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Acreage Branch

Crafternoon: Coffee Bag Tote

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

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

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

Crafternoon: Birdhouse Book Art

Wed, May 03, 3:00 pm
Transform paperback books into beautiful decorative birdhouses. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, May 04, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Coffee House Classics

Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
"Breakfast at Tiffany's." ©Paramount Pictures. (115 min.) Celebrate Audrey Hepburn’s birthday with refreshments while watching one of her classic films. Preregister.
Not rated.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tue, May 09, 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.)

Cinema & Craft Night: Mother's Day Edition

Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm
"Dumbo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (64 min.) Enjoy a movie while making handmade Mother's Day cards. Materials provided. Preregister.
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English Exchange

Thu, May 11, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Mother's Day Tea Cup Bouquets

Thu, May 11, 6:30 pm
Make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift for your mom or another special person. Bring in your own tea cup or one will be provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Miniature Gardens at the Beach

Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Create a relaxing, seaside miniature garden to get you in the summer mood. Materials provided. Ages 10 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tue, May 16, 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.)

The Coloring Club

Wed, May 17, 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. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, May 18, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Invasive Plants & Their Management

Sat, May 20, 10:00 am
Laurie Albrecht, PBC Environmental Horticulture agent, identifies the most common plant marauders and how to avoid planting invasive plants in your garden. Receive a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants while supplies last, some restrictions apply. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore,” by Robin Sloan

Sun, May 21, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Circle

Wed, May 24, 2:00 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.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Wed, May 24, 6:00 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.

English Exchange

Thu, May 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

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.
Belle Glade Branch

Book-A-Librarian

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

Introduction to Finding Grants

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

English Exchange

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

Springtime Wreath

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

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 02, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 09, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 16, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, May 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.

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.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

25th Anniversary Celebration

Mon, May 01, 11:00 am
Write your memories and sentiments on our anniversary dedication board. Take a trip down memory lane with our display of photos.

Saturday Matinee: Mother's Day Edition

Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
"Moms' Night Out." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (98 min.)
PG

25th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
The Clarence E. Anthony Branch Library opened its doors 25 years ago in May 1992. Celebrate this joyous occasion, meet staff, see old photos, and enjoy refreshments. (90 min.)
Gardens Branch

Holocaust Remembrance Day Film

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

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

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

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm

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

(45 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Tue, May 02, 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." Group meets independently in the library on Tue, May 16, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Wed, May 03, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
"Leviathan." ©Sony Picture Classics. (140 min.) In Russian with English subtitles. Preregister, beginning, Thu, Apr 20. Shown with permission. R

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Tue, May 09, 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.

PBS Documentary: "Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona"

Tue, May 09, 2:30 pm
(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

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Wed, May 10, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion Summer Series Sign-Up

Thu, May 11, 10:00 am
Borrow the book and sign up for the book discussion in June, led by Donna Gruber Adair. Preregister, beginning Thu, May 11.

Discover Axis 360

Thu, May 11, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

Transparent Language Online

Tue, May 16, 10:30 am
Acquire a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month

Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Music Therapy for Relaxation.
TrustBridge Health professionals will speak about interventions and strategies to promote mental health for individuals, families and caregivers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Socrates Café

Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Thu, May 18, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month

Thu, May 18, 2:30 pm
Grief and Loss: What Is Normal About That.
TrustBridge Health professionals will speak about interventions and strategies to promote mental health for individuals, families and caregivers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Tue, May 23, 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. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Tue, May 23, 2:30 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.

Morningstar Investment Research Center: A Financial Learning & Investment Online Resource

Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
This online resource provides you with customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks, and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

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.
Glades Road Branch

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm

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

(45 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Practical Mindfulness

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

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, May 01, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, May 02, 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, May 03, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Small Claim Court

Mon, May 08, 6:30 pm
Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. Presented by the PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, May 09, 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, May 10, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, May 15, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
"The Girl on the Train." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Preregister.
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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, May 16, 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, May 17, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

What Is Alzheimer's Disease? What Is Dementia?

