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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-12-22
E.g., 2014-12-22
Adult Program
Off Beat Book Discussion
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 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 to check out. This month the book is "Orkney," by Amy Sackville. (90 min.)

Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 08, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

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Book Discussion: Childhood Favorites Revisited
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 2:00 pm

Reread “Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," by A. A. Milne and participate in a lively discussion led by Deborah Witham, Ph.D. (75 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion: The Hundred Foot Journey
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 1:30 pm

"The Hundred Foot Journey." In recognition of India Republic Day on 1/26 (India's national holiday), join in a lively discussion of Richard Morais' delightful novel about the blending of culinary cultures, Indian and French. Return on 1/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) PG

Preregister.
Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn", by Colm Tobin. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

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Adult Book Discussion Series
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion of "Brooklyn," by Colm Tobin. The prizewinning novel is about a young woman who emigrates from a small town in Ireland to Brooklyn after WWII. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)

Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 15, 2:00 pm

Classic themes endure in this new book club that focuses on 20th century classics. This month's book is "Ordinary People," by Judith Guest. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Dec 30.

Adult Book Discussion
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 2:15 pm

In anticipation of its local operatic world premiere, Barbara Harnick will discuss the original novel "Enemies, A Love Story," by Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer. (90 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Enigma of Paris)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 6:30 pm

martes, 20 de enero, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El enigma de Paris" de Pablo de Santis. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Winter Book Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 11:00 am

Staff will lead a discussion of “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia,” by Elizabeth Gilbert. This memoir chronicles the author's trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. It remained on The New York Times Best Seller List for 187 weeks. Sign up at the Information Desk and check out a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Teen Program
Pizza and Pages
Main Library
Thu, Jan 08, 5:00 pm

Enjoy a slice while we discuss great new teen books. Be ready to discuss your favorite teen novel, or come in to hear what’s new and exciting in teen fiction. All participants will receive a special gift! Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 7:00 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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