Literature

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Our 2021-2022 Season will be a hybrid of both virtual and in person programs. Virtual programs will be streamed via Zoom and in person programs will be at the Levis JCC Sandler Center with masks required and socially distant protocols in place.

If you need assistance purchasing tickets or membership, call the Box Office at 561-558-2520.

LEVIS JCC SANDLER CENTER | 21050 95th Avenue S., Boca Raton, FL | 561-558-2520

*Important: please note that when arriving to our campus for evening and Sunday events, you must use the 95th Avenue S. entrance
(off of Glades Road between Lyons Road and 441).


Florida JCCs Book & Author Series

A partnership of 6 Florida JCCs brings you monthly programs of outstanding authors and their books.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 7:30 pm via Zoom:
    Phyllis Chesler, Requiem for a Female Serial Killer
  • Thursday, April 21, 1:00pm via Zoom:
    Iddo Gefen, Jerusalem Beach: Stories
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Free for all virtual members, $10 for non-virtual members
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Book Festival in Your Living Room

  • Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 pm via Zoom:
    Celeste Headlee, You're Cute When You're Mad
FREE, plus 2 months free access to Scribd
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  • Sunday, May 1, 7:30 pm via Zoom:
    Lily Ebert and Dov Forman, Lily’s Promise: Holding On to Hope Through Auschwitz and Beyond—A Story for All Generations
FREE, $25 for paperback book, $36 for hardcover book
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Local Authors Forum

Friday, April 8, 12:00-4:00 pm at the Levis JCC Sandler Center
Local authors will present, sell & sign their books

  • Janet Weissman, Good Morning Dear Hearts
  • Alan Newman, Good Heart
  • Diana Kingsley, Mother in Name Only
  • Barbara Pressman, Help Me Hannah
  • William Gralnick, George Washington Never Slept Here
  • Rachel Patron, Sunflower in The Snow
  • Joan Lipinsky Cochran, The Hassidic Rebbe’s Son
RSVP requested, call 561-558-2520

FREE and Open to the Public

 

Gail Shapiro-Scott Book Club

A monthly review and lively discussion of books.

First Thursday of the month, 10:00 am via Zoom 

  • April 7: Cloud Cuckoo Land, Anthony Doerr
  • May 5: The Lincoln Highway, Amor Towles
  • June 2: Count the Ways, Joyce Maynard
  • July 7: The Death of Vivek Oji, Akwaeke Emezie
  • August 4: More than I Love My Life, David Grossman
  • September 1: Hidden Valley Road, Robert Kolker
  • October 6: A Play for the End of the World, Jai Chakrabarti (with special guest appearance by the author)
Virtual programs are free for all virtual members, $10 for non-virtual members. In person: $10, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members: Free
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