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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Math Rocks

Main Library
Wed, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Grades  K-2.

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/06Grades  K-2.
06/06Grades  3-5.
06/13Grades  K-2.
06/13Grades  3-5.
06/20Grades  K-2.
06/20Grades  3-5.
06/27Grades  K-2.
06/27Grades  3-5.

Math Rocks

Main Library
Wed, Jun 20, 3:00 pm
Grades  3-5.

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/06Grades  K-2.
06/06Grades  3-5.
06/13Grades  K-2.
06/13Grades  3-5.
06/20Grades  K-2.
06/20Grades  3-5.
06/27Grades  K-2.
06/27Grades  3-5.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jun 20, 4:30 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 21, 3:30 pm
Tue, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 27, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/12
06/13
06/14
06/19
06/20
06/21
06/26
06/27
06/28

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Thu, Jun 21, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 21 de junio,  2:00 pm

Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

06/07
06/21
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/07
06/21

Tween Tech Thursday

Main Library
Thu, Jun 21, 2:00 pm
"Minecraft" Crafternoon: create with other Minecrafters! 

We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/07LEGO® Engineering: power up your engineering skills! 
06/14Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets. 
06/21"Minecraft" Crafternoon: create with other Minecrafters! 
06/28Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.  

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jun 21, 3:30 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 20, 4:30 pm
Tue, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 27, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/12
06/13
06/14
06/19
06/20
06/21
06/26
06/27
06/28

Story Art Club

Main Library
Fri, Jun 22, 2:00 pm

Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) 

06/08
06/22

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Fri, Jun 22, 3:30 pm

Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 25, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/08
06/11
06/18
06/22
06/25

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Cantaloupe Edition

Main Library
Sat, Jun 23, 10:30 am

From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, learn about the process of planting, growing and cooking your very own food! Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, learn about the process of planting, growing and cooking your very own food! Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/23

LEGO® Bricks & More

Main Library
Mon, Jun 25, 10:00 am

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials.  All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials.  All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

06/04
06/11
06/25

Maker Monday

Main Library
Mon, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Rocky Cactus. These painted rock cactuses won't prick your fingers. Ages  5-10.

Space is limited. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Space is limited. Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/04People Rock! Try your hand at rock painting. Ages  5-10.
06/11We Rock Bird Houses. Make a safe haven for your little, feathered friends. Ages  5-8.
06/18Rock the Casbah! Decorate your very own guitar and be a rock star. Ages  3-6.
06/25Rocky Cactus. These painted rock cactuses won't prick your fingers. Ages  5-10.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Mon, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Jun 22, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/08
06/11
06/18
06/22
06/25

Introducation to Evernote

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 10:00 am

Keep track of your ideas and access your information from any device. Learn fun and productive ways to utilize this popular and powerful productivity tool.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Keep track of your ideas and access your information from any device. Learn fun and productive ways to utilize this popular and powerful productivity tool.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/26

Science Explorers

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Grades  K-2.

Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/05Grades  K-2.
06/05Grades  3-5.
06/12Grades  K-2.
06/12Grades  3-5.
06/19Grades  K-2.
06/19Grades  3-5.
06/26Grades  K-2.
06/26Grades  3-5.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Martes, 26 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. 

06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26

Science Explorers

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 3:00 pm
Grades  3-5.

Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/05Grades  K-2.
06/05Grades  3-5.
06/12Grades  K-2.
06/12Grades  3-5.
06/19Grades  K-2.
06/19Grades  3-5.
06/26Grades  K-2.
06/26Grades  3-5.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 5:30 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 20, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 21, 3:30 pm
Wed, Jun 27, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/12
06/13
06/14
06/19
06/20
06/21
06/26
06/27
06/28

Introduction to Japanese Traditional Music

Main Library
Tue, Jun 26, 6:30 pm

Musicians Joseph Amato and Christopher Blasdel explore the fascinating history and captivating sounds of the koto, a 13-stringed zither, and the shakuhachi, the bamboo flute. Presented in partnership with the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Musicians Joseph Amato and Christopher Blasdel explore the fascinating history and captivating sounds of the koto, a 13-stringed zither, and the shakuhachi, the bamboo flute. Presented in partnership with the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. (60 min.) Preregister. 

06/26

Math Rocks

Main Library
Wed, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Grades  K-2.

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/06Grades  K-2.
06/06Grades  3-5.
06/13Grades  K-2.
06/13Grades  3-5.
06/20Grades  K-2.
06/20Grades  3-5.
06/27Grades  K-2.
06/27Grades  3-5.

Math Rocks

Main Library
Wed, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Grades  3-5.

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/06Grades  K-2.
06/06Grades  3-5.
06/13Grades  K-2.
06/13Grades  3-5.
06/20Grades  K-2.
06/20Grades  3-5.
06/27Grades  K-2.
06/27Grades  3-5.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jun 27, 4:30 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 20, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 21, 3:30 pm
Tue, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
Thu, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/12
06/13
06/14
06/19
06/20
06/21
06/26
06/27
06/28

In Concert: Robert Ross

Main Library
Wed, Jun 27, 7:00 pm

Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/27

Tween Tech Thursday

Main Library
Thu, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.  

We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/07LEGO® Engineering: power up your engineering skills! 
06/14Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets. 
06/21"Minecraft" Crafternoon: create with other Minecrafters! 
06/28Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.  

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jun 28, 3:30 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 20, 4:30 pm
Thu, Jun 21, 3:30 pm
Tue, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
Wed, Jun 27, 4:30 pm
About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

06/12
06/13
06/14
06/19
06/20
06/21
06/26
06/27
06/28

Music Science

Main Library
Fri, Jun 29, 2:00 pm

Learn about the science behind music and musical instruments in this interactive upcycle make and take program! All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Learn about the science behind music and musical instruments in this interactive upcycle make and take program! All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

06/15
06/29