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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, May 27 for Memorial Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Beginning Mon, Apr 15, the hoopla monthly checkout limit will change from 12 to 7.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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FAU CARD: Little Owls Parent Training on Autism

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 28, 10:15 am

Free three-day training on autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://littleowlsgardens.eventbrite.com or email baldwinw@fau.edu. (3 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Free three-day training on autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://littleowlsgardens.eventbrite.com or email baldwinw@fau.edu. (3 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

05/21
05/28

Coding Buddies

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 29, 5:30 pm

Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

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05/29

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 30, 10:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, May 30, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

05/02
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05/30

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 30, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, May 30, 10:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

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

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 30, 5:00 pm

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

05/30

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, May 31, 10:30 am

Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

05/31

Keep Calm & Color: Galaxy Quest

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jun 03, 2:00 pm

Climb aboard your rocket ship and color the galaxy! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Climb aboard your rocket ship and color the galaxy! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/03

FAU CARD Little Owls Parent Training on Autism

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 10:15 am

Part three of the training on Autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://littleowlsgardens.eventbrite.com or contact baldwinw@fau.edu. (3 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Part three of the training on Autism for parents of children up to age 6. Register at https://littleowlsgardens.eventbrite.com or contact baldwinw@fau.edu. (3 hr.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/04

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm

Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/04
06/18

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music, Books & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 10:30 am

Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/05

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 2:30 pm
On Being Round. On Being Rarefied. On Being Dense.  

My Favorite Universe. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

My Favorite Universe. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

06/05On Being Round. On Being Rarefied. On Being Dense.  
06/19Death by Black Hole. Ends of the World. Coming Attractions.  

Galaxy Rock Painting

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 3:15 pm

Transform ordinary stones into a vibrant galaxy. Dress to get messy. Ages 7 & up. Limit 15. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Transform ordinary stones into a vibrant galaxy. Dress to get messy. Ages 7 & up. Limit 15. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/05

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
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06/27
06/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
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06/27

Library Time for Children With Special Needs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jun 09, 11:00 am

A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/09

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jun 09, 1:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/09

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jun 09, 2:00 pm

"Bohemian Rhapsody." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (134 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Bohemian Rhapsody." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (134 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG-13

06/09

Nail Painting

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 3:00 pm

Give yourself a quick coat of polish or get creative with nail art. We’ll supply everything you need for a nail painting party! Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Give yourself a quick coat of polish or get creative with nail art. We’ll supply everything you need for a nail painting party! Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/11

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 10:30 am

Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/12

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 3:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/12

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
06/13
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06/20
06/20
06/27
06/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
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Crafternoon

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 2:00 pm

We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/13

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 20, 2:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Stop-Motion Animation: Space Adventure

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 5:00 pm

Try your hand at script writing, character development and stop-motion film making. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Try your hand at script writing, character development and stop-motion film making. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/13

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Jun 14, 3:15 pm

Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/14

Play Pingpong!

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jun 16, 1:00 pm

Release your energy. Build your muscles, teamwork and table tennis skills. Beginners welcome. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Release your energy. Build your muscles, teamwork and table tennis skills. Beginners welcome. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/16

Classic Board Games

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

Choose from a selection of board games to play with your buddies, family or someone new. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Choose from a selection of board games to play with your buddies, family or someone new. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/17

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm

Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/04
06/18

Touchdown!

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 3:00 pm

Landing on the moon is full of challenges. Design and build a spacecraft out of recycled materials that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Ages 9 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Landing on the moon is full of challenges. Design and build a spacecraft out of recycled materials that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Ages 9 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/18

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 2:30 pm
Death by Black Hole. Ends of the World. Coming Attractions.  

My Favorite Universe. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

My Favorite Universe. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

06/05On Being Round. On Being Rarefied. On Being Dense.  
06/19Death by Black Hole. Ends of the World. Coming Attractions.  

Space Adventures

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 3:15 pm

Hands-on fun for little ones! A science experiment, craft and games are all part of the fun! Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Hands-on fun for little ones! A science experiment, craft and games are all part of the fun! Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/19

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
06/13
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06/20
06/20
06/27
06/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
06/13
06/13
06/20
06/20
06/27
06/27

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 13, 2:30 pm
Thu, Jun 27, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Bids & Business

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 3:00 pm

Learn the step-by-step process of the government contracting certification program (PTAC) for small business owners. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the step-by-step process of the government contracting certification program (PTAC) for small business owners. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/20

Rainbow Family Story Time

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between all kinds of families, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow and enjoy a rainbow sprinkle cookie. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between all kinds of families, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow and enjoy a rainbow sprinkle cookie. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/24

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 3:00 pm

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. 

06/26

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Unsolicited Proposal-Contracting With the Federal Government

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 3:00 pm

Learn how the process in preparing and submitting of an unsolicited proposal can be beneficial for small businesses in dealing in the federal contracting arena. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how the process in preparing and submitting of an unsolicited proposal can be beneficial for small businesses in dealing in the federal contracting arena. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/26

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
06/13
06/13
06/20
06/20
06/27
06/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 13, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 am
Thu, Jun 20, 11:00 am
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 am
About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/06
06/06
06/13
06/13
06/20
06/20
06/27
06/27

Animal Kindness: Meet Bolt & Mini

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 2:00 pm

Barbara Masi, from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Animal Kindness Unit, presents animal kindness awareness with special guests Bolt and Mini. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Barbara Masi, from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Animal Kindness Unit, presents animal kindness awareness with special guests Bolt and Mini. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/27

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 2:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jun 13, 2:30 pm
Thu, Jun 20, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/13
06/20
06/27

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 5:00 pm

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

06/27