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)
Introduction to Freegal
Learn more about this library service that lets you download music for free using your library card. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Bilingual Story Time
Stories and stories from around the world! Craft available for download. Ages 2-5. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Hurray for Hedgehogs!
What is super cute and prickly all over? A hedgehog, of course! Join us for some silly stories, songs and games all about this special little critter. Pick-up supplies at the library to make a hedgehog of your own! Ages 3-6. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Book Discussion: The Upside (You Changed My Life) by Abdel Sellou
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join in a lively discussion about this memoir by Abdel Sellou and the American film adaptation. Copies of the book and film available through the library. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Readers' Advisory: Horror
Love scary stories? Explore the horror genre and discover a new author just in time for Halloween. Learn the different sub-genres, new and established authors and emerging trends. Share your favorites. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Latin Flavor: Shrimp Ceviche (Ecuador)
Enjoy a cooking demo and discover ingredients and spices used in Latin American food. (Bilingual/Spanish-English) Presented by the West Boca Branch.
Un toque de Sabor Latino: Ceviche de Camarón Ecuatoriano
Disfruta de una demostración culinaria, y descubre nuevos ingredientes y especias utilizados en la comida latinoamericana. (Bilingüe/ español-inglés)
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 Jupiter Branch.
Circle Time: Harvest
Gather round for circle time with Ms. Arlene! Get ready to have some fun with flannels, stories, and more! Ages 3-5. Presented by the Main Library.
Hurricanes can be stressful, especially if you are not prepared. It is important to be informed to keep you and your loved ones safe. The Hurricane Preparedness workshop offers safety tips and guidelines for taking care of your household before, during, and after a storm. Presented by the Community Engagement.
Opposites Story Time
Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and a craft. Download the instructions for the craft below or contact the Children’s staff at the West Boca Branch to arrange to pick up the prepared paper materials. Ages 2-6. Presented by the West Boca Branch.
How To Open An Etsy Shop
Are you interested in creating an Etsy shop? Join Jessie as she walks you through the most important things to consider for launching a successful shop, as well as the top resources you'll need! Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.
Let’s Draw Together: Rocket
Do you know your basic shapes? If so, you can learn to draw animals and objects like a pro. With step-by step instructions we’ll draw something cool and then share with the group. You will need paper, pencil, a black marker and something to color with like crayons or markers. Ages 6-12. Presented by the West Boca Branch.
Learn to Code with canCode
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 - Careers
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.
Amazing Crafts with Ms. Ashley
Meet us on Zoom for an amazing craft with Ms. Ashley. Visit the Lantana Road Library's children's department to pick up your craft before the Zoom meeting. Ages 3 & up. Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours through TAB. Ages 12-17. Presented by the Lantana Road Branch.
¡Celebremos! Learn About Alebrijes.
Do you Brightly Colored Fantastical Creatures? Of course! Come learn about this art form and then make one yourself! You’ll need a couple sheets of paper, bright crayons or markers, scissors and glue. Ages 7-12. Presented by the 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 the West Boynton Branch.