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E.g., 09/26/2018
E.g., 09/26/2018

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/26

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Get creative and have some fun with a variety of coloring activities. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Get creative and have some fun with a variety of coloring activities. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/26

Book-A-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 27 (All day)

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

09/04
09/06
09/11
09/13
09/18
09/20
09/25
09/27

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 27, 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.

09/27

My Health Access

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 28, 2:00 pm

Where can I see a doctor if I am uninsured or if my insurance does not cover my need? (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Where can I see a doctor if I am uninsured or if my insurance does not cover my need? (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/28

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 29, 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.

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.

09/15
09/22
09/29

Book Club: "Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power!," by Mariko Tamaki

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 29, 2:30 pm

Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp and discover a summer of exhilarating mysteries! Share your thoughts and create a craft. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp and discover a summer of exhilarating mysteries! Share your thoughts and create a craft. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/29

Musical Concert: Wayna - Music of the Andes

Concierto musical: Wayna - Música de los Andes

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 29 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Wayna’s repertoire recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Wayna’s repertoire recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/29
Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/29

Drum Line Showcase

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 01, 5:00 pm

The talented young men and women from Inlet Grove High School showcase their skills. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

The talented young men and women from Inlet Grove High School showcase their skills. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/01

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 02, 3:30 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 09, 3:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/02
10/09

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talks

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 03, 6:00 pm

The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 

10/03

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 03, 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, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

Introduction to Genealogy

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 04, 2:00 pm

Have you always wanted to learn about your family, but don't know where to begin? Learn about available genealogy resources and how to access them.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Have you always wanted to learn about your family, but don't know where to begin? Learn about available genealogy resources and how to access them.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/04

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 05, 11:00 am

Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 

10/05

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 05, 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.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
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.

10/05
10/12

Introduction to Lynda.com

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 06, 10:30 am

Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/06

October Is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 06, 11:00 am

Dr. Jennifer Corcoran, ESE Specialist at PBC Schools, gives an overview of dyslexia/reading difficulties and ways to support your child. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. Jennifer Corcoran, ESE Specialist at PBC Schools, gives an overview of dyslexia/reading difficulties and ways to support your child. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/06

Introduction to Tutor.com

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 06, 12:00 pm

Adult learners and students can connect to tutors for help in math, science and English, plus job search and résumé writing.  Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Adult learners and students can connect to tutors for help in math, science and English, plus job search and résumé writing.  Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/06

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 06, 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, Oct 27, 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.

10/06
10/27

Teen Anime/Book Swap

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 06, 2:30 pm

Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Bring your unwanted manga or anime and swap for someone else's.  Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Bring your unwanted manga or anime and swap for someone else's.  Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/06

Pumpkin Candy Jar

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 07, 12:00 pm

Celebrate fall by making a pumpkin mini-mason jar for hiding your candy stash! Perfect for decorating your desk or to give as a gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 09, 10:30 am
About this Series

Celebrate fall by making a pumpkin mini-mason jar for hiding your candy stash! Perfect for decorating your desk or to give as a gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/07
10/09

Colorful Craft From Panama

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 07, 1:00 pm

Design a bright, animal mola art piece based on the traditional fabric creations of the Kuna Indians from Panama. Grades 4 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Design a bright, animal mola art piece based on the traditional fabric creations of the Kuna Indians from Panama. Grades 4 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/07

Popular Latin American Board Games

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Play Mexican lotería, dominoes and bingo. Other board games are welcome. Meet new friends while you learn some words in Spanish! (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Play Mexican lotería, dominoes and bingo. Other board games are welcome. Meet new friends while you learn some words in Spanish! (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/07

Pumpkin Candy Jar

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 09, 10:30 am

Celebrate fall by making a pumpkin mini-mason jar for hiding your candy stash! Perfect for decorating your desk or to give as a gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sun, Oct 07, 12:00 pm
About this Series

Celebrate fall by making a pumpkin mini-mason jar for hiding your candy stash! Perfect for decorating your desk or to give as a gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/07
10/09

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 09, 3:30 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 02, 3:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/02
10/09

Discover New Opportunities for Adult Vocational Training

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 09, 5:00 pm

Learn about employment opportunities through vocational training. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College TRIO-EOC Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Programs.  (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about employment opportunities through vocational training. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College TRIO-EOC Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Programs.  (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/09

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 09, 5:30 pm

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 15. (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 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/09

Mandarin Chinese Conversation Café

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 10, 10:30 am Cancelled

Join our Mandarin conversation café event. Practice for both pronunciation and communication skills. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Join our Mandarin conversation café event. Practice for both pronunciation and communication skills. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/10 Cancelled

Memory Writing for Grandparents

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 10, 2:00 pm

Learn techniques for writing family stories and memories. Facilitated by Suzana Sagy Macario, author of "Enter Through the Exit Door."  Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn techniques for writing family stories and memories. Facilitated by Suzana Sagy Macario, author of "Enter Through the Exit Door."  Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/10

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 10, 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, Oct 03, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

Latin American Classical Music on Viola

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 11, 6:30 pm
Jueves, 11 de octubre,  6:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers.  (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

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

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers.  (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

10/11
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/11

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 12, 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.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
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.

10/05
10/12

Traveling Librarian Series: Central America

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 13, 10:00 am

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the world. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the world. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/13

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 13, 11:00 am

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-3. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-3. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/13

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 13, 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.

10/13

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hours

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 14, 10:00 am

Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for special needs children and teens and their families. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for special needs children and teens and their families. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/14

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 15, 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 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
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 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/15
10/29

Playdough Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 3:30 pm

Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/17

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 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, Oct 03, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

Computer & Networking Q&A

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 10:30 am

Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/18

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 18, 3:00 pm

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

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 29, 7:00 pm
About this Series

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

10/18
10/29

Introduction to the Online Florida Virtual School

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 10:30 am

A fully accredited, online school built for personalized learning for students from grades K-12.  Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

A fully accredited, online school built for personalized learning for students from grades K-12.  Limit 7. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/20

Introduction to the Palm Beach Virtual Online School

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 12:00 pm

A self-selecting, student/parental choice program for K-12 students who are primarily PBC residents with full and part-time options.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

A self-selecting, student/parental choice program for K-12 students who are primarily PBC residents with full and part-time options.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/20

Introduction to the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/20

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.PG

10/21"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

Campfire Stories to Tell in the Dark

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 7:00 pm

Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/22

Squish It!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 3:30 pm

Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/23

Introduction to the LearningExpress: An Interactive Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 6:00 pm

Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/23

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 24, 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, Oct 03, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
About this Series

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

10/03
10/10
10/17
10/24
10/31

Special Effects Makeup: Wounds

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 25, 6:00 pm

Are you looking to add a little oomph to your Halloween costume? Learn the basics from abrasions to bruises.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you looking to add a little oomph to your Halloween costume? Learn the basics from abrasions to bruises.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

10/25