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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 23, 1:00 pm
Mon, Sep 30, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

09/16
09/23
09/30

Beginner Golf for Children

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 3:30 pm

Join us with the staff from Southwinds Golf Course for Golf 101. Try chipping and putting in a fun atmosphere with the course golf pro. Ages 6-8. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us with the staff from Southwinds Golf Course for Golf 101. Try chipping and putting in a fun atmosphere with the course golf pro. Ages 6-8. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/16

Painting Program: Exploring Watercolor

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/17

The Power of Poetry

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

Read and listen to world poetry and discuss the emotive power of words. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Read and listen to world poetry and discuss the emotive power of words. (90 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/18

Adventure Awaits Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 

A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 

About this Series

A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 

09/05"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (143 min.)  PG-13 
09/12"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 
09/19"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 
09/26"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 

Children's Line Dancing

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 5:30 pm

Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/19

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 10:30 am

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/23

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 30, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

09/16
09/23
09/30

Book Discussion: "Before We Were Yours," by Lisa Wingate 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
"Before We Were Yours," by Lisa Wingate. 

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

09/24"Before We Were Yours," by Lisa Wingate. 

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:30 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/14
09/24

50th Anniversary Celebration

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 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

Adventure Awaits Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 

A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 

About this Series

A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 

09/05"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (143 min.)  PG-13 
09/12"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 
09/19"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 
09/26"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 

WHINE Whole Health Herbal Connection

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 6:00 pm

Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

09/26

The Hispanic Presence in America: Culture, Literature & Language

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) 

09/28

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 23, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

09/16
09/23
09/30

Kid's Coloring Club

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 30, 2:30 pm

Let’s draw and color or just color while listening to fun music. Coloring pages and materials will be provided but you can still bring your own coloring books. Grades K-5. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Let’s draw and color or just color while listening to fun music. Coloring pages and materials will be provided but you can still bring your own coloring books. Grades K-5. (60 min.) 

09/30