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Karen Gilbert, vice president of education and quality assurance for Alzheimer’s Community Care discusses dementia, how it relates to Alzheimer’s disease, and why Alzheimer's disease develops. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion

Fri, May 19, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, May 23, 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.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Craig Johnson

Tue, May 23, 1:00 pm
This best-selling author of the "Longmire" mysteries, basis for the hit television series "Longmire," discusses "The Highwayman: A Longmire Story." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, May 09, 10:00 am by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

English Exchange

Wed, May 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Music by Max Green

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Max Green is an accomplished folk singer and guitarist who performs hits from yesterday and today. His rendition of "Hava Nagila" will speak to your heart and soul. (60 min.) Preregister.

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.
Greenacres Branch

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

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

Local Archaeology of Greenacres

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

English Exchange

Tue, May 02, 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.

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Thu, May 04, 2:30 pm

Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs.

(90 min.) Preregister.

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

Fri, May 05, 2:30 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Mon, May 08, 2:30 pm
Being Minoan and Mycenaean. Being Greek.
The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Tue, May 09, 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

Thu, May 11, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 5/18 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born May 22, 1859, is the creator of the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes! Join in an "elementary" discussion of Mitch Cullen's book, "A Slight Trick of the Mind," about a now elderly Holmes whose memory begins to fail. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Tue, May 16, 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.

Genealogy: An Introduction

Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Are you interested in researching your family history? Carlos Ruth with the Genealogical Society of PBC will talk about their resources accessible at the Main Library. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Thu, May 18, 1:30 pm
"Mr. Holmes."
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(105 min.)
Film viewing and discussion.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born May 22, 1859, is the creator of the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes! Join in an "elementary" discussion of Mitch Cullen's book, "A Slight Trick of the Mind," about a now elderly Holmes whose memory begins to fail. (2 hr.)
PG

Asian Heritage Month: Movie Matinee

Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
"Memoirs of a Geisha." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (145 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

English Exchange

Tue, May 23, 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.

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.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Discovering Humor Hidden in the Golden Years

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

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

Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am

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

(60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

Adult Coloring Club

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

Nonfiction Book Discussion

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

Financial Literacy

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

Hurricane Harmonizers

Mon, May 01, 2:00 pm
Join us for an a cappella musical performance by this male barbershop chorus group. (45 min.) Preregister.

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

Mon, May 01, 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, May 02, 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, May 02, 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 03, 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, May 03, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.

Writers' Workshop

Wed, May 03, 4:00 pm
Session 1.
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 Reading

Wed, May 03, 6:00 pm
Join participants of our Writers' Workshop as they share their work. (90 min.)

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

Thu, May 04, 10:00 am
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society, Cindy Potter Taylor, will discuss how to start researching your Jewish ancestry. (60 min.) Preregister.

PBS Documentary: "Brooklyn Bridge"

Mon, May 08, 10:00 am
(58 min.) This documentary examines the great problems and ingenious solutions from conception to construction. A discussion by Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Medical Mondays: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Zwick, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Tue, May 09, 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, May 09, 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 10, 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

Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
"The Light Between Oceans." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (132 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for the film adaptation of M.L. Stedman's book, followed by a discussion. (3 hr.)
PG-13

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival: Part I

Mon, May 15, 10:00 am
"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.) A discussion with Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.)
PG

Poetry Workshop

Tue, May 16, 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, May 16, 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 17, 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 17, 4:00 pm
Session 2.
Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 24.

Three Funny Jewish Men: Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Lewis, & Jackie Mason

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of three unique comedians and the struggles and events that led to their fame. (60 min.) Preregister.

PBS Documentary: "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War"

Mon, May 22, 10:00 am
(90 min.) An American couple’s courageous mission to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. A discussion with Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. TV-PG

Poetry Workshop

Tue, May 23, 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, May 23, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Dancercise for Seniors

Wed, May 24, 10:00 am
Instructor Shirley Baker teaches this class with upbeat music using dance and fitness moves to increase flexibility and improve posture. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Space is limited. Preregister, beginning Mon, May 08.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, May 24, 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.)

Nonfiction Book Discussion: "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," by J.D. Vance

Thu, May 25, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a discussion. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

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

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Every 20 years the committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

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.

