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Adult Events at the Library

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Acreage Branch

Scrapbooking Club

Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques and materials. Bring your own photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and materials to trade. Some materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Button Art

Wed, May 31, 3:00 pm
Discover how you can put your button surplus to good use with a fun crafting technique. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Jun 01, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Jun 03, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

Thu, Jun 08, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Thu, Jun 08, 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. (2 hr.)

Kitchen Chat: Vegetables for Salads & Spiralizing

Sat, Jun 10, 2:00 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, share your tips and kitchen adventures. Watch The Great Courses® "Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking - Salads from the Cold Kitchen." Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book Chat: "Mystic River," by Dennis Lehane

Sun, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Wed, Jun 14, 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.

English Exchange

Thu, Jun 15, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Thu, Jun 15, 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. (2 hr.)

Crafternoon: Painted Bottle Vases

Sat, Jun 17, 3:00 pm
Upcycle empty wine and spirit bottles into pretty painted vases. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Jun 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Rock Painting

Sat, Jun 24, 10:00 am
Have you seen the painted rocks hiding around town? Paint your own rocks to hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Circle

Sat, Jun 24, 2:30 pm
Share new titles and favorite books with other readers and discover new books and best-sellers to take home. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Family Game Night

Thu, Jun 29, 6:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing evening playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 30, 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, Jun 01, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jun 06, 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, Jun 08, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jun 13, 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, Jun 15, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Surprise Adult Craft

Sat, Jun 17, 10:30 am
Sometimes crafting needs to be spontaneous. Have fun completing a variety of different crafts available. The choice is yours! Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Social Security Basics Seminar

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
This class will help you understand how employment affects your payments and medical coverage, as well as how to create and navigate your personal my Social Security account. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jun 20, 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, Jun 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jun 27, 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, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

SRP Kickoff: Color Your World

Wed, Jun 07, 5:00 pm
Release the stress of the day by enjoying a relaxing hour of coloring. Refreshments provided. (60 min.)
Gardens Branch

Zinio & Flipster

Wed, May 31, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using Zinio or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): How to Be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business

Mon, Jun 05, 2:00 pm
This seminar will demonstrate how to register as a provider of goods or services, and how to become a certified supplier for county, state and federal agencies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Tue, Jun 06, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and much more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Jewish Genealogy: How to Begin & What You Can Find

Tue, Jun 06, 2:30 pm
Phyllis Kramer, vice president of education at JewishGen and member of the Jewish Genealogy Society of PBC, will help you discover your roots. Learn about available resources, what to look for, and how to organize your results. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 07, 2:30 pm
1433 – The Great Voyages of Admiral Zheng He. 1453 – The Fall of Constantinople.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, May 19.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Thu, Jun 08, 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.

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Sat, Jun 10, 10:30 am
Find out what it takes to be successful: the risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business in Florida. (2 hr.)

Sunday Cinema

Sun, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Tue, Jun 13, 2:30 pm
"Still Alice." ©Sony Picture Classics. (101 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

Discover Axis 360

Wed, Jun 14, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 14, 2:30 pm
1455 – Gutenberg's Print Revolution. 1492 – The Columbian Exchange.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, May 19.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Thu, Jun 15, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Britt-Marie Was Here," by Fredrik Backman

Thu, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
Facilitator Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion. (90 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Japanese Traditional Music

Mon, Jun 19, 6:00 pm

Enjoy the fascinating history and captivating sounds of Japanese traditional instruments with Dr. Minako Waseda, professor of Japanese Music History, along with musicians Joseph Amato and Christopher Blasdel.

(60 min.) Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Wed, Jun 21, 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 21, 2:30 pm
1600 – The British East India Company. 1648 – The Treaty of Westphalia.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, May 19.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Socrates Café

Wed, Jun 21, 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.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Thu, Jun 22, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Learn how to use Consumer Reports Online to find product ratings and reviews. It's free and accessible with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
1676 – Van Leeuwenhoek's Microscope. 1751 – Diderot's Enlightenment Encyclopedia.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, May 19.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Glades Road Branch

Veterans Services of PBC

Fri, May 26, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese discusses how to file claims, obtain benefits and answer any questions you may have. Call the branch for details. (60 min.)

Hooked on Crochet

Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, May 31, 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, Jun 01, 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.

Hooked on Crochet

Sat, Jun 03, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. (90 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Jun 05, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jun 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.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 07, 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, Jun 08, 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jun 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.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 14, 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, Jun 15, 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.

