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Palm Beach County Library System Observes Holocaust Remembrance

Apr, 2015. Commemorate Holocaust Days of Remembrance with a month-long series of programs offered throughout the county. Through film, literature and lectures by educators, survivors and liberators, Holocaust Days of Remembrance programming is an opportunity for the community to learn and to reflect.

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Springtime Cooking

In the Kitchen. The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift. - Laurie Colwin. Learn about some favorite springtime foods and make spring a time of giving.

Start Cooking Spring Time Favorites

Spring is in the Air!

New Season. Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!' - Robin Williams. The birds are chirping, bees are buzzing, and spring flowers are about to be in full bloom.

Get Your Kids Excited About Spring

Remembering Sir Terry Pratchett

Mar 12, 2015. Sir Terry Pratchett, fantasy author and creator of the Discworld series, dies at age 66. He sold more than 85 million books worldwide in 37 languages. Pratchett received a knighthood for "services to literature" in the 2009.

Celebrate His Life with One of His Books

Awkward!

Mar 18, 2015. I know my life is full of awkward pauses, and I think it's hilarious. - Josh Hutcherson. It's Awkward Moments Day, but being awkward doesn't need to be so... awkward. Be sure to see the humor of the situation and have a good laugh about it!

Growing Up Can Be Awkward, Reading Isn't

Dive into Genealogy

Family. What the next generation will value most is not what we owned, but the evidence of who we were and the tales of how we lived. In the end, it's the family stories that are worth the storage. - Ellen Goodman. Discover you're ancestors living in the 18th century, or give yourself confidence in answering the question "Who are you?"

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Once Upon a Time....Retelling

Imagine. If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. - Albert Einstein. It is always fun to enter the worlds of fairy tales. It can be even more exciting to reimagine them and discover them new all over again.

Discover New Twists on Favorite Tales

Celebrate Dr. Seuss

Mar 02, 1904. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. - Dr. Seuss. Would you read them in a house? Would you read them with a mouse? Take this month to celebrate the whimsy and joy of Dr. Seuss.

Wake Up the Brain Cells with These Classics Watch His Magical World Come to Life

Scrapbooking

Get Crafty. Scrapbooking isn't about scraps of paper and photos. Scrapbooking is about scraps of life - yours and those special to you. - Rebecca Sower. It has become more than a hobby, it's become a culture. From beginners to veterans, there's always room for inspiration.

Find a Book to Inspire Your Own Book

World War II

75th Anniversary. Two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths. 75 years later, take some time to reflect and remember.

Take Some Time to Travel Back in Time

Get Organized

A New Year."Organization isn't about perfection; it's about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, saving time and money and improving your overall quality of life."
- Christina Scalise, "Organize Your Life and More."

Remove the Clutter from Your Life

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