Activity Information
Dec 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 anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Family Cookie Night

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gingerbread House Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Fun: Cookie Decoration

Belle Glade Branch
Dress to get messy. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Dress to get messy. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Marble Ornaments

Tequesta Branch
Marbleize a clear globe with your favorite holiday colors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Marbleize a clear globe with your favorite holiday colors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

DIY Ugly Holiday Sweatshirt

Jupiter Branch
Create a festive masterpiece to show off your outrageous holiday spirit! You bring the sweatshirt, we'll provide the tinsel and the hot glue. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create a festive masterpiece to show off your outrageous holiday spirit! You bring the sweatshirt, we'll provide the tinsel and the hot glue. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Sand Art Fun

Lantana Road Branch
Create fun holiday scenes using colored sand. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create fun holiday scenes using colored sand. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Movie & Crafternoon

Acreage Branch
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Make a craft as you watch this wondrous winter adventure inspired by a special visit to the North Pole! Ages 4 & up. G
12/18
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Make a craft as you watch this wondrous winter adventure inspired by a special visit to the North Pole! Ages 4 & up. G
Dec 2019

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 04 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 18 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04

12/18
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04
12/18
Dec 2019

Fall Prevention Program

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Includes balance testing, a talk about home safety, tai chi for better balance demonstrations and how tai chi strengthens muscles. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/18
Includes balance testing, a talk about home safety, tai chi for better balance demonstrations and how tai chi strengthens muscles. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Gardens Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "A Woman Is No Man," by Etaf Rum 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
(90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
(90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Make a Gift

West Boca Branch
Create a decorative picture frame to give to someone special. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create a decorative picture frame to give to someone special. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 hr.) 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch 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

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. 
12/04

12/11

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

Uploads & Downloads

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about sending and receiving computer files like documents or pictures? Learn to get files where they need to be! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Confused about sending and receiving computer files like documents or pictures? Learn to get files where they need to be! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/18
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 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

Reindeer Romp

Tequesta Branch
Join in all the reindeer games, songs and stories. Antlers provided. Ages 12-30 mos. Space is limited. (40 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Join in all the reindeer games, songs and stories. Antlers provided. Ages 12-30 mos. Space is limited. (40 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
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.) 
Dec 2019

Wee Folks Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Do you want to build a snowman ... with Magic Nuudles®? It's a morning of bells, songs, and rhymes plus a special art activity.  Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Do you want to build a snowman ... with Magic Nuudles®? It's a morning of bells, songs, and rhymes plus a special art activity.  Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

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

12/11

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

Baby & Me

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, fingerplays, bubbles and more to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Songs, fingerplays, bubbles and more to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Paper Tree

Greenacres Branch
Turn unwanted and unloved paperbacks into a holiday tree. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Turn unwanted and unloved paperbacks into a holiday tree. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gentle Yoga

Jupiter Branch
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Cozy Pajama Story Time

West Boca Branch
Get in your jammies and bring the whole family to an evening story time. Enjoy stories, songs and even a bedtime snack. Snacks provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Get in your jammies and bring the whole family to an evening story time. Enjoy stories, songs and even a bedtime snack. Snacks provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Golden Snitch Ornament

Tequesta Branch
Harry Potter fans decorate clear globes with gold and feathers. Polyjuice and Ravenclaw chips served. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Harry Potter fans decorate clear globes with gold and feathers. Polyjuice and Ravenclaw chips served. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La vorágine” de José Eustasio Rivera

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Vortex," by José Eustasio Rivera)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 17 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/17
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Dec 2019

Reindeer Games

Greenacres Branch
Why should reindeer have all the fun? Join the festivities with games, prizes and reindeer treats. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Why should reindeer have all the fun? Join the festivities with games, prizes and reindeer treats. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Main Library
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10

12/17
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La transparencia del tiempo” de Leonardo Padura

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Transparency of Time," by Leonardo Padura)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 17 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
12/17
Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Pajama Story Time: Polar Express

Jupiter Branch
All aboard for a journey to the North Pole. Pajamas encouraged. Passengers will enjoy a story, craft and hot cocoa. Well, are you coming? Refreshments provided. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
12/17
All aboard for a journey to the North Pole. Pajamas encouraged. Passengers will enjoy a story, craft and hot cocoa. Well, are you coming? Refreshments provided. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Stress Balls

Glades Road Branch
Use birdseed and balloons to make a stress ball. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Use birdseed and balloons to make a stress ball. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandoms to physics. Team up with friends and battle for bragging rights and pretty cool prizes! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
12/17
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandoms to physics. Team up with friends and battle for bragging rights and pretty cool prizes! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Make & Take: DIY Holiday Gifts

Belle Glade Branch
Get creative with our craft supplies! Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
12/17
Get creative with our craft supplies! Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Sock Snowmen

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
No snow? "Snow" problem! Build your very own snowman (or snowperson) with a sock! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
No snow? "Snow" problem! Build your very own snowman (or snowperson) with a sock! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

RPB Kids Coloring Club: Winter Wonderland!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring! Color snowmen, penguins, snowflakes and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring! Color snowmen, penguins, snowflakes and more. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Kids Create: Holiday Ornaments

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Choose from a variety of holiday ornaments to make and decorate your home. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Choose from a variety of holiday ornaments to make and decorate your home. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Pop-Up Book Extravaganza

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
The books in this story time are filled with surprises. Practice your oohs and aahs as you make a simple pop-up card to amaze that special someone. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
The books in this story time are filled with surprises. Practice your oohs and aahs as you make a simple pop-up card to amaze that special someone. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Cards

Lantana Road Branch
Pine trees, snowmen and ornaments galore make the best greeting cards for sure. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Pine trees, snowmen and ornaments galore make the best greeting cards for sure. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Neon Paint Class

Main Library
Make a neon work of art using vibrant acrylic paints. Express yourself in the brightest of colors! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Make a neon work of art using vibrant acrylic paints. Express yourself in the brightest of colors! Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Night Circus," by Erin Morgenstern 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 03 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 10 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 31 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03

12/10

12/17

12/31
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
Dec 2019

Three Singing Men: Billy Joel, Bob Dylan & Neil Diamond

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about each singer's early influences, romantic relationships and different paths to success. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Learn about each singer's early influences, romantic relationships and different paths to success. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Script in Hand Players Present "Conversations"

Glades Road Branch
A talented group of local actors perform three short humorous and bittersweet plays. Includes a talkback with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
A talented group of local actors perform three short humorous and bittersweet plays. Includes a talkback with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.
12/04

12/10

12/11

12/17
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.
Dec 2019

Art for Adults: Art Show Open Studios

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an AfA regular? Bring your favorite pieces to this month's open studios to tweak, get ready and submit for selection into our Second Art Showing. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/10

12/17
Are you an AfA regular? Bring your favorite pieces to this month's open studios to tweak, get ready and submit for selection into our Second Art Showing. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Traveling Through Jewish Europe & Asia

Gardens Branch
Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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