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Jun 19, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Mon, Jun 19, 2:00 pm
"Arrival." ©Paramount Pictures. (116 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jun 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.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 21, 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, Jun 22, 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.

Veterans Services of PBC

Fri, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Trustbridge Presents Five Wishes®

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Delve into the ideas behind Five Wishes®, also known as a "living will with a heart and soul." Attendees learn how to communicate personal, spiritual and medical wishes to family members and doctors. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jun 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.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 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.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jun 29, 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.
Greenacres Branch

Opioid Epidemic

Fri, May 26, 2:30 pm
Opioid addiction has become a devastating health concern. Alexa Lee with the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition will talk about the opioid epidemic here in South Florida. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, May 30, 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.

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Meditation Techniques

Wed, May 31, 2:30 pm
Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay demonstrates easy to apply techniques which help establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.) Preregister.

Commemorate World Refugee Day: Film Screening & Discussion

Sat, Jun 03, 2:00 pm
"Salam Neighbor." ©LivinOnOne. (75 min.) American filmmakers travel to the edge of war to live among 85,000 uprooted refugees. Experience the heartbreak and hope on the frontlines of the refugee crisis. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 06, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion: GLBT Book Month™

Thu, Jun 08, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 6/15 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion.
Join in a lively discussion of David Ebershoff's debut novel, "The Danish Girl" which recounts the story of a resilient marriage as the husband prepares to undergo one of the first sex-change operations. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Mon, Jun 12, 2:30 pm
The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 13, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion: GLBT Book Month™

Thu, Jun 15, 1:30 pm
"The Danish Girl."
©‎Focus Features.
(120 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Join in a lively discussion of David Ebershoff's debut novel, "The Danish Girl" which recounts the story of a resilient marriage as the husband prepares to undergo one of the first sex-change operations.
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Movie Matinee: Father's Day

Sat, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
"Father of the Bride." ©Warner Bros. (92 min.) Watch this Hollywood classic! Preregister.
Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 20, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Thu, Jun 22, 2:30 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 27, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, May 30, 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, May 31, 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' Workshop

Wed, May 31, 4:00 pm
Session 3.
Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.

"Read Local" Author Forums

Thu, Jun 01, 2:00 pm

Enjoy readings and presentations from writers handpicked from our local author collection. Your next favorite author may live right here!

(90 min.) Preregister.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Sat, Jun 03, 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.

Adult Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World

Mon, Jun 05, 9:00 am
Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Program, anytime beginning Mon, Jun 05 through Fri, Jul 28. Enjoy reading books of your choice, receive prizes and enter to win an iPad upon completion. Ages 18 & up.

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

Mon, Jun 05, 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, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 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, Jun 07, 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.)

Book & Film Discussion

Mon, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
"In Cold Blood." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (134 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for a screening of the film adaptation of Truman Capote's book, followed by a discussion of the book and film. Pick up the book at the member services desk. (3 hr.)
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Poetry Workshop

Tue, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 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, Jun 14, 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' Workshop

Wed, Jun 14, 4:00 pm
Session 4.
Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.

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

Thu, Jun 15, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a book discussion. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Mon, Jun 19, 2:00 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 21, 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.)

Introduction to Japanese Traditional Music

Wed, Jun 21, 6:00 pm

Enjoy the fascinating history and captivating sounds of Japanese traditional instruments with Dr. Minako Waseda, professor of Japanese Music History, along with musicians Joseph Amato and Christopher Blasdel.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Thu, Jun 22, 10:00 am
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.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Jun 27, 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, Jun 28, 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' Workshop

Wed, Jun 28, 4:00 pm
Session 5.
Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.

Writers' Workshop

Wed, Jul 05, 4:00 pm
Session 6.
Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.
Jupiter Branch

Popular Botanicals in South Florida: Cultivation, Culinary Uses, Beneficial Properties

Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Explore the trend of growing your own food, including the why and the how to grow plants naturally in a sustainable way. (60 min.) Preregister.

Yarn All About It!

Thu, Jun 01, 3:00 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.

Building Resiliency in the Garden

Sat, Jun 03, 10:00 am
Speaker: Laurie Albrecht, UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Extension Agent. Discover how to create a more resilient garden for South Florida's challenging climate. Find out how to stop wasting money on your water bills and plan for the garden of the future. Participants will receive a voucher for two free 3-gallon native plants. Some restrictions apply. (90 min.) Preregister.

