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Acreage Branch
Acoustic Java Jam
Sat, Mar 07, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library. (2 hr.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Mar 10, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, will discuss eating disorders in women, men and children throughout their life span. (60 min.)

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Board Game Day
Sat, Mar 14, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Women's History Month Matinee
Sun, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
"Frida."

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

Experience award-winning films chronicling the contributions and achievements of two remarkable women.

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March Madness Competition
Mon, Mar 16, 7:00 pm

The most exciting part of the college basketball season has arrived. Fill out a bracket of selected winners and take part in a friendly competition. Track your progress from the first round all the way to the Final Four! (60 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Tue, Mar 17, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Harry Potter and the Wizard Quizzers
Wed, Mar 18, 6:30 pm

Hop on the Hogwarts Express and bring the family to an evening of Harry Potter-themed trivia! House-elves will whip up treats including pizza, punch and prizes. (90 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian
Thu, Mar 19, 7:00 pm

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Wed, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Andraya Brennan, from the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, discusses tools and resources designed to enable seniors to remain in control of health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Women's History Month Matinee
Sun, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
“Gorillas in the Mist.”

©Universal Pictures. (150 min.) PG-13

Experience award-winning films chronicling the contributions and achievements of two remarkable women.

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Card Gamers Club
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh! Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages. (90 min.)

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Belle Glade Branch
English Exchange
Thu, Mar 05, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Mar 12, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

English Exchange
Thu, Mar 19, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

English Exchange
Thu, Mar 26, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Book-a-Librarian
Wed, Mar 04, 12:00 pm

Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or e-mail? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session. (60 min.)

Movie Matinee
Sat, Mar 07, 2:00 pm
"Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee
Sat, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
"Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) PG-13

Gardens Branch
The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Wed, Mar 04, 2:30 pm

Lecture 1: Isn't it Romantic! Lecture 2: A Pianist in Leipzig.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Freegal - Downloadable Music
Thu, Mar 05, 10:30 am

Learn more about the new library service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Fri, Mar 06, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Sunday Cinema
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey."

©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

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AARP Tax Help
Tue, Mar 10, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Creative Writing for Beginners
Tue, Mar 10, 1:30 pm

Unleash your creativity as you write about your life or any other topic of interest. (75 min.)

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The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Wed, Mar 11, 2:30 pm

Lecture 3: Clara. Lecture 4: Carnaval.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library with your library card. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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Learn from a Master: Native Plants and Butterflies of South Florida
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

Susan Lerner, Master Gardener, will discuss native plants, butterflies and bees. She is a member of the Florida Native Plant Society, Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council, and Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association. (75 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Fri, Mar 13, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

AARP Tax Help
Tue, Mar 17, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Wed, Mar 18, 2:30 pm

Lecture 5: Marriage and Songs. Lecture 6: The Symphonic Year.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Socrates Café
Wed, Mar 18, 6:30 pm

Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "A Walk in the Woods." Author, Bill Bryson recounts his 2,100 mile hike along the Appalachian Trail with his friend, Stephen Katz. (90 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Fri, Mar 20, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Book Discussion: "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul"
Mon, Mar 23, 3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of the latest title from Bob Shacochis; a past winner of the National Book Award. Return on the following Thu, Apr 02, for a live discussion with the author as part of our Writers LIVE! series. Sign up and check out the book. (60 min.)

AARP Tax Help
Tue, Mar 24, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Mar 25, 10:30 am

Call to book time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library with your library card. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann - Their Lives and Music
Wed, Mar 25, 2:30 pm

Lecture 7: Illness Takes Hold. Lecture 8: Madness.

An overview of the Romantic composer Robert Schumann: his music as a highly personal form of self expression, his love for and productive musical partnership with his wife Clara, and his mental decline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Thu, Mar 26, 2:30 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach." This is a story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Books will be available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregister.

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AARP Tax Help
Fri, Mar 27, 11:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

hoopla - Movies, Music, Audiobooks
Tue, Mar 31, 10:30 am

Learn about our new service, hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow free movies, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an Internet connection. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Tue, Mar 31, 12:30 pm

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Glades Road Branch
English Exchange
Wed, Mar 04, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Mon, Mar 09, 2:00 pm

Lecture 3: Evolution of Verse/Chorus Song. Lecture 4: The Ragtime Years (c. 1890-1917).

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Mar 10, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Wed, Mar 11, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

Current Events Discussion Group
Mon, Mar 16, 10:00 am

Facilitator Walter Beck will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

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The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Mon, Mar 16, 2:00 pm

Lecture 5: Vaudeville Era (1181 to c. 1935). Lecture 6: Tin Pan Alley.

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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How to be Certified as an 8(a) Disadvantaged Minority or Woman-Owned Business.
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 am

Learn how to register as a provider of goods or services to government agencies and to discuss the options to become a certified vendor at the county, state and federal level. Presented by Jackie Rule of the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Wed, Mar 18, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

Mindful Meditation
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness to live in the present moment through meditation and thought processes. (60 min.)

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Book Discussion
Fri, Mar 20, 11:00 am

Stop by the branch for a copy of the book. (60 min.)

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Baseball's Greatest Jewish Superstars: Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Dr. David Dalin, author and lecturer, will give a talk about some of baseball's greatest Jewish superstars. (60 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member. (30 min.)

English Exchange
Wed, Mar 25, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card. (45 min.)

When Jews Were Funny
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

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The Great Courses­­­® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Mon, Mar 30, 2:00 pm

Lecture 7: Broadway in Its Infancy. Lecture 8: The Revue versus the Book Musical.

Covers the 200 year evolution of American musical theater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Greenacres Branch
The Humor of Joan Rivers
Thu, Mar 05, 2:30 pm

Join Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe for a fun and funny talk on the legendary comedienne who had a one-of-a-kind comedic persona! (60 min.)

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The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Mon, Mar 09, 2:30 pm

In this DVD series, we will attempt to recondition the mind to become clear and serene. (60 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Not rated. Lecture 5: Position-Where to Be for Meditation. Lecture 6: Breathing-Finding a Focus for Attention.

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 10, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Close your Florida Home
Wed, Mar 11, 2:30 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (75 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Thu, Mar 12, 1:30 pm
"Serena."

In recognition of Women's History Month, join in a discussion of Ron Rash's novel about a timber empire jeopardized by marriage in Depression-era Appalachia. Join us during the month for a matinee showing of the film at a local theater. Call the library to confirm film date, time and location. (109 min.) R

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Women's History Month Movie Matinee
Sat, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
“Evita.”

©Walt Disney Pictures. (134 min.) PG

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Wed, Mar 25, 2:30 pm

Join Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, as she discusses the issues of eating disorders in women, men and children throughout the life span stages. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. (75 min.)

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When Jews Were Funny
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (89 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 4:00 pm

Session 3.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Game On
Thu, Mar 05, 9:30 am

Play board games, including chess, checkers, Chinese checkers and backgammon. Game knowledge required. (90 min.)

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The Art of Scrapbooking
Thu, Mar 05, 2:00 pm

Come and make personalized scrapbook albums out of binders. Bring your own scrapbook or three-ring binder, photographs, mementos, and creativity to decorate pages to fill your album. Some embellishments and supplies provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister beginning Mon, Feb 23.

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Mon, Mar 09, 2:00 pm

Reread “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," by Roald Dahl and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. Pick up a copy of the book from the check out desk beginning Wed, Feb 18. (75 min.)

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Period Pieces in Film
Mon, Mar 09, 2:00 pm
"Barry Lyndon."

©Warner Bros. (184 min.) Join us for the beginning of our Period Pieces in Film series, as we view and discuss this adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. (4 hr.) PG

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Mar 10, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Mar 11, 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.)

The Humor of Joan Rivers
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

Freelance writer and humorist Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will discuss the versatile and entertaining actor/comedian. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Mon, Mar 02. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® Documentaries: The Everyday Gourmet - Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Thu, Mar 12, 11:00 am

Join Stacie Kiner to view and discuss lectures from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 19: Meat-From Spatchcocked Chicken to Brined Pork Chops. Lecture 20: Seafood-From Market to Plate.

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Thu, Mar 12, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "Catcher in the Rye," by J. D. Salinger. Pick up a copy at the check out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Feb 23.

Medical Mondays: Parkinson's Disease
Mon, Mar 16, 2:00 pm

Dr. Arif Dalvi, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the issue and answer questions. (60 min.)

