My Account   |   Español   |   Contact Us

Activities & Events for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.

Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 10/15/2018
E.g., 10/15/2018

Online Learning: ABCmouse.com®

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00 am

Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/16

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Tue, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/02
10/16
10/23
10/30

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 3:30 pm

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 23, 3:30 pm
Tue, Oct 30, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23
10/30

STEM: Coding Basics

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/16

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 3:30 pm

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

Cuéntame un cuento/Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 10:30 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez/Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez/Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

10/18

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Oct 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

10/04
10/11
10/18
10/25

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 3:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Oct 25, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

10/11
10/18
10/25

Creolophony Month: Mini-Language Session

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 19, 11:00 am

Discover a simple and engaging way to learn Haitian Creole. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Discover a simple and engaging way to learn Haitian Creole. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/19

Chess Club for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 19, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

10/19

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 19, 3:30 pm

Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4.  Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4.  Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/19

Kids' Yoga

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 10:15 am

Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses with your child as we read a story. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses with your child as we read a story. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 

10/20

Reading Buddies

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 12:00 pm

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.

10/06
10/20

Book Chat: "Goodbye Days," by Jeff Zentner 

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Copies available in the teen section and online. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available in the teen section and online. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/20

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

10/06
10/20

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

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

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Teen HorrorFest

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 5:00 pm
"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 

Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.

10/15"A Quiet Place." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG-13 
10/22"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 
10/29"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Tue, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/02
10/16
10/23
10/30

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 3:30 pm

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 16, 3:30 pm
Tue, Oct 30, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23
10/30

Book & Film Discussion: "Goosebumps," by R.L. Stine 

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG

About this Series

"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG

10/23

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 24, 3:30 pm

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 25, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Oct 18, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

10/04
10/11
10/18
10/25

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 25, 3:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Oct 18, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

10/11
10/18
10/25

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 27, 2:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

10/13
10/27

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am
About this Series

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

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Teen HorrorFest

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 5:00 pm
"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.

10/15"A Quiet Place." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG-13 
10/22"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 
10/29"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Tue, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/02
10/16
10/23
10/30

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 16, 3:30 pm
Tue, Oct 23, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23
10/30

Halloween Treat: Skeleton Pretzel

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 30, 4:00 pm

Make a spooky treat and read traditional stories. Dress to get messy. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Make a spooky treat and read traditional stories. Dress to get messy. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/30

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 31, 3:30 pm

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31