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Acreage Branch

Crafternoon: Painted Bottle Vases

Tue, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Upcycle empty wine and spirit bottles into pretty painted vases. Materials provided. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Scrapbooking Club

Tue, Apr 04, 6:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques and materials. Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and materials to trade. Some materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Mason Jar Meals: Rainbow Bean Soup

Wed, Apr 05, 7:00 pm
Fill a mason jar with layered ingredients for a delicious soup mix for home cooking and gift-giving. Materials provided. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tue, Apr 11, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. (2 hr.) Preregister.

We're Going on a Photo Hunt & Library Tour

Thu, Apr 13, 7:00 pm
Discover new things about your library by taking part in a fun photo scavenger hunt. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kitchen Chat: Soups & Salads

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, share your tips, and kitchen adventures. Watch The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything Container Gardening – Tips and Techniques. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tue, Apr 18, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Chat: “The Shadow of the Wind,” by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Coffee Bag Tote

Wed, Apr 26, 3:00 pm
Turn your empty coffee bags into a stylish eco-friendly shopping tote. Materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

Thu, Mar 30, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30 am
These intricate designs and patterns offer a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-992-8393 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-992-8393 to preregister.

Meet the Author: Dr. Gilbert Singletary

Sat, Apr 15, 11:00 am
Dr. Singletary, born and raised in Pahokee, accomplished his dreams through college athletics to build an impressive career. “Crossroads: An American Case Study.” Book signing to follow. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

Thu, Apr 20, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-992-8393 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn the 10 most important things about finding grants. We’ll discuss the basics of grantseeking and how to use the Foundation Directory Online database. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Apr 27, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-992-8393 to preregister.

Springtime Wreath

Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Use pre-cut construction paper to create a wreath for each season or celebration. All materials provided. All ages. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

Medicare 101

Mon, Apr 10, 10:30 am
The Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) organization presents an overview of Medicare options including all the different plans and benefits. Onsite enrollment assistance offered. (90 min.)
Gardens Branch

Writers LIVE! Presents: Peter Heller

Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
This best-selling novelist will discuss his new book, “Celine.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 13, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

AARP Tax Help

Tue, Mar 28, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

"Still Dreaming"

Wed, Mar 29, 2:30 pm
©Philomath Films. (93 min.)

Watch award-winning documentary about a group of retired Broadway entertainers' production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

"Read Local" Author Forums

Thu, Mar 30, 2:30 pm

Enjoy readings and presentations from writers handpicked from our Local Author Collection. Your next favorite author may live right here in Palm Beach County!

(2 hr.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Fri, Mar 31, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

E-Magazines: Zinio

Tue, Apr 04, 10:30 am
Learn about using this new service to read magazines online. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Tue, Apr 04, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Tue, Apr 04, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about "bits and pieces" of your life. The group meets independently in the library on Tue, Apr 18. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Sharon Weinberger

Tue, Apr 04, 6:30 pm
This national security journalist and Harvard fellow will discuss "The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, Mar 21, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Tom Hanks Mini Film Festival

Wed, Apr 05, 2:30 pm
"Sully."
©‎Warner Bros.
(96 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Fri, Apr 07, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Sunday Cinema

Sun, Apr 09, 2:00 pm
"Coming Home." ©Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (109 min.) In Mandarin with English subtitles. Preregister. Shown with permission. PG-13

AARP Tax Help

Tue, Apr 11, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Tom Hanks Mini Film Festival

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
"Captain Phillips."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(135 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Wed, Apr 12, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

Discover Axis 360

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Fri, Apr 14, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Transparent Language Online

Tue, Apr 18, 10:30 am
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Tue, Apr 18, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Cord Cutting

Wed, Apr 19, 2:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Thu, Apr 20, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Myrna Goldberger Presents: What’s Up, Doc? The Lives & Careers of Dr. Phil & Dr. Oz

Thu, Apr 20, 2:30 pm
Are they miracle workers or providers of daytime entertainment? Myrna Goldberger looks at the stories of these men whose fans follow their every word. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Film

Mon, Apr 24, 2:30 pm
"Son of Saul." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (107 min.) 2015 Academy award-winner for Best Foreign Language Film. In Hungarian with English subtitles. Shown with permission. R

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Tue, Apr 25, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm

As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp.

(45 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Wed, Mar 29, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment. (30 min.)

