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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-09-02
Adult Program
Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (94 min.) R

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Social Networking: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Prerequisite: basic computer skills & an email account. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 10:30 am

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 10:30 am

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (146 min.) R

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

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.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (126 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

La Tuna de Weston (The Tuna of Weston)
West Boca Branch
Sun, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

domingo, 21 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. The Tuna of Weston performs songs in the traditional style of the Tuna, with a variety of instruments and audience participation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Banned Books Bingo
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 2:00 pm

Celebrate your freedom to read freely with a fun and informative game of “Banned Books Bingo” in honor of Banned Books Week. (60 min.)

Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how to use the Library's online center for career guidance to create résumés and cover letters, assess career interests, find job listings, and prepare for an interview. (90 min.)

Social Networking: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Prerequisite: basic computer skills & an email account. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) R

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 1:30 pm

Ask questions about downloading library eBooks in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Bring your eReader or tablet, app store log-in, and your library card. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in your own 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration starts 30 minutes prior to the first session. (30 min.)

View & Discuss
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. (52 min.) In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss this documentary exploring the mystery of how the mind understands symbols and words. Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 1:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (138 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Jack Nicholson Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 1:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

View a variety of movies spanning the career of one of America's favorite actors. Nicholson is a three-time Academy Award winner and 12-time nominee.

Children's Program
Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Lego in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

Come show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 13, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (83 min.) PG-13

Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 10:30 am

Baby and parent or caregiver are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 3:30 pm

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:30 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 am

Come listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

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¡Celebrando el mes de la herencia hispánica!
West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:30 pm

Jueves 25 de septiembre, 2:30pm. (Story time in Spanish) Por medio de historias y juegos viajaremos a través de los países latinoamericanos para conocer su grandeza única, su belleza espectacular y los personajes que han dejado huella a nivel mundial. Edades 3 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Tapers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 3:00 pm

Make a pencil case for the new school year using colorful duct tape. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

Preregister.