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FAU Research in Action: The Stories We Tell About Climate Change and Energy at Boca Raton Public Library

April 18, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm
Imagine a world powered by solar or wind! Asking questions about energy use and exploring potential alternatives to fossil fuels brings us one step closer to that possibility. In “The Stories We Tell About Climate Change and Energy,” Stacey Balkan, PhD, discusses alternatives to petroleum, survival in the face of extreme global climate changes, fossil fuel use history, Anthropocene origins and making a difference. Dr. Balkan is assistant professor of Environmental Literature and Humanities and…See More
Apr 15
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High Blood Pressure Prevention at Boca Raton Public Library

May 22, 2019 from 10:30am to 12pm
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, and FAU is partnering with the Boca Raton Public Library to help people reduce their risk of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. In a free presentation, “High Blood Pressure Prevention” with Dr. Leonard Berkowitz, attendees will learn what hypertension is and what causes it; symptoms of hypertension to be on the lookout for; what to eat to reduce their risk of hypertension; and how to treat hypertension. Register through the…See More
Apr 12
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One Book Boca Author Talk and Book Signing with Chitra Divakaruni at Boca Raton Public Library

April 13, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm
Bestselling author Chitra Banjeree Divakaruni will be at the Boca Raton Public Library on Saturday, April 13, at 4:00pm for an author talk and book signing of her internationally acclaimed book, One Amazing Thing. Divakaruni’s book was chosen as this year’s One Book Boca community reading experience. In One Amazing Thing, when an earthquake traps them together, nine disparate people decide to share “one amazing thing” from their lives—a personal tale they’ve never told anyone before. This…See More
Apr 10
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Mar 20
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Story Central: "Out of Africa" with Baba Lyons at Boca Raton Public Library

March 23, 2019 from 4pm to 5:30pm
It’s a cultural experience you won’t want to miss! Boca Raton Public Library continues its 2019 Story Central theme, “Cultural Connections,” with a performance by accomplished storyteller, Baba Lyons. A graduate of the National Black Theater of Harlem, Baba Adekemi Lyons is a storyteller, actor and musician who has entertained audiences with stories and songs from his African heritage for more than 25 years. Among his numerous awards, he is a 2003 State of Florida Cultural Affairs Fellow, and…See More
Mar 20
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Touch a Truck at Spanish River Library

March 16, 2019 from 9:30am to 12pm
Round up the whole family to see, touch, climb aboard and learn about our City’s many fascinating trucks and vehicles at Touch a Truck! This family event will take place in the Spanish River Library parking lot at 1501 NW Spanish River Blvd. Truck operators will be on hand to demonstrate how their vehicles work and explain what they do. Check out a fire engine, sanitation truck, aerial bucket truck, dump truck, beach tractor, rescue boat and much more! Find out why they are such an important…See More
Mar 13
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Photo Exhibit: "The World, My Lens & I," by Diane De Quevedo Klein at Boca Raton Public Library - Downtown

March 11, 2019 to April 28, 2019
Prepare to be captivated by the dramatic new photo exhibit, “The World, My Lens and I,” by Diane DeQuevedo Klein! Enjoy a diverse and stunning array of photographs depicting the people and landscapes in our world. The exhibit will run from March 3–April 28, 2019, at the Downtown Library, an Art in Public Places venue, at 400 NW 2nd Avenue. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours.See More
Mar 11
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FAU Research in Action: Why Birds Sing, Why It Matters at Boca Raton Public Library

March 7, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm
Have you ever wondered what information animals are communicating? Or if animals are honest with each other? Join us for an engaging talk, “Why Birds Sing, Why It Matters,” with Rindy Anderson, PhD, as she answers these questions and more on a journey into the lives of animals and the signals they use to fight, flirt, coexist and survive. Dr. Anderson developed her love of bird song and field ornithology while earning her PhD at the University of Miami. She honed her skills in bioacoustics…See More
Mar 6
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FAU Research in Action: Why Birds Sing, Why It Matters at Boca Raton Public Library

