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Children Activities & Events

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Banned Books Week Celebration: “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark. Keep the Light On!”

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Join the conversation. Use our craft supplies to create your best “Caught Reading Banned Books” mug shot props. Winners get small prizes. Refreshments provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Join the conversation. Use our craft supplies to create your best “Caught Reading Banned Books” mug shot props. Winners get small prizes. Refreshments provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

09/23

RPB Kids Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. This month we will feature a special variety of jumbo posters, velvet stickers and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. This month we will feature a special variety of jumbo posters, velvet stickers and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/23

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 10:00 am
It's Party Time II!

Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

09/10Happy School Year II!
09/17It's Party Time I!
09/24It's Party Time II!

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 17, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/03
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09/24

Bird Feeders

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Make sustainable bird feeders, just in time for the fall migration. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Make sustainable bird feeders, just in time for the fall migration. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/24

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

LEGO® Bricks

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/24

Fall Into Origami

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Learn about the ancient art of Japanese paper folding and make some simple origami crafts to kick off the fall season. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about the ancient art of Japanese paper folding and make some simple origami crafts to kick off the fall season. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/24

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:30 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

09/14
09/24

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 4:30 pm

Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Sep 17, 4:30 pm
About this Series

Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24

Pokémon Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 5:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

09/24

PJ Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:30 pm

Celebrate the season with stories and a craft. Don't forget your pajamas! Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate the season with stories and a craft. Don't forget your pajamas! Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

09/24

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00 am
About this Series

Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 

09/04
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09/18
09/25

Drama Dragon

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 10:30 am

Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents Drama Dragon, a large and lovable friend who shares a story about feelings. Followed by a craft and book giveaway. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

About this Series

Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents Drama Dragon, a large and lovable friend who shares a story about feelings. Followed by a craft and book giveaway. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 11:00 am
Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy.

Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

09/25Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy.
09/25Live Music With Mr. Noam.

50th Anniversary Celebration

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 11:15 am

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. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 3:15 pm
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
09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 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

South Florida Animals

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Unearth the lives of native animals. Experience up-close views of our educational ambassadors: owl, alligator, snake and turtle from Green Cay Nature Center. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Unearth the lives of native animals. Experience up-close views of our educational ambassadors: owl, alligator, snake and turtle from Green Cay Nature Center. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Greenacres 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

West Boca 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Main Library
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

50th Anniversary Celebration

West Boynton 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

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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Acreage 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Wellington 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

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:15 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. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 25, 11:15 am
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
09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 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

After School Fun!

Main Library
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Sep 18, 3:30 pm
About this Series

It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/04
09/11
09/18
09/25

Zentangle for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

Draw and color intricate patterns while releasing stress and tension. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Draw and color intricate patterns while releasing stress and tension. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 pm
Live Music With Mr. Noam.

Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

09/25Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy.
09/25Live Music With Mr. Noam.

50th Anniversary Celebration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 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

Patty Shukla Music Show

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:00 pm

A special 50th anniversary concert. Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! All ages. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

A special 50th anniversary concert. Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! All ages. (30 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:30 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

50th Anniversary: Music & Memories

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 4:30 pm

Performers from the Maltz Jupiter Theater will present a medley of songs from the last five decades to celebrate the Library's 50th anniversary. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Performers from the Maltz Jupiter Theater will present a medley of songs from the last five decades to celebrate the Library's 50th anniversary. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

09/25

50th Anniversary Celebration

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 5:00 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 5:30 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

50th Anniversary Celebration

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 5:30 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

Celebrate 50 Years of Style

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 5:30 pm

Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

09/25

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 10:00 am
Party Time II!

Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

09/05Happy School Year I!
09/12Happy School Year II!
09/19It's Party Time I!
09/26Party Time II!

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 10:00 am

Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 19, 10:00 am
About this Series

Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 

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

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:30 pm

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 19, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

09/19
09/26

Apples & Johnny Appleseed

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Celebrate this popular fall fruit and folk tale legend Johnny Appleseed. Become an apple expert as we learn the history of apples and the American frontier. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate this popular fall fruit and folk tale legend Johnny Appleseed. Become an apple expert as we learn the history of apples and the American frontier. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

09/26

Discovering Guatemala

Main Library
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/26

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 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.

09/10
09/26

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

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

About this Series

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

09/26

Galaxy Sand Art

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/26

Tech Thursday: Yo-Yos

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 4:00 pm

Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

09/26

WHINE Whole Health Herbal Connection

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 6:00 pm

Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

09/26