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Too Good: Goal Setting

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 26, 3:00 pm

Learn the importance of goal setting. Session one of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the importance of goal setting. Session one of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

09/26

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

09/05
09/12
09/19
09/26

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 01, 10:00 am

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 01, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 15, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 02, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 09, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 03, 4:00 pm

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 10, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

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

Too Good

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 04, 2:30 pm
Conflict Resolution. 

Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

10/04Conflict Resolution. 
10/11Drug Awareness. 

Too Good: Decision Making

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 05, 3:15 pm

Learn decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices. Session two of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices. Session two of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

10/05

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 02, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 10, 4:00 pm

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

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

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 11, 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. Space is limited. (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. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/11

Too Good

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 11, 2:30 pm
Drug Awareness. 

Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

10/04Conflict Resolution. 
10/11Drug Awareness. 

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

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

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 am

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Medicare Basics

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 am

Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/15

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Adulting 101: Driver's Ed

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Oct 15, 5:30 pm

Preparing to get your driver’s license? Learn about driving-tests.org and participate in practice test trivia. Winners receive a brand new [toy] car! Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Preparing to get your driver’s license? Learn about driving-tests.org and participate in practice test trivia. Winners receive a brand new [toy] car! Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

10/15

Online Learning: ABCmouse.com®

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00 am

Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/16

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 02, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

What Are Library Outreach Services?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 2:00 pm

Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/17

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Oct 20, 10:00 am
Wed, Oct 31, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

10/17
10/20
10/31

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

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

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

The Fire Trucks Are Here!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 19, 10:00 am

Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/19

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 10:00 am

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 31, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

10/17
10/20
10/31

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn't Nice

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Oct 20, 2:00 pm

Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

10/20

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am
About this Series

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Medicare 101

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/22

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 15, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Medicare Part C

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 10:00 am

This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/23

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00 pm

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Oct 02, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00 pm
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

10/02
10/09
10/16
10/23

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00 pm

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10, 4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
About this Series

Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

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

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 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.

10/25

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 10:00 am

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 am
Mon, Oct 22, 10:00 am
About this Series

Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 3:30 pm

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Oct 01, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 15, 3:30 pm
Mon, Oct 22, 3:30 pm
About this Series

Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

10/01
10/15
10/22
10/29

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 29, 7:00 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

Thu, Oct 18, 3:00 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

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 31, 4:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Sat, Oct 20, 10:00 am
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

10/17
10/20
10/31