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Events & Programs for Adults

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Acreage Branch
Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Jan 03, 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.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 06, 3:00 pm

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

Acreage Branch Fantasy Football League: End-of-Season Bash!
Tue, Jan 06, 7:00 pm

Spend an evening recognizing the victors and sharing the highlights of our inaugural Fantasy Football League. Did you miss out on the action? Drop in and learn how to get involved next season. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Board Game Day
Sat, Jan 10, 2:00 pm

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

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Jan 13, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, 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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

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

Joy of Quilting
Thu, Jan 15, 6:00 pm

Lorraine Strauss, from the Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild, will discuss the history of quilts, their construction and styles, and quilted wearables. (60 min.)

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1-2-3 Salsa
Sat, Jan 17, 3:00 pm

You’ll be delighted to learn Salsa’s basic steps while you enjoy this tropical rhythm. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 am

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

Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Jan 20, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch with us, 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.)

Teatime Trivia
Sat, Jan 24, 2:00 pm

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

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Card Gamers Club
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 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. Then get ready to play some cards. All ages. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 am

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

Belle Glade Branch
Do's and Don'ts of Résumé Writing
Wed, Jan 07, 6:00 pm

Learn the answers to the most common résumé questions including: What goes on the résumé? Do I need to customize my résumé? What are the best ways to organize my information? Is a cover letter necessary? Let us help you make your résumé stand out.

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English Exchange
Thu, Jan 08, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing
Wed, Jan 14, 6:00 pm

Now that your résumé has gotten you an interview, what can you do to make sure the interview gets you the job? What can you wear to present yourself in the best light? How do you answer questions from your interviewers appropriately? Should you ask questions in return? How do you “sell” yourself as the best applicant for the job? Let us show you how you can do all this and more.

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English Exchange
Thu, Jan 15, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Sat, Jan 17, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

English Exchange
Thu, Jan 22, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Book-a-Librarian
Thu, Jan 22, 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 the adult reference desk to make an appointment.

English Exchange
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required.

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Movie Matinee
Sat, Jan 10, 2:00 pm
"The Least Among You."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.) PG-13

Gardens Branch
Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Thu, Jan 08, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience is not necessary. (90 min.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Brad Taylor
Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about his new book “No Fortunate Son.” A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Jan 13, 1:30 pm

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

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn", by Colm Tobin. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn," by Colm Tobin. The prizewinning novel is about a young woman who emigrates from a small town in Ireland to Brooklyn after WWII. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Sunday Cinema
Sun, Jan 18, 2:00 pm
"Gloria."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.) In Spanish with English subtitles. R

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Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 21, 2:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Socrates Café
Wed, Jan 21, 6:30 pm

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

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Combating Human Trafficking - Legal Tools
Thu, Jan 22, 2:30 pm

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Brandy Macaluso, from the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches, will speak about governmental efforts to combat trafficking in persons through the passage of laws which create the legal framework to punish traffickers and support survivors. Our community's response to trafficking in our area will also be discussed. (60 min.)

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Sites of the World's Cultures
Wed, Jan 28, 2:30 pm
"Damascus - Paradise on Earth."

A thousand years ago, Damascus was the cultural center of the world, where learned men and skilled craftsmen lived and worked. It is where Cain is said to have murdered Abel, and where Paul underwent his conversion to Christianity. Learn about Damascus as a world cultural site. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Glades Road Branch
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Dec 23, 1:00 pm

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

Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Jan 05, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 08, 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.)

Foreign Film Festival
Fri, Jan 09, 2:00 pm
"Amelie."

