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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

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E.g., 08/21/2019
E.g., 08/21/2019

DIY Applehead Dolls

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Aug 20, 6:15 pm

Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/20

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 1:00 pm

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

08/22

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 23, 2:00 pm
Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913"

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Aug 29, 2:30 pm

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

08/29

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 
08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 
08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 
08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 
08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

STEAM Club: Friendship Fun

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 04, 3:30 pm

Dr. Klavich from the PBC Sheriff's Department combines games and activities with social skills to make friends and prevent bullying. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. Klavich from the PBC Sheriff's Department combines games and activities with social skills to make friends and prevent bullying. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/04

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 06, 2:00 pm
Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 
09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 
09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 

STEAM Club: Apple

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 11, 3:30 pm

Art and science of an apple. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Art and science of an apple. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/11

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 
09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 
09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 

Strange Trivia & More Stranger Things

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 6:15 pm

Are you a "Stranger Things" superfan? Join the trivia challenge, make some"Thing" and dress as a favorite character for a costume contest (optional). Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you a "Stranger Things" superfan? Join the trivia challenge, make some"Thing" and dress as a favorite character for a costume contest (optional). Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/17

STEAM Club: Ozobot®

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 3:30 pm

Programming fun with miniature robots. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Programming fun with miniature robots. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/18

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 
09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 
09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 

STEAM Club: LEGO® Robotics

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 3:30 pm

Using LEGO® WeDo build and code a robotic toy. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Using LEGO® WeDo build and code a robotic toy. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/23

Drama Dragon

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 10:30 am

Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents Drama Dragon, a large and lovable friend who shares a story about feelings. Followed by a craft and book giveaway. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents Drama Dragon, a large and lovable friend who shares a story about feelings. Followed by a craft and book giveaway. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 11:15 am

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. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 3:15 pm
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
09/25

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:30 pm
Miércoles, 25 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/25
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:15 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. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 11:15 am
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
09/25

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 
09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 
09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin.