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Teen Advisory Board (TAB) - Volunteer Service Hours!
Join Ms. Kandace to chat about library activities and demo some of our Pop-Up Media Lab skillz. Did we mention you will receive volunteer service hours? Ages 12-18. Presented by Acreage Branch. To register as a volunteer, click here.
How Do You Do, Haiku?
Celebrate National Poetry Month with this special program for Haiku Day! Originating in Japan, haiku are non-rhyming poems that follow a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Join us as we read a handful of haiku and then make our own with random prompts! Ages 10-14. Presented by Acreage Branch.
Let's Talk! Teen Book Discussion: “Deep Water” by Watt Key
Sunshine State book “Deep Water” is a tale of survival in the Gulf of Mexico off the Alabama coast after a scuba diving trip goes horribly wrong. Read the book and participate in the discussion to earn two hours of Community Service credit. Copies of the book are available at various branches as well as a downloadable e-book on cloudLibrary. Ages 12-17. Presented by West Boca Branch. To register as a volunteer, click here.
LearningExpress Library™ for Teens!
Discover online tutorials, practice tests and e-books. Prepare for AP®, ACT®, SAT®,PSAT/NMSQT®, GED®, TOEFL® tests and more. Presented by Main Library.
Guess Who? Disney™ Edition!
Are you Aladdin, Merida, or even Pumba? Join our 20 question style game and show off your Disney™ prowess. Ages 8 & up. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
Riverbend Park Virtually: Aquatic Pond Life
Join a Naturalist from Riverbend Park to learn all about aquatic pond life! Ages 5 & up. Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Upcycle DIY: Tote Bag!
Give that outgrown shirt a second life and turn it into a tote bag! Ages 8-17. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
Be an Armchair Citizen Scientist
Advance the frontiers of science from the comfort of home. Find out about projects in which you can help professional scientists process data for real scientific research. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and free time. Presented by the Jupiter Branch Library. Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Earth Day Every Day Crafts
Every day should be Earth day! Gather your recyclables, scissors, tape and craft supplies to join in making new things with every day materials. Learn about making a difference in our world in simple, every day ways. Ages 5-17. Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Money Management & Financial Literacy for Teens & Young Adults
The TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers at Palm Beach State College will be providing a virtual workshop to discuss how to manage your money, saving versus spending and how you can secure funds for your college education. Ages 16-22. Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Hostile Architecture: The Dark Side of Design
It goes by different names: hostile architecture, unpleasant design, defensive architecture. No matter what it’s called, it’s the set of design decisions in public spaces—unnoticed by most people—that often makes the lives of those experiencing homelessness more difficult. Join us for a discussion about hostile architecture, how it’s hidden in plain sight, and the ethics of using it. Presented by Belle Glade Branch.
Virtual Teen Book Discussion: Poetry Month
Every month has a theme and April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, we want to talk about poetry that inspires you! Did you know there are novels written in verse? It's true! We made a list to help. Make sure to fill out the Book Discussion Volunteer application at www.pbclibrary.org/virtual-book-discussion-form to receive your hour of service after the program. Ages 12-17. Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Presented by Main Library.
Book Discussion - Volunteer Service Hours!
Ready to show off your books? Choose your own book and join Ms. Kandace to chat it up. Show off your book trailers, podcasts, zines, you name it! Did we mention you receive volunteer service hours? Ages 12-18. Presented by Acreage Branch. To register as a volunteer, click here.
Book Discussion - Teen Volunteer Hours!
“The Deep and Dark Blue” by Niki Smith is a breathtaking graphic novel that you won’t be able to put down. After a terrible political coup usurps their noble house, Hawke and Grayson flee to stay alive and assume new identities as Hanna and Grayce. Desperation and chance lead them to the Communion of Blue, an order of magical women who spin the threads of reality to their will. As the twins learn more about the Communion, and themselves, they begin to hatch a plan to avenge their family and retake their royal home. Ages 12-17. Presented by Main Library.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Take time for a mental health break and check in with the library! Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Grades 6-12. Presented by West Boynton Branch. To register as a volunteer, click here.
FULL - DIY Pillow
Learn to make your own DIY pillow. Choose from two different patterns. Basic sewing machine skills are required. Take home sewing kits available to pick up at the Acreage Branch on or after 4/15. Ages 16 & up. Presented by Acreage Branch.
Palm Beach Opera Story Time Series: The Magic Flute
Become a part of the opera story! Join a Palm Beach Opera teaching artist for a sing-along storytelling adventure through Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” Ages 5 & up. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
Teen Poetry Reading & Blackout Poetry
Warm up your vocal chords and grab your favorite poem to share - it can be one of your own or a famous poet's work! Any time remaining after the reading will be spent learning and practicing blackout poetry. Grades 6-12. Presented by West Boynton Branch.