Author: Kelly McConville

[gallery size="medium" ids="4775,4776,4774"]   It’s officially August…the last month of summer vacation! We had such a great summer with everyone here at the Delray Beach Public Library. We hoped you made use of and enjoyed all of our summer programming, and will take the nation-wide summer theme,...

  The Delray Beach Public Library is officially out of eclipse viewing glasses. On Monday, August 21st, 2017, a solar eclipse is cutting across the US! This will be the first total solar eclipse viewable from the continental U.S. in 38 years! (Shout-out to 1979.) From our location...

[gallery size="medium" ids="4768,4769,4770"]   Wow, we are so sad summer is almost over. Time to get back into the swing of things! But first, we are finishing off the summer with a bang – 3 new book recommendations for you to squeeze in while you still can. The...

[gallery size="medium" ids="4760,4762,4761"]   If you have not stepped foot into trying the thriller book genre, we highly recommend giving it a shot this summer. This style has been very popular with recent releases, and these noteworthy recommendations are huge page-turners! A suspenseful option (and a personal favorite)...

[gallery size="medium" ids="4751,4752,4753"]   How is the summer (let alone 2017) already halfway over?! Is it just us, or has time really been flying by this year… This week, we are recommending some easy summer beach reads so you can continue to unwind after the mid-July hump. Travel to...

[gallery size="medium" ids="4746,4747,4745"]   We hope everyone had a wonderful Independence Day this year! This week, we picked out 3 books for you all with help from Time’s Best Fiction Books of 2017. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid is a story about a young couple that falls in...

[gallery size="medium" ids="4734,4735,4736"]   Happy July everyone - the start of a new month and a holiday week! To celebrate, we are going to recommend some easy porch reads, perfect for a late-night summer BBQ. If you don’t want to commit yourself to a lengthy read this week,...

We're challenging you this summer! If you think you can learn 60 words by July 20th, we think you need to be our Delray Beach Summer Spellebration. Who: Teens, ages 12-18 When: Thursday, July 20th | 10:00AM - 1:00PM Where: Delray Beach Public Library Prizes: 1st Place - an Apple...

Beat the heat with our summer book recommendations! We have recommended 3 novels this week to keep you busy as you're staying cool indoors. [gallery size="medium" ids="4679,4668,4667"]   A Million Little Things by Susan Mallery is a wonderful read on friendships, romance, and single women. This fiction focuses...

Last Monday, May 22nd, 2017, Delray Beach Public Library hosted a graduation of 36 students from a seven-week digital media program known as Media Literacy & Me. William King of Youth Speak International taught the program and helped students gain media education in video production...