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09/04/14    Ronald McDonald Magic Show
Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month with magician Ronald McDonald! While amazing us with his magic, Ronald will talk about the importance of libraries, having a library card and the importance and magic of reading! details...
09/01/14    Ronald McDonald Reading Challenge
Participate in the Ronald McDonald Reading Challenge throughout the month of September. Participation requires obtaining a Boynton Beach City Library card and borrowing at least one book on the new library card. details...
07/30/14    Boys Dance Performance
Enjoy a dance performance by the students in Mr. James’ School of Dance. Wednesday @3:00pm-5:00pm


Back by popular demand, Mr. James will teach students the beginning steps of hip-hop, ballet and other partner dances. details...
07/01/14    Speedbooking
It’s like speed dating, but with books! Find your perfect match among keepers and duds, old classics and new blockbusters, by “meeting” with 60 books! Go from table to table, spend ten minutes at each table reviewing a selection of books and narrow the selection to one match per table. details...
06/10/14    Teen Summer Movies — Return of the Dead Week
Make zombie and vampire marshmallows while you watch! details...
06/10/14    Become a Science Ace with Ace Hardware
Are you a mad scientist? Join Valerie from Ace Hardware as she conducts scientific experiments that might make you ask how did that happen. details...
06/09/14    Summer Reading Club Kick Off
Join the Summer Reading Club (SRC)! It’s free and you can win great prizes! After you register, you are assigned to one of four teams, the: Dragons, Alchemists, Kirins or Cosmonauts. Start reading any time or anywhere. details...
05/13/14    Haitian and Asian Pacific Heritage Month Craft
Make fashionable jewelry that depicts iconic symbols from the cultures of Asia, the Pacific and Haiti. details...
04/28/14    Great Books Discussions
Partake in interesting discussions after reading selections chosen from the Great Books Conversations. The readings are rich in ideas and provoke engaging discussions. The group meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. details...
04/24/14    Earth Week Elements Exhibition Conservation Exchange
Participate in the conversation about environmental conservation with Elements exhibition artists and three experts of the South Florida conservation movement. Event starts at 6 pm in the Program Room and moves to the second floor at 7 pm. details...
04/10/14    Writers’ Corner May 8th & June 12th
Free manuscript critiquing by published authors! This monthly program gives writers a helping hand to get their work published. Are you talented and feel a little professional help could add the necessary polish your work needs? Even long-time writers appreciate editing. Bring some of your work and have it reviewed for free. details...
04/02/14    Art Exhibit & Reception
View the art created by Library youth and teens during Youth Art Month in March. The pieces of art will be exhibited and those selected to be hung in the Library will be announced. details...
03/25/14    Health 2 You: Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Andres F. Ruiz, Cardiology Department of Bethesda Health, will discuss new tech-nologies and treatment advances in the care of cardiac disease. Co-sponsored by Be-thesda Health. details...
03/18/14    Health 2 You: Ergonomics for Everyday Life
Health 2 You: Lisa Quillian, MSPT, CEAS, a vestibular and ergonomic specialist, explains why ergo-nomics is not just for the working population. details...
02/10/14    Great Books Discussions
Partake in interesting discussions after reading selections chosen by the Great Books Foundation. The readings are rich in ideas and provoke engaging discussions. The group meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. A complete program list is available at the Boynton Beach City Library or at www.boyntonlibrary.org.

Discussions held 2nd and 4th Monday @ 10:00 to 11:45am details...
01/13/14    Read Together Palm Beach County Voting
Voting will occur from January 13 – February 7.

