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Adult Program
One Act Play: Let's Make up - The Life of Estee Lauder
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

By popular demand, Myrna Goldberg returns to present another ever-popular topic of her one act plays. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Tickets, two per person, beginning Jan 20. (60 min.)

Breaking the Silence to Mental Health: Starting the Conversation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:30 pm

Mental Health problems affect nearly every family. With proper help, this problem can be resolved. The Boynton Beach Mental Health Initiative takes the lead and provides an open forum. (90 min.)

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Madri’ Gals Women’s Choral Group Concert
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Hum along with delightful songs performed by professionally talented a cappella singers. (60 min.)

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 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.)

Celebrate Black History Month: Book Discussion: "Life Is So Good," by George Dawson
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Share the inspiring saga of how the grandson of a slave managed to navigate a brutally segregated small Texas town, without losing his integrity or enjoyment of life. Led by library staff. (60 min.)

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Treating Leg Pain: Restoring Circulation and Comfort
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 2:00 pm

Dr. Jodi R. Schoenhaus, D.P.M., podiatrist from Bethesda Hospital East, lectures on the newest advances in treatments of poor circulation to the legs. (60 min.)

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Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion in Spanish: "The Nobleman of Alcantara.")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 6:30 pm

martes, 17 de febrero. Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "El caballero de Alcántara" de Jesús Sánchez Adalid. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información. (90 min.)

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Introduction to Chinese Language
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Surprise yourself and discover new words of this fascinating ancient language. Presented by staff. (60 min.)

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Barbra Streisand: The Ugly Ducking/Cinderella Myth
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 2:00 pm

Barbra Streisand, that bumpy-nosed Brooklyn beauty, proves that "a nose with deviation is no crime to the nation." Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe talks about Streisand, the Cinderella Myth: ugly duckling turned swan. (60 min.)

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Celebrate Black History Month: Poetry Reading & Appreciation
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:30 pm

Rose Bromberg, widely-published poet and teacher, reviews and interprets beloved poems by African American poets. A reading and brief reflective writing exercise will follow. (90 min.)

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Get Crafty with Thrilling Quilling: Paper Filigree
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 2:30 pm

Roll, loop and curl strips of colored paper to make decorative designs. Create fancy scrolled patterns to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. Staff demonstrates beginner techniques. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 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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Game Day, Fun Day!
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 1:00 pm

Bring a friend or make one at this game bonanza! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.)

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Library Scavenger Hunt
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 3:00 pm

Venture forth to discover books and surprises in the library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

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Peek-a-Boo, Mr. Groundhog
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 02, 10:30 am

Will the groundhog see his shadow and predict six more weeks of winter? Or will we have an early spring? Groundhog craft included. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 04, 3:30 pm

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

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Saturday Morning Matinee
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 10:30 am

©Warner Bros. (107 min.) PG

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Family Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:00 pm

Can't come to story times on weekday mornings? Bring the whole family to our monthly evening story time. All ages. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 3:30 pm

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

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Bee my Valentine
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 5:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day! Make a card that friends are sure to buzz about. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Be Mine, Valentine
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 10:00 am

Dance to songs and participate in stories all about Valentine's Day. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

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Valentine Critters
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 14, 11:00 am

Create heart-shaped animals to share for Valentine's Day with your friends and family. Ages 5-8. (60 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 18, 3:30 pm

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

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Block Party: LEGO® Bricks in the Library
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 10:00 am

Builders create vehicles, buildings or animals out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. (45 min.)

Positively Africa!
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 11:00 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:00 pm

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

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30 pm

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

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Make & Take Crafts
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Try your hand at a variety of projects for crafty kids to create and enjoy. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Teen Tech Sandbox: PowerPoint
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 4:30 pm

Empower yourself in your education and experiment with popular software in an environment strictly for teens. Library staff guides you in finding solutions to common problems and offers tips on where to get help when you need it. Space is limited. Please bring a flash drive. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 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 Wrtiers' Association. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Teen Flick
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 5:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Ages 12-17. PG-13

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Melted Crayon Art
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 4:30 pm

Create a one-of-a-kind artpiece by melting crayons. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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