Watch an Activity Online
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.Zoom Instructions For Participants (PDF)
Artist Special: Henri Matisse
Rules are made to be broken, right? Well, Henri Matisse thought so as one of his art style broke the rules of art during his time. Join us in learning more about Henri Matisse and the effect of his art style called collage. We will also create some art in his style. Come by the Children's Desk to pick up a craft packet. If you are unable to swing by the supplies needed are: different colors of construction paper, scissors, and glue. Ages 5 & up.
Middle School Virtual Meet & Make
Starting middle school soon? Change can be scary, but you don't have to go it alone! Virtually meet other rising middle-schoolers while we break down our worries and make slime, oobleck, and stress balls. Kits will be available at the Acreage Branch with some supplies. Full supply list will be emailed 1 week before the event. Ages 10-12.
Crafts for Kids
Pick up a kit from the children's desk at the West Boynton Branch -or- print (and cut out) the attached PDF file from home and gather with us virtually to assemble some amazing August crafts! Ages 5-10.
Get Organized! DIY Desktop Organizer
Be ready for the first day of school with your very own wooden desktop organizer! All supplies provided, including the wooden holder, paint and paintbrush. Pick up your Desktop Organizer Craft Kit starting Monday, July 19th at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library's Children's Desk. Limited to 22 participants/craft kits. Ages 7-11.
Let’s Draw Together: Comic Cupcake
Do you know your basic shapes and love to read books? If so, join Ms. Kimmy for a fun story and drawing time. With step-by-step instructions we’ll draw something cool and then share with the group. You will need paper, pencil, a black marker and something to color with like crayons or markers. Ages 6-12.
Animal Hide & Seek
Learn how animals can become masters of disguise as we read books about camouflage. Have fun making scratch art creations; you never know what you will uncover! Pick-up craft materials at the Children’s Desk. Supplies are limited. Ages 6-10.
Just Our Luck, It's Friday the 13th!
It's Friday the 13th and that means bad luck...or does it? With the mindset and homemade lucky rocks, we can turn our luck around! Crafts available to pick up at the Glades Road branch Children's desk or list of supplies to download as a PDF. Ages 3-8.
Upcycle: Handmade Journal
Learn how to convert an old hardcover book into a unique cloth-covered journal that makes an excellent gift. Hosted by the Belle Glade Branch Library. For questions, email Luis at apontel@pbclibrary or call (561) 996-3453.
Art Workshop: Clay Trinket Dishes
You will learn how to make three different kinds of trinket dishes using air-dry clay. We can provide kits with clay, just call or stop by the West Boca Branch (while supplies last). Kits will be available starting, August 3rd. If you need a kit sent to a different branch, please call no later than a week before the activity.
Origami for Adults and Teens: Garden Party
Relax and discover the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Learn how to create origami flowers and hummingbirds. Kits can be picked up starting July 24th at the West Boynton Library or use your own origami paper.
Story Time Draw A-long!
Put on your hiking boots, bring your binoculars as we read a fun camping story and draw-along some animals we might encounter. Supplies needed: Camping Template, colors/markers, pencils. Ages 5 & up.
ACTIVITY FULL Upcycled Glass Yogurt Jars
Recycle those glass yogurt jars into something pretty and useful. Craft materials available to pick up at the Acreage Branch on or after Tue, Aug 03
Down on the Farm Crafts
Ever wanted to visit a farm? Join us for a variety of farm themed paper crafts that are "udder"ly adorable. Kits can be picked up at the West Boynton Branch’s children’s desk or sent to your nearest branch. Ages 7-12.
Crafternoon: Wood Birdhouse Planter Sticks
Welcome the song of birds to your garden by painting these delightful bird houses. Pick up your supplies starting Aug 2, 2021, at the Research Desk, Glades Road Branch. Limit 12.
Art Workshop: Clay Trinket Bowls Part 2
After learning how to make the bowls, drying and painting them, we will meet to share our experiences and discoveries using clay. For this portion of the workshop, you will not need any additional materials. You are welcome to just be an observer and/or share your work.
Fiber Arts with Friends
Do you knit, crochet, embroider, cross stitch, or do any other type of fiber art? Come chat about what you're working on and show off your projects!
Let’s Make a Flower Pop-Up Card
Join us for a fun flower pop-up card activity. Pick up your colored paper beginning Monday, August 2 at the West Boca Branch, while supplies last. Please call us at least 7 days before the activity if you need us to send the supply kit to your nearest branch. Download the handouts for a list of other materials.
Family Pajama Story Time Night
Listen to silly stories, dance to fun songs and make a special craft with Miss Deborah! Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s and bring your stuffed animals! Pick up your Pajama Story Time Craft Kit at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library's Children's Desk starting Monday, August 9th. While supplies last. All ages.
Flourish & Blotts Field Trip: You're invited!
Welcome back to Hogwarts young wizards! We hope you solemnly swear that you were up to no good this past summer and are ready to get back to your studies. We will be taking a virtual field trip to Flourish and Blotts Bookseller, and you are invited to fly along! Listen to a page or two from the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling and then join us in creating your own school book to start the year off on the right broom. Book kits will be available at the Greenacres Children’s Desk, but there is a limited supply. Ages 7-12.
Beady Buddy Keychains!
School is back in session, and that means you can deck out your back-pack to be uniquely you! Follow along as we use pony beads and cord to make cool keychains. Craft kits available for pickup at the Acreage Branch. Ages 8-12.