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02/07/18    Sea Turtle Adventures
Wednesday, Feb. 7 @ 1:30—2:30 pm
Presenter: Julie Kingston
Learn about sea turtles and sea turtle conservation. Room: PR details...
02/05/18    American Presidents &Their Secretaries of State
Monday, Feb. 5 @ 12 pm—1 pm
Presenter: Seymour Goldstein
How well do you know your Presidents and Secretaries of State? With a clue, the audience will be asked to name these famous Americans. Songster, Gloria Stein, will set the mood by singing several patriotic songs. There will be CD prizes for people who can identify any of the heroes. Be prepared to identify the female candidates who have run for the office of U.S. president.
Room: PR details...
01/17/18    Code Burgundy: The Long Escape
Presenter: John Katsaros
A 20 year old aerial gunner on his 11th bombing mission bailed out at 27,000 feet with
a splintered right arm. He feared the Gestapo pursuit after his rib cracking landing. Twice captured
by the Gestapo, he escapes with the assistance of the Free French Resistance who hid and nursed
him back to health. After he climbed the Pyrenees to freedom, he was locked up by the Spanish
Constabulary. John Katsaros, under secrecy of oath by the Government, was unable to reveal his
story until recently. details...
01/10/18    Aromatherapy and the Benefits of Essential Oils
Presenter: Margaret Ann Lembo
Essential oils have been used for centuries to achieve physical, spiritual and emotional
balance. Holistic and alternative medicine have placed a new light on old techniques.
Margaret Ann Lembo, author of The Essential Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing, will cover aromatherapy
safety; the physical and energetic value of, how to use, grades of, shelf life of and recommendations
for use of essential oils. details...
01/08/18    Adult Reading Club Kickoff
Register for the Adult Reading Club at the Boynton Beach City Library from Jan. 8th through February
28th and read or listen to ten books. Complete the reading log with the books read and receive
your free gift from the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. The Reading Club will end
Thursday, March 29th. details...
12/13/17    The Library’s holiday hours
The Library’s holiday hours are:
Wed., Dec. 13: Open at 2:00 pm; Fri., Dec. 22 thru Mon., Dec. 25: Closed;
Sat., Dec. 30: Open 9 am to 5 pm; Mon., Jan. 1: Closed. Library reopens Tues., Jan. 2 at 9 am. details...
12/09/17    FREE ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES
Free Computer Classes
Students must have a Boynton Beach City Library Card to register and they can preregister at the Adult Computer Desk. All classes start at 9:30am and last until approximately 11:30am. details...
12/07/17    Winter Holiday Open House
Welcome winter with a family event for all ages.
Enjoy a "chilling" demonstration by the South
Florida Science Center, holiday crafts,
and refreshments! details...
11/01/17    Food 4 Fines: November 1-30
During Normal Library Hours...Donate one nonperishable food item and $1 in fines will be removed from your Library account. Food collected will benefit the Boynton Beach Community Caring Center. details...
09/27/17    Select Reads Online Service for FREE
Select Reads Online Service for FREE


Date: 10/21/2017
Event Location:
Map It!
Boynton Beach City Library
208 S Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL 33435


