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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Dec 24 and Tue, Dec 25 for Christmas. No materials will be due on these days.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 12/16/2018
E.g., 12/16/2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 10:00 am

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

About this Series

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

12/03
12/10
12/17

Holiday Nail Art

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 5:00 pm

Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/17

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 18, 2:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

12/04
12/11
12/18

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 18, 3:30 pm

Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

12/04
12/11
12/18

Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 19, 10:30 am

Add a personal touch to your holiday! Fun fine motor skills activity for toddlers. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Add a personal touch to your holiday! Fun fine motor skills activity for toddlers. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/19

Interactive Holiday Card With Scratch

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 19, 4:00 pm

'Tis the season to be techy! Instructions and iPads provided. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

'Tis the season to be techy! Instructions and iPads provided. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/19

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 20, 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.) 

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.) 

12/06
12/13
12/20

Build a Mini Candyland

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 20, 3:00 pm

Make and take holiday treat. Supplies provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Make and take holiday treat. Supplies provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/20

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 22, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 22 de diciembre,  2:30 pm

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 

Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 

12/08
12/22
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (30 min.) 
12/08
12/22

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 22, 3:00 pm

Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 

12/08
12/22

Chess Club for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 27, 1:00 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.) 

12/27

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 27, 2:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/27

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Dec 28, 2:00 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.

12/28

Book Chat: "The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza," by Shaun David Hutchinson 

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 29, 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.

12/29

Dance Off Party & More

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 31, 11:00 am

Moon-walk your way to the new year! We'll have pizza, make party noisemakers and exchange new year's cards. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Moon-walk your way to the new year! We'll have pizza, make party noisemakers and exchange new year's cards. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/31