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Adult Program
Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (132 min.) Join Stacie Kiner for a book/film discussion based on the graphic novel "V For Vendetta," by Alan Moore. (3 hr.) R

Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Reread “The Secret Garden," by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 Fri, Jan 21. (75 min.)

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Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Read "Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook," by the editors of "Saveur" magazine. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk. (60 min.)

Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 1:30 pm

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

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Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jan 26.

Celebrate Black History Month: Book Discussion: "Life Is So Good," by George Dawson
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Share the inspiring saga of how the grandson of a slave managed to navigate a brutally segregated small Texas town, without losing his integrity or enjoyment of life. Led by library staff. (60 min.)

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Black History Month Book Discussion
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

Our reference librarian will be moderating a book discussion of "Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town," by Brian Mealer. This true story takes place in Belle Glade, surrounding cities and areas of interest.

Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "The Nobleman of Alcantara.")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 pm

martes, 17 de febrero. Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El caballero de Alcántara" de Jesús Sánchez Adalid. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 1:30 pm

"Invictus." In recognition of Black History Month, join a lively discussion of John Carlin's bestselling book about Nelson Mandela and the reconciliation of a nation through the game of rugby. Return on 2/19 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) PG-13

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," by Tom Franklin. The best selling literary thriller explores themes of racism, friendship and family secrets in the Deep South. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 2:00 pm

Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library shelf? The Pre-Pub Club meets once a month and is just for you! A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book not quite ready for publication. That's right, read and share new fiction and non-fiction books one to three months before they appear in libraries or bookstores! (90 min.)  

Children's Program
Dork Diaries: A Not-So-Dorky Party!
Main Library
Tue, Feb 17, 4:30 pm

Calling all Dork Diaries fans! Don’t miss this afternoon of Dork Diaries fun, games and "not-so-dorky" crafts. Ages 8-13. (45 min.)

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Book Club: "Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher"
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 27, 3:30 pm

Take the month to read the book "Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher," by Bruce Coville. Pick up your copy at the youth services desk to check out. Then at the end of the month, we will get together, discuss the book, and make crafts based on the story! This book has a 710 Lexile Level, a Guided Reading Level of R, and is appropriate for grades 6-8. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 6:30 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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