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Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Mar 17, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Mar 18, 10:30 am

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

Oops! - Obsessions, Humiliations & Other Funny Stuff
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

The Way Off-Broadway Players will perform hilarious skits that prove laughter is the best medicine. Tickets available, two per person, beginning Mon, Mar 09. (60 min.)

Friendship Bracelets
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Bring back the nostalgia of summer camp style friendship bracelets by learning patterns and techniques for do it yourself projects. These handmade colorful bracelets use repeated knotting with embroidery thread that can also be made into key chains. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Feb 23.

If These Knishes Could Talk Documentary
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
"If These Knishes Could Talk."

The story of the New York accent as told by New Yorkers. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.

Poetry Workshop
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Mar 24, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Wed, Mar 25, 10:30 am

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

Closing Your Florida Home
Wed, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Audrey Norman, from PBC Extension Service, will discuss ways to protect your home and prevent problems when you close it after the winter season. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Writers' Workshop
Wed, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Session 4.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

When Jews Were Funny
Thu, Mar 26, 3:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Preregister.
Poetry Workshop
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Tue, Mar 31, 3:30 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

Session 5.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Writers' Workshop
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Session 6.

Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Jupiter Branch
Off Beat Book Discussion
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Discover books that you might not run across yourself in this new book discussion group. Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book. This month the book is "Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald," by Therese Anne Fowler. (90 min.)

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 am

Call to make an appointment any time this month with a librarian to learn how you can borrow eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Game Night
Thu, Mar 12, 6:00 pm

Unplug and enjoy classic games like Scrabble or bring your own favorite board game to share and play with others. (90 min.)

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Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Tue, Mar 17, 5:30 pm

Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned, and all casual formats are welcome. Bring your own decks.

Reader In-Transit Book Discussion Group
Thu, Mar 19, 6:00 pm

Do you love books that help you explore the world? Then join Danielle and find yourself transported! Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of the book. This month the book is "Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void," by Mary Roach. (90 min.)

Image Transfer Workshop
Fri, Mar 20, 2:00 pm

Are you a crafter or artisan? Meet Nancy and Diane to learn about different image transfer methods suitable for collage, journals or altered books. We will explore blender pen, cold laminate and gel transfers among others. (90 min.)

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Fifty Shades of Book Reading: Session Two
Sat, Mar 21, 3:00 pm

Back by popular demand! If you attended January’s event you know we offered five brilliant shades of fiction for your reading pleasure. Join us this month to hear about other shades of reading from the Jupiter Branch’s reading recommendation experts. Genres to be announced. Visit our Facebook page event for more information. (90 min.)

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Medicare Part D
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Are you having difficulty navigating Medicare prescription drug plans? Join representatives from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for a free Medicare Part D presentation to help you understand your prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility, and teach you how to choose a Medicare drug plan. (60 min.)

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Telescope Viewing Night
Tue, Mar 24, 6:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches to gaze at the stars in the night sky through a telescope and be transfixed by beauty. Don't miss this last opportunity to take part. They will be back to visit us again next fall season. (2 hr.)

Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

"Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

The popular book discussion facilitator Donna Gruber Adair is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk and pick up a copy of "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series
Fri, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin.

The popular book discussion facilitator, Donna Gruber Adair, is back this season for our adult book discussion series. Sign up at the information desk, pick up a copy of the book to check out, and then join Donna and other readers on the 4th Friday of the month for an interesting discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

Lantana Road Branch
Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Wed, Mar 04, 2:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and the Director of Programming for The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness, a nonprofit organization, will discuss eating disorders in women, men and children. Ms. Glynn will address the realities of eating disorders in life span stages as children, adolescents, college students, midlife, older adults and specific issues for the elderly. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Mar 04, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Job Help Center
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Import and Export for Small Business
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

The Small Business Development Center Import/Export expert leads attendees through an introduction to selling products and services overseas and bringing the world’s products and services to this country. If there’s anything “hip” in small business at the moment, import/export is it. (2 hr.)

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English Exchange
Wed, Mar 11, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Zumba®
Sat, Mar 14, 3:00 pm

This Latin inspired dance fitness class is taking the world by storm! Engage in exciting tropical moves and rhythms. Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

When Jews Were Funny
Wed, Mar 18, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Shecky Greene, Howie Mandel, David Steinberg, Gilbert Gottfried and many others. Filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy from the early days of the Borscht belt to the present. This film explores ethnicity in the entertainment industry as well as what it means to be Jewish. (89 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. Not rated.

