Activity Information
Dec 2018

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
12/11
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Tertulia Literaria: "Las viudas de los jueves" de Claudia Piñeiro

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Thursday Night Widows")

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Martes, 11 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/11
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Dec 2018

PJ Family Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Oh what fun we will have listening to holiday stories and creating a keepsake craft. Don’t forget to wear your coziest holiday pajamas! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Oh what fun we will have listening to holiday stories and creating a keepsake craft. Don’t forget to wear your coziest holiday pajamas! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents: Community Art Talks

Wellington Branch
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Zombie Holiday Party

Tequesta Branch
Decorate zombie gingerbread cookies, create a zombie tree globe and learn the Zombie Carol. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Decorate zombie gingerbread cookies, create a zombie tree globe and learn the Zombie Carol. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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 & up. (90 min.) 
12/11
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
12/11
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

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

12/11
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Scented Holiday Cards

Lantana Road Branch
Enjoy making holiday cards with a seasonal scent. (Allergy warning: cinnamon will be used.) Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Enjoy making holiday cards with a seasonal scent. (Allergy warning: cinnamon will be used.) Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
12/04

12/11

12/18
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Dec 2018

"C" Is for Cookie

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Celebrate National Cookie Day by decorating a sweet treat and listening to delicious stories. Snacks provided. Ages 4-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Celebrate National Cookie Day by decorating a sweet treat and listening to delicious stories. Snacks provided. Ages 4-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Brrr... It's a Snowy Day

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two and participate in some (pretend) snow activities. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/11
Listen to a story or two and participate in some (pretend) snow activities. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Button Art Mittens

Gardens Branch
Create a beautiful mitten masterpiece that can be displayed all winter long! Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Create a beautiful mitten masterpiece that can be displayed all winter long! Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Windows

Wellington Branch
Come and create your own "stained glass" tissue paper winter window.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/11
Come and create your own "stained glass" tissue paper winter window.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Herbs for Health & Wellness

West Boynton Branch
Ada Medina-Solorzano, from PBC Extension Service, explains how you can use herbs to enhance your meals and support wellness. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Ada Medina-Solorzano, from PBC Extension Service, explains how you can use herbs to enhance your meals and support wellness. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Medicare Financial Assistance Programs

Lantana Road Branch
SHINE is a statewide network of trained volunteer counselors that can provide you with free insurance counseling and Medicare coverage. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
SHINE is a statewide network of trained volunteer counselors that can provide you with free insurance counseling and Medicare coverage. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Free at Your Fingertips

Acreage Branch
Take a tour of our website and learn how to find magazine and newspaper articles, get free résumé help, conduct genealogy research and more. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Take a tour of our website and learn how to find magazine and newspaper articles, get free résumé help, conduct genealogy research and more. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Is Coming: Make a Snow Globe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create a blizzard of snow in a glass jar for home decorating or gift giving. Materials provided.  Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Create a blizzard of snow in a glass jar for home decorating or gift giving. Materials provided.  Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Glades Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Cooking the Books: "Cravings: Hungry for More," by Chrissy Teigen 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
12/11
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

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

12/11
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Handmade Ornaments

Lantana Road Branch
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/09

12/11
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.
12/04

12/06

12/11

12/13

12/18

12/27
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.
Dec 2018

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, movement, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04Celebrate Peace.

12/11Celebrate Love!

12/18Celebrate Joy!
Music, movement, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

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

12/10
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

College 101 Part I & II

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Feeling overwhelmed by the college application process? These workshops will set you on the right path! Attendance to both is highly recommended. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/03Part I: The College Application and School Selection Process.

12/10Part II: The College Essay and the SATs/ACTs.
Feeling overwhelmed by the college application process? These workshops will set you on the right path! Attendance to both is highly recommended. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Working With Your Energy

Lantana Road Branch
Ms. Adele Kristiansson explores interactive ways to engage our energetic awareness in relationships and strengthen our connection through self-guidance. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Ms. Adele Kristiansson explores interactive ways to engage our energetic awareness in relationships and strengthen our connection through self-guidance. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/10
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
12/10
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Cookie Book Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Grab a copy of the book, “Minecraft: The Crash,” by Tracey Baptiste. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) 
12/10
Grab a copy of the book, “Minecraft: The Crash,” by Tracey Baptiste. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
12/10
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread Adventures

West Boynton Branch
Run as fast as you can ... to hear adventures about gingerbread characters and then collage your own gingerbread decoration to take home. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Run as fast as you can ... to hear adventures about gingerbread characters and then collage your own gingerbread decoration to take home. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/10
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Pandora's Box

Lantana Road Branch
Design your own magical gift box. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Design your own magical gift box. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.  National Identity-Twins and Enemies. Lost and Restoration-Two Biblical Stories. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
12/10
The World of Biblical Israel.  National Identity-Twins and Enemies. Lost and Restoration-Two Biblical Stories. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Dec 2018

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/10
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

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

12/10
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
12/03

12/10

12/17
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Dec 2018

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Play, learn and discover using baby dolls. Bathe, dress, feed, and care for them. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Play, learn and discover using baby dolls. Bathe, dress, feed, and care for them. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
12/03

12/10

12/17
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Now I Know My ABCs

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy playing literacy-based games with your child to introduce and reinforce the alphabet. Ages 2-5. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Enjoy playing literacy-based games with your child to introduce and reinforce the alphabet. Ages 2-5. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Festival of Lights Celebration

Wellington Branch
Celebrate this South Asian Festival with fun, flair and fanfare! Hear stories, learn traditions and watch lively performances.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/09
Celebrate this South Asian Festival with fun, flair and fanfare! Hear stories, learn traditions and watch lively performances.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) Preregister. PG-13
12/09
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) Preregister. PG-13

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