Contact Information:
561-742-6390


The Boynton Beach City Library added a new online service called: Select Reads. Know what new titles have arrived in the Library. Sign up for New Book Alerts and receive a weekly update on new books, movies, DVDS, music, etc. View weekly updates on your computer or in an email newsletter delivered to your mobile device. Personal New Book Alerts includes book jackets, author information, book descriptions and a link to the Library’s catalog to easily reserve a title. details...
09/27/17    Online Language Courses for FREE
Learn more than 80 online foreign language courses for free with unlimited access, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. There are 24 English as Second Language courses for those looking to learn English. Use a home or Library computer or the Transparent Language® app for the iPhone® and Android™. Click on the Transparent Language® logo on the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org, and create an account. All that is needed is a Boynton Beach City Library card in good standing. details...
09/12/17    Library Hours
The Library hours this week are 9am-7pm, Tuesday(12th), Wednesday(13th), & Thursday(14th); due to the Palm Beach County curfew. The Library will be closed on Friday
and re-open Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
Library late fines will be waived through Monday, September 18, 2017. details...
09/11/17    Great Books
Partake in interesting discussions after reading selections chosen from the Great Books Conversations. The readings are rich in ideas and provoke engaging discussions. A complete program list is available at the Boynton Beach City Library or at www.boyntonlibrary.org. details...
09/05/17    Hurricane Notice: Library Hours
Hurricane Notice: The library will be open normal hours until Thursday, September 7th. The library will be open on Thursday from 9am-5pm only. Due to Hurricane Irma the library will be closed on Saturday, September 9th and will remain closed until further notice. Please do NOT return any library materials after 5pm on Thursday. The book drop will be locked. Please keep all library materials until the library re-opens. You will not be charged any late fines. For library updates after the storm, please call 561-742-6390. Stay safe! details...
06/07/17    Effective Communication Strategies
Communication is more than just talking and listening - it's also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Wed. Jun 7th @ 1:00pm details...
04/06/17    Movies on Thursdays
Join us in our Program Room for
Movies at the Library on Thursdays @ 2:00pm details...
03/20/17    Brown Bag Series
The Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library will host its annual Brown Bag Series. Bring your lunch and listen to notable speakers present intriguing topics of varied subject matters. details...
03/15/17    Library Advisory Board Vacancies
Do you love libraries? Would you like to represent your community on the Library Advisory Board? City Advisory Boards are an invaluable source of information and feedback for Boynton Beach's elected and appointed officials. details...
03/08/17    What’s on Wednesdays
JAN. 11--MARCH 29 @ 1:30--2:30 pm
Listen to speakers present educational and entertaining topics on Wednesdays. details...
01/04/17    Family Storytime
Listen to fun stories, sing silly songs and learn new fingerplays details...
11/01/16    Homestead Exemption Outreach
The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s office will take your 2016 homestead exemption application and answer valuation questions. A copy of your deed and proof of residency is required. details...
11/01/16    Food Drive and Toy Collection
The Boynton Beach City Library is sponsoring a food drive and toy collection during the months of November and December. Items collected will benefit the Boynton Beach Community Caring Center. details...
11/01/16    Food 4 Fines
Donate one nonperishable food item and $1 in fines will be removed from your Library account. Food collected will benefit the Boynton Beach Community Caring Center. details...
10/27/16    Monster Makeup!
Learn some basic special effects makeup skills and test them out on friends! Grades 6—12 details...
10/19/16    Bingo for Adults @ 1:30pm
Listen to the balls rattling in the cage as they go round and round. Will your number be called? Will you be the lucky winner to yell “Bingo!”?


Play for prizes--one per person. details...
10/05/16    The Boynton Beach City Library will close
The Boynton Beach City Library will close today, Wednesday, October 5th, at 6 pm, for Hurricane Matthew and remain closed Thursday and Friday, October 6th and 7th. details...
09/29/16    Access to Gale LegalForms
New Database - Access to Gale LegalForms is available within the library and remote access is permitted to patrons of the subscribing library with their library card number. The database is accessible at boyntonlibrary.org. Remote access is limited to non-commercial purposes.(Use your Library Card Number for the password) details...
09/17/16    3D Printing Class
Infinite 3d Printers will present a series of 3D printer tutorial classes at the Boynton Beach City Library. The classes will teach 3D printing and modeling to introduce this limitless technology to everyday people throughout the Boynton Beach community. People of all ages, skill levels and walks of life are encouraged to witness and learn the infinite possibilities of 3D printing. This is the first of a three-class series. details...
09/15/16    Crafts and Therapy with Boone
Today was a special day, because we got a visit from Boone during our crafts. It's a great combination of Boone, therapy and crafts. details...
09/12/16    Great Books
Partake in interesting discussions after reading selections chosen from the Great Books Conversations. The readings are rich in ideas and provoke engaging discussions. details...
08/18/16    Teen Book Discussion
Join the teen book discussion group and chat about the hottest books for young adults. Register in Youth Services to find out which book
is up next and to get the book. Snacks will be provided.

Grades 6—12.
Room: YPR details...
06/29/16    Summer Fun!!!
Kids & Teens, if you are looking for fun things to do this summer; check us out or give us a call. details...
06/22/16    Book Brunch
Join us for orange juice and pastries and talk about what books you are reading, watch trailers for upcoming movies based on books and see some of our new arrivals before they hit the shelves!

Grades 6—12.

