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Activity Information
Feb 2019

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/27
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 13 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 27 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/13

02/27
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/13
02/27
Feb 2019

Encore PBC: Community Education Series

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/06Rosemary Nixon discusses connecting Boomers to work and volunteer opportunities. Preregister. 

02/13Christine Catoggio explores navigating your next chapter. Preregister. 

02/20Anne Goldberg presents "Living Happy, It's a Choice". Tools for a happier you. Preregister. 

02/27Rosemary Nixon presents "How Do I Find New Work After 50?" Preregister. 

03/06Sheila Finkelstein discusses connecting with family/friends through technology. Preregister. 

03/13James Cassidy offers a holistic approach to wellness: mind, body, and soul. Preregister. 
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Opioid Crisis in Palm Beach County

West Boca Branch
Dr. Susan Klarich, special projects coordinator with PBC Sheriff's Strategic Operations Bureau, will discuss the crisis in our neighborhood. (60 min.) 
02/27
Dr. Susan Klarich, special projects coordinator with PBC Sheriff's Strategic Operations Bureau, will discuss the crisis in our neighborhood. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Meet the Author: James O. Born

West Boynton Branch
Relish a lively discussion with former U.S. Drug/State Law Enforcement agent turned crime writer. "Ambush" co-authored with James Patterson. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/27
Relish a lively discussion with former U.S. Drug/State Law Enforcement agent turned crime writer. "Ambush" co-authored with James Patterson. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/05

02/06

02/06

02/07

02/07

02/12

02/12

02/13

02/13

02/14

02/14

02/19

02/19

02/20

02/20

02/21

02/21

02/26

02/26

02/27

02/27

02/28

02/28
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

The Traveling Librarian Series: Xinjiang, China

Lantana Road Branch
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Adult and Community Program Coordinator Duane Smith discusses highlights of the new exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The most comprehensive and all-embracing Florida themed show of its kind, “Imagining Florida: History and Myth in the Sunshine State,” presents a singular collection of 200+ works of art that celebrate how the Sunshine State has inspired artists across three centuries. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Adult and Community Program Coordinator Duane Smith discusses highlights of the new exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The most comprehensive and all-embracing Florida themed show of its kind, “Imagining Florida: History and Myth in the Sunshine State,” presents a singular collection of 200+ works of art that celebrate how the Sunshine State has inspired artists across three centuries. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton 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.
02/05

02/06

02/12

02/13

02/20

02/26

02/27
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.
Feb 2019

Building a Healthy Body Image & Self-Esteem

Gardens Branch
This program will define body image and self-esteem. We will discuss how print and social media play into both areas of our lives. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
This program will define body image and self-esteem. We will discuss how print and social media play into both areas of our lives. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Are You Bored? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends with board games, card games, and puzzles! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
02/12 (90 min.) 

02/23 (2 hr.) 

02/26 (90 min.) 
Challenge your friends with board games, card games, and puzzles! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Our Man in Tehran." ©PBS. (120 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/23

02/26
"Our Man in Tehran." ©PBS. (120 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

African-American Genealogy With Cultural Anthropologist & Family Historian Dr. Delores Walters

Main Library
Introduces participants to the basic tools, resources and genealogical methods, including DNA in researching and documenting family history. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Introduces participants to the basic tools, resources and genealogical methods, including DNA in researching and documenting family history. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

How to Make Your College Application Shine

Jupiter Branch
Learn about the college application process, tips for making your application stand out and how to get excellent recommendations. Grades 9-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/26
Learn about the college application process, tips for making your application stand out and how to get excellent recommendations. Grades 9-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills or bring your own current project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills or bring your own current project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Silent Reading Party

West Boca Branch
Love reading in a quiet place? Choose a book from the library (or bring your own) and get comfy in the teen room while silent reading with other book lovers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Love reading in a quiet place? Choose a book from the library (or bring your own) and get comfy in the teen room while silent reading with other book lovers. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Facebook Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join the 1 billion people on Facebook! Share stories, join conversations, upload media, and find and "friend" folks you know who are already online! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Join the 1 billion people on Facebook! Share stories, join conversations, upload media, and find and "friend" folks you know who are already online! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. Preregister. 
02/08Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 

02/12Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 

02/26Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Preschool Science Lab: Seeds & Sprouts

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Science meets story time for preschoolers. Learn about seeds and plants. Let's investigate together! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Science meets story time for preschoolers. Learn about seeds and plants. Let's investigate together! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crazy Science

Lantana Road Branch
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Seussical Celebration

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
A celebration in rhyme; we'll have a mighty fine time. A birthday for Seuss; fun is on the loose. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
A celebration in rhyme; we'll have a mighty fine time. A birthday for Seuss; fun is on the loose. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Dominoes

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join us for a friendly game of dominoes. Double six and double nine sets available to play all the variants. You are welcome to bring your own set. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Join us for a friendly game of dominoes. Double six and double nine sets available to play all the variants. You are welcome to bring your own set. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Three Singing Men: Billy Joel, Bob Dylan & Neil Diamond

Wellington Branch
Dr. Rose Feinberg discloses the early influences, romantic relations and paths to success of each singer and why each is still a star. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Dr. Rose Feinberg discloses the early influences, romantic relations and paths to success of each singer and why each is still a star. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Foam Printmaking

Wellington Branch
Use foam shapes and paper to create interesting paint prints. Dress for a mess. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/26
Use foam shapes and paper to create interesting paint prints. Dress for a mess. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Mi Negro Pasado" de Laura Esquivel

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "My Dark Past," by Laura Esquivel)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 26 de febrero, 
3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/26
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Chair Yoga With Bethesda Health

West Boynton Branch
Coordinate breath and movement to strengthen muscles, improve balance and sharpen focus. Appropriate for all physical conditions, ages and fitness levels. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/26
Coordinate breath and movement to strengthen muscles, improve balance and sharpen focus. Appropriate for all physical conditions, ages and fitness levels. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "The Underground Railroad," by Colson Whitehead 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
02/26
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Be Scam Smart

Glades Road Branch
Learn the latest in consumer fraud and scams and ways to keep your family safe. Presented by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Learn the latest in consumer fraud and scams and ways to keep your family safe. Presented by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12Colored Pencil Project.

02/19Ink Project.

02/26Open Studio.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 05 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 12 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 19 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 26 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Oreo," by Fran Ross 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

In Concert: Robert Ross

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz, and rock. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz, and rock. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
02/01

02/05

02/08

02/12

02/15

02/19

02/22

02/26
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/19

02/26
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Our youngest members and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and a craft! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/12Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/26Kindness Matters II.
Our youngest members and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and a craft! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Balance & Dizziness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about assessment, inner ear involvement and recovery protocols. Presented by Matthew Seldine, doctor of Audiology.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Learn about assessment, inner ear involvement and recovery protocols. Presented by Matthew Seldine, doctor of Audiology.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pajamarama Story Time: Romping Robots!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about robots and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about robots and make a special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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