Delray Beach Public Library

Telephone:
561-266-0194

Mon - Wed: 9AM - 8PM
Thu - Sat: 9AM - 5PM
Sun: 1PM - 5PM (SEPT-MAY)

The Beach Clean Up scheduled for Saturday September 24 has been postponed until further notice.

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Calling All Serious Writers!
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

The Saturday Writers Studio is meeting virtually on Zoom. Serious writers are invited to participate in our Writers Studio. It is a group for authors who wish to polish manuscripts for publication or personal distribution.

English Conversation Group
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Adults are invited to practice English language skills with an emphasis on speaking. Learn new vocabulary and practice writing, too. Free. Registration is required. Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm beginning September 7.

BYOB Book Club
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Explore what people are reading and learn about different books at the new Bring Your Own Book Club meeting at 9:45 am the 3rd Thursday of the month at The Coffee District, 325 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach. Bring the book you are currently reading or have read most recently to discuss.

Afternoon Book Group
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Monday, September 26 @ 1:00pm - Stay connected and engaged with other avid readers at our Monday Afternoon Book Group.  We read and discuss a variety of current and popular fiction.

From Memory to Memoir
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

The Lifelong Learning Institute is pleased to welcome The Writers’ Colony to Delray Beach Public Library. Now is the time to organize your life experiences into a memoir worthy of publication, or simply write about your favorite people and events as a record of family history.

Learn Basic Cricut Design!
Organizer: Loanis Menendez-Cuesta
Email: reference@delraylibrary.org

Join us on Friday, September 30, 2022 @ 3pm. On Learn Basic Cricut Design, Session 1: The Cricut is an electronic cutting and drawing machine. Learn how to create computer designs to be cut or drawn into material such as paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric, and more.

Tuesday Book Group
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Tuesday, October 11 @ 6 pm - Stay connected and engaged with other avid readers at our Tuesday Book Group.  We read and discuss a variety of current and popular fiction.

Art Lecture - Artistic Journeys
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Wednesday, October 12 @ 6pm - Current artist Lee Berlin will present a lecture on his artistic journey and a tour of his art in the 2nd Floor Gallery.

Hooks and Needles: Learn to Knit or Crochet
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Hooks and Needles: Learn to Knit or Crochet. Tuesdays, October 18 through November 15 @ 1 pm. At the first class learn all about hooks and needles, types of yarn, and the differences between knit and crochet. Then, choose either knit or crochet and select a fun project to complete as you learn your new skills.

Orchid Care Series 
Organizer: Loanis Menendez-Cuesta
Email: reference@delraylibrary.org

Friday, October 21, 2022, in the Large Meeting Room @ 3PM. Orchids make beautiful gifts and are wonderful ornamental plants, indoor or outdoor. They are also very easy to care for! In this intro workshop you will learn the basics of orchid care and how to repot them, their watering and fertilizing routines so you can make your orchid rebloom each year.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today. We will screen the film, Driving While Black (2021, NR, 115 minutes) followed by discussion with Dr. Candace Cunningham, Assistant Professor of History, specializing in African American history, Women and Gender studies, and Public History at FAU.

Publish or Perish
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

The Lifelong Learning Institute is pleased to welcome The Writers’ Colony to Delray Beach Public Library. This intensive seminar features special speakers and a panel discussion about how to successfully navigate the world of publishing.