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Community Garden: Whole Health Intergenerational Nutrition Education (WHINE)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy & staying active can prevent unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. Limit 80. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy & staying active can prevent unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. Limit 80. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

03/23

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 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.) 

03/24

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 1:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

03/20
03/21
03/25

Book Discussion: "In the Unlikely Event," by Judy Blume 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 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.) 

03/26

Cool Collages

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:30 pm

Learn about and then make our own using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about and then make our own using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

03/26

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.)  PG 

About this Series

03/07"The Apartment." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.)  Not rated. 
03/14"West Side Story." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (151 min.)  Not rated. 
03/21"The Manchurian Candidate." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (126 min.)  PG-13 
03/28"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.)  PG 

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 7:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 

03/09 (2 hr.) 
03/28 (90 min.) 
03/31 (2 hr.) 

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
(2 hr.) 

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 

03/09 (2 hr.) 
03/28 (90 min.) 
03/31 (2 hr.) 

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 01, 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, Apr 08, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 15, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 22, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

04/01
04/08
04/15
04/22
04/29

Adult Coloring Club

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 02, 2:00 pm

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 

About this Series

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 

04/02

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.) 

About this Series

04/04"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.)  G 
04/11"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 
04/18"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 
04/25"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.)  G 

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 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, Apr 01, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 15, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 22, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

04/01
04/08
04/15
04/22
04/29

Cooking the Books: "A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories From My Shared Cultures," by Cynthia Chen McTernan 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 2:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

04/09

Tech Time: Snap Circuits®

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 3:30 pm

Learn about electricity by creating your own circuits to turn on a fan, make a buzzing noise and more! Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Learn about electricity by creating your own circuits to turn on a fan, make a buzzing noise and more! Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. 

04/09

How to Read & Understand Modern Poetry

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 2:00 pm

Contemporary poets often speak to us at the edges of language. Carmine Giordano will read and discuss some outstanding poems. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Contemporary poets often speak to us at the edges of language. Carmine Giordano will read and discuss some outstanding poems. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/10

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 

About this Series

04/04"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.)  G 
04/11"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 
04/18"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 
04/25"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.)  G 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 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, Apr 30, 4:30 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.

04/13
04/30

Tweens: Spring Has Sprung!

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 3:00 pm

Color your own spring windsock to hang in your room or outside. Grades 4-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Color your own spring windsock to hang in your room or outside. Grades 4-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/13

Cooking Rules!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 14, 3:00 pm

Food Network's Nancy Fuller, author of "Farmhouse Rules" and Isabella Watson, author of "Cooking Rules" discuss their love of cooking and favorite recipes. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Food Network's Nancy Fuller, author of "Farmhouse Rules" and Isabella Watson, author of "Cooking Rules" discuss their love of cooking and favorite recipes. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/14

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 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.

04/15

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 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, Apr 01, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 08, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 22, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

04/01
04/08
04/15
04/22
04/29

Coding With Tech Toys: Lego® WeDo

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 3:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

04/16

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/17

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 

About this Series

04/04"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.)  G 
04/11"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 
04/18"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 
04/25"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.)  G 

Fractured Fairy Tales

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 3:30 pm

What if the big bad wolf wasn’t the bad guy or Little Red Riding Hood was a ninja? Read some alternative versions of your favorite fairy tales and write your own! Grades K-5. (60 min.) 

About this Series

What if the big bad wolf wasn’t the bad guy or Little Red Riding Hood was a ninja? Read some alternative versions of your favorite fairy tales and write your own! Grades K-5. (60 min.) 

04/18

Tertulia literaria: "Más allá del invierno," by Isabel Allende 

(Book Discussion, in Spanish): "Más allá del invierno," by Isabel Allende 

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 5:00 pm
Jueves, 18 de abril,  5:00 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. Limite 12. Registración por orden de llegada. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. Limite 12. Registración por orden de llegada. (60 min.) 

04/18

Playdate

West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 19, 11:30 am

Bring a friend and play with some kinetic sand, color with rubbing plates or play a game. Ages 3-10. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Bring a friend and play with some kinetic sand, color with rubbing plates or play a game. Ages 3-10. (60 min.) 

04/19

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 20, 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.) 

04/20

Spring Painting

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 20, 2:30 pm

Get inspired by the season and paint on flower or butterfly-shaped canvases with acrylic paint. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Get inspired by the season and paint on flower or butterfly-shaped canvases with acrylic paint. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/20

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 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, Apr 01, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 08, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 15, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

04/01
04/08
04/15
04/22
04/29

Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 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.) 

04/23

Reading & Stitching

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 3:30 pm

Read about cute little critters and make your own simple cross-stitched friend to take home. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Read about cute little critters and make your own simple cross-stitched friend to take home. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

04/23

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.) 

About this Series

04/04"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.)  G 
04/11"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 
04/18"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 
04/25"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.)  G 

Community Garden: Whole Health Intergenerational Nutrition Education (WHINE)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

Learn about the micro-garden next to our library and the mind/body connection of healthy eating. All ages. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Learn about the micro-garden next to our library and the mind/body connection of healthy eating. All ages. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

04/27

1960s Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 28, 2:00 pm

Teams of two-six will answer '60s 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 two-six will answer '60s 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.) 

04/28

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 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, Apr 01, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 08, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 15, 1:00 pm
Mon, Apr 22, 1:00 pm
About this Series

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

04/01
04/08
04/15
04/22
04/29

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 3:30 pm

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

04/29

Shakespeare & Proust

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

Dr. Ronald Meyers will present a contrast and comparison between two genius authors. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Dr. Ronald Meyers will present a contrast and comparison between two genius authors. (60 min.) 

04/30

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 4:30 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, Apr 13, 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.

04/13
04/30