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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Aug 2019

Streaming Made Simple

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Dive into the world of streaming - accessing videos, music and podcasts online! Learn about the many streams available including those from the library. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
Dive into the world of streaming - accessing videos, music and podcasts online! Learn about the many streams available including those from the library. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Fantasy Football 2019

Wellington Branch
Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/26
Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
08/26
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Aug 2019

Kids 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 relaxing music. Snacks provided. Ages 7-11. 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 relaxing music. Snacks provided. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boynton Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Call or stop by to sign up for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. Space is limited.
08/24 (3 hr.) 

08/26 (2 hr.) 
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Call or stop by to sign up for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. Space is limited.
Aug 2019

Too Good: Goal Setting

Gardens Branch
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session one of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session one of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
08/12

08/19

08/26
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
Do It Together! Socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
08/05

08/12

08/19

08/26
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
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

Civics Trivia Contest!

Wellington Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer civics trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
Teams of 2-6 will answer civics trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence," by Michael Pollan 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Teen Anime Club

Main Library
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, this is your chance to meet others like you!  Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/25
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, this is your chance to meet others like you!  Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/04

08/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Fun With Coding

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fifteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fifteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Needle-Workers' Guild

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/10

08/24
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
"A Star Is Born." ©Warner Bros. (135 min.) Popcorn provided. R
08/24
"A Star Is Born." ©Warner Bros. (135 min.) Popcorn provided. R
Aug 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) In recognition of Women's Equality Day on Aug 26. Preregister. PG-13
08/24
"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) In recognition of Women's Equality Day on Aug 26. Preregister. PG-13
Aug 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Main Library
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
08/24
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Kids Spa Date

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a child, age 3-8, to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. All ages. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Bring a child, age 3-8, to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. All ages. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Belle Glade Branch
Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

STEM for Little Ones: Numbers

Main Library
Your little one will be introduced to STEM concepts in a fun and educational environment! Ages 3-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Your little one will be introduced to STEM concepts in a fun and educational environment! Ages 3-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Binary Code Beaded Necklaces

Gardens Branch
Learn basic binary code while making personalized code name necklaces. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Learn basic binary code while making personalized code name necklaces. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tower Time

West Boynton Branch
Sculpt, mold and design master structures, numbers or letters with Magic Nuudles® and water. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Sculpt, mold and design master structures, numbers or letters with Magic Nuudles® and water. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
08/16"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 

08/23"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 

08/30"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Aug 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 

08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 

08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 

08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Gardening for Birds With Native Plants

West Boca Branch
Learn how to attract birds in your garden. Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Learn how to attract birds in your garden. Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Raise a Reader

Greenacres Branch
Explore the five key components to early literacy: talking, singing, writing, playing and reading with fun activities you can duplicate at home. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Explore the five key components to early literacy: talking, singing, writing, playing and reading with fun activities you can duplicate at home. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Sensory Sensations for Little Ones

Jupiter Branch
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
08/09

08/23
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi

Main Library
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Fantasy Football 2019

Gardens Branch
Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/22
Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Personal Digital Archiving

Main Library
Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Learn how to organize, manage and preserve your digital photos and documents to create a personal digital archive. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tech Thursday: Water Challenge

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We love all things STEM and tech, so we'll put on our engineering hardhats and step up for National Water Quality Month! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
We love all things STEM and tech, so we'll put on our engineering hardhats and step up for National Water Quality Month! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Rainbow Pasta Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative with your food and make colorful works of art. Ages 3 & up. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Get creative with your food and make colorful works of art. Ages 3 & up. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Star Gazing

Wellington Branch
View the stars through a cardboard sky. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
08/22
View the stars through a cardboard sky. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

Meditation for Everyday Living

Wellington Branch
Join John Bednarik and explore the power of meditation to help us transform our lives and find the joy and serenity we’re longing for. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Join John Bednarik and explore the power of meditation to help us transform our lives and find the joy and serenity we’re longing for. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Senior Medicare Patrol

Greenacres Branch
The Area Agency on Aging (SHINE) will talk about Medicare fraud, errors and abuse that affect current beneficiaries and can often result in higher premiums. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
The Area Agency on Aging (SHINE) will talk about Medicare fraud, errors and abuse that affect current beneficiaries and can often result in higher premiums. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Online Resources for Market Research

Gardens Branch
Learn about DemographicsNow and SimplyAnalytics to help you conduct market research. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Learn about DemographicsNow and SimplyAnalytics to help you conduct market research. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

The Volen Center

West Boynton Branch
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22 Cancelled
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup," by John Carreyrou 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of musical favorites.  
08/08"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 

08/15"Singin' in the Rain." ©Warner Bros. (103 min.) 

08/22"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG 

08/29"Hairspray." ©New Line Cinema. (117 min.)  PG 
A selection of musical favorites.  
Aug 2019

Butterfly Gardening With Native Plants

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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