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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 03/25/2019
E.g., 03/25/2019

US Naturalization Information Session

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

Asistencia Individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Jueves, 28 de marzo,  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.) 

03/14
03/28

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 4:00 pm

Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/14
03/28

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 5:00 pm

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

03/28

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Guidewell Financial Solutions Workshop

Main Library
Sat, Mar 30, 9:00 am

Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. Guidewell Financial is an approved U.S.-HUD counselor.  (8 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. Guidewell Financial is an approved U.S.-HUD counselor.  (8 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

03/30

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Mar 30, 10:00 am

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/06
03/30

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 01, 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. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 15, 2:30 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
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. (2 hr.) 

04/01
04/15
04/29

Organize Online

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 02, 3:30 pm

There are many online tools to help you organize your life. Library staff will show you how these tools can organize your busy life! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

There are many online tools to help you organize your life. Library staff will show you how these tools can organize your busy life! Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

04/02

Money as You Grow Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 02, 4:00 pm

Money Smart Week is a time to learn about the financial world with Aaron Standish, Financial Literacy Coordinator from PBCSD. Make a coin bank, too. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Money Smart Week is a time to learn about the financial world with Aaron Standish, Financial Literacy Coordinator from PBCSD. Make a coin bank, too. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/02

"The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio will share tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio will share tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/03

Adulting 101: Financial Vision Board

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 4:30 pm

Explore the not-so-mysterious world of finance and create a vision board to "see" your financial goals. Grades 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore the not-so-mysterious world of finance and create a vision board to "see" your financial goals. Grades 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/03

Money Smart: Piggy Bank Adventures

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 4:00 pm

Learn and “earn” some money smart tips. We’ll complete fun tasks and earn make believe money to decorate your very own piggy bank. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn and “earn” some money smart tips. We’ll complete fun tasks and earn make believe money to decorate your very own piggy bank. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/04

Save Your Pennies!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 05, 4:00 pm

Become a “money smart” kid and learn how to save for things you really want to buy. Make your very own piggy bank!  Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Become a “money smart” kid and learn how to save for things you really want to buy. Make your very own piggy bank!  Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/05

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Apr 07, 1:00 pm

Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/07

Parents & Students! Get College Ready!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 6:00 pm
Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/08Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!
04/15Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.
04/22Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.

College 101: Writing Your College Application Résumé

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 6:15 pm

Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/08

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 16, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 23, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00 am
About this Series

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/09
04/16
04/23
04/30

Spanish Exchange for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 3:00 pm

Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/09
04/23

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 3:00 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 24, 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 12. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/10
04/24

Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 12, 10:30 am

Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/12

Superheroes Recycle & Save the Planet With Ms. Dez

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 12, 3:15 pm

Get ready to take on the evil Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get ready to take on the evil Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/12

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Superheroes Recycle

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 11:00 am

Superheroes recycle and save the planet! Get ready to take on Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Superheroes recycle and save the planet! Get ready to take on Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/13

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 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.

04/13

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 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. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 01, 2:30 pm
Mon, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
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. (2 hr.) 

04/01
04/15
04/29

Parents & Students! Get College Ready!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 6:00 pm
Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/08Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!
04/15Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.
04/22Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 09, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 23, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00 am
About this Series

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/09
04/16
04/23
04/30

Create a Vision Board

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Use our materials, or bring your own pictures.  (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Use our materials, or bring your own pictures.  (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

04/16

Too Good: Decision Making

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 17, 3:00 pm

Dr. Susan Klarich will present session two of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. Susan Klarich will present session two of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/17

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 9:15 am

Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/18

Money Smart Survivor Game

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

Try to outsmart your friends in this survival game, where the Game of Life meets Monopoly. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Try to outsmart your friends in this survival game, where the Game of Life meets Monopoly. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) 

04/18

Teen Self-Defense

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 20, 1:30 pm

Learn the basics of self-defense with trained, master instructor Ken Smith. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the basics of self-defense with trained, master instructor Ken Smith. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/20

Parents & Students! Get College Ready!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 6:00 pm
Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/08Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!
04/15Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.
04/22Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 09, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 16, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00 am
About this Series

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/09
04/16
04/23
04/30

Spanish Exchange for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 3:00 pm

Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 09, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/09
04/23

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 10:30 am

Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/24

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 3:00 pm

Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 10, 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 12. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/10
04/24

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 5:00 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. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 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. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/25

"The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00 pm

Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio shares decluttering tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio shares decluttering tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

04/29

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 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. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 01, 2:30 pm
Mon, Apr 15, 2:30 pm
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. (2 hr.) 

04/01
04/15
04/29

Consumer Protection

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 2:30 pm

Identify consumer threats and find resources to assist you in this class from the Florida Bar Association. Online phishing, spoof calls and fraud are covered. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Identify consumer threats and find resources to assist you in this class from the Florida Bar Association. Online phishing, spoof calls and fraud are covered. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

04/29

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00 am

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Apr 09, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 16, 11:00 am
Tue, Apr 23, 11:00 am
About this Series

Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/09
04/16
04/23
04/30