©Miramax. (120 min.) R

Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am

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

Preregister.
Small Claims Lawsuit and Mediation
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

Learn how to file a small claims lawsuit and present your case to the judge, and how mediation can resolve your issue without an attorney or going to court. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 13, 1:00 pm

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

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Jan 14, 1:00 pm

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

Government Contracting Basics
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

Presented by Jackie Rule, learn how to discover bid opportunities, become aware of government speak, understand the liabilities involved in being a government supplier. This will be a compressed presentation as we will have a special guest speaker following the culmination of this subject. (50 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Mindful Meditation
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

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

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Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Fri, Jan 16, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Foreign Film Festival
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm
"Das Boot."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (150 min.) R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 am

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

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Everybody’s got a story! Share yours with journalist Emily Rosen at this two week writing workshop. This is a great opportunity for people who want personalized feedback about their writing. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Wed, Jan 21, 1:00 pm

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

How to Judge Judicial Candidates
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

The Honorable Rosemarie M. Scher, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge, will be presenting a non-partisan voter education program addressing the current state of the judiciary, the role of judges in our constitutional system and how judges differ from other elected officials. Learn about the dangers of political and special interest attacks on the courts, and the necessary tools to exercise an informed and reasoned vote on judicial candidates in your area. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association with the National Association of Women Judges. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

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

Book Discussion
Fri, Jan 23, 11:00 am

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

Preregister.
Foreign Film Festival
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
"Billy Elliot."

©Universal Pictures. (105 min.) R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 27, 1:00 pm

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

English Exchange
Wed, Jan 28, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 29, 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.)

Foreign Film Festival
Fri, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
"Like Water For Chocolate."

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

Greenacres Branch
All the World's a Stage: Part II
Mon, Dec 22, 2:30 pm

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

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Photo Album Craft
Sat, Jan 03, 2:30 pm

Create a one of a kind photo album to organize some of your favorite pictures! Join Luis Aponte, creative and inventive whiz, as he guides you step-by-step through this unique take on the traditional photo album. Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Thu, Jan 08, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

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The Great Courses®: Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Mon, Jan 12, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will learn that mindfulness is the skill of being deliberately attentive to one’s experience as it unfolds. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 1: Mindlessness - The Default Setting. Lecture 2: Mindfulness - The Power of Awareness.

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English Exchange
Tue, Jan 13, 1:00 pm

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

Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Thu, Jan 15, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Sat, Jan 17, 2:00 pm
"Apollo 13."

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

Preregister.
English Exchange
Tue, Jan 20, 1:00 pm

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Thu, Jan 22, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

English Exchange
Tue, Jan 27, 1:00 pm

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Crafty Beading: Napkin Rings
Mon, Dec 22, 2:00 pm

Why buy napkin rings when you can make your own personalized set? Get in the holiday spirit and create rustic hemp napkin rings embellished with glass beads, perfect for that next get-together with family and friends. Supplies provided. Preregistration begins Dec 01. Limit 15. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 3:30 pm

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

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Dec 24, 10:30 am

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

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Dec 30, 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, Dec 30, 3:30 pm

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

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Dec 30, 7:00 pm

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

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Dec 31, 10:30 am

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

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Mon, Jan 05, 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, Jan 06, 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, Jan 06, 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, Jan 07, 10:30 am

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

Latin American Film Festival Part 3
Wed, Jan 07, 5:00 pm
"The Motorcycle Diaries/Diarios de Motocicleta."

©Focus Features. (128 min.) Join us for the conclusion of our three part Latin American Film Festival and discussion. Subtitled in English. (3 hr.) R

Practical Mindfulness
Thu, Jan 08, 3:00 pm

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

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Mon, Jan 12, 2:00 pm

Reread “Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," by A. A. Milne and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. (75 min.)

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An Afternoon with The New Yorker Magazine
Mon, Jan 12, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion based on articles in recent issues of The New Yorker magazine. Participants may pick up a copy of the articles starting one week prior to the program. (90 min.)

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Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jan 13, 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, Jan 13, 3:30 pm

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Jan 14, 10:30 am

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Game On
Thu, Jan 15, 9:30 am

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

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Contemporary Classics Book Club
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "Ordinary People," by Judith Guest. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jan 20, 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, Jan 20, 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, Jan 21, 10:30 am

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

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

Bring your ideas, questions and written work to this monthly workshop. Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tess Gerritsen
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Die Again.” A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Medical Mondays: Joint Replacement
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Decorative Doodling for Paper Crafters
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

Try out paper crafting techniques to design your own stationery, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Jan 27, 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, Jan 27, 3:30 pm

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

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about the constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:00 pm outside, if skies are clear.

