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E.g., 2015-04-26
E.g., 2015-04-26
Adult Program
Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
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.) 
Book Discussion: "Night," by Elie Wiesel
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.)
Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion
Gardens Branch
Thu, May 07, 2:00 pm
Join facilitator Donna Gruber Adair for a discussion of the prizewinning novel "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin. Sign up and pick up a copy at the information desk.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 14, 1:30 pm
Discuss Janet Fitch's novel "White Oleander." Return on 5/21 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of National Foster Care Month join in a lively discussion about one girl's tumultuous journey through the foster care system.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 19, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Quattrocento," de Susana Fortes. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información.
(90 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 21, 1:30 pm
"White Oleander."
©‎Warner Bros.
(110 min.)
Film discussion.
In recognition of National Foster Care Month join in a lively discussion about one girl's tumultuous journey through the foster care system.
(2.5 hr.)
Preregister.
PG-13
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 21, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "Circle of Friends," by Maeve Binchy. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Book Discussion: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail," by Cheryl Strayed
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 27, 6:00 pm
Join us in a discussion of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about her 1,100 mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book.
(60 min.)
Children's Program
Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00 pm
"Pirates Past Noon," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a Magic Tree House fan, or may want to be one, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Summer Reading Book Club: Book Pick Up: May 11-22
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 11, 9:00 am

Do you love to read, watch movies, make crafts, play games, or just hangout with friends? If you do, then Books & Beyond book club is for you. Books & Beyond will take place Tuesdays at 2:00 pm, during the Summer Reading Program. To participate, you will need to pick up the first book and have it read by the first meeting on Jun 09. For more information on the Books & Beyond Book Club, contact the children's department. Grades 3-5.

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Big Nate: Game On!
Main Library
Fri, May 29, 3:30 pm

All "Big Nate" fans won’t want to miss out on all of the fun! Enjoy games and a special project all about the “big” man himself: Nate! Ages 7-11.

Preregister. (45 min.)
"The Bookstore Mouse" Book Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 31, 2:00 pm

Join us at the end of the month for a book club on "The Bookstore Mouse," by Peggy Christian. We will have discussions, a craft and a treat. Copies of the book will be available at the children's desk for check out at the beginning of the month. This book has a Lexile Level of 810. Grades 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Teen Book Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 6:00 pm
Eat snacks, hang out with friends, and discuss "Looking for Alaska," by John Green. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 14-18.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Pizza and Pages
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 6:00 pm
Come hungry and ready to make new friends as we enjoy delicious pizza and talk about our favorite books, comics or whatever else you are reading. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 12, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short sotry, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)