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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

Learning to Love the Skin You are In

Main Library
Mon, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

Increase awareness of direct and indirect message we receive about body size and shape. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Increase awareness of direct and indirect message we receive about body size and shape. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/16

FAU CARD: Little Owls Parent Training on Autism

Main Library
Tue, Sep 17, 10:00 am

Free three-day training on autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://summitlibrarysept.eventbrite.com or email baldwinw@fau.edu.  (3 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Free three-day training on autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://summitlibrarysept.eventbrite.com or email baldwinw@fau.edu.  (3 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/03
09/10
09/17

"A House Divided:" A Deliberative Forum

Main Library
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Deliberate on how to address political divisiveness based on guides created by the National Issues Forum Institute. Guides available at the research services desk. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Deliberate on how to address political divisiveness based on guides created by the National Issues Forum Institute. Guides available at the research services desk. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/17

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Martes, 17 de septiembre,  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, Sep 24, 2:00 pm | Martes, 24 de septiembre,  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. 

09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24

Stitchin’ in the Stacks: Hispanic Heritage Month

Taller de manualidades: Bordados

Main Library
Wed, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre,  2:00 pm

Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/18
Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18

After School Fun!

Main Library
Wed, Sep 18, 3:30 pm

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm
About this Series

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

PBC Bar Association Presents Estate Planning

Main Library
Wed, Sep 18, 6:30 pm

Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/10
09/18

The Digital Afterlife: Planning for Death in the Internet Age

Main Library
Thu, Sep 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.

09/19

Kids Anime Club

Main Library
Thu, Sep 19, 3:30 pm

If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/19

National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience

Main Library
Thu, Sep 19, 6:30 pm

Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/19

Tween Tech Time: Sphero

Main Library
Fri, Sep 20, 3:30 pm

Learn how to use our newest robot at the library - the Sphero! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to use our newest robot at the library - the Sphero! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/20

NASA: Astronaut Training

Main Library
Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm Cancelled

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut? NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how astronauts eat, sleep and even use the bathroom in space! Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut? NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how astronauts eat, sleep and even use the bathroom in space! Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/21 Cancelled

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Martes, 24 de septiembre,  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, Sep 17, 2:00 pm | Martes, 17 de septiembre,  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. 

09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24

Teen Résumé Building 101

Main Library
Tue, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Having a hard time figuring out how to put together a résumé with only volunteer or limited work experience? Learn the basics in this interactive class! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Having a hard time figuring out how to put together a résumé with only volunteer or limited work experience? Learn the basics in this interactive class! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/24

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 25 de septiembre,  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. 

09/11
09/25
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/11
09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Main Library
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

About this Series

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

09/25

After School Fun!

Main Library
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 18, 3:30 pm
About this Series

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

Main Library
Wed, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/25

Personal Digital Archiving

Main Library
Thu, Sep 26, 1:00 pm

Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/26

Discovering Guatemala

Main Library
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/26

Career Transitions

Main Library
Fri, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, practice interview techniques and much more! (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, practice interview techniques and much more! (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/27

Dungeons & Dragons

Main Library
Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Battle evil monsters and bring goodness back to the world! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Battle evil monsters and bring goodness back to the world! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/28

Teen Anime Club

Main Library
Sun, Sep 29, 2:00 pm

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/29

Afro-Puerto Rican Dance With AfroQueña

Baile afro-puertorriqueño con AfroQueña

Main Library
Sun, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 29 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

A presentation of the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba through story and dance. Presented by AfroQueña Cultural Organization. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Baile afro-puertorriqueño - la Bomba, a través de historias y demostración de baile. Ofrecido por la organización cultural AfroQueña. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

A presentation of the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba through story and dance. Presented by AfroQueña Cultural Organization. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/29
Baile afro-puertorriqueño - la Bomba, a través de historias y demostración de baile. Ofrecido por la organización cultural AfroQueña. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/29