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Jan 28, 10:30 am

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

CANCELLED - Chinese Language and Culture Course
Wed, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

Dr. Eugene Levich will teach about the Chinese culture and aspects of 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 May. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet with the CIA: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Wed, Jan 28, 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. Not rated. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Lecture 2: Your Most Essential Tool - Knives. Lecture 3: More Essential Tools - From Pots to Shears.

A History of Libraries
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

Learn about the history of libraries from the ancient Library of Alexandria to today's digital libraries and makerspaces. The presentation will include videos and an interactive Q&A discussion. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Jupiter Branch
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Dec 29, 10:00 am

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

Telescope Viewing Night
Tue, Dec 30, 6:00 pm

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

Off Beat Book Discussion
Tue, Jan 06, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book to check out. This month the book is "Orkney," by Amy Sackville. (90 min.)

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

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

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

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

Fifty Shades of Book Reading
Sat, Jan 10, 3:00 pm

Are you an avid reader that oftentimes you get stuck in the same old genre with no way out? Who better to ask for directions than the people who work with books all day? Join us for an informal and fun readers' advisory round table and walk away with an amusing array of selections that will not only whet your appetite, but will also allow you to explore material you may not normally choose. From Steam Punk, Kitchen Fiction and Classical Sequels to Armchair Road Trip Reading and New Adult genres, this program will delight and inform! (90 min.) Preregister.

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

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

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

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

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

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Thu, Jan 15, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book to check out. This month the book is "Midnight's Children," by Salman Rushdie. (90 min.)

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Woodrow, Ellen, and Edith Wilson
Thu, Jan 15, 6:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the President and his First Ladies. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Pregistration begins Wed, Jan 08 at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2014.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 am

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

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

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

DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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

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

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Thu, Jan 22, 6:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

"A Walk in the Woods," by Bill Bryson.

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.)

Pinterest 101
Tue, Jan 27, 11:00 am

If your New Year's resolutions had anything to do with organization, food or exercise, Pinterest may be the place to start! Learn how to create a Pinterest account and everything you need to know to start pinning. (60 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

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

Getting Rid of Clutter
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

"Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore," by Robin Sloan.

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 Series
Fri, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

"Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin.

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 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.)

Lantana Road Branch
Credit Scores - Why Am I a 678?
Wed, Jan 07, 2:00 pm

A representative from ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, a nonprofit organization, will discuss the importance of good credit management, how to improve your score, and dispute inaccuracies. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Early Childhood Development Screenings (Evaluación Preliminar del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Tue, Jan 13, 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 at FAU's mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and early intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8. Preregister. ¿Se ha preguntado si su hijo o hija tiene problemas de desarrollo? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación preliminar en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación preliminar para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 8 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse.

Chess Club
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm

Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Wed, Jan 14, 6:30 pm

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

Job Help Center
Thu, Jan 15, 10:00 am

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

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

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 21, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

English Exchange
Wed, Jan 21, 6:30 pm

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

Job Help Center
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 am

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

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

Humor of Doris Roberts
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will provide a humorous look at "Everybody Loves Raymond" character Doris Roberts. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Small Claims Court
Wed, Jan 28, 6:30 pm

The Palm Beach County Bar Association will discuss how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Wed, Jan 28, 6:30 pm

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

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

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

Loula V. York Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Jan 07, 3:00 pm

Patrons will receive personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for them. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic, for example. Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange
Mon, Jan 26, 1:00 pm

Practice English in an informal atmosphere. Basic knowledge of the language is required. (2 hr.)

Book-a-Librarian
Sat, Jan 31, 3:00 pm

Patrons will receive personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for them. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic, for example. Call to make an appointment.

Main Library
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Dec 23, 1:00 pm

Recording in Audacity.

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

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Dec 23, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con una especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Yoga @ your Library!
Sat, Dec 27, 9:15 am

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

Preregister.
Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Mon, Jan 05, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jan 06, 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.)

Preregister.
Trivia Night @ Your Library!
Tue, Jan 06, 6:00 pm

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

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Wed, Jan 07, 2:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Wed, Jan 07, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jan 08, 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.)

Preregister.
Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Jan 11, 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.
Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jan 13, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

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

Preregister.
Crafternoon: Origami Cranes
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo 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.)

