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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 21 for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Happy Earth Day

E.g., 04/20/2019
E.g., 04/20/2019

Don't Be a Punk! Recycle Your Junk!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 3:00 pm

Who uses CDs? We do! Recycle our old disks and plastic bottles to make sparkly bird feeders. Keep this trash out of the dump AND feed your local birds! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Who uses CDs? We do! Recycle our old disks and plastic bottles to make sparkly bird feeders. Keep this trash out of the dump AND feed your local birds! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 

04/22

Earth Day Stories & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 3:15 pm

We’ll share stories and talk about daily habits that can make a big difference in protecting our environment. All ages. (45 min.) 

About this Series

We’ll share stories and talk about daily habits that can make a big difference in protecting our environment. All ages. (45 min.) 

04/22

Kissimmee River Restoration Project & the C-38 Canal

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 3:30 pm

From 1960-1971, the Kissimmee River was transformed from a beautiful, 103-mile meandering river into a 56-mile ditch. Learn about current efforts. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

From 1960-1971, the Kissimmee River was transformed from a beautiful, 103-mile meandering river into a 56-mile ditch. Learn about current efforts. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

04/22

Art A La Carte: Recycled Version

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Try your hand at making something extraordinary out of ordinary items. You can even bring your own recyclables to use. See what you can do! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Try your hand at making something extraordinary out of ordinary items. You can even bring your own recyclables to use. See what you can do! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/22

Arts & Crafts: Earth Day!

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Join us as we paint the earth and discover ways to protect our environment. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Join us as we paint the earth and discover ways to protect our environment. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 

04/22

Upcycle Challenge!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 4:00 pm

Make a dog toy and a craft out of common household items to celebrate Earth Day. Learn how you can help take care of our planet. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Make a dog toy and a craft out of common household items to celebrate Earth Day. Learn how you can help take care of our planet. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/22

Bird Feeder

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Week by making a sustainable pine cone bird feeder. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Celebrate Earth Week by making a sustainable pine cone bird feeder. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

04/23

Happy Earth Day

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 4:00 pm

Explore ways to take care of the earth every day and create a beautiful, marbled earth using paper plates, shaving cream and paint. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore ways to take care of the earth every day and create a beautiful, marbled earth using paper plates, shaving cream and paint. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/23

DIY Terrarium

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 6:00 pm

Celebrate earth day in style. All supplies provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate earth day in style. All supplies provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/23

Nature Lovers Story Time

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 27, 11:15 am

Unearth stories and songs about protecting our planet and play a guessing game with native plants and animals. Then craft something new out of old books. 

About this Series

Unearth stories and songs about protecting our planet and play a guessing game with native plants and animals. Then craft something new out of old books. 

04/27

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 27, 3:00 pm

Learn about seeds, flower bulbs and seedlings, then plant seeds for your own colorful garden. Make some paper flowers too.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about seeds, flower bulbs and seedlings, then plant seeds for your own colorful garden. Make some paper flowers too.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

04/27

The State of Harmful Algal Blooms in South Florida

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 2:30 pm

Dr. James Sullivan will discuss algal bloom events in South Florida, their complexities and the possible repercussions to our ecosystems and human health. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. James Sullivan will discuss algal bloom events in South Florida, their complexities and the possible repercussions to our ecosystems and human health. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

04/30

Raptor Encounter

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 3:00 pm

Meet a real bird of prey up close and learn about its habitat. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Meet a real bird of prey up close and learn about its habitat. All ages. (60 min.) 

04/30

April Showers, May Flowers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Create your own bouquet of paper flowers to decorate your room with or for someone special. All materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Create your own bouquet of paper flowers to decorate your room with or for someone special. All materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/30