Activity Information
Dec 2019

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. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
12/02

12/03

12/04

12/05

12/06

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/11

12/12

12/13

12/14

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

12/27

12/28

12/30

12/31
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Show us your skills by completing our timed challenges. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Show us your skills by completing our timed challenges. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Game On!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Enjoy your winter break with some board games and Wii games. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Enjoy your winter break with some board games and Wii games. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Toddler Art: Stick to the Plan

West Boynton Branch
Dot and sticker wintry scenes, build a Snowman, dress them up and practice hand-eye coordination with friends. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Dot and sticker wintry scenes, build a Snowman, dress them up and practice hand-eye coordination with friends. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Toy Story 4." ©Disney Pixar. (100 min.) Munch on popcorn and make a new friend with a spork and other stuff. Popcorn provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. G
12/27
"Toy Story 4." ©Disney Pixar. (100 min.) Munch on popcorn and make a new friend with a spork and other stuff. Popcorn provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. G
Dec 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. 
12/13

12/27
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Family Coloring Night

West Boca Branch
A fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/26
A fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Winter Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Create different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Create different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Family Movie Magic Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Relax with your friends and watch a family-friendly movie. Popcorn provided. G
12/26
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Relax with your friends and watch a family-friendly movie. Popcorn provided. G
Dec 2019

Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Latin Music USA: The Chicano Wave, Divas & Superstars." ©PBS. (120 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
12/26
"Latin Music USA: The Chicano Wave, Divas & Superstars." ©PBS. (120 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Isn't It Romantic Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A sampling of romantic movies. 
12/05"While You Were Sleeping." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.)  PG 

12/12"Sleepless in Seattle." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (104 min.)  PG 

12/19"Hitch." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (118 min.)  PG-13 

12/26"Isn't It Romantic." ©Warner Bros. (88 min.)  PG-13 
A sampling of romantic movies. 
Dec 2019

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Break Fun

Belle Glade Branch
Chill out at your library. Bring a friend! Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/23Minecraft & Chess.

12/26 Beadtastic & Friendship Bracelets.

12/28Kids Nail Art & Bingo.
Chill out at your library. Bring a friend! Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Game Day

West Boca Branch
Spend the morning playing cards and board games with library friends! Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 
12/26
Spend the morning playing cards and board games with library friends! Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Main Library
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Battle evil monsters and bring goodness back to the world! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
12/26
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Battle evil monsters and bring goodness back to the world! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Make Your Own Holiday Ornaments

Lantana Road Branch
Create fun holiday ornaments to keep or give as a gift. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/23
Create fun holiday ornaments to keep or give as a gift. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Sew Fun: Lavender Bags

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Make a small hand-sewn pillow with lavender that you can keep or give as a gift. All materials provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/23
Make a small hand-sewn pillow with lavender that you can keep or give as a gift. All materials provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/23
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Music & Movement Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music and Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/23
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music and Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Carry On," by Rainbow Rowell 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/22
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
12/21
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Needleworkers' Guild

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/21
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

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. 
12/21
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. 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Loving." ©Focus Features. (123 min.) In recognition of Human Rights Month. Preregister. PG-13
12/21
"Loving." ©Focus Features. (123 min.) In recognition of Human Rights Month. Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
12/21
"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
Dec 2019

Kids' Music Circle

Belle Glade Branch
Sing, shake and play along with holiday-themed performance with songs for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and winter with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive activity. (60 min.) 
12/21
Sing, shake and play along with holiday-themed performance with songs for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and winter with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive activity. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Photos with Santa

Belle Glade Branch
Santa is coming to town and you can have your photo taken with him. Get a copy of the photo to take home. (60 min.) 
12/21
Santa is coming to town and you can have your photo taken with him. Get a copy of the photo to take home. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company

Belle Glade Branch
This select group of students will perform holiday music with and inspiring performance that entertains audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through rehearsals and performances, cast members experience increased self-confidence, improved team-building skills, and the opportunity to participate in peer to peer guidance.  (45 min.) 
12/21
This select group of students will perform holiday music with and inspiring performance that entertains audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through rehearsals and performances, cast members experience increased self-confidence, improved team-building skills, and the opportunity to participate in peer to peer guidance.  (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Wreaths

Greenacres Branch
You’re invited to a holiday wreath making party! We will provide all the materials for a festive wreath to decorate your home or give as a gift. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
You’re invited to a holiday wreath making party! We will provide all the materials for a festive wreath to decorate your home or give as a gift. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

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. 
12/07Celebrate Love!

12/14Celebrate Joy!

12/21Winter Wonderland I.

12/28Winter Wonderland II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Joel Lerner's Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
12/21
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

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. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
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. 
Dec 2019

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir In The Glades

Belle Glade Branch
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization comprised of singers in grades 2-12. (30 min.) 
12/21
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization comprised of singers in grades 2-12. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Learn With Me: Personalized Stocking

Jupiter Branch
Learn the basics of sewing by creating a stocking fit for the fireside. Bring an adult for additional assistance. Ages 8-17. Limit 5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Learn the basics of sewing by creating a stocking fit for the fireside. Bring an adult for additional assistance. Ages 8-17. Limit 5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Festive Family Fun Day

Belle Glade Branch
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive event includes performances by the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir in the Glades, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company, and the Kids' Music Circle. There will also be crafts, photos with Santa. Bring your mittens to play in a field of snow. Refreshments provided. 
12/21
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive event includes performances by the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches Choir in the Glades, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company, and the Kids' Music Circle. There will also be crafts, photos with Santa. Bring your mittens to play in a field of snow. Refreshments provided. 
Dec 2019

Smokey the Bear Birthday Bash!

Glades Road Branch
Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Celebrate 75 years of fire prevention with stories, crafts and a special visit from Smokey! Presented by the Florida Forest Service. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Disney's Frozen Celebration

West Boynton Branch
Do you want to build a snowman? Join us for an enchanting Frozen adventure. Test your knowledge of the movie, engage in fun activities and enjoy a yummy snack. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Do you want to build a snowman? Join us for an enchanting Frozen adventure. Test your knowledge of the movie, engage in fun activities and enjoy a yummy snack. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gingerbread House Fun!

Lantana Road Branch
Are you creative and like candy? Make a mini gingerbread house. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Are you creative and like candy? Make a mini gingerbread house. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Snowflakes

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10

12/20
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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