English Exchange
Tue, Jan 13, 6:30 pm

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

Prospect Research Basics
Wed, Jan 14, 1:00 pm

This workshop, aimed at nonprofit organizations, will offer information on how to research prospective individual donors, including how to compile a list of potential donors, the strategies you should use, what information is relevant, where to look for information on the Internet and in library databases, and what ethical standards should be applied when finding information on individuals. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Wed, Jan 14, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jan 15, 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.)

Preregister.
Çatalhöyük, Turkey: Living with the Dead, Goddess Worship, & Gender Equality
Thu, Jan 15, 7:00 pm

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Çatalhöyük was first discovered in the late 1950s. The Neolithic site rapidly gained international fame due to its immense size and dense occupation of the settlement, as well as the spectacular wall paintings and Venus figurines found at the site. Join fellow archaeologists and enthusiasts as distinguished Miami-Dade College Professor Dr. Meryl Shriver-Rice discusses this unique archaeological site. (75 min.)

Movies at Main
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey."

©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jan 20, 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.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo 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.)

How to be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Discuss how to register as a provider of goods or services and discuss options in order to become a certified supplier at County, State and Federal levels. Presented by Jackie Rule, Consultant at SBDC, Government Contracting Section. Co-sponsored by Office of Small Business Assistance (OBSA) Palm Beach County. (2 hr.) Call SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

English Exchange
Tue, Jan 20, 6:30 pm

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

Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jan 22, 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.)

Preregister.
Crafternoon: Paper Bead Bracelets
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Join in the fun with craft enthusiast Lenora Sur and make a bracelet by rolling paper into beads. All materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Fri, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Belly Dancing @ Your Library!
Mon, Jan 26, 6:00 pm

Join us for this three-week series of belly dance lessons taught by Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Jan 27, 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.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (Computer Assistance: One-on-One, in Spanish)
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

¿Desea aprender cómo 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.)

English Exchange
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

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

Walk and Talk Wednesdays
Wed, Jan 28, 6:00 pm

Kick start your new year by putting your best foot forward and joining us for this four-week walking series. Participants will learn how to keep their resolutions with our Consumer Health Information Service librarian, Mindy Rose. Bring a walking companion or come out and meet some new friends and talk about your latest read. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes. Water provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Jan 29, 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.)

Preregister.
Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Feb 08, 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.
Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Mar 08, 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.
Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluación del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Tue, Mar 10, 3:00 pm

Martes, 2 de diciembre, 3:00 pm martes, 10 de marzo, 3-6pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse. 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 at FAU’s mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8.

Preregister.
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.

Preregister.
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.
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.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
New Movie @ Your Library
Tue, Jan 06, 1:30 pm
“Jersey Boys.”

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

Yoga @ Your Library
Sat, Jan 10, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Mon, Jan 12, 6:00 pm

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

Yoga @ Your Library
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Fri, Jan 23, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Yoga @ Your Library
Sat, Jan 24, 10:30 am

Join us for this New Year's 2015 three-week series of gentle yoga taught by Hegina Rodrigues, a certified yoga instructor. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (75 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Mon, Jan 26, 6:00 pm

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

Winter Book Discussion
Tue, Jan 27, 11:00 am

Staff will lead a discussion of “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia,” by Elizabeth Gilbert. This memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. It remained on The New York Times Best Seller List for 187 weeks. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 am

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Adult Book Discussion
Tue, Jan 20, 2:15 pm

In anticipation of its local operatic world premiere, Barbara Harnick will discuss the original novel "Enemies, A Love Story," by Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Royal Feature Film
Thu, Jan 22, 2:15 pm
"Draft Day."

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

Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Jan 24, 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.)

Preregister.
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

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

Decorative Tiles with Mod Podge
Fri, Jan 30, 10:00 am

Create ornamental tiles using Mod Podge and paper with a variety of techniques. Bring a photocopy of a picture that is 4”x 4” or smaller and a pair of scissors. All other materials provided. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)

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Tequesta Branch
Decorative Doodling for Paper Crafters
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Try out paper crafting techniques to design your own stationary, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Dec 30, 7:00 pm

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

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Jan 08, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wed, Jan 14, 6:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Hooked on Crochet
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Tue, Jan 27, 7:00 pm

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

Writers LIVE! Presents: “Field to Feast”
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

The authors of this best-selling cookbook will talk about their book and do a cooking demonstration. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Super Bowl Trivia 2015
Thu, Jan 29, 6:30 pm

Make friends and compete in a friendly pre-game competition of American football trivia. Test your knowledge and share your excitement for Super Bowl 2015. Refreshments will be served. (3 hr.)