Music by Laible Blu

Thu, Jun 15, 3:00 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.

Meet the Author: Mary V. Dearborn

Fri, Jun 16, 3:00 pm

Acclaimed biographer Mary V. Dearborn discusses, "Ernest Hemingway: A Biography," a richly detailed account of the legendary author.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," by Mark Haddon

Fri, Jun 23, 3:00 pm
Join in a lively discussion led by Donna Adair. It's about a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy who decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog. (90 min.) Preregister.

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Mon, Jun 26, 2:30 pm
Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (75 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

Coloring Club: Haitian Heritage Month Edition

Fri, May 26, 2:00 pm
Coloring is not just for children! This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. (90 min.) Preregister.

Haitian, Am I: An Exhibition of Arts

Sat, May 27, 12:00 pm
Exhibit Treal celebrates Haitian Heritage with the arts of the newest generation of Haitian artists. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Haitian Heritage Month: Book Discussion

Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
"The Farming of Bones," by Edwidge Danticat. Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, May 31, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, May 31, 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.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Sat, Jun 03, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, Jun 05, 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! (30 min.) Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Tue, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."
©‎Warner Bros.
(152 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 07, 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.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Thu, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."
©‎Warner Bros.
(161 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG

Coloring Club for Adults: Caribbean American Heritage Month

Fri, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange!

Sat, Jun 10, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney from Community Faith Outreach welcomes you to participate in this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you would like to trade. Share useful gardening tips, recipes and life experiences. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Mon, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban."
©‎Warner Bros.
(142 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jun 13, 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.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Wed, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."
©‎Warner Bros.
(157 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 14, 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.

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Thu, Jun 15, 2:00 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Mon, Jun 19, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."
©‎Warner Bros.
(138 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

Job Help Center

Wed, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 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.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Thu, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."
©‎Warner Bros.
(153 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

Backgammon

Fri, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice and play with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

The "Harry Potter" Experience: After Hours!

Sat, Jun 24, 5:30 pm
Wizards, witches and muggles of all ages are invited to a magical after hours event. Wear your school robes and join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book! All ages. (3 hr.) Preregister.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1."
©‎Warner Bros.
(146 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

Book Discussion: "Harry Potter & the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2"

Mon, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy of the play by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne at the research services desk. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry," by Gabrielle Zevin

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 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.

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2."
©‎Warner Bros.
(130 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13
Main Library

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Learn about the different parenting styles, as well as utilizing positive parenting to strengthen your relationship with your child and manage misbehavior. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Martes, 30 de mayo, 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)
Thu, Jun 01, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 01 de junio, 2:00 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.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 06, 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.

"Rara Avis: John James Audubon and the Birds of America"

Tue, Jun 06, 6:45 pm
©Rara Avis Productions. (93 min.) A singular visionary in frontier America, John James Audubon was the godfather of today’s conservation movement. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 07, 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.

World Refugee Day Cinema

Wed, Jun 07, 2:00 pm
"The Good Lie." ©Warner Bros. (110 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

World Refugee Day Book Discussion: “The Refugees,” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Wed, Jun 07, 6:00 pm
A collection of short stories about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives. Copies available at the research services desk and as an e-book in the library's online catalog. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 08 de junio, 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.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Tue, Jun 13, 6:00 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 13, 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.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 14, 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.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Commemorate World Refugee Day: Film Screening & Discussion

Wed, Jun 14, 6:00 pm
"Salam Neighbor." ©LivinOnOne. (75 min.) American filmmakers travel to the edge of war to live among 85,000 uprooted refugees. Experience the heartbreak and hope on the frontlines of the refugee crisis. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

LGBT Pride Month Cinema

Thu, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
"Stonewall." ©Lion Gate Films, Inc. (129 min.) Preregister.
R

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): How to Be Certified as an 8(a) Firm

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Find out what the requirements are for eligibility into the SBA's 8(a) Business Development program. (90 min.) Call Palm Beach State College’s SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Beginning Salsa Workshop

Clase de salsa básica
Tue, Jun 20, 6:00 pm
Martes, 20 de junio, 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, Jun 20, 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.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Jun 21, 9:30 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn about finding grants, including who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 21, 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.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Wed, Jun 21, 2:30 pm
Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports Online for free by using your library card, and how to find brand reliability data to insure a great performing product! (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 22 de junio, 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.

