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Acreage Branch

Decorative Halloween Masks

Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Looking for an original Halloween costume this year? Design your own decorative painted mask. Ages 12 & up. Limit 24. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Wed, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'N' Stitch

Thu, Oct 19, 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.)

Book Chat: “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry,” by Fredrik Backman

Sun, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Songs for Everyone

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs.

All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Oct 26, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Electric Java Jam

Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Get amped with this plugged-in edition of our music jam. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Halloween Miniature Gardens

Sun, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
No tricks here! Treat yourself to a boo-tiful miniature garden with spook-tacular accessories. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch

English Exchange

Thu, Oct 19, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Wood Block Pumpkins

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00 am
Create this table centerpiece perfect for fall. Materials provided. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, Oct 23, 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, Oct 26, 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

Mon, Oct 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.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

Getting Crafty: Mason Jar Centerpieces

Tue, Oct 17, 11:00 am
Create centerpieces with mason jars and decorative materials. Limited supplies. (60 min.)

Movie Matinee

Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
"Boo! A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.)
PG-13
Gardens Branch

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Tue, Oct 17, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about the "bits and pieces of your life." (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Oct 18, 2:30 pm
Weimar. The Music of Weimar.
Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Socrates Café

Wed, Oct 18, 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

Tue, Oct 24, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Oct 25, 2:30 pm
Rome. A Life Well Lived.
Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

PressReader

Thu, Oct 26, 10:30 am
Learn how to read newspapers and magazines online using PressReader. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Tue, Oct 31, 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.
Glades Road Branch

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Oct 17, 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 for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Crafternoon: 3-D Pumpkins

Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Celebrate fall by making a 3-D pumpkin out of patterned paper. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Oct 19, 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 for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Practical Mindfulness

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
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.

Veterans Services of PBC

Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Oct 24, 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 for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Music by Laible Blu

Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music to sweeten the pot. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Oct 26, 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 for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Safeguarding Your Prescription Drugs

Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Learn about the relationship between the national opioid epidemic and the prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet. Dr. Klarich, from PBC Sheriff’s Department, will teach you how to safeguard and properly dispose of medications. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Oct 31, 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 for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)
Greenacres Branch

Book & Film Discussion

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30 pm
"The Woman in Black."
©‎CBS Films.
(94 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Join in a haunting discussion of Susan Hill's book, "The Woman in Black" about the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman. (2 hr.)
PG-13

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 pm
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Don't miss an opportunity to watch this documentary about two violin masters. Learn why their instruments, sculpted 300 years ago, are worth millions of dollars. Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G

Introduction to Ghost Hunting

Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society is a volunteer group of experienced researchers who specialize in documenting the unexplained and investigating paranormal activity with ghost-hunting equipment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Ribbon Wreath

Thu, Oct 26, 2:30 pm
Make a beautiful wreath to fit any holiday season or home décor! Materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Awake & Singing: Plays From the Jewish-American Repertoire

Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Part I: The '20s through the '60s. Return for Part II on Mon, Nov 13.
Local acting duo, Theater Voices, enlighten and entertain by tracing the history of Jewish-American playwrights and performing scenes from their plays. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Sep 25.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 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, Oct 25, 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.)

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival

Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
"Full Metal Jacket." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (3 hr.)
R

Book Discussion: "The Locals," by Jonathan Dee

Mon, Oct 30, 11:00 am
Pick up a copy at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Journey Through the Land of Nostalgia

Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes us on a journey and helps us recall the milkman, the iceman, trolley cars, playing hopscotch and double dutch, eating mello-rolls, and more. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, Oct 31, 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, Oct 31, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)
Jupiter Branch

I Love Yarn Week: Tasseled Tales

Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Learn basic crochet techniques and create your very own tasseled bookmark for your favorite tales! Bring one skein of worsted yarn (weight #4), 1.75oz/90 yd, a light color, size H crochet hook and an optional yarn needle. Patterns will be provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

I Love Yarn Week: Knit One Purl Too

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
Knit with step-by-step basics. Bring size eight knitting needles and light colored plain worsted yarn (weight #4). Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

I Love Yarn Week: Knit One Purl Too

Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Knit with step-by-step basics. Bring size eight knitting needles and light colored plain worsted yarn (weight #4). Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

College Admissions for Students With Special Needs

Tue, Oct 17, 7:00 pm
This workshop offers comprehensive planning strategies for the special needs college-bound student. Learn about the unique application process for students with disabilities. The workshop is open to high school students, parents and high school/college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina, educational consultant. (60 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Wed, Oct 18, 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.

