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E.g., 07/19/2019
E.g., 07/19/2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 3:30 pm
Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 

The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

07/05"Western", "Civilization," and "Foundations". History Begins at Sumer. 
07/11Egypt - The Gift of the Nile. The Hebrews - Small States and Big Ideas. 
07/12A Succession of Empires. Wide-Ruling Agamemnon. 
07/19Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 
07/25The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. 

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 2:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

07/20

Palm Beach Opera Storytelling Singalong

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30 pm

Learn about the opera and listen to a special singalong storytelling with the Palm Beach Opera. A craft to follow. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about the opera and listen to a special singalong storytelling with the Palm Beach Opera. A craft to follow. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

07/24

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 3:30 pm
The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. 

The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

07/05"Western", "Civilization," and "Foundations". History Begins at Sumer. 
07/11Egypt - The Gift of the Nile. The Hebrews - Small States and Big Ideas. 
07/12A Succession of Empires. Wide-Ruling Agamemnon. 
07/19Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 
07/25The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. 

NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Jul 26, 3:30 pm

"NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission." ©PBS. (53 min.)  Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-PG

About this Series

"NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission." ©PBS. (53 min.)  Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-PG

07/26

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 02, 2:00 pm
The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 09, 2:00 pm
The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 16, 2:00 pm
The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 2:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/17

DIY Applehead Dolls

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Aug 20, 6:15 pm

Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/20

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 1:00 pm

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/22

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 23, 2:00 pm
Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913"

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Aug 29, 2:30 pm

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

08/29

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium.