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On April 24th, for every $25 you donate during the Great Give, we can provide 5 free books to children in need.   Did you know that more than 80% of students from low-income homes experience "summer learning loss?" In the fall, they return to school reading at a lower level than when they

Wednesday, May 23rd | 2:00pm An award-winning documentary about how the world’s children go to school, by French filmmaker, Pascal Plisson. This discussion is free and open to the public.  We just ask that you register in advance. Discussion to follow with our librarian, Isabella Rowan, who will travel to Kenya in

Wednesday, May 9th | 2:00pm Isabella, our Programs and Volunteer Manager, is going to Kenya to deliver library books to villages and schools in the bush.  What will that be like?  Find out when you read “The Camel Bookmobile” by Masha Hamilton and then join her for an engaging discussion in

Whether it’s a house or a car, college tuition or groceries — it’s always about money. As your partner in lifelong learning, Delray Beach Public Library is pleased to bring you this series of financial literacy classes to help you manage your financial present and future.  You will also have an

LUCKY  (2017) Directed by John Carrol Lynch Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Beth Grant, and James Darren. Harry Dean Stanton, who passed away last year only a couple of weeks before the opening of Lucky, had “America” writ large on his lean face, all bone-hollows and shadow. His was the

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