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) July Digital Technology Class Calendar (PDF)
The Read - Queer Teen Book Discussion
Join us as we partner with Compass Community Center for our queer teen book club! Share a favorite book of yours and hear about some others. Did we mention you get volunteer service hours? Ages 12-18. Presented by Acreage Branch.
Book Discussion - Teen Volunteer Hours
Prince Sebastian is told that he must start searching for a potential bride; however, this prince has plans of his own! Sebastian secretly lives a double life; one as a prince, and the other as Lady Crystallia, one of Paris’ biggest fashion icons. Sebastian cannot take all the credit for his success as the lovely Lady Crystallia, for where would he be without his secret, indispensable friend/dressmaker Frances. Frances is the creative mastermind behind all of Lady Crystallia’s iconic dresses, and hopes to lead a successful life as a dressmaker. However, living out her dreams means revealing Sebastian’s secret. Will Frances continue to hide in the shadows while her friend takes the credit for her masterpieces, or will Frances start putting herself first, and start living her dream? Read The Prince and the Dressmaker to find out! 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.
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
Practice speaking English in a virtual atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
Fact or Cap? The Truth about Misinformation
Do you ever feel like you don't know who to believe in media? Let the library show you the steps for deciding for yourself if it's true or false. Participation is require for community service. Ages 12-18. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and make simple charts and graphs. Presented by Main Library.
If you have concerns about falling, A Matter of Balance can help reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falling. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc Presented by Main Library.
Word Processing - Basic
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word to create and edit documents. Some computer experience is necessary. (90 min). Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Movement activities, songs and stories for the littlest ones. Bring a shaker egg or rattle (or make one using an empty water bottle and rice) for our musical rhythm activities. Ages 0-12 mos. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
You and your child will have fun together listening to stories, rhymes and songs. We are celebrating National Eye Exam Month with some fun “I Spy” themed stories. Also learn about our new 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Ages 2-4. Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
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. Presented by Belle Glade Branch.
Book Discussion: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Reserve a copy of the book at the Glades Branch or your local library. Also available as an e-book or e-audiobook in cloudLibrary. Presented by Glades Road Branch.
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. Presented by West Boca Branch.
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. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
Virtual Nature Event: Aquatic Pond Life
Join us virtually as we partner with a Naturalist from Riverbend Park to learn all about aquatic pond life. Ages 5-12. Presented by Gardens Branch.
Un Poco del Español
Learn a little bit (un poco) of Spanish as we read books that incorporate Spanish words and phrases. Ages 4-8. Presented by Greenacres Branch.
Teen Book Discussion: Happiness Happens
Did you know that August is "Happiness Happens" month? Bring your favorite feelgood book to share and discuss. It could be about perseverance, or simply the funniest thing you've read in a while. If you need a book idea, check out the pdf below for some suggestions! Ages 11-17. Presented by Jupiter Branch.
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. Presented by Community Engagement.
Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Through Meditation
We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful. People are more anxious and there is a struggle to find ways to stay positive and true to our inner core. Incorporating meditation in our lives can be the change that can make a big difference in our life and in the lives of others. By tapping into the power of Meditation we can learn a powerful technique that is life changing. Please join Dave Buck to have a chance to try this simple meditation technique. Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.