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)
Get creative in our toddler art class. Pick up craft kit at the Children’s Desk or print PDF. Ages 1-3. Presented by the Gardens Branch.
Story Time Explorers
It's story time which means it's time to explore the world around us! This week we're learning about what it takes to be kind to one another. Ages 1-6. Presented by the Jupiter Branch.
Explore the sights and sounds of the jungle through fun stories, songs and activities. Come to the library to pick up a craft kit. Ages 3-6. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Toddler Story Time: Space!
Story time about astronauts and aliens, filled with stories and songs! Craft available to download or to pick up at the Glades Road branch Children's desk. Ages 1-2. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Book Discussion: Wildlife by Richard Ford
Join in a lively discussion of Richard Ford's short and bittersweet novel about family strife. Print, e-book and MP3 copies of the book available through the library. Watch the film adaptation of the novel and compare. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Book Discussion: "Winners Take All" by Anand Giridharadas
Copies available at Research Desk and Cloudlibrary. (60 mins). Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
Introduction to Japanese Food with Morikami Museum
Journey from the phenomenon of sushi in the United States to sushi in Japan and beyond. This informative presentation will compare both cultures and expand your horizon on Japanese food outside of just sushi and rice. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Arts and Crafts: Pointillism
Do you love art? How about animals? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you simply must join us for Arts and Crafts as we create a beautiful picture of a tiger, entirely out of colorful dots. Materials Needed: Copy of tiger print out, sheet of paper (cardstock, or drawing paper works best), markers, a pencil, and a eraser Ages 5-10. Presented by the Main Library.
Join us in making a fun craft! Stop by the Belle Glade library to pick up a craft kit with the supplies needed to follow along with the virtual activity on Zoom. Ages 3-8. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Draw & Tell
Beginners and pros alike are welcome to this show-&-tell for young artists. Get your creative wheels going, and bring a drawing to show off and discuss with the group. If you're looking for inspiration, try following this prompt: out of this world! Both fan-art and original artwork are welcome. Ages 8-14. Presented by the Acreage Branch.
Countdown to Kindergarten
Join Ms. Amberdenise for a special weekly storytime to help us get ready for Kindergarten. Ages 3-5. Presented by the Main Library.
Palm Beach Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
Become a part of the opera story online with "The Pirates of Penzance," based on Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta. Learn more about opera with a singalong storytelling experience by Palm Beach Opera. Ages 5 & up. Presented by the Loula V. York Branch.
Basic Internet Safety
Learn the basics of how to protect your home network and yourself online. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
In these workshops you'll learn how to make your very own video games and projects with code! Elementary schoolers are invited to join and learn the basics of computer science through an interactive weekly workshop. canCode teaches using Scratch, a free online platform developed by MIT to teach beginners the basics of computer programming. Learn more about canCode on our website (www.canCode.us) or follow us on Facebook/Instagram @canCodeus. Grades 2-5. Presented by the Main Library.
Venture: Financial Literacy for Kids - Bank Accounts
Venture is an organization that is focused on teaching financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills to young students throughout Palm Beach County. In this series of classes, children will learn about fiscal responsibility through engaging activities. Money management is an important life skill and it is never too early to start learning! Ages 8-12. Presented by the Main Library.
Let It Snow
Snow is in the forecast for South Florida! Join us for some cool wintery experiments, but adult supervision required. Pick-up supplies at the Children’s desk. (Supplies are limited) Please see attached list for additional required materials. Let’s make some snow!! Ages 8-12. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 11-17. Presented by the Main Library.
The Board Game Card Game Show
It’s the show for lovers of tabletop games of all kinds: new and classic, casual and complicated! In this episode, we’ll review the card game “The Mind,” discuss how nobody plays Uno by the official rules (and why that’s fine), play a few rounds of the 1990s classic “Crossfire,” and examine “Mystery Game,” the off-brand, dollar-store version of “Clue.” Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.