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.

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

Muggle Book Discussion

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

Lighthouse Keepers of Jupiter

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

International Tabletop Day

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

Yarn All About It!

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Meet fellow crafters and have a new space to work on your project. This is not a beginners' course, though all skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

French Beaded Wild Rose

Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Just in time for Mother’s Day, learn the basics of French flower beading. Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant flower. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Jupiter Bike Trails & Basic Bike Maintenance

Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Information will be presented on access points, terrain crossed, possible wildlife, and sources for more detailed information on the lands one can reach by bicycle. A short demonstration on basic bicycle maintenance will also be held. (90 min.) Preregister.

Color Your Way to Calmness

Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Discover why adult coloring books are taking off in a big way. This month, also color and fold a paper sculpture. Colored pencils and crayons provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED: Saturday Morning TV Adventure

Sat, May 20, 9:00 am
"The Dukes of Hazzard." ©Warner Bros. (60 min.) For a low-stress start to your Saturday, go back in time to the 1970s with this film. Light refreshments provided.
Not rated.

Bullet Journal®: An Analog Organizational System for 21st Century

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Created by Ryder Carroll, it can be anything from a simple calendar planner to an art journal, whatever works for you. Get started at our workshop; supplies are provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Paper Flowers

Wed, May 24, 10:00 am
This class focuses on the flowers traditionally made for Memorial Day, including the Flanders poppy. All materials provided, but sharp scissors and low-temp glue gun may be helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Green Housecleaning: Alternatives That Are Relatively Free of Toxic Effects

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Reduce the potential for exposure to chemicals from household products by using alternatives that are relatively free of toxic effects and make the home environment better, safer and healthier to live in. (60 min.) Preregister.

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.
Lantana Road Branch

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

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

Budgeting With Excel

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

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

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

Chess Club

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

English Exchange

Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Online Learning: Tutor.com & Lynda.com

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

English Exchange

Wed, May 03, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Meet the Author: Kristy Woodson Harvey

Fri, May 05, 2:00 pm
Award-winning, Southern fiction author discusses her latest novel, “Slightly South of Simple.” (60 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? We will be having fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Mother's Day Extravaganza

Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
Celebrate mom with making crafts to give as gifts, with songs and stories. Refreshments served to moms by their children. Dress to impress! (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Haitian Heritage Celebration & Unveiling of the Haitian Cultural Collection!

Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Beloved Haitian author Jessica Fièvre will discuss her experiences as a writer. Enjoy a festive afternoon with dance performances by Dayana Dolne and more. Event offered in English and Creole. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? (30 min.) Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.

Meditation for Total Wellness

Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
Join John Bednarik for this powerful workshop that can positively impact your life. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Haitian Heritage Month Film

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
"Deported." ©Third World Newsreel. (72 min.) Follow the plight of Haitian criminal deportees from North America. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Haitian Heritage Month Film

Thu, May 18, 6:00 pm
"Deported." ©Third World Newsreel. (72 min.) Follow the plight of Haitian criminal deportees from North America. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Future of Spine Diagnosis & Treatment

Mon, May 22, 2:00 pm
Learn about the newest options for diagnosis and treatment of the spine, back and neck from Dr. Pasquale Montesano, spine surgeon at Bethesda Hospital. (60 min.) Preregister.

Music Therapy for Relaxation

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Music therapy has shown to be effective in reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation. Presented by Tiffany Womack of TrustBridge Health. (90 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Wed, May 24, 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.

English Exchange

Wed, May 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Haitian Canvas Painting

Thu, May 25, 5:00 pm
Paint a scene reminiscent of the beauty of Hispaniola to celebrate the rich culture of Haiti. Limit 24. (2 hr.) Preregister.

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.
Main Library

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

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

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

Conozca al autor: Antonio Villa Cabello

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

English Exchange

Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Creating a Personal Budget With Excel

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

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Trading Places."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(118 min.)
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Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
"The Big Short."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(130 min.)
R

Speak With a Specialist

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

Marketing Strategies for Your Business

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

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

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

International Tabletop Day 2017

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

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Martes, 02 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.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Diversity at the Oscars

Fri, May 05, 2:15 pm
"13th."
©‎Netflix.
(100 min.)
Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Martes, 09 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.

