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Beginning Mon, Apr 15, the hoopla monthly checkout limit will change from 12 to 7.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 06/26/2019
E.g., 06/26/2019

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, May 26, 2:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

05/26

Book Discussion: "Manhattan Beach," by Jennifer Egan 

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 28, 2:00 pm

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

05/28

Sahaja Meditation

West Boca Branch
Wed, May 29, 6:00 pm

Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. (60 min.) 

05/29

Academy Award Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 30, 2:00 pm
"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.)  Not rated. 

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture. 

About this Series

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture. 

05/02"The Sting." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.)  PG 
05/09"Annie Hall." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (94 min.)  PG 
05/16"An American in Paris." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.)  Not rated. 
05/23"Shakespeare in Love." ©Miramax. (123 min.)  R 
05/30"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.)  Not rated. 

A Universe of Stories

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 10:00 am

Start the summer off right by signing up for the Summer Reading Program today. Come during the times listed for a space-themed coloring page or craft. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Start the summer off right by signing up for the Summer Reading Program today. Come during the times listed for a space-themed coloring page or craft. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/03

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 17, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

A Universe of Stories

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 2:30 pm

Start the summer off right by signing up for the Summer Reading Program today. Come during the times listed for a space-themed coloring page or craft. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00 am
About this Series

Start the summer off right by signing up for the Summer Reading Program today. Come during the times listed for a space-themed coloring page or craft. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/03

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 2:00 pm
Martes, 04 de junio,  2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 

Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 

06/04
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) 
06/04

Academy Award Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
"Kramer vs Kramer." ©Columbia Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

About this Series

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

06/06"Kramer vs Kramer." ©Columbia Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 
06/13"Rocky." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (120 min.)  PG 
06/20"Driving Miss Daisy." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.)  PG 
06/27"Gigi." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.)  G 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 08, 10:00 am

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 18, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/08
06/18

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 17, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

A Universe of Trivia

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 5:30 pm

Are your trivia skills out of this world? Test your knowledge against other teens! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Are your trivia skills out of this world? Test your knowledge against other teens! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/10

Cooking the Books: "At Home With Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living From My Family’s Kitchen to Yours," by Natalie Morales 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Staff-led cookbook discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led cookbook discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

06/11

All About Dad

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 3:00 pm

Color a special poster to give to your dad for Father’s Day. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Color a special poster to give to your dad for Father’s Day. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/11

Academy Award Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
"Rocky." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (120 min.)  PG 

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

About this Series

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

06/06"Kramer vs Kramer." ©Columbia Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 
06/13"Rocky." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (120 min.)  PG 
06/20"Driving Miss Daisy." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.)  PG 
06/27"Gigi." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.)  G 

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 3:00 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating LEGOs® projects. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating LEGOs® projects. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/13

Cosmic Clay Creations

West Boca Branch
Fri, Jun 14, 3:00 pm

Sculpt a rocket, alien, planet or whatever your imagination leads you to with Crayola® Model Magic® air-dry clay. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Sculpt a rocket, alien, planet or whatever your imagination leads you to with Crayola® Model Magic® air-dry clay. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

06/14

Family Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 10:30 am

Learn more about your family! Bring what you already know and use it to help you discover new ancestors! For children and parents! Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn more about your family! Bring what you already know and use it to help you discover new ancestors! For children and parents! Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/15

Assorted Painting Projects

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 3:00 pm

Pick from a wooden frame, box, bank or even a rock and paint a nice gift for your dad, friend or for yourself.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Pick from a wooden frame, box, bank or even a rock and paint a nice gift for your dad, friend or for yourself.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/15

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Jun 16, 2:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

06/16

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Space Sand Art

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Use colored sand to create art that is out of this world! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Use colored sand to create art that is out of this world! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/17

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 3:30 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00 am
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/08
06/18

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

06/19

Academy Award Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
"Driving Miss Daisy." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.)  PG 

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

About this Series

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

06/06"Kramer vs Kramer." ©Columbia Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 
06/13"Rocky." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (120 min.)  PG 
06/20"Driving Miss Daisy." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.)  PG 
06/27"Gigi." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.)  G 

Summer is Here!

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 3:00 pm

Listen to a story or two, make a craft and participate in fun summer-themed activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Listen to a story or two, make a craft and participate in fun summer-themed activities. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/20

Family Movie

West Boca Branch
Fri, Jun 21, 3:00 pm

"Smallfoot." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) PG

About this Series

"Smallfoot." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) PG

06/21

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 22, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

06/22

Robert Ross: 1960s Musical Hits

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 22, 2:00 pm

Robert Ross will sing songs from the 1960s to celebrate the Library System's 50th anniversary. Limit 80. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Robert Ross will sing songs from the 1960s to celebrate the Library System's 50th anniversary. Limit 80. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/22

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 10:30 am

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/24

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
Mon, Jun 17, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Tech Time: Sphero

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/24

Book Discussion: "The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
"The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah. 

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

06/25"The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah. 

Teen Tech Time: Sphero

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 4:30 pm

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/25

Academy Award Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
"Gigi." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.) 

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

About this Series

A sampling of Oscar winners for Best Picture.  

06/06"Kramer vs Kramer." ©Columbia Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 
06/13"Rocky." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (120 min.)  PG 
06/20"Driving Miss Daisy." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.)  PG 
06/27"Gigi." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.)  G 

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 10:30 am

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 

06/29