March 7, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm
Have you ever wondered what information animals are communicating? Or if animals are honest with each other? Join us for an engaging talk, “Why Birds Sing, Why It Matters,” with Rindy Anderson, PhD, as she answers these questions and more on a journey into the lives of animals and the signals they use to fight, flirt, coexist and survive. Dr. Anderson developed her love of bird song and field ornithology while earning her PhD at the University of Miami. She honed her skills in bioacoustics…See More
Feb 26
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Story Central: "Jamaica Farewell," with Debra Ehrhardt at Boca Raton Public Library

February 23, 2019 from 4pm to 5:30pm
The Boca Raton Public Library continues its 2019 Story Central theme, Cultural Connections, with a performance by Jamaican storyteller, Debra Ehrhardt. In Jamaica Farewell, Ehrhardt shares how she achieved her teenage dream of coming to the United States by smuggling $1 million from Kingston to Miami. This extraordinary show, directed by My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s Joel Zwick, has played around the country to massive acclaim. The show has been optioned by a major Hollywood producer, and Ehrhardt…See More
Feb 23
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FAU Research in Action: The Relationship Between Plants and People at Boca Raton Public Library

February 21, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm
Ever wonder about the relationship between plants and people? If so, then join us for an engaging talk on ethnobotany with Maria Fadiman, PhD, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Associate Professor of Geography at FAU, and writer of academic articles and adventure essays. You may also recognize her from one of her lively TEDx Talks. Dr. Fadiman specializes in the environmental human connection with a focus on conservation and sustainability. Don't miss this lively presentation as she…See More
Feb 19
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Touch a Truck at Spanish River Library

March 16, 2019 from 9:30am to 12pm
Round up the whole family to see, touch, climb aboard and learn about our City’s many fascinating trucks and vehicles at Touch a Truck! This family event will take place in the Spanish River Library parking lot at 1501 NW Spanish River Blvd. Truck operators will be on hand to demonstrate how their vehicles work and explain what they do. Check out a fire engine, sanitation truck, aerial bucket truck, dump truck, beach tractor, rescue boat and much more! Find out why they are such an important…See More
Feb 14
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Story Central: "Out of Africa" with Baba Lyons at Boca Raton Public Library

March 23, 2019 from 4pm to 5:30pm
It’s a cultural experience you won’t want to miss! Boca Raton Public Library continues its 2019 Story Central theme, “Cultural Connections,” with a performance by accomplished storyteller, Baba Lyons. A graduate of the National Black Theater of Harlem, Baba Adekemi Lyons is a storyteller, actor and musician who has entertained audiences with stories and songs from his African heritage for more than 25 years. Among his numerous awards, he is a 2003 State of Florida Cultural Affairs Fellow, and…See More
Feb 12
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FAU Research in Action: The Relationship Between Plants and People at Boca Raton Public Library

February 21, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm
Ever wonder about the relationship between plants and people? If so, then join us for an engaging talk on ethnobotany with Maria Fadiman, PhD, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Associate Professor of Geography at FAU, and writer of academic articles and adventure essays. You may also recognize her from one of her lively TEDx Talks. Dr. Fadiman specializes in the environmental human connection with a focus on conservation and sustainability. Don't miss this lively presentation as she…See More
Jan 30
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Story Central: "Jamaica Farewell," with Debra Ehrhardt at Boca Raton Public Library

February 23, 2019 from 4pm to 5:30pm
The Boca Raton Public Library continues its 2019 Story Central theme, Cultural Connections, with a performance by Jamaican storyteller, Debra Ehrhardt. In Jamaica Farewell, Ehrhardt shares how she achieved her teenage dream of coming to the United States by smuggling $1 million from Kingston to Miami. This extraordinary show, directed by My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s Joel Zwick, has played around the country to massive acclaim. The show has been optioned by a major Hollywood producer, and Ehrhardt…See More
Jan 24
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Story Central: "Around the World with Story" Presented by Judy Sima at Boca Raton Public Library

January 19, 2019 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Travel around the world and back again without leaving the comfort of Boca Raton! Prepare to be entertained, enchanted and inspired by Michigan storyteller Judy Sima, as she shares timely and timeless folktales from the U.S. to Russia, ancient Arabia, Japan, and more -- all with an adult spirit and sensibility. Register for this free presentation through the calendar at bocalibrary.org.See More
Jan 16

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