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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 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.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Book Discussion: The Cuckoo's Calling
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Think you know detectives? You've never met one like Cormoran Strike of "The Cuckoo's Calling" in this acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The discussion is staff-led.
(60 min.)
Popcorn and a Movie
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Sep 11, 2:00 pm
"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." ©Warner Bros. (129 min.)
PG-13
Preregister.
Asistans pèsonèl an Kreyòl/Individuelle Assistance en Français
(Book-a-Librarian: One-on-One Assistance, in Creole & French)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 10:00 am
Mardi, 15 Septembre, 10:00 am
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou Internet, chache yon liv, oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk Palm Beach la pou ou aprann Anglè gratis, oswa chache travay? Rele 561-734-5556 pou ou pran randevou ak yon bibliyotekè ki pale Kreyòl pou ede ou. (30 min.) Anregistre alavans.
Vous voulez apprendre à utiliser les ressources numériques de la médiathèque, naviguer le web, créer un document sur Microsoft, insérer une pièce jointe, envoyer et recevoir un e-mail. Appeler le 561-734-5556 pour planifier une séance de formation individuelle gratuite en français. (30 min.) Sur rendez-vous.
Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion, in Spanish)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 6:30 pm
Martes, 15 de septiembre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Santa Evita” de Tomas Eloy Martínez. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información.
(90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Crafternoon: Ojo De Dios
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Ojo de Dios or “Eye of God” is a traditional craft of many Mexican Indian tribes. Using brightly colored yarn and perpendicular sticks, weave a pattern resembling an eye, a symbol of protection. Ojos de Dios are easy to make and can be a meditative experience. Materials provided.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Spain & Beyond: A Musical Journey
España y Más: Un Viaje Musical
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 2:30 pm
sábado, 19 de septiembre
Alexandra Marie will perform traditional songs from various countries. Her performance includes: a Paso Doble from Spain, a Joropo from Venezuela, a Tango from Argentina, and a Habanera Siboney from Cuba.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Alexandra Marie interpretará canciones tradicionales de varios países. Su interpretación incluye: un Paso Doble de España, un Joropo de Venezuela, un Tango de Argentina, y una Habanera Siboney de Cuba. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Researching Your Family Tree Online
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Do you know how to find your roots? Library staff will demonstrate genealogical databases and websites of interest to family history researchers.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
The History of Boynton Beach
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Janet DeVries, author of six local history books and immediate past president of the Boynton Beach Historical Society, explores the intriguing history of "America's Gateway to the Gulfstream."
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Asistans pèsonèl an Kreyòl/Individuelle Assistance en Français
(Book-a-Librarian: One-on-One Assistance, in Creole & French)
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Jeudi, 24 Septembre, 2:00 pm
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou Internet, chache yon liv, oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk Palm Beach la pou ou aprann Anglè gratis, oswa chache travay? Rele 561-734-5556 pou ou pran randevou ak yon bibliyotekè ki pale Kreyòl pou ede ou. (30 min.) Anregistre alavans.
Vous voulez apprendre à utiliser les ressources numériques de la médiathèque, naviguer le web, créer un document sur Microsoft, insérer une pièce jointe, envoyer et recevoir un e-mail. Appeler le 561-734-5556 pour planifier une séance de formation individuelle gratuite en français. (30 min.) Sur rendez-vous.
Buying a Computer: Be Informed Before You Shop!
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Which computer is right for you? Alexandra Hricik, PBCLS Computer Specialist, guides you to reliable information for purchasing a computer.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader.
(30 min.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Exciting Electrons
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Reading Buddies
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 4:45 pm
Need Practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 12, 11:00 am
Try your hand at a variety of projects for crafty kids to create and enjoy. Ages 3-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Nighttime Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 6:00 pm
Make a date to participate in the monthly nighttime story time. Ages 3 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Reading Buddies
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 4:45 pm
Need Practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 19, 10:15 am
Builders create vehicles, buildings or animals out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Reading Buddies
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 4:45 pm
Need Practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 10:15 am
Time for a fiesta! Celebrate Latin American traditions, cultures, music, dance and participate in a variety of activities for a fun-filled morning! Ages 5-8.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Reading Buddies
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 4:45 pm
Need Practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Program
Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 6:30 pm
Fine-tune your writing skills in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose. Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Teen Sand Box: Tutor.com Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 4:00 pm
Stuck with homework? Tutor.com is available at www.pbclibrary.org for free tutorial assistance. Learn all the tips and tricks to get your questions answered from this workshop. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Chinese Tea Ceremony
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 24, 4:00 pm
Taste a variety of Chinese teas accompanied by calming Chinese music. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.)
Preregister.