WEST BOYNTON Library branch: 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach 561 734-5556
ADULT PROGRAMS for July 2008 Free Tickets
for Wednesday programs(limit of two per person) are available at the reference desk.
WEST BOYNTON ADULT PROGRAMS :
July 15, 2:00 p.m. Women’s Self-Defense & Rape Prevention
Gary Horner, master instructor at Karate Center, will provide tips on awareness and avoidance of potentially dangerous situations. This is not a martial arts class, but wear comfortable clothes and bring a partner to practice some easy physical techniques. (60 min.) Preregister.
Fri., July 18, 2:00 p.m. Basics of Importing & Exporting
Learn basic information on regulatory requirements, freight forwarding, and payment mechanisms. Presented by Florida Atlantic University’s Small Business Development Center speaker Parbatee Narine-Chang. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Tues., July 29, 2:00 p.m. The Power of a Positive Attitude
J.C. Stern, from Hospice of Palm Beach County, will discuss what will help you learn how to adjust your attitude and take charge of your life. (90 min.) Preregister.
Thurs., July 31, 2:00 p.m. Whole Wide World @ My Library
Summer Reading Wrap-Up
Share your likes or dislikes about the books you read this summer with you neighbors, and discover new titles to put on your personal reading list. (2 hr.) Preregister.
WEST BOYNTON YOUTH PROGRAMS
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June 9 - August 1 SUMMER STORY TIMES
Summer Story Times began on Monday, June 9, and go through Friday, August 1.
Call library to find out if there is still room for your child.
Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. CHESS CLASS
Are you interested in playing chess? We have volunteers who can give you tips on how to play. Come to the Youth Services Desk and sign up each Wednesday afternoon starting at 3:15 p.m. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)
Sat., June 28, 11:00 a.m. GEDDY, THE GECKO
Geddy teaches multicultural dances from around the world. Children will participate and learn Salsa, Cha-Cha, Tango, Greek dance, the Macarena and more! Super Geddy closes each show with his own breakdancing solo. You’ll have to see it to believe it. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Thurs., July 3, 12:00 p.m. Happy Birthday, America!
Celebrate the birthday of the United States with stories, songs, and a patriotic craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Thurs., July 10, 4:00 p.m. Page Turner Adventures presents
“The Great Pizza Contest!”
Mayor Ann Chovi, of the town of Mozzarella, decides to throw a party and must choose between the two pizza makers in town. The townsfolk (the audience) are equally divided on who makes the best pizza. You decide! Ages 4 & up. (45-60 min.) Preregister.
Fri., July 11, 10:30 a.m. Suzy Hammer as Millennia the Muse
Wear your toga and visit with a classical Greek visitor from ancient times who’ll bring magical myths, fables, and heroic adventure tales. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Wed., July 16, 2:00 p.m. Kamishibai for Kids!
Kamishibai (kah-mee-she-bye), or, “paper theater” started in Japan in the late 1920s as part of a long tradition of picture storytelling. Enjoy a live performance of Kamishibai with a related Origami craft from the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Education Department. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Thurs., July 24, 1:00 p.m. Hamilton R. Head Visits
In anticipation of “Library Night” at Roger Dean Stadium, the Jupiter Hammerheads’ mascot will visit to celebrate the Summer Reading Program. Bring your camera! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Sat., July 26, 11:00 a.m. Prince & Princess Party
Bring your camera and pose as either a princess or a prince with a fierce dragon. We’ll read stories, sing, dance, watch a short movie, and finish with a suitably princess/princely craft. Ages 3-6. (40 min.) Preregister.
WEST BOYNTON COMPUTER TRAINING
July 22 – 2:00 p.m. Look It Up! @ Your Library (Lecture)
Learn how to access valuable information for free through the library web site. Join us as we explore our exciting electronic databases and then use our new web catalog to locate items, find book reviews, and renew your materials.
For Beginners. (60 min.)
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