By TermsFeed Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library - Funded Library Events

Funded Library Events

Each year, the Friends fund over $50,000 in library programming, in addition to ongoing yearly initiatives and special projects throughout the year.  Below are just a few of the highlights of our funded events at the Boca Raton Public Library.

"Universe of Stories" - 2019 Summer Reading Kick-off Party

June 08, 2019

Each year the Friends help fund the library's summer reading program, including the kick-off party!

View video highlights of the annual Family Book Brunch at the library funded by the Friends!

Summer reading is coming to the BRPL

June 02, 2018

Our library will rock this summer with a new line-up of summer reading programming funded by the Friends, this year with a sponsorship by Boyd, Richards, Parker & Colonnelli, PL, and a grant from the Junior League of Boca Raton, our community partners! Enroll now and join the kick-off party on Saturday, June 9th from 10 am-12 pm at the Spanish River Library for fun family activities!

Children's Author, Bob Shea, comes to BRPL!

May 19, 2018

Children's book author and illustrator, Bob Shea, visited the Boca Raton Public Library on May 19th for a talk and book signing with community families, courtesy of the Friends!  The Friends were proud to sponsor this event as part of the library's early literacy initiative program.

Graduation Ceremony for 1000 Books Early Literacy Program

May 11, 2018

The library's 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program celebrated its 2nd year graduates in a May 11, 2018 ceremony funded by the Friends.  Friends President, Cyndi Bloom; Boca Raton City Councilwoman, Monica Mayotte; and  Library Advisory Board chairwoman, Renee McCabe Johnson, attended the ceremony.

Family Book Brunch

March 03, 2018

Shout out to library staff, Lindy Harvey, Amanda Liebl, Kat Green, Madeleine Silver, Amanda Amor and Terry Rockett, for putting together the library's 1st Annual Family Book Club Brunch!  Funded by the Friends in the past as the annual Mother Daughter tea, participants in this event, now for families, received a copy of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle, and engaged in a book discussion, fun activities and brunch, at the library.

Teen Tech Week 2018

March 04, 2018

The Friends are proud to once again fund Teen Tech Week, a nationwide initiative to encourage teens to take advantage of the digital tools offered through the library to become content creators.  Max LaMura of BRPL's Program Services led the way again this year, with classes on working with drones, and programming Sphero robots during Teen Tech Week 2018 (March 4-10).

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