Activity Information
Feb 2020

Safety First!: Bike Helmets & Child ID

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Experts will fit children for bike helmets and a sheriff officers will fingerprint and photograph to keep kids safe! Parent or legal guardian must be present. Ages 4 & up. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Experts will fit children for bike helmets and a sheriff officers will fingerprint and photograph to keep kids safe! Parent or legal guardian must be present. Ages 4 & up. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tea & Talk: Book Discussion Conducted in Mandarin Chinese

West Boynton Branch
Engage in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Engage in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your Switch, DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) 
02/27
Bring your Switch, DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/27
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

PBC Archaeological Society Lecture Series

Main Library
Christian DeForest Davenport MA, RPA will discuss pre-Columbian archaeology of Southeast Florida, with special emphasis on Western Palm Beach County.  (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Christian DeForest Davenport MA, RPA will discuss pre-Columbian archaeology of Southeast Florida, with special emphasis on Western Palm Beach County.  (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Book Chat: "The Glass Castle," by Jeannette Walls 

Acreage Branch
A memoir that recounts the unconventional upbringing the author and her siblings had at the hands of their deeply dysfunctional parents. Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
A memoir that recounts the unconventional upbringing the author and her siblings had at the hands of their deeply dysfunctional parents. Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

A History of African American Literature

Gardens Branch
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at FAU, presents a brief history of African American literature and gives recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at FAU, presents a brief history of African American literature and gives recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13

02/27
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tai Chi Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn the basic of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13

02/27
Learn the basic of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/06

02/06

02/13

02/13

02/13

02/20

02/20

02/20

02/27

02/27

02/27
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 13 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 27 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 
02/13

02/27
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 
Feb 2020

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Dispelling the Myths: Estate Planning in Pop Culture From “Cinderella” to “Bloodline.”

West Boynton Branch
Attorney Jennifer Gomez will discuss examples of wills, trusts and estates in film, TV and literature and compare them to Florida law. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Attorney Jennifer Gomez will discuss examples of wills, trusts and estates in film, TV and literature and compare them to Florida law. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Socialize, relax and make art with other coloring enthusiasts. Project and materials provided or bring your own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Socialize, relax and make art with other coloring enthusiasts. Project and materials provided or bring your own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
02/06"Rear Window." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.)  PG 

02/13"Marnie." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

02/20"Dial M for Murder." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.)  PG 

02/27"Vertigo." ©Universal Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
Feb 2020

ReferenceUSA

Lantana Road Branch
Use the ReferenceUSA online research tool aimed at business and marketing, identifying potential employers and residential contact information. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Use the ReferenceUSA online research tool aimed at business and marketing, identifying potential employers and residential contact information. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Coloring With Apps on Your Tablet

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Coloring is a popular hobby, but the materials can be expensive. Tablet owners can find an alternative in free coloring apps. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Coloring is a popular hobby, but the materials can be expensive. Tablet owners can find an alternative in free coloring apps. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

The Legacy of Margaret Garner: Lessons of Survival & Empowerment for Today

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Dr. Delores Walters discusses Garner's life and the resistance and survival of other black women in various settings during the enslavement era. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Dr. Delores Walters discusses Garner's life and the resistance and survival of other black women in various settings during the enslavement era. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

How to Start a Business

Wellington Branch
Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

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

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/06

02/11

02/13

02/18

02/20

02/25

02/27
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together With Ms. Deborah!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Move and groove to lively music with your little one using musical instruments in an upbeat environment. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/27Ages  3-18 mos.

02/27Ages  19-35 mos.
Move and groove to lively music with your little one using musical instruments in an upbeat environment. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/06

02/11

02/13

02/18

02/20

02/25

02/27
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
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

Homework & Research Help

Belle Glade Branch
Looking for help researching a topic for school or finding and applying for college scholarships? Sign up for a one-on-one session. Call to make an appointment.
02/20

02/27
Looking for help researching a topic for school or finding and applying for college scholarships? Sign up for a one-on-one session. Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Lantana Road 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 2020

Tai Chi for Balance

Tai chi para el equilibrio

Jupiter Branch
Miércoles, 05 de febrero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 12 de febrero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 19 de febrero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 26 de febrero, 
6:00 pm

Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Conocido como "meditación en movimiento", el tai chi puede mejorar la salud, la atención plena y el equilibrio para la prevención de caídas. Use zapatos planos y cerrados. Cupo limitado. (55 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2020

Mahjong Night

Acreage Branch
Get together with other players for a night of fun! Basic knowledge required. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/26
Get together with other players for a night of fun! Basic knowledge required. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Feature Film

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
02/12"Dirty Dancing." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.)  PG-13 

02/26"Pretty in Pink." ©Paramount Pictures. (96 min.)  PG-13 
Feb 2020

Milk & Cookies Club

Greenacres Branch
Join our cozy reading club! There’s no homework and nothing to read ahead of time. Listen to a story and make a craft while enjoying milk and cookies. Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Join our cozy reading club! There’s no homework and nothing to read ahead of time. Listen to a story and make a craft while enjoying milk and cookies. Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
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.) 
Feb 2020

Chess Club for Kids

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 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/26
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 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

4-H Program: Bridge Building Challenge

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
We'll use everyday materials to build a bridge and test its structural integrity, all while learning the concepts of a bridge, force, mass and gravity. Ages 7-17. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/26Physics with 4-H
We'll use everyday materials to build a bridge and test its structural integrity, all while learning the concepts of a bridge, force, mass and gravity. Ages 7-17. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/26
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

Tooth Fairy Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Loose tooth? Prepare for the Tooth Fairy's visit with a dental themed story time and craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Loose tooth? Prepare for the Tooth Fairy's visit with a dental themed story time and craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Fractured Fairy Tales

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Listen to some of your favorite fairy tales, told with an unusual spin and paired with songs and a craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Listen to some of your favorite fairy tales, told with an unusual spin and paired with songs and a craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Bilingual After-School Fun!

Diversión después de la escuela

Main Library
Miércoles, 05 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 12 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 19 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 26 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Play games, make crafts, and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Edades 5 en adelante. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Play games, make crafts, and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Edades 5 en adelante. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Disfrute de juegos, manualidades, y bailes con niños de su edad en esta actividad semanal interactiva y variada! Edades 5 en adelante. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2020

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) 
02/26
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Get Organized: Bullet Journaling

Jupiter Branch
Do regular journals seem stale? Looking for a creative way to stay organized? Start off the new year with a way of focusing on what's important to you! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Do regular journals seem stale? Looking for a creative way to stay organized? Start off the new year with a way of focusing on what's important to you! Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

STEAM Club: Animal Geography

Tequesta Branch
Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Wigglecise

Gardens Branch
We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Snacks provided. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Snacks provided. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Study Corner

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
A quiet space for you to study, or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/12

02/26
A quiet space for you to study, or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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