. Lecture 11: Zecharias Frankel and Conservative Judaism. Lecture 12: Samuel David Luzzatto—Judaism and Atticism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

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

Know Your Rights: Fair Housing
Thu, Apr 09, 5:30 pm

Celebrate Fair Housing Month with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. This workshop on the Fair Housing Act will cover your rights as a homeowner when facing foreclosure. Legal Aid attorneys and staff will discuss fair housing discrimination, landlord tenant law, foreclosure defense, and loan modifications. (90 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Job Help Center
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 am

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

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluaciòn del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Tue, Apr 14, 3:00 pm

Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff, from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, for a free screening of your child. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. martes, 14 de abril, 3:00 pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? Una evaluación preliminar será ofrecida libre de costo por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University, Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00 am
Lecture 13: Zionism's Answer to the Jewish Problem. Lecture 14: Three Zionist Visions. Lecture 15: The Jewish Adventure with Socialism. Lecture 16: Hermann Cohen's Religion of Reason. Lecture 17: Leo Baeck's Mystery and Commandment. Lecture 18: Martin Buber's Religious Existentialism.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Naturalization
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview on the naturalization process, how to apply for it, and the general eligibility requirements. Study materials will be provided. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30 pm

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

eBook Assistance
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Learn how to borrow the library's eBooks with your compatible eReader, tablet, mobile device or laptop. (30 min.)

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After Liberation: Surviving Jews Make the Long Way Home
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) with this multimedia program exploring the sorrow and the joy of survival featuring members of local Holocaust survivor communities and Next Generations Oral History Project. Presented by FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Lecture 19: Jewish Law—Martin Buber vs. Franz Rosenzweig. Lecture 20: Mordecai Kaplan and American Judaism. Lecture 21: Abraham Heschel—Mystic and Social Activist. Lecture 22: Theological Responses to the Nazi Holocaust. Lecture 23: Feminist Jewish Theology. Lecture 24: Current Trends in Jewish Thought.

The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with difficult challenges. This DVD lecture series presents the varying ways in which a small group of thinkers has attempted to answer these challenges. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

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

eBay Basics
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Join Tim Yates, Palm Beach County Library System's Technology Instructor, in learning eBay basics. This lecture will demonstrate how you can open an eBay seller account, create listings, set prices, monitor listings, and complete transactions. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, and packing and shipping inventory. (60 min.)

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Job Help Center
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 am

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

Chess Club
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? All ages. (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Apr 29, 6:30 pm

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

Loula V. York Branch
English Exchange
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 20, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 27, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

Main Library
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

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

Staying Safe Online
Tue, Apr 07, 9:00 am

Presented by Deputy Sheriff Shawn Mancino, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit. Learn how to protect yourself online in a twenty-first century world. Topics will include email scams, staying safe while shopping online, and tips for protecting your identity. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Apr 07, 1:00 pm
Digital Camcorder.

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.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Shred it and Forget it!
Tue, Apr 07, 5:30 pm

Shred your unwanted documents for free! In celebration of Money Smart Month, visit the shredding truck in the parking lot. Please note, this event is for individual personal documents, some limits may apply. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 pm

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

Sexual Assault Awareness
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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CANCELLED - Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation
Wed, Apr 08, 6:30 pm

Do you want to present your small claim case to the judge without hiring a lawyer? A small claim is a legal dispute which is valued at $5,000.00 or less. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Apr 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.)

Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 12 de abril, 2:00 pm ¿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. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 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.)

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Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 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.) ¿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. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Apr 14, 1:00 pm
Using a 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.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Tue, Apr 14, 6:30 pm

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

Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Apr 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.)

The Diseases Bones Reveal and the Stories They Hide
Thu, Apr 16, 7:00 pm

With the appropriate context, human skeletal remains offer us direct lines of evidence into the past, revealing people's diets, migration patterns, social identity, and much more. In this talk, we will come face-to-face with past people’s diseases, specifically in South American antiquity. Mr. Chamoun will look at how these diseases impacted how people were treated in the past and what this can say about how they understood themselves and others. (75 min.)

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Movies at Main
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
"The Theory of Everything."

©Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13

Let Clutter Go!
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Kathy Andio, a professional organizer, will offer you practical decluttering and organizational tips. She'll provide you with the support and inspiration you need to stop procrastinating and begin the job of letting go of clutter! (60 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Mon, Apr 20, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month with award-winning poet Stacie Kiner as she critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry. (60 min.)

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Breast Cancer Awareness
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Bids and Business in Palm Beach County - Roadmap to Success
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Angie Whitaker, Small Business Development Specialist II, from the Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) of Palm Beach County, will cover the registration process, as well as providing a responsive/responsible bid. Remember to bring your business cards to the session for a special drawing! (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Apr 21, 1:00 pm
Lynda.com.

