Activity Information
Dec 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2019

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/12

12/20
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Civics Study Group

Loula V. York Branch
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/20
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Handmade Ornaments

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Drop-In Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
12/20
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Joyful Celebrations

Jupiter Branch
Put on your best outfit to celebrate the season of caring and sharing with stories, music, and dancing to express our joyous spirits. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Put on your best outfit to celebrate the season of caring and sharing with stories, music, and dancing to express our joyous spirits. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jinglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 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

Book Chat: "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," by Heather Morris 

Acreage Branch
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Copies available. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tween/Teen Kahoot Trivia Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Show us how much you know about Hamilton, Stranger Things and other fandoms by answering trivia using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Show us how much you know about Hamilton, Stranger Things and other fandoms by answering trivia using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Cinnamon Clay Ornaments

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mix up a batch of clay that smells great and use cookie cutters to fashion an ornament to take home. All materials provided, except the creativity! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Mix up a batch of clay that smells great and use cookie cutters to fashion an ornament to take home. All materials provided, except the creativity! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Glades Road Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join us for a discussion of Susan Orlean's book of fire, intrigue and libraries! This acclaimed best-seller is sure to spark thought and ignite conversation. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19"The Library Book," by Susan Orlean. 
Join us for a discussion of Susan Orlean's book of fire, intrigue and libraries! This acclaimed best-seller is sure to spark thought and ignite conversation. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Owl Pencil Holders

Lantana Road Branch
Create a colorful owl pencil holder to keep or share as a gift. Ages 9-15. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Create a colorful owl pencil holder to keep or share as a gift. Ages 9-15. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Kids Anime Club

Main Library
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Writers' Critique Group

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
11/07

11/21

12/05

12/19

01/09

01/23
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Design a Card

West Boca Branch
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you or any occasion cards for your family and friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
12/19
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you or any occasion cards for your family and friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Let It Snow!

Acreage Branch
Get in the winter spirit and celebrate the fun of snow! Play with "snow" in the library and make a fun snow craft. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
12/19
Get in the winter spirit and celebrate the fun of snow! Play with "snow" in the library and make a fun snow craft. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Give a Gift

Gardens Branch
Create your own special gift for loved ones for the season of giving. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Create your own special gift for loved ones for the season of giving. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/05

12/05

12/12

12/12

12/12

12/19

12/19

12/19
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

STEAM: Paper Plate Hovercraft

Wellington Branch
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/19
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Movie Matinee

Lantana Road Branch
"It's a Wonderful Life." ©Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
12/19
"It's a Wonderful Life." ©Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
Dec 2019

Career Transitions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 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

Holiday Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." ©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13
12/19
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." ©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
12/04"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.)  PG 

12/19"Tyler Perry's A Medea Christmas." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.)  PG-13 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

Greenacres Branch
(60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
(60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

The Digital Afterlife: Planning for Death in the Internet Age

Main Library
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Finger Painting

West Boca Branch
Dress for a mess, as we get our hands dirty creating refrigerator-worthy pieces of art. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Dress for a mess, as we get our hands dirty creating refrigerator-worthy pieces of art. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Stay & Play

Lantana Road Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with educational toys and songs. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Meet with friends for a play date filled with educational toys and songs. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05Celebrate Love!

12/12Celebrate Joy!

12/19Winter Wonderland I.
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/19
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. 
Dec 2019

Sit & Sing Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Lapsit story time for the youngest readers. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Lapsit story time for the youngest readers. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/18
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. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Tertulia literaria: “Geranios en el balcón” de Carolina Pobla

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Geraniums in the Balcony," by Carolina Pobla

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Miércoles, 18 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/18
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Dec 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/18
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

French Conversation Group - Intermediate

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Family Fun Night: Ice Fort Night

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Bring blue or white blankets, sheets, pillows and flashlights to build a Frozen-inspired fort. Then, read a few books by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Bring blue or white blankets, sheets, pillows and flashlights to build a Frozen-inspired fort. Then, read a few books by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/18
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. 
Dec 2019

Stomp Rockets With 4-H Club of PBC!

Loula V. York Branch
Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion by building and launching rockets with different types of fins to learn about drag, lift and flight distance. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion by building and launching rockets with different types of fins to learn about drag, lift and flight distance. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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