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Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Contour and Dimension.  

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.  
10/16Contour and Dimension.  
10/23Shading.  
10/30Charcoal Still-life.  

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

Harry Potter Escape Room

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 5:30 pm

Dumbledore's Army needs you! Solve riddles and reveal mysteries to help conquer the Dark Lord. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Dumbledore's Army needs you! Solve riddles and reveal mysteries to help conquer the Dark Lord. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/16

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/16 (90 min.) 
10/27 (2 hr.) 
10/30 (90 min.) 

What Are Library Outreach Services?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 2:00 pm

Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/17

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 6:00 pm

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, Oct 24, 6:00 pm
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.) 

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

Halloween Spooky Paper Craft

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 2:00 pm

Create a Halloween spooky paper craft for decorating or giving away. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a Halloween spooky paper craft for decorating or giving away. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/18

The Fire Trucks Are Here!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 19, 10:00 am

Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/19

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 9:00 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Oct 27, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/06
10/20
10/27

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 10:15 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Oct 27, 10:15 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/06
10/20
10/27

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/20

Teen Wii U Gaming

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/20

Medicare 101

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/22

Kids Coloring Club: Not-So-Spooky

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 4:30 pm

Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/22

Medicare Part C

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 10:00 am

This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/23

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Shading.  

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.  
10/16Contour and Dimension.  
10/23Shading.  
10/30Charcoal Still-life.  

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," by Dave Barry

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 24, 2:00 pm

The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

10/24

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 24, 6:00 pm

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, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
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.) 

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

Music by Laible Blu

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Enjoy the musical artistry of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs and country music. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy the musical artistry of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs and country music. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/25

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 25, 4:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/25

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 26, 9:30 am

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/12
10/26

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 27, 9:00 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Oct 20, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/06
10/20
10/27

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 27, 10:15 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Oct 20, 10:15 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/06
10/20
10/27

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 27, 10:30 am
Sábado, 27 de octubre,  10:30 am

Listen to stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania!  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie y Señora Tania. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Listen to stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania!  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

10/27
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie y Señora Tania. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/27

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
(2 hr.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/16 (90 min.) 
10/27 (2 hr.) 
10/30 (90 min.) 

Día de los Muertos Movie & Craft

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 4:30 pm

"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Discover this Mexican holiday while watching a movie and sipping hot cocoa. Make a Mexican paper banner to take home.  Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Discover this Mexican holiday while watching a movie and sipping hot cocoa. Make a Mexican paper banner to take home.  Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.PG

10/29

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Charcoal Still-life.  

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.  
10/16Contour and Dimension.  
10/23Shading.  
10/30Charcoal Still-life.  

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 30, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/16 (90 min.) 
10/27 (2 hr.) 
10/30 (90 min.) 

Crazy Costume Parade & Story Time

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 31, 10:00 am

March around in our annual parade dressed up in your favorite costume. Listen to stories, watch a not-so-scary movie and make a seasonal craft. Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

March around in our annual parade dressed up in your favorite costume. Listen to stories, watch a not-so-scary movie and make a seasonal craft. Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/31