The Public voting on a choice of five books selected by the Read Together Palm Beach County Committee. Voting can be done on the website or in the lobby of our library. details...
12/18/13    Wii Bowling for Adults (Canceled)
Wii Bowling simulates real-life bowling by using simple motion controls — bowling the ball is as easy as flicking your wrist. Players can adjust the speed of their throws by swinging the remote faster, and can add spin to the ball by twisting their wrist as they throw. Stand or sit to play -- it’s your choice! Wednesday December 18 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm. details...
04/24/13    LET’S MOVE BOYNTON WALK
Participate in the LET’S MOVE BOYNTON Walk on April 24!
· Join the LET’S MOVE BOYNTON Walk Team at 5 pm at the
Amphitheatre, 129 East Ocean Avenue; register on-site
· Enjoy Zumba and Jazzercise warm-up exercises
· Receive a LET’S MOVE BOYNTON tee-shirt (while supplies last)
· Stroll with the LET’S MOVE BOYNTON Team east on Ocean Avenue
to Oceanfront Park and back (approximately 2 miles)
· Log this activity on your Channel 12 record for TEAM BOYNTON details...
03/27/13    2013 City Budget Survey
The Boynton Beach Financial Advisory Committee (under Charter from the City Commission) would like your participation in the third annual citizen and business-owner budget survey. Your answers to a few short questions will provide valuable insight and feedback to the Committee to make their recommendations to the City Commission for next budget year. This survey will remain available through April 19, 2013. details...
02/28/13    FREEGAL: Free Downloadable Music
The Boynton Beach City Library will offer free downloadable music! The Library joined Library Ideas™ network that offers access to over three million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. Through Freegal Music Service, the Boynton Beach City Library will increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries. Library card holders in good standing can download three Freegal Music tracks in the MP3 format each week for free. details...
02/18/13    24th Annual Author Benefit Luncheon
Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library presents guest speaker and author Ann Leary. Monday, Feb. 18th, 11:00am, Benvenuto Caterestaurant, 1730 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach. Click Read More for Ticket details. details...
12/04/12    Family Holiday Open House
Boynton Beach City Library presents...
Family Holiday Open House
Tuesday, Dec. 4 @ 6:45 - 8:00 pm details...
11/01/12    Food for Fines & Food Drive
Food for Fines & Food Drive. Donate one nonperishable food item and $1.00 in fines will be removed from your account or Be a good neighbor, donate needed food. Nov. 1st - 30th, benefits The Community Caring Center of Boynton Beach. details...
10/30/12    Winner of the Read for the Record
As part of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County program titled 2012 Mayor’s Literacy Initiative, the City participated in the Read for the Record contest. The contest goals were for adults to read the children’s book Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad to as many children as possible across the nation in one day. details...
10/25/12    Library Will Close Tonight @ 6:00 p.m.
The Boynton Beach City Library will be closing Thursday night at 6:00 p.m. due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. details...
10/09/12    JOB HELP: Employ Boynton Beach
Need help finding a job? Writing a resume? A series of classes presented by Don Scantlan, a job search expert, will help individuals looking for a job. Attendance is recommended at all classes. Register at the Reference Desk. Class size is limited. details...
10/09/12    Fall Family Festival
Welcome the fall season with a
family event for all ages.
“Pumpkin Patty” (Suzy Hammer) will tell
stories from the Pumpkin Patch followed by
a mummy wrap, crafts and
light refreshments!
Thursday, Oct. 11th, 6:45-8:00pm details...
09/24/12    Clifford's Biggest Birthday Party Ever!
It’s Clifford the Big Red Dog’s


50th birthday!

Celebrate the "BIG" day with


CLIFFORD


& the author Norman Bridwell,

with a live webcast


at the Library! Sing

"Happy Birthday" to Clifford

Monday, September 24th
9:45 - 11:00am
Room: Program Room details...
04/11/12    Ebooks/Overdrive Training Available
Do you need help downloading our ebooks? One of our librarians will be offering 2 training sessions per week to the public for the next four weeks. Interested patrons should go directly to 2nd floor reference by 6pm sharp or 2:30pm sharp depending on the session they are interested in attending.

The session times are:

Tuesdays from 6pm-7pm &

Wednesdays from 2:30pm-3:30pm details...
11/01/11    HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION OUTREACH
The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser's office will take your 2012 homestead exemption application and answer valuation questions on Wednesdays, October 19, November 16 and December 21 from 11 am to noon. details...
10/27/11    Sunshine Library Card Program
The Boynton Beach City Library participates in the Sunshine Library Card program. The Sunshine Library Card allows reciprocal borrowing privileges between the Boynton Beach City Library, Florida Atlantic University Libraries, Palm Beach State College Libraries, Palm Beach County Library System and the School District of Palm Beach County Professional Library. details...
10/10/11    Our Grounds Are Now A Butterfly Sanctuary
The grounds of the Boynton Beach City Library are a Butterfly Sanctuary!

