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Activity Information
Jul 2018

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Johnny Tremain." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (80 min.) Not rated.
07/18
"Johnny Tremain." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (80 min.) Not rated.
Jul 2018

"Minecraft" Hour of Code

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Design and program your own version of "Minecraft." Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/18
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Design and program your own version of "Minecraft." Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Kindergarten Readiness Class

Wellington Branch
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Gross Motor Skills.

07/18Math Skills.

07/25Reading Skills.
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

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. (90 min.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Tertulia Literaria: "El día que se perdió la cordura" de Javier Castillo

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

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

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
07/17
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) 
07/17
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

In Concert: Tchaa

Main Library
Tchaa is South Florida’s jazz-infused hip-hop band playing both originals and reimagined covers of standards and popular tunes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Tchaa is South Florida’s jazz-infused hip-hop band playing both originals and reimagined covers of standards and popular tunes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Libraries Rock! Rock Painting

Wellington Branch
Show your neighborhood pride and get involved in the rock painting craze. Paint your own rocks to keep, or hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Show your neighborhood pride and get involved in the rock painting craze. Paint your own rocks to keep, or hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/05

07/10

07/11

07/12

07/17

07/18

07/19

07/24

07/25

07/26
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

StoryWalk® & Craft

Main Library
This month’s StoryWalk® celebrates Tony Mitton’s "Dinosaurumpus!" Parents and children are encouraged to walk our story path to find a craft at the end.  Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
07/17
This month’s StoryWalk® celebrates Tony Mitton’s "Dinosaurumpus!" Parents and children are encouraged to walk our story path to find a craft at the end.  Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Beginning Spanish

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31

08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
Jul 2018

DIY Maker Space: It's Electric!

Greenacres Branch
Make your own flashlight with just a few household supplies, plus a battery and a bulb. Supplies provided! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Make your own flashlight with just a few household supplies, plus a battery and a bulb. Supplies provided! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Wimpy Kids Day

Acreage Branch
It's winter in July with crafts, games and activities to celebrate the upcoming release of "Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown," by Jeff Kinney. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
07/17

07/17
It's winter in July with crafts, games and activities to celebrate the upcoming release of "Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown," by Jeff Kinney. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Young Artists: Music & Watercolors

West Boca Branch
Let the music inspire you to create a whimsical watercolor painting.  Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/17
Let the music inspire you to create a whimsical watercolor painting.  Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Name That Tune!

Glades Road Branch
Compete in teams to see who can name the song and then decorate musical pretzels.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Compete in teams to see who can name the song and then decorate musical pretzels.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Libraries Rock! Rock Painting

Wellington Branch
Paint rocks to keep or to hide and spread the joy to others.  Ages 3-12. Limit 40. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Paint rocks to keep or to hide and spread the joy to others.  Ages 3-12. Limit 40. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Back to School Craft

Lantana Road Branch
Ready for school? Paint your very own emoji drawstring backpack. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Ready for school? Paint your very own emoji drawstring backpack. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
07/17
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
Jul 2018

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/03

07/05

07/10

07/10

07/17

07/17

07/19

07/24

07/26
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

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. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

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

Martes, 10 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 24 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 31 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
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. 
07/03
07/10
07/17
07/24
07/31
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/10The Story of the National Gallery, London.  Late Medieval Painting.  Early Renaissance Italian Painting. 

07/17Netherlandish Portraits and Devotional Images.  Florence—Center of 15th-Century Italian Art.  15th-Century Venetian Art. 

07/24The High Renaissance in Central Italy.  Titian and His Venetian Contemporaries.  Venetian Masters—Tintoretto and Veronese. 

07/31Painting for the Courts, c. 1515–1575. Northern European Masters—Bosch to Bruegel. The Innovation of Carracci and Caravaggio. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
Jul 2018

Emoji Slime Kids

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Celebrate World Emoji Day with some emoji-inspired slime. Dress to get messy! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Celebrate World Emoji Day with some emoji-inspired slime. Dress to get messy! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/03Understanding Your Financial Brain. Managing Money With Life Cycle Theory. 

07/10Basic Investing: Keep It Simple. The Key Financial Instruments. 

07/17How to Use Credit Optimally. Investing in Education. 

07/24The Economics of Home Ownership. Managing Risk With Insurance. 

07/31Essential Tax Principles. Saving for Retirement. 
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Movie Matinee

Jupiter Branch
"The Emoji Movie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (86 min.) A family-friendly viewing. Refreshments provided. All ages. PG
07/17
"The Emoji Movie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (86 min.) A family-friendly viewing. Refreshments provided. All ages. PG
Jul 2018

Science Explorers

Main Library
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03Grades  K-2.

07/03Grades  3-5.

07/10Grades  K-2.

07/10Grades  3-5.

07/17Grades  K-2.

07/17Grades  3-5.

07/24Grades  K-2.

07/24Grades  3-5.
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tech Talk: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
07/03

07/05

07/10

07/12

07/17

07/19

07/24

07/26
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jul 2018

Kiddie Stay & Play - Rescheduled

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Work on your early literacy skills with your friends while having a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles and puppets. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/17
Work on your early literacy skills with your friends while having a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles and puppets. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Pirates & Mermaids: Over Wave & Under Sea

Acreage Branch
Pirates, put on your patches! Mermaids, get ready to swim! Splash into an evening you’ll treasure full of undersea tales, songs and games. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) 
07/16
Pirates, put on your patches! Mermaids, get ready to swim! Splash into an evening you’ll treasure full of undersea tales, songs and games. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

PBC Fire Rescue Safety Classes

Main Library
Preregister. 
07/09CPR. (2 hr.) 

07/16First Aid for Adults. (60 min.) 

07/23CPR for Pets. (60 min.) 

07/30Fire Safety. (60 min.) 
Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Popcorn & a Movie

Jupiter Branch
"Creature From the Black Lagoon." ©Universal Pictures. (79 min.) G
07/16
"Creature From the Black Lagoon." ©Universal Pictures. (79 min.) G
Jul 2018

Cardboard Car: Lightning McQueen & Tow Mater

Belle Glade Branch
Team up with your child to transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly Disney cars. Supplies provided.  All ages. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
07/16
Team up with your child to transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly Disney cars. Supplies provided.  All ages. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts: Paint Like Picasso Edition

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Make-N-Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Virtual Author Visit With Marcie Cullen

West Boynton Branch
Read a "Super Happy Party Bears" book and discuss with the author via Skype. Copies available at the children’s services desk. Grades 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Read a "Super Happy Party Bears" book and discuss with the author via Skype. Copies available at the children’s services desk. Grades 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/02

07/06

07/09

07/16

07/20

07/23
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Musical Physical Education for You & Me With Patty Shukla

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Read In & Snacks

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) 
07/09

07/16
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Crochet Class for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16

07/30
Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"Phantom Thread." ©Focus Features. (130 min.) R
07/16
"Phantom Thread." ©Focus Features. (130 min.) R
Jul 2018

Maker Monday

Main Library
Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02Let's Go Fly A Kite: experience kite making.Ages  5-10.

07/09Clay Molding: sculpting with Degas as a guide.Ages  5-10. Cancelled

07/16Wall Lettering: Make a colorful addition to your wall with multi-colored gravel.Ages  5-8.

07/23DIY Game: Make a portable tic-tac-toe game.Ages  7-10. Cancelled
Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
07/16
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

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. 
07/16
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Kids' Music Circle

Main Library
Sing, shake and play along with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive Kids' Music Circle. Ages  2-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Sing, shake and play along with music specialist Noam Brown during this fun, engaging and 100% interactive Kids' Music Circle. Ages  2-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 

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