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Adult Program
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
""The Green Mile."."
©Warner Bros. (188 min.) R
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
"The Green Mile."
©‎Warner Bros.
(188 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
R
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:30 am
Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Offense. Episode 11: Rumors.
“Serial,” a popular podcast from the creators of “This American Life,” depicts a nonfiction story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:30 am
Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Offense. Episode 11: Rumors.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
50 Shades of Reading
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
Hear descriptions about five "shades" (or genres) of reading from the recommendation experts of the West Boca and Jupiter Branch libraries. Genres to be announced. Visit our Facebook page event for more information.
(90 min.)
Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
Play this classic word game for fun, following the official Scrabble rules.
(2.5 hr.)
Lean In Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:45 pm
A Lean In Circle is a group of women who share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. New members are welcome.
(2 hr.)
Genealogy: Where Did You Come From?
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Ever wondered about your family's history, but not sure where to start your research? This lecture introduces you to one of America's most popular hobbies by exploring the library's genealogy databases.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:30 am
Episode 12: What We Know. (The final discussion.)
“Serial,” a popular podcast from the creators of “This American Life,” depicts a nonfiction story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:30 am
Episode 12: What We Know.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Read "Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook," by Kristen Miglore, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk.
(60 min.)
Tech Talk: Cloud Computing 101 (Lecture)
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
Heard about the cloud, but not quite sure what that means or where it is? Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn how easy and convenient it can be.
(60 min.)
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
""Captain Phillips."."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (135 min.) PG-13
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
"Captain Phillips."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(135 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
PG-13
Presidents in Florida
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
The 2016 Presidential campaign is already underway and Florida may have two major candidates this year. Florida Historian Dr. Jim Clark will discuss the history of presidential politics in Florida, and will take your questions. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 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 nonfiction books 2-3 months before publication! 
(60 min.)
How to Read Graphic Novels
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 11:00 am
Interested in graphic novels, but don't know where to start? This lecture introduces you to the art of reading graphic novels, the history of the genre, and some titles to get you started.
(60 min.)
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
""Saving Mr. Banks."."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
"Saving Mr. Banks."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(125 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
PG-13
Trivia Contest!
West Boca Branch
Sun, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.
(90 min.)
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Crafternoon: The Art of Decorative Doodling
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Practice creating intricate patterns and doodles perfect for decorating papercrafts and scrapbooks.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Children's Program
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
West Boca Branch
Fri, Jun 05, 3:00 pm

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Saturday Toddler Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We'll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2.

Preregister. (30 min.)
Young Artists: Clay Day
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

A short discussion of the art of sculpture will be followed by a time of creative fun using brightly colored air dry sculpting clay. Grade 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 3:00 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 2:30 pm

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Héroes a Nuestro Alrededor (Heroes All Around, in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 3:30 pm

Ven a la biblioteca e inspírate en historias de personas hispanas que han hecho una diferencia en su comunidad. También habrá juegos y una linda manualidad. Edades 5 en adelante.

(45 min.)
Celebration of Fathers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 10:30 am

Children, bring your dad and come for a fun time of stories and activities all in honor of our loving fathers. Ages 3 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Father & Child Craft-N-Snack
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Ccome for a fun time of bonding while painting plaster cast creatures together to celebrate Father's Day. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Bouncing Babies
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 10:30 am

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos.

Preregister. (30 min.)
Young Artists: CrissCross Pen Art
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 3:30 pm

A short discussion of pop art will be followed by a time to create works of art using basic shapes and crisscross lines. Add colored markers and your own creativity and go home with a piece you'll want to display. Grades 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Superhero Training Camp
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 2:30 pm

Create a superhero identity, craft and tackle heroic activities as you discover your inner superhero. Costumes and cameras welcome. Grades K-5.

Preregister. (90 min.)
LEGO®
West Boca Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 3:00 pm

Show off your building skills. Use our bricks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Create a Frame
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 5:30 pm
Bring a friend and your own creativity and decorate a frame to display your favorite picture. Materials provided. Grades 6-12.
Preregister. (60 min.)
WHAM! POW! BAM! with Shrinky Dinks
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 5:30 pm
Turn your favorite comic bubbles or other superhero themed pieces into a pin or magnet using the amazing shrinking plastic. Grades 6-12.
Preregister. (60 min.)