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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

06/24

Rainbow Family Story Time

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between all kinds of families, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow and enjoy a rainbow sprinkle cookie. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between all kinds of families, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow and enjoy a rainbow sprinkle cookie. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/24

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm
Grades 3-5.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Tech Time: Sphero

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/24

Fire Safety for Kids

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

PBC Fire Rescue shares fire safety tips. If available and not on call, a fire truck will be on display. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

PBC Fire Rescue shares fire safety tips. If available and not on call, a fire truck will be on display. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

06/24

Tween STEM Challenge: Make a Space Station Tower!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Design a space station tower using straws and other materials from our craft closet. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Design a space station tower using straws and other materials from our craft closet. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

06/24

Welcome to Hogwarts Slytherin Common Room: Potions

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 4:00 pm

Enter the dungeon and brew a potion never taught in the classroom. Leave the professors and textbooks behind and sample the dark arts from one of Slytherin's finest. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Enter the dungeon and brew a potion never taught in the classroom. Leave the professors and textbooks behind and sample the dark arts from one of Slytherin's finest. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

06/24

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 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.) 

06/24

Book Chat: "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race," by Margot Lee Shetterly 

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 6:00 pm

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

06/24

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 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.) 

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 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 to make an appointment.

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 to make an appointment.

06/05
06/11
06/12
06/18
06/19
06/25

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 9:30 am

Move and groove to lively music with your little one using musical instruments in an upbeat environment. Ages 6-36 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Move and groove to lively music with your little one using musical instruments in an upbeat environment. Ages 6-36 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

06/25

Black Hole Bingo!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:00 pm

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. All ages. (60 min.) 

06/11
06/25

Introduction to Florida Electronic Library

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:00 pm

It has books, magazines and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs and music owned by libraries in Florida. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

It has books, magazines and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs and music owned by libraries in Florida. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

06/25

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:00 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

06/04
06/06
06/11
06/13
06/18
06/20
06/25
06/27

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30 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.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 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.

06/04Acrylic Planet Painting.
06/11Mixed Media Galaxy Painting.
06/25Open Studio.

Book Discussion: "The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
"The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah. 

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

About this Series

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

06/25"The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah. 

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Drop-In Paint-By-Sticker: Unicorns & Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

Create a vibrant full-color "painting" one sticker at a time. All supplies provided. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Create a vibrant full-color "painting" one sticker at a time. All supplies provided. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) 

06/25

Hogwarts Under the Stars

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." ©Warner Bros. (160 min.)  PG 

We're bringing the magic of the outdoors into the library. Bring some friends, a blanket and a pillow to chill out under the night sky and watch a movie! Snacks provided. Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

We're bringing the magic of the outdoors into the library. Bring some friends, a blanket and a pillow to chill out under the night sky and watch a movie! Snacks provided. Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

06/11"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.)  PG 
06/25"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." ©Warner Bros. (160 min.)  PG 

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

Reading Buddies is designed to give kids K-5 extra reading practice in a one on one setting with a Teen Buddy! Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Reading Buddies is designed to give kids K-5 extra reading practice in a one on one setting with a Teen Buddy! Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/04
06/06
06/11
06/13
06/18
06/20
06/25
06/27

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Martes, 25 de junio,  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. 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Tansparent Language Online: French for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

Learn French this summer using this simple and fun learning service. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn French this summer using this simple and fun learning service. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/25

Treatment Options of Common Foot & Ankle Conditions

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

All about foot health, Dr. Ashley L. Bowles, D.P.M., of Bethesda Health System talks about the importance of foot screening to keep your feet happy. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

All about foot health, Dr. Ashley L. Bowles, D.P.M., of Bethesda Health System talks about the importance of foot screening to keep your feet happy. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

06/25

Welcome to Durmstrang: Soothsaying for the Brave

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

Experience an afternoon of enchantment and divination. Witches and wizards will learn different ways to foretell the future, from crystal balls to tea readings. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Experience an afternoon of enchantment and divination. Witches and wizards will learn different ways to foretell the future, from crystal balls to tea readings. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

06/25
06/27

Snack & Water Safety Chat With the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:15 pm

Children 18 and under will receive a healthy snack and learn about how to be safe in and around water with Ms. Diane. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Children 18 and under will receive a healthy snack and learn about how to be safe in and around water with Ms. Diane. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

06/25

In Concert: Jason Colannino

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 

06/25

NASA Lander Touchdown Challenge

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

06/25

Rock Painting

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Design your own rock, then take it home or hide it for someone to find! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Design your own rock, then take it home or hide it for someone to find! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

06/25

Rocket Powered Science

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Experiment with a few different chemical reactions to see if you can create enough propulsion to make your project go! Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Experiment with a few different chemical reactions to see if you can create enough propulsion to make your project go! Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 

06/25

Tertulia literaria: "En el país que amamos: Mi familia dividida" de Diane Guerrero

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "In the Country We Love: My Family Divided," by Diane Guerrero)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:00 pm
Martes, 25 de junio,  3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

06/25

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGOs®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGOs®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/25

Playdough Club

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Squish, knead, mold and create! Ages 5-8. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Squish, knead, mold and create! Ages 5-8. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

06/25

Teen Tech Time: Sphero

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 4:30 pm

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

06/25

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 5:00 pm

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/18
06/25

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 5:30 pm
The Sheriff of Nottingham - An exciting game of bluffing, bribery and smuggling!

Gather your friends and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. A new game showcased each night, with others to play. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Gather your friends and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. A new game showcased each night, with others to play. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

06/11Forbidden Island - Capture the treasures before the island sink beneath the sea.
06/25The Sheriff of Nottingham - An exciting game of bluffing, bribery and smuggling!

Are You Bored? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 6:00 pm

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

06/11
06/25

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 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.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Tropical Rhythms

Ritmos tropicales

Main Library
Tue, Jun 25, 6:00 pm
Martes, 25 de junio,  6:00 pm

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps of Merengue with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de baile Merengue con el instructor de baile Javier LaTorre! (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps of Merengue with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

06/11
06/25
¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de baile Merengue con el instructor de baile Javier LaTorre! (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/11
06/25

Family Game Night

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 6:30 pm

Challenge yourself and your family to some fun and games including Jenga, board games, Rubik’s Cube, puzzles and more! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Challenge yourself and your family to some fun and games including Jenga, board games, Rubik’s Cube, puzzles and more! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/25

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 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.

06/25

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 10:30 am

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Galaxy in a Jar

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 12:30 pm

Create your own galaxy in a jar. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Create your own galaxy in a jar. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 

06/26

Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 1:00 pm
Under the Sea.

Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

06/05Bookmarks.
06/12Wind Chimes.
06/19Bugs.
06/26Under the Sea.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 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.) 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 26 de junio,  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. 

06/12
06/26
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/12
06/26

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm

Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required.  Limit 20. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required.  Limit 20. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

06/26

Book Discussion: "An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm

A February 2018 Oprah Book Club pick. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

A February 2018 Oprah Book Club pick. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

06/26

Make a Mini-Book About You

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm

Take a stack of old magazines, clip, fold and glue to create a little book all about yourself and what you like to do. All supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Take a stack of old magazines, clip, fold and glue to create a little book all about yourself and what you like to do. All supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

06/26