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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Aug 2019

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/13Introduction to Watercolor.

08/20Watercolor Project.

08/27Open Studio.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 06 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 13 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 20 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 27 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
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. 
08/06
08/13
08/20
08/27
Aug 2019

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Lantana Road Branch
A medical doctor from Bethesda Community Health will discuss treatment options for chronic pain conditions. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
A medical doctor from Bethesda Community Health will discuss treatment options for chronic pain conditions. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/20
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Movie Matinee

West Boynton Branch
"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) For your comfort please bring a light jacket or sweater.  PG-13
08/20
"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) For your comfort please bring a light jacket or sweater.  PG-13
Aug 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. 
08/20
Learn about the app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) 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

Blanket Time

West Boynton Branch
Simple and creative play for infants to encourage the mini-milestones of babyhood. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Simple and creative play for infants to encourage the mini-milestones of babyhood. Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

LGBTQIA Storytime

Lantana Road Branch
Everyone can be a princess, everyone can be a knight. Join us for an LGBTQIA-centric storytime, complete with dancing and decorating your own crown. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Everyone can be a princess, everyone can be a knight. Join us for an LGBTQIA-centric storytime, complete with dancing and decorating your own crown. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Family Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/31
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Publish Your Own E-Book (Lecture)

Main Library
Learn a fast, easy and free way to publish and distribute your own e-book to the major retailers and thousands of libraries using Smashwords.com. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/20
Learn a fast, easy and free way to publish and distribute your own e-book to the major retailers and thousands of libraries using Smashwords.com. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

West African Dance Instruction

Royal Palm Beach Branch
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. 
08/16

08/19
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

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/07

08/19
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. 
Aug 2019

National Aviation Day

Gardens Branch
Make and fly a paper airplane! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Make and fly a paper airplane! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Do You Have Unwelcome Housepests?

Jupiter Branch
Florida’s climate creates the possibility for unwanted pests. Learn how to identify and eliminate the most common household pests with a UF/IFAS Extension representative. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Florida’s climate creates the possibility for unwanted pests. Learn how to identify and eliminate the most common household pests with a UF/IFAS Extension representative. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
08/12

08/19

08/26
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Crafternoon: Paper Roses

West Boynton Branch
Turn ordinary paper into gorgeous roses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Turn ordinary paper into gorgeous roses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Music by Laible Blu

Glades Road Branch
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Music & Movement Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music & Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Time to get up and move with a special edition of Music & Movement! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
08/05

08/12

08/19

08/26
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Sensory Story Time for Adults With Special Needs

Wellington Branch
Enjoy stories, music, and songs about the ocean! (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/19
Enjoy stories, music, and songs about the ocean! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/05

08/19
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Wizarding World Escape Room

Main Library
You've been given detention on the day of the House Championship Quidditch Cup. Now you have 30 minutes to escape before you miss the start of the game! Ages 9 & up. Limit 6. (30 min.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18

08/18
You've been given detention on the day of the House Championship Quidditch Cup. Now you have 30 minutes to escape before you miss the start of the game! Ages 9 & up. Limit 6. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Japanese Sweet Treats

Main Library
Con-goers will sample Pocky, Panda Cookies, Ramune, and more! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
08/18
Con-goers will sample Pocky, Panda Cookies, Ramune, and more! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

RPG Party!

Main Library
Brave adventurers wanted! Determine who you could be with our carefully crafted Tests for Quests, construct an implement of choice, and pose for group photos. Limit 25. (45 min.) 
08/18
Brave adventurers wanted! Determine who you could be with our carefully crafted Tests for Quests, construct an implement of choice, and pose for group photos. Limit 25. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

Pokémon Open Play

Main Library
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends at the same time.  (90 min.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends at the same time.  (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Mario Kart Racing

Main Library
Racers will vie for top pole positions, bragging rights and prize buttons in 3-minute contests! (90 min.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18
Racers will vie for top pole positions, bragging rights and prize buttons in 3-minute contests! (90 min.) 
Aug 2019

