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Adult Activities & Events

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Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Nov 20, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 20 de noviembre,  2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

11/06
11/20
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
11/06
11/20

PBC Archaeological Society Lecture Series

Main Library
Thu, Nov 21, 6:00 pm

Rudolph Pascucci presents the history of archaeology in Florida from its earliest pioneers to recent times, including key sites and professional organizations. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Rudolph Pascucci presents the history of archaeology in Florida from its earliest pioneers to recent times, including key sites and professional organizations. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

11/21

In Concert: Robert Ross

Main Library
Sat, Nov 23, 2:00 pm

Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

11/23

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Nov 26, 2:00 pm
Martes, 26 de noviembre,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

11/05
11/12
11/19
11/26
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
11/05
11/12
11/19
11/26

Medicare 101

Main Library
Tue, Dec 03, 10:00 am

Our friends from SHINE explain various aspects of the Medicare Program and what the options mean to you. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Our friends from SHINE explain various aspects of the Medicare Program and what the options mean to you. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/03

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Dec 03, 2:00 pm
Martes, 03 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00 pm | Martes, 10 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 2:00 pm | Martes, 17 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 31, 2:00 pm | Martes, 31 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Dec 03, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 10, 6:30 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/03
12/10
12/17

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Dec 04, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 04 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Dec 18, 2:00 pm | Miércoles, 18 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/04
12/18
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04
12/18

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Main Library
Wed, Dec 04, 6:00 pm

This feature-length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs and policies that disrupt one of the most important factors in girls’ lives - education. A panel discussion will follow the film. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 

About this Series

This feature-length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs and policies that disrupt one of the most important factors in girls’ lives - education. A panel discussion will follow the film. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 

12/04

Pebble Art

Main Library
Thu, Dec 05, 2:00 pm

Create your own masterpiece using canvas board, ink, paint and stones of various sizes and colors. 

About this Series

Create your own masterpiece using canvas board, ink, paint and stones of various sizes and colors. 

12/05

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Dec 10, 2:00 pm
Martes, 10 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 03, 2:00 pm | Martes, 03 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 2:00 pm | Martes, 17 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 31, 2:00 pm | Martes, 31 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Dec 10, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 03, 6:30 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/03
12/10
12/17

Gentle Yoga

Main Library
Tue, Dec 10, 7:00 pm

This is a gentler style of yoga. Chairs will be available. Includes optional floor work. Wear comfortable, loose clothing and non-slip shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

This is a gentler style of yoga. Chairs will be available. Includes optional floor work. Wear comfortable, loose clothing and non-slip shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/10

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Dec 11, 2:00 pm

Cross stitch knowledge required. Materials will be provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Cross stitch knowledge required. Materials will be provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/11

Gentle Mat Pilates

Main Library
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jan 08, 7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 12, 7:00 pm
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm
About this Series

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/11
01/08
02/12
04/08

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos & Documents

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 

About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 

12/12

Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 

12/12

Tai Chi

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 7:00 pm

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/12

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCMD) Workshop

Main Library
Sat, Dec 14 (All day)

Are you thinking of buying a home? Get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you thinking of buying a home? Get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/14

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Main Library
Mon, Dec 16, 6:30 pm

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/16

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Dec 17, 2:00 pm
Martes, 17 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 03, 2:00 pm | Martes, 03 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 10, 2:00 pm | Martes, 10 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 31, 2:00 pm | Martes, 31 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Dec 17, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 03, 6:30 pm
Tue, Dec 10, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/03
12/10
12/17

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Dec 18, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 18 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Dec 04, 2:00 pm | Miércoles, 04 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/04
12/18
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04
12/18

The Digital Afterlife: Planning for Death in the Internet Age

Main Library
Thu, Dec 19, 1:00 pm

What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/19

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Dec 31, 2:00 pm
Martes, 31 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 03, 2:00 pm | Martes, 03 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 10, 2:00 pm | Martes, 10 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 2:00 pm | Martes, 17 de diciembre,  2:00 pm
About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31

Gentle Mat Pilates

Main Library
Wed, Jan 08, 7:00 pm

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 12, 7:00 pm
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm
About this Series

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/11
01/08
02/12
04/08

Gentle Mat Pilates

Main Library
Wed, Feb 12, 7:00 pm

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm
Wed, Jan 08, 7:00 pm
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm
About this Series

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/11
01/08
02/12
04/08

Gentle Mat Pilates

Main Library
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00 pm

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm
Wed, Jan 08, 7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 12, 7:00 pm
About this Series

Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/11
01/08
02/12
04/08