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Dec 2019

Sew Fun: Lavender Bags

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Make a small hand-sewn pillow with lavender that you can keep or give as a gift. All materials provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/23
Make a small hand-sewn pillow with lavender that you can keep or give as a gift. All materials provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Break Fun

Belle Glade Branch
Chill out at your library. Bring a friend! Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/23Minecraft & Chess.

12/26 Beadtastic & Friendship Bracelets.

12/28Kids Nail Art & Bingo.
Chill out at your library. Bring a friend! Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
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As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/23
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Music & Movement Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music and Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/23
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music and Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Carry On," by Rainbow Rowell 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/22
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Loving." ©Focus Features. (123 min.) In recognition of Human Rights Month. Preregister. PG-13
12/21
"Loving." ©Focus Features. (123 min.) In recognition of Human Rights Month. Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2019

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
12/21
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/21
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Needleworkers' Guild

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/21
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
12/21
"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
Dec 2019

Kids' Music Circle

Belle Glade Branch
Sing, shake and play along with holiday-themed performance with songs for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and winter with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive activity. (60 min.) 
12/21
Sing, shake and play along with holiday-themed performance with songs for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and winter with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive activity. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Photos with Santa

Belle Glade Branch
Santa is coming to town and you can have your photo taken with him. Get a copy of the photo to take home. (60 min.) 
12/21
Santa is coming to town and you can have your photo taken with him. Get a copy of the photo to take home. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company

Belle Glade Branch
This select group of students will perform holiday music with and inspiring performance that entertains audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through rehearsals and performances, cast members experience increased self-confidence, improved team-building skills, and the opportunity to participate in peer to peer guidance.  (45 min.) 
12/21
This select group of students will perform holiday music with and inspiring performance that entertains audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through rehearsals and performances, cast members experience increased self-confidence, improved team-building skills, and the opportunity to participate in peer to peer guidance.  (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07Celebrate Love!

12/14Celebrate Joy!

12/21Winter Wonderland I.

12/28Winter Wonderland II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Wreaths

Greenacres Branch
You’re invited to a holiday wreath making party! We will provide all the materials for a festive wreath to decorate your home or give as a gift. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
You’re invited to a holiday wreath making party! We will provide all the materials for a festive wreath to decorate your home or give as a gift. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Saturday Morning 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.) 
12/21
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Joel Lerner's Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir In The Glades

Belle Glade Branch
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization comprised of singers in grades 2-12. (30 min.) 
12/21
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization comprised of singers in grades 2-12. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Learn With Me: Personalized Stocking

Jupiter Branch
Learn the basics of sewing by creating a stocking fit for the fireside. Bring an adult for additional assistance. Ages 8-17. Limit 5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Learn the basics of sewing by creating a stocking fit for the fireside. Bring an adult for additional assistance. Ages 8-17. Limit 5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Festive Family Fun Day

Belle Glade Branch
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive event includes performances by the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir in the Glades, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company, and the Kids' Music Circle. There will also be crafts, photos with Santa. Bring your mittens to play in a field of snow. Refreshments provided. 
12/21
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive event includes performances by the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir in the Glades, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company, and the Kids' Music Circle. There will also be crafts, photos with Santa. Bring your mittens to play in a field of snow. Refreshments provided. 
Dec 2019

Smokey the Bear Birthday Bash!

Glades Road Branch
Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gingerbread House Fun!

Lantana Road Branch
Are you creative and like candy? Make a mini gingerbread house. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Are you creative and like candy? Make a mini gingerbread house. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Disney's Frozen Celebration

West Boynton Branch
Do you want to build a snowman? Join us for an enchanting Frozen adventure. Test your knowledge of the movie, engage in fun activities and enjoy a yummy snack. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Do you want to build a snowman? Join us for an enchanting Frozen adventure. Test your knowledge of the movie, engage in fun activities and enjoy a yummy snack. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Snowflakes

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10

12/20
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2019

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/12

12/20
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Handmade Ornaments

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jinglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Civics Study Group

Loula V. York Branch
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/20
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Drop-In Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
12/20
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Joyful Celebrations

Jupiter Branch
Put on your best outfit to celebrate the season of caring and sharing with stories, music, and dancing to express our joyous spirits. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Put on your best outfit to celebrate the season of caring and sharing with stories, music, and dancing to express our joyous spirits. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

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

Acreage Branch
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tween/Teen Kahoot Trivia Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Show us how much you know about Hamilton, Stranger Things and other fandoms by answering trivia using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Show us how much you know about Hamilton, Stranger Things and other fandoms by answering trivia using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Cinnamon Clay Ornaments

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mix up a batch of clay that smells great and use cookie cutters to fashion an ornament to take home. All materials provided, except the creativity! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Mix up a batch of clay that smells great and use cookie cutters to fashion an ornament to take home. All materials provided, except the creativity! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Glades Road Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Owl Pencil Holders

Lantana Road Branch
Create a colorful owl pencil holder to keep or share as a gift. Ages 9-15. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Create a colorful owl pencil holder to keep or share as a gift. Ages 9-15. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Kids Anime Club

Main Library
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Design a Card

West Boca Branch
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you or any occasion cards for your family and friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
12/19
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you or any occasion cards for your family and friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
Nov 2019

Writers' Critique Group

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.) 
11/07

11/21

12/05

12/19

01/09

01/23
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.) 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join us for a discussion of Susan Orlean's book of fire, intrigue and libraries! This acclaimed best-seller is sure to spark thought and ignite conversation. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19"The Library Book," by Susan Orlean. 
Join us for a discussion of Susan Orlean's book of fire, intrigue and libraries! This acclaimed best-seller is sure to spark thought and ignite conversation. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Let It Snow!

Acreage Branch
Get in the winter spirit and celebrate the fun of snow! Play with "snow" in the library and make a fun snow craft. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
12/19
Get in the winter spirit and celebrate the fun of snow! Play with "snow" in the library and make a fun snow craft. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

STEAM: Paper Plate Hovercraft

Wellington Branch
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/19
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Give a Gift

Gardens Branch
Create your own special gift for loved ones for the season of giving. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Create your own special gift for loved ones for the season of giving. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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