Hurricane Notice: Library Hours
The Library will close at 6:30pm on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
The following programs are available at the Boynton Beach City Library. Programs are free and open to the public. The Library is located at 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. For more information, the public is invited to call 561.742.6390.
CA Conference Room A; YPR Youth Program; PR Program Room; YSA Youth Services Area
Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone at all times while in the Library. Groups of five (5) or more must pre-register.
Great Books: Monday, September 11 & 25 @ 10—11:30 am
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. Room: PR
September 11 We (selection)
September 25 The Machine Stops
Writers’ Corner: Wednesday, September 13 @ 6:30—8 pm
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. Room: CA
Quilters: Every Thursday, except holidays @ 9—11:30 am
Anyone who loves to sew can exchange tips and techniques on the art of quilting at this weekly workshop where participants jointly create quilted items. The Quilters sell these quilts and quilted items to promote and support the Boynton Beach City Library. Room: PR
Homestead Exemption Outreach: Tuesday, September 12 @ 1:30—2:30 pm
The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s office will take your 2018 homestead exemption application and answer valuation questions. A copy of your deed and proof of residency is required. Room: Lobby
Historical Society: Monday, September 18 @ 6:30—8 pm
An Abridged History of Agriculture in the Boynton Beach Area: A Farmer’s Perspective will be presented by Ted Winsberg and Nancy Roe. The program is co-sponsored by the Boynton Beach Historical Society.
Computer Classes, FREE:
Preregister at the Adult Computer Desk with your Boynton Beach City Library Card. Basic keyboarding skills are required. Limited number of students per class. A $10 fine will be applied to your Library card account for students who do not cancel within 24 hours of the class start time/date.
Select Reads Online Service for FREE:
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.
Check out New Book Alerts service on Facebook and instantly share new titles with friends. To register for Boynton Beach City Library New Book Alerts, visit www.boyntonlibrary.org.
Gale LegalForms Database for FREE:
The Boynton Beach City Library added a new database called: Gale LegalForms. Search for legal forms in over 75 categories including wills and estates, power of attorney, incorporation, elder law, divorce, etc. Gale LegalForms is available to all Boynton Beach City Library card customers whose cards are in good standing. Access to the database is available through Library computers and remote access is permitted to Library customers with their Library card used as the password through the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org.
Music Downloads & Streaming for FREE:
Download five free music tracks per week in the MP3 format and stream individual tracks or albums three hours per day, ad free. This service through Freegal provides access to seven million songs from 65 different countries. Information is available by clicking on the Freegal logo at the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org. All that is needed is a Boynton Beach City Library card in good standing.
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. Use a 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.
Download Digital Magazines for FREE:
Read complete digital editions of popular magazines through Zinio®, the world’s largest newsstand. Browse through a large collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limit to the number of magazines that can be downloaded. Zinio® provides the ability to search inside magazines, read, share, enjoy interactive elements such as audio and video as well as save digital content. Enjoy the digital experience on PCs, Macs, iPads or mobile devices. Click on the Zinio® graphic link on the Library’s website at www.boyntonlibrary.org. All that is needed is a Boynton Beach City Library card in good standing.
Download eBooks through OverDrive®. Additional items are added monthly. Information is available by clicking on the OverDrive® logo at the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org. All that is needed is a Boynton Beach City Library card in good standing.
Borrow a Nook for FREE:
Borrow a Nook preloaded with fiction, non-fiction and bibliography titles. See the staff at the Adult Computer Desk for assistance. Available to Boynton Beach City Library card holders in good standing over the age of 18.
Use an iPad @ the Library:
Adults can use an iPad while in the Library. Inquire at the Adult Computer Desk.
Write a Note to a Soldier:
Please take a moment when you are in the Library to write a greeting to a soldier. Free cards are available across from the Customer Services Desk for your use.
Quilt Sale: Daily during normal Library hours
Quilts and quilted items made by the Boynton Beach City Library Quilters are on display in the northeast hallway and in the Program Room and offered for sale during normal Library operating hours. The majority are handmade and the proceeds from the sales benefit the Library.
Greeting Cards, Tin Mint Cans, Yarn, Felt & Fabric:
New and used greeting cards are being collected for the Write a Note to a Soldier project and Library youth, teen and adult craft programs. Tin mint cans, yarn, felt and fabric are being collected for Library craft programs. Please bring any of these items you wish to donate to the Customer Services Desk. Thank you!
Buttons, Buttons, Buttons:
Used buttons are being collected for Library craft programs. Please bring the buttons you wish to donate to the Customer Services Desk. Thank you!