My Account   |   Español   |   Contact Us
cloudLibrary is our new e-book/e-audiobook service. This service has replaced Axis360.
E-audiobooks from Overdrive have been moved to cloudLibrary as well.
 

Adult Activities & Events

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.

Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 03/25/2019
E.g., 03/25/2019

Legacy of Barefoot Mailman

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Lake Worth City Manager Michael Bornstein, dressed up as barefoot mailman, brings us back to the fun part of local history. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Lake Worth City Manager Michael Bornstein, dressed up as barefoot mailman, brings us back to the fun part of local history. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/24

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

"Hidden Figures." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (127 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Hidden Figures." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (127 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG

03/24

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

03/24

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 11:00 am

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 1:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

"Art Deco of the Palm Beaches"

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning mural artist, designer and author Sharon Koskoff introduces the gems of local architecture. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Award-winning mural artist, designer and author Sharon Koskoff introduces the gems of local architecture. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/25

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Personalized appointment in areas of computer and mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Personalized appointment in areas of computer and mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/11
03/18
03/25

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

Medical Mondays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Joseph Ricotta, MD, Tenet Healthcare Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, discuss pulmonary embolisms, followed by a Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Joseph Ricotta, MD, Tenet Healthcare Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, discuss pulmonary embolisms, followed by a Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/25

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China, Chengdu

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the U.S. and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the U.S. and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 5:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 

03/25

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

US Naturalization Information Session

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/05
03/06
03/12
03/13
03/19
03/20
03/26
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

eBay Basics (Lecture)

Main Library
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Learn how to create a sellers account on eBay, post items for sale, and complete transactions while getting positive feedback.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to create a sellers account on eBay, post items for sale, and complete transactions while getting positive feedback.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

03/26

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 12:30 pm

Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 29, 11:00 am
About this Series

Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

03/01
03/05
03/08
03/12
03/15
03/19
03/22
03/26
03/29

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/05
03/12
03/26

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Open Studio.

Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/12Tissue Paper and Watercolor Project.
03/19Portrait Collage Project.
03/26Open Studio.

Book Discussion: "Circe," by Madeline Miller 

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/26

Book Discussion: "In the Unlikely Event," by Judy Blume 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

03/26

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Colored Pencils Painting & Drawing

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm Cancelled
Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects.

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/05Introduction to colored pencils and surfaces. Color theory and mixing colors. Cancelled
03/12Techniques of layering, blending and glazing textures. Cancelled
03/19Transfer drawings, sketching and element composition. Cancelled
03/26Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects. Cancelled

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

03/26

Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Elana Aharonoff, MMS, PA-C discusses how we can keep our skin safe under the Florida sun. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Elana Aharonoff, MMS, PA-C discusses how we can keep our skin safe under the Florida sun. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/26

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Martes, 26 de marzo,  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. 

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Tertulia literaria: "La fruta del borrachero” de Ingrid Rojas Contreras

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," by Ingrid Rojas Contreras)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:00 pm
Martes, 26 de marzo,  3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Cupo limitado. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Cupo limitado. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

03/26

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 5:30 pm

Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills, or bring your own project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills, or bring your own project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

03/26

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 5:30 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/12
03/26

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

03/12 (90 min.) 
03/26 (90 min.) 
03/23 (2 hr.) 

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:30 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

03/26

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/05
03/06
03/12
03/13
03/19
03/20
03/26
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Introduction to Driving-Tests.org Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30 am

Ace that permit test! Access car or motorcycle practice tests and FL drivers' handbooks. Learning about applying for and taking your drivers' test. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Ace that permit test! Access car or motorcycle practice tests and FL drivers' handbooks. Learning about applying for and taking your drivers' test. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/27

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30 am

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 11:00 am

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/14
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 1:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 27 de marzo,  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. 

03/13
03/27
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/13
03/27

Book Discussion: "Americanah," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 28, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/06
03/06
03/07
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/27
03/27
03/28

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/27

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/27

Managing Your Medications at Home

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Join Victoria Scott, pharmacist at Wellington Regional Medical Center, as she gives tips about managing your medications. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Join Victoria Scott, pharmacist at Wellington Regional Medical Center, as she gives tips about managing your medications. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

03/27

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00 pm

Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

03/27