Veterans Services of PBC

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese talks about how to file claims, obtain benefits, and answer any questions you may have. (60 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Apr 04, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

"Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns"

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Swing: Pure Pleasure.
©PBS. (90 min.) Preregister.
Not rated.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 05, 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.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Davis Bunn

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
Internationally best-selling author Davis Bunn discusses his latest novel, "Miramar Bay." A book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Mar 22, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Apr 06, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Sat, Apr 08, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Apr 11, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

"Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns"

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Swing: The Velocity of Celebration.
©PBS. (105 min.) Preregister.
Not rated.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Recycle Craft

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Make a woven placemat out of wallpaper samples. (90 min.)

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Apr 17, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
"The Accountant." ©Warner Bros. (128 min.) Preregister.
R

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Go Green With the Solid Waste Authority of PBC

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
A staff member from the Solid Waste Authority of PBC will present new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 19, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Apr 20, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Book Discussion

Fri, Apr 21, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to get a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Veterans Services of PBC

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese talks about how to file claims, obtain benefits and answer any questions you may have. (60 min.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
The author of "Jaffa Beach" discusses her latest book, "Only Yesterday...1941-1958," a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and the communist regime. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 13.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 26, 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.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm

As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp.

(45 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Practical Mindfulness

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Jim Bandler demonstrates the practice of meditation to increase awareness and to live in the present moment. (60 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch

English Exchange

Tue, Mar 28, 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.

Eating Disorders: What You Need to Know

Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness will address the "Nine Truths about Eating Disorders" with a question-and-answer session. (60 min.) Preregister.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Government Contracting 101

Thu, Mar 30, 2:30 pm
Learn how to find bid opportunities and gain an understanding of the SBA's certification programs. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 04, 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.

Adult Coloring

Thu, Apr 06, 2:30 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring ... and color yourself calm. Materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Mon, Apr 10, 2:30 pm
Being a Dead Egyptian. Being an Egyptian Worker.
The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 11, 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.

Book & Film Discussion: National Garden Month

Thu, Apr 13, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 4/20 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion.
Frances Hodgson Burnett's timeless classic, "The Secret Garden" recounts how a young girl comes to live in a lonely house on the English moors and discovers a mysterious locked garden. (60 min.)

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Fri, Apr 14, 2:30 pm
"Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands." ©PBS Home Video. (60 min.) Robert Satloff set off post 9/11 to find an Arab hero whose story would change the way Arabs view Jews, themselves and their history. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee: Earth Day

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
"Born Free." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.) Preregister.
PG

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 18, 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.

Recursos gratis para aprender inglés

(Free Resources to Learn English, in Spanish)
Wed, Apr 19, 2:30 pm
Miércoles, 19 de abril, 2:30 pm
Prerrequisito: Se requiere saber cómo usar el ratón. Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas: Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma inglés en la biblioteca o desde su hogar. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Book & Film Discussion: National Garden Month

Thu, Apr 20, 1:30 pm
"The Secret Garden."
©‎Warner Bros.
(101 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Frances Hodgson Burnett's timeless classic, "The Secret Garden" recounts how a young girl comes to live in a lonely house on the English moors and discovers a mysterious locked garden. (2 hr.)
G

Medicare Preventive Benefits

Fri, Apr 21, 2:30 pm
The Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Area Agency on Aging will discuss what is covered and how to use your preventive benefits. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 25, 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.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Do you love to travel, but want to get the most for your money? We’ll compare airline booking sites, examine discount travel sites, and discuss ways of getting the best deals. (60 min.) Preregister.

Local Archaeology of Greenacres

Sat, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
Learn more about our local archaeological history from the Florida Public Archaeology Network. (60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Chair Yoga Class

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00 am
Preregister, beginning Mon, Mar 20.
Learn some relaxation methods and get some exercise with this chair yoga class featuring certified Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Medical Mondays: Atrial Fibrillation

Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Dr. Jonathan Rosman, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let’s have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Apr 04, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Out of Chaos: Survival During the Holocaust

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 am
Henry Stark, a contributor to the book "Out of Chaos: Hidden Children Remember The Holocaust," talks about surviving the Holocaust as a hidden child in Belgium. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Apr 05, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Practical Mindfulness

Thu, Apr 06, 3:00 pm
Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. This class consists of a lecture, a question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: The Birth of a Thriller With Meg Gardiner & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Best-selling novelist Meg Gardiner hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill of the Sun-Sentinel moderates. A book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Mar 31, at 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Apr 18, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00 am

As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp.

(45 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Discovering Humor Hidden in the Golden Years

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes a lighter look at the positive and humorous aspects of aging. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 03.