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English Exchange
Wed, Mar 18, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Lisa See
Fri, Mar 20, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book, “China Dolls.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 09, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Job Help Center
Tue, Mar 24, 10:00 am

Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.)

Chess Club
Wed, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome.

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English Exchange
Wed, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks! Call to schedule an appointment. (30 min.)

Loula V. York Branch
English Exchange
Mon, Mar 09, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 16, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 23, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00 pm

Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.

Main Library
Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Mar 05, 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 so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 08 de marzo, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Mar 10, 1:00 pm

Photoshop.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluación del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Tue, Mar 10, 3:00 pm

Martes, 2 de diciembre, 3:00 pm martes, 10 de marzo, 3-6pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse. Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities for a free screening of your child at FAU’s mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8.

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 10, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

FUNdamentals of Contracting
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will help you understand the FUNdamentals of contracting. The focus will be on the following objectives: System for Award Management (SAM) portal for federal government registration, consideration of techniques for the development of an elevator speech, review of the North American Industry Classification system (NAICS) and a discussion of the importance of a capability statement. Don't forget to bring your business cards, as we will have a drawing at the end of the presentation. You must be present to win! Speaker: Jackie Rule, Regional Program Manager. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Mar 12, 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 so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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ReferenceUSA: What Is the Latest News!
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

ReferenceUSA introduces a brand new feature, Personal Accounts. Our Business Librarian will show new users how to access ReferenceUSA and demonstrate how the new features provide added value to those already using ReferenceUSA. The new feature allows you to create custom user profiles, save searches, and search criteria for future lists. (60 min.)

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Alligators with Ears?: Theodore de Bry's 1591 Engravings of Florida Timucua Indians
Thu, Mar 12, 7:00 pm

If you have ever visited a museum or read a book featuring Florida Indians, it is certain you have seen one of Theodore de Bry’s engravings of Florida Timucua Indians, first published in 1591. The engravings all thought to be based on paintings done by Jacques le Moyne, a French colonist who lived near Jacksonville in 1564-1565. But are they? In his illustrated presentation, Dr. Milanich will solve the 420-year old mystery. (75 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 pm

GarageBand.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 pm

Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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Getting Started in Franchising
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center presents "Getting Started in Franchising." So, you want to buy a franchise or franchise out your existing business. Our guest speaker Cliff Fostoff, of FCI Franchise Consultants, sets you straight as to what’s real and what’s not in franchising and how to determine a franchise’s value, costs, royalties, etc. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (2 hr.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
English Exchange
Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Mar 17, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Gardening for Hummingbirds
Wed, Mar 18, 6:00 pm

From Florida firebush to pink porterweed, this is your chance to learn how to transform sunny spaces in your garden into a paradise for hummingbirds. The instructor, Roger Hammer, is the author of numerous books, including "Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Tropical Florida," scheduled for release in April 2015. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Mar 19, 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 so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Movies at Main
Fri, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
"Winter's Tale."

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

Audubon Collection: 35th Anniversary Celebration with James Currie
Sat, Mar 21, 2:00 pm

Join the Main Library & Audubon Society of the Everglades as we celebrate 35 years of our extensive book collection that has brought joy to Palm Beach County birders. Television personality and author James Currie will speak about his new book, "When Eagles Roar." Books will be available for purchase and an author signing will follow. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer's Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Nail Stamping 101
Tue, Mar 24, 6:00 pm

Want to rock amazingly artistic nails, but don't know how? Try nail stamping! Learn about this nail technique that lets you add designs, details and drama to your favorite manicures. We will have a show and tell with all of the tools needed for anyone to become an expert nail stamper and then it’s your turn! Please paint your nails prior to arriving to the program. All materials provided. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Tue, Mar 24, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Raw Foods Diet: Truths and Myths
Wed, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

March is National Nutrition Month. University of Florida/Palm Beach County Extension Agent, Ada Medina-Solorzano will discuss the facts and fallacies of this increasingly popular lifestyle diet. She will discuss exactly what a raw foods diet is, a path to perfect health or to serious undernourishment. Research-based information will be used to help you decide what is best for you. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Thu, Mar 26, 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 so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Someone is Watching.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

English Exchange
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Mar 31, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, May 19, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
AARP/IRS Tax Help
Thu, Mar 05, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Fri, Mar 06, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 09, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Zumba® Gold
Wed, Mar 11, 12:30 pm

Join the party in this Latin inspired dance fitness class where we mix fun moves and rhythms to burn calories. Suitable for active, older adults and beginners. Don’t forget your towel and water! (60 min.)

