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Activity Information
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/22
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch





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

Time for Twos Special: Lots of Dots

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Calling all tots to make art with dots. Spots and dots are taking over this story time! Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 22-35 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Calling all tots to make art with dots. Spots and dots are taking over this story time! Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 22-35 mos. (30 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

Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Let's Play With Water

Lantana Road Branch
Several experiments to teach little scientists about water. Ages 3-5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Several experiments to teach little scientists about water. Ages 3-5. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/22
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) 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

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Los días del arcoíris" de Antonio Skármeta

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Days of the Rainbow," by Antonio Skármeta

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Miércoles, 21 de agosto, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/21
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Aug 2019

Foreign Film Night

Wellington Branch
"Akira Kurosawa's Dreams." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.) Preregister. PG
08/21
"Akira Kurosawa's Dreams." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.) Preregister. PG
Aug 2019

Fantasy Football 2019

Acreage 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. 
08/21
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

Clay Creations

Wellington Branch
With our simple instructions make a friend out of clay. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
08/21
With our simple instructions make a friend out of clay. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
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

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

A Horse, of Course!

West Boynton Branch
Find out what makes a horse a horse as we explore the habits and history of this equine animal. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Find out what makes a horse a horse as we explore the habits and history of this equine animal. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Keep Calm & Color: Dogust

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon coloring cute puppy coloring pages. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon coloring cute puppy coloring pages. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Kids Create: Art Class

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/07

08/21
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
08/21
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Gardens 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. 
08/21
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

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

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/21
Organize your photos and record your memories. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Book Discussion: "Pachinko," by Min Jin Lee 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Based in Korea in the early 1900s, a crippled fisherman's adopted daughter has her life turned upside down by an unplanned pregnancy. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Based in Korea in the early 1900s, a crippled fisherman's adopted daughter has her life turned upside down by an unplanned pregnancy. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

The Volen Center

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, including a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21 Cancelled
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, including a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 07 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 21 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/07

08/21
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. 
08/07
08/21
Aug 2019

Little Picassos Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We will be going on a picnic! Listen to stories, sing songs and more as we observe National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
We will be going on a picnic! Listen to stories, sing songs and more as we observe National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/07

08/21
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Baby Play Date

Gardens Branch
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 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

Library Apps

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Access audiobooks, e-books, music and more through your library! Discover the many easy to use apps, all available for free! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Access audiobooks, e-books, music and more through your library! Discover the many easy to use apps, all available for free! Space is limited. (60 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

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

Tertulia literaria: "La vida cuando era nuestra” de Marian Izaguirre

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Life When It Was Ours," by Marian Izaguirre)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 20 de agosto, 
6:30 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
08/20
Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

West African Dance Instruction

Main Library
An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/13

08/20
An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

DIY Applehead Dolls

Tequesta Branch
Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Eat your apple and carve it too. Learn how to make a doll head from an apple and the doll body to support. Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Whole Health Intergenerational Nutrition Education (WHINE)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about micro-gardening and the mind/body connection of healthy eating. Plant a seed to take home and start your own garden. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
08/20
Learn about micro-gardening and the mind/body connection of healthy eating. Plant a seed to take home and start your own garden. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
It's game night! Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/20
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. 
Aug 2019

Makerspace: Musical Instruments

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Design, build and test your musical instrument with a variety of supplies. Are you up to the challenge? Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Design, build and test your musical instrument with a variety of supplies. Are you up to the challenge? Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Dorm Decor

Jupiter Branch
Planning out your perfect space on a budget can be tough. Make a paper starburst and vision board. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Planning out your perfect space on a budget can be tough. Make a paper starburst and vision board. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tape Painting

Wellington Branch
Use paint and tape to create your own geometric masterpiece. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
08/20
Use paint and tape to create your own geometric masterpiece. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
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. 

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