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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 05, for Easter. No materials are due on this day.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-03-30
E.g., 2015-03-30
Adult Program
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
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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Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Book Discussion: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas," by John Boyne
West Boynton Branch
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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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
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

Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
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.)

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Book Discussion
Tequesta Branch
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.)

Record Store Day Film & Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:15 am

©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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Adult Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
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.

Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "A Day of Anger.")
West Boynton Branch
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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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.)

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Children's Program
Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
"Mummies in the Morning," 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.)

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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.)

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Teen Program
Pizza and Pages
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 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. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 6:30 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. (60-90 min.)

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In Observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Book Discussion: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas," by John Boyne
West Boynton Branch
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.)

Preregister.