Preregister.
AARP/IRS Tax Help
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Fri, Mar 13, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

Movie Matinee
Mon, Mar 16, 12:30 pm
"Woman of the Year."

©Warner Bros. (112 min.) Not rated.

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English Exchange
Mon, Mar 16, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion
Wed, Mar 18, 11:00 am
"Winter's Bone."

Join in a lively discussion of Daniel Woodrell's novel. Return on 3/23 to see the film. ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) R

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AARP/IRS Tax Help
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Fri, Mar 20, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

Book & Film Discussion
Mon, Mar 23, 12:30 pm
"Winter's Bone."

Join in a lively discussion of Daniel Woodrell's novel. Return on 3/23 to see the film. ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (100 min.) R

Preregister.
English Exchange
Mon, Mar 23, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help
Fri, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the AARP will provide individualized tax assistance. You must bring current tax documents and last year’s completed tax return. (3 hr.)

Techniques to Manage Stress
Mon, Mar 30, 12:30 pm

Certified Meditation Teacher Joe Hamilton, with Hospice of Palm Beach County, will talk about stress reduction techniques to improve your health and general sense of well-being. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Mon, Mar 30, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Writer’s Therapy
Mon, Mar 09, 10:00 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 hr.)

Preregister.
French Beaded Flowers: Shamrock
Thu, Mar 12, 2:15 pm

Inspire the “Luck o' the Irish” as we create shimmering shamrocks in time for St. Patrick's Day using seed beads and wire. Bring your needle nose pliers, other materials provided. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

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Small Business Start-ups with the S.B.D.C.
Wed, Mar 18, 6:00 pm

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Maybe you already have a small business but are in need of some advice or assistance. Representatives from the Small Business Development Center share their knowledge and resources and answer your questions. (90 min.)

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The Craft of Writing
Sat, Mar 21, 10:00 am

In the second installment of this writing series, join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they lead a discussion on “The Plot: Building the Framework of Your Story.” Bring pen and paper, and anticipate opportunities for audience participation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Mon, Mar 23, 2:15 pm

Do you need one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to reserve time with library staff for a hands-on session tailored just for you. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

Royal Feature Film
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
"Jersey Boys."

©Warner Bros. (134 min.) R

Writer’s Therapy
Tue, Mar 31, 5:30 pm

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 hr.)

Preregister.
Tequesta Branch
The Great Courses Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Mar 12, 3:00 pm

Lecture 1: The Rationale for a Space Telescope. Lecture 2: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Adult Book Discussion
Fri, Mar 13, 2:00 pm

Dr. Sally Brown will discuss "My Antonia," by Willa Cather. Sign up and check out the book. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

The Great Courses Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Mar 19, 3:00 pm

Lecture 3: The Sagittarius Star Cloud. Lecture 4: The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Growing and Cooking With Herbs and Spices
Fri, Mar 20, 2:00 pm

Registered Dietitian and Master Gardener, Rose Caspary will show you how to grow herbs and spices, and how to prepare delicious food with a healthy herbal and spicy twist. Take the guess work out of choosing and preparing food full of flavor as well as good nutrition.

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The Great Courses Documentaries: Experiencing Hubble - Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Thu, Mar 26, 3:00 pm

Lecture 5: The Cat's Eye Nebula-A Stellar Demise. Lecture 6: The Crab Nebula-A Supernova's Aftermath.

Take a DVD tour of the skies as seen through the lens of the famous telescope. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Wellington Branch
AARP Tax Help
Thu, Mar 05, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Thu, Mar 05, 6:30 pm

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writers' Association, Palm Beach County. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Irish Movie Matinee
Sun, Mar 08, 2:30 pm
"Darby O'Gill and the Little People."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (93 min.) G

Preregister.
Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Wed, Mar 11, 6:30 pm

Gain information on resources and services available to assist individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and the caregivers who support them. (60 min.)

