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Nov 2019

Singer & Songwriter Bob Gelb

West Boca Branch
Bob Gelb will play a variety of songs including folk, pop, songs from the '40s and '50s, as well as a couple of original tunes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
Bob Gelb will play a variety of songs including folk, pop, songs from the '40s and '50s, as well as a couple of original tunes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Career Transitions

Acreage Branch
An online guidance center that helps you browse career paths, build a résumé, create a cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
An online guidance center that helps you browse career paths, build a résumé, create a cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
11/05

11/12

11/19
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2019

Native American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Native America." ©PBS. (220 min.) It is Native America as never seen before - featuring sacred rituals filmed for the first time, history changing scientific discoveries and rarely heard voices. Preregister. Shown with permission. 
11/05From Caves to Cosmos. (60 min.) 

11/12Nature to Nations. (60 min.) 

11/19Cities of the Sky. (60 min.) 

11/26New World Rising. (60 min.) 
"Native America." ©PBS. (220 min.) It is Native America as never seen before - featuring sacred rituals filmed for the first time, history changing scientific discoveries and rarely heard voices. Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Nov 2019

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Movement activities, songs and stories for the littlest ones. Pre-walkers. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/05

11/19
Movement activities, songs and stories for the littlest ones. Pre-walkers. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Thanksgiving Fun for Everyone!

Glades Road Branch
Celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, songs, crafts and a short film. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
Celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, songs, crafts and a short film. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Pajama Special: Give Thanks

West Boca Branch
Put on your favorite PJs if you’d like, as we gather and get into the holiday spirit with stories, music, and a special activity to celebrate Thanksgiving. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
Put on your favorite PJs if you’d like, as we gather and get into the holiday spirit with stories, music, and a special activity to celebrate Thanksgiving. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Preschool Story Time Special: Attitude of Gratitude

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Calling all little butterballs! Thanksgiving is a time to show how grateful we are with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
Calling all little butterballs! Thanksgiving is a time to show how grateful we are with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

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. 
11/05Happy Families Reading Together I!

11/19I'm Thankful for ... I.

11/26I'm Grateful for ... II.
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Veteran's (VA) Health Care

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Do you qualify for VA health care? Learn more about your health care benefits from West Palm Beach VA Outreach Coordinator Richard Bryan. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/19
Do you qualify for VA health care? Learn more about your health care benefits from West Palm Beach VA Outreach Coordinator Richard Bryan. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/06

11/13

11/19

11/20
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2019

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. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/05

11/19
Looking for help researching a topic for school or finding and applying for college scholarships? Sign up for a one-on-one session. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/04

11/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

French Conversation Group for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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. 
11/18
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. 
Nov 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.) 
11/18
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Nov 2019

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/06

11/18
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Girls Who Code: 3rd-5th Grade Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Open to girls and boys! Let's read, explore and code together with activities from the Girls Who Code organization. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Open to girls and boys! Let's read, explore and code together with activities from the Girls Who Code organization. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
11/18
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Nov 2019

Too Good: Bonding & Relationships

Gardens Branch
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session four of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session four of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Colorful Cornucopias

Wellington Branch
Make a festive piece of art that is perfect for the fall holidays! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/18
Make a festive piece of art that is perfect for the fall holidays! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

West Boynton Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/09

09/23

10/07

10/21

11/04

11/18

12/02

12/16
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

English Exchange

West Boynton Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/04

11/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
11/04

11/18
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Nov 2019

Papercrafts: Pie-Slice Box

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Send everyone home with a slice of pie with these handmade paper pie-slice boxes. Materials provided. Preregister. 
11/18
Send everyone home with a slice of pie with these handmade paper pie-slice boxes. Materials provided. Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "The One-in-a-Million Boy," by Monica Wood

Acreage Branch
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging adults in PBC to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion featuring this year's selection! (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging adults in PBC to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion featuring this year's selection! (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"The Hustle." ©Universal Pictures. (94 min.) PG-13
11/18
"The Hustle." ©Universal Pictures. (94 min.) PG-13
Nov 2019

Cannabis 101 With Dr. Melanie Bone, MD

Gardens Branch
Unsure about medical marijuana? Learn from an expert in the field about its uses in therapies for a number of illnesses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Unsure about medical marijuana? Learn from an expert in the field about its uses in therapies for a number of illnesses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
11/04

11/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2019

Suzy Hammer’s Bookworm

Tequesta Branch
Celebrate Families Reading Together with this enthusiastic reading superhero! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Celebrate Families Reading Together with this enthusiastic reading superhero! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Bouncing Babies

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/04

11/18
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Introduction to cloudLibrary (E-Book & E-Audiobook) App

Lantana Road Branch
Learn about the app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Learn about the app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Sensory Story Time for Adults With Special Needs

Wellington Branch
Enjoy stories, music, and songs! (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Enjoy stories, music, and songs! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/04

11/18
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Baby Sign Basics

Jupiter Branch
Do you wish your baby could talk to tell you what they need? Come learn the basics of American Sign Language to help you and your child communicate. Ages 0-4. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/18
Do you wish your baby could talk to tell you what they need? Come learn the basics of American Sign Language to help you and your child communicate. Ages 0-4. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Popcorn & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Toy Story 4." ©Disney Pixar. (100 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Preregister. G
11/17
"Toy Story 4." ©Disney Pixar. (100 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Preregister. G
Nov 2019

Sensory Fall Festival!

Wellington Branch
Celebrate the season with games, crafts, face painting and more for children and teens with special needs and their families.  Ages 0-17. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/17
Celebrate the season with games, crafts, face painting and more for children and teens with special needs and their families.  Ages 0-17. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Book Arts

Acreage Branch
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/17
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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. 
11/03

11/17
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Board Game Design Workshop & Open Table Play

Jupiter Branch
Playtest, prototype, brainstorm, troubleshoot, network and discuss all things board game with Brian Fiore from South Florida Game Design. Play-testers welcome! (5 hr.) Preregister. 
11/17
Playtest, prototype, brainstorm, troubleshoot, network and discuss all things board game with Brian Fiore from South Florida Game Design. Play-testers welcome! (5 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Library Time for Children With Special Needs

Gardens Branch
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/17
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Meet & Greet: Teen Anime Nation

West Boca Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others like you! Help plan future events. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others like you! Help plan future events. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

Glades Road Branch
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

It's Your Move: Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (75 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/16
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Hostiles." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (133 min.) In recognition of National Indian American Heritage Month. Preregister. R
11/16
"Hostiles." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (133 min.) In recognition of National Indian American Heritage Month. Preregister. R
Nov 2019

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "The One-in-a-Million Boy," by Monica Wood

Lantana Road Branch
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging adults in PBC to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion featuring this year's selection! (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging adults in PBC to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion featuring this year's selection! (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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.) 
11/16
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
11/09

11/16

11/23

11/30
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Nov 2019

Handmade Crafternoon

Main Library
Domingo, 03 de noviembre, 
2:00 pm

Sábado, 16 de noviembre, 
2:00 pm

Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
11/03

11/16
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

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