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Apr 26, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 03.

Nonfiction Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a discussion of "32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line," by Eric Ripert with Veronica Chambers. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

Financial Literacy

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud, deal with aggressive sales practices, and access resources to get answers to questions you have. Presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (60 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch

Musical Memories With Stan Lewis

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Enjoy the musical memories of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and others from the 40s and 50s with singer and entertainer Stan Lewis. (60 min.) Preregister.

Peace Corps: The World Is Waiting

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Peace Corps volunteers of all ages work at the grassroots level to create change that lasts. Returned Peace Corps volunteer Steve Hunsicker, who served as an older volunteer, will talk about overseas opportunities for people of all ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 06, 5:30 pm
"The Sorcerer’s Stone" and "The Chamber of Secrets." Create a wand.
Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Yarn All About It!

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Meet fellow crafters, and have a new space to work on your project. This is not a beginners' course, though all skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

April Showers? Make Paper Flowers!

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30 am
Discover the art of Victorian paper flowers and make spring flowers. Materials provided, but a small, sharp pair of scissors may be helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 13, 5:30 pm
"The Prisoner of Azkaban" and "The Goblet of Fire." Fashion a mini-monster book of Monsters.
Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Japanese Bookbinding

Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
Create a simple, handmade booklet in this long-standing Japanese stab binding tradition. Supplies provided; bring special paper if desired. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Exquisite Corpse Poetry: Poetry Month

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Play Exquisite Corpse with Stacy M. Kiner, an award-winning poet. This parlor game, created by the Parisian Surrealists, a poem is written by a group of people each unaware of what the others have written. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Wed, Apr 19, 11:00 am

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 20, 5:30 pm
"The Order of the Phoenix" and "The Half-Blood Prince." Create Pygmy Puffs.
Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Upcycled Magazine Trinket Dish: Earth Day

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Recycle magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided, you can bring in your own magazines but it's not required. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 27, 5:30 pm
"The Deathly Hallows." Make a Deathly Hallows tote bag.
Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Lighthouse Keepers of Jupiter

Fri, Apr 28, 2:00 pm
From 1860 to 1939, more than 70 civilian keepers served at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Learn about some of the more interesting characters and their families, who have been lighthouse keepers in Jupiter. (60 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day

Sat, Apr 29, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

Book Discussion

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Join us as we discuss "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Mar 29, 6:30 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.

How to Maintain Your Immune System

Thu, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
Dr. James Heron, PCP with Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, will provide information on natural ways to maintain a healthy immune system. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding

Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
This best-selling novelist will talk about her latest book, "She's Not There." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 20, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Fabric Baskets for Spring

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Using fabric and glue, create a unique spring basket to take home. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Backgammon Club

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 05, 6:30 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.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

Sat, Apr 08, 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.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians. (30 min.)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Florida Constitution Revision Committee

Mon, Apr 10, 6:00 pm
Every 20 years the Florida Constitution Revision Committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Share your fiction, poetry or nonfiction with a supportive group of fellow writers and offer constructive advice. Sessions include guided readings of published works, highlighting the techniques and devices used by the masters. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 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.

Best Books of 2016

Thu, Apr 13, 4:30 pm
Join Stacie M. Kiner as she discusses some of National Public Radio's (NPR) best 100 Books of 2016. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
"The Wolf of Wall Street." ©Paramount Pictures. (179 min.) Preregister.
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Ready, Set, Let's Start a Seedling Exchange!

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle from Community Faith Outreach presents on food sustainability and tips on growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs in your backyard. Seedlings will be distributed to attendees. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes." ©PBS. (90 min.) This documentary chronicles the incredible true story of Gino Bartali, Tour de France cycling champion, who risked his life to save refugees in World War II. All ages. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Chair Yoga

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Stretch, meditate and improve balance skills with Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Tue, Apr 18, 6:00 pm

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 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.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Weekend Edition: Let's celebrate Shakespeare in coloring pages in honor of his birthday!
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Counseling Solutions will help you understand your credit report and identify strategies to manage your credit standing and more. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Budgeting With Excel

Mon, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Use Excel to create an advanced spreadsheet budget. Knowledge of Excel required. Bring a flash drive and a list of current budget items to personalize your budget form. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Once We Were Brothers," by Ronald Balson

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 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.

