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E.g., 2015-07-28
E.g., 2015-07-28
Adult Program
Book Discussion
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 6:00 pm
Join us for a spellbinding discussion of Susanna Clarke’s remarkable debut novel, "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell." This novel was recently adapted into a miniseries by BBC One. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book.
(90 min.)
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Book Life Presents: The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef. Lecture 2: Launching the Day.
This DVD lecture series features an award-winning chef-instructor from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America who will help you get off the fast-food treadmill. Learn tips, techniques, recipes and simple ingredients to keep on hand for quick and healthy meals that will delight your family and friends.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 2:00 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
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Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 2:00 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Martin Scorsese Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 2:00 pm
"GoodFellas."
©‎Warner Bros.
(146 min.)
Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion. Pick up the book at the check-out desk then watch the film adaptation.
(3 hr.)
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Book Life Presents: The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing. Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.
This DVD lecture series features an award-winning chef-instructor from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America who will help you get off the fast-food treadmill. Learn tips, techniques, recipes and simple ingredients to keep on hand for quick and healthy meals that will delight your family and friends.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Book Life Presents: Movie
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:00 pm
"The Mistress of Spices." ©The Weinstein Company. (95 min.)
PG-13
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Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:15 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 2:15 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 6:30 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 6:30 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 1:30 pm
Book Discussion. Return on 8/20 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
Elmore Leonard was one of America's most prolific crime writers who created memorable characters in print and on screen. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of his novel "The Switch" and immerse yourself in the humor and brutality of the criminal word as only Leonard could write it.
(60 min.)
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Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "On the Road," by Jack Kerouac. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Book Life Presents: Movie
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
"Ratatouille." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) Dig into this delicious movie!
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Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Comic Book Night: "Justice League" Edition
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 7:00 pm
Comic book fans unite and chat about your favorite heroes and villains while enjoying pizza. This month, the group will focus on "Justice League."
(90 min.)
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Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Martin Scorsese Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
"The Wolf of Wall Street."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(179 min.)
Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion. Pick up the book at the check-out desk then watch the film adaptation.
(3 hr.)
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Book Life Presents: The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal? Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.
This DVD lecture series features an award-winning chef-instructor from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America who will help you get off the fast-food treadmill. Learn tips, techniques, recipes and simple ingredients to keep on hand for quick and healthy meals that will delight your family and friends.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Gift of Life")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 6:30 pm
martes, 18 de agosto
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El don de la vida" de Fernando Vallejo. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.)
Book Life Presents: Adult Coloring: Meditative Mandala
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Aug 19, 2:15 pm
“Mandala” comes from the Sanskrit word meaning “circle”, and these intricate, circular designs are believed to represent perfection, wholeness and oneness, allowing us to mediate on the many circular relationships we experience in nature and life. Rediscover the creative and relaxing attributes of coloring while you meditate on and personalize your own individual mandala. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up.
(60 min.)
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
Gardens Branch
Wed, Aug 19, 2:30 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
Gardens Branch
Wed, Aug 19, 2:30 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 1:30 pm
"Life of Crime."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(98 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Elmore Leonard was one of America's most prolific crime writers who created memorable characters in print and on screen. Join us for a book discussion and film viewing of his novel "The Switch" and immerse yourself in the humor and brutality of the criminal word as only Leonard could write it.
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Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Movie
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Aug 24, 2:00 pm
"Ratatouille." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) Dig into this delicious movie!
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Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Film Discussion
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 2:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.)
(2.5 hr.) PG
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Have You Ever Wondered Where Medicines Come From?
Main Library
Tue, Aug 25, 6:30 pm
Become ‘scientists for a day’ and perform your own experiment alongside scientists from Scripps Florida. This is a fun and safe activity for the whole family that promises to give you an insight into the field of biomedical research and related scientific careers. The scientists will facilitate the activity and share highlights of their research.
Book Life Presents: Planting and Using Herbs for Health and Wellness
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Herbs are a quick way to add a new flair and nutrition to your favorite meals. Join Chris Miller and Ada Medina-Solorzano from the Cooperative Extension Service as they teach you how to grow, prepare, use and store fresh herbs, as well as the nutritional benefits of herbs and spices.
(2 hr.)
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
West Boca Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "The Hundred Foot Journey"
West Boca Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Share in a lively discussion of this light hearted rags-to-riches story that highlights the art of cooking, the blending of cultures and cuisines - Indian and French - and some of the trials and tribulations of restaurant life. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. Facilitated by David Scott at the Royal Palm Beach, Gardens and West Boca Branches and Judy Kamiat at West Boynton Branch.
Book Life Presents: Film Discussion
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 2:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.)
(2.5 hr.) PG
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Cookbook Showcase on Indian and French Cuisine
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 2:00 pm
Take your own “Hundred Foot Journey” with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi from the West Boca Branch Library, as she showcases a variety of Indian and French cookbooks available in the library. Books discussed will be available to check out after the lecture.
(60 min.)
Book Life Presents: Cookbook Showcase on Indian and French Cuisine
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Aug 31, 2:00 pm
Take your own “Hundred Foot Journey” with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi from the West Boca Branch Library, as she showcases a variety of Indian and French cookbooks available in the library. Books discussed will be available to check out after the lecture.
(60 min.)
Children's Program
Books & Beyond
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
"The Tale of Despereaux."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(93 min.)
Today is the beyond portion of our Summer Book Club. We will be watching and discussing the movie.
Enjoy activities, games and fun times with friends. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6.
(45 min.)
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Tween Book Pages
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Calling all "Star Wars" and origami enthusiasts to our Origami Yoda Book Club, featuring readings from “The Secret of the Fortune Wookie: An Origami Yoda Book," & "The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppet: An Origami Yoda Book," by Tom Angleberger. Join us for lively discussions, activities and origami puppets! Ages 8-12.
(45 min.)
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Can You Survive a Disaster?
Gardens Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 2:30 pm
If you love the “I Survived” series, by Lauren Tarshis, then come for a dangerously good book club. This month’s book is “I Survived the The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912.” Ages 7 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Frosted Notes
Main Library
Mon, Aug 03, 3:00 pm
Rave or trash the current book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Join your friends or make new ones! Grades 6-12.
(60 min.)
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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.)
Preregister.