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Adult Program
My Loved One has Alzheimer's ... What's Next?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

Andraya Brennan from Alzheimer's Care Resource Center shares how to manage the increasingly complex and shifting landscape of health care for your recently diagnosed spouse, parent or friend with Alzheimer's disease. Gain insight and knowledge based on Ms. Brennan's experience as a health care administrator and community leader. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One (Hands-on)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 9:00 am

Call for an appointment with a staff member to train you on borrowing the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet. (30 min.)

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: Focusing Your Attention. Lecture 6: Enhancing Your Memory.

This 12-DVD lecture series describes how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through electrochemical pathways. Enhance your brain function by following the steps highlighted in this documentary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Acid Reflux: Q & A With A Gastroenterologist
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 2:00 pm

Dr. Stephen Miller, Gastroenterologist from Bethesda Hospital, discusses this common illness and answers your questions. (60 min.)

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eBook Assistance: One-on-One (Hands-on)
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 9:00 am

Call for an appointment with a staff member to train you on borrowing the library's eBooks. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet. (30 min.)

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
Lecture 7: Exercising Your Working Memory. Lecture 8: Putting Your Senses to Work.

This 12-DVD lecture series describes how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through electrochemical pathways. Enhance your brain function by following the steps highlighted in this documentary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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What's on the Ballot: 2014
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 05, 2:00 pm

Corinne Miller of the League of Women Voters explains three amendments of the Florida Constitution and the two amendments for Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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eBooks: One on One
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute session with a staff member and find out how to download library books to your device! Call to find out what you'll need to bring.

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 07, 2:00 pm
Lecture 9: Enlisting Your Emotional Memory. Lecture 10: Practicing for Peak Performance.

This DVD lecture series provides fascinating insight on how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through its electrochemical pathways. Determine what steps you can take in your own life to enhance your brain function. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Summertime Book Discussion
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 12, 2:00 pm

Partake in this captivating and inspirational read "The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry," by Gabrielle Zevin. Our staff member and engaging facilitator, Judy Kamiat, leads this discussion (60 min.)

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 12, 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.)

eBooks: One on One
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute session with a staff member and find out how to download library books to your device! Call to find out what you'll need to bring.

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The Great Courses® - Optimizing Brain Fitness
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 14, 2:00 pm
Lecture 11: Taking Advantage of Technology. Lecture 12: Building Your Cognitive Reserve.

This DVD lecture series provides fascinating insight on how the brain is organized, how it develops, and how messages are transmitted through its electrochemical pathways. Determine what steps you can take in your own life to enhance your brain function. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission.

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Summer Crafts: Fabric Flowers
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 19, 2:00 pm

Transform fabric and felt pieces into beautiful flower pins. You don’t have to be an expert for this simple craft. Materials provided. (60 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria: "Radio Ciudad Perdida"
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 19, 6:30 pm

Martes, 19 de agosto (Literary Gathering: "Lost City Radio," program in Spanish) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Radio ciudad perdida" de Daniel Alarcón. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

eBooks: One on One
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 20, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute session with a staff member and find out how to download library books to your device! Call to find out what you'll need to bring.

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Thursday Movies at WBB
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 21, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (121 min.) R

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CANCELLED - Food As Medicine: Incorporating Healthier Foods Into Your Diet
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 26, 2:00 pm

Dr. Richard B. Raborn, M. D., from Bethesda Hospital, discusses this popular subject and answers your questions. (60 min.)

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eBooks: One on One
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 9:00 am

Book a 30 minute session with a staff member and find out how to download library books to your device! Call to find out what you'll need to bring.

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Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 1:00 pm

Seeking alternative health solutions through natural medicine? Assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience not necessary. (90 min.)

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Technology Hang-Out
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Aug 28, 2:30 pm

Do you have general computer questions about hardware or software? We may be able to help! Laptops are available and you may also bring your own. The theme for this program is "USB & Flash Drives." (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8–12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skill. Ages 8–12. (60 min.)

Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 2:00 pm

Calling young scientists! Join the fun as we explore the extraordinary lives of ocean dwellers by using the scientific method to uncover the mysteries of live sea animals. You will be amazed by the secrets revealed! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8–12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skill. Ages 8–12. (60 min.)

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Fizz, Boom, See: Summer Science Movies
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Aug 08, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) PG

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Aug 09, 10:00 am

Builders create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

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Tween Sweet Treats
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 12, 11:00 am

Paint the most delicious sweet treats you wish you could eat like ceramic ice cream, cupcakes and a slice of cake. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Bilingual Toddler Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 10:30 am

Bilingual flannel board stories, puppets, music and so much more! Ages 1 1/2 - 2. (30 min.)
Disfrute de cuentos bilingues, canciones y mucho mas! Edad 1 1/2 a 2 años. (30 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Dog Days of Summer
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Aug 15, 12:00 pm

Brag about or trash what you are currently reading while feasting on hot dogs with your favorite toppings. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Fizz, Boom, See: Summer Science Movies
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Aug 15, 2:00 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (94 min) PG

Make and Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Aug 16, 11:30 pm

A variety of projects and books for crafty kids are available. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 20, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Aug 29, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Nail Art
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 23, 5:30 pm

Want professional manicures without the professional price? Design beautiful nail art. Get secret tips and tricks of the trade. Your nails will never look the same again. Ages 12–17. Space limited. (90 min.)

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So You Think You Can Dance
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 1:00 pm

Showcase your hot moves at Teen Dance Dance Revolution. Be crowned king or queen of our dance extravaganza. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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