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Teen Activities & Events

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.

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

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

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

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.

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.) 

Pizza & Portuguese

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/26

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. (45 min.) 

03/27

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 5:30 pm

Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/27

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 5:00 pm

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

03/28

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 6:00 pm

Topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

03/28

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 30, 9:00 am

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/02
03/09
03/16
03/23
03/30

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 30, 10:15 am

Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

03/02
03/09
03/16
03/23
03/30

Teen Tech Month: Smartphone Holograms & Illusions

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 30, 3:00 pm

Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

03/30

Imagine Your Journal

Wellington Branch
Sun, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Explore the written word together through journaling prompts while making crafty pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Explore the written word together through journaling prompts while making crafty pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

03/31

Teen Anime Club

Main Library
Sun, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

03/31

Science Trivia

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Mar 31, 3:00 pm Cancelled

Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of 3-5 friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of 3-5 friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

03/31 Cancelled

My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 01, 4:00 pm

PBCLS is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Share your ideas for books and activities. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

PBCLS is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Share your ideas for books and activities. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/01

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 4:00 pm

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 10, 4:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 4:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00 pm
About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Adulting 101: Financial Vision Board

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 4:30 pm

Explore the not-so-mysterious world of finance and create a vision board to "see" your financial goals. Grades 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore the not-so-mysterious world of finance and create a vision board to "see" your financial goals. Grades 8-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

04/03

World Party Day!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 5:30 pm

Celebrate "the universal right to fun, peace and life" by decorating T-shirts and visors with world peace art. Treats from around the world will be served! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate "the universal right to fun, peace and life" by decorating T-shirts and visors with world peace art. Treats from around the world will be served! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

04/03

Tiny Poster Making & Movie Night

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 6:00 pm

"Bring It On." ©Universal Pictures. (99 min.) Need a little motivation? Make an awesome little poster as you watch a movie all about getting people pumped and ready for action! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. PG-13

About this Series

"Bring It On." ©Universal Pictures. (99 min.) Need a little motivation? Make an awesome little poster as you watch a movie all about getting people pumped and ready for action! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. PG-13

04/03

Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 2:00 pm

Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/04

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

04/04

College Admissions

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 6:00 pm

Andy Greenspan, Director of College Counseling, provides expert advice on higher education including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Andy Greenspan, Director of College Counseling, provides expert advice on higher education including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

04/04

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 9:00 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Apr 20, 9:00 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/06
04/20

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 10:15 am

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Apr 20, 10:15 am
About this Series

Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/06
04/20

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 1:30 pm

Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

04/06

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
(2.5 hr.) 

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

04/06 (2.5 hr.) 
04/10Introductory Adventure: Magic School Mishap! (3 hr.) 
04/27 (2.5 hr.) 

Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 2:30 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 13 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 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 13 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/06

Exquisite Eggs

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend and make beautiful marbled ink eggs to decorate or give as gifts. Go ahead, put all your eggs in one basket; they will look awesome! Refreshments provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring a friend and make beautiful marbled ink eggs to decorate or give as gifts. Go ahead, put all your eggs in one basket; they will look awesome! Refreshments provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

04/06

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 06, 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.

04/06

National Library Week Scavenger Hunt

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 10:15 am

Learn about what your library has to offer and participate in a special musical book circle. Elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 08, 3:15 pm
About this Series

Learn about what your library has to offer and participate in a special musical book circle. Elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

04/08
04/08

National Library Week Scavenger Hunt

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 3:15 pm

Learn about what your library has to offer and participate in a special musical book circle. Elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 08, 10:15 am
About this Series

Learn about what your library has to offer and participate in a special musical book circle. Elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

04/08
04/08

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 6:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

04/08

Parents & Students! Get College Ready!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 6:00 pm
Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

04/08Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!
04/15Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.
04/22Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.

College 101: Writing Your College Application Résumé

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 6:15 pm

Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/08

Are You Bored? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 6:00 pm
(90 min.) 

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

About this Series

Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.

04/09 (90 min.) 
04/23 (90 min.) 
04/27International Game Day! (2 hr.) 

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/09

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 6:30 pm

Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 

04/09

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 4:00 pm

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 4:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 4:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00 pm
About this Series

The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 5:30 pm
Introductory Adventure: Magic School Mishap! (3 hr.) 

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.

04/06 (2.5 hr.) 
04/10Introductory Adventure: Magic School Mishap! (3 hr.) 
04/27 (2.5 hr.) 

Paint a Poem!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 5:30 pm

Children, teens and parents are invited to illustrate a favorite poem! Poems will be read to spark ideas for paintings and we'd love to know your favorite poet! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Children, teens and parents are invited to illustrate a favorite poem! Poems will be read to spark ideas for paintings and we'd love to know your favorite poet! All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

04/10

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 6:00 pm

View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

04/10

Button & Bead Pet Art

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 11, 2:00 pm

Create a design of your favorite pet using beads and buttons. Please specify your pet when you register for the craft class. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a design of your favorite pet using beads and buttons. Please specify your pet when you register for the craft class. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/11

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 12, 2:30 pm

Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

04/12

NASA: Past, Present & Future

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 12, 3:00 pm

Bill Heidtman, a NASA Electrical Engineer, navigates you through NASA’s world and the transformation of the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-user spaceport. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bill Heidtman, a NASA Electrical Engineer, navigates you through NASA’s world and the transformation of the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-user spaceport. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

04/12

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 11:00 am

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

04/13

Anime

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 2:00 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 & up. (2 hr.) 

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 & up. (2 hr.) 

04/13

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 2:00 pm

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

04/13
04/27

Fun With Coding

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 2:30 pm

Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fifteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fifteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

04/13

Scrabble Tournament!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 2:30 pm

Tweens and teens are invited to flex their spelling muscles at a fun Scrabble Tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the top three contenders. Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

About this Series

Tweens and teens are invited to flex their spelling muscles at a fun Scrabble Tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the top three contenders. Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 924-5928 to preregister.

04/13

Young Writers Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 3:00 pm

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Join author Deborah Burggraaf for this hands-on workshop as she shares her stories and the process of writing a book. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Join author Deborah Burggraaf for this hands-on workshop as she shares her stories and the process of writing a book. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

04/13