Online Learning: Tutor.com & Lynda.com

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Access free online tutoring for grades K-12, college students, and adults with Tutor.com. Explore the self-paced video tutorials for computer programs and lifelong learning skills on Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (90 min.) Preregister.
Main Library

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras

(Individualized Assistance: Computers, in Spanish)
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 2:00 pm
¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Beginning Salsa Workshop

Clase de Salsa Básica
Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic salsa steps with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de ritmos tropicales mientras aprenderás pasos básicos de salsa con instructor Javier LaTorre. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Mar 28, 6:30 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.

Celtic Cross Stitch Workshop: Irish-American Heritage Month

Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Celebrate with Celtic and other Irish-inspired patterns. Basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join! (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 03, 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.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 04, 2:30 pm
Martes, 04 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 04, 6:30 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.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 06 de abril, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 10, 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.

Medications ... You M.U.S.T. Be Careful!

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Discuss the general risks and benefits of medications. This Medication Use Safety Training workshop's information is provided by the National Council on Patient Information and Education. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Martes, 11 de abril, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 11, 2:30 pm
Martes, 11 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediations

Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 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.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Basic cross stitch supplies provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join in the craft and conversation as well! (60 min.) Preregister.

Movies at Main

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
"The Queen of Katwe." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) Preregister.
PG

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Guía básica sobre el crédito bancario y el sistema financiero de los EEUU

(Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course, in Spanish)
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 15 de abril, 2:00 pm
Infórmese cómo su puntaje de crédito afecta su vida financiera. Aprenda a establecer metas financieras y como evitar no ser víctima de estafas. Charla gratis ofrecida por ClearPoint https://www.clearpoint.org/es/. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 17, 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.

Medicare Financial Assistance Programs

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) will show you how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible for assistance. (60 min.) Preregister.

10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 18, 2:30 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Chess Club for Adults

Club de ajedrez para adultos
Tue, Apr 18, 6:00 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 6:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Si disfrutas jugar ajedrez o deseas mejorar tu técnica, únete a nosotros. Conocimiento básico del ajedrez es necesario. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 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.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 20 de abril, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Hidden Treasures in Palm Beach County

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener and Mounts Botanical Garden Board Member, Molly Sims, will showcase natural areas, especially those with accessible walking trails and sidewalks. (60 min.)

Winning With Stocks: A BetterInvesting Education Series Presentation

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
Identify quality growth stocks using BetterInvesting’s online analysis tools. Recognize and evaluate industry leaders, determine when to buy, and how to choose stocks for stability and long-term growth (90 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Mon, Apr 24, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cord Cutting

Mon, Apr 24, 12:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 24, 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.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"Margin Call."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(106 min.)
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Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Conozca al autor: Antonio Villa Cabello

(Meet the Author: Antonio Villa Cabello, in Spanish)
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 6:00 pm
Nos presentará su más reciente libro, "Codicia, Crónica de una Guerra Anunciada." Narra los acontecimientos de la Guerra Hispanoamericana y la última etapa del dominio de España en América. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 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.

Creating a Personal Budget With Excel

Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Control your finances and keep track of your expenses and income by creating a spreadsheet in Excel. (60 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Trading Places."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(118 min.)
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Speak With a Specialist

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
"The Big Short."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(130 min.)
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Marketing Strategies for Your Business

Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Learn how to manage and develop marketing strategies for your business. Guest Speaker: Mike Shaffer, MBA, Lystra Marketing, LLC, brings experience managing and developing marketing strategies for businesses. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me," by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Thu, Apr 27, 7:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day 2017

Sat, Apr 29, 11:00 am
Celebrate the worldwide event with games past and present, friends new and old. Drop in for a game or two, or stay for the duration. All ages. (5 hr.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Lenses and Focal Length. Shutter Speeds.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.

Healthy Mind & Body Series: Yoga Meditation

Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm

Yoga and meditation together cleanse and harmonize the functions of the entire body, soothe and strengthen the nervous system, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, release trapped emotions, and calm and focus the mind.

(60 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS TAX HELP

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP/IRS TAX HELP

Fri, Mar 31, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00 am
Do you need help downloading an e-book to your mobile device? Do you need help accessing our online databases? Book a librarian for personal attention. Call for an appointment. (30 min.) Call for an appointment.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Aperture and Depth of Field. Light I–Found or Ambient Light.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
"The Hidden Child." ©PBS Home Video. (60 min.) This documentary chronicles the wartime experiences of Maud Dahme, one of an estimated 5,000 Jewish children hidden from the Nazis. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-PG

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Thu, Apr 06, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Fri, Apr 07, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Light II–Color and Intensity. Light III–Introduced Light.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Medicare Information

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Join SHINE for a free Medicare information event covering how you can take advantage of Medicare’s many options. Bring your questions! (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Fri, Apr 14, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Composition I–Seeing Well. Composition II–Background and Perspective.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
"Creature From the Black Lagoon."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(79 min.)
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Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp.

