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Beginning Mon, Apr 15, the hoopla monthly checkout limit will change from 12 to 7.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 06/26/2019
E.g., 06/26/2019

Teen Top-Notch Résumé

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 28, 4:15 pm

Let’s get you hired! Update your résumé or create new ones for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Let’s get you hired! Update your résumé or create new ones for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

05/28

Kids’ Book Discussion: "Sélavi, That Is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope," by Youme 

Sélavi, Yon Istwa Ayisyen Sou: "Sélavi, That Is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope," by Youme 

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 29, 4:00 pm
Mèkredi, 29 Mè,  4:00 pm

Copies available at local branches. Snacks provided. Laj  8 e plis. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.Anregistre alavans.

Pase pran yon kopi nan nenpòt bibliyoték Palm Beach County. Laj  8 e plis. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.

About this Series

Copies available at local branches. Snacks provided. Laj  8 e plis. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.Anregistre alavans.

05/29
Pase pran yon kopi nan nenpòt bibliyoték Palm Beach County. Laj  8 e plis. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
05/29

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 30, 1:00 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.) 

05/09
05/16
05/23
05/30

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 30, 3:15 pm

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

05/02
05/09
05/16
05/23
05/30

Summer Volunteer Orientation

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 01, 2:00 pm

Want to be a summer volunteer? Make sure to attend this mandatory orientation session. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Want to be a summer volunteer? Make sure to attend this mandatory orientation session. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/01

June is Audiobook Month!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 03 (All day)

Browse our collection of books on CD and audiobook apps to make reading part of the summer fun. All ages.

About this Series

Browse our collection of books on CD and audiobook apps to make reading part of the summer fun. All ages.

06/03

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 10:30 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 17, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 24, 10:30 am
About this Series

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

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 1:00 pm

Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/04

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 2:00 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
About this Series

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

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

LEGO® Bricks & More

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 3:15 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) 

06/05

Movie & Ice Cream: D-Day 75th Anniversary!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 06, 2:00 pm

"Saving Private Ryan." ©Paramount Pictures. (170 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.Not rated.

About this Series

"Saving Private Ryan." ©Paramount Pictures. (170 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.Not rated.

06/06

Fun Father’s Day Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

Get creative with our supplies and your imagination to create the perfect gift. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative with our supplies and your imagination to create the perfect gift. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/08

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 10:30 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 17, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 24, 10:30 am
About this Series

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

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 2:00 pm
Grades K-2.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 3:00 pm
Grades 3-5.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
About this Series

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

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Reading Circle & Book Swap

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Share what you are reading and favorite books with other teens. Exchange gently used copies and discover new books to take home. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Share what you are reading and favorite books with other teens. Exchange gently used copies and discover new books to take home. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/11

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 10:30 am

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

06/12

Online Learning: Driving-Tests.org

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 10:30 am

Ace the DMV permit test! Join us to practice road signs. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Ace the DMV permit test! Join us to practice road signs. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/13

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 3:15 pm

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 20, 3:15 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 3:15 pm
About this Series

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Morning Yoga

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jun 14, 10:30 am

Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses. Ages 3-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses. Ages 3-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/14

Who’s That Pokémon?

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/14

Adult Coloring Club

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 10:30 am

Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/15

Sister Spa Date

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 11:00 am

Bring your sisters ages 3-8 along to read together and then stay in for a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Bring your sisters ages 3-8 along to read together and then stay in for a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

06/15

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 10:30 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 10, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 24, 10:30 am
About this Series

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

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
Grades K-2.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 3:00 pm
Grades 3-5.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Book-A-Librarian

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

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
About this Series

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

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 5:00 pm

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00 pm
About this Series

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/18
06/25

Make & Take: Galaxy Slime

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

Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 19, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/19
06/19

Make & Take: Galaxy Slime

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 3:00 pm

Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30 am
About this Series

Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/19
06/19

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 10:30 am

We'll have Dragon Ball Z trivia and more. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

We'll have Dragon Ball Z trivia and more. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/20

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 3:15 pm

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 13, 3:15 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 3:15 pm
About this Series

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 22, 2:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/22

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 10:30 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 10, 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 17, 10:30 am
About this Series

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

06/03
06/10
06/17
06/24

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 2:00 pm
Grades K-2.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm
Grades 3-5.

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/10Grades K-2.
06/10Grades 3-5.
06/17Grades K-2.
06/17Grades 3-5.
06/24Grades K-2.
06/24Grades 3-5.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
About this Series

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

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Tansparent Language Online: French for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00 pm

Learn French this summer using this simple and fun learning service. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn French this summer using this simple and fun learning service. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/25

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 5:00 pm

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00 pm
About this Series

It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/18
06/25

NASA Lander Touchdown Challenge

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 10:30 am

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/27

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 3:15 pm

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 13, 3:15 pm
Thu, Jun 20, 3:15 pm
About this Series

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Family Movie & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 11:00 am

"Mary Poppins Returns." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Mary Poppins Returns." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.PG

06/29