The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC) awarded the Boynton Beach City Library a Butterfly Sanctuary Certificate at a reception held in the Library on Wednesday, September 21st. Jane Gavlick, Co-President and Roberta Chenoweth of the Boynton Beach Garden Club presented Craig Clark, Library Director, and Karen Abramson with the certificate. details...
10/10/11    Read for the Record Challenge with Mayor Jose Rodriguez
The Boynton Beach City Library Celebrates the Read for the Record Challenge with Mayor Jose Rodriguez and Llama Llama Red Pajama! details...
08/10/11    WILD FLORIDA: PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
WILD FLORIDA: PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT:
JUNE TO NOVEMBER:
RECEPTION THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 details...
07/12/11    Pajama Storytime (Cancelled)
The Pajama Storytime for tonight July 12th, has been cancelled. details...
05/19/11    Free Ride: History of Surfing in South Palm Beach County
Starting June 1st, come celebrate the sport of wave riding and it's history in Palm Beach County, through our exhibit. details...
05/12/11    Memorial Day: Library Closed Monday 30th
We will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday 30th. details...
04/19/11    April 24 - 30 is Preservation Week @ Your Library
The Boynton Beach City Library will join the American Library Association and libraries all over the country to promote awareness of collection preservation. The theme this year is "Pass It On." Mayor Rodriguez has proclaimed April 24 - 30 Preservation Week in Boynton Beach. details...
03/28/11    Author: Allen Morris
Boynton Beach City Library Presents...

Author: Allen Morris

Date: Wednesday, April 13th Time:

1:30-3:30pm details...
03/28/11    Poetry Workshop: Expression of Self
Boynton Beach City Library Presents...

National Poetry Month
Poetry Workshop: Expression of Self

Date: Wednesday, April 13th Time:

6:30-8:00pm details...
03/02/11    Adult Reading Club
Join the Adult Reading Club sponsored by the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. details...
01/19/11    Frozen in Time: Vintage Cameras & Photographs
Tuesday, Feb. 8

This local history and archives exhibit runs through May 14 on the second floor during normal Library hours. details...
11/23/10    Family Holiday Open House
Welcome winter with a family event for all ages. Enjoy the magic of Brent Gregory, make holiday crafts and have some refreshments! details...
11/15/10    ThanksGiving Holiday
The Library will be closed. details...
10/28/10    Photo Preservation Workshop
Wednesday, November 17. 10:00 a.m. details...
10/04/10    Veteran's Day
Library Closed
Thursday, November 11, 2010. details...
09/29/10    Six Secrets of the Job Search
Boynton Beach City Library presents . . .
Six Secrets of the Job Search.

Tues., Nov. 16, 11 am.

Learn how to sell yourself to an employer,
network on multiple levels,
use support groups and more. details...
09/29/10    Senior Health and Services Expo
The Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce
In partnership with Boynton Beach City Library Presents:
Senior Health and Services Expo.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010. 10:00am-1:00pm.

Receive valuable information and Free Testing which may encourage: Life style changes, details...
09/13/10    Exhibit: From Julia Child’s Kitchen
Local History & Archives & Art in Public Places

Presents: "From Julia Child’s Kitchen." Exhibit

October 6, 2010 – January 27, 2011.

