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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)
Create a simple resume by quickly filling out the essential sections with necessary information. Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.
Computer Learning Month: PowerPoint Photo Carousel
Make a photo carousel by learning to create custom animation and adding transitions in PowerPoint 2016. Presented by the Main Library.
Learn how to make origami pumpkins. Attach to string to make a garland or decorate by themselves. Materials needed: origami paper, glue, and string (optional). Presented by the Wellington Branch.
Monster Mayhem Stories & Stomp!
Dress up in your costume, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie! Listen to silly stories and funny songs about monsters. Ages 2-5. Presented by the Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Introduction to iMovie
Learn the basics of iMovie for Mac computers. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Cozy Mystery & Craft
Celebrate spooky season with a discussion of “Killer Chardonnay" by Kate Lansing. Let’s chat and craft a pumpkin out of a glass jar. Pick up copies of the book and materials for the craft at the Research Desk. Glass bottles or jars not included. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Tertulia Literaria: El Taller de Muñecas, de Elizabeth Macneal
Los libros están disponibles en el escritorio de Información o a través del catalogo bibliotecario Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.
(Book Discussion, in Spanish)
Crafts for Kids
Pick up a kit from the Children's area -or- print the attached PDF file from home and gather with us virtually to assemble some fantastic fall crafts! Ages 5-10. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Chess with Mr. G!
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills! Mr. G, your instructor, will teach you everything you need to learn regarding this world renowned game! To register for this activity you must make a free account with chess.com. Ready, Set, Checkmate! Ages 6-12. Presented by the Main Library.
Book Talk: “American Nations” by Colin Woodard
Join us for a 3 part book talk about America being founded by different cultures, discuss cultures not mentioned in the book and how different cultures impact South Florida. Presented by the Talking Books.
National Cat Day Story Time!
What is a cat’s favorite cereal? Mice crispies! Join us for a purrfect story time celebrating our feline friends. Take home craft available at children's desk. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Ghost Towns of Western Palm Beach County
You've seen the names on a map, or maybe on signs along the highway--names like Chosen, Okeelanta, Bryant, Bean City. What were these so-called ghost towns, how long were they around, and why did they disappear? Some of the answers may be easier to find than you think. Virtually join Dr. Josh Goodman of the State Archives of Florida for a closer look at some of these western Palm Beach County settlements of bygone days, as well as some hints for doing your own research into the history of ghost towns in Florida or elsewhere. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Connect with local authors Linda Rosen, Patricia Williams and Bunny Shulman for an online panel discussion featuring live readings and their experiences and inspiration with the writing process. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Fall Take & Make Crafts: CD Art
Celebrate the fall season with festive crafts and art using CDs. Visit the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library to pick up your craft kits starting the week of Monday, October 5th. Craft kits will include blank discs, sticks, construction paper and more. Participants will be responsible for providing their own acrylic paint (any color or colors of your choice) and paintbrushes. Ages 8-12. Presented by the Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Virtual English Exchange
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. Anyone can do it! Presented by the Main Library.
Let's Talk Teen Book Discussion: Not for the Faint of Heart...
Let’s delve into the strange and spooky by reading a graphic novel version of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart". Limited number of copies will be available for pick-up at RPB's Children's Desk. Earn one hour of community service for participating. Ages 13-17. Presented by the Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Game Night: U.S. Presidents Trivia
Presidential Election is just days away, learn some interesting facts about the forty-five men who serve in the office, and win a prize or two! Ages 8 & up. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Book Discussion: “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead
Join us for a discussion of the Literacy Coalition’s Read Together Palm Beach County 2020 book selection, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Book available in print, e-book, and audio formats. Presented by the Wellington Branch.