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The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.

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E.g., Oct 16 2021
E.g., Oct 16 2021

How-to-Draw: Nightmare Before Christmas

Sun, Oct 17, 10:00 am

Grab your pencils and a piece of paper and sketch characters from the classic Tim Burton film. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Grab your pencils and a piece of paper and sketch characters from the classic Tim Burton film. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) 

10/17

Discussion: Scary Stories

Mon, Oct 18, 4:30 pm

Choose your own book from the horror genre and chat it up! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Choose your own book from the horror genre and chat it up! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) 

10/18

Not So Spooky Storytime

Wed, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Bats, owls and baby monsters are out and about! But these sweet and silly stories aren’t scary at all. Craft kits are available from the Acreage Library. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Presented by Acreage Branch.

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Bats, owls and baby monsters are out and about! But these sweet and silly stories aren’t scary at all. Craft kits are available from the Acreage Library. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) 

10/20

Classic Creepypasta: Spooky Ghost Stories from the Internet

Wed, Oct 20, 6:00 pm

Creepypasta—21st century urban legends passed around the web—have amused, bemused, and terrified the Extremely Online for 15 years. Let’s read some classics. Ages 15 & up. (45 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Creepypasta—21st century urban legends passed around the web—have amused, bemused, and terrified the Extremely Online for 15 years. Let’s read some classics. Ages 15 & up. (45 min.) 

10/20

Are You Up For the Challenge: Dracula's Digital Escape Room!

Sat, Oct 23, 11:00 am

Do you have what it takes to escape the dungeon of Castle Dracula? You can venture off on your own or join a group, as we solve this together.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 30. (60 min.) Presented by Okeechobee Boulevard Branch.

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Do you have what it takes to escape the dungeon of Castle Dracula? You can venture off on your own or join a group, as we solve this together.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 30. (60 min.) 

10/23

Halloween Trivia

Sat, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Does your knowledge of Halloween leave your family and friends spooked? Come join a team and see who is the Halloween trivia king or queen! (1 hr.) Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Does your knowledge of Halloween leave your family and friends spooked? Come join a team and see who is the Halloween trivia king or queen! (1 hr.) 

10/23

Crafternoon: Holiday Ornaments

Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Get ready for holiday decorating with 3 ornament crafts that we will do together on Zoom. Pick up your craft kit starting, Mon, Sep 27 at the Royal Palm Beach research desk. (60 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Get ready for holiday decorating with 3 ornament crafts that we will do together on Zoom. Pick up your craft kit starting, Mon, Sep 27 at the Royal Palm Beach research desk. (60 min.) 

10/25

Horror Movie Trivia

Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 pm

Join us for some spooky trivia of classic and modern horror films.  (60 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Join us for some spooky trivia of classic and modern horror films.  (60 min.) 

10/25

Playdough & A Story: Monsters & Pumpkins!

Mon, Oct 25, 4:00 pm

Make your own playdough with this no-cook recipe, listen to a story and act it out using the playdough you just made! Recipe online. All ages. (45 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Make your own playdough with this no-cook recipe, listen to a story and act it out using the playdough you just made! Recipe online. All ages. (45 min.) 

10/25

Be a Potion-Making Master!

Mon, Oct 25, 5:00 pm

Toil and trouble and potion bubbles! Create your own cauldron magic with Ms. Carmen. Supply lists will be emailed out 1 week in advance. Ages 9-12. (30 min.) Presented by Acreage Branch.

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Toil and trouble and potion bubbles! Create your own cauldron magic with Ms. Carmen. Supply lists will be emailed out 1 week in advance. Ages 9-12. (30 min.) 

10/25

Origami for Adults & Teens: Pumpkins & Crows

Tue, Oct 26, 2:00 pm

Get ready for Halloween by making spooky seasonal decorations. Pick up a kit starting Sep 27 or use your own origami-paper. Presented by West Boynton Branch.

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Get ready for Halloween by making spooky seasonal decorations. Pick up a kit starting Sep 27 or use your own origami-paper. 

10/26

Shrieks and Eeks: Spooky Stories and Halloween Crafts

Tue, Oct 26, 4:00 pm

It's that Spooktacular time of year again! Ms. Sam has new spooky stories and crafts for a really ghoulish time. Crafts are available at the Jupiter Branch. Ages 8-12. (75 min.) Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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It's that Spooktacular time of year again! Ms. Sam has new spooky stories and crafts for a really ghoulish time. Crafts are available at the Jupiter Branch. Ages 8-12. (75 min.) 

10/26

Exploration Station: Halloween Slime

Tue, Oct 26, 6:00 pm

Create Halloween slime while exploring all the ways science can make your slime ooey-gooey, and spooky! Limited kits are available at the Belle Glade Library. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Create Halloween slime while exploring all the ways science can make your slime ooey-gooey, and spooky! Limited kits are available at the Belle Glade Library. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) 

10/26

Teen Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Tue, Oct 26, 6:00 pm

Show us your creative skills and decorate a pumpkin in the likeness of a well-known book or book character. See handout online for contest rules and details. Ages 12-17. (30 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Show us your creative skills and decorate a pumpkin in the likeness of a well-known book or book character. See handout online for contest rules and details. Ages 12-17. (30 min.) 

10/26

A Not-So-Scary Halloween

Wed, Oct 27, 10:30 am

Zombies, ghouls and witches - oh my! Are you brave enough to face the creatures in these haunted stories? Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.

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Zombies, ghouls and witches - oh my! Are you brave enough to face the creatures in these haunted stories? Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 

10/27

Spooky Story Time

Wed, Oct 27, 3:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of spooky tales and crafts. Craft available one week prior to activity at the Gardens Branch children's desk. Costumes welcome! Ages 4 & up. (30 min.) Presented by Gardens Branch.