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.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

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

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

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

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Small Business 101: Current Issues Facing Small and New Businesses
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Ted Kramer, Certified Business Analyst at Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will speak about the issues facing small and new businesses. He will discuss options to fund your business, selection of entities, government regulation, writing and using a business plan and lots more. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Apr 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.)

CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Apr 28, 1:00 pm
Using a 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. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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

martes, 07 de abril/ martes, 14 de abril / martes, 21 de abril/ martes, 28 de abril ¿Desea aprender còmo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30 pm

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

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm
Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales): Bachata
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm

Martes, 21 y 28 de abril, 7:15 pm You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Crafternoon: Thrilling Quilling
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

Explore the ancient art of paper quilling by learning how to roll, loop and curl strips to create beautiful floral designs. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Apr 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.)

Sunday Domino Club
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 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.) ¿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. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, May 19, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 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.) ¿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. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm
Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Monday Movie Matinee
Mon, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
"The Money Pit."
©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) PG

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English Exchange
Mon, Apr 06, 6:00 pm

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

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00 pm

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

Homeless Help
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Are you homeless or know someone who is? Join Michelle Howell-Phillips from the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County as she offers helpful advice and local resources. (60 min.)

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Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary -- Online for Free!
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm

Need help with your car purchase and/or auto repair? Not sure how to navigate choosing a car? Our Business Librarian, Susan Berger, will demonstrate how Consumer Reports online can help you with everything from car pricing, trading in your car, and closing the deal after the sale. The ChiltonLibrary database will help you access repair, maintenance and service information. Learn how to access Consumer Reports and ChiltonLibrary by using your library card - it’s free and accessible. (90 min.)

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Monday Movie Matinee
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
"The Debt."
©Focus Features. (113 min.) R

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English Exchange
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Wed, Apr 22, 1:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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When Jews Were Funny
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00 pm

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

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Writer’s Therapy
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 am

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2 hr.)

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Introduction to Scrapbooking
Thu, Apr 09, 2:15 pm

Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a scrapbook page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we will provide the rest. (90 min.)

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Sexual Assault Awareness
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

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Melt and Pour Soap Making
Thu, Apr 16, 2:15 pm

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

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The Craft of Writing
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 am

Love to write, but are a little vague as to what elements make up a good story? Join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they continue their workshop series on developing writing skills with “Character Development: Taking the character from paper to flesh.” Bring pen and paper and anticipate opportunities for audience participation. (60 min.)

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Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Apr 18, 2:15 pm

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

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Buying a Computer Can Be Confusing: Learn What Is Important!
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 am

Alexandra Hricik, Palm Beach County Library System Computer Specialist, will provide you with a plan of action for purchasing a computer, she will break down the process into easy steps, and teach you the important terms and concepts you will run into along the way. Some computer experience is necessary. (90 min.)

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Writer's Therapy
Tue, Apr 21, 5:30 pm

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2 hr.)

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Credit & Debt Management
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 am

Discover the signs of out-of-control debt, the real cost of credit, and what you can do about it, with Maisielin Ross from PBC Extension Service. (60 min.)

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Royal Feature Film
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
"The Theory of Everything."

©Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13

Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Apr 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 appointment dates and times available. (30 min.)

Book Discussion: "Night," by Elie Wiesel
Tue, Apr 28, 2:15 pm

Join us as Barbara Harnick leads us in a discussion of Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece “Night,” a deeply poignant account of his survival in the Nazi concentration camps. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Holocaust Remembrance Film
Wed, Apr 29, 2:15 pm
"Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport."

©Warner Bros. (118 min.) PG

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Tequesta Branch
The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Apr 02, 3:00 pm
Lecture 7: The Sombrero Galaxy–An Island Universe. Lecture 8: Hubble's View of Galaxies Near and Far.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
Lecture 9: The Antennae Galaxies–A Cosmic Collision. Lecture 10: Abell 2218–A Massive Gravitational Lens.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Ukelele Jam Session
Fri, Apr 10, 2:00 pm

Enjoy the sounds of the ukulele or bring your own and jam out with other talented musicians. A few instruments will be available to test out and to learn more about this popular instrument. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00 pm
Lecture 11: The Hubble Ultra Deep Field. Lecture 12: Hubble's Legacy and Beyond.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Book Discussion
Fri, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Dr. Sallie Brown will lead a discussion on "In the Garden of Beasts," by Erik Larson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Wellington Branch
AARP Tax Help
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Apr 02, 6:30 pm

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

Land a New Job with Career Transitions!
Tue, Apr 07, 2:30 pm

Learn how you can enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter, or explore a new career path using the library database Career Transitions. (90 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Chess Club for Adults
Mon, Apr 13, 6:30 pm

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

Breast Cancer Awareness
Thu, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

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Craft a Poem
Thu, Apr 16, 6:30 pm

We're combining poetry and crafting to celebrate National Poetry Month. Please bring a favorite poem or verse if possible. Poetry books and a few select well-known verses will be available as well.

