Activity Information
Dec 2021

Remote Escape Room: Evil Santa Claus Must Be Stopped

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Ho, ho, ho? No, no, no! Santa Claus has turned evil, and it’s up to you to stop the big man before he turns a Merry Christmas into a Scary Christmas. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) 
12/15
Ho, ho, ho? No, no, no! Santa Claus has turned evil, and it’s up to you to stop the big man before he turns a Merry Christmas into a Scary Christmas. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Are You Board? Game On-line!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bored? Good! Get Board with us in an online version of our tabletop game night! Join us on Discord to talk games and create an account at www.boardgamearena.com Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
12/01Letter Tycoon.

12/15Cacao.

12/29Forbidden Island.
Bored? Good! Get Board with us in an online version of our tabletop game night! Join us on Discord to talk games and create an account at www.boardgamearena.com Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2021

Teen Book Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
This month we’ll focus on delicious reads (food or otherwise). Choose your own book and come chat it up. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) 
12/15
This month we’ll focus on delicious reads (food or otherwise). Choose your own book and come chat it up. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Tertulia Literaria: Hablando de los libros

(Talking about books, in Spanish)

Greenacres Branch
Miércoles, 15 de diciembre,
Ven y conversa sobre libros leídos este año y comparte sugerencias para el 2022. (60 min.) 
12/15
Ven y conversa sobre libros leídos este año y comparte sugerencias para el 2022. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Florida Snow Globes

Glades Road Branch
December in Florida is the perfect time for sunshine, surfboards, and sandals! Pick up your supplies at the Glades Road Branch children's desk. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (30 min.) 
12/15
December in Florida is the perfect time for sunshine, surfboards, and sandals! Pick up your supplies at the Glades Road Branch children's desk. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (30 min.) 
Dec 2021

Opioid Abuse Prevention for Parents

Main Library
Learn to help your child learn about the dangers of opioid use and misuse. Learn the difference between confrontation and conversation. (60 min.) 
12/15
Learn to help your child learn about the dangers of opioid use and misuse. Learn the difference between confrontation and conversation. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Holly Jolly Crafternoon

West Boynton Branch
'Tis the season to create thematic papercrafts. Pick up a kit from the West Boynton Branch children's desk. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) 
12/15
'Tis the season to create thematic papercrafts. Pick up a kit from the West Boynton Branch children's desk. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Wonder World

Gardens Branch
Wonder can be anywhere! Keep your eyes and mind open to the possibilities. Craft materials available at the Gardens Branch children’s desk one week before activities. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) 
12/15
Wonder can be anywhere! Keep your eyes and mind open to the possibilities. Craft materials available at the Gardens Branch children’s desk one week before activities. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) 
Dec 2021

Book Discussion: "The Starless Sea," by Erin Morgenstern  

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Pick up a copy at your local branch or as an e-book or e-audiobook on cloudLibrary. Ages 12 & up. (1 hr.) 
12/15
Pick up a copy at your local branch or as an e-book or e-audiobook on cloudLibrary. Ages 12 & up. (1 hr.) 
Dec 2021

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) 
12/15
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Winter Weaving

Wellington Branch
Welcome the winter season with a weaving craft. Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
12/15
Welcome the winter season with a weaving craft. Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

English Exchange

Community Engagement
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
12/01

12/08

12/15
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

Photo Retouching Tips & Tricks for Mobile Phones

Wellington Branch
Explore free photo editing apps for your mobile phone. Learn easy and quick ways to remove unwanted objects or backgrounds from your photos. (45 min.) 
12/15
Explore free photo editing apps for your mobile phone. Learn easy and quick ways to remove unwanted objects or backgrounds from your photos. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Preschool Story Time Special: Jingle Bell Rock

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready to rock around the tree as we dance, sing favorite songs and share holiday stories to celebrate the most magical time of the year. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) 
12/15
Get ready to rock around the tree as we dance, sing favorite songs and share holiday stories to celebrate the most magical time of the year. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) 
Dec 2021

Any Book Book Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It’s a book club for busy people! Discuss whichever book you last loved, and hear suggestions for what to try next. No required reading. (60 min.) 
12/14
It’s a book club for busy people! Discuss whichever book you last loved, and hear suggestions for what to try next. No required reading. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Dungeons & Dragons

West Boynton Branch
Roll for initiative! Share tips and discuss all things D&D including new sourcebooks, podcasts and thoughts on virtual campaigns presented by the Library. (90 min.) 
12/14
Roll for initiative! Share tips and discuss all things D&D including new sourcebooks, podcasts and thoughts on virtual campaigns presented by the Library. (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

Tips to Get Ready for the SAT!

