Activity Information
Feb 2020

Chess & Backgammon Club

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 12 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 26 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/12

02/26
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. 
02/12
02/26
Feb 2020

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Beloved." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (172 min.) R
02/26
"Beloved." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (172 min.) R
Feb 2020

Libratory STEM: Baking

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch 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

English Exchange

Glades 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

02/10

02/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/26
Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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.) 
02/05

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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

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

Gentle Yoga

Jupiter Branch
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pajama Story Time!

Greenacres Branch
Put on your comfy pajamas and fuzzy slippers and join us for story time! We'll read stories, sing songs and do a fun craft together. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Put on your comfy pajamas and fuzzy slippers and join us for story time! We'll read stories, sing songs and do a fun craft together. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Main Library
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

How to Make Your College Application Shine

West Boynton Branch
Hone your skills with the college application process. Discover tips for making your application stand out and how to get excellent recommendations.  Grades 9-12. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
02/25
Hone your skills with the college application process. Discover tips for making your application stand out and how to get excellent recommendations.  Grades 9-12. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
Feb 2020

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

Gardens Branch
Ronald Glass will lead a discussion of the article "Sugar," by Khalil Gibran Muhammad (pages 70-77). Print copies of the article are 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. 
02/25
Ronald Glass will lead a discussion of the article "Sugar," by Khalil Gibran Muhammad (pages 70-77). Print copies of the article are 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

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

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather friends or make new ones, as we explore seasonal games that may become year-round favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/11

02/25
Gather friends or make new ones, as we explore seasonal games that may become year-round favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pokémon Club

West Boynton Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
02/25
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. 
Feb 2020

Chillin' Readin' Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Mardi Gras Celebration: Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

West Boca Branch
Let the Good Times Roll! No need to go to New Orleans, celebrate right here! Join our parade, make a craft and eat some king cake. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Let the Good Times Roll! No need to go to New Orleans, celebrate right here! Join our parade, make a craft and eat some king cake. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Get Active!

Main Library
Regular physical activity has many health benefits for individuals of all ages and abilities. So grab a friend and a towel and get ready for a great time! Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04Recess!

02/11Retro Games.

02/18Team Sports Fun!

02/25Yoga Kids!
Regular physical activity has many health benefits for individuals of all ages and abilities. So grab a friend and a towel and get ready for a great time! Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

STEM Lab

Jupiter Branch
Dive in and explore our world in new and different ways. This four-part series will explore science, art and technology with hands-on, thought-provoking projects. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/11

02/25
Dive in and explore our world in new and different ways. This four-part series will explore science, art and technology with hands-on, thought-provoking projects. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

Mardi Gras Fun: Movie & Masks

Belle Glade Branch
"Maleficent: Mistress of Evil." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. PG
02/25
"Maleficent: Mistress of Evil." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. PG
Feb 2020

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents: Moonlight Stories

Wellington Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (45 min.)
02/25
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (45 min.)
Feb 2020

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-6. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Scrabble, Dominoes & More!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Choose from a selection of board games. Play with your family, friends or someone new. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Choose from a selection of board games. Play with your family, friends or someone new. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Book Discussion: "Neverwhere," by Neil Gaiman 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Gentle Yoga

Glades Road Branch
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor May Aguayo. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor May Aguayo. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Healthy Living for the Brain & Body

West Boynton Branch
Alzheimer’s Association will be here to present this informative and important topic. Sponsored by Bethesda Medical Center, Baptist Health South Florida. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Alzheimer’s Association will be here to present this informative and important topic. Sponsored by Bethesda Medical Center, Baptist Health South Florida. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

The Myths & Gifts of Hospice Care

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wendi Geller from MorseLife will dispel the myths surrounding hospice care and bring the gift of music therapy. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Wendi Geller from MorseLife will dispel the myths surrounding hospice care and bring the gift of music therapy. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Book Discussion: "The Island of Sea Women," by Lisa See 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
02/25
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Jacob Lawrence Inspired Watercolor Art

Main Library
Learn about acclaimed artist and educator Jacob Lawrence. Artist Barbara Freiberg will teach you how to use watercolor paints to create an indoor library scene, based on his famous painting, The Libraries Are Appreciated. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Learn about acclaimed artist and educator Jacob Lawrence. Artist Barbara Freiberg will teach you how to use watercolor paints to create an indoor library scene, based on his famous painting, The Libraries Are Appreciated. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/11Drawing for Beginners.

02/18Intermediate Drawing.

02/25Open Studio: Still Life.
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. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/11

02/25
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

STEAM: Animal Adventures

Tequesta Branch
Two-part series Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects. Ages 5-8. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister. 
02/11

02/25
Two-part series Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects. Ages 5-8. Space is limited. (50 min.) 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

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

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

Black History Month

Lantana Road Branch
"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise." ©PBS Production. (114 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/25
"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise." ©PBS Production. (114 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2020

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents: Moonlight Stories

Belle Glade Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (45 min.)
02/25
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (45 min.)
Feb 2020

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music, Books & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/25
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Coffee & Conversations

West Boca Branch
Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff to discuss favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
02/25
Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff to discuss favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04Celebrate Love & Friendship I!

02/11Celebrate Love & Friendship II!

02/25For the Love of Art II!
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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.
02/05

02/11

02/12

02/19

02/25
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.
Feb 2020

English Exchange

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

02/10

02/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pajamarama Story Time: Swimming in the Ocean Blue

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wear your favorite PJs and listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays all about the ocean and the creatures that inhabit it. Make a craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Wear your favorite PJs and listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays all about the ocean and the creatures that inhabit it. Make a craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tertulia literaria: "Canciones para el incendio” de Juan Gabriel Vásquez

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Songs for the Fire," by Juan Gabriel Vásquez)

Lantana Road Branch
Lunes, 24 de febrero, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/24
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Feb 2020

Bullying & Cyberbulling

Main Library
Dr. April K. Bullard will present information about how to identify bullying, ways to report bullying and how to ensure the safety of all students. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Dr. April K. Bullard will present information about how to identify bullying, ways to report bullying and how to ensure the safety of all students. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/24
Bring your Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

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