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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 

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.

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Ahoy, Me Hearties

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 4:00 pm

It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! Learn pirate lingo, wave your flag, find buried treasure and make a pirate craft with Diva Deborah, our library pirate. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! Learn pirate lingo, wave your flag, find buried treasure and make a pirate craft with Diva Deborah, our library pirate. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/19

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 9:00 am

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 07, 9:00 am
Sat, Sep 14, 9:00 am
Sat, Sep 28, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 10:15 am

Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 07, 10:15 am
Sat, Sep 14, 10:15 am
Sat, Sep 28, 10:15 am
About this Series

Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 

09/21

Know the Truth About Juuls & Vaping

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 3:00 pm

Learn the facts and the myths about e-cigarettes and vaping from Tobacco Free Florida. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the facts and the myths about e-cigarettes and vaping from Tobacco Free Florida. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/21

RPB Kids Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. This month we will feature a special variety of jumbo posters, velvet stickers and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. This month we will feature a special variety of jumbo posters, velvet stickers and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/23

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 11:00 am
(60 min.) 

Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 

09/17 (60 min.) 
09/18 (60 min.) 
09/19 (2 hr.) 
09/24 (60 min.) 
09/26 (2 hr.) 

Food Safety After a Power Outage: Keep It! or Toss It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm

During Food Safety Awareness Month learn ways to preserve your food before, during and after a hurricane, other storm or power outage. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

During Food Safety Awareness Month learn ways to preserve your food before, during and after a hurricane, other storm or power outage. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/24

Fall Into Origami

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Learn about the ancient art of Japanese paper folding and make some simple origami crafts to kick off the fall season. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about the ancient art of Japanese paper folding and make some simple origami crafts to kick off the fall season. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/24

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 10, 6:00 pm
Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

09/10
09/24
09/28

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 10:30 am

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30 am
Wed, Sep 11, 10:30 am
Wed, Sep 18, 10:30 am
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

Book Discussion: "The Japanese Lover," by Isabel Allende 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 pm

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

About this Series

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

09/25

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 pm

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 04, 4:00 pm
Wed, Sep 11, 4:00 pm
Wed, Sep 18, 4:00 pm
About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 9:00 am
(2 hr.) 

Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 

09/17 (60 min.) 
09/18 (60 min.) 
09/19 (2 hr.) 
09/24 (60 min.) 
09/26 (2 hr.) 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/26

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 9:30 am

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

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Sep 13, 9:30 am
About this Series

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

09/13
09/27

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 9:00 am

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 07, 9:00 am
Sat, Sep 14, 9:00 am
Sat, Sep 21, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 10:15 am

Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 07, 10:15 am
Sat, Sep 14, 10:15 am
Sat, Sep 21, 10:15 am
About this Series

Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 10:15 am
Sábado, 28 de septiembre,  10:15 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with Señorita Vanessa. 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 la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/28
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/28

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 10, 6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 24, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

09/10
09/24
09/28

It's Your Move: Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:15 pm

Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (75 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (75 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/28

LEGO® Bricks Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Show us your skills by completing our timed challenges. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Show us your skills by completing our timed challenges. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/30