Room: YPR
details...
06/20/16    Palm Beach Zoo: Florida Wildlife and Wetlands
The Library goes “wild” with visiting animals from the Palm Beach Zoo! See them up close and learn about the habitats in which they live. details...
05/30/16    Closed for Memorial Day
Happy Memorial Day! We will be closed Monday 30th and re-open Tuesday at our regular time. Thank You. details...
04/28/16    Movies & Documentaries
Boynton Beach City Library Presents...Movies & Documentaries. details...
04/25/16    English as a Second Language Conversation
Practice speaking, reading, writing and listening to English exercises that focus on proper pronunciation and grammar. Practice new vocabulary words and every day dialogues to expand conversation skills. Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays details...
04/20/16    Wii Bowling for Adults
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. Practice your bowling skills and exercise! details...
03/28/16    Hour with Sherlock Holmes - CANCELLED
The Brown Bag program, Hour with Sherlock Holmes is CANCELLED.
The new program is: When Flying was Fun. Program starts at 12:00 pm in the Program Room. details...
03/16/16    GREAT AMERICAN SONG BOOK
The Songsters of Boynton Beach will entertain us with songs and piano accompaniment from the Great American song book. Come sing along la, la, la, la... details...
02/15/16    Library Closed for the Holiday
The Library will be closed on February 15th for the holiday. details...
01/13/16    February Adult Programs
Boynton Beach City Library February Adult Programs. details...
01/11/16    Adult Reading Club
No meetings to attend! Read ten books, complete the reading log with the titles and return the log before April 28th and receive a free gift. details...
11/14/15    Food Drive and Toy Collection
The Boynton Beach City Library is sponsoring a food drive and toy collection during the months of November and December. Items collected will benefit the Boynton Beach Community Caring Center. Help make this a plentiful holiday season for the needy, hungry and the homeless. details...
11/12/15    Writers' Corner
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? details...
11/03/15    Affordable Care Act Assistance
Affordable Care Act Navigators will be available for information and enrollment. Tuesday 1:00 PM-06:00 PM ***An appointment is required.*** details...
10/29/15    Blacklight Bingo and Mummy Wrap
Play bingo under the haunting black lights and do your best to mummify your teammate with toilet paper! Grades 6—12. details...
10/13/15    Mental Health First Aid Training Course
Someone you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. You can help them.
Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, of self-help care. Anyone can take the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course-first responders, students, teachers, leaders of faith communities, human resources professionals, and caring citizens. details...
09/29/15    Clash of Clans War Room
Meet in the War Room to plan Clash of Clans strategies, update bases and share your knowledge with other clan members. Bring your own device to place or use a library iPad during the program. details...
09/22/15    Open Mic Night!
Express your back to school blues with poetry, songs and freestyle. Bring your original work or choose from our selection of poetry books! 9/22/15 Tues @ 5:30-7:00pm details...
09/17/15    Ronald McDonald Dewey Scavenger Hunt
Explore the Dewey Decimal system through a fun scavenger hunt! Complete the scavenger hunt and win a prize! details...
09/10/15    Grandparents Day Card Making
Celebrate National Grandparents Day by making a special loved one a card. details...
07/29/15    Historic Preservation: Heritage Trails
The City recognizes the importance of preserving its historic resources and has adopted a preservation ordinance as the foundation for a comprehensive preservation program. Clicking on the link in the details, will take you to the website that freatures two fully interactive maps. details...
06/24/15    Palm Beach Zoo: Creatures Have Class
The Library goes “wild” with visiting animals from the Palm Beach Zoo! See them up close and learn
about the habitats in which they live including animals of the rainforests. @6:30pm Wednesday 24th. details...
06/09/15    Do You Want a Green Thumb?
Learn how to get a green thumb from the Boynton Beach Garden Club members. Learn how to plant seedlings and care for them. Take it home and watch it grow.
Grades K—5.
Room: YPR details...
04/30/15    Thursdays Movies
Movies Thursday @2pm A documentary series of great museums around the world. Program Room details...
03/18/15    What's on Wednesdays
Listen to speakers present educational and entertaining topics on Wednesdays.
March 18. America’s “Flavorite”: The Story of Chocolate details...
02/23/15    Resume & Interview Skills
Crash Course @ Your City Library.
Next Course -February 23.
Computer Lab 9:30-11:00am.
Learn Powerful Job-Hunting Strategies!
Resumes|Cover Letters|InterviewingSkills|Networking|EmployFlorida.com|
Veteran services details...
02/10/15    Health 2 You
A series of health topics brought to you by physicians and medical staff from Bethesda Hospital and Delray Medical Center. Time: Tuesdays @ 10:30-11:30am Where: Program Room details...
01/05/15    Free Computer Classes Starting
To register for courses please contact or visit the appropriate site that you wish to attend and fill out an application. Registration for March courses at the Library take place the last week in February. Space is limited and on a first come basis. No income requirements. details...
12/18/14    Winter Holiday Open House
Celebrate the wonder of winter and the start of the holidays. Listen to the magical storytelling of Nanny Gingerbread, make holiday crafts and enjoy light refreshments. Thursday, Dec. 18th, 6:00-7:30pm details...
10/22/14    Homestead Outreach
The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s office will take your 2014 homestead exemption application and answer valuation questions. A copy of your deed and proof of residency is required. details...
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    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...
06/10/14    Teen Summer Movies — Return of the Dead Week
Make zombie and vampire marshmallows while you watch! 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...
05/05/14    May the Fifth Be with You -Star Wars Day!
Practice lightsaber movements (Wii Sports Fencing), make origami space vehicles and pose for a picture in our Jedi photo booth! Wear your Star Wars costume, Jedi! 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...
02/17/14    25th Author Benefit Luncheon
Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library 25th Annual Author Benefit Luncheon. This year's luncheon will feature an intergenerational literary program of father and son who co-authored the book, Tsunami, inspired by a true vacation story. details...
02/17/14    Library Closed for Presidents Day Holiday
The Library will be closed today and will reopen tomorrow at 9:00am. 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...
10/28/13    “Food for Fines” and a “Food Drive”
The Boynton Beach City Library is sponsoring “Food for Fines” and a “Food Drive” during the month of November. Collection will continue through November 30th.
One dollar ($1.00) in fines can be removed from your Library account with the donation of one nonperishable food item. Li-brary customers without fines are also asked to do-nate nonperisha-ble food to allow the Library, through the Boynton Beach Com-munity Caring Center (CCC). details...
10/28/13    Food for Fines and Food Drive
The Boynton Beach City Library is sponsoring “Food for Fines” and a “Food Drive” during the month of November. Collection will continue through November 30th.
One dollar ($1.00) in fines can be removed from your Library account with the donation of one nonperishable food item. Li-brary customers without fines are also asked to do-nate nonperisha-ble food to allow the Library, through the Boynton Beach Com-munity Caring Center (CCC). details...
05/06/13    Pajama Storytime: Canceled
Pajama Storytime has been canceled for Monday, 6th @ 7pm. details...
04/29/13    Computer Classes May 2013
Classes will be held Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Monday April 29th we will be taking names for the MAY computer courses. Individuals must commit to taking the entire course. Limited to the first 15 who register. This 8-day course is available only to NEW students. 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...
01/29/13    Managing Your Stress: Before it Manages You
The Boynton Beach City Library
Cordially invites you to attend
A Free Educational Seminar on:
Managing your Stress: Before it Manages You
We will examine what stress means to us, its various symptoms, and how to develop coping skills and strategies to deal with your stress
January 29, 2012
10:30 am -- 11:30 am
Presented by: Sharon Ryalls, Ph.D., LMFT, LMHC details...
01/24/13    Origami Boxes
Learn the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or functional items. Make an origami box from a greeting card. Bring a pencil, hard ruler and pair of scissors. All other materials will be provided. Thursday, Jan. 24 @ 1:30--2:30 pm. Room:  CA details...
01/07/13    Adult Reading Club
Adult Reading Club: Normal Library Hours Wednesday, Jan. 7 through Monday, April 29
No meetings to attend! Read ten books, complete the reading log with the titles and return the log before April 29th and receive a free gift. Register at the Information or Customer Services Desk during normal Library hours. Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. 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...
11/28/12    Boynton Reads New Children's Book Drive
Boynton Reads, a Boynton Beach community effort to improve the literacy of elementary school children in Boynton Beach is underway and runs through January 8, 2013.