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eBay Basics
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm

Join Tim Yates, Palm Beach County Library System's Technology Instructor, in learning eBay basics. This lecture will demonstrate how you can open an eBay seller account, create listings, set prices, monitor listings, and complete transactions. You'll also learn about opening and using a PayPal account for online payments, and packing and shipping inventory. (60 min.)

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Zumba® Gold
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Come 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! (90 min.)

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Achieve Your Educational and Professional Goals using LearningExpress
Tue, Apr 28, 2:30 pm

Learn how this online database can help you excel at work or school by providing access to popular computer and educational tutorials. (90 min.)

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West Boca Branch
"Read Local" Author Forum
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County! (90 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 06, 1:00 pm

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

Sexual Assault Awareness
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Lean In Circle
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm

A Lean In Circle is a group of women who share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. New members are welcome. (90 min.)

Game of Thrones Trivia!
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Test your knowledge of Westeros against other fans in our Game of Thrones trivia event. Form a team, or compete alone, in a stimulating game of trivia about the hit television and book series. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 13, 1:00 pm

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

Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

The author of two novels generating high local interest, “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," speaks about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction, “The Night, The Day.” Books will be available for purchase and signing. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, Apr 01.

Cooking the Books
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Read the "Yes, Chef: A Memoir" by Marcus Samuelsson. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk. (60 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors in playing this fun, classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Film for Holocaust Remembrance Day
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm
"Sophie's Choice."

©Universal Pictures. (157 min.) Watch this award-winning film, complete with captions, to commemorate and honor the victims on this holiday known as "Yom Hashoah." R

Record Store Day Film & Book Discussion
Sat, Apr 18, 10:15 am
"High Fidelity."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.) Observe this internationally celebrated day uniting fans, musical artists and record stores by watching the film based on the book "High Fidelity," by Nick Hornby. Read the book and then see how it’s interpreted and adapted for the screen. A discussion follows the film. Books available at the information desk. (3 hr.)

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Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

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English Exchange
Mon, Apr 20, 1:00 pm

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

Tech Talk Lecture: Cyber Security
Wed, Apr 22, 11:00 am

Learn more about securing your computer, protecting your identity, and other threats. (60 min.) 

Earth Day Documentary: "No Impact Man."
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
"No Impact Man."

Follow a Manhattan family as they abandon their high-consumption lifestyle and live a year without causing any environmental damage. (93 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Shakespeare and Plato
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Pay homage to Shakespeare on his 451st birthday with this lecture given by Dr. Ronald Meyers, Emeritus Professor of English. (90 min.)

English Exchange
Mon, Apr 27, 1:00 pm

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

Pre-Pub Book Club
Tue, Apr 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.) 

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, Apr 30, 1:00 pm
"Splash."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, May 07, 1:00 pm
"A League Of Their Own."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, May 14, 1:00 pm
"Philadelphia."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (125 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, May 21, 1:00 pm
"Apollo 13."
©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, May 28, 1:00 pm
"You've Got Mail."
©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
"The Green Mile."
©Warner Bros. (188 min.) R

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
"Captain Phillips."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (135 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

Tom Hanks Film Festival
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
"Saving Mr. Banks."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.

West Boynton Branch
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Thu, Apr 02, 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Earth Day Craft and Exchange
Thu, Apr 09, 2:30 pm

Recycle old buttons by weaving them together with twine, string or hemp to make your own stylish accessory; materials provided. Do you have mounds of unused yarn, buttons, fabric or beads that you'd like to exchange or donate? Bring a small box of items and see what's available to take home. (60 min.)

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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Book Discussion: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas," by John Boyne
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Reread this award-winning story and share your thoughts in a staff-led book discussion. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. (60 min.)

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When Jews Were Funny
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Watch this entertaining documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Movie Special
Tue, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
"The Boy in the Striped Pajamas."

©Miramax. (93 min.) PG-13

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "A Day of Anger.")
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 pm

Martes, 21 de abril, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Un dia de cólera" de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: James O. Born
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

This Florida crime novelist will talk about his new book “Scent of Murder.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Meet the Holocaust Survivor: James Bachner
Mon, Apr 27, 1:30 pm

One of the last few Holocaust Survivors, James Bachner, will talk about his darkest years and how he eventually landed in America. (60 min.)

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To Go or Not To Go ... Answer the E. R. Question When Chest Pain Calls
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Dr. Charles L. Harring from Bethesda Memorial Hospital discusses many of the common causes of chest pain and explains which symptoms require immediate medical attention and why. (60 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
Wed, Apr 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. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons. (30 min.)

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TV Variety: Behind the Scenes from Bruce Martin
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

From Ed Sullivan with the Beetles to Barbra Streisand Specials, Bruce Martin will talk about four variety shows and present a DVD of a music segment; followed by Q&A session. (60 min.)

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