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Quick Read Classic Book Discussion: "The War of the Worlds" By H. G. Wells

Fri, Jul 30, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
Available to All

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion of "The War of the Worlds" By H. G. Wells; a quick read short novel and foundational classic of science fiction literature. Book available in print, audio, and e-book formats. Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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My Zoom Book Club: "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid

Thu, Aug 05, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
Available to All

Come join our lively discussion on "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid from the comfort of your own home. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. 'Exit West' is available in print and electronic formats are available through the library. Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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Book Discussion: The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan

Mon, Aug 09, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Read and discuss The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan . Pick up a copy of the book at the West Boca Branch or your local library. Additionally, eBook and eAudio are available through Cloud Library. Presented by West Boca Branch.

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ESL Book Discussion: The Alchemist

Wed, Aug 11, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Come discuss one of the best-selling books in history "The Alchemist" by the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. This book is great for ESL learners and will be a fun opportunity to practice your English reading, speaking, and listening skills. The book is available in print and audiobook. It is also available as an e-book or eAudiobook through cloudLibrary. Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Virtual Book Discussion

Thu, Aug 12, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Cold Millions by Jess Walter Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Book Chat, "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean

Sat, Aug 14, 11:00 am (Ends at 12:00 pm )
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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day with a book discussion! The author chronicles the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and its aftermath, as well as the case of suspected arsonist Harry Peak. She also showcases the larger, crucial role that libraries play in people's everyday lives. Copies available at PBCLS branch locations and available to download on the CloudLibrary app. Presented by Acreage Branch.

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Book Discussion: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Tue, Aug 17, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Reserve a copy of the book at the Glades Branch or your local library. Also available as an e-book or e-audiobook in cloudLibrary. Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Book Discussion: "While Justice Sleeps," by Stacey Abrams

Wed, Aug 18, 2:30 pm (Ends at 3:30 pm )
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Pick up a copy at your local branch. Available in regular print, large print, e-audiobook, and e-book in cloudLibrary. Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Tertulia Literaria: Tiempos recios de Mario Vargas Llosa

Thu, Aug 19, 5:00 pm (Ends at 6:00 pm )
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Las copias impresas están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta o a través del catálogo bibliotecario. Copia del audiolibro digital está disponible en Cloud Library. Presented by West Boca Branch.

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Mandarin Book Discussion

Thu, Aug 26, 7:00 pm (Ends at 8:00 pm )
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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My Zoom Book Club: "The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel

Thu, Sep 02, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
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Come join our lively discussion on "The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel from the comfort of your own home. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. "The Stranger in the Woods" is available in print and electronic formats are available through the library. Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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Book Discussion: The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

Thu, Sep 09, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Read The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune, a story of magic and found family. Copies available at the research desk at the West Boynton Branch or place a hold and pick up a copy at your local branch. Also available as an e-book on Cloud Library and an e-audiobook on Cloud Library and Hoopla. Then zoom in to discuss the book on Thursday September 9th. Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Book Discussion: Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

Thu, Sep 16, 1:30 pm (Ends at 2:30 pm )
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In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, join in a lively discussion of bestselling author Julia Alvarez's novel "Afterlife". Print, ebook and audio copies are available through the library. Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Book Discussion: Dune by Frank Herbert

Tue, Sep 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Join us for a book discussion of "Dune", by Frank Herbert. Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Book Discussion: "Eternal", by Lisa Scottoline

Tue, Sep 21, 2:00 pm (Ends at 3:00 pm )
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Pick up a copy of this title at the West Boca Branch Library or your local branch. In addition, you may get an eAudio or eBook through CloudLibrary. Presented by West Boca Branch.

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Book Chat, "Mexican Gothic", by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Fri, Sep 24, 3:00 pm (Ends at 4:00 pm )
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After receiving a letter from her newly-wed cousin for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. Copies available at PBCLS branch locations and available to download on the CloudLibrary app. Presented by Acreage Branch.

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Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020 (Banned Books Week)

Tue, Sep 28, 6:30 pm (Ends at 7:30 pm )
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Banned Books Week (September 26-October 2) is an annual event established by the American Library Association celebrating the freedom to read. Learn more about the history of this event, why it’s recognized as well as the top 10 most challenged books of 2020 Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Mandarin Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 30, 7:00 pm (Ends at 8:00 pm )
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Ikigai, the Japanese secret to a long and happy life by Hector Garcia. Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Tertulia Literaria Virtual: Mas allá de Julia Alvarez

Thu, Oct 21, 5:00 pm (Ends at 5:50 pm )
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Tome el libro prestado en la biblioteca de West Boca, o reserve una copia y recójala en una sucursal cerca de usted. Octubre 21 de 5:00 pm a 5:50 pm. Presented by West Boca Branch.

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