(45 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Composition III–Framing and Layering. Let's Go to Work–Landscapes.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(83 min.)
Not rated.

Adult Coloring

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques II

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Take your skills to the next level in this second class of the Watercolor Series. Fine tune your art and paint the beauty of nature in landscapes. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Mar 20.

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15 am
Learn how to navigate this online database. Bring names of family members with you to start researching your family tree. (90 min.)

Create a Memory Page

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we'll provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Apr 10, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Create your own original watercolor masterpiece. No lessons here, just time and space to shape your vision into a finished work of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Mar 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Apr 11, 6:00 pm
Concept: award-winning party game that relies on your skills in deduction and partnership to acquire the most points.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: Safari

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Join us for a colorful journey into the wilds of the Serengeti and the Limpopo. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm

As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp.

(45 min.) Preregister.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Wed, Apr 19, 6:00 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred length of no more than ten minutes and of a family-friendly subject matter. (90 min.) Preregister.

Scherenschnitte

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte.” This art tradition involves hand cutting silhouettes and lacy designs to create images and scenes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Sat, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Apr 24, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Perspective & Proportions

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Using graphite and charcoal, learn the basics of perspective and how to achieve depth and dimension. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Mar 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Cranium: a party game that calls on a mixed bag of skills, including trivial, drawing, word play, singing, impersonation and acting.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Join us for a discussion on society re-made into a theocracy. One of the most relevant and powerful novels of our time. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Origami: April Showers Bring Spring Flowers

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Discover the art of Japanese paper folding and transform a plain piece of paper into a delicate flower with some simple strategic folds. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Select from a variety of available games, from starter to strategy, and have fun.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
The Making of the Museum. The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome. Ancient Egyptian Art.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Music by Laible Blu

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Sat, Apr 08, 2:00 pm
"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes." ©PBS. (90 min.) This documentary chronicles the incredible true story of Gino Bartali, Tour de France cycling champion, who risked his life to save refugees in World War II. All ages. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Asian Art. The Ancient Near East and Islamic Art. European Painting I–The Renaissance.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
Looking for a new project to crochet? Want to socialize with other yarn enthusiasts? Patterns provided. Pick up a materials list when you register. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
European Painting II–16th-17th Centuries. European Painting III–18th Century. European Painting IV–19th Century.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Florida's Vanishing Species

Fri, Apr 21, 2:30 pm
Discover the reasons for the decline of Florida's threatened and endangered animals and the implications of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Meet members of the Nature Center's Wildlife Teaching Team. (60 min.) Preregister.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Drawings and Prints. Photographs. European Decorative Arts.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Wellington Branch

Hemingway’s Woods & Our Connection to Place

Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
Examine Ernest Hemingway’s early life in the outdoors and the events that occurred there and how this approach invites us to reflect on our connection to our own places. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 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.

Zen Doodling for Adults

Tue, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling in the Zentangle® style! Meditate and relax while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion Series: Think Differently

Wed, Mar 29, 6:30 pm
Discuss stories about people who may think and see the world differently than you do.“Furiously Funny: A Funny Book About Horrible Things,” by Jenny Lawson. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Healthy Mind & Body Series: Functional Foods

Thu, Mar 30, 3:30 pm

Superfoods may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases through healthy lifestyle choices. Give yourself a health boost with powerhouse foods.

(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 03, 6:30 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Apr 05, 6:30 pm
How to Stop Worrying and Start Investing. How Investors Make Money.
Understanding Investments. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Thu, Apr 06, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Mon, Apr 10, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 10, 6:30 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Starting with Stocks. The Basics of Bonds.
Understanding Investments. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Monday Morning Coloring

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30 am
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 17, 6:30 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.

Line Dancing

Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

Heart Gallery of PBC: Adoption Information

Thu, Apr 20, 6:30 pm
Nicole Redford from the Children's Home Society of Florida will discuss the Heart Gallery of PBC and the process of adopting from the state foster care system. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Bridging Cultures Series: Nepali & Bangladeshi New Year Celebration!

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Meet Anita Adhikary, distinguished children’s author and community advocate, as she shares stories about Nepal and reads her books "N is for Nepal" and "Y is for Yoga." (2 hr.) Preregister.

