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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Small Business Start-up Adventure: How To Do It Without Going Mad or Broke
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 2:00 pm

Ted Kramer and Phil Scruton from the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College explain the basics of starting an enterprise. These experts discuss the legal aspects, tax considerations, financing, marketing, and how to begin your small business adventure. (2 hr.)

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eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 2:00 pm

Episode 1. (116 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 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.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

Episodes 2 & 3. (106 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Movie Specials
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

©Miramax. (114 min.) R

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Tertulia Literaria
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 6:30 pm

martes, 16 de septiembre (Book Discussion in Spanish: The Infatuations) Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Los enamoramientos" de Javier Marías. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Episodes 4 & 5. (112 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Engage in a lively discussion about the autobiography written by the late Maya Angelou which has been challenged often since its first publication in 1969. This book discussion is staff-led. (60 min.)

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eBook Kiosk
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

Quick expert assistance downloading library eBooks to your device by appointment. If you are stuck getting electronic library books, please bring your device with you between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm for a 15 minute one-on-one session.

Special DVD Series
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Episode 6. (53 min.)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2." ©Universal Pictures. TV-PG

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¡Paraguay: Ayer y Hoy! (Remembering Paraguay)
West Boynton Branch
Sun, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

domingo, 28 de septiembre, 2:00 p.m. El Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach presenta las bellas tradiciones de Paraguay. Auspiciado por el Centro Paraguayo de Palm Beach. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach presents the beautiful traditions of Paraguay. Sponsored by Centro Paraguayo of Palm Beach. (60 min.)

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Secrets of the Blood Tests Revealed - Why Are They So Important?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 2:00 pm

Dr. Marty Jacob, from Bethesda Memorial Hospital, talks about understanding your blood tests and answers questions. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

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

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 3:30 pm

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

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm

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

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Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 12:30 pm

It's Early Dismissal Day from school so venture forth to discover books and surprises in the library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

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

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Tween Karaoke
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 29, 5:30 pm

Do you love to sing? Perform solo or sing with your friends. Ages 9-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Games and S'Mores
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 10, 5:00 pm

Play a variety of games from "Apples to Apples" to Wii games. Bring your friends! Enjoy making and eating s'mores. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (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.)

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Do the Write Thing: a Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 11, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or prose). Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from the PBC Florida Writers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Popcorn and a Movie
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

©Summit Entertainment. Ages 12-17. (140 min.) PG-13

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (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.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (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.
Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Worshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 6:30 pm

Find-tune your writing skills (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.