Acreage Branch
Learn about free study resources and test strategies available to help you prepare for and ace the PSAT and SAT! Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) 
12/14
Learn about free study resources and test strategies available to help you prepare for and ace the PSAT and SAT! Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

English Exchange

Community Engagement
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
12/07

12/14
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

DIY 3D Snowflakes

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create your own winter wonderland! Make a 3D snowflake decoration to usher in the season. Pick up a craft kit at the Royal Palm Beach Branch children's desk. Ages 7 & up. Limit 15. (45 min.) 
12/14
Create your own winter wonderland! Make a 3D snowflake decoration to usher in the season. Pick up a craft kit at the Royal Palm Beach Branch children's desk. Ages 7 & up. Limit 15. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Seasonal Bird Census

Jupiter Branch
Ever wonder what it's like to be a wildlife biologist? Learn how to take part in this month-long citizen science project and contribute real data to science. Ages 7-17. (45 min.) 
12/14
Ever wonder what it's like to be a wildlife biologist? Learn how to take part in this month-long citizen science project and contribute real data to science. Ages 7-17. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Perfect Poinsettias

Gardens Branch
Learn why the poinsettia is also called the Christmas flower and make one of your own. Craft materials available at the Gardens Branch children’s desk one week before activity. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) 
12/14
Learn why the poinsettia is also called the Christmas flower and make one of your own. Craft materials available at the Gardens Branch children’s desk one week before activity. Ages 5 & up. (30 min.) 
Dec 2021

Legal Research Using NexisUni

Main Library
NexisUni provides access to a wide variety of legal resources including case law, statutes and more. Learn how to navigate this powerful legal tool. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
NexisUni provides access to a wide variety of legal resources including case law, statutes and more. Learn how to navigate this powerful legal tool. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2021

Art for Adults: Colored Pencils

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join us to discuss and explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums to improve your skills. Call 561-790-6030 to reserve a kit.  Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
12/14Colored Pencils for Beginners.

12/28Colored Pencil Critique.
Join us to discuss and explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums to improve your skills. Call 561-790-6030 to reserve a kit.  Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

Resume 101

Acreage Branch
No resume? No problem! This basic resume class will help you create one. Word processing experience is required. (60 min.) 
12/14
No resume? No problem! This basic resume class will help you create one. Word processing experience is required. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Origami for Adults and Teens: Snowflakes

West Boynton Branch
Ready for winter? Shape decorative snowflakes. Pick up a kit at the West Boynton Branch starting November 16 or use your own origami paper. (60 min.) 
12/14
Ready for winter? Shape decorative snowflakes. Pick up a kit at the West Boynton Branch starting November 16 or use your own origami paper. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2021

Jingle Bell Babies

West Boynton Branch
Ring in the season with stories, songs and bells for musical rhythm activities. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) 
12/14
Ring in the season with stories, songs and bells for musical rhythm activities. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Dec 2021

Microsoft Word Basics

Main Library
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word 2016 to create and edit documents. (45 min.) 
12/14
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word 2016 to create and edit documents. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Jinglecise Story Time

West Boca Branch
Wiggle, hop and jingle all the way while improving motor skills and coordination. Download craft below or call the West Boca Branch at 561-470-1600 for materials. Ages 2-6. (40 min.) 
12/14
Wiggle, hop and jingle all the way while improving motor skills and coordination. Download craft below or call the West Boca Branch at 561-470-1600 for materials. Ages 2-6. (40 min.) 
Dec 2021

Gingerbread House

Wellington Branch
Let's build a house your Gingerbread man will love - no food required! Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) 
12/14
Let's build a house your Gingerbread man will love - no food required! Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

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. (60 min.) 
12/14
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Holiday Craft

Belle Glade Branch
Make a fun holiday craft! Stop by the Belle Glade Branch to grab a craft kit with the supplies needed to follow along with the virtual activity. Ages 5-11. (45 min.) 
12/13
Make a fun holiday craft! Stop by the Belle Glade Branch to grab a craft kit with the supplies needed to follow along with the virtual activity. Ages 5-11. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Email Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn how to use free, web-based, email programs, such as Gmail. Contact your branch for class specifics. Some computer experience is necessary. (45 min.) 
12/13
Learn how to use free, web-based, email programs, such as Gmail. Contact your branch for class specifics. Some computer experience is necessary. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Python Basics

