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)
Bilingual Story Time: Ocean Life!
Join us under the sea with bilingual stories and songs. Pick up craft kits at Glades Rd. Branch Children's Desk or download PDF for instructions. Ages 2-5. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Confronting Anxiety and Depression
Dr. Molina and Dr. Florexil, postdoctoral fellows at the Palm Beach County Youth Services Department, briefly present the two most common mental health concerns: anxiety and depression. 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.
My Zoom Book Club: "Migrations" by Charlotte McConaghy
Come join us from the comfort of your own home for our lively discussion on Charlotte McConaghy's book "Migrations". Follow the links below to register and attend our Zoom event. Audio and video capabilities on your device recommended. “Migrations” is available in print, electronic and audio formats for checkout or reserve through the library Presented by the Jupiter Branch.
Let’s Celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Join us as we read about Splat the Cat and his special valentine! We will also be making valentine cards, for our little valentines! Materials Needed: One sheet of white paper (8”x11” works best), a pencil, a pair of scissors, a ruler, one sheet of card stock paper (larger than your white paper), a small cut out shape of a heart (any type paper will do), crayons/markers, stickers (optional), glitter (optional) and glue (only if using glitter) Ages 5-8. Presented by the Main Library.
I Love Coding: DIY Valentine Card
Adopt a Pet! DIY No-Sew Sock Pets
Create your very own sock pet as we talk about pets of all kinds! PDF available with adoption certificate and suggested materials . Presented by the Glades Road 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.
Baby & Toddler Story Time with Miss Deborah
Enjoy stories, bouncy rhymes, silly songs and more with Miss Deborah. Ages 0-23 mos. Presented by the Royal Palm Beach Branch.
Black Excellence in Cooking
Make no-bake snowballs, a sweet treat, using a few ingredients with a recipe from African American cookbook author Patty Pinner, and learn about Florida-born Edouardo Jordan, the first Black chef to win a James Beard award in 2017 for Best New Restaurant. Ages 8-12. Presented by the 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 the Main Library.
Venture: Financial Literacy for Kids - The Public Sector
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.
Geek with Python Pt. 1
Learn how to write code using the very popular programming language Python. You will learn how coding works, how to write code, and practice changing your code to make it do new things. This is a 4 class series that introduces coding as a way to keep an active mind or learn a new skill. Presented by the Gardens Branch.
Are you a new reader looking for a "just right" book? Join us as we highlight some newly released books and series that are perfect for beginning readers. Ages 4-6. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) - Volunteer Service Hours!
Join Ms. Kandace to chat about events, activities, and technology you'd like to see offered in the library system. Did we mention you will receive volunteer service hours? Ages 12-18. Presented by the Acreage Branch.
Come learn American Sign Language with Ms. Nelsy
Interested in learning a new language? Come and learn American Sign Language (ASL) with our Deaf staff member Ms. Nelsy. Are you a fluent signer? Come practice and socialize! Come and emerge yourself into this beautiful language and culture. Provided is the ASL Alphabet worksheet, for those who want a sneak peek! Presented by the Clarence E. Anthony Branch.
Hoopla e-Movies, e-TV Shows, Music, Comics and e-Audiobooks
Access popular movies, TV shows, music, comic books, and audiobooks for free with this easy-to-use app. Topics include accessing materials on your smart phone, tablet, and computer, as well as FAQs. No experience required. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Celebrate Black History Month: Bessie Coleman - The Bronze Aviatrix
Storyteller, and Chautauqua scholar, Ilene Evans offers a historical depiction of Bessie Coleman a pioneer of aviation Presented by the Main Library.
Celebrations Around the World: Valentines Day
How does everyone celebrate Valentines Day? Did you know that not all love happen in February? Bring your favorite Valentines treat and learn with us! Ages 7-11. Presented by the Main Library.
Make a Joyful Noise!
Lend us your ear and we'll sing songs...together! It's Music Day, so gather your household instruments and get ready to shake, rattle and roll! Ages 3-5. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.