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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

Talk Like a Pirate Day With Salty Sue

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 4:00 pm Cancelled

Arrrr Matey! Salty Sue is a silly pirate who brings music, magic, original tales of the sea and pirate lore from Florida history. The treasure is in the books! Ages 3-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Arrrr Matey! Salty Sue is a silly pirate who brings music, magic, original tales of the sea and pirate lore from Florida history. The treasure is in the books! Ages 3-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/19 Cancelled

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

Practice reading with a licensed therapy dog. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Practice reading with a licensed therapy dog. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

09/09
09/23

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
"McFarland USA." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 

About this Series

09/11"Second Act." ©STX Entertainment. (103 min.)  PG-13 
09/24"McFarland USA." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 

Kids Create: Art Class

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/24

Informed & Engaged: Documentary

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

"A Class Apart." ©PBS. (60 min.)  Built around the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, the first Mexican American civil-rights case heard and decided in the U.S. Supreme Court. It also brings to life the fight to dismantle the discrimination targeted against the Mexican American community. Discussion to follow. (90 min.)  Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"A Class Apart." ©PBS. (60 min.)  Built around the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, the first Mexican American civil-rights case heard and decided in the U.S. Supreme Court. It also brings to life the fight to dismantle the discrimination targeted against the Mexican American community. Discussion to follow. (90 min.)  Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/24

50th Anniversary Celebration

Okeechobee Boulevard 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

French Conversation Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/25

Intuitive Eating

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

Individuals will better understand the reciprocal relationship of mind, body and food. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Individuals will better understand the reciprocal relationship of mind, body and food. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/26

Book Discussion: "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
"The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris. 

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/26"The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris. 

Mosaic Tile Picture Frames

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 11:00 am

Design a colorful mosaic frame to highlight a special photo. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Design a colorful mosaic frame to highlight a special photo. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/27