Get a glimpse of Julia's world. Nationally known photographer Albie Walton's 1975 photo-shoot images of Julia Child's famous cookbook cover will be on display along with vintage kitchen memorabilia and cookbooks. details...
08/31/10    Closed for Labor Day
We will be closed Monday, September 6th, for Labor Day. details...
07/29/10    Seminole Exhibit
How much do you really know about the Seminole Indians of Florida? Anyone interested in learning more about Seminole culture and history will be happy to take in the latest exhibit at the Boynton Beach City Library. details...
07/20/10    Miami Dolphins visit the library
Nate Garner & Brian Hartline of the Miami Dolphins will be visiting the Youth Services Department on Wednesday, July 21st from 3 to 4 PM to talk about the importance of reading and libraries. Don't miss this opportunity to get an autograph and take a photo! details...
06/17/10    Library Closed Monday July 5th
The Library will be closed Monday, July 5th, for Independence Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 6th at 9:00am. details...
06/17/10    Summer Reading Club
Babies and students through grade 12 can register for the Summer Reading Club in the Youth Services Division. details...
05/27/10    Happy Birthday Boynton Beach
Celebrate the 90th Birthday of the Charter of the City of Boynton Beach details...
05/19/10    Two by two storytime cancelled for May 20
The Two by Two storytime scheduled for May 20 has been cancelled. details...
05/05/10    Family Bilingual Magic Show
Learn a little Spanish and be amazed by the magical talents of Cesar Domico, bilingual magician.
All ages welcome. Room: PR details...
04/27/10    NANCY DREW 80TH ANNIVERSARY
Remember the titian haired teen detective, the plucky Nancy Drew? Can you believe the mystery stories, first published in 1930, are still for sale today? The Boynton Beach City Library invites you to celebrate 80 years of Nancy Drew. details...
04/26/10    Family Gaming Night cancelled April 27
Family Gaming Night has been cancelled for April 27, 2010 details...
03/30/10    Boynton Beach Magical History Tour
Magical History Tour, narrated by the library’s archivist from a historic perspective. details...
03/22/10    Palm Beach County Library Treasure Hunt!
The Palm Beach County Library Association is excited to announce the first ever county-wide library treasure hunt! You'll be surprised to find out just how many libraries call Palm Beach County home and how many treasures they contain. details...
03/08/10    Book Discussion..."The Book Thief"
Book Thief Book Discussion: Wednesday, May 19 _6-7 pm details...
01/11/10    Laura Woodward Exhibit
Laura Woodward Exhibit and Lecture January 11 details...
12/22/09    Wishing You Happy Holidays!
The Staff at our library would like to wish you and yours Happy Holidays and remind you of our Holiday Hours. details...
12/22/09    ADULT READING CLUB @ YOUR LIBRARY
The Boynton Beach City Library will host its third Adult Reading Club . details...
12/21/09    Quilt Sale
Quilts and quilted items made by the Boynton Beach City Library Quilters will be on display and offered for sale. details...
12/03/09    A Weekend in Havana: Tourism between Florida and Cuba, February 3rd @ 12:00pm
A Weekend in Havana: Tourism between Florida
and Cuba in the 1950s

The Boynton Beach City Library will host this Florida Humanities Council Road Scholar program on Wednesday, February 3rd at 12:00 pm in the Library’s Program Room. details...
11/09/09    Families Reading Together
To celebrate the kickoff of Families Reading Together month, Boynton Beach Mayor Jerry Taylor read the book, From Head to Toe, by Eric Carle, on Wednesday, November 4th at the Library. He entertained the children with his safari hat that had a toy baby gorilla attached. Mayor Taylor led the children in performing all of the actions as he read the book. The Mayor’s enthusiasm spread throughout the audience of children and adults. A terrific time was had by all! details...
10/27/09    We're Sorry, Hogan can't be here this week.
Hogan, the dog that loves to be read to, will not be here this week on October 29. His mommy regrets she's unable to bring him in that day. details...
09/29/09    Exhibit: The Barefoot Mailman Route Revisited
The exhibit runs from Sept. 23rd through the month of November.

On November 2nd at 6:30 p.m. the library will be hosting a program featuring Michael Bornstein, Town Manager of Lantana as the Barefoot Mailman. Mr. Bornstein will come in costume and share stories of the legendary Barefoot Mailman. details...
09/29/09    Do you Love your community Library?
Help steer future library services by becoming a library advocate now. Apply to volunteer as a member of the Library Advisory Board for the City of Boynton Beach. details...
09/23/09    Fall Family Festival
October 6th, 6:30 to 8 PM, Enjoy an evening of fall activities, fun and food. Get mesmerized by the magic of Brent Gregory, magician and illusionist. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. All ages are welcome. Event will take place in the Library’s Program Room.

