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Adult Program
The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 3:30 pm
Subtexts, Motives, and Secrets/ Dialogue—The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading the way we read novels and short stories is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 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.

The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 05, 3:30 pm
Dialogue - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 05, 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.

The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 12, 3:30 pm
Metafiction - Fiction About Fiction.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 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.

The Great Courses® – The Art of Reading
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 19, 3:30 pm
Adaptation - From Fiction to Film.

Professor Timothy Spurgin leads this 24-lecture DVD course. You know how to read. But do you know how to read artfully? Unlike everyday reading, artful reading - the way we read novels and short stories - is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, May 19, 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.

Oscar Movie
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 22, 11:30 am

©Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

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The Thrilling Trio
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, May 31, 2:00 pm

Award-winning local authors Leslie A. Borghini, S.L. Menear and J.M. Leduc will discuss their novels and share the paranormal, thriller and suspense genres. Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Mother Goose Day
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 01, 10:30 am

We've gathered a gaggle of our favorite rhymes. So come join the fun as we let loose with Mother Goose! Music, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Backyard Games
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 21, 3:00 pm

It's going to be silly! Join us for outdoor games played indoors. Ages 5-10. (60 min.)

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