Buying a Car: How Not to Get Scammed

Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Join investigator Larkin, PBC Consumer Affairs Division, as she provides helpful steps when buying a new or used car. PBC's Consumer Affairs Division protects residents and businesses from unlawful, deceptive and unfair trade practices. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 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.

Holocaust Remembrance Book Discussion

Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
“The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story,” by Diane Ackerman. The true account of the role the Warsaw Zoo played in helping Jews during World War II. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Julie James

Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
This best-selling contemporary romance writer discusses her new book, "The Thing About Love." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Apr 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Music by Laible Blu

Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Altered Book Organizers

Fri, Apr 28, 3:00 pm
Transform a book into a desktop organizer to display photographs, business cards or recipe cards. Makes a great gift, too. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Learn & Earn: The Investment Club Advantage

Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Investment clubs are a proven way to learn and practice investing skills in a mutually supportive group setting. BetterInvesting Education will teach you operating guidelines of investment clubs, stock study procedures, and resources that are available to you. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.
West Boca Branch

Adult Book Discussion Series

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi to discuss "My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry," by Fredrik Backman. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Stitchin' in the Stacks: A Cross Stitch Workshop

Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of cross stitch with fellow enthusiasts. Basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Join in the craft and conversation. (90 min.) Preregister.

Gene Wilder Film Festival

Thu, Mar 30, 1:00 pm
"Start the Revolution Without Me."
©‎Warner Bros.
(90 min.)
Enjoy one of America's foremost comic actors in these iconic films.
PG

Schmoozing About Jewish Novels

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi for a discussion of new and popular Jewish fiction. (60 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 03, 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.

Coloring Crafternoon

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Medicare 101

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
The Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) organization presents an overview of Medicare options including all the different plans and benefits. (90 min.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00 pm
"The Birdcage."
©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
(117 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
R

Exploring Jewish Genealogy

Sun, Apr 09, 2:00 pm
Professional genealogist Mark Fearer sheds light on the myriad challenges that make exploring Jewish genealogy unlike any other, including complications stemming from name changes and records lost in the Shoah. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 10, 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.

Crafternoon: Tissue Paper Stained Glass

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Using tissue paper and paper-cutting techniques create suncatchers with a stained glass effect to hang in your windows. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Robert Dugoni

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
This best-selling author will discuss his new book, "The Trapped Girl." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Mar 29, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Florida Film Festival

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00 pm
"Easy to Love."
©‎Warner Bros.
(96 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
Not rated.

Celebrate National Scrabble Day

Fri, Apr 14, 1:00 pm
Join your neighbors to play this classic word game for fun, following the official Scrabble rules. (2.5 hr.)

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 17, 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.

Cooking the Books

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Read "Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes for Simple, Surprising, Hands-Off Meals Straight from the Oven: Plus Breakfasts. Desserts. And Snacks, too!," by Molly Gilbert or other sheet pan cookbooks. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, Apr 20, 1:00 pm
"Caddyshack."
©‎Warner Bros.
(99 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
R

Dark Sides of Shakespeare

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Ronald J. Meyers, professor emeritus of English, discusses dire oaths, lies and wagers as well as anti-Semitism in the plays and focuses on the Jewish moneylender named Shylock. (90 min.)

Cord Cutting

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services, and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 24, 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.

Adult Book Discussion Series

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi to discuss "The Sympathizer," by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Lean In Circle

Wed, Apr 26, 6:45 pm
A Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. New members are welcome. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, Apr 27, 1:00 pm
"Where the Boys Are."
©‎Warner Bros.
(99 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
Not rated.
West Boynton Branch

Movie Matinee

Thu, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
"Sully." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

A Tale to Remember: How to Tell Your Life Stories so They Shine

Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Leila Alson, speech coach, author, professor and speech pathologist shares techniques for your voice, facial expression and style. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 05, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Mon, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

Tue, Apr 11, 7:00 pm
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.)

Crafternoon: Terra Cotta Pots

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Paint a unique design on a terra cotta pot for your spring garden. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Karen White

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
This New York Times best-selling novelist will talk about her new book, "The Night the Lights Went Out." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, Apr 04, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Son of Man")
Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Hijo del Hombre” de Augusto Roa Bastos. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 19, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Sat, Apr 22, 9:00 am

ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions will take you through the process of making your home ownership dreams a reality. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: www.clearpoint.org. (8 hr.)

Preregister.

Hip & Knee Pain Treatment Options

Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Dr. Juan Agudelo, orthopedic surgeon with Bethesda Health, discusses treatment options for hip and knee pain. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 26, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.