Activity Information
Mar 2020

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
03/02
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
Mar 2020

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Belle Glade Branch
Celebrate the beloved author with stories, crafts and more. Refreshments provided. All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
03/02
Celebrate the beloved author with stories, crafts and more. Refreshments provided. All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Mar 2020

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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/02
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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Too Good

Gardens Branch
A 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/09

03/16 Cancelled

03/23 Cancelled
A 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Coffee & Quick Tech

West Boynton Branch
Stop by for coffee and quick tech assistance with library staff. Remember to bring your own device. Refreshments provided. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
03/02
Stop by for coffee and quick tech assistance with library staff. Remember to bring your own device. Refreshments provided. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Mar 2020

Coffee, Cookies & Casual Conversation

West Boynton Branch
Grab a cup of coffee, discuss your favorite genre reads with staff members and get our recommendations. (90 min.) 
03/02
Grab a cup of coffee, discuss your favorite genre reads with staff members and get our recommendations. (90 min.) 
Mar 2020

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/09

03/16

03/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

West Boynton Branch
Celebrate the beloved author’s birthday with stories, crafts and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Feb 20. 
03/02
Celebrate the beloved author’s birthday with stories, crafts and more. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Feb 20. 
Mar 2020

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/04

03/11

03/25

03/02

03/09

03/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
03/02

03/23
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
03/01
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Mar 2020

Hadassah for Real: From Advocacy to Medical Research

West Boca Branch
Iris Sandberg presents Hadassah’s U.S. Domestic Advocacy Initiatives and exciting elements of Hadassah Medical Organization's Research in Service to Humanity. (60 min.) 
03/01
Iris Sandberg presents Hadassah’s U.S. Domestic Advocacy Initiatives and exciting elements of Hadassah Medical Organization's Research in Service to Humanity. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 15 de febrero, 
3:15 pm

Sábado, 29 de febrero, 
3:15 pm

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Edades 4-8. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) 
02/15

02/29
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Edades 4-8. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. (45 min.) 
02/15
02/29
Feb 2020

Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Abominable." ©Universal Pictures. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
02/29
"Abominable." ©Universal Pictures. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
Feb 2020

Positively Africa!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
02/29
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
Feb 2020

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/29
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/15

02/29
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01

02/29
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. 
Feb 2020

Movie for "The Book Was Better?" Book Club

Lantana Road Branch
"The Sun Is Also a Star." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Watch the movie and discuss comparisons between the book versus the movie. Share ideas and popcorn. Ages 13 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. PG-13
02/29
"The Sun Is Also a Star." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Watch the movie and discuss comparisons between the book versus the movie. Share ideas and popcorn. Ages 13 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. PG-13
Feb 2020

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
02/29
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
02/01

02/15

02/22

02/29
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters! Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/29
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters! Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"Harriet." ©Focus Features. (125 min.) Join us as we conclude Black History Month. Popcorn provided. PG-13
02/29
"Harriet." ©Focus Features. (125 min.) Join us as we conclude Black History Month. Popcorn provided. PG-13
Feb 2020

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. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
02/11 (90 min.) 

02/25 (90 min.) 

02/29 (2 hr.) 
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Feb 2020

Black History Discussion: "The 1619 Project," by The New York Times Magazine

Lantana Road Branch
Ronald Glass will lead a discussion of the article "Traffic," by Kevin M. Kruse (pages 48-49) and "The Wealth Gap," by Trymain Lee (pages 82-83). Print copies of the articles available at the research services desk and a PDF version is available at http://pulitzercenter.org/1619. A collection of essays published in The New York Times Magazine, the series examines the ways the legacy of slavery continues to shape America and "aims to reframe American history" to place "the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.” (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/29
Ronald Glass will lead a discussion of the article "Traffic," by Kevin M. Kruse (pages 48-49) and "The Wealth Gap," by Trymain Lee (pages 82-83). Print copies of the articles available at the research services desk and a PDF version is available at http://pulitzercenter.org/1619. A collection of essays published in The New York Times Magazine, the series examines the ways the legacy of slavery continues to shape America and "aims to reframe American history" to place "the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.” (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

American Sign Language

Greenacres Branch
Learn the ABCs and 123s of American Sign Language in addition to animals and commonly used signs. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/29
Learn the ABCs and 123s of American Sign Language in addition to animals and commonly used signs. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01Kindness Matters II.

02/08Celebrate Love & Friendship I!

02/22For the Love of Art I!

02/29For the Love of Art II!
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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 flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Leap Year Is Here!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Jump with joy learning about animals with bounce, as well as the science behind a leap year, including games and crafts. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/29
Jump with joy learning about animals with bounce, as well as the science behind a leap year, including games and crafts. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Gentle Yoga & Meditation

Acreage Branch
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/29
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 29 de febrero, 
10:15 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/29
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/29
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
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. 
Feb 2020

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/11

02/29
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Black History Month Symposium: Who Am I?

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Every Friday this month we will honor and celebrate 28 African Americans who positively changed the world through advocacy. (60 min.) 
02/07Part I.

02/14Part II.

02/21Part III.

02/28Part IV.
Every Friday this month we will honor and celebrate 28 African Americans who positively changed the world through advocacy. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Awesome Authors for Pre-K & Kindergarten

Jupiter Branch
Identify story elements with Karen Beaumont's books, "I Like Myself" and "I Ain't Gonna Paint No More," with fun and educational extension activities. Grades . (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/13Ages  3-5.

02/28Ages  4-6.
Identify story elements with Karen Beaumont's books, "I Like Myself" and "I Ain't Gonna Paint No More," with fun and educational extension activities. Grades . (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Spanish Exchange for Beginners

Tequesta Branch
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Adult Book Discussion With Donna Gruber-Adair: "The Silent Patient," by Alex Michaelides 

Jupiter Branch
Plot, suspense and tragedy thrillingly weave together in the story of a violent act committed in a seemingly idyllic life and one man's obsession to know why. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Plot, suspense and tragedy thrillingly weave together in the story of a violent act committed in a seemingly idyllic life and one man's obsession to know why. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/03

02/10

02/24

02/14

02/21

02/28
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2020

No School Game Time!

Acreage Branch
There's no school so have a blast with multiplayer Switch games, new and favorite board games and card games. Ages 7-12. (2 hr.) 
02/28
There's no school so have a blast with multiplayer Switch games, new and favorite board games and card games. Ages 7-12. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Coronavirus - Myths and Realities

Main Library
Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC separates fact from fiction. What are the risks? How can we contain the Coronavirus, and should you be concerned? (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28 Cancelled
Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC separates fact from fiction. What are the risks? How can we contain the Coronavirus, and should you be concerned? (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Veterans Services of PBC

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
02/28
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and 2018’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
02/04

02/07

02/11

02/14

02/18

02/21

02/25

02/28
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and 2018’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Positively Africa!

Greenacres Branch
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
02/28
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
Feb 2020

Become a REST Companion™

Glades Road Branch
This training is intended for individuals interested in providing voluntary respite care. All manuals and materials will be provided. Sponsored by FAU CARD. (6 hr.) Preregister. 
02/28
This training is intended for individuals interested in providing voluntary respite care. All manuals and materials will be provided. Sponsored by FAU CARD. (6 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Music & Movement

West Boynton Branch
Wiggle, jump, hop, and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
02/14

02/28
Wiggle, jump, hop, and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
Feb 2020

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/06

02/07

02/13

02/14

02/20

02/21

02/27

02/28
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 

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