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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Dec 24 and Tue, Dec 25 for Christmas. No materials will be due on these days.
 

'Tis the Season

Palm Beach County Library System is here to help you get in the spirit this holiday season! From DIY gifts to cooking the perfect turkey, use our resources to ease the stress that comes with preparing for the holidays. Find the perfect book to curl up with, or plan a holiday movie marathon with loved ones. Whatever you decide to do this holiday season, make it merry and bright! Check out these holiday-themed titles featured on hoopla to get into the spirit!

Check out these holiday-themed titles featured on hoopla

Listen to these holiday albums on hoopla!

Get in the Holiday Spirit!

Holiday Reads
Holiday Movies
Winter Cookbooks
Winter Crafting

Don't forget to check out all of the winter-themed activities that we offer throughout the month of December!

Winter Wonderland

Winter Snowflakes
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Dec 17 (All day)

Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.

About this Series

Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.

12/17
Kids Coloring Club: Winter Wonderland
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 4:00 pm

Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

12/17
Holiday Nail Art
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 5:00 pm

Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

12/17

New Year Celebration

Countdown to Noon Year
West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 20, 11:30 am

For those who may not make it to the New Year’s Eve ball drop, celebrate the New Year making noisemakers and party hats, play games, and ring in the “Noon Year!” Ages 1 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

For those who may not make it to the New Year’s Eve ball drop, celebrate the New Year making noisemakers and party hats, play games, and ring in the “Noon Year!” Ages 1 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/20
Freaky Friday Mask Making Party!
Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Dec 28, 11:00 am

Tweens are invited to create whimsical masks fit for a New Year's Eve Ball! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Tweens are invited to create whimsical masks fit for a New Year's Eve Ball! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

12/28
Celebrate the New Year!
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 29, 11:00 am

Children and their parents are invited to create 2019 accoutrement for ringing in the New Year and enjoy festive refreshments with their friends at the library! Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Children and their parents are invited to create 2019 accoutrement for ringing in the New Year and enjoy festive refreshments with their friends at the library! Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

12/29

Gingerbread Adventures

Gingerbread House Fun!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Dec 16, 2:00 pm

Are you creative and like candy? Make your own mini gingerbread house to take home. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you creative and like candy? Make your own mini gingerbread house to take home. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

12/16
Gingerbread House Decorating
Gardens Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 3:15 pm

Decorate a graham cracker and royal icing gingerbread house with colorful sweets. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Decorate a graham cracker and royal icing gingerbread house with colorful sweets. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

12/17
Gingerbread House Workshop
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 19, 4:00 pm

Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

12/19

Winter Crafts

Miniature Book Making
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Dec 16, 3:00 pm

Learn how to create miniature versions of some of our favorite books. Ages 10-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to create miniature versions of some of our favorite books. Ages 10-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

12/16
Winter Snowflakes
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Dec 17 (All day)

Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.

About this Series

Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.

12/17
Crafternoon: Peppermint Sugar Scrub
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 17, 2:00 pm

Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

12/17