Main Library
Learn to code with Python, the popular programming language. (45 min.) 
12/13
Learn to code with Python, the popular programming language. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) 
12/13
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Bilingual Bingo

Wellington Branch
Learn some Spanish vocabulary while playing a fun game with us. Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) 
12/12
Learn some Spanish vocabulary while playing a fun game with us. Materials available one week prior to activity at the Wellington Branch children's desk. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Teen Anime Hangout

Main Library
Come join us as we watch the first episodes of new animes!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) 
12/12
Come join us as we watch the first episodes of new animes!  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Saturday Mukbang! — Cookies, Cocoa & Coziness

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Saturday afternoon? Saturday mukbang! On the menu: a recipe for warm holiday cookies and hot cocoa; the best gifts ever; staying cozy when it’s dark and cold. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/11
Saturday afternoon? Saturday mukbang! On the menu: a recipe for warm holiday cookies and hot cocoa; the best gifts ever; staying cozy when it’s dark and cold. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Don We Now Our GAY Apparel

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's a holiday social! Chat and enjoy seasonal music as we decorate ugly sweaters together. Superlatives awarded. Call 561-894-7500 for a trimmings kit (BYO sweater). Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
12/11
It's a holiday social! Chat and enjoy seasonal music as we decorate ugly sweaters together. Superlatives awarded. Call 561-894-7500 for a trimmings kit (BYO sweater). Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2021

ASL Pictionary

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Have some fun and play ASL Pictionary with us! All are welcome but this is geared towards adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
12/11
Have some fun and play ASL Pictionary with us! All are welcome but this is geared towards adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Getting Started with HeritageQuest

Main Library
Learn to access and navigate millions of genealogy records using HeritageQuest. Presented by the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County.  (90 min.) 
12/11
Learn to access and navigate millions of genealogy records using HeritageQuest. Presented by the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County.  (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour

Tequesta Branch
Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour offers opportunities for people with special needs to use the library and its services in a safe and welcoming environment. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/11
Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour offers opportunities for people with special needs to use the library and its services in a safe and welcoming environment. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Her Voice: Best Practices for Editing Your Work

Community Engagement
Focusing on professional techniques to shape your writing for an audience, this class aims to sharpen your writing and making it more compelling to readers.  (2 hr.) 
12/11
Focusing on professional techniques to shape your writing for an audience, this class aims to sharpen your writing and making it more compelling to readers.  (2 hr.) 
Dec 2021

Udemy

Gardens Branch
Learn how to use Udemy, an online learning service that uses self-paced video courses with exercises and downloadable resources. (90 min.) 
12/11
Learn how to use Udemy, an online learning service that uses self-paced video courses with exercises and downloadable resources. (90 min.) 
Dec 2021

Teen Paper Crafting

Greenacres Branch
Make a pop-up accordion holiday card and learn how to make little gift boxes out of greeting cards. Supplies from the Greenacres Branch are limited. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) 
12/10
Make a pop-up accordion holiday card and learn how to make little gift boxes out of greeting cards. Supplies from the Greenacres Branch are limited. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Introduction to Twine Story Writing

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Twine is a free open-source tool for writing interactive, nonlinear web based stories, AKA "Choose your own adventures." Join us to learn how to make your own! (60 min.) 
12/10
Twine is a free open-source tool for writing interactive, nonlinear web based stories, AKA "Choose your own adventures." Join us to learn how to make your own! (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Let it Snow with some Hot Cocoa

Loula V. York Branch
Join us in learning how to make your very own snow AT HOME! Feel free to join with a cup of hot cocoa to keep you warm. All ages. (45 min.) 
12/10
Join us in learning how to make your very own snow AT HOME! Feel free to join with a cup of hot cocoa to keep you warm. All ages. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Destruction of Rosewood

Community Engagement
Dr. Vincent Adejumo presents a critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community, destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack. (60 min.) 
12/10
Dr. Vincent Adejumo presents a critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community, destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack. (60 min.) 
Dec 2021

Create a Website With Google Sites

Main Library
Learn how to create, build and publish a professional looking website with Google Sites. (45 min.) 
12/10
Learn how to create, build and publish a professional looking website with Google Sites. (45 min.) 
Dec 2021

Story Time w/ Ms. T

Gardens Branch
Join Ms. T for fun stories and songs. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Join Ms. T for fun stories and songs. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 

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