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Activity Information
Jan 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
01/16

02/06

02/20

03/06

03/20

04/03
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
Mar 2019

Science Trivia

Jupiter Branch
Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of 3-5 friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/31
Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of 3-5 friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Teen Anime Club

Main Library
If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
03/31
If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 
03/09 (2 hr.) 

03/28 (90 min.) 

03/31 (2 hr.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. 
Mar 2019

Imagine Your Journal

Wellington Branch
Explore the written word together through journaling prompts while making crafty pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
03/31
Explore the written word together through journaling prompts while making crafty pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Mar 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/30
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Teen Tech Month: Smartphone Holograms & Illusions

Greenacres Branch
Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/30
Amaze your friends by making your own hologram projector for your smartphone. Create your own classic projected illusion!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/23

03/30
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, stories and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
03/02Life Is a Beach!

03/16Special early literacy collaborative Story Time with BRIDGES at Pahokee.

03/23Spring Break Fun!

03/30Sea Creatures!
Music, stories and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 30 de marzo, 
10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
03/30
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie y Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/30
Mar 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/09

03/16

03/23

03/30
Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
03/06

03/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Naturalization Information Session

Sesión informativa de ciudadanía

Main Library
Sábado, 30 de marzo, 
10:00 am

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen. Florida New Americans representatives will answer questions and help with the application process. (3 hr.)  Preregister.  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
03/30
Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen. Florida New Americans representatives will answer questions and help with the application process. (3 hr.)  Preregister.  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
Aprenda sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso que debe seguir para obtener la ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos de América. Representantes de la iniciativa, Florida New Americans, estarán disponibles para contestar sus preguntas y ayudarle con el proceso inicial de llenar la solicitud. (3 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
03/30
Mar 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/09

03/16

03/23

03/30
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Seven Decades of Service: The US Coast Guard in Jupiter & Hobe Sound

Jupiter Branch
Loxahatchee River Historical Society (LRHS) historian Josh Liller discusses local Coast Guard activity from the World Wars through today, including the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and LORAN stations. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/29
Loxahatchee River Historical Society (LRHS) historian Josh Liller discusses local Coast Guard activity from the World Wars through today, including the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and LORAN stations. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
03/01"Monster Trucks." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.)  PG 

03/08"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.)  PG 

03/15"Smallfoot." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.)  PG 

03/29"Pete's Dragon." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Mar 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/01

03/29
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Snakes: Friends or Foe?

Tequesta Branch
A presentation on the role of snakes in the environment and identification of venomous species and non-venomous found in South Florida. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/29
A presentation on the role of snakes in the environment and identification of venomous species and non-venomous found in South Florida. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Women's History Movies

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Snacks provided. Limit 10. Preregister. 
03/15"Elizabeth: The Golden Age." ©Universal Pictures. (114 min.)  PG-13 

03/29"Little Women." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (115 min.)  PG 
Snacks provided. Limit 10. Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
03/01

03/04

03/08

03/11

03/15

03/18

03/22

03/25

03/29
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Mar 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
03/01

03/05

03/08

03/12

03/15

03/19

03/22

03/26

03/29
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
Mar 2019

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
03/01

03/07

03/08

03/14

03/15

03/21

03/22

03/28

03/29
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Mar 2019

Library Scavenger Hunt

West Boynton Branch
How well do you know your library? Come in at your convenience and discover the answers to 25 clues to solve the puzzle. All ages are welcome! 
03/29
How well do you know your library? Come in at your convenience and discover the answers to 25 clues to solve the puzzle. All ages are welcome! 
Mar 2019

Tea & Talk: Book Discussion Conducted in Mandarin Chinese

West Boynton Branch
Participate in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Participate in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
03/28
Topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Mar 2019

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/07

03/14

03/21

03/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Young Adult Craft Smash

Lantana Road Branch
Bash out two crafts in one night. Learn how to make paper beads and upgrade those dollar store glass pebbles with some nail polish. Ages 18-30.  Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
03/28
Bash out two crafts in one night. Learn how to make paper beads and upgrade those dollar store glass pebbles with some nail polish. Ages 18-30.  Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Stuffed Pet Parade

Glades Road Branch
Bring your stuffed animal to show off. Stories and activities too. Each pet will receive a prize ribbon. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Bring your stuffed animal to show off. Stories and activities too. Each pet will receive a prize ribbon. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/14

03/28
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/11Ages  4-6.

03/28Grades  1-2.
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

From Book to Movie: "The War With Grandpa," by Robert Kimmel Smith 

Belle Glade Branch
Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Geography Club: Maine

Main Library
Our epic road trip across the U.S. continues today with a stop in Maine. Learn some cool facts about the Pine Tree state! Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Our epic road trip across the U.S. continues today with a stop in Maine. Learn some cool facts about the Pine Tree state! Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Good Thoughts Canvas

Wellington Branch
Make a canvas that folds and decorate it with good thoughts. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
03/28
Make a canvas that folds and decorate it with good thoughts. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Mar 2019

Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program

Greenacres Branch
This seminar focuses on the Small Business Association's WOSB program including requirements and an overview relating to government contracting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
This seminar focuses on the Small Business Association's WOSB program including requirements and an overview relating to government contracting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/07

03/14

03/21

03/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
03/07"The Apartment." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.)  Not rated. 

03/14"West Side Story." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (151 min.)  Not rated. 

03/21"The Manchurian Candidate." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (126 min.)  PG-13 

03/28"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.)  PG 
Mar 2019

History of Boynton Beach

West Boynton Branch
Janet DeVries-Naughton, local historian and author, shares her collections and recollections of Boynton Beach. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Janet DeVries-Naughton, local historian and author, shares her collections and recollections of Boynton Beach. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Book Discussion: "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Beading Project: Dragonfly

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Start this spring season by making what has long been thought of as a symbol of happiness, speed and purity. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Start this spring season by making what has long been thought of as a symbol of happiness, speed and purity. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 
03/28
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 
Mar 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/07

03/14

03/21

03/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/05

03/05

03/07

03/07

03/12

03/12

03/14

03/14

03/19

03/19

03/21

03/21

03/28

03/28
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
03/05

03/05

03/06

03/06

03/07

03/07

03/12

03/12

03/13

03/13

03/14

03/14

03/19

03/19

03/20

03/20

03/21

03/21

03/26

03/26

03/27

03/27

03/28

03/28
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Mar 2019

Introduction to OCLC FirstSearch Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Preregister. 
03/28
Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2019

Asistencia Individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 14 de marzo, 
10:00 am

Jueves, 28 de marzo, 
10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
03/14

03/28
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 

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