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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 03/25/2019
E.g., 03/25/2019

Artwork For All

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 1:30 pm

Come for a "crafternoon" creating artworks made famous by French artist Henri Matisse. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Come for a "crafternoon" creating artworks made famous by French artist Henri Matisse. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/23

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

03/23

Community Garden: Whole Health Intergenerational Nutrition Education (WHINE)

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy & staying active can prevent unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. Limit 80. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy & staying active can prevent unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. Limit 80. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

03/23

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
(2.5 hr.) 

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

03/09 (2.5 hr.) 
03/16 (2.5 hr.) 
03/21Mega-Marathon! (6 hr.) 
03/23 (2.5 hr.) 

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
(2 hr.) 

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

03/12 (90 min.) 
03/26 (90 min.) 
03/23 (2 hr.) 

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/02
03/23
03/30

Teen Time: Dungeons & Dragons

Main Library
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 

03/23

Balance of Powers: The Branches of US Government

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

Learn about the powers of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of the federal government and how they relate to one another. Presented by the League of Women Voters of PBC. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Learn about the powers of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of the federal government and how they relate to one another. Presented by the League of Women Voters of PBC. (60 min.) Preregister. 

03/23

Melted Crayon Art

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

Create really cool images by melting crayon shavings. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Create really cool images by melting crayon shavings. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/23

Spotlight on Anime

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

Are you an anime fan? Join us as we view new anime titles, K-Drama and more. Snacks provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you an anime fan? Join us as we view new anime titles, K-Drama and more. Snacks provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/23

Weekend Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30 pm

"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.) Snacks provided. PG-13

About this Series

"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." ©Universal Pictures. (129 min.) Snacks provided. PG-13

03/23

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 23, 3:00 pm

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/23

Clarion Handbell Choir

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 12:00 pm

Performing selections from Top 25 lists, the handbell choir features songs with percussion, rhythm and brass instruments throughout the afternoon. Refreshments provided. Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Performing selections from Top 25 lists, the handbell choir features songs with percussion, rhythm and brass instruments throughout the afternoon. Refreshments provided. Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/24

Legacy of Barefoot Mailman

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Lake Worth City Manager Michael Bornstein, dressed up as barefoot mailman, brings us back to the fun part of local history. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Lake Worth City Manager Michael Bornstein, dressed up as barefoot mailman, brings us back to the fun part of local history. (45 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/24

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

"Hidden Figures." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (127 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Hidden Figures." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (127 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.PG

03/24

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 

03/24

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 10:00 am

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

About this Series

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

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 11:00 am

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 1:00 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.) 

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

"Art Deco of the Palm Beaches"

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning mural artist, designer and author Sharon Koskoff introduces the gems of local architecture. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Award-winning mural artist, designer and author Sharon Koskoff introduces the gems of local architecture. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/25

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

03/11
03/18
03/25

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 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.

03/25

Medical Mondays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Joseph Ricotta, MD, Tenet Healthcare Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, discuss pulmonary embolisms, followed by a Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Joseph Ricotta, MD, Tenet Healthcare Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, discuss pulmonary embolisms, followed by a Q&A session. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

03/25

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

03/20
03/21
03/25

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China, Chengdu

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the U.S. 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 U.S. and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

03/25

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 2:30 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

03/11
03/25

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 3:30 pm

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 

03/25

Book Chat: "Dread Nation: Rise Up," by Justina Ireland 

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Copies available in the teen section and online (e-book and e-audiobook). Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available in the teen section and online (e-book and e-audiobook). Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

03/25

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 4:00 pm

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

03/01
03/04
03/08
03/11
03/15
03/18
03/22
03/25
03/29

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 5:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 

03/25

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 25, 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.) 

03/04
03/11
03/18
03/25

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

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 9:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Mar 27, 9:00 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/05
03/06
03/12
03/13
03/19
03/20
03/26
03/27

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

eBay Basics (Lecture)

Main Library
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am

Learn how to create a sellers account on eBay, post items for sale, and complete transactions while getting positive feedback.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to create a sellers account on eBay, post items for sale, and complete transactions while getting positive feedback.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

03/26

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Sea Creatures!

Music, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Music, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

03/05Live Is a Beach I.
03/12Life Is a Beach II.
03/26Sea Creatures!

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 11:30 am

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30 am
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Thu, Mar 28, 11:30 am
About this Series

Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

03/05
03/05
03/06
03/06
03/07
03/07
03/12
03/12
03/13
03/13
03/14
03/14
03/19
03/19
03/20
03/20
03/21
03/21
03/26
03/26
03/27
03/27
03/28
03/28

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 12:30 pm

Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Mar 29, 11:00 am
About this Series

Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 

03/01
03/05
03/08
03/12
03/15
03/19
03/22
03/26
03/29

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00 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.) 

03/05
03/12
03/26

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Open Studio.

Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/12Tissue Paper and Watercolor Project.
03/19Portrait Collage Project.
03/26Open Studio.

Book Discussion: "Circe," by Madeline Miller 

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 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.

03/26

Book Discussion: "In the Unlikely Event," by Judy Blume 

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

03/26

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Colored Pencils Painting & Drawing

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm Cancelled
Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects.

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/05Introduction to colored pencils and surfaces. Color theory and mixing colors. Cancelled
03/12Techniques of layering, blending and glazing textures. Cancelled
03/19Transfer drawings, sketching and element composition. Cancelled
03/26Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects. Cancelled

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

03/26

Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Elana Aharonoff, MMS, PA-C discusses how we can keep our skin safe under the Florida sun. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Elana Aharonoff, MMS, PA-C discusses how we can keep our skin safe under the Florida sun. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

03/26

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Martes, 26 de marzo,  2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Messy Science

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:45 pm

Explore a different science subject each week. Dress for a mess! Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore a different science subject each week. Dress for a mess! Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/05
03/12
03/19
03/26

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 3:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. First come, first served. 

03/05
03/12
03/26

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Main Library
Tue, Mar 26, 3:00 pm
Time of Your Life.

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Limit 12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Limit 12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

03/05Glow in the Dark Geometry.
03/12Bouncy Dice Explosion.
03/19Spy Training.
03/26Time of Your Life.