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E.g., 2014-09-15
E.g., 2014-09-15
Adult Program
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.)

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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.

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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

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

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.

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 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.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz talks about her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach," the story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel and the concomitant rise of Palestinian longing for a homeland. Book signing to follow. (60 min.)

Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Read "Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking," by Pati Jinich, then pick a recipe to try at home. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with facilitator and foodie librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 10:30 am

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

Italian American Heritage Month Book Discussion
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 2:00 pm

Join the celebration by reading "The Shoemaker's Wife," by Adriana Trigiani, a rich, sweeping epic which tells the story of the women and men who built America dream by dream. Our librarian and engaging facilitator, Stacy Alesi, leads this discussion. Books available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

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

©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13

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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 10:30 am

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 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.

Social Networking Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 2:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 1:30 pm

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

English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 10:30 am

Ask questions about using Windows-based computers, including Internet searching, word processing, email and mousing in your own individual session with a librarian. Walk-in registration begins 30 minutes prior to first session. (30 min.)

Children's Program
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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Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 03, 3:00 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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Fire Prevention Week
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

A Community Education Specialist from PBC Fire Rescue will present fire safety tips, a story and an art project. The program will conclude with a visit from a fire truck (emergency permitting). Grades K & up. (45 min.)

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Toddler Story Time
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 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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WORLD OF DIFFERENCE®: Family & Child Workshop
West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 11:30 am

Participate with your child in activities and receive tools designed to develop their capacity to succeed in our diverse world, building self-esteem and developing a respect for differences. Presented by the Anti-Defamation League. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

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LEGO® in the Library
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 10:30 am

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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Baby Story Time
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 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.)

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Descubre tu arte! (Story Time in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 3:30 pm

Martes, 28 de octubre, 3:30 pm Ven a divertirte expresando tu creatividad artística. Juntos viajaremos por el mundo mágico del arte en donde podrás crear tu propia obra maestra. Edades 4 para arriba. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Monster Mash
West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

A time for school-aged ghosts and goblins to come and enjoy some Halloween stories, a game and a special craft. Grades K-3. (60 min.)

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Peek-A-Boo!
West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 11:00 am

Bring the little ones for some not-so-scary Halloween fun. Enjoy stories, a short film and a craft. Ages 3 & up (45 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.)

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Teen Origami
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 3:00 pm

Create colorful objects and animals using the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

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Teen Movie
West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 25, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Join us in the story time room for this animated comedy featuring Dracula and a cast of other famous monsters. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (91 min.) PG

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