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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

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The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri

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Events

I AM YOGA - Integrated Amrit Method

First-time participants welcome, moves can be adapted for all levels.

Event Location: South Regional / Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024

Date: Thu, Jan 5, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Jan 12, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Feb 9, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Date: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

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Chair Yoga with Esther

Event Location: Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Mon, Jan 9, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 6, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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Celebrate India! Snacks, Crafts and Reading

Event Location: Riverland Library, 2710 W. Davie Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Date: Sat, Jan 14, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

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Book Discussion with Librarian David Jess

Event Location: Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Date: Sat, Jan 14, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

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Imperial Point Book Club Book Discussion

Event Location: Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Date: Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

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Book Discussion with Literary Reviewer Lynda Levin

Event Location: Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312

Date: Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

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Teen Crafternoon: Henna

Event Location: Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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Meditation: Relax and Breathe

stress-relieving meditation class

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Date: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

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Stories from India with Crafts

Event Location: Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Virtual Reality Tours of India

The Creation Station at Main Library will be offering Virtual Reality tours of India! Stop in and take the trip of a lifetime!

Event Location: Creation Station @ Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 – Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 – Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 – Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 – Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 – Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 – Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

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The Big Read Florida Memories Project

Do you have an interesting Florida immigrant story you want to share? Your culture clash tale? Share it with Florida Center for the Book in writing and the Main Library’s Creation Station: Memory will add it to its fledgling archives. Tell us your story of coming to Florida, culture clashes you’ve experienced or how you live or experience the various cultures represented in our state. All entrants will receive a free copy of The Namesake. Guidelines: • 800-1000 words, typed and e-mailed to tzimmerm@broward.org • Please attach a family photo or photo of yourself • In the subject line, please type: The Big Read Florida Memories Project • Submission period: now – February 28 • You will be asked to sign a release allowing archiving. Please note stories might be edited for length and grammar. Want to tell your story in a medium other than writing? Florida Center for the Book will accept your Big Read Florida Memories stories as represented through the visual arts. Including photography, painting and film. Please e-mail Florida Center for the Book with questions or attach a scan or copy of your work. Digitized oral histories will also be accepted, on a case-by-case basis.

Event Location: Florida Center for the Book at Broward County Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 – Tue, Feb 28, 2017

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Namaste India Children's Program

Event Location: Tyrone Bryant Library, 2230 NW 21 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

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Big Read Kick-off: Passport to India

Passport to India, Broward County's Big Read Kick-off event will feature a colorful, unique blend of traditional and contemporary Indian dance, music and art. Attendees will taste and learn about Indian spices and sweets, decorate with henna, learn to drape a saree and find out the country where Jhumpa Lahiri's book begins.

Event Location: Northwest Regional Library, 3151 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33069

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

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Bengali Elephant Textile Art Workshop

Library visitors will get a chance to create a beautiful and colorful Bengali elephant textile. Among the variety of arts and crafts in Bengal, one of the most famous is their fine embroidery. A Young At Art Educator will showcase several traditional examples of designs including folk stories, flowers, birds, animals and geometric patterns - Elephant designs, symbolizing wisdom, courage, stature and strength, are the most popular among the many patterns.

Event Location: Young at Art Museum, 751 SW 121 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Laudehill Library, 3810 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Ayurveda

Event Location: Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

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Book Discussion with Librarian Morgan Reeves

Event Location: North Regional / Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Boulevard, Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

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Ayurveda and Yoga: Science of Life in India

Event Location: Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

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Bharatnatyam: Dance Performance

Ages 6 - 12. Registration required. Call (954)357-6245

Event Location: Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023

Date: Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

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Book Discussion with Librarian Lisa Lobel

Event Location: Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd, Tamarac, FL - Florida 33351

Date: Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Lauderdale Lakes Library, 3580 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311

Date: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

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Book Talk for "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Event Location: Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 3 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Date: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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Visit India Through The Namesake and Sample Indian Cuisine

Event Location: Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9th Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Date: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Cover 2 cover Book Club

Event Location: Sunrise Dan Pearl Library , 10050 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

Date: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. , Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

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Saree: Indian Womanhood

Event Location: Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

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The Namesake Film Screening and Discussion

Event Location: Galt Ocean Mile Library, 3403 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Hollywood Film Series Celebrates India: Darjeerling Limited

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pm

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Bankura Horse Sculpture of West Bengal Art Workshop

Discover one of the most famous forms of art of West Bengal – Bankura horses. Bankura horses are tall sculptures made from terracotta and used for decorative and religious purposes in India. Participants will create their own Bankura horses using clay and traditional tools, shaping them with bamboo and stones. Registration required. Call 954-357-8180

Event Location: Miramar Branch Library and Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025

Date: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Dania Beach Library, 1 Park Avenue East, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Date: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm

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Indian Elephant Card Making

Ages 5 and up.

Event Location: North Regional / Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creel Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Date: Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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Bollywood Movie

Event Location: Young at Art Museum / Broward County Library, 751 SW 121 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325

Date: Sun, Jan 29, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

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The Poetry of India Through the Ages

Join us for small sampling of the incredible wealth of poetry that exists in India, from thousands of years ago to the present day, read aloud in English by Rick McKenzie, local poet and co-author of the poetry collection "Money.”

Event Location: Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 3 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Namesake

The Poetry of India Through the Ages

Join us for small sampling of the incredible wealth of poetry that exists in India, from thousands of years ago to the present day, read aloud in English by Rick McKenzie, local poet and co-author of the poetry collection "Money.”

Event Location: Lauderhill Towne Centre Library, 6399 W. Oakland Park blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33311

Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: The Namesake

The Poetry of India Through the Ages

Join us for small sampling of the incredible wealth of poetry that exists in India, from thousands of years ago to the present day, read aloud in English by Rick McKenzie, local poet and co-author of the poetry collection "Money.”

Event Location: South Regional / Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Date: Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Davie/Cooper City, 4600 SW 82 Avenue, Davie, FL 33328

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: North Regional / Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creel Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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Color of Calm: Mandalas

Coloring for ages 16 and up

Event Location: South Regional / Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke, FL 33024

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Date: Thu, Feb 9, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Date: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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Hollywood Film Series Celebrates India: Bride and Prejudice

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33331

Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pm

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Yoga for Children

Ages 4 - 8.

Event Location: Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:00am

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Learn How to Create Henna Tattoos

Event Location: Young at Art Museum / Broward County Library, 751 SW 121 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Book: The Namesake

Bengali Elephant Textile Art Workshop

Library visitors will get a chance to create a beautiful and colorful Bengali elephant textile. Among the variety of arts and crafts in Bengal, one of the most famous is their fine embroidery. A Young At Art Educator will showcase several traditional examples of designs including folk stories, flowers, birds, animals and geometric patterns - Elephant designs, symbolizing wisdom, courage, stature and strength, are the most popular among the many patterns.

Event Location: Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 2:45pm

Book: The Namesake

Bollywood Film Series

Event Location: West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

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Kids Yoga

Grades 1- 5

Event Location: Lauderhill Towne Centre Library, 6399 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33311

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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The Namesake Film Screening, Discussion, and Sampling of Indian Cuisine

Event Location: North Lauderdale Library, 6901 Kimberly Blvd., North Lauderdale, FL 33068

Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Lauderhill Central Park Library, 3810 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, FL 33301

Date: Mon, Feb 6, 2017
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

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The Namesake Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Robert Adanta

Event Location: Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312

Date: Tue, Feb 7, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

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Spanish Book Discussion

Event Location: Northwest Regional Library, 3151 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Date: Tue, Feb 7, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Namesake

Hollywood Film Series Celebrates India: Monsoon Wedding

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Date: Thu, Feb 9, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Miramar Branch Library and Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025

Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Namesake

Book Discussion

Event Location: Northwest Branch, 1580 NW 3 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Bollywood Comes to Miramar: Bride and Prejudice

Event Location: Miramar Library and Education Center, 2015 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025

Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Margate Catharine Young Library, 5810 Park Drive, Margate, FL 33063

Date: Sun, Feb 12, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

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Film Screening and Discussion

Event Location: Young at Art Museum / Broward County Library, 751 SW 121 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325

Date: Sun, Feb 12, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Dear Readers Book Club

Event Location: Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Date: Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

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The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Laudehill Library, 3810 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311

Date: Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

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Book Discussion

Event Location: Herb Skolnick Center, 800 SW 36 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Date: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm

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Book Discussion Facilitated by the Pembroke Pines Charter School

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Date: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Namesake

The Page Turner's Book Club Discussion

Event Location: South Regional / Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33024

Date: Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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Book Talk

Event Location: Century Plaza / Leon Slatin Library, 1856 A W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Date: Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

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Keynote Lecture: The Political, Social, and Cultural Mores that Shaped Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake

Join us as Dr. Bhattacharya, a native of Calcutta, India provides us with an overview of the culture and history of contemporary India which serve as the backdrop to Jhumpa Lahiri’s writings.

Event Location: North Regional / Broward College Library, 1100 coconut creek boulevard, Coconut Creek, FL - Florida 33066

Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Holi Festival of Colors

Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love. Highlights of this festival will include: “Celestial India” a dance performance by Nritay Surhabhi School of Dance, Sitar music performed by the Association of Performing Arts of India, food tastings, and the grand finale color toss!

Event Location: Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Date: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Books & Bites Book Club Discussion

Event Location: Hallandale Beach Library, 300 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Date: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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Namaste India! Celebration of Indian Culture

Event Location: Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023

Date: Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Namesake

The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Sunrise Dan Pearl Library, 10500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Time: 3:30pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Learn Nach Bollywood-Style Dancing

Ages 10 - 18.

Event Location: North Lauderdale Library, 6901 Kimberly Blvd., North Lauderdale, FL 33068

Date: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Friday Flicks: The Namesake Film Screening

Event Location: Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020

Date: Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Bankura Horse Sculpture of West Bengal Art Workshop

Discover one of the most famous forms of art of West Bengal – Bankura horses. Bankura horses are tall sculptures made from terracotta and used for decorative and religious purposes in India. Participants will create their own Bankura horses using clay and traditional tools, shaping them with bamboo and stones. Pre-registration begins February 11. Call 954-357-6750

Event Location: Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 3 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Life as Mash up Americans

This teen workshop presented by young adult authors Steven dos Santos and Stacie Ramey will discuss Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake as it relates to the pressures of being a child of immigrants, as well as the specific rice ceremony described in the book, and the theme of destiny/fate belief systems of different cultures and/or young adult literature. Most importantly, the authors will discuss how today’s teens self-identify. Interactive games and activities will help teens express their own true versions of themselves.

Event Location: West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324

Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Book: The Namesake

Bollywood Dance Away!

Wear comfortable clothes and footwear! All ages welcome!

Event Location: Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020

Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Namesake

Bengali Elephant Textile Art Workshop

Library visitors will get a chance to create a beautiful and colorful Bengali elephant textile. Among the variety of arts and crafts in Bengal, one of the most famous is their fine embroidery. A Young At Art Educator will showcase several traditional examples of designs including folk stories, flowers, birds, animals and geometric patterns - Elephant designs, symbolizing wisdom, courage, stature and strength, are the most popular among the many patterns.

Event Location: Weston Library , 4205 Bonaventure Blvd, Weston, FL 33326

Date: Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Namesake

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