Elementary students need to practice their reading skills to improve their literacy rates but lack books that are at the correct reading level. Many of these students have no books of their own to read at home to practice their reading. This book drive’s goal is to ensure our students continue to improve their reading skills and feel pride and accomplishment that they have their own books they can read. 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...
03/19/12    Library Archives Seeks Florida Maps
The Boynton Beach City Library Local History & Archives is accepting donations of maps, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, menus from local restaurants and other ephemera items depicting life in Boynton Beach and surrounding area for placement in its permanent collection. Contact @ 742-6389 for an appointment or additional information. 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...
07/02/11    Flashback to Medieval Times: Weapons and Armor
Attached are photos of the program: Flashback to Medieval Times: Weapons and Armor held on Thursday, June 23rd 2011. 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: Joy Fielding
Boynton Beach City Library Presents...
"New York Times Best Selling Author"

Joy Fielding.

Wednesday, April 27th
Time: 1:30-3:30pm 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...
12/20/10    December Holiday Hours
We will be closed the following days, 23rd thru 26th of December for the Holidays. details...
12/20/10    Closed New Year's Day
We will be closed January 1st for the New Year Holiday. Have a Happy New Year and be safe. 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...
11/19/08    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    Featuring Florida: A Film Series
The Boynton Beach City Library will host a monthly film series titled Featuring Florida on the third Wednesday of each month through May 13th, 2009. The program series will include movies filmed in Florida and feature topics that Floridians discuss on a daily basis. The movies will be shown on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 pm. The next movie will be on November 19th. 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...
09/24/08    Fun New Youth Programs!!!
Youth Services will be offering fun and exciting programs for different age groups. Feel free to join in on the fun and games. 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...
05/13/08    NoveList
Let NoveList help you find your next great book. details...
04/18/08    News Flash! Library is now open!!!
Our library is now open to the public. Feel free to join us and experience our new space. details...
04/18/08    !!Free Wi-Fi!!
If you need a place to check your email or surf the net, come and take advantage of our free WI-FI. details...
01/28/08    Live Homework Help Discontinued
Live homework help through Tutor.com will no longer be available after January 31st. details...

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