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Activity Information
Aug 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
08/01

08/15

08/29

09/12

09/26

10/10
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
Aug 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/31
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Sand Art Fun

Lantana Road Branch
Explore your creative side. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/31
Explore your creative side. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/17

08/31
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
08/13 (90 min.) 

08/27 (90 min.) 

08/31 (2 hr.) 
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Aug 2019

Family Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/31
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/17

08/31
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Preregister. 
08/31
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Little Chefs: Zucchini Edition

Main Library
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food!  Ages 3-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/31
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food!  Ages 3-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Main Library
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/29

08/31
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"The National Parks: America's Best Idea. A Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS.  Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
08/16"Episode Three: The Empire of Grandeur." (114 min.) 

08/30"Episode Four: Going Home." (117 min.) 
"The National Parks: America's Best Idea. A Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS.  Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Aug 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
08/16"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 

08/23"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 

08/30"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Aug 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 

08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 

08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 

08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Coloring for Calmness

Jupiter Branch
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with artists' colored pencils and unique coloring images. Learn how to download free coloring pages from online resources. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with artists' colored pencils and unique coloring images. Learn how to download free coloring pages from online resources. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi

Main Library
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tea & Talk: Book Discussion Conducted in Mandarin Chinese

West Boynton Branch
Participate in a book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/29
Participate in a book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising"

Lantana Road Branch
"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
08/29
"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Book Chat: "Educated: A Memoir," by Tara Westover 

Acreage Branch
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Play Dough Play Date

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Knead, roll and mold using our supply of Play-Doh and play dough tools. (Play-Doh contains wheat products.) Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Knead, roll and mold using our supply of Play-Doh and play dough tools. (Play-Doh contains wheat products.) Ages 4-7. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/08

08/29
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills to learn about gravity using pom poms. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
08/29
Use your science, design and engineering skills to learn about gravity using pom poms. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913"

Tequesta Branch
"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
08/29
"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "Crossing to Safety," by Wallace Stegner 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29

08/28
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of musical favorites.  
08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 

08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.) 

08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 

08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 
A selection of musical favorites.  
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah 

Greenacres Branch
Join in a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Join in a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch





Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/13

08/15

08/20

08/22

08/27

08/29
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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/13

08/15

08/20

08/22

08/27

08/29
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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/01

08/08

08/08

08/15

08/15

08/22

08/22

08/29

08/29
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Intro to Blogging (Lecture)

Main Library
Come to this informative lecture and find out about: blog branding, popular platforms, web hosting, content creation and more. Plan for your blog success! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Come to this informative lecture and find out about: blog branding, popular platforms, web hosting, content creation and more. Plan for your blog success! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 15 de agosto, 
10:00 am

Jueves, 29 de agosto, 
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.) 
08/15

08/29
¿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.) 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/28
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

French Conversation Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
08/28
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Stop-Motion Animation

Gardens Branch
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Career Transitions

Main Library
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. 
08/12 (2 hr.) Preregister. 

08/28Ages  5-12. (60 min.) 
Basic game knowledge is required. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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