Preregister.
West Boca Branch
Tech Talk: One-on-One
Tue, Jan 06, 2:00 pm

Need help with your computer or other device? Speak with our techie/librarian in your own individualized session. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to the first session. You may also arrange an appointment at a different date and time. (30 min.)

It's Scrabble Time!
Wed, Jan 07, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Robin Williams Film Festival
Thu, Jan 08, 1:00 pm
"The World According to Garp."

©Warner Bros. (136 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

English Exchange
Mon, Jan 12, 1:00 pm

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

Cooking the Books
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Read "Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi," by Yotam Ottolenghi. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Pick up a copy at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Tech Talk eBooks
Wed, Jan 14, 10:30 am

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

Robin Williams Film Festival
Thu, Jan 15, 1:00 pm
"Moscow On The Hudson."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (115 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Fri, Jan 16, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Why You Should Read Philip Roth: Pros and Cons
Tue, Jan 20, 1:30 pm

Ronald Meyers, Emeritus Professor of English, presents an assessment of the author, favorite and least favorite works, and personal reminiscences. You may add your own opinion to the discussion. (60 min.)

It's Scrabble Time!
Wed, Jan 21, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Working Women Book Discussion
Wed, Jan 21, 7:00 pm

Take advantage of this one-time networking opportunity! Business Librarian Susan Berger and Small Business Development Center Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner discuss business resources followed by a discussion of "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," by Sheryl Sandberg. Pick up the book at the Information Desk. (90 min.)

Robin Williams Film Festival
Thu, Jan 22, 1:00 pm
"Good Morning, Vietnam."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (119 min.) R

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

English Exchange
Mon, Jan 26, 1:00 pm

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

Tech Talk Hoopla Lecture
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

Watch a demonstration on how to choose from thousands of movies, television shows, audiobooks and music albums to instantly stream on a tablet, smartphone or computer. (60 min.)

Tech Talk eBooks
Wed, Jan 28, 10:30 am

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

So, You Want To Write A Story
Wed, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

Get inspired to write your story. Members of the National League of American Pen Women present the ins and outs of the writing craft in various genres, including fiction, historical fiction, young adult, poetry and flash fiction. (60 min.)

Robin Williams Film Festival
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm
"Dead Poets Society."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.) PG

Celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved actor, comedian and humanitarian.

West Boynton Branch
Crafternoon: Book Art
Thu, Jan 08, 2:00 pm

Transform books into creative works of art. Materials provided. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Meet the Author: Ellen Brazer
Tue, Jan 13, 2:00 pm

Meticulously researched and controversial in scope and imagination, the author brings us to a time when a Third Temple is built and the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is found. Ellen Brazer is an award winning author of historical fiction. Her book “And So It Was Written,” was a Jewish literature best-seller on Amazon. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Jan 13, 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.)

Sex in Your Senior Years
Tue, Jan 20, 2:00 pm

Intimate and sexual times need not end with childbearing. Improve your life like a fine wine. Get your clues from Dr. Eric J. Pesetsky, M.D. on how men and women experience things differently as they age. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Enigma of Paris)
Tue, Jan 20, 6:30 pm

martes, 20 de enero, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El enigma de Paris" de Pablo de Santis. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Thu, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

One Act Play: Let's Make up - The Life of Estee Lauder
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

By popular demand, Myrna Goldberg returns to present another ever-popular topic of her one act plays. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Tickets, two per person, beginning Jan 20. (60 min.)

Breaking the Silence to Mental Health: Starting the Conversation
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Mental Health problems affect nearly every family. With proper help, this problem can be resolved. The Boynton Beach Mental Health Initiative takes the lead and provides an open forum. (90 min.)

Preregister.