Orientación: Estrategias exitosas para nuevos negocios

(Successful Strategies for New Businesses, in Spanish)
Tue, May 09, 6:00 pm
Martes, 09 de mayo, 6:00 pm
¿Piensa iniciar su propio negocio o lo inició recientemente? La orientación de Prospera (previamente HBIF) cubre información esencial para el comienzo de su negocio y más detalles sobre cómo se puede beneficiar de los servicios de Prospera. Charla ofrecida en español. https://portal.prosperausa.org/client/events. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Bids & Business Workshop

Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Learn the process of the government contracting certification program currently available to small business owners. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Stitchin' in the Stacks:

Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Each session will include patterns celebrating Asian/Pacific American culture. Basic cross stitch supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Seminario: El arte de las redes sociales

(Social Media Strategies, in Spanish)
Wed, May 10, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 10 de mayo, 6:00 pm
Aprenda pasos detallados de cómo puede ser más efectivo al momento de manejar sus redes sociales. Charla ofrecida en español. https://portal.prosperausa.org/client/events. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Adult Coloring Club: International Migratory Bird Day Edition

Club de colorear para adultos: Edición del día internacional de las aves migratorias
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 11 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day with a coloring session featuring drawings adapted from the works of American ornithologist, David Allen Sibley. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebren el día de las aves migratorias coloreando dibujos adaptados de las obras del ornitólogo americano David Allen Sibley. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Thu, May 11, 2:30 pm
Are you a beginning, intermediate, or advanced investor wanting to make educated investment decisions? Value Line is an online resource that helps investors make sound choices. During this workshop, you will be able to create or research a portfolio. (90 min.) Preregister.

Diversity at the Oscars

Fri, May 12, 2:15 pm
"Loving."
©‎Focus Features.
(123 min.)
Preregister.
PG-13

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Sat, May 13, 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.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Martes, 16 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.

Chess Club for Adults

Club de ajedrez para adultos
Tue, May 16, 6:00 pm
Martes, 16 de mayo, 6:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Si disfrutas jugar ajedrez o deseas mejorar tu técnica, únete a nosotros. Conocimiento básico del ajedrez es necesario. Se requiere registrarse. (2 hr.) Preregister.

International Migratory Bird Day Games

Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Test your knowledge about our feathered friends with “What Bird Am I?” the trivia game. Then enjoy spotting the birds in a game of bingo. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each round. (60 min.) Preregister.

Looking for a New Job? Land That Job With Career Transitions

Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Enhance your job search with Career Transitions, one of the library's many online research resources. Create a custom résumé or cover letter. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club: Islamic Art Edition

Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
In recognition of the start of Ramadan, we will explore the intricate patterns of Islamic mosaics. Resources for further study will be available. All ages. (60 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Diversity at the Oscars

Fri, May 19, 2:15 pm
"Fences."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(133 min.)
Preregister.
PG-13

Celebrate Haitian Heritage Book Festival

Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Meet the winners of the School District of PBC Haitian Heritage Month essay contest. Join host, Bito David for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include: Regine Coicou Stewart, Diane Allerdyce, Dovilas Anderson, Margaret Papillon, and others. Program offered in English and Creole. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Connecting Our Stories: Bilingual Book Discussion: "Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Stories,” by Gabriel García Márquez

Conectando nuestras historias: Tertulia literaria bilingüe: “Doce cuentos peregrinos” de Gabriel García Márquez
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 20 de mayo, 2:00 pm
We will discuss the stories “Bon Voyage, Mr. President” and “I sell my dreams.” (60 min.) Preregister.
Discutiremos las historias “Buen viaje, Señor Presidente” y “Me alquilo para soñar.” Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Tue, May 23, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Martes, 23 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.

