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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 06/25/2019
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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

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

French Conversation Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

06/26

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
"Life." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) 

About this Series

06/06"East of Eden." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.)  Not rated. 
06/27"Life." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.)  R 

Tween Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jun 28, 11:00 am

“A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes”, or a caricature of you! Design and make an autobiographical sock puppet. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

“A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes”, or a caricature of you! Design and make an autobiographical sock puppet. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

06/28

LEGO® Bricks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 11:00 am
Aliens.

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

06/15Spaceships.
06/29Aliens.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 01, 2:30 pm

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

07/01

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jul 02, 3:00 pm

Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/02

Stay-n-Play for Onesies

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jul 05, 11:15 am

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Jul 19, 11:15 am
About this Series

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/05
07/19

Pokémon Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 06, 11:00 am

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/06

Welcome to Hogwarts Hufflepuff Common Room: Patronuses

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 08, 4:00 pm

Enter the Hufflepuff basement and become one with nature as you discover your Patronus. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Enter the Hufflepuff basement and become one with nature as you discover your Patronus. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/08

Uploads & Downloads

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jul 09, 3:00 pm

Confused about transferring files to and from your computer? Learn all about file uploading and downloading in this class! Limit 10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Confused about transferring files to and from your computer? Learn all about file uploading and downloading in this class! Limit 10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/09

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
"The Help." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.)  PG-13 

About this Series

07/10"The Help." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.)  PG-13 
07/31"The Space Between Us." ©STX Entertainment. (121 min.)  PG-13 

Fun With a Green Screen

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 11, 3:30 pm

Movie production uses a green screen and you can too! Learn how to insert yourself over a background video! Great just for fun or for marketing your business! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Movie production uses a green screen and you can too! Learn how to insert yourself over a background video! Great just for fun or for marketing your business! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/11

Story Invention Workshop

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jul 12, 11:00 am

Bring your imagination and learn to tell stories using a variety of prompts. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your imagination and learn to tell stories using a variety of prompts. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/12

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 13, 2:30 pm

Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

07/13

Kids Create: Art Class

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 17, 3:00 pm

Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/17

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 18, 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.

07/18

Stay-n-Play for Onesies

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 11:15 am

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Jul 05, 11:15 am
About this Series

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/05
07/19

One Giant Step: Moon Landing

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 11:00 am

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with games, activities and crafts. Enjoy watching the original news broadcast of man’s first steps on the moon. Ages 7-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with games, activities and crafts. Enjoy watching the original news broadcast of man’s first steps on the moon. Ages 7-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/20

Welcome to Hogwarts Ravenclaw Common Room: Ancient Runes

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 22, 4:00 pm

Enter Ravenclaw Tower and be educated on the ancient magic of runes. Use your knowledge to create your own set of Freya’s Aett. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Enter Ravenclaw Tower and be educated on the ancient magic of runes. Use your knowledge to create your own set of Freya’s Aett. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/22

Medicare 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 2:00 pm

Our friends from SHINE explain various aspects of the Medicare Program and what the options mean to you. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Our friends from SHINE explain various aspects of the Medicare Program and what the options mean to you. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/24

Adult Craft Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 2:00 pm

Have fun and relax creating a variety of craft projects! Theme varies by season and events. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Have fun and relax creating a variety of craft projects! Theme varies by season and events. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/25

A Universe of Stories: In a Jar!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Jul 26, 11:00 am

Have lots of fun with friends and family, while decorating a unique story jar with a variety of storytelling cues.  Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Have lots of fun with friends and family, while decorating a unique story jar with a variety of storytelling cues.  Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/26

Club LEGO® Bricks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 11:00 am

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/27

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
"The Space Between Us." ©STX Entertainment. (121 min.)  PG-13 

About this Series

07/10"The Help." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.)  PG-13 
07/31"The Space Between Us." ©STX Entertainment. (121 min.)  PG-13 

French Conversation Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

07/31