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  1. Autumn in New England: Photography Exhibit by Kerry B. Koen

    September 3, 2019 - October 25, 2019 @ Downtown Library

    Stop by the Downtown Library to view the new photography exhibit, "Autumn in New England," by Kerry B. Koen. View a variety of eye-catching photographs showcasing both rural and urban settings taken during the beautiful fall season in New England. This free exhibit is open during regular library hours.

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  2. Socrates Cafe

    October 15, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitators: Linda S. Giannini and Mark Kressner

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  3. Money Smart Series: You Can Bank on It

    October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    This second class in the "Money Smart" series continues exploring key financial decisions necessary in establishing or improving your financial situation for all stages of life. This class, "You Can Bank on It," focuses on financial products, services and providers.

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  4. Medicare Annual Enrollment Updates

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    Comparing your Medicare insurance options doesn't have to be overwhelming. Learn about the Medicare Options and eligibility requirements and explore how to choose the right option for you. Medicare Advantage, Supplemental (Medi-Gap) Insurance, Part D Drugs, deductibles and the coverage gap will be explained by a licensed insurance agent. No marketing or selling will be conducted during the presentation. Don't miss the enrollment dates for Medicare coverage!

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  5. Books and Bagels

    October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Spanish River Library

    Hot coffee, bagels, and books! What could be better? Listen as knowledgeable library staff review highly anticipated titles in the Boca Raton Public Library collection.

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  6. Socrates Cafe

    October 17, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Spanish River Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitated by Dr. Renato Bellu, a resident of Boca Raton and Professor Emeritus at The City University of New York.

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  7. FAU Research in Action: Technology for Improving Healthcare and Treatment

    October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    Researchers at Florida Atlantic University are using healthcare engineering to find solutions for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of illness. Join FAU’s Behnaz Ghoraani, Ph.D., as she shares the latest information and research in “Technology for Improving Healthcare and Treatment.” Dr. Ghoraani will present her team’s novel engineering solutions to address the need for individualized therapeutic approaches in chronic diseases that occur more frequently as people age, such as atrial fibrillation and Parkinson’s disease.

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  8. Boca Boo Days: Corny Sue's Scarecrow Show

    October 18, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Spanish River Library

    Join us for a special Halloween Show followed by Trick-or-Treating around the library. Wear your costume! No enrollment required, but space is limited. Free tickets are available 1/2 hour prior to showtime. Children 8 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

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  9. Boca Boo Days: James Changefield's Halloween Magic Show

    October 18, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    Join us for a special Halloween Show followed by Trick-or-Treating around the library. Wear your costume! No enrollment required, but space is limited. Free tickets are available 1/2 hour prior to showtime. Children 8 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

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  10. Story Central: Welcome to My World with Shawn Welcome

    October 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    Celebrate the silver lining in life’s situations through Shawn Welcome’s narrative performance, “Welcome to My World.” His up-to-the-minute, poetic and heartfelt stories capture his life as a first-generation Afro-Guyanese American. Shawn Welcome has been actively engaged in Orlando community performance work since 2006, with the launch of a poetry and life skills program for youth offenders and the founding of the “Diverse Word” weekly open mic at Dandelion Community Café. He has traveled the country motivating people with his gift of words, written commercials for the Orlando Magic, done voice-overs for Full Sail University, and performed in countless faith-based functions.

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  11. Scary Stories at the Boca Raton Cemetery (Ages 13-17)

    October 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Boca Raton Cemetery

    Get into the Halloween spirit with your friends. Enjoy scary stories at the cemetery! Meet at the Boca Raton Cemetery, 451 SW 4th Avenue, ?Boca Raton, FL 33432. Bring your own battery-operated lantern or flashlight. No enrollment required.

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  12. Author Talk and Book Signing with Dave Barry

    October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    In partnership with the Flamingo Comedy Festival, the Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to present an author talk and book signing with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist, Dave Barry. This bestselling author will discuss his most recent books, "Lessons from Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog" and "A Field Guide to the Jewish People." In this highly entertaining presentation, you’ll learn why "The New York Times" has called Barry “the funniest man in America”! Barry’s books will be available for purchase and signing after the talk. Register for this free program at www.flamingocomedyfestival.com.

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  13. Socrates Cafe

    October 22, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitators: Linda S. Giannini and Mark Kressner

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  14. Money Smart Series: Your Income and Expenses

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    This third class in the "Money Smart" series continues exploring key financial decisions necessary in establishing or improving your financial situation for all stages of life. This class, "Your Income and Expenses," focuses on tracking income and expenses.

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  15. SCORE Startup Success Virtual Conference

    October 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Spanish River Library

    Attend this exciting conference to learn how to successfully launch and grow your own small business. The following webinars will be viewed at the library. You can attend all three or just pick one or two! Register through the calendar at bocalibrary.org.

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  16. Socrates Cafe

    October 24, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Spanish River Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitated by Dr. Renato Bellu, a resident of Boca Raton and Professor Emeritus at The City University of New York.

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  17. The Regency Book Club: "Vanity Fair," by William Makepeace Thackery (Part 2)

    October 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    Join the second part of our discussion of "Vanity Fair," by William Makepeace Thackeray, which chronicles the lives of two women who could not be more different: Becky Sharp, an orphan whose only resources are her vast ambitions, her native wit, and her loose morals; and her schoolmate Amelia Sedley, a typically naive Victorian heroine, the pampered daughter of a wealthy family. Revisit and gain a new perspective of beloved classics through this series.

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  18. Socrates Cafe

    October 29, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Downtown Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitators: Linda S. Giannini and Mark Kressner

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  19. Socrates Cafe

    October 31, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Spanish River Library

    Socrates Cafe gatherings are held around the world, where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. Persons attending gatherings engage in a common quest for a better understanding of human nature, and in the process strive for a more inclusive world. Socrates Cafe gatherings are free and open to any member of the public who wishes to freely discuss a question which is chosen by vote. Views expressed are those of the participants and facilitators, and are not necessarily those of the City's elected officials or staff. Facilitated by Dr. Renato Bellu, a resident of Boca Raton and Professor Emeritus at The City University of New York.

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  20. Money Smart Series: Credit Reports and Scores

    October 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Downtown Library

    This fourth class in the "Money Smart" series continues exploring key financial decisions necessary in establishing or improving your financial situation for all stages of life. This class focuses on learning more about credit reports and scores.

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