Activity Information
Feb 2020

Chess Club for Beginners

Main Library
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/10

02/24
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (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.) 
Feb 2020

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/03

02/10

02/24

02/14

02/21

02/28
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Read All About It!

Belle Glade Branch
Books to understand and manage your feelings. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/03Anger.

02/10Patience.

02/24Teasing vs. Bullying.
Books to understand and manage your feelings. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

Spanish Club for Niños!

¡El club de español para niños!

West Boynton Branch
Lunes, 24 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6-10. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/24
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6-10. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 20. Se requiere registrarse. 
Lleno de canciones, rimas, chistes y trabalenguas, el club de español atrae a los niños para pasar un rato memorable y agradable. Para cualquier nivel de español, principiantes o nativos. Edades 6-10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/24
Feb 2020

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
02/24
Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Feb 2020

Too Good

Gardens Branch
Too Good is a 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/03

02/10

02/24
Too Good is a 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Adult Coloring

Greenacres Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring a coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring a coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

It's All About the Census

Jupiter Branch
Hear from a U.S. census rep about why the decennial census matters to you and your life. Check your knowledge! (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Hear from a U.S. census rep about why the decennial census matters to you and your life. Check your knowledge! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/10

02/24
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

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

English Exchange

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

Coloring for Calmness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with coloring pencils, markers and unique coloring images. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with coloring pencils, markers and unique coloring images. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"Overcomer." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) PG
02/24
"Overcomer." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) PG
Feb 2020

Black History Month: Zora's Roots

Lantana Road Branch
"Zora's Roots: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston." ©PBS Production. (60 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
02/24
"Zora's Roots: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston." ©PBS Production. (60 min.) First come, first served. Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
Feb 2020

English Exchange

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

02/10

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

Creative Crashbox

Lantana Road Branch
D.I.T. Collage and Coloring Club collide to become a buffet of art. Coloring pages, art supplies and paper will be provided. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
D.I.T. Collage and Coloring Club collide to become a buffet of art. Coloring pages, art supplies and paper will be provided. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Isn't It Romantic?

Glades Road Branch
Delve into the romance genre. Staff focuses on the major sub-genres, providing recommendations and information. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/24
Delve into the romance genre. Staff focuses on the major sub-genres, providing recommendations and information. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Positively Africa!

Gardens Branch
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
02/24
Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna from Positively Africa. Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/03

02/10

02/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Don't Call Us Dead: Poems," by Danez Smith 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/23
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Trivia Contest!

Wellington Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/23
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/09

02/23
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Teen Anime Club

Main Library
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/23
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Teams will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Limit 42. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/23
Teams will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. Limit 42. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/23
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Neon Painting

West Boca Branch
We’ll break out the neon paints and create a fun neon piece using acrylics on a canvas board. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
We’ll break out the neon paints and create a fun neon piece using acrylics on a canvas board. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

"The Book Was Better?" Book Club: "The Sun Is Also a Star," by Nicola Yoon 

Lantana Road Branch
We will be discussing the book, sharing ideas and pizza. Copies available at the children's services desk. Ages 13 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
We will be discussing the book, sharing ideas and pizza. Copies available at the children's services desk. Ages 13 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Coronation at Winterfell

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Gather your bannermen and test strength and stamina to prove you belong in the Kingsguard. Then witness history at the coronation. Who will take the Iron Throne? Refreshments provided. Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/22
Gather your bannermen and test strength and stamina to prove you belong in the Kingsguard. Then witness history at the coronation. Who will take the Iron Throne? Refreshments provided. Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
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. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Sewing Lab

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring your current project, work on a pattern or practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or your own! Basic materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/22
Bring your current project, work on a pattern or practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or your own! Basic materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Fake News Game Show

Main Library
What is fake news and how do you spot it? Learn how in this fun, fast-paced game show presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro Chapter. Ages 13 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
What is fake news and how do you spot it? Learn how in this fun, fast-paced game show presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro Chapter. Ages 13 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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.) 
02/01

02/15

02/22

02/29
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Paint Pours

Loula V. York Branch
Create a finished project of one 6x6 canvas. Once the paint is poured and dried it creates a piece of art that can be hung. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
Create a finished project of one 6x6 canvas. Once the paint is poured and dried it creates a piece of art that can be hung. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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, beginning Sat, Feb 01. 
02/22
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, beginning Sat, Feb 01. 
Feb 2020

Classic Romantic Comedies

Glades Road Branch
Preregister. 
02/08"Roman Holiday." ©Paramount Pictures. (119 min.)  Not rated. 

02/22"When Harry Met Sally...." ©Warner Bros. (95 min.) 
Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/22
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. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Belle Glade Branch
"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools." ©. (90 min.)  This feature length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of Black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs, and policies that disrupt one of the most important factors in girls’ lives—education. Enjoy a meal followed by a film screening beginning at noon. A panel discussion will follow the film. (4 hr.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
02/22
"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools." ©. (90 min.)  This feature length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of Black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs, and policies that disrupt one of the most important factors in girls’ lives—education. Enjoy a meal followed by a film screening beginning at noon. A panel discussion will follow the film. (4 hr.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01Kindness Matters II.

02/08Celebrate Love & Friendship I!

02/22For the Love of Art I!

02/29For the Love of Art II!
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Kids Nail Art & More

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a child, age 3-8, to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
02/22
Bring a child, age 3-8, to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Mardi Gras, Hurrah!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Like they do in the "Big Easy" (New Orleans), we'll make beads and masks while listening to jazzy music with our "Krewe." Refreshments provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
Like they do in the "Big Easy" (New Orleans), we'll make beads and masks while listening to jazzy music with our "Krewe." Refreshments provided. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Paint Pours

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Create a finished project of one 6x6 canvas. Once the paint is poured and dried it creates a piece of art that can be hung. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
Create a finished project of one 6x6 canvas. Once the paint is poured and dried it creates a piece of art that can be hung. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/22
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Story Hour: French-English Session

Heure du Conte: Français-Anglais Session

Belle Glade Branch
Samdi, 22 Febrye, 
10:30 am

Stories, rhymes, songs and crafts. Laj  4-8. Ages 4-8. (30 min.) 
02/22
Stories, rhymes, songs and crafts. Laj  4-8. Ages 4-8. (30 min.) 
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage. Laj  4-8. (30 min.) 
02/22
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
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. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/01

02/08

02/15

02/22

02/29
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits® Arcade

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Cards & Snacks

Lantana Road Branch
Play a variety of card games, like Trash, Tunk, Spit and UNO with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Play a variety of card games, like Trash, Tunk, Spit and UNO with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Mo Willems Book Festival

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join Elephant and Piggie as we party in honor of author Mo Willems. We'll read a selection of his books and make a wacky craft. Ages 4-8. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Join Elephant and Piggie as we party in honor of author Mo Willems. We'll read a selection of his books and make a wacky craft. Ages 4-8. (30 min.) Preregister. 

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