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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 20, for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-04-17
E.g., 2014-04-17
Adult Program
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 17, 1:30 pm

In recognition of Smart Money Week (Apr 05-12), join us for a lighthearted discussion of Sophie Kinsella's funny novel about the perils of over-shopping and the worry of debt. Return on 4/17 to see the movie followed by a brief discussion. ©Walt Disney Pictures. (104 min.) PG

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The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

View two lectures from the Yale Open Courses series, led by professor Amy Hungerford. Pick up a copy of “Wise Blood,” by Flannery O'Connor, and return on 4/24 for a discussion of the book. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Not rated.

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The American Novel Since 1945
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

View two lectures from the Yale Open Courses series, led by professor Amy Hungerford. Pick up a copy of “Wise Blood,” by Flannery O'Connor, and return on 4/24 for a discussion of the book. Shown with permission. (2 hr.) Not rated.

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Shared Stories: E.S.L. Book Discussion Group
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 6:00 pm

Share your love of reading in an enjoyable environment where you can meet new people and practice your English reading and conversational skills. Books will be available at the Information Desk. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 08, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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Book/Film Discussion
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 12, 2:00 pm

Join Stacie M. Kiner for the a book/film discussion of Ernest Hemingway's classic story. (3 hr.) ©Warner Home Video. (100 min.) Not rated.

Shared Stories: English as a Second Language Book Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 13, 6:00 pm

Are you learning English as a Second Language and wish to practice your conversational and reading skills? Then this is the book discussion group for you. Books will be available at the Information Desk. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

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Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 15, 1:30 pm

Join a lively discussion of Russell Banks' compelling novel about the aftermath of a tragic school bus accident in a small close-knit community. Return on 5/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion. ©New Line Cinema. (113 min.) R

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Shared Stories: English as a Second Language Book Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:00 pm

Are you learning English as a Second Language and wish to practice your conversational and reading skills? Then this is the book discussion group for you. Books will be available at the Information Desk. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria: "Otra Vez Adiós"
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 20, 6:30 pm

Martes, 20 de mayo (Literary Gathering: "Again Bye," program in Spanish) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Otra vez adiós" de Carlos Alberto Montaner. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Club de lectura en español: "Corazón tan blanco" (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Main Library
Thu, May 22, 6:30 pm

Jueves, 22 de mayo, 6:30 pm Javier Marías, el ganador del Premio Barcelona, explora los secretos del pasado y los pecados del padre en esta novela intrigante. Ejemplares de este libro están disponibles en el Mostrador de Checkout. (60 min.)

Teen Program
Frosted Notes
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

Bring the current book, graphic novel, or Manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Space limited.

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 14, 6:30 pm

Bring whatever you're reading: a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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A Sundae on Sunday, with Books!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 25, 3:00 pm

Help us launch our first Teen Book Group. Bring whatever you are reading (manga, comic book, graphic novel, novel, blog, etc.) and talk about it whilst making and eating ice cream sundaes. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

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