Volunteer service hours are available to teens who help set up and clean up. Inquire with Ms. Lisa in Youth Services. details...
09/09/09    Literacy AmeriCorps homework help @ the library
A Literacy AmeriCorps member will be at the library Monday through Thursdays, 10 AM to 6:30 PM for tutoring and homework assistance. details...
08/19/09    Bake Sale
Bake sale at the library on Tuesday, August 25 to benefit the American Heart Association details...
06/12/09    LIBRARY CLOSES ON FRIDAYS
EFFECTIVE FRIDAY JUNE 12, 2009: The Library will be closed on Fridays but will continue to remain open on Saturdays to continue to provide the highest quality of customer service. Library operating hours Monday through Thursday will remain unchanged at 9:00 am to 8:30 pm. Saturday hours will be from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. details...
06/02/09    40th Anniversary of Apollo 11
June 2nd, 2009 marks the opening of a new series of exhibits and programming at the Boynton Beach City Library and Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center. details...
04/27/09    Free Computer Classes
Effective immediately Boynton Beach City Library is accepting registration for free computer classes. All classes will be taught in the new Computer Lab. Individuals may register for only one class at a time. A reservation can be made by calling the Library at 742-6390 or in person at the Reference Desk. Students are expected to attend both sessions of any class. details...
02/10/09    Library Closes for Move
Our Library will be closing on February 16 - March 6th, in preparation for the move and grand opening. details...
01/16/09    Brown Bag Series
Join the "Friends of the Library" for our "Brown Bag Series" Presentations. details...
12/31/08    Palm Beach County Centennial (1909-2009)
In honor of the Palm Beach County Centennial (1909-2009) the library has created a showcase of history books chronicling the people, places and events that have shaped our county. The display is on the second floor near the Reference Desk. All books are available to be checked out. details...
12/22/08    Toys for Tots
The Boynton Beach City Library served as one of the many drop off points for Toys for Tots. details...
12/15/08    Genealogy make-up class postponed
Genealogy 101 Class members, this message is to inform you that the make-up class, 12/17, has been postponed. details...
11/24/08    QUILT SALE
QUILT SALE! Every Thursday in December & January (except holidays) details...
11/19/08    Art Connections: Ralph Papa
City of Boynton Beach - Art in Public Places presents an event free to the public! Monday, December 15th artist Ralph Papa will showcase "Seeing vs Thinking"... details...
11/04/08    Food For Fines
The Boynton Beach City Library is sponsoring “Food for Fines” and a “Food Drive” during the month of November. Collection will continue through November 29, 2008. details...
10/21/08    A Visit to Bhutan: A Kingdom in the Himalayas
The Boynton Beach City Library is pleased to present this program on the Kingdom of Bhutan, located in the eastern Himalayas. Presenter Alan Fabricant worked with the Library, Rotary Club and PakMail in LakeWorth to send 600 pounds of books to Bhutan. details...
10/21/08    ART CONNECTION: The Highwaymen
The Boynton Beach City Library is pleased to co-sponsor Art Connections with the City’s Art in Public Places Department. The program is slated to connect art, artwork and artists with the public. Different artists will be presented each month. details...
10/21/08    LIBRARY CLOSED: Veterans' Day 11/11/08
The Boynton Beach City Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th for Veteran’s Day. The Library will reopen on Wednesday, November 12th at 9:00 am. details...
10/13/08    Program Location Changes
As the Boynton Beach City Library has been designated an early voting site for the 2008 election, the locations for Library programs scheduled between October 17th and November 3rd have been changed. Three programs were cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. details...
09/02/08    Boynton Beach City Library Presents....
Sport Fishing in Palm Beach County by Janet DeVries in conjunction with Boynton Beach City Library. Join us at the reception and book signing, Wednesday Sept. 10th, 2008 at 6:30pm. details...
08/28/08    Ronald McDonald Magic Show
Children of all ages are invited to see Ronald McDonald perform silly magic tricks to promote the Ronald McDonald Reading Challenge and Library Card Sign-Up Month. details...

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