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Boca Raton Public Library

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400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States

October 2019

FAU Research in Action: Technology for Improving Healthcare and Treatment

October 17 @ 2:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Join Behnaz Ghoraani, Ph.D., as she presents her team's novel engineering solutions to address the need for individualized therapeutic approaches in chronic diseases that occur more frequently as people age, such as atrial fibrillation and Parkinson's disease. Register for this free presentation through the calendar at bocalibrary.org.

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Story Central: Welcome to My World with Shawn Welcome

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Celebrate the silver lining in life’s situations through Shawn Welcome’s narrative performance, “Welcome to My World.” His up-to-the-minute, poetic and heartfelt stories capture his life as a first-generation Afro-Guyanese American. Shawn Welcome has been actively engaged in Orlando community performance work since 2006, with the launch of a poetry and life skills program for youth offenders and the founding of the “Diverse Word” weekly open mic at Dandelion Community Café. He has traveled the country motivating people with his gift…

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Author Dave Barry

October 20 @ 3:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Dave Barry has been a professional humorist ever since he discovered that professional humor was a lot easier than working. For many years he wrote a newspaper column that appeared in more than 500 newspapers and generated thousands of letters from readers who thought he should be fired. Despite this, Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, although he misplaced it for several years, which is why his wife now keeps it in a secure location that he does not…

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Dave Barry

October 20 @ 3:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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In partnership with the Flamingo Comedy Festival, the Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to present an author talk and book signing with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist, Dave Barry. This bestselling author will discuss his most recent books, "Lessons from Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog" and "A Field Guide to the Jewish People." Barry’s books will be available for purchase and signing after the talk. Register for this free program at www.flamingocomedyfestival.com.

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Sunday Speaker Presentation: Deborah Shlian, author of “Rabbit in the Moon”

October 27 @ 3:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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TOPIC:  "Rabbit in the Moon", an international thriller set in the weeks leading up to the massacre in Tiananmen Square.

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November 2019

Save the Date: PJ Library Giving Thanks

November 27 @ 10:00 am
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Event details to follow! Contact: Elana Ostroff at pjlibrary@bocafed.org

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