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E.g., 2015-02-28
E.g., 2015-02-28
Adult Program
Tech Talk: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 01, 12:00 pm

Need help with your computer, eReader or other device? Make an appointment to speak with our techie/librarian in your own individualized 30-minute session. Preregistration begins today and continues throughout the month. Call or stop by the information desk. (30 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 02, 1:00 pm

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

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
"Manhattan."

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (96 min.) R

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

Trivia Contest!
West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 07, 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.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Cara Black
West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist and award-winning mystery author will discuss her latest addition in the Aimée Léduc series, “Murder on the Champ de Mars.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 09, 1:00 pm

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

Cooking the Books "Portlandia" Style
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Read "The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local," by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi, then view an episode of "Portlandia." Books available at the information desk. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Lean In Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

A Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. This circle was established as a result of a "Lean In" book discussion. Participants were inspired by the event and formed an ongoing chapter. New members are welcome.

Lean in Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

A "Lean in Circle" is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn about leadership. Particularly for women, having the support of others can make a difference. This circle was established as a result of a "Lean In" book discussion. Participants were inspired by the event and formed an ongoing chapter. New members are welcome.

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
"Baby Boom."

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (110 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 16, 1:00 pm

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

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 1:00 pm
"Father of the Bride."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 23, 1:00 pm

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

Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? The Pre-Pub Club is just for you! A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. That's right, as a club member you'll be able to read new fiction and non-fiction books two to three months before they appear in bookstores or the library! 

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 1:00 pm
"Something's Gotta Give (Domestic)."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (129 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00 pm

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

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 02, 1:00 pm
"Because I Said So."

©Universal Pictures. (102 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

Diane Keaton Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 09, 1:00 pm
"The Big Wedding."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (89 min.) R

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

Children's Program
Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 02, 10:30 am

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

Preregister.
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 02, 3:30 pm

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a story, a game or two, and a Dr. Seuss inspired craft. Ages 4 and up. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Story Time: Making Tortillas / Cuenta Cuentos Bilingüe: Ven a Hacer Tortillas
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 3:30 pm

Let’s travel through Latin America by learning about its cuisine. Children will make tortillas with masa dough (no cooking or eating). Also, there will be a hands-on demonstration of the foods used in Latin American recipes. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Martes, 10 de marzo, 3:30pm Aprendiendo sobre su cocina, viajaremos a través de América Latina. Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de hacer tortillas con masa (no cocinaremos ni comeremos). Además, habrá una demostración práctica de los ingredientes usados en recetas latinoamericanas. Edades 5 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 3:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 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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Leapin’ Leprechauns
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 11:00 am

Wear your green and come celebrate the luck of the Irish! We’ll read stories, play a game or two, and make a fun craft to take home. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Gator Chomp with Daggerwing Nature Center
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a special program about alligators featuring Daggerwing Nature Center’s resident baby alligator. All ages. (45 min.)

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LEGO® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 2:30 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.)

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Thursday Morning Crafts
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 10:30 am

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

Fun with Fly Guy
West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 2:30 pm

Come enjoy a story, a game, a short film and a craft dedicated to our tiny flying friend. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

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Family Movie
West Boca Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 10:30 am

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) All ages. PG

Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

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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After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 3:30 pm

Spring.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, a short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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After-School Stories and Crafts
West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 3:30 pm

Eggs.

Explore the weekly theme through stories, a game, a short film and a craft. Grades K-2. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Babysitting 101: Hazards in the Home
West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 07, 9:00 am

The focus of this class will be on dangers in the home and safe alternatives. Presented by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Ages 10 & up. (3 hr.)

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.) Bring a friend and come watch the live action adaptation of the Sleeping Beauty story. Have your picture taken with the featured character’s black horns and red lips. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. PG

Teen Tapers
West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 30, 6:30 pm

Make a small decorative picture frame using our collection of colorful duct tape. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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