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Activities & Events for All Ages

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

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 10:00 am

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/22

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 4:00 pm

Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/22

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 26, 2:00 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/26

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/27

College Admissions

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 6:00 pm

Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/27

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 31, 10:30 am

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/31

Smokey the Bear Birthday Bash!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 03, 3:30 pm

Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/03

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 04, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 11, 1:00 pm
Tue, Sep 17, 1:00 pm
Wed, Sep 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

09/04
09/11
09/17
09/25

Reading Buddies Training

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 04, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/04

Little Artists: Conquering the Castle!

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 06, 4:00 pm

Discover how to draw a fun castle of your own and color it in with a variety of supplies! (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Discover how to draw a fun castle of your own and color it in with a variety of supplies! (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/06

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 09, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 16, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/09
09/16

Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 10, 2:00 pm

Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/10

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 10, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/10

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 10, 6:00 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. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 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. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/10

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 11, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 04, 1:00 pm
Tue, Sep 17, 1:00 pm
Wed, Sep 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

09/04
09/11
09/17
09/25

Fan Club: Marvel vs. DC

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 11, 4:00 pm

Discuss your favorite comic book publisher with other fans. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Discuss your favorite comic book publisher with other fans. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/11

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 12, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

09/12

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 13, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

09/13

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 14, 10:30 am

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/14

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 09, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/09
09/16

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 2:00 pm

"The Public." ©Universal Pictures. (122 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"The Public." ©Universal Pictures. (122 min.) PG-13

09/16

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 04, 1:00 pm
Wed, Sep 11, 1:00 pm
Wed, Sep 25, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

09/04
09/11
09/17
09/25

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/17

Debate Club!: iPhone vs. Android

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

Defend your arguments on the merits of your favorite smartphone. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Defend your arguments on the merits of your favorite smartphone. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/17

Résumé Workshop

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:00 pm

Write your résumé to help you land your first job. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Write your résumé to help you land your first job. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/18

Our Eyes See

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 11:30 am

Stories and activities all about our eyes. Voluntary vision screenings will be provided by the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind starting at 11:00 am. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories and activities all about our eyes. Voluntary vision screenings will be provided by the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind starting at 11:00 am. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/19

Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/19

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 4:00 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/19

Book Discussion: "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone," by Lori Gottlieb 

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/20

September Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 4:00 pm

Make lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Make lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/20

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour & Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 9:00 am

A special hour designed to provide a quieter environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Story Time will start at 10:00 am. Ages 0-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

A special hour designed to provide a quieter environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Story Time will start at 10:00 am. Ages 0-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/21

Cuba & Its Music

Cuba y su música

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 21 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/21
Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/21

Coffee & Conversations

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 10:00 am

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff, who discuss all of their favorite reads and new releases with library members. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff, who discuss all of their favorite reads and new releases with library members. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

09/23

Joys of Jewish Humor

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

In their jokes and stories, Jews speak across generational, ethnic, class and religious lines. You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy classic Jewish humor. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

In their jokes and stories, Jews speak across generational, ethnic, class and religious lines. You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy classic Jewish humor. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/23

Pendulum Painting

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

Experiment with the laws of physics and master gravity as you use it to create your very own, one-of-a-kind painting! Dress for a mess. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Experiment with the laws of physics and master gravity as you use it to create your very own, one-of-a-kind painting! Dress for a mess. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/24

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 04, 1:00 pm
Wed, Sep 11, 1:00 pm
Tue, Sep 17, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

09/04
09/11
09/17
09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 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

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 10:00 am

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/26

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

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

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/26
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) 
09/26

Galaxy Sand Art

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/26

Bilingual Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 11:00 am
Viernes, 27 de septiembre,  11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Bailemos, cantemos, jugemos y distfrutemos de cuentos en espanol y inglés! Edades 2-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/27
¡Bailemos, cantemos, jugemos y distfrutemos de cuentos en espanol y inglés! Edades 2-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/27