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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Sep 04, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Adult Events at the Library

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West Boca Branch

Adult Book Discussion: "The Glass Castle," by Jeannette Walls

Tue, Aug 22, 2:00 pm
Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Aug 24, 1:00 pm
"Guardians of the Galaxy."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(121 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past 40 years!
PG-13

Fantasy Football 2017

Sun, Aug 27, 2:00 pm

Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Aug 31, 1:00 pm
"Ghostbusters."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(116 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past 40 years!
PG-13

Tech Talk: One-On-One Sign-Up

Fri, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, e-reader or other device? Contact the research services desk to schedule a 30-minute session. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Fri, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment for online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Coloring Crafternoon

Tue, Sep 05, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Sep 07, 1:00 pm
"Fried Green Tomatoes."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(130 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
PG-13

Trivia Contest!

Sun, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)

Cooking the Books: "Jack's Wife Freda: Cooking From New York's West Village," by Dean & Maya Jankelowitz

Tue, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Sep 14, 1:00 pm
"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
©‎Warner Bros.
(108 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
Not rated.

Crafternoon: Decorate Your Own Book Tote

Tue, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
Get creative using fabric paints and permanent markers to decorate your own canvas bag to carry your favorite books. (60 min.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Sep 21, 1:00 pm
"The Notebook."
©‎New Line Cinema.
(123 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
PG-13

Adult Book Discussion: "The Art of Racing in the Rain," by Garth Stein

Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Sep 27, 10:15 am
Lecture 1: Biblical Israel - The Story of a People. Lecture 2: By the Rivers of Babylon - Exile. Lecture 3: Ancestor Narratives in Genesis.
World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Southern Film Festival

Thu, Sep 28, 1:00 pm
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
©‎Warner Bros.
(155 min.)
Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South.
R