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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Jan 21 for Martin Luther King Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
cloudLibrary is our new e-book/e-audiobook service. This service has replaced Axis360. E-audiobooks from Overdrive have been moved to cloudLibrary as well.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 22, 10:30 am

Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/22

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 22, 3:30 pm

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jan 29, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/08
01/15
01/22
01/29

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 22, 5:30 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/08
01/22

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 11:00 am

Find out about your history. Includes records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military and Immigration and Naturalization records. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Find out about your history. Includes records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military and Immigration and Naturalization records. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/23

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 2:30 pm

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/23

Sorting Out the Courts

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 4:30 pm

Attorneys from the PBC Bar Association will examine the different levels, functions and powers of state and federal courts. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Attorneys from the PBC Bar Association will examine the different levels, functions and powers of state and federal courts. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/23

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 6:30 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jan 30, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

01/16
01/23
01/30

Asistencia Individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 24, 10:00 am
Jueves, 24 de enero,  10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

About this Series

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

01/17
01/24

Introduction to New cloudLibrary E-Book Reading App

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 24, 10:30 am

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Jan 26, 2:00 pm
Thu, Jan 31, 10:30 am
About this Series

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/24
01/26
01/31

Creando tu curriculum vitae paso a paso

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 24 de enero,  2:00 pm

CareerSource PBC comparte consejos prácticos para escribir tu Curriculum Vitae y mejorar tus habilidades para entrevistas de trabajo. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

CareerSource PBC comparte consejos prácticos para escribir tu Curriculum Vitae y mejorar tus habilidades para entrevistas de trabajo. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

01/24

The Traveling Librarian Series: Tibet, China

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jan 25, 11:00 am

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/25

Robert's Rules of Order

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jan 25, 2:00 pm

Learn to conduct smooth, fair and orderly meetings.  (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to conduct smooth, fair and orderly meetings.  (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/25

Introduction to New cloudLibrary E-Book Reading App

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jan 24, 10:30 am
Thu, Jan 31, 10:30 am
About this Series

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/24
01/26
01/31

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/05
01/26

LEGO® Bricks

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 26, 2:30 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/26

Teen Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jan 27, 2:00 pm

"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG-13

01/27

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/07
01/28

Japanese Book Binding

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 10:00 am

An intermediate process of stitching together pages to create a book. Please be punctual, this is a multi-step process. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

An intermediate process of stitching together pages to create a book. Please be punctual, this is a multi-step process. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/29

Book Discussion: "Macbeth," by Jo Nesbo 

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/29

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 3:30 pm

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jan 22, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/08
01/15
01/22
01/29

Writers LIVE! Presents: Lynda Cohen Loigman

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 6:30 pm

Acclaimed historical fiction author Lynda Cohen Loigman discusses her fiercely anticipated second novel, “The Wartime Sisters.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 11, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/ writers-live-2019. (60 min.)

About this Series

Acclaimed historical fiction author Lynda Cohen Loigman discusses her fiercely anticipated second novel, “The Wartime Sisters.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 11, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/ writers-live-2019. (60 min.)

01/29

Tertulia Literaria: "Como agua para chocolate” de Laura Esquivel

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Like Water for Chocolate," by Laura Esquivel)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 7:00 pm
Martes, 29 de enero,  7:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Cupo limitado. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Cupo limitado. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

01/29

Introduction to Heritage Quest online database

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 11:00 am

Learn how to search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/30

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 2:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/30

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 6:30 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jan 23, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

01/16
01/23
01/30

Introduction to New cloudLibrary E-Book Reading App

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 31, 10:30 am

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Jan 24, 10:30 am
Sat, Jan 26, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/24
01/26
01/31

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 31, 2:00 pm

Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/31

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 31, 3:30 pm

"The House With a Clock in Its Walls." ©Universal Pictures. (104 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"The House With a Clock in Its Walls." ©Universal Pictures. (104 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG

01/31

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 01, 2:00 pm

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/01

Black History Month Kickoff Event

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

Kick off our Black History Month celebration with performances by Afrique Ngozi Children's Dance and Drum Company, and jazz saxophonist Shenole Latimer.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Kick off our Black History Month celebration with performances by Afrique Ngozi Children's Dance and Drum Company, and jazz saxophonist Shenole Latimer.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/02

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Feb 16, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/02
02/16

Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 2:30 pm

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) 

02/02

Introduction to Crochet

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 04, 2:00 pm

Want to learn to crochet? Already an experienced crochet artist? Join us to share your expertise! Materials provided. Limit 6. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Want to learn to crochet? Already an experienced crochet artist? Join us to share your expertise! Materials provided. Limit 6. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/04

Puppy Love Papercraft

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 10:00 am

Learn how to make a three-dimensional little paper pooch. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to make a three-dimensional little paper pooch. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/05

Crazy Science

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 3:30 pm

Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 12, 3:30 pm
Tue, Feb 19, 3:30 pm
Tue, Feb 26, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 5:30 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 19, 5:30 pm
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/05
02/19

Shine: Medicare 101

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

Shine provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Shine provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/06

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 3:00 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 20, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/06
02/20

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 6:30 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 13, 6:30 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 6:30 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 07, 10:00 am
Jueves, 07 de febrero,  10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Feb 21, 10:00 am | Jueves, 21 de febrero,  10:00 am
About this Series

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

02/07
02/21

Vegetarian Diets

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Ms. Ada Medina-Solórzano, from UF/IFAS Extension PBC, provides information on these types of diets and health implications. Door prizes. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Ms. Ada Medina-Solórzano, from UF/IFAS Extension PBC, provides information on these types of diets and health implications. Door prizes. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/07

Introduction to Mahjong

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Feb 08, 10:30 am

Mahjong originated in China centuries ago. Curious to learn how to play the game? Join us for a fun introduction to this ancient tile game. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Mahjong originated in China centuries ago. Curious to learn how to play the game? Join us for a fun introduction to this ancient tile game. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/08

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 09, 2:00 pm

Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/09

Valentine's Day Card-Making Social

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Feb 10, 12:00 pm

Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 12, 10:30 am
About this Series

Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/10
02/12

Sand Art

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Feb 10, 2:00 pm

Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Grades 1-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Grades 1-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/10

Off the Page: Pop-Up Flower Card

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 11, 10:00 am

Make a bouquet of paper flowers bloom every time you open this card. All materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Make a bouquet of paper flowers bloom every time you open this card. All materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/11

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/11

Valentine's Day Card-Making Social

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 12, 10:30 am

Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sun, Feb 10, 12:00 pm
About this Series

Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/10
02/12

Crazy Science

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 12, 3:30 pm

Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 05, 3:30 pm
Tue, Feb 19, 3:30 pm
Tue, Feb 26, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 12, 6:30 pm

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.) Preregister. 

02/12