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Remembering Chester Bennington
Mar 20, 1976 - Jul 20, 2017. Chester Charles Bennington, an American singer and songwriter known for the rock band Linkin Park, dies at age 41.Listen to Some of His Greatest Hits
Remembering Martin Landau
Jun 20, 1928 - Jul 15, 2017. Martin Landau was a talented and beloved film and television actor. He was known for his roles in a wide variety of films and television series including "North by North West," "Mission: Impossible" and "Space: 1999." The hard work he put into his career has earned him Emmy, Oscar and Academy Award nominations along with winning both an Oscar and Golden Globe Award. Martin Landau was able to portray many different roles seemlessly and will forever be admired by his many fans.See Him in His Many Roles
Remembering George Romero
Feb 04, 1940 - Jul 16, 2017. Filmmaker, writer and editor, George Romero, was well known for his "Dawn of the Dead" series detailing his imagined world during a zombie apocalypse. He created many beloved books and films throughout his life where he put in a lot of hard work, time and dedication. George Romero was known for taking on multiple roles in his projects. These roles varied from writer, producer, cinematographer and editor. His hard work and dedication is shown, and will be remembered, through his books and films.See His Many Books and Films
Hurricane Season is Here!
Jun 01 - Nov 30. "Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable." - Diane Ackerman.Get Prepared With These Resources
Premieres Fri, Jul 07, 2017. "You need to stop carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders." - Aunt May. Are you a comic book fan? Marvel fan? Spider-Man fan? Swing into your favorite Spider-Man adaptation to get ready for the latest film.Have a Spider-Man Movie Marathon Discover Your Next Favorite Spider-Man Comic
Game of Thrones Season 7
Premieres Sun, Jul 16, 9:00 pm. "If you think this has a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention." - Ramsay Bolton. Get caught up on "Game of Thrones" because a brand new season is coming soon! "Game of Thrones" season 7 is set to premiere on HBO this month!You May Also Like... Binge Watch Past Seasons Read the Series That Started It All
National Hot Dog Day
Jul 19, 2017. "I can't tell you how many hot dogs I've eaten in my life." - Shia LaBeouf. Do you like them grilled? Boiled? On a bun? In mac'n'cheese? No matter how you like them, they're an American classic. Whether looking for a new recipe or looking for a unique story to share with your kids, these books are hot of the grill.Start Grilling Something New Your Kids Will Eat Up These Books
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Premieres Fri, Jul 21, 2017. "Welcome to Alpha, the city of a thousand planets, where for hundreds of years every species has shared their knowledge and their intelligence with each other. It’s paradise." - Alpha Female. Follow Valerian and Laureline on their epic adventure to save the city of Alpha from imminent danger.Share in the Knowledge of Valerian
National Junk Food Day!
Fri, Jul 21, 2017. Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you crave something salty? Or are you looking for the satisfaction of junk food, without the price of excess calories? Today is the day to indulge in all of your favorite tasty treats: whether it be a family favorite or trying a new, healthier, recipe.Indulge in Your Favorite Junk Food Try a Guilt Free Version of Your Favorite Snack
It's Shark Week!
Jul 23 - Jul 30. SHARK! Instead of fleeing the beach from the sight of a shark, take time to learn more about them.Shark-Tastic Reads for Kids Bite Into These Reads See Them In Action!
A Day at Hogwarts at Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 2:00 pm. Take a ride on the Hogwarts Express, get sorted into your house, cast spells, make potions, duel with dragons, and more! Ages 10-17. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister.Discover More Events at Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Book Chat: "The Jungle," by Upton Sinclair
at Acreage Branch
Sun, Jul 30, 2:00 pm. Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.Discover More Events at Acreage Branch
Clowning Around at Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 10:00 am. Boca Pointe "Clowns on Call" presents "Giggles and Wiggles" a show with a bunch of funny clowns! Ages 4-10. (45 min.) Preregister.Discover More Events at Hagen Ranch Road Branch
What to Read Next. “I believe black girl books are really important because when you are young you want to read lots of books, but you especially like to read books with people that look like you.” - Marley Dias, Founder, #1000BlackGirlBooksHear More of the Story and See Her Suggestions