Bilingual Book Discussion: ”The Shadow of the Wind,” by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Club de lectura bilingüe: “La sombra del viento” de Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Sat, Jun 24, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 24 de junio, 2:00 pm
Pick up an English or Spanish copy at the research services desk. You can speak a little or a lot of either language. (60 min.) Preregister.
Las copias están disponibles en español o inglés en el mostrador de consulta. Pueden hablar un poco o bastante de cualquier de los dos idiomas. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Job Hunt Basics: How to Find Employment Workshop

Tue, Jun 27, 12:30 pm
Looking for work? Need help navigating the online job hunt? Receive general guidance on résumé writing, cover letters, and interview preparation to land the perfect job for you! (90 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 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.

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

Tue, Jun 27, 6:30 pm
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead this rejuvenating session of gentle yoga. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Ages 16 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, Jun 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.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, Jun 29, 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 so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Advanced Topics ̶ Problem Solving. After the Snap ̶ Workflow and Organization.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book-A-Librarian

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

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jun 01, 10:30 am
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Jewish Roots, Too

Thu, Jun 01, 2:00 pm
In her second installment, Dr. Rose Feinberg talks about additional noteworthy people with Jewish heritage. Pictures and verbal clues are provided for the audience to guess each identity before each story is told. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Tue, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
"Priceless."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(97 min.)
PG-13

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Wed, Jun 07, 2:00 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
Greatness in Painting. The Majesty of Duccio and Giotto.
World’s Greatest Paintings. (60 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 21, 2:00 pm
Acts of Faith ̶ Masaccio, Van Eyck, Van der Weyden. The Diversity of Piero, Mantegna, Botticelli.
World’s Greatest Paintings. (60 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
"Collateral Beauty."
©‎Warner Bros.
(97 min.)
PG-13

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
The Devotion of Bellini, Geertgen, Dürer. Masterworks by Leonardo, Raphael, Correggio.
World’s Greatest Paintings. (60 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday!
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques III

Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
In this last class of our Watercolor Series, you’ll learn the finishing touches you can use to make your vision come to life on paper. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, May 30, 6:00 pm
Deception!
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: “The Man in the High Castle,” by Philip K. Dick

Wed, May 31, 2:00 pm
Explore this alternate-history novel. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Create a Memory Page

Thu, Jun 01, 2:00 pm
Create displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we will provide the rest. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Sat, May 20.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Jun 12, 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.

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

Tue, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Jun 13, 6:00 pm
Sheriff of Nottingham.
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

Mon, Jun 19, 2:00 pm
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Basics

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Whether you want to explore bold colors like Van Gogh, or capture the beauty and fluidity of nature like Georgia O’Keeffe, every artist has to start somewhere. Learn the basics of one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Sat, May 20.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Wed, Jun 21, 6:30 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer's Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: Vacation

Thu, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Spring is here and vacation is calling. Give color to the most sought after vacation destinations. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Sat, May 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, Jun 24, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday.
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Jun 26, 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, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Dive in and 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 Sat, May 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Jun 27, 6:00 pm
Classic card games like Texas Hold 'em, Teen Patti, and Gin Rummy.
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Inheritance," by Rochelle Alers

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
An uplifting new series taking place in the historic beauty of New Orleans. Pick up a copy of the book when you register for the discussion. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
The Immortal Beloved. What Comes Down Must Go Up, 1813-1815.
Great Masters: Beethoven - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
What Goes Up Must Come Down, 1815. Beethoven and His Nephew, 1815-1819.
Great Masters: Beethoven - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Beethoven the Pianist. Beethoven the Composer, 1792-1802.
Great Masters: Beethoven - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Fri, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Looking for a new project to crochet? Want to socialize with other yarn enthusiasts? Join us in a class project or bring your own! Patterns provided. Pick up a materials list when you register. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
The Heroic Ideal. Two Concerts, 1808 and 1824.
Great Masters: Beethoven - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Fri, Jun 30, 2:00 pm

"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Wellington Branch

"Star Wars" 40th Anniversary Celebration

Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Celebrate with Tricia Barr, one of the “Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia” authors. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Origami for Adults

Tue, May 30, 6:30 pm
Discover the art of Japanese paper folding and transform a plain piece of paper into an animal or flower with some simple strategic folds. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Steve Jobs of the Auto World: The Man Who Shaped GM Into the Apple® of its Day

