Delray Beach Public Library


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Nevertheless She Persisted: don’t miss this special film screening and discussion for Women’s History Month.  Suffragette is a stirring historical drama, inspired by true events, that inspires all who struggle for equality in our own day and age.  Discussion will follow with very special guest, Dr. Johanna Neuman, historian, journalist,

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 6:00pm Large Meeting Room FREE Margot Cheel is a pilot, aerial photographer, author, and a woman who proves that the sky is the limit! The 20-year member of The Ninety-Nines, the international organization of women pilots founded by Amelia Earhart, will talk about women in aviation, aerial photography, and

Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 2pm Auditorium FREE Registration requested   Critically-acclaimed, award-winning crime fiction author, Brad Parks, will talk about his new stand alone thriller, Closer Than You Know — hot off the press in 2018. He is the only author to win the Shamus, Nero, and Lefty Awards, three of crime fiction’s most prestigious

  Certain Women (2016), Directed by Kelly, Reichardt – Staring Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, and Lily Gladstone Certain Women, the latest film from Kelly Reichardt, opens with an approaching freight train making its way over the austere beauty of a Montana landscape; a grey, snow-etched mountain butte rises above the scrubbed desolation

[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, “Build a Better World,” into

  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 down here in Delray Beach,

[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 Fix by David Baldacci is

[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) to try out is the

[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 India with A House for

[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 love as their city descends