The West Boynton Branch of the Palm Beach County Library
9451 Jog Road. Phone # 561 734-5556. -
WEST BOYNTON ADULT PROGRAMS for November 2010:
Mon, Nov 01 & 08, 6:30 pm
Kick It Up A Notch Writers’ Workshop: Session 3 - Do You See What I See?
A hybrid workshop combining application of techniques critical to good writing with peer reviews of participants’ work. Suitable for novices and experienced writers. Bring a pen and pad, something you’ve written, and an open mind. (2 hr.) Note: The Nov 1 and 8 sessions are repeats. Plan to attend only one session.
Fri, Nov 05, 2:00 pm
November is National Family Caregiver Month: Family Caregiving — Helping You to Help Others!
Are you caring for an older, disabled or ill family member or friend? Are you a senior caring for a grandchild? Join Judith Brustad, MSN, RN, Director of Pavilion Programs at Palm Healthcare Foundation to learn about local resources and support in our community and have questions answered. (60 min.) Preregister.
Mon, Nov 08, 2:00 pm
Meet the Author: Kim Petersen
In her new book, "Charting the Unknown: Family, Fear, and One Long Boat Ride," this author tells how she and her husband built a power catamaran and with their two teenagers crossed the Atlantic Ocean and spent 2½ years cruising the Mediterranean. A book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregister.
Tue, Nov 09, 10:00 am
Workforce Alliance Mobile Resource Unit Visit
Job seekers will have access to 12 computers and help filling out online application forms. Learn about career opportunities and the Employ Florida web site. (3 hr.) Preregister.
Tue, Nov 09, 2:00 pm
What Can the Center for Minority Veterans Do For You?
Program Coordinator Debra Marcelle-Coney, Ph.D., and a panel of experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs, tell you about the benefits and services available to eligible veterans and answer your questions. (60 min.) Preregister.
Tue, Nov 09, 7:00 pm
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Join Holmes’ expert Howard Schoen to watch video clips, listen to audiotapes, and discuss the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)
Wed, Nov 10, 1:30 pm
World War II Stories You Won't Find in History Books
World War II veteran Earl Epsteen and his ship survived a torpedo hit at the Normandy Omaha and Gold Beach invasion. Hear about this and other fascinating stories from his experiences. (60 min.) Preregister.
Fri, Nov 12, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Jewish Book Month: A German Life
Author Bernd Wollschlaeger, M.D., was born, raised, and educated in Germany before converting to Judaism and emigrating to Israel. Hear his story of how he struggled with faith and identity after learning that his father was a highly decorated World War II German tank commander who had been presented the Iron Cross by Adolph Hitler. (60 min.) Tickets (two per person) available beginning Nov 2.
Mon, Nov 15, 2:00 pm
Social Security Issues: Questions & Answers
Wright Thompson, Jr., from the Social Security Administration, will update recent changes and answer your questions regarding benefits and other issues related to widows, widowers, and other survivors. (60 min.) Preregister.
Tue, Nov 16, 2:00 pm
Meet the Author: Harvey E. Oyer III
“The Adventures of Charlie Pierce: The American Jungle,” tells the story of one of South Florida's early pioneers. Based on actual diaries, this book follows his arrival in 1872 and his experiences befriending Seminole Indians, salvaging shipwrecks, and discovering Spanish treasure. A book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregister.
Thu, Nov 18, 11:30 am
Master the Art of Reading: Book Discussion Series -
Morning Book Group: Literary Fiction
Nora Natke will lead a discussion of "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace … One School at a Time," by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)
Thu, Nov 18, 2:00 pm
Master the Art of Reading: Book Discussion Series -
Afternoon Book Group: Popular Fiction & Nonfiction
Nora Natke will lead a discussion of "My Name is Asher Lev," by Chaim Potok. Sign up and check out the book. (90 min.)
WEST BOYNTON CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
WEST BOYNTON TEEN PROGRAMS
View the regular weekly storytime schedule here.
Wed, Nov 03 & 17, 3:30 pm
Our presenters can give you tips on how to play. Check out books on chess. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)
Tue, Nov 09, 4:00 pm
Dress for messiness as we mix, measure, and stir to make ooey, gooey, and sticky science. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Wed, Nov 10, 3:30 pm
Families Reading Together: B-I-N-G-O! Let’s Recycle!
Find out the exciting way our county reduces, reuses, and recycles. Play “Recycle BINGO” and see if you know all the facts.
Tue, Nov 16, 10:30 am
Happy Thanksgiving Story Time!
Celebrate with holiday stories, songs, and a special turkey craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Wed, Nov 17, 10:00 am
Families Reading Together: Patrick Ball – Storytelling & Celtic Harp
Patrick Ball offers children an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares stories filled with flights of imagination that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)
Mon, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m.
I Love Colors Story Time!
Celebrate all things colorful with stories, songs, and a special rainbow craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregisiter.
Wed, Nov 03, 6:30 pm
Teen Nite: "Up" Pajama Party!
Bring your PJs, a pillow, and a box of tissues for popcorn and a showing of the movie "Up." Grades 6 & up. (96 min.) Preregister. PG
Wed, Nov 10, 6:30 pm
M.C.S. (Make Cool Stuff) Workshop
Bring your artistic talent and you’ll be blown away by the bling, crafts, and music. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Wed, Nov 17, 6:30 pm
Board Game Extravaganza
Bring your favorite game to play or try someone else’s. Check out books about different games. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
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