Asian Heritage Month Film: PBS Documentary

Tue, May 23, 6:00 pm
"First Person Singular: I.M. Pei." (85 min.) Architect I.M. Pei leads viewers through some of his most famous creations like the Louvre, the National Gallery of Art, and the Meyerson Symphony Center. Subtitles in English. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Stitchin' in the Stacks:

Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Each session will include patterns celebrating Asian/Pacific American culture. Basic cross stitch supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club: International Migratory Bird Day Edition

Club de colorear para adultos: Edición del día internacional de las aves migratorias
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 25 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day with a coloring session featuring drawings adapted from the works of American ornithologist, David Allen Sibley. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebren el día de las aves migratorias coloreando dibujos adaptados de las obras del ornitólogo americano David Allen Sibley. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

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.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

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

(45 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

Movie Matinee

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

Adult Coloring

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ Wildlife. Let's Go to Work ̶ People and Relationships.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Drowning Prevention: Do You Know How to Escape?

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
The third leading cause of drowning in PBC is cars going into canals! Would you know what to do if your car landed in a body of water? Learn ways to save yourself and loved ones. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ From Mundane to Extraordinary. Let's Go to Work ̶ Special Occasions.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
"The Glenn Miller Story."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(115 min.)
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Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg talks about famous people with surprising Jewish roots. Each person has at least one Jewish parent. Pictures and verbal clues are provided for the audience to guess each identity before each story is told. (60 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Tue, May 16, 10:30 am
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Then this is for you! Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ Family Vacations. Advanced Topics ̶ Research and Preparation.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Adult Coloring

Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Jewish Country Music

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Laible Ben Moshe’s music is highly diversified and spans the range from country, folk, blues and rock to Chazonos in a very original form. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Advanced Topics ̶ Macro Photography. Advanced Topics ̶ Low Light.
Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
"Hot Pursuit."
©‎Warner Bros.
(87 min.)
PG-13

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Thu, May 25, 10:30 am

Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs.

(90 min.) Preregister.

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.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Introduction to Proposal Writing

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

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

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

Are You Board? Game On!

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

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

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

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

Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm

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

(60 min.) Preregister.

Origami: April Showers Bring Spring Flowers

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

Are You Board? Game On!

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

Create a Memory Page

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Create artful 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 Thu, Apr 20.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, May 08, 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.

May Flower Craft Series

Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Paper flowers.
Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

May Flower Craft Series

Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Felt flowers.
Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

May Flower Craft Series

Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Tissue and coffee filter flowers.
Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

May Flower Craft Series

Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Tea Party!
Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

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

Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Figure Drawing

Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of figurative drawing. Using graphite and charcoal, we’ll learn the basics of figure drawing and how to use ideal proportions in your own figures. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, May 16, 6:00 pm
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival!
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.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Wed, May 17, 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.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Wed, May 17, 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, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Watercolor Coloring for Adults: Floral Edition

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Spring has sprung! Celebrate the beauty of nature's bounty. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, May 22, 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: Advanced Open Studio - Figure Drawing

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Develop your observational drawing skills by investigating proportion, form and gesture. This is an open studio, just come in, sit down, and draw. Materials provided, as well as guidance from our instructor. Figure drawing experience is required. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Apr 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, May 27, 6:00 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, 2:00 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.
Tequesta Branch

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
European Sculpture. The Arts of Africa and Oceania. The Ancient New World.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

French Beaded Flower

Fri, May 05, 2:30 pm
Just in time for Mother's Day, learn the basics of French flower beading. Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant flower. Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Musical Instruments and Arms and Armor. Costumes and Textiles. American Art ̶ 1650-1865.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
American Art 1865-1900. 20th-Century Art ̶ Before World War II. 20th-Century Art ̶ After World War II.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Fri, May 19, 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 will be provided. Pick up a materials list when you register. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
The Robert Lehman Collection ̶ 1400-1800. The Robert Lehman Collection ̶1800-1960. The People of the Museum.
Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Wellington Branch

English Exchange

Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Buying a Car: How Not to Get Scammed

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

Holocaust Remembrance Book Discussion

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

Writers LIVE! Presents: Julie James

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

Music by Laible Blu

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

Altered Book Organizers

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

Learn & Earn: The Investment Club Advantage

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

English Exchange

Mon, May 01, 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.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Thu, May 04, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Mon, May 08, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, May 08, 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.

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Wed, May 10, 3:00 pm

Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs.

(90 min.) Preregister.

Monday Morning Coloring

Mon, May 15, 10:30 am
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, May 15, 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.

Letters to Our Military

Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Remember our service men and women by making a card to thank them. Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, founder of Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Inc. of Lake Worth, will present. Craft supplies provided. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, May 22, 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.

French Beaded Flower

Mon, May 22, 6:30 pm
Learn the basics of French beading by using seed beads and wire to create a timeless little wildflower. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Brother, I’m Dying,” by Edwidge Danticat

Tue, May 23, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Five Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Wed, May 24, 6:30 pm
Joe Hamilton of TrustBridge Health teaches practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels for a healthier life. (60 min.) Preregister.

"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.
West Boca Branch

Adult Book Discussion Series

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

Lean In Circle

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

Florida Film Festival

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

English Exchange

Mon, May 01, 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, May 03, 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 of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, May 04, 1:00 pm
"The Palm Beach Story."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(90 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
Not rated.

English Exchange

Mon, May 08, 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.

Florida Film Festival

Thu, May 11, 1:00 pm
"The Truman Show."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(103 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
PG

English Exchange

Mon, May 15, 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: Marbled Paper

Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Create colorful marbled effects on paper using paints and shaving cream that your marbled paper can enhance your next scrapbook or paper craft project. (60 min.) Preregister.

Digital Café

Wed, May 17, 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 of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, May 18, 1:00 pm
"The Yearling."
©‎Warner Bros.
(128 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
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English Exchange

Mon, May 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Adult Book Discussion Series: "The Second Mrs. Hockaday," by Susan Rivers

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi for a discussion. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

PBC in World War II

Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Drawing upon images from historical societies and other public and private collections, Susan Gillis, curator at Boca Raton History Museum, tells a compelling story of our county’s service in WWII. (60 min.)

Florida Film Festival

Thu, May 25, 1:00 pm
"Key Largo."
©‎Warner Bros.
(101 min.)
Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida!
Not rated.
West Boynton Branch

Hip & Knee Pain Treatment Options

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

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

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

Best Books of 2016

Mon, May 01, 2:00 pm
Stacie M. Kiner discusses some of National Public Radio's (NPR) best 100 Books of 2016. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Wendy Wax

Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Best-selling novelist, Wendy Wax, will discuss her new book, "One Good Thing." (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 am by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2017.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 03, 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.

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Wed, May 03, 1:00 pm

Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs.

(90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 03, 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.

Buying a Computer: Be Informed Before You Shop!

Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Which computer is right for you? Our library computer specialist guides you to reliable information for purchasing a computer. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Adult Coloring Club

Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Smartphone Photo Editing

Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Madeline Schiller, amateur photographer and technology expert, shares tips on how to edit your photos using a camera app. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

Tue, May 09, 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, May 10, 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.

CANCELLED - Mental Health Month: Your Guide to Local Resources

Wed, May 10, 1:00 pm
Diana M. Ortiz, research services' librarian, discusses mental health resources, organizations and hospitals in the local community. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 10, 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.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

Thu, May 11, 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. is (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Crafternoon: Stippling

Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
April showers bring May flowers. Stipple a Mother's Day bouquet using fine markers to make small dots. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of various famous individuals with Jewish parents or ancestors. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 02.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Falcó")
Tue, May 16, 6:30 pm
Martes, 16 de mayo, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Falcó” de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 17, 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.

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

Wed, May 17, 1:00 pm
Every 20 years the committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 17, 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, May 18, 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 Tue, Apr 25.

Music by Laible Blu

Mon, May 22, 2:00 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 02.

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of various famous individuals with Jewish parents or ancestors. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 02.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 24, 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.

CANCELLED - Spanish 101

Wed, May 24, 1:00 pm
Interested in learning a new language? Diana M. Ortiz, research services' librarian, teaches the basics of the Spanish language. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 02.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, May 24, 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.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Introduction to Japanese History, Art & Culture

Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Alexandra Weaver, from the Morikami Museum, introduces the important time periods and the influential events that shaped Japan's society, art and culture. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 25.

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.