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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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Adult Program
The Latest in Knee Replacement
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

Dr. Elvis Gandic, from Bethesda Hospital, explains new procedures that significantly reduce the risk of knee implant surgeries. (60 min.)

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Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 6:30 pm

Do you want to present your small claim case to the judge without hiring a lawyer? A small claim is a legal dispute which is valued at $5,000.00 or less. Guidance will be provided by a representative from the PBC Bar Association. (60 min.)

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Holocaust Remembrance: Memoirs of a Survivor of Auschwitz, Warsaw and Dachau
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Holocaust survivor, James Bachner, shares the poignant and horrific experience of his darkest years in concentration camps, reuniting with family members who survived, and eventual relocation to America. (60 min.) Tickets will be distributed starting on Apr 14.

From Memory to History, Voices of the Holocaust
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 2:00 pm

This multimedia presentation will stimulate thought and discussion as we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day. Join with your community as we hear from those affected by the Holocaust and learn how we can honor those who perished and serve those who survived. Co-sponsored by Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service. Tickets available starting Apr 15. (60 min.)

Celebrate National Poetry Month: Reading, Seeing & Making Poetry
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 29, 6:30 pm

Award-winning poet, Rose Bromberg, will facilitate an inspiring workshop in honor of National Poetry Month. (90 min.)

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Kick It Up A Notch Writers' Workshop Session 8: Lean, Clean Writing Machine. (That Would be You.)
West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 05, 6:30 pm

Novices and experienced writers! Interested in skills improvement, constructive critiques and fun? Bring a pen and pad, something you've written and an open mind. Led by Buck Buchanan. (2 hr.)

Haitian Heritage Movie Special: "Aristide and the Endless Revolution"
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

©First Run/Icarus Films. (83 min.) Guest speaker and Haitian historian, Bito David, presents a lively discussion in reflection of the film. (2 hr.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation. (90 min.)

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 13, 7:00 pm

The game's afoot with facilitator, Howard Schoen, along with other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

Oscar Movies @ WBB
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

© Warner Bros. (91 min.) PG-13

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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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Haitian Heritage: The Land & The People
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

Take a brief journey into Haiti's history and culture presented by, Bito David, Haitian historian. (60 min.)

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Leg Aches and Pains: Addressing Vein and Vascular Issues
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 27, 2:00 pm

Dr. George K. Daniel, Interventional Cardiologist, addresses the various causes along with methods of evaluating symptoms and the current treatment options.

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In Observance of Memorial Day: Florida in the Civil War? Believe it!
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 28, 1:30 pm

Journalist, Eliot Kleinberg, examines Florida's role in the Civil War. Topics include: critical battles, tragedy of the governor, veterans who founded many Florida cities, and how some people are still fighting this war. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 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, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

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

Internet Safety for Children
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 24, 3:00 pm

Be safe online with "Router's Birthday Surprise." This learning adventure film helps children identify Internet risks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)

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CANCELLED - El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros Children’s Day/Book Day
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Miécoles, 30 de abril
Disfruta de cuentos y canciones en honor a la literatura infantil. Crea una manualidad que podrás llevar a casa. Edades 5-9. Se requiere registrarse. Enjoy bilingual songs and stories and make a craft to take home. Ages 5-9. (45 min.)

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 07, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 07, 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, May 14, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 14, 3:30 pm

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

Block Party: Legos in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, May 17, 10:00 am

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

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Beginning Chess Class
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 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, May 28, 3:00 pm

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

Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 28, 3:30 pm

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

Teen Program
Teen Movie Night
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 22, 6:30 pm

©Lions Gate Films. Ages 12-17. (146 min.) PG-13

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 08, 6:30 pm

Fine-tune your writing (fiction, nonfiction, 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.)

Creative Cupcake Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 15, 6:00 pm

Ice your own cupcakes with colorful frosting and sweet candy morsels. Ages 12-17. Space limited. (45 min.)

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Frosted Pages
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 21, 6:00 pm

Brag about or trash a current book or graphic novel you're reading while snacking on ice cream (provided). Ages 12-17. Space limited. (45 min.)

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VolunTeen Orientation
West Boynton Branch
Sat, May 24, 11:30 am

Interested summer Volunteens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18. (60 min.)

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VolunTeen Orientation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 27, 6:30 pm

Interested summer Volunteens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18. (60 min.)

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