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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Nov 21 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 22 & Fri, Nov 23, for Thanksgiving. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 11/17/2018
E.g., 11/17/2018

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 17, 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.

11/03
11/17

Bright Minds STEAM

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 17, 2:30 pm

Experiment, explore, and investigate! Discover your inner scientist and put your engineering skills to the test with games and hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Experiment, explore, and investigate! Discover your inner scientist and put your engineering skills to the test with games and hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/17

Woven Coasters

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Nov 18, 12:00 pm

Learn how to weave coasters to keep your tables and counter tops ring-free. These "mug rugs" can also be given as gifts. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to weave coasters to keep your tables and counter tops ring-free. These "mug rugs" can also be given as gifts. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/13
11/18

Rhythm Explorers

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 19, 10:30 am

Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a bottle of water. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a bottle of water. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/05
11/19

Music by Laible Blu

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 19, 3:30 pm

Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/19

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 20, 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 10. (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 10. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/20

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 20, 3:30 pm

Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/20

Book Club: "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon," by Grace Lin 

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 24, 2:30 pm

Visit a world of Chinese folktales and discover the secrets of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man of the Moon. Discuss the book then create a Chinese lantern. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Visit a world of Chinese folktales and discover the secrets of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man of the Moon. Discuss the book then create a Chinese lantern. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

11/24

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Nov 26, 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.

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.

11/12
11/26

Book Discussion: "The Hilltop," by Assaf Gavron 

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 27, 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.

11/27

Take a Stand Against Poverty

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 27, 3:30 pm

Ontario Johnson, from Pathways to Prosperity, presents on the realities of poverty in Palm Beach County while spreading awareness of CIRCLES® - a community driven approach to combating poverty and supporting families on their path to economic stability. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Ontario Johnson, from Pathways to Prosperity, presents on the realities of poverty in Palm Beach County while spreading awareness of CIRCLES® - a community driven approach to combating poverty and supporting families on their path to economic stability. (90 min.) Preregister. 

11/27

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 27, 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.

11/13
11/27

Tertulia literaria: "Los Informantes" de Juan Gabriel Vásquez

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 27, 7:00 pm
Martes, 27 de noviembre,  7:00 pm

Las copias están diponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están diponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

11/27

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 28, 11:00 am
Xi'an. 

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.

11/28Xi'an. 
11/30Gui Lin. 

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 28, 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.

11/28

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 28, 6:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

11/07
11/14
11/28

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 29, 2:00 pm

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

11/29

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 30, 11:00 am
Gui Lin. 

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.

11/28Xi'an. 
11/30Gui Lin. 

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Nov 30, 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.

11/16
11/30