Wed, May 31, 6:30 pm

Father of the Corvette and other innovative lifestyle car creations, Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, animates the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry with infectious passion and tremendous knowledge.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Writers’ Critique Workshop

Thu, Jun 01, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Jun 06, 6:30 pm
Jump-Start Your Edible Garden. Planning for Gardening Success. Building Your Garden Foundation. Starting Plants From Seeds.
How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Scrabble for Adults

Thu, Jun 08, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Chess Club for Adults

Mon, Jun 12, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Jun 13, 6:30 pm
Planting Vegetables and Herbs. Low-Maintenance Garden Tips. Small Fruit Cultivation and Care. Growing Fruit Trees.
How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Meet the Author: Mary V. Dearborn

Mon, Jun 19, 6:30 pm

Acclaimed biographer Mary V. Dearborn discusses, "Ernest Hemingway: A Biography," a richly detailed account of the legendary author.

(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, Jun 20, 6:30 pm
Eco-Friendly Pest Management. Food Harvesting Tips and Tricks. Composting and Vermicomposting. Extending the Growing Season.
How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Map Coasters

Mon, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
Create coasters with maps of cities, states or locations that have fond memories for you. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Line Dancing

Tue, Jun 27, 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.

Book Discussion: “Birds of Paradise,” by Diana Abu-Jabar

Wed, Jun 28, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.
West Boca Branch

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 01, 1:00 pm
"Jaws."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(124 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Coloring Crafternoon

Tue, Jun 06, 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.)

Digital Café

Wed, Jun 07, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 08, 1:00 pm
"Grease."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(110 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Cooking the Books: "Appetites: A Cookbook," by Anthony Bourdain With Laurie Woolever

Tue, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 15, 1:00 pm
"Raiders of the Lost Ark."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(115 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Crafternoon: Tie-Dye Coasters

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Using permanent markers decorate a set of ceramic tile coasters with beautiful tie-dye patterns. (60 min.) Preregister.

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 22, 1:00 pm
"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(115 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Digital Café

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
"Risky Business."
©‎Warner Bros.
(98 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
R
West Boynton Branch

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 31, 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.

Landlord/Tenant Law

Wed, May 31, 1:00 pm
An attorney from the PBC Bar Association explains the residential landlord/tenant relationship including the drafting of a lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant, and court procedures in a lawsuit. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 31, 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.

Taking Care of Yourself: Stress Management

Thu, Jun 01, 2:00 pm
Anxious, tired or just feel worn out? A representative from Trustbridge Health will share information on how to use massage, breathing techniques, and meditation to de-stress. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

UF Cooperative Extension Presents Nutrition in Our Golden Years

Tue, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
You are what you eat! As we grow older, our nutritional needs change. Incorporate new recipes and different types of foods with simple activity in your daily routine. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 07, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 07, 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.)

Book Discussion: "The Underground Railroad," by Colson Whitehead

Thu, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
Meld realism and allegory in the staff-led book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Adult Coloring Club

Mon, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Tai Chi

Tue, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
A tai chi instructor will demonstrate tai chi and its health benefits of lowering blood pressure, reducing anxiety, improving clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

Tue, Jun 13, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 14, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 14, 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.)

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

Thu, Jun 15, 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, beginning Wed, May 24.

Wonderful Worlds

Sat, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
Let music and stories inspire you to explore different worlds through the sights and sound performance of the Clarion Handbell Choir. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Tai Chi

Tue, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
A tai chi instructor will demonstrate tai chi and its health benefits of lowering blood pressure, reducing anxiety, improving clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Heretics")
Tue, Jun 20, 6:30 pm
Martes, 20 de junio, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Herejes” de Leonardo Padura. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 21, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 21, 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.)

Commemorate World Refugee Day: Film Screening & Discussion

Thu, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
"Salam Neighbor." ©LivinOnOne. (75 min.) American filmmakers travel to the edge of war to live among 85,000 uprooted refugees. Experience the heartbreak and hope on the frontlines of the refugee crisis. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Couponing 101

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Have you ever wished you could learn how to coupon, but thought “I don’t have time” or “I’m not organized enough”? We'll discuss where to get coupons, how to use them, tips for specific stores, and how to let others do most of the work for you! (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Treatment Options for Foot, Ankle & Vein Conditions

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Jason M. Gold, DPM and podiatric surgeon with Bethesda Health discusses conditions and treatment options for the foot, ankle and veins. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 28, 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.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jun 28, 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.)