Backgammon

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

Drug Overdose Prevention

Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the relationship between the national opioid epidemic and the prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet. Dr. Klarich, from the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, will discuss drug addiction and how to prevent an overdose. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Power of Positive Thought

Fri, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Presented by award-winning author Margaret Ann Lembo, learn to shift worrisome thoughts into positive thinking. (60 min.) Preregister.

Taller gratuito: Pierda el miedo al examen de la ciudadanía

(Naturalization Exam Workshop, in Spanish)
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 28 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Aprenda acerca de los requisitos de elegibilidad para convertirse en ciudadano americano. Disipe los mitos del examen de la ciudadanía, repase las preguntas del formulario N-400, practique las preguntas cívicas y haga un simulacro de la entrevista. Ofrecido por Mira USA. (2.5 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.
Main Library

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Martes, 17 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Bridging Faiths Book Discussion: "Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious," by Chris Stedman

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crochet Collective: Dishcloths

Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Learn to crochet or socialize while you work on your current project. Limited materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Wed, Oct 18, 2:30 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which advanced automobile safety system, personal assistant device, or wearable tech to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it′s free and accessible.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Black Poetry Day Cinema

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
"American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise." ©PBS. (114 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Seminario gratis ofrecido por Money Management International

Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 am
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 9:00 am
Aprenda el proceso para la compra de su primera casa. Se ofrecerá la siguiente información: depósito inicial/ asistencia con el costo de cierre, pre-solicitud vs. pre-aprobación, costo de cierre, consejería financiera, y más. Recibirá un certificado al concluir el seminario. Money Management International es una agencia de consejería de vivienda autorizada por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD por sus siglas en inglés). (8 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. SMP staff will discuss how to avoid getting taken by scam artists. (60 min.) Preregister.

Research Your Business Competition

Tue, Oct 24, 10:00 am
Are you an entrepreneur writing a business plan or researching your competition? Learn how to identify companies by industry, analyze their strengths and weaknesses, and find market share and financial data. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Martes, 24 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Tolerance, Respect & Forgiveness: A Bridging Faiths Panel Discussion

Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Prominent leaders of faith based and community organizations will discuss the importance of tolerance, respect and forgiveness. (90 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Día de los muertos.
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 26 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Día de los muertos.
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Día de los muertos.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Fair

Thu, Oct 26, 5:00 pm
The Genealogical Society of PBC invites you to their fourth annual genealogy fair. Visit different exhibits to help with your genealogical research, then take a tour of the Society’s library. Light refreshments provided. (2 hr.)

Dyslexia: How to Teach Reading to All Students

Sat, Oct 28, 10:00 am
Dr. Pat Sekel will speak about the importance of effective reading instruction for all students, especially those with dyslexia. (2 hr.) Preregister.

World Origami Days: Masa Bow Gift Box

Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Craft a gorgeous, miniature gift box with an attractive bow accent. Supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of business, consumer health 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.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Tue, Oct 31, 2:30 pm
Martes, 31 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Medicare Open Enrollment

Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Not sure what changes you can make for 2018? Join SHINE for a presentation on Medicare Open Enrollment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
"Scooby-Doo." ©Warner Bros. (87 min.)
PG

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. SMP staff will discuss how to avoid getting taken by scam artists. (60 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Join us for Japanese-themed games: Tsuro, Sushi Go!, Kodama, Machi Koro and more!
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Wed, Oct 18, 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.

Medicare 101

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00 am
Open enrollment begins in October. The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging SHINE program will discuss the two paths, the costs, and the various service options to choose from. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Coloring for Adult: Tell-Tale Tiles

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
Nothing says Halloween like hand coloring a pair of Edgar Allen Poe inspired decorative tiles. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Art for Adults: Oil Pastel Techniques

Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Explore blending techniques, application methods, and the difference undertones in color can make. Pastels, paper and other materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Adult Book Discussion: "Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter Witch," by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a comedy of errors and an assortment of peculiar characters that team up to avert Armageddon. Pick up a copy of the book when you register. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Part D

Thu, Oct 26, 10:00 am
The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging SHINE program will discuss the Medicare drug costs and benefits changes that occur each year. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Iris Paper Folding: Pumpkin

Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Add new dimension to your cards and crafting. By assembling strips of folded color paper in a cool spiral design we will create a seasonal pumpkin. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Sat, Oct 28, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Table Top Gaming!
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Oct 30, 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: Open Studio

Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Sep 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Oct 31, 6:00 pm
Get in the spirit with these haunted games: Clue, Mysterium, Gloom, Betrayal at the House on the Hill and more!
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

Abstract Painting With Eran Far

Thu, Oct 19, 2:30 pm
Each student will take their own canvas wrapped painting home. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Muhammad, Qur'an, and Islamic Civilization. Unity in Islam ̶ The Five Pillars. Forms of Islam-Diversity among Muslims.
Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Fri, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Jains, Sikhs, and Baha'is. Religion and Law in America. Religion Today ̶ Trends, Challenges, and Hope.
Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Wellington Branch

Book & Film Discussion

Wed, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
©‎Warner Bros.
(155 min.)
Film viewing.
Preregister.
R

20th Year Anniversary Celebration

Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 pm
The Wellington Branch Library opened its doors 20 years ago in 1997. Celebrate this joyous occasion, meet staff, see old photos, and enjoy cake and refreshments. (90 min.)

Wayna: Music of the Andes

Wayna: Música de los Andes
Sat, Oct 21, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Andean music group recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Peru & Bolivia. (60 min.) Preregister.
Paco Moreno y el grupo musical Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beaded Spider

Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
Create a beaded spider using seed beads and wire. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Tue, Oct 24, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule a 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. (30 min.)

Organizing Your Digital Photos: One-On-One

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Learn how to rename a photo, create a folder for different categories, and move photos into the correct folder. Schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through the process. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wed, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” by John Berendt.
(60 min.) Preregister.

The Myth & Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

Thu, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
In addition to addressing his major works and his contributions to literature, this talk explores the truth and lies behind his life and his death. (90 min.) Preregister.
West Boca Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Oct 18, 10:15 am
Politics and Economy of a Centralized Cult. Worshipping Locally. Lives of the Rich, Lives of the Poor.
The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
"Only Yesterday 1941-1958," is a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and during the communist regime. (60 min.)

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Oct 19, 1:00 pm
"Steel Magnolias."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(118 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
PG

Script-In-Hand Players Presents “Encounters”

Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Chance meetings with humorous results! Three short plays performed by a company of local actors. Speak with the cast after the show. (60 min.)

Bridging Faiths Book Discussion: "All the Rivers," by Dorit Rabinyan

Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Oct 25, 10:15 am
Assyrian Incursion into Israel and Judah. Life under Siege. Religious Debates and Preserved Text.
The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Finding Lasting Happiness Through Meditation

Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Learn a simple, yet highly effective, method to help still our restless mind and achieve a state of lasting happiness. John Bednarik returns for this powerful and engaging activity. (2 hr.)

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Oct 26, 1:00 pm
"The Help."
©‎Dreamworks Pictures.
(146 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
PG-13

NEW TIME - Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Fri, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Don't miss an opportunity to watch this documentary about two violin masters. Learn why their instruments, sculpted 300 years ago, are worth millions of dollars. Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Mon, Nov 20, 2:00 pm

Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which advanced automobile safety system, personal assistant device, or wearable tech to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it′s free and accessible.

(60 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch

Medicare Part D

Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Delve into an in-depth view of the Medicare drug costs. All Medicare beneficiaries are effected by Part D revisions due to cost and benefit changes regardless of the beneficiary’s Medicare plan option. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Sep 21.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Stone Raft")
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Martes, 17 de octubre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “"La balsa de piedra" de José Saramago. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 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, Oct 19, 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 Thu, Sep 21.

Tuna of Weston

Tuna de Weston
Sun, Oct 22, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 22 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Musical performance in the traditional style of the Tuna Española, a tradition that dates back hundreds of years to medieval times, in which a group of traveling musicians performs songs in historic costume. (60 min.) Preregister.
La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Origami

Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Fold paper using the ancient Japanese art form to create beautifully shaped objects. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Sep 21.

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

Wed, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 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.

Way-Off Broadway Players

Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
This ever-popular group of performers will delight you with their latest production, “Family Matters.” (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Sep 21.

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month: Accordionist Pablo De Vincenzo

Sun, Oct 29, 2:30 pm
Pablo De Vincenzo will demonstrate the versatility and beautiful sounds of the accordion in this special musical presentation. (45 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Cindy Potter Taylor, will discuss how to start researching your Jewish ancestry.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward: All About Foot Health

Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Dr. Ashley L. Bowles, D.P.M of Bethesda Health System discusses the importance of foot screenings to keep your feet happy and healthy. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Sep 21.