Preregister.
AARP Tax Help
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

"Read Local" Author Forum
Sat, Mar 14, 2:00 pm

Well-known writers with big marketing budgets don’t usually have trouble attracting readers, but many of our local authors have more of a challenge. Join us as we give these authors a forum to share their work by reading selections from their books while also showcasing the talent that can be found right here in Palm Beach County! (90 min.)

Irish Movie Matinee
Sun, Mar 15, 2:30 pm
"P.S. I Love You."

©Warner Bros. (126 min.) PG-13

Preregister.
AARP Tax Help
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wed, Mar 25, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

Washi Tape Tea Lights
Wed, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

Light up your spring with colorful washi tape tea lights. You’ll love the take home results. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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AARP Tax Help
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 am

AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's tax return. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

West Boca Branch
Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
Wed, Mar 04, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
Wed, Mar 04, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
"Manhattan."

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (96 min.) R

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

Trivia Contest!
Sat, Mar 07, 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.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Cara Black
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist and award-winning mystery author will discuss her latest addition in the Aimée Léduc series, “Murder on the Champ de Mars.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 09, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Cooking the Books "Portlandia" Style
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Read "The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local," by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi, then view an episode of "Portlandia." Books available at the information desk. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Lean in Circle
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

A "Lean in Circle" is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn about leadership. Particularly for women, having the support of others can make a difference. This circle was established as a result of a "Lean In" book discussion. Participants were inspired by the event and formed an ongoing chapter. New members are welcome.

Lean In Circle
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

A Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. This circle was established as a result of a "Lean In" book discussion. Participants were inspired by the event and formed an ongoing chapter. New members are welcome.

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
"Baby Boom."

©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (110 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 16, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
Wed, Mar 18, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Let's Play Scrabble!
Wed, Mar 18, 2:00 pm

Join your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Mar 19, 1:00 pm
"Father of the Bride."

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Pre-Pub Book Club
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? The Pre-Pub Club is just for you! A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. That's right, as a club member you'll be able to read new fiction and non-fiction books two to three months before they appear in bookstores or the library! 

Get Help With Your IRS Tax Return
Wed, Mar 25, 10:00 am

Free tax preparation assistance provided by AARP volunteers. Bring your ID, current tax papers and last year's return. Returns will be e-Filed only. Make an appointment with AARP volunteers when the site is open. No age limit. (3 hr.)

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Mar 26, 1:00 pm
"Something's Gotta Give (Domestic)."

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (129 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

English Exchange
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Apr 02, 1:00 pm
"Because I Said So."

©Universal Pictures. (102 min.) PG-13

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

Diane Keaton Film Festival
Thu, Apr 09, 1:00 pm
"The Big Wedding."

©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (89 min.) R

View a variety of films starring the award-winning actress known for playing eccentric free-spirited characters.

West Boynton Branch
Documentary: "In the Footsteps of Willie Sutton"
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Known as "Slick Willie" and "Willie the Actor," William Francis Sutton can be referred to as one of the most colorful bank robbers in history. When he gets caught and confined, he escapes - three times. (55 min.) Shown with permission.

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Mar 10, 7:00 pm

The game’s afoot with facilitator Howard Schoen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

Crafternoon: Decorative Doodling
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

Try out paper crafting techniques to design your own stationery, personalize a scrapbook, decorate a journal, and more. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Eating Disorder Through the Life Span
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, discusses the issues of eating disorders in women, men and children throughout the lifespan stages. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED will be explained and addressed. (60 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "Where the Air is Clear")
Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 pm

martes, 17 de marzo, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "La región más transparente" de Carlos Fuentes. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

If These Knishes Could Talk
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Enjoy this documentary featuring Penny Marshall, Alan Marshall, Alan Dershowitz, James McBride and Pete Hamill, along with a cast of characters from Canarsie to Tottenville who explore why New Yorkers eat “chawclate” and drink “cawfee,” and how the accent became the vibrant soundtrack of a charming, unforgiving and enduring city. (55 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Hank Phillippi Ryan
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

This award-winning novelist and investigative reporter will talk about her new book “Truth Be Told.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 16, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Low Back Pain and Treatment Options
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Dr. Berman from Bethesda Hospital discusses the common causes of low back pain and available treatment options from conservative therapy to surgery. (60 min.)

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Small Claims Court
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Palm Beach County's Bar Association demonstrates how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A small claim is any legal dispute calculated at $5,000.00 or less. (60 min.)

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