Drama Dragon Bilingual Story Time

Drama Dragon Hora de cuentos bilinguës

Main Library
Sábado, 17 de agosto, 
12:30 pm

Sábado, 17 de agosto, 
1:30 pm

Domingo, 18 de agosto, 
1:00 pm

Domingo, 18 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Enjoy a story and a craft with Jupiter Maltz Theatre’s mascot, Drama Dragon. Todas las edades. Limite 20. Limit 20. (30 min.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18

08/18
Enjoy a story and a craft with Jupiter Maltz Theatre’s mascot, Drama Dragon. Todas las edades. Limite 20. Limit 20. (30 min.) 
Disfrute un cuento y un manualidad con Drama Dragon, el mascota de Jupiter Maltz Teatro. Todas las edades. Limite 20. (30 min.) 
08/17
08/17
08/18
08/18
Aug 2019

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story," by Jacob Tobia 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/18
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Miniature Garden: Sand Art

Acreage Branch
Choose your colors and layer them with a little plant to create your own sand art terrarium. Materials provided. Bring a glue gun if possible. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/18
Choose your colors and layer them with a little plant to create your own sand art terrarium. Materials provided. Bring a glue gun if possible. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Nitromania!

Main Library
Con-goers will see physical changes occur before their very eyes as they learn about the states of matter in this “chilling” program about liquid nitrogen.  (45 min.) 
08/18
Con-goers will see physical changes occur before their very eyes as they learn about the states of matter in this “chilling” program about liquid nitrogen.  (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913"

Gardens Branch
"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
08/18
"Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913." ©PBS. (60 min.)  This documentary film explores an epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 that haunts the American labor movement to this day. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Anime Name Game

Main Library
Teams will compete with panelists to correctly identify various anime titles or characters. Limit 25. (30 min.) 
08/18
Teams will compete with panelists to correctly identify various anime titles or characters. Limit 25. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Name That Anime Tune

Main Library
In this twist on the classic game, contestants are challenged to “Name that Tune” on just three seconds or less! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
08/18
In this twist on the classic game, contestants are challenged to “Name that Tune” on just three seconds or less! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Con'In on a Budget

Main Library
Nerds Know will provide the best tips and tricks for cosplay, even on the tightest budget! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
08/18
Nerds Know will provide the best tips and tricks for cosplay, even on the tightest budget! Limit 25. (30 min.) 
Aug 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. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/18
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Coding With Sphero

Main Library
Program Sphero robots to navigate a series of challenges! Ages 5-18. Limit 10. (60 min.) 
08/18
Program Sphero robots to navigate a series of challenges! Ages 5-18. Limit 10. (60 min.) 
Aug 2019

DeweyCon 2019

Main Library
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the PBC Library System with cosplay, contests, giveaways, face painting, food trucks, special guests and more! 
08/17 (5 hr.) 

08/18 (3 hr.) 
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the PBC Library System with cosplay, contests, giveaways, face painting, food trucks, special guests and more! 
Aug 2019

Green Screen Photos

Main Library
Members, it’s time to enter the action! Immerse yourself in another place and time, and snap a green screen photo to commemorate the event. (2 hr.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18
Members, it’s time to enter the action! Immerse yourself in another place and time, and snap a green screen photo to commemorate the event. (2 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Gyotaku Fish Prints

Main Library
Replicas will be used to press rice paper designs, await a beautiful finish with paint and pencil.  Limit 25. (45 min.) 
08/18
Replicas will be used to press rice paper designs, await a beautiful finish with paint and pencil.  Limit 25. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

Oculus Rift

Main Library
Dip a toe in virtual reality 3D with 5-minute Dream Deck sessions! (2 hr.) 
08/17

08/17

08/18
Dip a toe in virtual reality 3D with 5-minute Dream Deck sessions! (2 hr.) 
Aug 2019

FlamingoCon Board Games Xtravaganza!

Main Library
Love board games? Stop by the FlamingoCon table to try out some amazing games! 
08/17 (5 hr.) 

08/18 (3 hr.) 
Love board games? Stop by the FlamingoCon table to try out some amazing games! 
Aug 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. 
08/18
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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