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Join us for an afternoon of spooky tales and crafts. Craft available one week prior to activity at the Gardens Branch children's desk. Costumes welcome! Ages 4 & up. (30 min.) 

10/27

Spooktacular Halloween Party

Wed, Oct 27, 4:00 pm

Dress to impress bumbling bats and friendly pumpkins that await to celebrate the holiday with stories and music! Stop by the library for your goodie bag. Ages 1-10. (45 min.) Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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Dress to impress bumbling bats and friendly pumpkins that await to celebrate the holiday with stories and music! Stop by the library for your goodie bag. Ages 1-10. (45 min.) 

10/27

Are You board? Game On-line! : Hugo & Potion Explosion

Wed, Oct 27, 5:30 pm

Bored? Good! Get Board with us for an online version of our tabletop game night! Create an account on Discord and www.boardgamearena.com to join us and play. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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Bored? Good! Get Board with us for an online version of our tabletop game night! Create an account on Discord and www.boardgamearena.com to join us and play. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

10/27

Vegan Kitchen: Ghost Cupcakes

Wed, Oct 27, 5:30 pm

Spook your friends and family this Halloween with these unique deserts that are beyond the grave. (60 min.) Presented by Belle Glade Branch.

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Spook your friends and family this Halloween with these unique deserts that are beyond the grave. (60 min.) 

10/27

Talking with the Dead: Do Ouija Boards and Psychics Really Work?

Wed, Oct 27, 6:00 pm

Spoilers! They don’t. We’ll break down what’s really happening when it seems like a Ouija board or a supposed psychic has connected with the spirit world. Ages 14 & up. (45 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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Spoilers! They don’t. We’ll break down what’s really happening when it seems like a Ouija board or a supposed psychic has connected with the spirit world. Ages 14 & up. (45 min.) 

10/27

Virtual Halloween Get-Together

Thu, Oct 28, 10:30 am

Wear your costume to our online Halloween Party. We will read books, sing songs and make a fun pumpkin craft!  Ages 1-6. (45 min.) Presented by West Boca Branch.

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Wear your costume to our online Halloween Party. We will read books, sing songs and make a fun pumpkin craft!  Ages 1-6. (45 min.) 

10/28

Bilingual Story Time: Monster Mash!

Thu, Oct 28, 11:00 am

Boogie, stomp, and learn with some friendly monster friends. Download PDF or pick up craft at Glades Road children's desk. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Presented by Glades Road Branch.

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Boogie, stomp, and learn with some friendly monster friends. Download PDF or pick up craft at Glades Road children's desk. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) 

10/28

It’s Time for Halloween!

Thu, Oct 28, 3:00 pm

Join us for our “It’s Time for Halloween!” event. Get into the “Spooky Spirit” by reading a Halloween book and making some spooky snacks.  Ages 4-8. (60 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Join us for our “It’s Time for Halloween!” event. Get into the “Spooky Spirit” by reading a Halloween book and making some spooky snacks.  Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 

10/28

Day of the Dead

Fri, Oct 29, 4:00 pm

Learn about this unique holiday, listen to a story and create your own Day of the Dead decoration. Pick-up your craft kit at the Greenacres children’s desk.  Ages 8-12. (30 min.) Presented by Greenacres Branch.

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Learn about this unique holiday, listen to a story and create your own Day of the Dead decoration. Pick-up your craft kit at the Greenacres children’s desk.  Ages 8-12. (30 min.) 

10/29

Halloween! A Fun Celebration

Sat, Oct 30, 10:00 am

Have a monster of a time with a spooky story and craft.  Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Presented by Main Library.

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Have a monster of a time with a spooky story and craft.  Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) 

10/30

Edgar Allan Poe, Master of the Macabre

Sat, Oct 30, 10:30 am

On the eve of Halloween, join us as we read a frightening tale from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe! Ages 14 & up. (30 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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On the eve of Halloween, join us as we read a frightening tale from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe! Ages 14 & up. (30 min.) 

10/30

Kids Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Sat, Oct 30, 11:00 am

Show us your creative skills and decorate a pumpkin in the likeness of a well-known book or book character. See handout online for contest rules and details. Ages 5-11. (30 min.) Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.

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Show us your creative skills and decorate a pumpkin in the likeness of a well-known book or book character. See handout online for contest rules and details. Ages 5-11. (30 min.) 

10/30

'Twas the Night Before Halloween

Sat, Oct 30, 3:00 pm

Join us for some spooky reads and create a spooky scene. Feel free to dress up in your costume to show everyone what you are going to be for Halloween! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Presented by Loula V. York Branch.

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Join us for some spooky reads and create a spooky scene. Feel free to dress up in your costume to show everyone what you are going to be for Halloween! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) 

10/30

Ghostly Folklore in the Shadows of Ocala

Sat, Oct 30, 3:00 pm

On this eve of Halloween, venture with Chris Balzano through towns in the shadows of the Ocala Forest, thrilled by odd tales and folklore of the unexplained. (60 min.) Presented by Jupiter Branch.

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On this eve of Halloween, venture with Chris Balzano through towns in the shadows of the Ocala Forest, thrilled by odd tales and folklore of the unexplained. (60 min.) 

10/30

Creepy Pokémon

Sat, Oct 30, 3:30 pm

A Pokémon who drags kids into the afterlife? A Pokémon who wears the skull of his mom? What even is this game? We’ll count down the ten creepiest Pokémon ever. Ages 14 & up. (30 min.) Presented by Clarence E. Anthony Branch.

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A Pokémon who drags kids into the afterlife? A Pokémon who wears the skull of his mom? What even is this game? We’ll count down the ten creepiest Pokémon ever. Ages 14 & up. (30 min.) 

10/30