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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Sep 2019

Mosaic Tile Picture Frames

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Design a colorful mosaic frame to highlight a special photo. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/27
Design a colorful mosaic frame to highlight a special photo. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
09/13

09/27
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tea & Talk: Book Discussion Conducted in Mandarin Chinese

West Boynton Branch
Participate in a lively book discussion while sipping aromatic tea. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/26
Participate in a lively book discussion while sipping aromatic tea. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "The House of Broken Angels," by Luis Alberto Urrea

Acreage Branch
Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of 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.) 
09/26
Show off your knowledge of 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.) 
Sep 2019

WHINE Whole Health Herbal Connection

West Boca Branch
Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/26
Check out the connection between good food and health. Learn about the herbs and spices you can grow at home. Free herb and spice plants to take home. Limit 80. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 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. 
09/26
Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Galaxy Sand Art

Glades Road Branch
Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Create out of this world pictures with colored sand. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tech Thursday: Yo-Yos

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Take a spin as we learn about Pedro Flores, yo-yos and a little physics. Then, it's time to make a yo-yo out of cardboard. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/26
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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Discovering Guatemala

Main Library
Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/26"The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris. 
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Apples & Johnny Appleseed

Jupiter Branch
Celebrate this popular fall fruit and folk tale legend Johnny Appleseed. Become an apple expert as we learn the history of apples and the American frontier. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Celebrate this popular fall fruit and folk tale legend Johnny Appleseed. Become an apple expert as we learn the history of apples and the American frontier. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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.) Call to make an appointment.
09/05

09/05

09/05

09/12

09/12

09/12

09/19

09/19

09/26

09/26

09/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
09/19

09/26
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Sep 2019

Intuitive Eating

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individuals will better understand the reciprocal relationship of mind, body and food. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Individuals will better understand the reciprocal relationship of mind, body and food. Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adventure Awaits Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
09/05"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (143 min.)  PG-13 

09/12"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 

09/19"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 

09/26"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
Sep 2019

Medicare Basics

West Boynton Branch
Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

Glades Road Branch
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Preregister. 
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) 
09/26
Sep 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G
09/26
"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G
Sep 2019

Banned Books Week Book Discussion: "Slaughterhouse-Five," by Kurt Vonnegut 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
September is World Alzheimer's Month. 
09/19"Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

09/26"Still Alice." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 
September is World Alzheimer's Month. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Personal Digital Archiving

Main Library
Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/26
Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/05

09/10

09/12

09/17

09/19

09/24

09/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/05

09/10

09/12

09/17

09/19

09/24

09/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/05Happy School Year I!

09/12Happy School Year II!

09/19It's Party Time I!

09/26Party Time II!
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/26
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 
09/17 (60 min.) 

09/18 (60 min.) 

09/19 (2 hr.) 

09/24 (60 min.) 

09/26 (2 hr.) 
Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 
Sep 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. 
09/25
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. 
Sep 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

Main Library
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
09/25
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "Warlight," by Michael Ondaatje 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19

09/25
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
09/18

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Sep 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. 
09/25
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

College Information Workshop

Wellington Branch
Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/25
Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

The Calming Effects of Meditation

Gardens Branch
Dave Buck will teach a simple but time tested technique. See for yourself the calming and positive benefits that can be derived. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Dave Buck will teach a simple but time tested technique. See for yourself the calming and positive benefits that can be derived. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Celebrate 50 Years of Style

Jupiter Branch
Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Jupiter Branch
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
09/25
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Loula V. York Branch
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
09/25
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
09/25
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary: Music & Memories

Jupiter Branch
Performers from the Maltz Jupiter Theater will present a medley of songs from the last five decades to celebrate the Library's 50th anniversary. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Performers from the Maltz Jupiter Theater will present a medley of songs from the last five decades to celebrate the Library's 50th anniversary. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Lantana Road Branch
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
09/25
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
Sep 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 anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
09/25
On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 
Sep 2019

50th Anniversary Celebration

Belle Glade Branch
Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/25Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy.

09/25Live Music With Mr. Noam.
Celebrate with us! Strolling acts, music, games, cupcakes and ice cream. Refreshments provided. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

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