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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Military Intel: Veterans' Information Event at Boca Raton Public Library

July 12, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
The Boca Raton Public Library will host an information event for veterans of all ages at the Downtown Library on July 12 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 County;…See More
Jun 18
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Artist Lecture and Collage Workshop with Richard Vergez at Boca Raton Public Library

June 17, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm
Collage artist Richard Vergez will conduct an Artist Lecture and Collage Workshop that is free and open to the public on Saturday, June 17, from 12:00–2:00pm. In this hands-on workshop, Vergez will discuss the art, inspiration and technique of collage, and participants will have the opportunity to create their own collage with materials provided by the library.Richard Vergez is a Cuban-American visual artist whose background in graphic design and audio/visual collaboration is reflected though…See More
Jun 16
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Military Intel: Veterans' Information Event at Boca Raton Public Library

July 12, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
The Boca Raton Public Library will host an information event for veterans of all ages at the Downtown Library on July 12 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 County;…See More
Jun 13
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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party at Spanish River Library

June 10, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
The Boca Raton Public Library, along with public libraries in South Florida and around the country, is launching its annual Summer Reading program. This year’s theme, “Build a Better World,” has library staff geared up to provide activities, classes and great reads all summer long to inspire all ages to learn how they can impact their community and the world. The festivities begin with a Kick-Off Party on Saturday, June 10, from 10:00am−12:00pm at the Spanish River Library, 1501 NW Spanish…See More
Jun 10
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TYRUS: Award-Winning Documentary Screening at Boca Raton Public Library

May 21, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
The Boca Raton Public Library presents the Florida premier screening of TYRUS, an award-winning documentary about the life of Chinese-American painter Tyrus Wong. A brilliant artist, Tyrus Wong once exhibited with Picasso and Matisse. A film and animation legend, Wong was the visual genius behind such classics as Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause. Wong survived Angel Island, the Chinese Exclusion Act and the Great Depression. His talent, humor, humility and resilience are explored in this…See More
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Artist Lecture and Collage Workshop with Richard Vergez at Boca Raton Public Library

June 17, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm
Collage artist Richard Vergez will conduct an Artist Lecture and Collage Workshop that is free and open to the public on Saturday, June 17, from 12:00–2:00pm. In this hands-on workshop, Vergez will discuss the art, inspiration and technique of collage, and participants will have the opportunity to create their own collage with materials provided by the library.Richard Vergez is a Cuban-American visual artist whose background in graphic design and audio/visual collaboration is reflected though…See More
May 3
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Inherited IRAs: What You Need to Know at Spanish River Library

April 29, 2017 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Seymour Goldberg, author of the book, "Inherited IRAs: What Every Practitioner Should Know," will discuss estate planning, financial planning, tax planning, and other topics as they related to inherited IRAs. Register here.See More
Apr 29

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