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Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 9:00 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Aug 25, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 

08/04
08/11
08/18
08/25

Transparent Language Online

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 10:00 am

Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

08/18

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 11:00 am

You are cordially invited for fancy word games, marvelous music, an elegant craft and delectable treats. Wear your most splendid attire. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. Space is limited. (50 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

You are cordially invited for fancy word games, marvelous music, an elegant craft and delectable treats. Wear your most splendid attire. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. Space is limited. (50 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/18

Sahaja Meditation

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 11:00 am

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/18

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 11:00 am

Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

08/04
08/18

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

08/18

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00 pm
(2.5 hr.) 

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Aug 25, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 

08/04 (2.5 hr.) 
08/11 (2.5 hr.) 
08/18 (2.5 hr.) 
08/25 (2.5 hr.) 

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

08/18

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/18

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy sewing and creating embroidered art? Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do you enjoy sewing and creating embroidered art? Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

08/04
08/18

Annual Back-To-School Scavenger Hunt!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:30 pm

Children, teens and parents are invited to the sixth annual Back-to-School Scavenger Hunt! Great prizes and good books galore! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Children, teens and parents are invited to the sixth annual Back-to-School Scavenger Hunt! Great prizes and good books galore! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

08/18

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 2:30 pm

Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Aug 23, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 

08/04
08/18
08/09
08/23

Taller gratis: Cómo prevenir la intimidación o acoso escolar

(How to Prevent Bullying, in Spanish)

Main Library
Sat, Aug 18, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 18 de agosto,  2:30 pm

En este taller le educaremos sobre el acoso escolar a niños y jóvenes, los signos para su detección, consecuencias y su manejo adecuado. Ofrecido por MiraUSA. Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

En este taller le educaremos sobre el acoso escolar a niños y jóvenes, los signos para su detección, consecuencias y su manejo adecuado. Ofrecido por MiraUSA. Se requiere registrarse. 

08/18

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Aug 18, 3:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

08/18

Sahaja Meditation

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Aug 19, 1:00 pm

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

08/19

Creature Jars

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Aug 19, 3:00 pm

Learn how to capture your own dragon, fairy or mermaid in a jar with the help of Mod Podge®.  Ages 9-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to capture your own dragon, fairy or mermaid in a jar with the help of Mod Podge®.  Ages 9-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

08/19

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 10:00 am

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 27, 10:00 am
About this Series

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

08/06
08/13
08/20
08/27

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/06
08/20

Rhythm Explorers

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 10:30 am

Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a water bottle. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a water bottle. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

08/06
08/20

Hooray for Mickey!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 11:00 am

A special story time featuring some of your favorite Disney songs, including the “Hot Dog Song,” “Under the Sea” and “Let It Go.” Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

A special story time featuring some of your favorite Disney songs, including the “Hot Dog Song,” “Under the Sea” and “Let It Go.” Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

08/20

Crochet Class for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

08/06
08/20
08/27

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 2:00 pm

"I Can Only Imagine." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.) PG

About this Series

"I Can Only Imagine." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.) PG

08/20

Sahaja Meditation

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 2:00 pm

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 

08/20

Pinkalicious Party

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

It’s a Pinkalicious and Peterrific celebration! Celebrate with all things pink and explore with Peter's favorite things. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

It’s a Pinkalicious and Peterrific celebration! Celebrate with all things pink and explore with Peter's favorite things. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

08/20

Sahaja Meditation

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Aug 20, 6:00 pm

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

08/20

Tech Talk: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 10:00 am

We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Aug 23, 10:00 am
Tue, Aug 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Aug 30, 10:00 am
About this Series

We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

08/07
08/09
08/14
08/16
08/21
08/23
08/28
08/30

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 10:15 am

Movement and finger plays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Movement and finger plays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

08/07
08/21

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 10:30 am

Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 21, 11:00 am
About this Series

Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

08/07
08/07
08/21
08/21

Mommy & Me

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 10:30 am

Hear stories, make music, and get artsy. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 28, 10:30 am
About this Series

Hear stories, make music, and get artsy. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

08/21
08/28

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 11:00 am

Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

08/07
08/21

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 11:00 am

Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 21, 10:30 am
About this Series

Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

08/07
08/07
08/21
08/21

Tai Chi for You

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 11:00 am

Tai Chi is easy to learn and quickly delivers health benefits like lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and flexibility, and clarity of mind. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Bring water. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Tai Chi is easy to learn and quickly delivers health benefits like lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and flexibility, and clarity of mind. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Bring water. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

08/21

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00 pm
Open Studio.  

A series of classes, featuring different techniques and mediums, which allows you to explore your artistic interests and build upon your skills. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

A series of classes, featuring different techniques and mediums, which allows you to explore your artistic interests and build upon your skills. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

08/07Pastel Project.  
08/14Mixed Media Project.  
08/21Open Studio.  
08/30Gouache Adult Coloring.  

Book Discussion: "Circe," by Madeline Miller 

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00 pm

(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 

About this Series

(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 

08/21

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 28, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28

Sahaja Meditation

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00 pm

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

08/21

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00 pm
Martes, 21 de agosto,  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, Aug 28, 2:00 pm | Martes, 28 de agosto,  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. 

08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 3:00 pm

Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

08/21

Beginning Spanish

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 3:30 pm

This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 

07/03
07/10
07/17
07/24
07/31
08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28

Tarde de cuenta cuentos

(Afternoon Storytelling, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 3:30 pm

Ven con nosotros a descubrir historias nuevas, aventuras exhilarantes y personajes fantásticos. ¡Te esperamos! Edades 0-12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Aug 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Ven con nosotros a descubrir historias nuevas, aventuras exhilarantes y personajes fantásticos. ¡Te esperamos! Edades 0-12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28

Drop-In Anti-Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 4:00 pm

Enjoy these creative activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy these creative activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (45 min.) 

08/21

Path to College: Paying for College

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 5:30 pm

Learn about paying for college, dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and public vs. private loans from Path to College instructors. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about paying for college, dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and public vs. private loans from Path to College instructors. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

08/21

Fantasy Football 2018

Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 6:00 pm

Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

08/21

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 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.

08/07 (90 min.) 
08/21 (90 min.) 
08/25 (2 hr.) 

Tertulia literaria: "La table esmeralda” de Carla Montero

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 21, 6:30 pm
Martes, 21 de agosto,  6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos.  (90 min.) 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos.  (90 min.) 

08/21

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Aug 22, 10:00 am

Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Aug 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 

08/01
08/08
08/15
08/22
08/29

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 22, 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.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Aug 29, 10:30 am
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.) 

08/01
08/08
08/15
08/22
08/29

Little Picassos Special: Goin' on a Picnic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 22, 11:00 am

Now on Wednesdays! We will be going on a pretend picnic filled with stories, songs and more to celebrate National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Now on Wednesdays! We will be going on a pretend picnic filled with stories, songs and more to celebrate National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

08/22

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Aug 22, 11:00 am

Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Aug 29, 11:00 am
About this Series

Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) 

08/01
08/08
08/15
08/22
08/29

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Aug 22, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Aug 29, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

08/01
08/08
08/15
08/22
08/29