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Activity Information
Aug 2019

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 15 de agosto, 
10:00 am

Jueves, 29 de agosto, 
10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
08/15

08/29
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Intro to Blogging (Lecture)

Main Library
Come to this informative lecture and find out about: blog branding, popular platforms, web hosting, content creation and more. Plan for your blog success! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Come to this informative lecture and find out about: blog branding, popular platforms, web hosting, content creation and more. Plan for your blog success! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/01

08/08

08/08

08/15

08/15

08/22

08/22

08/29

08/29
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Main Library
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/29

08/31
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 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. 
08/28
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. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "Crossing to Safety," by Wallace Stegner 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29

08/28
Copies available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
08/28
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Aug 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. 
08/28
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Stop-Motion Animation

Gardens Branch
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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 for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. 
08/12 (2 hr.) Preregister. 

08/28Ages  5-12. (60 min.) 
Basic game knowledge is required. 
Aug 2019

Career Transitions

Main Library
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

How to Get Accepted & Pay for College!

Greenacres Branch
Trio Educational Opportunity Center at PBSC will help students learn about the college process, including information on how to locate scholarships. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Trio Educational Opportunity Center at PBSC will help students learn about the college process, including information on how to locate scholarships. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

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. 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
08/14"Bumblebee." ©Paramount Pictures, Inc. (113 min.)  PG-13 

08/28"Flash of Genius." ©Universal Pictures. (119 min.)  PG-13 
Aug 2019

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon and Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Backgammon and Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane," by Lisa See 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

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. 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Full STEAM Ahead Special: S'mores Stories, Please!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join us around the 'campfire' while we make marshmallow poppers and listen to some (more?) stories. Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Join us around the 'campfire' while we make marshmallow poppers and listen to some (more?) stories. Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Crystal Bead Sun Catchers

Wellington Branch
Create a beautiful beaded sun catcher that sparkles. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Create a beautiful beaded sun catcher that sparkles. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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.) 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
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.) 
Aug 2019

Tickle Me Tunes

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/07

08/21

08/28
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boynton Branch
Explore and play as you immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. 
08/05 (5 hr.) 

08/06 (3 hr.) 

08/06 (3 hr.) 

08/12 (2 hr.) 

08/13 (3 hr.) 

08/13 (3 hr.) 

08/21 (2 hr.) 

08/23 (3 hr.) 

08/26 (3 hr.) 

08/28 (5 hr.) 
Explore and play as you immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. 
Aug 2019

Water Safety: It's Cool to Be Safe

Jupiter Branch
Meet Mrs. Diane from the Drowning Prevention Coalition and her water-wise friends for a unique, interactive and fun-filled experience for the entire family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Meet Mrs. Diane from the Drowning Prevention Coalition and her water-wise friends for a unique, interactive and fun-filled experience for the entire family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

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.
08/13 (90 min.) 

08/27 (90 min.) 

08/31 (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.
Aug 2019

College Admissions

Glades Road Branch
Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/13Azul: Decorate the palace with combinations of beautiful Moorish tiles to win.

08/27Far East Collection - Short Games: Kodama, Latice and Tsuro
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Pokémon Club

West Boynton Branch
Get ready to battle! Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends at the same time. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Get ready to battle! Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends at the same time. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Love to cross-stitch? Learn the basics to get started or choose from a variety of patterns to improve your skills! Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/27
Love to cross-stitch? Learn the basics to get started or choose from a variety of patterns to improve your skills! Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Pokémon Trading Card Game Night

Belle Glade Branch
Bring your own Pokemon cards or use the Library's TGC trainer kit. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Bring your own Pokemon cards or use the Library's TGC trainer kit. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/17

08/27
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can't wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

After School Bingo Time!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Play a few games of old-fashioned bingo and win some prizes! Listen closely, mark your card, get five in a row, it’s not that hard! Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Play a few games of old-fashioned bingo and win some prizes! Listen closely, mark your card, get five in a row, it’s not that hard! Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

The Great Outdoors

Gardens Branch
We’re bringing the outdoors into the library with fun camping stories, songs and creating trail mix! (Peanut free) Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (40 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
We’re bringing the outdoors into the library with fun camping stories, songs and creating trail mix! (Peanut free) Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (40 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La hija olvidada" de Armando Lucas Correa

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Daughter's Tale," by Armando Lucas Correa)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 27 de agosto, 
3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/27
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Aug 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Jupiter Branch
Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Experiment with a new art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "The Heart Goes Last," by Margaret Atwood 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. E-book and E-audiobook available on cloudLibrary. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27"The Heart Goes Last," by Margaret Atwood. 
Copies available at the research services desk. E-book and E-audiobook available on cloudLibrary. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/13Introduction to Watercolor.

08/20Watercolor Project.

08/27Open Studio.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 06 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 13 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 20 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 27 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
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. 
08/06
08/13
08/20
08/27
Aug 2019

Meditation for Health & Wellness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Bring joy, peace, positivity, and relaxation into your daily life. Join John Bednarik, long-time meditation instructor, for this powerful workshop. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Bring joy, peace, positivity, and relaxation into your daily life. Join John Bednarik, long-time meditation instructor, for this powerful workshop. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "Nine Perfect Strangers," by Liane Moriarty 

West Boca Branch
Staff led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
08/27
Staff led book discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Aug 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. 
08/27
Coordinate breath and movement to strengthen muscles, improve balance and sharpen focus. Appropriate for all physical conditions, ages and fitness levels. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/13

08/15

08/20

08/22

08/27

08/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/13

08/15

08/20

08/22

08/27

08/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Preschool Story Time Special: Dog Days of Summer

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's a day to enjoy our furry friends with stories, songs and a craft. "Tales" will be wagging at this canine celebration. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
It's a day to enjoy our furry friends with stories, songs and a craft. "Tales" will be wagging at this canine celebration. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/07

08/13

08/14

08/20

08/21

08/27
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2019

Teen Snack & Paint

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The start of a new school year can be stressful. Meet up with your friends, enjoy snacks and paint on a blank canvas while listening to some relaxing music. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
The start of a new school year can be stressful. Meet up with your friends, enjoy snacks and paint on a blank canvas while listening to some relaxing music. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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