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January 2017 Issue

  1. Introduction
  2. Writers LIVE! Presents:
    Wine & Words With Andrew Gross
  3. Writers LIVE!
  4. Friends Book Sale
  5. Quickbyte: Quik

Welcome to the January Issue of
Books & Bytes!

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Wine & Words With Andrew Gross

Enjoy a glass of wine and light refreshments with this New York Times best-selling author as he talks about his latest book, "The One Man." Food and drinks at 5:30 pm, followed by an author talk and book signing. All proceeds from the event will go towards library activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

$35 per person from Mon, Jan 02 to Sat, Jan 14.

Tickets are a non-refundable, charitable donation.

Make checks payable to: The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System or pay online at: www.pbclibrary.org/friends

Writers LIVE!

The Writers LIVE! series is now in its ninth year of bringing the community together with authors and their books. From Jan-May of 2017 a dynamic line-up of best-selling, critically-acclaimed, and award-winning authors will be visiting libraries throughout the county to discuss their latest works, chat with you, and sign books.

This series is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System, Inc.

Friends Book Sale

Fri, Jan 27 - Sun, Jan 29, 2017.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446

Friends Members Only:
Fri, Jan 27, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Public Sale:
Sat, Jan 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Public Half-price Sale:
Sun, Jan 29, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Quickbyte: Quik

If you have a camera or phone full of images and video clips and you’d like to do something with them, check out Quik. It's a free app that allows you to edit your content into a finished product that’s both professional looking and fun.

Import your video from your camera or from Facebook or Instagram; Quik will pull out interesting parts of your video, add transitions, and sync it all to one of their 80+ free songs or to your own music. You have a choice of more than two dozen video styles. Want a 30-second video? Quik will select and adjust the footage to fit that timeframe. You also have the option of adding text and filters, and can share your product on social media sites or by text or email. If it sounds easy, that’s because it is!

As a reminder, if you are interested in more intricate photo or video editing, you can visit CreationStation at the Main Library of the Palm Beach County Library System. But for fun, easy and “quik” image/video editing, Quik may be just what you’re looking for. Available for free for both Android and iOS devices.

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