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The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.

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Origami Pumpkins

Mon, Oct 26, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
Available to All

Learn how to make origami pumpkins. Attach to string to make a garland or decorate by themselves. Materials needed: origami paper, glue, and string (optional). Presented by the Wellington Branch.

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Introduction to iMovie

Mon, Oct 26, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Available to All

Learn the basics of iMovie for Mac computers. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.

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Cozy Mystery & Craft

Mon, Oct 26, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Celebrate spooky season with a discussion of “Killer Chardonnay" by Kate Lansing. Let’s chat and craft a pumpkin out of a glass jar. Pick up copies of the book and materials for the craft at the Research Desk. Glass bottles or jars not included. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.

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Tertulia Literaria: El Taller de Muñecas, de Elizabeth Macneal

Mon, Oct 26, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
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Los libros están disponibles en el escritorio de Información o a través del catalogo bibliotecario Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

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Book Talk: “American Nations” by Colin Woodard

Tue, Oct 27, 10:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
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Join us for a 3 part book talk about America being founded by different cultures, discuss cultures not mentioned in the book and how different cultures impact South Florida. Presented by the Talking Books.

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Ghost Towns of Western Palm Beach County

Tue, Oct 27, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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You've seen the names on a map, or maybe on signs along the highway--names like Chosen, Okeelanta, Bryant, Bean City. What were these so-called ghost towns, how long were they around, and why did they disappear? Some of the answers may be easier to find than you think. Virtually join Dr. Josh Goodman of the State Archives of Florida for a closer look at some of these western Palm Beach County settlements of bygone days, as well as some hints for doing your own research into the history of ghost towns in Florida or elsewhere. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.

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Author Chat

Tue, Oct 27, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Connect with local authors Linda Rosen, Patricia Williams and Bunny Shulman for an online panel discussion featuring live readings and their experiences and inspiration with the writing process. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.

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Virtual English Exchange

Tue, Oct 27, 5:00 pm (Ends at 6:00 pm )
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Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Sahaja Meditation

Tue, Oct 27, 5:30 pm (Ends at 6:30 pm )
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Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. Anyone can do it! Presented by the Main Library.

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Book Discussion: “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead

Tue, Oct 27, 6:00 pm (Ends at 7:00 pm )
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Join us for a discussion of the Literacy Coalition’s Read Together Palm Beach County 2020 book selection, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Book available in print, e-book, and audio formats. Presented by the Wellington Branch.

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Socrates Cafe

Tue, Oct 27, 6:30 pm (Ends at 7:30 pm )
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Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. Presented by the Gardens Branch.

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Book Talk: “American Nations” by Colin Woodard

Wed, Oct 28, 10:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
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Join us for a 3 part book talk about America being founded by different cultures, discuss cultures not mentioned in the book and how different cultures impact South Florida. Presented by the Talking Books.

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Virtual English Exchange

Wed, Oct 28, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
Available to All

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Peterson’s Career Prep

Wed, Oct 28, 12:00 pm (Ends at 12:45 pm )
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Peterson’s Career Prep database assists job seekers at all levels whether entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and personal websites that can be shared with prospective employers. Presented by the Main Library.

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Book Discussion: I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

Wed, Oct 28, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Copies available at Member Service Desk. Limit 20. (60 mins.) Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.

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Zoom Practice

Wed, Oct 28, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
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Get practice using Zoom. Learn how to use your webcam, microphone, chat, and screen share. Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Are you board? Game on-line! : Not Alone

Wed, Oct 28, 5:30 pm (Ends at 7:30 pm )
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Bored? Good! Get Board with us for an online version of our table top game night! Free account on www.boardgamearena.com required to play. Then just follow the link below for access to the Discord server to talk games, join the community, ask questions and get playing! Ages 16 & up. Presented by the Jupiter Branch.

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The Poison Takes 50 Minutes to Work (Remote Escape Room)

Wed, Oct 28, 6:30 pm (Ends at 7:30 pm )
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At first, everything will seem fine. After 10 minutes, though, it’ll be harder to catch my breath. After 20 minutes, it’ll start to hurt to move. After 30 minutes, the hallucinations will begin. After 40 minutes, my sanity will start to slip. I really don’t want to find out what happens after 50 minutes. Please help me get out of here. Ages 16 & up. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.

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Meet the Author: Susannah Marren in Conversation With Dr. Barton Goldsmith

Wed, Oct 28, 6:30 pm (Ends at 7:30 pm )
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Praised as "...a masterful interpreter of hidden feelings..." by BookTrib, Susannah Marren discusses her latest novel, "A Palm Beach Scandal" with award-winning psychotherapist and syndicated columnist, Dr. Barton Goldsmith. Copies are available for reserve; e-book and eAudiobook available through cloudLibrary. Presented by the Main Library.

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Book Talk: “American Nations” by Colin Woodard

Thu, Oct 29, 10:00 am (Ends at 11:30 am )
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Join us for a 3 part book talk about America being founded by different cultures, discuss cultures not mentioned in the book and how different cultures impact South Florida. Presented by the Talking Books.

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