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) April Digital Technology Class Calendar (PDF)
Earth Day in Action: Plant A Butterfly Garden
Discover native plants and butterflies and how they are interdependent. Learn how your garden can help South Florida's ecosystem. See close ups of caterpillars, butterflies and see if you can match the caterpillar, cocoon and butterfly! Ages 6-12. Presented by Acreage 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.
Tertulia Literaria: Mañana tendremos otros nombres, de Patricio Pron
Tome el libro prestado en la biblioteca de West Boca, o reserve una copia y recójala en una sucursal cerca de usted. Presented by West Boca Branch.
Countdown to Kindergarten
Join Ms. Amberdenise for a special weekly storytime to help us get ready for Kindergarten. Ages 3-5. Presented by Main Library.
Preschool Story Time: Clouds & Rainbows
What's at the end of a rainbow'? Treasure or perhaps something even better?! Find out with our rhymes, stories and songs. Ages 3-5. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
Scan and Organize Your Photo Collection
Learn how to scan photos, get tips for organizing digital photos, and find out about scanning and organizing tools available for free at the Palm Beach County Library. Presented by Main Library.
Earth Day: Let's Learn About The Everglades
Let's celebrate the Earth by learning about the Everglades! We will also be making a simple diagram featuring animals you can find in the Everglades. You can be as creative as you want! Supplies available for pick up at the Pahokee Branch. Ages 6-11. Presented by Loula V. York Branch.
Role Models with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Satoshi Tajiri
Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month with stories of role models living vibrant, successful lives. Satoshi Tajiri is a Japanese video game designer and the creator of the Pokémon video game. Also learn how to make a cubecraft Pikachu! Pick yours up at the Acreage Branch or print one out. Ages 8-12. Presented by Acreage 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 Main Library.
Microsoft Word 2016 - Home Ribbon
In this class, we take an in-depth look at the many features of the Microsoft Home Ribbon, how they work and how to use them. Presented by Gardens Branch.
Cuentos, Cuentos, Cuentos Bilingual Story Time
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes in both Spanish and English with Miss Vanessa. Ages 2-6. Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Cuentos, Cuentos, Cuentos Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-6.
Are pictures worth a thousand words? In picture books illustrations play an important role as it brings the story to life. Airlie Anderson, an award winning artist and illustrator, uses bright colors in her illustrations to enhance the enjoyment of her stories. Join Ms. Tracy in this interactive class as we bring to life the book, “Cats’ Colors”. Please have the cat traced and cut out on a white piece of construction paper before the activity. Supplies needed: Paper, Pencil, Markers/crayons. Ages 5 & up. Presented by Okeechobee Boulevard Branch.
Yoga for All
Begin or continue your yoga journey with Jade Wonzo in an inclusive (online) space that recognizes the beauty in all shapes, sizes, colors, identities, and abilities. To get the most out of each session, you’ll need a yoga mat (or towel), water to hydrate, and a quiet space to move around. Presented by Main Library.
Crafts for Kids
Gather with us virtually to assemble some awesome April crafts! Pick up a kit from the children's desk at the West Boynton Branch -or- print the attached PDF file from home. Ages 5-10. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
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.
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.
Writers LIVE! Presents: Zara Raheem
Zara Raheem discusses her critically acclaimed debut novel, “The Marriage Clock.” Presented by Community Engagement.
Baking the Best Cookies Ever: S’mores Cookies!
Our search for the Best Cookies Ever continues with a recipe for S’mores Cookies! Gooey, chocolatey, and delectable, these cookies are sure to bring back memories of sitting around a campfire under a starry night. Easy, step-by-step instructions—as always, beginner bakers welcome! Recipe will be provided via email after registration. If you have any questions, please feel free to email email@example.com or call 561-996-3453. All ages. Presented by Belle Glade Branch.
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.