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Jan 2018

Art for Adults: Oil Pastel Techniques

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn a traditional approach to working with oil pastels and explore blending techniques, application methods, and color undertones. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 02. 
01/15
Learn a traditional approach to working with oil pastels and explore blending techniques, application methods, and color undertones. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 02. 
Jan 2018

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
01/24
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Jan 2018

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (30 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2018

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 16. 
01/30
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 16. 
Jan 2018

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 09. 
01/30
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jan 09. 
Jan 2018

Cooking the Books

West Boca Branch
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Copies of the books are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
01/30
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Copies of the books are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Feb 2018

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
02/01
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
Feb 2018

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Learn about debate and how to craft a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Learn about debate and how to craft a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
02/01
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Feb 2018

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
02/01
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Feb 2018

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (35 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series - Figure Drawing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of figurative drawing. Using graphite and charcoal, we’ll learn the basics including proportion.  Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of figurative drawing. Using graphite and charcoal, we’ll learn the basics including proportion.  Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Mixed Media

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Ever feel like one artistic medium wasn’t enough to bring your vision to life? Make your watercolors pop with pastels or add texture to pencil work with paint. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Ever feel like one artistic medium wasn’t enough to bring your vision to life? Make your watercolors pop with pastels or add texture to pencil work with paint. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Families are invited for stories, songs and refreshments as we celebrate! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Families are invited for stories, songs and refreshments as we celebrate! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisons With Value Line!

Main Library
Value Line is an online resource that helps beginning, intermediate, and advanced investors make educated decisions. Create or research a portfolio.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Value Line is an online resource that helps beginning, intermediate, and advanced investors make educated decisions. Create or research a portfolio.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. This month's theme is " ." All ages. (60 min.) 
02/01
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. This month's theme is " ." All ages. (60 min.) 
Feb 2018

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
02/01
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Feb 2018

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/01
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series - Lines, Shapes & Sketching

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of sketching. If you have taken this series before, please allow new students to register. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of sketching. If you have taken this series before, please allow new students to register. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Mini Book + Art Workshop:

Mini Libro + Arte

Main Library
Jueves, 01 de febrero, 
11:00 am

Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
02/01
Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
Lea el libro lleno de arte y deja que el cuento y las ilustraciones te lleven a crear una obra de arte radiante. En colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art; posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/01
Feb 2018

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
02/01
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
Feb 2018

Family Fun Night

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Children and families are invited for fun and games, music, and arts and crafts. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Children and families are invited for fun and games, music, and arts and crafts. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

STEAM Make & Discover

Wellington Branch
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) 
02/01
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) 
Feb 2018

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

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. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
02/01
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
02/01
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Blind Date With a Book

Loula V. York Branch
Teens are invited to take a chance on a book at this fun party! You never know, it could be love! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Teens are invited to take a chance on a book at this fun party! You never know, it could be love! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
02/01
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

The S.Q.U.A.D.D.

Jupiter Branch
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. Play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. Play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Stories & Songs for You!

¡Cuentos y canciones para ti!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
John I. Leonard Community High School Club La Casa de Las Americas and the International Spanish Academy will be here to read stories and act them out. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/01
John I. Leonard Community High School Club La Casa de Las Americas and the International Spanish Academy will be here to read stories and act them out. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
John I. Leonard Community High School y el International Spanish Academy leerán cuentos y los actuaran en inglés y español. Crea una manualidad. Edades 2 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/01
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Chalk Pastel Techniques

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn a traditional approach to working with chalk pastels - blending techniques, application methods, and undertones. Pastels, paper and materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Learn a traditional approach to working with chalk pastels - blending techniques, application methods, and undertones. Pastels, paper and materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Pizza & Pages: Book Chat

Belle Glade Branch
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of " ," by . Copies are available in the teen section.  Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of " ," by . Copies are available in the teen section.  Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series - Perspective & Proportions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Using graphite and charcoal, learn the basics of perspective and how to achieve depth and dimension. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Feb 23. 
02/01
Using graphite and charcoal, learn the basics of perspective and how to achieve depth and dimension. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Feb 23. 
Feb 2018

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/01
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Pajama Story Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Snuggle up in your fuzziest pajamas and slippers as we read stories, sing songs and enjoy a cuddly craft together. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Snuggle up in your fuzziest pajamas and slippers as we read stories, sing songs and enjoy a cuddly craft together. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.) 
02/01
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2018

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Writers Reading Open Mic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer’s Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer’s Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series - Contour & Dimension

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. This course is designed for those who have never taken a drawing class. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
02/01
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. This course is designed for those who have never taken a drawing class. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 15. 
Feb 2018

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Namaste! Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing to this yoga/story time class combo. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Namaste! Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing to this yoga/story time class combo. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills with a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills with a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2018

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/01
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 

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