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Art Exhibit: "Soul Doodles" by Scott Jeffries at Boca Raton Public Library

February 12, 2018 to March 19, 2018
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to present a new art exhibit, “Soul Doodles.” These abstract paintings are anchored in the sometimes comedic but always earnest reality of artist Scott Jeffries. He was named one of the ten best visual artists in Palm Beach County by New Times Broward-Palm Beach. After years of practicing law in Philadelphia, Jeffries moved to Boca Raton to pursue his true passion as an artist. As he developed his technique, his abstract tendency became more pronounced:…See More
Jan 29
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Welcome to Woodland Film Screening and Discussion at Boca Raton Public Library

January 29, 2018 from 7pm to 8pm
Are you passionate about architecture? Join the Boca Raton Public Library for a screening and discussion of the film, “Welcome to Woodland,” in conjunction with the exhibit, “Woodland Sweden,” at Downtown Library, through a collaboration with the Consulate of Sweden in Fort Lauderdale. “Woodland Sweden” takes you on a journey through Swedish architecture, from traditional wooden cottages to new apartment blocks made entirely of wood. Sweden's ecological perspective and its practice of using…See More
Jan 26
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Author Talk and Book Signing: Kelly Martinsen at Boca Raton Public Library

February 3, 2018 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Learn about the benefits of journaling with Kelly Martinsen, author of “A Year of Inspired Living: Essays and Guided Journaling for Self-Reflection.” Martinsen will discuss her book and how journaling can “help you slow down, to reset and focus each week on the things you want to achieve and the person you want to be.” Register for this free program through the calendar at bocalibrary.org.See More
Jan 25
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Art Exhibit: "Marks Over Time" by Tina Salvesen at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

November 12, 2017 to December 15, 2017
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to present a new art exhibit, “Marks Over Time,” by Tina Salvesen. Her artwork focuses on fine mark making using charcoal, pencil, ink, watercolor, pastels, paint and encaustic. Tina Salvesen recently returned to her native Florida after living in the Northeast and Europe for many years. She attended Skidmore College, and received a bachelor’s degree in Art. She also holds an M.Ed. in Art Education from Temple University. Regarded as a master draftsman,…See More
Oct 30, 2017
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Art Exhibit: "Marks Over Time" by Tina Salvesen at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

November 12, 2017 to December 15, 2017
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to present a new art exhibit, “Marks Over Time,” by Tina Salvesen. Her artwork focuses on fine mark making using charcoal, pencil, ink, watercolor, pastels, paint and encaustic. Tina Salvesen recently returned to her native Florida after living in the Northeast and Europe for many years. She attended Skidmore College, and received a bachelor’s degree in Art. She also holds an M.Ed. in Art Education from Temple University. Regarded as a master draftsman,…See More
Oct 26, 2017
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Military Intel: Veterans' Information Event at Spanish River Library

November 8, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
The Boca Raton Public Library will host an information event for veterans of all ages at the Spanish River Library on November 8 from 11:00am–1:00pm. The BRPL’s Military Intel programs provide veterans and their families with information about benefits, counseling, jobs and more. Presenters include Pompano Beach Vet Center: Claire Eberhart, Veterans Outreach Specialist; PBC Division of Human & Veteran Services: Andrew Reese, Veteran Service Officer, Army (Ret); CareerSource of Palm Beach…See More
Oct 19, 2017
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Military Intel: Veterans' Information Event at Spanish River Library

November 8, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
The Boca Raton Public Library will host an information event for veterans of all ages at the Spanish River Library on November 8 from 11:00am–1:00pm. The BRPL’s Military Intel programs provide veterans and their families with information about benefits, counseling, jobs and more. Presenters include Pompano Beach Vet Center: Claire Eberhart, Veterans Outreach Specialist; PBC Division of Human & Veteran Services: Andrew Reese, Veteran Service Officer, Army (Ret); CareerSource of Palm Beach…See More
Oct 18, 2017
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Oktoberfest Author Talk with Mark DeNote and Craft Beer Tasting at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

October 13, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
The Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library are celebrating Oktoberfest and the booming craft beer industry in Florida with a lecture by published author Mark DeNote, along with a craft beer tasting and food pairing. Mark DeNote is the author of The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide and Tampa Bay Beer: A Heady History. He also edits, reports, interviews and writes the story behind craft beer at FloridaBeerNews.com. Mark is a teacher at heart, and enjoys talking about beer and beer history almost…See More
Oct 12, 2017
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Story Central: Pedro Zepeda in "Seminole Storytelling" at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

November 4, 2017 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
The Boca Raton Public Library brings professional storyteller, Pedro Zepeda, to the Downtown Library for a unique performance: “Seminole Storytelling: History of a People.” As part of this year’s Story Central focus on Cultural Connections, Zepeda shares age-old Seminole myths, such as “How the Buzzard Got His Nose” and “The Lion and the Missing Girl.” Not only are they terrifically entertaining tales, but also the foundation of the deeply held beliefs and cultural practices of the…See More
Oct 10, 2017
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Collage Exhibit: "Fragments into Form" by Nicole Washburn at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

October 6, 2017 to November 6, 2017
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to exhibit “Fragments into Form: Works from 2005–2016,” by collage artist Nicole Washburn. Visitors to the Downtown Library will view a variety of paper collages that blend colors and images to portray elements from nature and the supernatural. Washburn lived in the mountain forests of central Argentina for 22 years. Life in the wilderness combined with world travel and a degree in Cultural Anthropology have given her a unique perspective on the issues…See More
Oct 4, 2017
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Author Talk and Book Signing with Frank Meeink at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

October 25, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
As part of the Boca Raton Public Library's 2017 initiative of Cultural Connections, the library will host an author talk and book signing by Frank Meeink, author of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead. The talk will take place at the Downtown Library, 400 NW 2nd Avenue, on October 25 at 7:00pm. Meeink's raw telling of his descent into America’s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over hatred and addiction has the power to open hearts and change lives. Frank’s violent childhood in South…See More
Sep 29, 2017
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Matthew Nichols Latin Jazz Quartet Concert at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

October 15, 2017 from 3pm to 4pm
The Boca Raton Public Library is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with a concert by the Matthew Nichols Latin Jazz Quartet at the Downtown Library on October 15 at 3:00pm. Nichols will be joined by musicians from Colombia, Venezuela, and the United States to share their unique sound and passion for music with the audience. Matthew Nichols is a critically acclaimed percussionist who teaches and performs in the South Florida music community. He performs with a variety of ensembles…See More
Sep 21, 2017
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Photo Exhibit: "In the Fog" by Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton at Boca Raton Public Library- Downtown

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to exhibit “In the Fog,” by photographer Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton, at the Downtown Library. Dakhnovskaia-Lawton's beautiful and delicate prints channel pictorialism, a style of photography that was popular at the turn of the 20th century using soft-focus techniques to imitate academic painting. Born in Latvia, then raised and educated in Moscow, Dakhnovskaia-Lawton is now a resident of South Florida. She began photographing professionally in 1996 while…See More
Aug 25, 2017
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Photo Exhibit: "In the Fog" by Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton at Boca Raton Public Library- Downtown

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to exhibit “In the Fog,” by photographer Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton, at the Downtown Library. Dakhnovskaia-Lawton's beautiful and delicate prints channel pictorialism, a style of photography that was popular at the turn of the 20th century using soft-focus techniques to imitate academic painting. Born in Latvia, then raised and educated in Moscow, Dakhnovskaia-Lawton is now a resident of South Florida. She began photographing professionally in 1996 while…See More
Aug 15, 2017

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