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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 05, for Easter. No materials are due on this day.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Tech Talk: Sign Up for One-on-One Appointments
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 am

Need help with your computer, e-reader or other device? Call or stop by the information desk to schedule your own 30-minute session with a techie/librarian. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 01, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors in playing this fun, classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

"Read Local" Author Forum
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County! (90 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 06, 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.

Sexual Assault Awareness
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00 pm

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and it takes all of us working together to play a role in creating a safe and respectful community. Join Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center as we discuss the spectrum of attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding sexual violence. We will talk about ways community members can challenge and change unhealthy social norms related to sexual violence and take your questions. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Lean In Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 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. (90 min.)

Game of Thrones Trivia!
West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Test your knowledge of Westeros against other fans in our Game of Thrones trivia event. Form a team, or compete alone, in a stimulating game of trivia about the hit television and book series. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 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.

Meet the Author: Andrew Kane
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

The author of two novels generating high local interest, “Joshua, A Brooklyn Tale” and "Rabbi, Rabbi," speaks about his latest book of Jewish historical fiction, “The Night, The Day.” Books will be available for purchase and signing. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, Apr 01.

Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00 pm

Read the "Yes, Chef: A Memoir" by Marcus Samuelsson. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk. (60 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors in playing this fun, classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Film for Holocaust Remembrance Day
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (157 min.) Watch this award-winning film, complete with captions, to commemorate and honor the victims on this holiday known as "Yom Hashoah." R

Record Store Day Film & Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 10:15 am

©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.) Observe this internationally celebrated day uniting fans, musical artists and record stores by watching the film based on the book "High Fidelity," by Nick Hornby. Read the book and then see how it’s interpreted and adapted for the screen. A discussion follows the film. Books available at the information desk. (3 hr.)

Preregister.
Couponing with Christie: Learn How to Save Your Money!
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Financial education specialist Christie Hardcastle will teach you how to save using smart coupon strategies. Christie has created her own websites dedicated to helping you save at some of your favorite local retailers. Learn how she posts on her websites to keep you informed about the latest deals! (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 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.

Tech Talk Lecture: Cyber Security
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 11:00 am

Learn more about securing your computer, protecting your identity, and other threats. (60 min.) 

Earth Day Documentary: "No Impact Man."
West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Follow a Manhattan family as they abandon their high-consumption lifestyle and live a year without causing any environmental damage. (93 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Shakespeare and Plato
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 2:00 pm

Pay homage to Shakespeare on his 451st birthday with this lecture given by Dr. Ronald Meyers, Emeritus Professor of English. (90 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 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, Apr 28, 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 non-fiction books 2-3 months before publication! (60 min.) 

Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 1:00 pm
"Splash."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) PG

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, May 07, 1:00 pm
"A League Of Their Own."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.) PG

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, May 14, 1:00 pm
"Philadelphia."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (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, May 21, 1:00 pm
"Apollo 13."
©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

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, May 28, 1:00 pm
"You've Got Mail."
©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG

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.) 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 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 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.

Children's Program
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.)

Preregister.
Lego® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 03, 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.)

Preregister.
Saturday is for Toddlers
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 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.
Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 11, 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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Bats in the Library
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

On the eve of Bat Appreciation Day, enjoy a story time dedicated to the often misunderstood winged mammal. We’ll read a story, learn some bat facts, and create a bat inspired craft. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 17, 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.)

Bouncing Babies
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30 am

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

Preregister.
Surf Safely-Internet Safety Awareness
West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30 pm

Stop by the story time room and receive important information about being safe on the internet. We’ll have booklets for parents and activity sheets for kids. Check out videos and safety tips on the NetSmartz® website on one of our laptops. All ages. (60 min.)

Afternoon Crafts
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 23, 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.)

Celebrate the Day of the Children/Day of the Books (Celebremos El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the fun of being a kid and the fun of reading in English and Spanish. Grades Pre-K & up (45 min.) Jueves, 30 de abril, 3:30 pm Celebra lo divertido de ser un niño y lo divertido que es leer en inglés y en español. Grados Pre-K en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Teen Program
Crisscross Paint & Pen
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 04, 2:30 pm

We’ll create works of art using basic shapes and crisscross lines. Add paint, markers and your own creativity and go home with a piece you’ll want to display. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

Preregister.