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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-09-02
Adult Program
Book Life Presents: Different Cinematic Perspectives
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

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Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France, and other areas. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Adult Book Discussion
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 12:00 pm

Dr. Esther Berry will present a book discussion of "The Language of Flowers," by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Refreshments provided.

Book Life Presents: Cinematic Adventures in French Cooking
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 5:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (123 min.) PG-13

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Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion: Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Read "The Chopped Cookbook: Use What You've Got to Cook Something Great," by the Food Network Kitchen. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

Tertulia Literaria
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

martes, 16 de septiembre (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Infatuations) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Los enamoramientos" de Javier Marías. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

Book Life Presents: Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine
Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

©Back Door Productions. Join us as we view episodes from Rick Steves’ popular travel series, where we’ll travel and explore the many wonders of the South of France and other areas. Shown with permission. (60 min.) Not rated.

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Book & Film Discussion: The Prince of Tides
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. In early recognition of Banned Books Week (9/21-9/27) join in a lively discussion of Pat Conroy's bestselling novel. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. Return on 9/18 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. (135 min.) R

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Book Life Presents: Provence, 1970
Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

James Larson will facilitate a discussion on this fascinating title, "Provence, 1970," by Luke Barr, which details the beginnings of modern American food culture set against the backdrop of the south of France. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: Provence, 1970
Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

James Larson will facilitate a discussion on this fascinating title, "Provence, 1970," by Luke Barr, which details the beginnings of modern American food culture set against the backdrop of the south of France. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: My Beloved World
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Stacie Kiner will facilitate a discussion on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, "My Beloved World." Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Banned Books Week Book Discussion: Looking for Alaska
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 3:30 pm

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Join in a discussion of John Green's prize-winning Young Adult novel about teen loneliness, joy, mischief and maturity. Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including the one being discussed. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: What Makes You “You”?
Main Library
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

Do you know that almost every cell in your body (more than five trillion cells!) has a complete set of instructions on how to make you? Join scientists from Scripps Research in a fun evening of discovery for the whole family. Isolate your own DNA (just like researchers do in the lab) and learn what DNA has to do with the ground-breaking science taking place in Palm Beach County. All ages; parents must accompany children. Limit 50. (90 min.)

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Engage in a lively discussion about the autobiography written by the late Maya Angelou which has been challenged often since its first publication in 1969. This book discussion is staff-led. (60 min.)

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Adult Summer Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Staff will lead a discussion of “The Namesake,” by Jhumpa Lahiri. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Pizza and Pages
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

We'll be discussing "The Book Thief," by Markud Zusak, while snacking on pizza. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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