Book Arts Roadshow at the Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 2:00 pm. Come see differently by challenging your preconceived ideas of books, language and art in this whirlwind 90 minute tour of the world of artists' books. John Cutrone, director of Florida Atlantic University's Jaffe Center for Book Arts, will conduct this tour through a 20-minute DVD about JCBA followed by an entertaining and enlightening presentation of artists' books pulled out of a rolling suitcase. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Preregister.
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Banned Books Week
Sep 21 - 27, 2014. We recognize this most basic of freedoms in a democratic society – the freedom to read freely – and encourage everyone not to take this freedom for granted. During this week we are reminded that while not every book is intended for every reader, each of us has the right to decide for ourselves what to read, listen to or view.
Celebrate The Freedom to Read!
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct, 2014. The Palm Beach County Library System and Palm Beach County Victim Services will be partnering in the month of October to highlight some relevant resources for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Discover Ways to Become Better Educated
Welcome to Fall
Starting Sep 22, 2014.“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. Baseball season hits the homestretch, football season is just warming up. temperatures begin to drop, nights begin to get longer, and pumpkin spice appears everywhere.
Leaf Through a Good Book
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
Sep 2014. A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert. - Andrew Carnegie. A library card is the most important school supply. Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school.
Get Your Kid Excited About Reading
National Courtesy Month
Sep 2014. A warm smile and a kind gesture can brighten even the gloomiest of days. Simple courtesy isn’t a thing of the past, but it’s based on forming the correct habits and repeating them daily. With National Courtesy Month, take the opportunity to form those important habits yourself, or with your children
Mind Your Manners with These Books
Encourage Your Kids to Stay Courteous
Are You Ready for Some FOOTBALL!?
2014 Season. Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. - Vince Lombardi. Nearly 1.1 million high school athletes and 70,000 college athletes play the sport in the United States annually. The National Football League has the highest average attendance of any sports league in the world; its championship game, the Super Bowl, ranks among the most-watched club sporting events in the world.
Score Big with these Great Reads
Touchdown! Football Books for Kids
National Hurricane Season
Jun 01 - Nov 30, 2014. Hurricanes are an awesome force of nature, capable of causing tremendous damage. Over the last 20 years scientists have developed new tools and methods for forecasting and tracking these powerful storms, improving our ability to predict, prepare for, and protect against disaster.
Discover More About Hurricanes