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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 07/19/2019
E.g., 07/19/2019

Tertulia literaria: "La templanza" de María Dueñas

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Temperance," by María Dueñas)

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 5:00 pm
Jueves, 18 de julio,  5:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) 

07/18

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 3:00 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.) 

07/19

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 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.) 

07/20

Teen Totes

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

Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

07/20

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 22, 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.

07/22

Lunar LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 22, 3:00 pm

Think outer space creations, while you build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Think outer space creations, while you build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

07/22

Book Discussion: "A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
"A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles. 

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.) 

07/23"A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles. 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 2:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

07/23

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30 pm

Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

07/24

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
"Mary Poppins." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) 

A selection of musical favorites. 

About this Series

A selection of musical favorites. 

07/11"1776." ©Columbia Pictures. (141 min.)  G 
07/18"Funny Face." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 
07/25"Mary Poppins." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.)  G 

Alien Slime

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 3:00 pm

You don’t need to wait for a flying saucer to land to get your hands on some alien slime and maybe attract a small alien. Grades 3-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

You don’t need to wait for a flying saucer to land to get your hands on some alien slime and maybe attract a small alien. Grades 3-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

07/25

ACT™ Practice Test

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 10:30 am

Simulate the ACT™ test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up. Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Simulate the ACT™ test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up. Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

07/27

Far Out Family Art

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 10:30 am Cancelled

Bring mom, dad or other family members and create a unique collage using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Bring mom, dad or other family members and create a unique collage using a variety of materials. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 

07/27 Cancelled

Space Adventures

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 29, 2:30 pm

Pick up your Planet Passport and explore a universe of activities and crafts. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Pick up your Planet Passport and explore a universe of activities and crafts. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

07/29

Ready, Set, Read!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 2:30 pm

Keep your reading skills sharp with fun learning games and stories! Grades K-4. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Keep your reading skills sharp with fun learning games and stories! Grades K-4. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

07/31

SAT® Practice Test

West Boca Branch
Sun, Aug 04, 12:30 pm

Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up.  Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up.  Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

08/04

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 06, 2:00 pm
Martes, 06 de agosto,  2:00 pm

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

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

About this Series

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

08/06
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Aug 07, 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. 

08/07

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Aug 08, 2:00 pm
"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 

A selection of musical favorites.  

About this Series

A selection of musical favorites.  

08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.)  G 
08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 
08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 

Get Ready for Kindergarten

West Boca Branch
Thu, Aug 08, 3:00 pm

A special time for all those about to start kindergarten. Listen to stories, play a game and make a craft. (45 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

A special time for all those about to start kindergarten. Listen to stories, play a game and make a craft. (45 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

08/08

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Aug 11, 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.) 

08/11

Medicare 101

West Boca Branch
Mon, Aug 12, 2:00 pm

Amanda Kulics, a SHINE representative, will review what you need to know. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Amanda Kulics, a SHINE representative, will review what you need to know. (60 min.) 

08/12

Acrylic Art

West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 13, 2:00 pm

Explore blending techniques and application methods to create your own original masterpiece. Materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore blending techniques and application methods to create your own original masterpiece. Materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

08/13

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.) 

A selection of musical favorites.  

About this Series

A selection of musical favorites.  

08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.)  G 
08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 
08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 10:00 am

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 27, 4:30 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

08/17
08/27

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Aug 19, 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.

08/19

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 2:00 pm
"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 

A selection of musical favorites.  

About this Series

A selection of musical favorites.  

08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.)  G 
08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 
08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 

Gardening for Birds With Native Plants

West Boca Branch
Fri, Aug 23, 1:00 pm

Learn how to attract birds in your garden. Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Learn how to attract birds in your garden. Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 

08/23

Book Discussion: "Nine Perfect Strangers," by Liane Moriarty 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 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.) 

08/27

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 4:30 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00 am
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

08/17
08/27

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Aug 29, 2:00 pm
"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 

A selection of musical favorites.  

About this Series

A selection of musical favorites.  

08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.)  G 
08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 
08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG